Equipment

Equipment

At A Sharp Recording Studios we believe that having and providing the very best equipment that works 100% is crucial. Our goal is to be one of the most sophisticated studios in Sydney.

If you’re interested have a look at what we have and just to be clear there are no equipment charges at A Sharp so if you see it and want to use it you can!

 MicrophonesCondenser Mic’s

  • Telefunken Electroakustik ELA M 251 E
  • 2 x Telefunken Electroakustik ELA M 260
  • Neumann U87
  • 2 x Vintage Neumann U89
  • Neumann U47 Fet
  • 2 x Neumann KM184
  • Neumann M147
  • 2 x DPA 4011-A Cardioid
  • 2 x Telefunken Electroakustik AK47 MKII
  • 2 x AKG XLS II (gold face)
  • 2 x AKG C451B’s
  • 3 x 4041 Audio Technica
  • SoundLabs Stereo Mic

Ribbon Mic’s

  • 2 x Royer 121
  • 2 x Coles 4038
  • 2 x Vintage 1960’s Cadenza Ribbons
  • Reslo Sound Red label Pencil Head
  • Reslo Sound Red Label – Beatles Mic
  • Cascade Fat Head II

Dynamic Mic’s

  • Shure SM7B
  • 5 x Sennheiser MD421
  • AKG D12
  • AKG D112
  • 4 x Shure SM57
  • 2 x Shure Beta 57
  • 2 x Shure SM58
  • Shure Beta 58
  • Shure 55 SH
  • 2 x Beyer Dynamic M201
  • EV RE20
  • 3 x Audio D4
  • 2 x Audio D6
  • 2 x Cad 70e’s

Instruments and Amps

Amps and Cabs

  • 1972 JMP Marshall 50W Lead Head
  • Marshall 4×12 Celestion Mid 1970’s Unbraced Cab
  • Marshall 4×12 1960AV Cab
  • VOX AC30C2X Blue Alnico
  • Leslie 710 (with pre-amp)
  • Marshall Class 5 Combo
  • Fender 410 Bassman
  • Ampeg SVT-CL 500 All tube head
  • Ampeg 410-HLF Cab
  • Orange TTC15 Tiny Terror 15W Head
  • Orange TTC15Dark Terror 15W Head
  • Orange 1×12 Cab
  • 1970 Vintage MusicMan Vintage 112

Guitars

  • Fender Deluxe Precision Bass with J and P pickups
  • Fender Telecaster Player Honey Blonde
  • Gretech G5422TG with Bigsbey Snowcrest White
  • CustomShop RGC USA Les Paul with Doyle Coils PAF Humbuckers
  • CustomShop RGC USA Stratocaster with Zexcoil ZVN/H &D5 Pickups
  • Maton Acoustic Performer 808
  • Classical SPCG44 Guitar
  • SLCEQ 12 String Ashton Guitar
  • Tasman C300 Acoustic Guitar

Pedals

  • Moog Freq Box MF107
  • Eternity Love Pedal
  • EHX Big Muff
  • Red Witch Empress Chorus
  • Strymon Blue Sky
  • Dazatronyx Optical Tremelo
  • Dazatronyx Germanium Amplifer
  • Dazatronyx Fetish Booster
  • Crowella Effects – “Animated” bass distortion
  • DarkGlass Microtubes B7K Ultra
  • EHX silencer
  • ProCo Turbo Rat Distortion
  • MXR Dyna Comp
  • Moog FreqBox
  • Vox WahWah
  • Minxon Wombat Dingo
  • Voodoo Power 4×4
  • Smart Research Guitar Di-Deluxe System

Drums and Percussion

  • Vintage Ludwig 1973 Olive and Green badge 22′ 12′ 13′ 16′
  • Pearl Vintage 1970 Wood / Fibreglass kit
  • Yamaha Recording Custom Drum Kit (late 80’s) 20′ 10′ 12′ 14′
  • Pearl Masters Pearl Maple Reserve Drum Kit 22′ 12′ 14′ 18′
  • Zildian Hand-made Custom 15′ High Hats
  • Zildjian A Custom Cymbals and 14′ High Hat
  • Ludwig Black Beauty, Brass hoops 14×5
  • Ludwig 50th Anniversary Supraphonic 14×5
  • Gretsch Hand Hammer Stainless Steel Snare 14×8
  • George Way Solid Copper Snare 14×5
  • Ludwig Copperphonic 14 x 5
  • Ludwig Maples Salesman Snare 14 x5
  • Ludwig Black Beauty Piccolo Snare 13 x 3
  • Ludwig Acrolite 14 x 5
  • Adoro Walnut Snare 14 x 5
  • 1958 Slingerland Radio King 14 x 5
  • Pearl Sensitone 14.5 x 5
  • LP Cajon American Stage
  • Congas
  • LP Brass dimple Tambourine
  • Triangle
  • Egg Shaker
  • Claves
  • Maracas

Piano and Keys

  • Alex Steinbach Grand Piano
  • Hammond M102 & Leslie 710 (with pre-amp).
  • Roland System 8 with Jupiter 8, SH101 and Juno 106
  • Arturia Keylab 88 MkII
  • M-Audio Axiom AIR 66
  • ImpOscar Controller G-Force
  • Moog Voyager Performer (on request)

Recording and equipment

Mic Pre’s

  • 24 x SSL SuperAnalogue preamps (SSW AWS948 Console)
  • 4 x Classic Neve 1073
  • 2 x Neve 1081
  • 2 x Neve 8801 Channel Strips
  • 4 x API 512V
  • 2 x Chandler TG2
  • 2 x Golden Age Pre-73 MKII
  • Manley VoxBox

Dynamics and EQ

  • Shadow Hills Mastering Compressor
  • Manley Variable Mu Limiter/Compressor
  • Chandler TG1
  • AMS Neve 33609 JD
  • Tube Tech SMC 2BM
  • POM PYE Compressor
  • Therminic Cutlure Vulture
  • 8 x SSL X-Rack Dynamics “Black Face”
  • 2 x Empirical Labs Distressors
  • 2 x Teletronix LA 2A
  • 2 x UA 1176
  • Inward Connections VacRac TLS3
  • Manley Massive Passive Mastering
  • 2 x Cartec Audio EQP1-A
  • Avalon AD2055
  • Great River – Harrison EQ

Hardware Effects and Reverbs

  • Echo Fix EF-X2 Tape Echo with Sprint Reverb and DSP Reverb/Chorus
  • Eventide H8000FW
  • Bricasti M7 with Remote M10
  • Lexicon PCM 92
  • TC Electronic M5000
  • TC Helicon Voice Pro

Recording

  • 3 x AVID DH I/O 16×16 converters
  • Pro Tools Ultimate 2021 | HDX
  • AVID Sync
  • Antelope OCX-V Clock
  • Tascam DV-RA1000HD
  • Otari 5050 1/4’ reel to reel with GP9, 456 and 499

Monitoring

  • PMC Loudspeakers IB2S-XBD-AII Main Monitors
  • ADAM Audio S2v Near Field
  • Avantone MixCubes
  • Tannoy Reveal’s (studio Floor Monitors)
  • Hearback Headphone System
  • 5 x beyerdynamic DT770 Pr0
  • 5 x AKG 271 MkII
  • 1 x AKG 612
  • 4 x Audiotechnica M40X
  • Custom Headphone Splitter Box (20 headphones lines)

Plug-ins

  • Universal audio – UAD (12 cores of DSP)
  • SoundToys V5
  • Waves
  • Celemony Melodyne Studio 4
  • iZotope Isight, Ozone RX3 Advanced
  • Antares Auto-Tune
  • Fab Filter
  • NI Komlete Ulitmate 10
  • AIR
  • Leixcon
  • Sonnex
  • Valhalla
  • Steve Slate Trigger