THE SSL ROOMS

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EQUIPMENT LIST

LARGE FORMAT CONSOLE;
SOLID STATE LOGIC 6000 E Series (SSL 6048 E|G+)
 

  • 48 channels

  • 32 mic preamps (mix of Al smart modified, G series & E transformer)

  • Original E series 02 Brown Eq (Preferred by many engineers for Drums, Guitars and

    punch)

    (4x Black EQ channels (242) and 4x g series Pink EQ also available for hot swap)

  • DBX VCA’s

  • VCA Fader automation

  • Plasma Meters

  • E series with updated G line amps (the same as CLA’s console)

  • Completely recapped in 2019 and restored fully in 2021

  • This 6000, is identical to a 4000 (same parts in every way including the master bus

    designs! It’s just uses 3x 4000 mix buses cards that then also drive a program bus

    for a 3 stereo master bus outputs)

  • This is the ACTUAL console from Armstrong’s AAV (Later called Metropolis) one of

    Australia’s largest studios at it’s prime. Our desk was responsible for 8 out of every 10 hit records from 1985 until 2006 (According to the article published in The Age) Aussie artists such as; John Farnham, INXS, Cold Chisel, Jimmy Barns, James Ryne, Delta Goodrem, Powderfinger and Internationals including, Bob Dylan, Sir Paul McCartney, Dave Ghrol & Bon Jovi.

THD LABS - TANGERINE AUTOMATION SYSTEM

Modern Automation computer for the SSL.
 

  • Works on the same computer as the DAW

  • Stand-alone application that works like the old SSL G+ computer (for the purists)

  • Plugin that works on PRO TOOLS and other DAW’s (Visually shows the SSL

    channel faders (Allows fader, cut and solo automation to be written directly to a drop down lane on the protools channel. as you would any plugin automation! - Also lets you select the automation modes from SSL switches)

  • Mackie HUI emulation (So if you want to use the SSL to write protools fader automation too, you can!)

  • RECALL IT - SSL’s total recall is updated to 0.1db accuracy!! As well as high resolution graphics, the real time recall display can be opened on ANY device with a internet browser on the same network, So iPads and iPhones can all access the Recall system

This system allows you to use the SSL automation, saved to your protools session! Plus with total recall you can now digitally recall the entire console fast to an improved accuracy of 0.1db steps

ATOMIC LABS POWER SUPPLY FOR SSL

Modern PSU Stability

  • Increases Headroom

  • Reduces noise floor an extra -13dbu

  • Improved transient response

  • 50% less power consumption

  • Console can be turned off everyday

  • Custom built Plasma meter power supply that improves console mains by filtering

    meter path.

PROTOOLS HDX SYSTEM (Converters | System)

64- 64 I/O

  • Protools Ultimate on Avid HDX

  • Mac Pro ‘trash can Model’ - 32gb ram - 6 core.

  • Sonnet PCIe Thunderbolt Rackmount chasis

  • Lynx Aurora N 32 - Hilo mastering grade converter 192k

  • Lynx Aurora N 16 - Hilo mastering grade converter 192k

  • Lynx Aurora 16 - Mastering grade converter 192k

  • The entire Waves Mercury plug in suite + Abby road collection & others

  • 64 inputs and 64 outputs of mastering grade conversion

Compressors

  • API 2500 Stereo Bus Compressor

  • JLM mod chameleon labs 7720 compressor

  • Black Lion Bluey - blue stripe 1176

  • WA76 - 1176 limiting amp with Revive audio mod and Nos transformer

  • WA76 - 1176 limiting amp with Revive audio mod and Nos transformer

  • Black Lion Audio Seventeen

  • Black Lion audio Seventeen

  • WA2A - LA2A clone - (Revive mod)

  • WA2A - LA2A clone (Revive mod)

  • Empirical labs Distressor

  • Empirical labs Distressor

  • Empirical labs Distressor

  • Empirical labs Distressor

  • 48 SSL dynamics sections

  • SSL 4000 G Console master bus compressor

Preamps

  • NEVE 1073 DPX (Dual Original 1073 + EQ)

  • WA273 EQ - dual 1073 preamps with EQ modified with original Neve used

    transformers and audio path upgrade by Hx

  • WA273 EQ - dual 1073 preamps with EQ modified with original Neve used

    transformers and audio path upgrade by Hx

  • UA4710 - 4x 710 preamps with compression

  • WA412 - 4x API 512 style preamps.

  • Avalon 737sp Black Edition

  • 32 SSL Preamps

Effects units

  • Eventide H8000

  • Roland RE- 210 space echo

  • TC electronic m2000

  • Aphex aural exciter

  • Yamaha Rev-7

Headphone amp etc,

  • 8 ch headphone amp and distributor

  • 8 channel hearback system with 4x hearback mixers

Monitoring,

  • Focal SM9 monitors

  • Yamaha Ns10

  • Tannoy studio Gold

EQ & Gates / expanders

  • Pultec clone EQ

  • Pultec clone EQ

  • 48 Brown E Series SSL EQ

  • 4 Black E series SSL EQ

  • 48 SSL gates / expanders

MIDI and machine control;

  • 8 channel control surface for Protools

  • Korg micro key midi controller

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