Gear list

Carbonite Sound is a professional recording studio located in Ojai, CA, featuring the best of both vintage analog and modern digital tools. Sound is our passion, and we focus on making recordings with standout quality.

Analog

  • Studer A827 (2", 24 track)

  • Tascam 388 (1/4", 8 track)

Digital

  • Pro Tools HDX

  • 2012 Mac Pro 12 core (2.66) Westmere with 32 gig RAM

  • UAD2 pcie (One Quad, One Octo)

  • 48 Channel of I/O (32 channels HD I/O, 16 channels 96 I/O)

  • Apogee Big Ben word clock generator

RECORDERS
MICROPHONES

Ribbon

  • Coles 40 38 (2)

  • Royer R121 (2)

  • Beyerdynamic M160 (4)

  • AEA R84 (2)

  • AEA KU4 (2)

  • AEA KU5A (2)

  • AEA R44ce (2)

  • RCA 77DX (2)

  • Cascade X-15 (stereo, fixed blumlein)

Dynamic

  • AKG D12e

  • AKG D112 (3)

  • AKG D120e (2)

  • Audix D6

  • Electro-Voice RE-20

  • Electro-Voice 644

  • Electro-Voice 664 (2)

  • Electro-Voice 421 (6)

  • Sennheiser 421 (6)

  • Sennheiser 441

  • Sennheiser 609 silver

  • Shure 55s

  • Shure SM56 (unidyne)

  • Shure SM57 (7)

  • Shure SM58 (2)

  • Shure SM7b (2)

  • Placid Audio Copperphone (2)

  • Yamaha Subkick

 

Condenser

  • ADK Z-Mod 67 (2) (tube)

  • ADK Z-Mod 251 (2) (tube)

  • AKG 451 (2)

  • AKG 452 EB (2)

  • AKG 414 EB (2)

  • AKG 414 BULS

  • AKG C12a (2)

  • CAD E200

  • Flea Microphones Flea-12 (2) tube

  • Flea Microphones Flea-47 (2) tube

  • Flea Microphones Flea-49 next (2) tube

  • Neumann U87 AI

  • Neumann U89 AI

  • Neumann FET 47 (vintage)

  • Neumann KM 84 (2)

  • Neumann KM-56 (2)

  • Sennheiser MKH-416 (shotgun)

  • Rode NTG2 (shotgun)

  • Sanken CO-100k (2)

  • Sanken COS-11D (lav) (2)

  • Shure Beta 87a

  • Shure AXS

  • Telefunken AR-70 (stereo) (tube)

  • Telefunken ELA M 260 (2) (tube)

  • Soundelux Elux 251

  • Wunder Audio CM67-S (2) (tube)

  • Chameleon Labs TS1 mkll (2) (tube)

  • Peluso P67 (tube)

  • Sony ECM-50 (lav)

  • Sony ECM-170

  • SSL AWS 900+ SE

MIXER
OUTBOARD GEAR

 Dynamics/Harmonic Processors

  • BAE 10DC (2)

  • Spactra Sonics 610 Complimiter (2)

  • SSL G Series Compressor (2, outboard & in AWS)

  • SSL Channel Dynamics Module (2, in AWS)

  • Inward Connections The Brute II

  • Api 2500

  • Api 525

  • BSS DPR-901

  • Daking FET III

  • Alan Smart C2

  • Empirical Labs Fatso Jr

  • Empirical Labs Distressor (3)

  • Empirical Labs DerrEsser

  • SPL Transient Designer 4 (2)

  • Retro Instruments Doublewide (2)

  • Retro Instruments 176 (2)

  • Retro Instruments Sta-Level

  • Q2 Compex F760X-RS

  • Q2 Compex F765 (2)

  • Little Labs VOG

  • Gates SA-39b (2)

  • Charter Oak SCL - 1

  • Kush Audio Tweaker (2)

  • Thermioniic Culture The Culture Vulture

  • Dizengoff Audio D864 (2)

  • Black Lion Seventeen (2)

  • CBS Audimax 4440a (2)

  • Airfield Audio Liminator 2

  • Highland Dynamics BG2 (2)

  • Mercury Audio 66 (2)

  • BBE Sonic Maximizer 422a

  • dbx 160a (2)

  • dbx 120

  • Art Pro VLA

  • Summit Audio TLA-50

  • Behringer Composer

  • Behringer Tube Composer

  • Waldorf 2 Pole

  • Equilizers

  • SSL Channel E/G (24 in AWS)

  • API 560 (6)

  • Kush Audio Electra (2)

  • Great River Harrison 32b

  • Chandler Audio Curve Bender

  • Pultec EQP-1A (2)

  • Orban 622b

  • Tascam 388 channel eq (8)

  • Mic Pre's

  • SSL K series (24, in AWS)

  • Chandler Audio TG-2 500 (2)

  • Mercury Audio AM-16D (4)

  • Heritage Audio HA-73 jr (2)

  • Golden Age Project 573 (2)

  • Undertone Audio MPDI-4 (4 channels)

  • Rupert Neve Designs Portico 5024 (4)

  • Daking Audio Mic-Pre IV (4) (16 chnl)

  • Aurora Audio GTP-8 (channels)

  • Heritage Audio HA-74 EQx2 (8 channels)

  • Api 312 (10) (Vintage)

  • BAE 312a with Avedis 1122 op amp (1)

  • Burl Audio B1d (6)

  • Cartec Pre-Q5 (2)

  • Black Box Analog Vacuum Tube mic pre

  • Dizengoff Audio D4 (2)

  • Demeter VTMP - 2 (2 channels)

  • Neve 1272, (2 racked by Brent Averill)

  • Tascam 388 (8 channels)

  • Outboard FX

  • EMT 140 (stereo)

  • AKG BX5

  • Sansui RA-500

  • Delta Lab Acousticomputer

  • Ensoniq DP/4

  • Eventide 2016

  • Kurzweil Mangker

  • Yamaha SPX-900

  • Fender Reverb Tank

  • Echoplex EP-1

  • Various Guitar Pedals

MONITORING
  • Barefoot Sound Mini Main 12

  • ATC SCM 25A

  • ​Dyna Audio BM5A (5, for surround)​

  • Genelec 1092A (For 5.1 or with ATC's)

INSTRUMENTS

Keys 

**all pianos have helpinstill pickup systems**

  • Kawai Grand 1971 KG5

  • Kawai upright BL-71

  • Wurlitzer Upright Piano (old funky honkytonk)

  • Wurlitzer 206 (with tremolo mod)

  • Hammond C3 with Leslie 147

  • Jaymar toy piano

  • Arp Quartet

  • Dave Smith Instruments Prophet 6

  • Roland Boutique JP-08

  • Roland Boutique JU-06

  • Yamah Reface CS

  • Mellotron M400D

  • Arp Odyssey (reissue)

  • Roland Juno 60

  • Roland SH 101

  • Roand TR8s

  • Teenage Engineering OP-1

Drums

  • C&C 12th & Vine 4 piece

    • 14" rack​

    • 13" 

    • 22" kick

  • Tama custom Monarch prototype 4 piece​

    • 24" kick​

  • 6 & 1/2" Rodgers ​snare

  • 6 & 1/2" Tama Gladiator snare

  • 5" Rodgers vintage snare

Guitars

  • Dan Electro Electric Baritone

  • Dan Electro 12 string electric

  • Fender Jazzmaster American Pro

  • Fender Strat American 60's

  • Fender Strat Mexican

  • Fender 12 string acoustic

  • Fender Telecaster American 60's

  • Gibson ES 335 Dot

  • Gretsch Chet Atkins Country Gentleman

  • Gibson LG1 acoustic

  • Gibson Hummingbird Studio acoustic

  • Gibson Les Paul custom 1973

  • Gibson Les Paul special 

  • Gibson Les Paul standard '60's

  • Martin D28 acoustic

  • National Reso Phonic resonator

  • Olympia Tacoma 90397 acoustic dreadnought

  • Seagull S6 Original "Nashville strung" Acoustic

  • Silvertone Aristocrat arch top 1956

  • Squier Super Sonic

  • Yamaha NTX700C classical cutaway

Bass Guitars

  • Fender Jazz Bass

  • Fender Precision Bass

  • Fender Mustang Bass

  • Gibson Ripper

  • Guild Startfire II

  • Hofner

  • Rickenbacker 4003

  • Insert instruments

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