Alta Vista Recording
Igniting Excellence Since 1995

Alta Vista Recording Gear

Consoles
  • Sony MXP 2926 and Sony MXP 390
Outboard Preamps
  • 2 channels of Black Lion API clones
  • 2 channel strips from a Audix BBC broadcast desk from the ’70s (Absolutely Superb! Class A pres with compression and British EQ)
  • 8 Focusrite Clarett pres
  • 4 channels of FMR RNP
  • 16 channels of Sony class A pres
  • Mindprint En-Voice MK2
Outboard Dynamic Processors
  • Valley People 440 compressor/limiter
  • 2 FMR PBC-6As
  • Chameleon Labs 7720 SSL clone bus compressor
  • DBX 160A
  • ART ProVLA (with Telefunken & Siemens tubes)
Microphones
  • 2 Sputnik tube mics
  • EV RE20
  • Shure KSM 32
  • Audio Technica 4050
  • Neumann KM 84
  • AKG 460 B
  • 2 AKG C1000S
  • Sennheiser 511
  • 3 Sennheiser 604s
  • Beyer M380 TG
  • Audio Technica ATM29HE
  • 2 Audio Technica ATM63a
  • 4 Shure SM 58s
  • 5 Shure SM 57s
Software
  • Avid Protools 11
  • Digital Performer 5.13
  • Universal Audio 2 card with SSL bus compressor, Neve 88RS channnel strip
  • Fairchild, LA-2A, 1176,VCA style compressor and Precison Limiter
  • Plate 140, Dreamverb, Real verb reverbs
  • Pultec EQP-1A and Pultec Pro, Neve 1073, Precision EQ equalizers
  • Precision Enhancer and Precison De-esser
  • Slate Digital Virtual Console Collection
  • Slate Digital Virtual Tape Machines
  • Waves Tony Maserati Signature Series
  • Waves C4 Multiband Compressor
  • H-EQ Hybrid Equalizer
  • Kramer HLS Channel
  • Ultramaximizer
  • LoAir
  • ModoMod
  • Kramer Master Tape
  • H-Delay
  • Q10
  • McDSP Project Studio bundle
  • Waves Musicians 2 bundle
  • PSP Vintage Warmer 1 and 2
  • Izotope RX Noise Reduction
Monitoring
  • JBL soffit-mounted 4410s powerred by Hafler Pro2400
  • Yamaha HS80M Active monitors
  • Radio Shack computer speakers for checking mixes on low end systems
  • Optimus speakers powered by an Onkyo power amp for checking mixes on home stereo grade systems
Outboard Equalization
  • Altec 1/3 octave graphic eq
  • Rane GE-14 graphic eq
  • DOD R 8158 graphic eq
Drums
  • Vintage 1966 Slingerlands
  • 5 snare drums from Camco, Slingerland, Pearl, Tama and LP (picolo)
  • 15 Zildjian cymbals
  • Lots of percussion toys
Keyboards
  • M-Audio ProKeys 88SX
Power Amps
  • Hafler PRO2400