Equipment

We have a wide range of vintage and modern equipment available in Control Room Two, including our prized Soundcraft 8000 recording console which has been freshly refurbished and tests as good as the day it left the factory; warm, clear and punchy.

Console and Monitoring
►Duntech Marquis full-range monitors
►Hedback Designed Acoustics rooms

►Soundcraft 8000 analog console with 24 mic inputs and 4-band parametric EQs.
Boutique preamps
Atlas JT-676 Juggernaut Twin (2 ch)
►Chandler TG2 Abbey Road Edition (2 ch)
►Great River MP-2NV (2 ch)
►Daking (Trident) Mic Pre IV (4 ch)
►Pendulum Audio MDP-1 (valve, 2 ch)
►ART PRO-MPA II (valve, modified, 2 ch)

Total: 38 channels of mic preamps
Microphones
►Soundelux (David Bock) M251 (valve)
►2x Audio-Technica AT-4050
►Audio-Technica AT-4047
►Beyerdynamic MC740N
►2x Townsend Labs Sphere L22
►Avantone BV-200 (valve)
►4x Audio-Technica ATM-450
►2x DPA 4099
►2x R77 active ribbons
►Film Industries M8 ribbon (vintage)
►Cascade Vin-Jet ribbon
►Shure SM7b
►Shure Beta 52
►AKG D12VR
►AKG D112
►Sennheiser MD918
Interface and Conversion
►RME UFX with TotalMixFX, 30 channels I/O @ 48kHz
►dbx Quantum mastering ADDA (2 channels I/O)
►ADA8200 ADDA (16 channels I/O)
►Presonus HP6 headphone amp for 6 stereo headphone sends
Processing plugins
►FabFilter TotalBundle (all plugins)
►Eventide (all plugins)
►Soundtoys v5 (all plugins)
►Celemony Melodyne 5
►SyncroArts ReVoice Pro
►SyncroArts VocAlign Ultra
►Empirical Labs Arousor
►iZotope RX Advanced
►Zynaptiq Unveil & Unfilter
►Oeksound Soothe2 & Spiff
►LiquidSonics Seventh Heaven Pro
►LiquidSonics Illusion
►Valhalla DSP (all plugins)
►Tokyo Dawn Labs (all plugins)
►Klanghelm (all plugins)
►u-he (all effects)
►Eareckon (all plugins)
►PSP Audioware
►Some Slate, some Waves
Guitar pedals
We have a big collection of boutique distortions. Pedals with *asterisk accept Dax's own 'Hardware Plugins' to expand your palette.

►Custom DOD OD250 (grey version)*
►Klone Centaur
►Hardwire CM-2
►Darkglass Microtubes B3K (bass)
►Custom Fulltone Fulldrive 2
►ENO Myomorpha (ProCo Rat)
►Custom ZVex Mastrotron
►Custom Octave Fuzz*
►Marshall Jackhammer JH-1
►Custom Timmy-on-steroids*
►Custom Sunn Model-T preamp
►Ibanez WD7 Weeping Demon Wah
►Custom Bogner Ecstacy Red/Blue (coming soon)
►Custom Wampler Ecstacy (coming soon)
►Custom Super-Duper-OCD (coming soon)
Instruments and Amps
►Custom Bassman (Fender) 50 watt valve guitar amp
►Marshall JMD:1 50 watt valve guitar amp (customised)
►VOX V125 guitar amp (customised)
►Carlsbro Stingray Super guitar combo amp with 2x12" Fane Powertones (mid 70s)
►Carlsbro Stingray Lead guitar amp (early 80s)
►Laney LC16 guitar amp (early 70s)
►Custom cab with 12" Celestion vintage 30 and Eminence speakers
►Marshall 1936 cab customised with 1970s Celestion 12" Greenback
►Fender Blues Deville 4x10" combo amp (on request)
►Ibanez Ergodyne active pickup bass guitar
►Lorenzo 1960s suitcase wind organ
►Kurzweil SP2X 88-note fully-weighted, piano action MIDI master keyboard
►Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2.5 synth
►Over 40Gb of world-best piano libraries
►Native Instruments Komplete 13
►Many other software synths and real samples
►Our snare drum collection
►14 x 6" Premier brass floating snare
►14 x 6" Custom birch ply snare
►13 x 4" Taye birch basswood snare
‍►12 x 5" Tama steel snare
A collectible hand-made Brady Fiberglass drum kit is also available for £60/day.
►22 x 18" bass drum
►8 x 6.5" tom
►10 x 7" tom
►12 x 9" tom
►16 x 16" tom
►All snare drums listed above
►All hardware
►BYO breakables (sticks & cymbals)
If there's a piece of gear you absolutely must have, we've built relationships with two of the UK's largest hire companies and can source everything from guitar and bass amps to drum kits and guitars of all vintages.
So whether it's a Marshall JCM-800, Ampeg SVT or Martin acoustic, just let us know what you're after and we can get a price for you.

Puzzle Factory also has the RoboMic; A remote microphone positioning robot designed and built by our own Dax Liniere. With it's retro-styled joystick, we can precisely adjust mic position to fine tune your sound from the control room. It's the perfect tool for recording guitar amps.

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