Gates Sta Level

Equipment List

All of the gear is meticulously restored recapped and modified to better than original specs. Nearly all modern commercially manufactured equipment used in the studio is modified to improve their performance. All cabling is upgraded to copperfree Sommer and Monster cables.


Vintage HELIOS discrete console with 40 Olympic style EQs from 1972
32 channels with Mic Pre, 24 Monitor Inputs, 16 Output Busses,
8 Aux Busses, Total of 64 Inputs in Mixdown
RTW Broadcastmonitor rebuild and modified by Charly Bohaimid


Lipinski L-707A Grand
ASR Emitter 1 Clear Blue
Auratone 5RC (vintage)
Bryston 3B ST
Crane Song Avocet IIA
Beyerdynamic DT-770 M
Sennheiser HD 600
Sennheiser HD 25
Spiral Ear 5-Way Ultimate
Waves DigiGrid Q


Studer A800 MKIII 2" 16 Track Tape Machine
Telefunken M15 1/2" Stereo Master Machine
Avid Pro Tools
Antelope Audio Orion 32 HD
Burl B2 Bomber ADC
Sound Devices MixPre 3
Waves DigiGrid Server One
Waves Digigrid IOC
Waves DigiGrid MGO
Waves DigiGrid D


(1) API 312 MicPre (Vintage)
(8) Earthworks ZDT Pre-Amps
(32) Helios Pre-Amps (in console)
(8) Warm Audio (2x WA-412 4-channel)
(1) API 2500 Legacy Bus Compressor
(1) API 525c Compressor (vintage)
(8) Audio Design F760 Compressor
(2) DBX 160 VU
(1) Drawmer DS 201 Gate
(1) Foote Control System P3S Compressor (ME)
(1) Gates Sta-Level
(1) Inward Connections The Brute Compressor
(1) NTP 179-170
(1) Solid State Logic FX G384 with Gold Can VCAs
(2) Standard Audio Level-Or
(1) Thermionic Culture Vulture Mastering
(1) Custom Discrete Elliptical EQ
(1) Dangerous Music Bax EQ
(1) Little Labs VOG
(5) Moog Ladder Filter
(1) Bricasti M7
(1) Digital Domain DD-2
(2) Lexicon PCM 42
(1) Modulation Sciences MSI MYB-2 Stereomaxx
(1) Yamaha SPX-990
(1) Roland SDD-320 Dimension D
(1) SPL SX2


(1) Neumann KU-100
Large Diaphragm Condenser
(1) Neumann U47 (with rare Siemens label)
(1) Neumann U47fet i (vintage)
(1) Neumann U67 (vintage SLO)
(1) Neumann U87 (vintage)
(1) Neumann SM69fet
(1) Lomo 19a9
(1) Sony C37a
(1) Horch RM2J MKII
Small Diaphragm Condenser
(1) Neumann KM 54a
(2) Neumann KM 84i
(2) Neumann KMS 105
(2) Neumann Gefell MV101
(1) DPA 4080 Lavalier
(1) Roede Lavalier
(1) Sennheiser MKH 415 T
(1) Shure Beta 91
(2) Sony C535p
(2) Beyerdynamic M160
(2) Coles 4038
(1) RCA 44BX
(1) Royer R-121
(1) Royer SF-12
(1) AKG D20
(2) AKG D224E
(1) Beyerdynamic M380 TG
(4) Beyerdynamic M201 N(C)
(1) Beyerdynamic M88 N(C)
(1) Beyerdynamic M67
(1) Electro Voice RE20
(2) Electro Voice 635A
(5) Sennheiser MD 421-2 (Script Logo)
(1) Sennheiser MD 441-2
(1) Sennheiser MD 409 N
(1) Shure SM7
(1) Shure SM7A
(4) Shure SM 57
(2) Shure SM 57 Unidyne III
(2) Shure SM 59
(1) Shure KSM8


Keys & Synths
Steinway Grand Piano Model O
Wurlitzer 200A Electric Piano
Moog Minimoog D (vintage from 1974 with old oscillator board)
Roland Juno 60
Roland TR-808 Rhythm Composer
Sequential Circuits Drumtraks
Kawai VPC-1
Hohner Clavinet C
Hohner Organetta
Gretsch Round Badge 22"x14" 3-ply Kick from 1952
Gretsch Round Badge 22"x14" 3-ply Kick from 1960
Gretsch Round Badge 20"x14" 6-ply Kick from 1960
Gretsch Round Badge 13"x09" 6-ply Tom from 1960
Gretsch Round Badge 16"x16" 6-ply Tom from 1960
Gretsch Round Badge 14"5.5" Snare from 1960
Ludwig Acrolite 14"x5" Snare from 1964
Popercussion BigBass Cajon
Istanbul Agop 30th Anniversary 14" HiHat
Istanbul Agop 30th Anniversary 18" Crash
Istanbul Agop 30th Anniversary 22" Ride
Paiste 3000 Heavy 13" HiHat
Paiste 2002 10" Splash
Paiste 2002 1" Splash
Paiste Signature Line 8" Splash
Paiste Signature Line 16" Fast Crash
Sabian 12" AA Sound Control Crash
Ufip Natural Series 16" China
Ufip Natural Series 18" China
Zildjian 14" A-Series New Beat Hi-Hat
Zildjian 13" K-Series Hi-Hat
Zildjian 20" K-Series Ride
Guitar & Bass
ESP Viper Guitar
ESP Custom Shop Stratocaster
Fender JV Stratocaster ST 62-115 from 1983
Fender CIJ Stratocaster
Fender JV Telecaster TL52-95 from 1982
Fender JV P-Bass PB62-98 from 1982
Lowden F-35 Redwood / Cuban Mahagony
Ampeg B15 NF 25 Watt from 1966
Fender Princeton Reverb (Blackface from 1965)
Fender Superchamp with EV Force 10 Speaker
Fryette Power Station PS2
Marshall JCM 800 (2203) Lead 100W Red Tolex
Mesa Boogie Mini Rectifier
Orange Micro Dark
Grossman Recording Cabinet with Vintage EVM 12L 8 Ohm Speaker
Port City 1X12 OS Wave Cabinet with Vintage EVM 12L 8 Ohm Speaker
Pedals & Effects
Boss OC-3 Super Octave
Boss ODB-3 Bass Overdrive
Boss PH-2 Super Phaser
Diaz Texas Tremodillo (blue)
Electro Harmonix Micro Synthesizer (Vintage)
ISP Decimator
Lastgasp Art Laboratories Yongo Superfuzz
Maxon OD808 Overdrive
Palmer Daccapo
Providence Chrono Delay
Rupert Neve Designs RNDI
Seymour Duncon Pickup Booster
TC Electronic Ditto X2 Looper
Tech 21 SansAmp RBI
Toneczar Openhaus Distortion

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