Equipment List

Below is a list of gear available in my home studio, NRS West.  Most of this gear is also available if I’m working at other studios as well.

Console –

Sound Workshop 1280b with Super EQ

Recorders –

Otari MX-5050 III 1/2″ 8 track reel to reel

Studer A810 1/4″ 2 track reel to reel

Digidesign Protools 8 LE with Digi002 interface

Monitors –

Audix 3A

Power Amp –

Apt Corporation Power Amp 1

Outboard –

4x API 312 preamps

4x API 512c preamps

2x API 550b equalizers

1176 Peak Limiter (clone)

Alesis 3630 compressor/limiter/gate

dbx 166 compressor/limiter/gate

dbx 1066 compressor/limiter/gate

Drawmer DS201 gate

Deltalab Effectron ADM1024 digital delay

Sound Workshop Stereo Spring Reverb Model 242

Yamaha Digital Reverberation Model R1000

Microphones –

AKG D 112

AKG D 310

Audio Technica ATM25

Audio Technica AT4041 (2x )

Beyerdynamic M-88 TG

Beyerdynamic M-160

Beyerdynamic M-201

Beyerdynamic M-500 N (C)

B.L.U.E. Baby Bottle

Electro Voice RE-20

Red Type-B w/ B-2 capsule

Sennheiser MD-421-U-5

Shure SM57 (2x )

T.Bone RB500 with Steven Sank mod (2x)

Instruments –


Fender Stratocaster (made in Mexico)

Fender Stratocaster XII 12-string electric (made in Japan)

Fender Telecaster, late 80’s (made in Japan)

Fender Precision Bass, 1974

Framus nylon string

Gibson Country Western Acoustic, 1967

Gibson Les Paul Special, 1974

Rickenbacker 4001 Bass, 1974

Ron Sargent custom 9-string Kay/Danelectro

Univox custom 9-string

Univox Hi Flyer

Vox Saturn-IV Bass

keyboards/sequencers/drum machines

Crumar Orchestrator

Roland GR-20 guitar synth

Roland Juno 60

Roland JSQ-60 sequencer

Roland Organ/String 09

Roland CompuRhythm CR-78

Roland TR-606 Drumatix w/ independent outputs mod

Simmons SDS-8

Synare 3


22″ Ludwig kick

Ludwig Supraphonic snare, 5″x14″

miscellaneous cymbals and hardware

Amplifiers –

AIMS Personalized Eclipsor

Epiphone Valve Jr. head w/ Mercury Magnetics mod

Euclid Double Fantasy custom Marshall JMP clone

Gallien Krueger 800RB

Hiwatt SA-112 “Bulldog” 50w 1×12″ combo

Marshall Superbass 100 w

Marshall JMP 50 w 2×12″ combo

Silvertone Model 1482 1×12″ combo

Sunn Concert Lead

Traynor YBA-1 Bass Master

Traynor YBA-1A Bass Master Mk. II

Speaker Cabinets –

Ampeg 4×10″

Marshall 4×12″ straight cab with Celestion G12-65

Marshall 4×12″ 1960 BJH loaded Celestion G12C  “Greenbacks”

Peavey 4×12″ loaded with Celestion G12K-85

Sunn 4×12 loaded with Celestion G12T-75

Sunn 2×15″ loaded with JBL D-130

SWR 1×15″

Effects pedals –

Bixonic Expandora

Boss Flanger BF-2

Boss Delay DD-5

Boss Chromatic Tuner TU-12H

Boss Chromatic Tuner TU-2

Boss Super Phaser PH-2

Crowther Audio Hot Cake

DOD Buzz Box

Dunlop Original Cry Baby Model GCB-95

Electro Harmonix Big Muff

Electro Harmonix Deluxe Memory Man

Electro Harmonix H.O.G. w/ expression pedal

Electro Harmonix Small Stone

Guyatone The Fuzz TZ2

Heil Sound Talk Box

Ibanez Flying Pan FP777

Maestro Fuzz Model MFZ

Marshall Guv’nor clone

Maxon Auto Filter AF9

Morley Pro Compressor

Mu-Tron Volume Wah C-200

MXR Distortion+ (script logo)

MXR Phase 90

Prescription Electronics Experience Fuzz/Octave

Pro Co Rat

Rocktron Hush II noise gate

Ross Flanger

Ross Phaser

Univox Superfuzz

Univox Superfuzz clone