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Unlike the drawing shown above, I record all audio digitally with SoundForge Pro, Vegas Pro software is used for multi-track audio
production and internet video production.
A custom upgraded Lenovo H50 desktop computer with solid state hard drive is the digital nerve center, if you will. Along with the
production software, the Lenovo is loaded with a wide assortment of video and audio effects plug-ins; Windows 10 is the operating
A Behringer Xenyx Q802 audio mixer is also the analog-to-digital converter and has proven to be quite the little work horse in my
broadcast quality personal studio. The Behringer includes a super quiet 48v phantom power supply mic preamp.
THE MICROPHONE LOCKER is stocked with an Audio Technica AT-2020 (USB studio condensor mic), Audio Technica ATR2100
(USB/XLR stick mic), CAD Audio GXL2200, Electro-Voice 635A (classic stick mic), MXL 990 (secondary mic), MXL V67G, MXL
R144 (ribbon), Rode NT-1 (primary mic), Rode NTG1 condenser shotgun, Sterling Audio ST51 and a few other goodies.
OUTBOARD ANALOG GEAR (partial list): Aphex Model 303 Aural Exciter, Fostex model 3070 Compressor/Limiter, JVC TD-
W354 Cassette deck, Otari DTR-8S DAT Recorder, Otari MTR-10 Reel-to-reel, Tascam 32 Reel-to-reel, Teac X-1000R Reel-to-
reel, Technics SP-15 turntable and a variety of styli to accommodate audio restoration from 33 1/3, 45 and 78 RPM discs, including
16” radio transcription discs.
In case you were wondering…yes, the promotional caricature of myself from 1976 not only illustrates that a studio was once crammed
with rack loads of necessary analog audio gear…it proves that once upon a time I did, indeed, have a head full of hair!