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Gear Gallery /

Studio Frisson has one of the most prized vintage gear collections in Montreal. We take great care in maintaining our equipment because we know it makes all the difference. If you have any questions about our Gear please feel free to contact us anytime.

Neve 8034-8014 console (1073 preamps) Custom Neve Console NEVE 1073 preamps Neve console faders Neve monitoring/routing section NEVE 2254E console compressor Neve Console Optifile Tetra McCurdy Tube Console AU 300 McCurdy Faders Console McCurdy Console Closeup McCurdy Desk Faders McCurdy AU 300 pre amp modules Single McCurdy AU 300 module Four McCurdy Power Supplies PS 860 RCA 44 microphone in mint condition RCA 44 mic in perfect condition AKG C24 stereo microphone Neumann KU 80 original binaural AKG C12 classic vintage vic Neumann M49 Neumann CMV 563 with M8 capsule Neumann CMV563 closeup with M8 capsule Sony C37A tube mic 2 Neumann KM 56 with 2 Neuman U47 Two Neumann KM56 with two Meumann U47 Pair of Altec  M11 coke-bottle microphones Altec 150A base for M11 RCA 77DX (aka RCA DX77) ribbon Microphone RCA 77DX ribbon mic Yamaha C7 grand piano Vintage Fender Amp Vintage Fender Amp WFL kick drum (with set) VOX AC30 vintage 1963 amplifier Hammond B3 organ / Leslie 122 Guitar amps for recording Vintage outboard processors Ampex 351 tape machine Ampex 351 (Elvis) tape machine Studer A800 MkIII 24 track tape machine Studer A-800 MkII 24 track recorder Studer A-800 MkIII turned on Studer A-800 Mark III vu-meters Studer A-800 Mark III remote controller Scully Multi-Track tape machine (Beatles)
LA-2A Teletronix (UREI) UREI LA-4A pair of compressors UREI 1176LN limiting amps Two RCA BA6A compressors sounding great Collins 26W tube compressor vintage 4 x Neumann U473 SP Mastering Compressors AMS DMX 15-80 S vintage digital delay 4 x Neumann PEV C Mastering EQs API 550A EQ equalizer lunch box Pultec EQP-1 tube Equalizer

Neve Console

  • NEVE 8034-8014 custom console
  • 40 unit 1073 & 1076
  • 48 unit n1289 Monitor section
  • total input at the mix: 88 input
  • includes 6 Neve 2254e compressors
  • Optifile Tetra automation on all EQ and a total of 54 automated faders
  • Our console was custom built by Jean-Luc Louradour. The "Normatrol" label on our monitoring/aux/sends is the name of the company belonging to Jean-Luc that was to eventually become Adgil design.


Microphones /

(2)   AKG C-12 original 1953
(1)   AKG C-24
(1)   AKG D-25
(1)   AKG D-12
(2)   AKG 414 EB
(3)   Altec M-11 Tube
(1)   Altec 639
(1)   Altec Salt Shaker
(2)   Neumann U-64
(3)   Neumann U-67
(2)   Neumann U-47 tube
(1)   Neumann CMV-563
(2)   Neumann KM-56 tube
(1)   Neumann Original KU 80 Dummy head
(2)   Telefunken M280N
(4)   RCA DX-77 ribbon #1
(1)   RCA 44 ribbon
(3)   RCA BK-5
(2)   Shure SM-7
(4)   Shure SM-58
(6)   Shure SM-57
(4)   Seinheiser 421 & 521
(3)   Sony C-37 A tube
(2)   Beyer M-201 #1
(1)   Beyer M 130 Ribbon
(1)   Crown CM-700
(1)   Electrovoice RE-20


Guitars And Basses /

  • Richenbacker 6 string 330 (vintage)
  • Fender lapsteel 1958
  • Fender telecaster 1961
  • Gibson ES-125 (160 2 Pus)
  • Epiphone 12 string acoustic 1963
  • Fender Jazzbass


Keyboard Instruments /



Monitors /

(4)   SPENDOR SA 300
(2)   KRK E-8
(4)   AURATONE Reference Speakers
(2)   Radian Coaxial Speakers

McCurdy Console /

  • McCurdy AU 300 tube console
  • 18 Faders Patheon (see closeup)
  • 32 x microphone preamps AU300 original
  • 12 line amp
  • Howard Tremaine's McCurdy AU300 mic pres (microphone preamps) are recognized amongst purists to be the best tube mic preamp ever built. Studio Frisson's 32 x AU300 preamps were built by Howard Tremaine in Canada. This was the design that the influenced the designs of Telefunken and RCA. It is very quiet, considered Class AA and uses lot of power.


Compressors And Limiters /

(2)   Teletronix LA-2A original vintage
(3)   UREI LA-3
(2)   UREI LA-4 Black face
(4)   UREI 1176 LN
(2)   RCA BA6A Tube Compressor
(1)   Collins 26 W Tube Compressor
(4)   DBX 160 VU
(2)   EL8 Distressor
(2)   DBX 901 Desser
(1)   DBX Disco Boom Box
(4)   Neumann Mastering Compressor
(6)   Neve 2254E compressor


Reverb And Effects /

(1)   EMT Plate 240 Analog Reverb
(1)   Roland Dimension D
(2)   Roland SDE-3000
(1)   Roland SRV 330
(1)   Yamaha SPX-90
(2)   TC Electronics 2290 DLY
(1)   Masteroom Analogue Reverb
(1)   Lexicon PCM 70 Reverb


Equalization (Eq) /

(4)   Neumann Mastering PEV-C EQ
(4)   API 550 EQ
(1)   Pultec EQP1 tube EQ


Amps /

  • Ampeg Portaflex (1x12) bass & guitar amp
  • Princeton tweed amp 1953
  • Harvard tweed amp 1958
  • Vox AC-30 1962
  • Traynor guitar amp
  • Danelectro bass + guitar challenger
  • 2 x Boogie Speaker Cabinets


Recorders And Tape /

(1)   Digidesign Pro Tools HD 24 ch. 192 G4 Mac
(2)   Studer A-800 MkIII 24 track tape recorder
(1)   Ampex 351 tube recorder
(1)   Scully multi track tape recorder
(1)   Dolby SR 24 channels 8800
(1)   Dolby SR 2 channels 3281
(1)   Otari Radar 24 tracks
(1)   Panasonic 3700 Dat 2 track digital
 
 





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