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Workstation 1:

DigiDesign Pro Tools HD 5.1 Surround system:


Visual display:  Three 30 inch Apple Cinema HD displays provide as much screen real estate as possible to simultaneously display waveforms, dozens of plug-ins, and notation. The workstation has an additional 40-inch monitor above for film scoring.


Powered by Pro Tools HD3 Accel - with 27 processors for real-time processing, sitting inside a Mac Pro 8-core: Two 2.26GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon 5500 series processors, with 32 GB RAM.


Together this creates a 35 processor super computer dedicated to composition, recording and sound design, with nearly unlimited power.


Front end inputs:

  • Microphone pre-amp:  Millennia Media HV-3 — considered by many pros to be the finest microphone pre-amp in the world—and used on almost every professional recording where the aim is to accurately capture the most   subtle nuances of acoustic instruments.
  • Keyboard: Kurzweil K2661S (syntehsizer/sampler by visionary inventor Ray Kurzweil)
  • Microphones:  large selection of mics by Josephson, Shure, Octavia, Studio Projects, Samson, Neumann


Software:  Pro Tools HD, with hundreds of plug-ins, including the entire McDSP sound design and mastering suite and Waves Platinum mastering bundle. 
Sampling software:  Digidesign Structure
Notation: Sibelius
Sequencing: MOTU Digital Performer


Back end output:

  • Coleman SR5.1 MKII Surround Level Controller
  • Five Mackie HR824 active studio audio monitors with Event sub-woofer.

 

Workstation 2:

DigiDesign Pro Tools HD stereo system:


Visual display:  one 30-inch Apple Cinema HD Display plus an additional 40 inch monitor for film scoring.


Powered by Pro Tools HD3 Accel - with 27 processors for real-time processing, sitting inside a Mac G5 4-core with 8 GB RAM


Front end inputs:

  • Microphone pre-amp:  Millennia Media HV-3
  • Keyboard: Kurzweil K2600S
  • Mackie Onyx mixer

 

Software:  Pro Tools HD
Sampling software:  Digidesign Structure
Notation: Sibelius
Sequencing: MOTU Digital Performer

 

Back end (Output):

  • Mackie Onyx mixer

 

Workstations 3 & 4:

These are identical sound design, sequencer and sampler- based workstations:

 

  • Computers: Mac G5 with 24” monitors
  • Keyboard: Kurzweil K2661S (syntehsizer/sampler by visionary inventor Ray Kurzweil)
  • Software:  MOTU Digital Performer