UAD Pultec EQP 1-A

Along with the Fairchild 670, the most hallowed of all studio equipment. Apparently, if you have an original one of these a holy presence descends upon your board.

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UAD Pultec HLF-3C

I love the Pultec HLF-3C for cleaning up the high and low end. It doesn’t add any color, so don’t expect some kind of analog-ifying. Not cool or sexy, but it does have great curves.

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UAD Pultec MEQ-5

The Pultec MEQ-5 is usually used together with the EQP-1A, but it has some pretty cool tricks on it’s own.

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UAD Ampex ATR-102

The Joys of Analog Tape:
Calibrate it every day. Keep the tapes in a controlled environment. Push the signal so you get less noise, but not so hard that it distorts. Clean the heads and capstan. Be careful you don’t stretch the tape rewinding. Keep a log of how many punch-ins and re-records you have done. Test the motor and transports.

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Waves CLA-2A

This works just fine and all that. It even has (an attempt at) the slight high end bump of the LA2A. It sounds nice. But I have this question for Waves, and sometimes it kind of bugs me.

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