Hart Recital Hall Live Recording Equipment
The UCM live recording equipment, while portable, is housed in the Hart Recording Room and comprises high-quality digital recording equipment, great microphones, and a variety of outboard gear.
Students working with live recording use this equipment to record every concert produced by the Department of Music at UCM. They are encouraged to try different microphone setups, to hone their live-recording skills. The emphasis is on traditional live-recording techniques, instead of close-mic techniques. Since students learn close-mic techniques in the recording studio proper, this emphasis ensures a breadth of experience in recording techniques. Students also get experience in mastering live recordings.
Our philosophy is to train students on equipment used every day by professionals around the world. Following is a list of the equipment used in live recordings housed in this studio.
Yamaha DM1000v2 48-channel digital mixer
Mackie 32.4-bus, Mackie 24.8-bus, or none, as needed
HHb CDR830 BurnIt CD recorder
Tascam DAP-1 portable DAT deck
Tascam DA45HR DAT recorder
Alesis Masterlink ML-9600
2 x Alesis 720
Sony MDR7506 headphones
dbx 386 dual-channel tube preamplifier w/digital output
2 x PreSonus Digimax 8-channel mic preamps
Drawmer 1969 Mercenary Edition stereo tube preamp
PreSonus ACP-88 8-channel dynamics processor
Furman PL-8 power distributor
Cables by Monster Cable
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