Gear List

At Free Energy Device Studios in Sydney, head engineer and studio boss Richard Belkner has assembled an impressive arsenal of vintage recording gear and the latest technology to enable musicians of all genres to attain the best possible sound for their project. Browse the gear list below, or explore the studio.

CONSOLE

Zahl AM-1 Hand-built, Custom Order, State-of-the-Art Pure Analogue Console. 32 ch w 4 band eq and hpf/4 buss/4 stereo+2 mono+1 private aux per channel/6 stereo returns with 2 band Eq

CPU

RADAR Studio dual 3g/32g RAM/Solid state
Mac G5 Quad 2.8g/32g RAM

DAW

Pro Tools 12
HARRISON MIX BUS
Reaper

Digi I/O

Antelope Orion 32i/o
iZ RADAR STUDIO(24ch)
Avid MBox3 (2ch)
Antelope Isochrone Master Clock

TAPE

MCI JH110b 1/4″2tk
MCI JH16 2″24tk
Dolby SR noise reduction (about 100 db noise floor).

MONITORS

Duntech Viceroys (Emotiva)
Amphion One18 (Amp500)
Yamaha NS10m studio (Australian Monitor 1k2) w/ KRK 10″ Sub
Grover Notting CR (Crown D75)

COMPRESSORS

Dangerous Music Compressor
Alta Moda Uni Comp
Manley Vari-Mu(stereo)
Manley ELOP(stereo)
Chandler LTD Zener Limiter
Buzz Audio SOC1.1
ADR Compex2 (stereo)
Shadow Hills Dual Vandergraph
Joe Meek C1(stereo)
UREI LA-3A((stereo)
UREI 1176 F
UREI 1176 H (Frank Zappa’s personal unit)
Warm Audio WA76
ELI Fatso jr.(stereo)
Overstayer(stereo) x2
Overstayer(stereo)rel.mod
Overstayer VCA
SHURE FP32
Paradise LA-2A
API 527
Dbx 160
Dbx 161
Neve 2254R

PRE/EQs

Millennia HV-3D8
Neve 31102 x2
Neve 1272 mod 2
Quad Eight 403 x12
Avalon 80v classA prototype
Great River MP500-NV x2
Audio Developments 146 x5
Pye HF25A(tube)
AD&R scamp EQ x3
Gates- AD&R scamp x7
Moog 3band parametric
Speck ASC x2
Api 550b x4
Api 550A
Maag EQ4 x2
Little Labs VOG
David Peach PULTEC

HARMONIC

Black Box Adio HG2

REV/FX

Bricasti M7 v2
Echoplate Plate reverb
Eventide H8000 FW
Ensoniq DP4
SPL Vitalizer
Roland GP8
Roland Dimension-D
Quad8 Spring
SPL Tansient Designer4
Rupert Neve Stereo Field Editor
Roland Space Echo 201 x2
Roland SDE1000
Roland SDE2000 x2
Korg SDD3000
OTARI 5050 1/4″
H&H Multi Echo
DeltaLab Effectron
Klark Teknik 726

MICROPHONES

Wunder CM67
Beesneez Tribute1
AKG C12a x2
Neumann u47 fet
Neumann km185 x2(matched pair)
ChameleonLabs ts1 x2(heavily mod’d by Pearlman/MtecGeffel)
Octava 102 (heavily mod’d)x2 5xdiferent mached pairs of caps
Beyer Dynamic 201
Beyerdynamic m260
Sure SM7
Sure sm57 x
Sure beta58 x1
Sure Beta 57
EV 635 x2
Coles 4038 x3
STC 4033A
Reslo ribbon x4
RCA 77dx
Royer 121
AKG 747
AKG D190E x2
AKG 451 x2
American D-45
Pearl- 2000
Heil pr20x2
Heil PR22
Heil pr40
Rode NT3
Wasaphone Big Boy
Wasaphone Signalman
Sennheiser 441
Sennheiser md21
Silver AWA bullet
Black Bullet
Grey Bullet
Ronette
Altec Salt Shaker
RCA dx44 x3(available on call)

KEYBOARDS

Welmar 6′ Grand Piano
Hammond C3 + 122 tube Leslie
Fender Rhodes 54
Wurlitzer A100
Wurlitzer Butterfly Grand
Elepian(70’s tube Electric Piano)
Farfisa Organ
Juno 6 SH101
Korg Triton
Korg MS20
Casio synth
Casio samp
glock

AMPLIFIERS

Fender Vibroluxe (silver face15″combo)
GT Hotrod 3/5 watt
TUBEMAN 5 Fender Deluxe
AMPS Vox AC30 heritage (2x12combo)
Sovtec Mig100b
Jansen 180
AMPEG SVT2
Boxes Marshall Quad 4×12″
Orange Single 12″
AMPEG 4×10″*

DIs

AL Smart Deluxe Di System (2x Stereo)
Radial JDi x2
Radial 2JDi
Sans Amp RBI

DRUM MACHINES

Oberheim DMX
Linn Drum LM2
Yamaha
Roland 606
Roland 505
Boss HC-2
Cheep Mondays PO Rhythm, Sub & Melody

PEDALS

Eventide Time Factor
Eventide Pitch Factor
Eventide Mod Factor
Ibanez TS808
Ibanez AD-80
Roland CE1
Red Witch Fuzz God*
Zvex Fuzz Factory
Brown Dog G8d Fuzz
Transmission Audio Bear
Transmission Audio Big Sky