Broadwater Studios has a healthy balance of the latest digital advances and classic analogue equipment. The equipment list below gives you a taste of what can be made available to you on your project:


ProTools 12 & Music Production Toolkit
Inc: SSL Duende Native, Focusrite 'RED' series plugins, Arturia V Collection 5, S Slate full plugin collection, Waves, Antares Autotune 8, BFD3, Vienna Symphonic, Kick Ass Brass, Sound Replacer, Omnisphere, Smack, TL Native Plugins, Hybrid Synth. KOMPLETE 11 & S Slate Drum Replacement.


Logic Pro Studio 10
Inc: the above native plugins


SSL Duende
Both software applications can use our industry standard 32 channel classic SSL plugin host for the unmistakable SSL compression and EQ. Native and firewire option.

Hardware & Instruments

Apple IMac Quads (2012) & Apple cinema Displays
Mackie 2480 Series Desk, Focusrite 'Claret' Thunderbolt Interface

SSL Alpha Channel, 'Golden Age' Pre73,Focusrite Penta, Focusrite Twintrack Pro, 2x Digidesign Racks with 16 additional optical preamps (32 simultaneous inputs), Drawmer Analogue Stereo Compressor, Ultra Comp Valve Compressor x 2. Line 6 Pod 2, Chromatic Racktuner.

Yamaha CYP1 Digital Piano, 1968 Hammond T100 & Leslie Speaker, Korg Trition, Korg Analogue Synth. Jalapeno Drum Kit 18, 10, 12, 14, 16, 14 snare. Pearl DrumKit 22, 10, 12, 14, 14 snare. Mapex 13'' Snare. Sabian AAX, Paiste and Zildjian cymbals.


Fender De Ville, Marshall MB150 Bass Cabinet, Orange AD30 2x12 Combo Cabinet, Peavey Bandit Combo Cabinet

Range of acoustic, electric and bass guitars inc Fender Standard Telecaster, Fender Lite Ash Strat, Les Paul Special, SG Special, Ibanez Semi-acoustic, Line 6 Variax and Ibanez 12-String acoustic. S.E. Large Reflexion Filter and a set of smaller instrument Reflexion filters are available to use in any of the live rooms.
Technics RS1500 2 Track Tape Reel to Reel for those wanting pure analogue warmth.



Large selection of mics including Neve RNR1, S.E. Gemini2 and S.E. z5600 valve mics, 2x AKG c414, 2x S.E.4s, 2x M Audio Luna, Shure Drum Mic Set, Audix D6, 2x AKG C1000, AKG C4000, Sm58s Sm57s.



Each room has 4 individual monitor mixes with Beyer DT150 headphones.

KRK G2 6'' monitors are in the main control room.

KRK G2 5'' Monitors are in studio 2.


* Although all the equipment above is situated in the studio, if you a relying on a particular piece of equipment being there for you session you must confirm prior to the session to ensure it's not hired out and is available for you to use.

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