Studio Equipment

Studio Equipment


Below is a list of equipment we use here at K-Effect Mastering Studio. Our hardware range goes from analogue heavy weights Shadow Hills,  and Maselec, to synthesizers ranging from Arturia, Korg and Technics. When “mixing down in the box”, we offload all plugins to DSP and make use of the great plugins Waves have provided via the UAD Quad Pcie Cards, with names such as Ampex, API and Trident to name a few. We are always looking to improve our setup and have added a new pair of ATC monitors, Dangerous Bax Eq, SPL Twintube, and an Bus Compressor.





Mastering Setup


  • Monitoring
    • ATC SCM20ASL Pro mk2
    • Adam A7X Monitors
    • Behringer truth B2030A
    • Pionner CS 767 blue Edition
  •  Compressors
    • Maselec MLA-3 Multiband Stereo Compressor
    • Shadow Hills Dual Vandergraph Stereo Compressor
    • G Series Stereo Bus Compressor
  • EQ’s
    • SPL Vitalizer MK2
    • 2x Neve 452 Mono Tape Saturation
    • SPL Twintube Tube Saturation
  • Interface And Mixer
    • SSL Nucleus DAW Controller
  • UAD PLugins ( All UAD Plugins )
    • UAD Quad PCIE Card

Production Studio Setup

  • Monitoring
    • Adam A7X
  •  Interface
    • UAD Quad Apollo
  • Hardware Synthesizer
    • Arturia Analog The Laboratory 49
    • ESI KeyControl 25 XT
  • Midi Controller
    • Novation Impulse 61
    • Behringer UMX-490
  •  Software
    • Complete East West Sample Libary
    • Native Instruments Komplete Ultimate
    • Output : Signal / Rev / Exhale
    • Arturia V Collection
    • Sylnth
    • Etc

 DAW (Digital Audio Workstation)

  • Logic Pro X
  • Ableton Live
  • Protools

 Custom SSL Summing Mixer

  • SSL 36 Channel Summing Mixer
  • SSL X Rack G Series Stereo Bus Compressor
  • 2x SSL X-Rack 4k E Series Mono Compressor

 Pre Amps

  • 2x SSL Super Analogue Mono Mic Pre
  • Focusrite ISA One Mono Mic Pre / Di

Equalisers (EQs)

  • 2x Maag EQ4 Stereo EQ
  • SPL Vitalizer MK2
  • SPL Twintube Tube Saturation


  • Maselec MLA-3 Multiband Stereo Compressor
  • Maselec MPL-2 Peak Stereo Limiter
  • Shadow Hills Dual Vandergraph Stereo Compressor

 Interfaces / Mixers

  • SSL Nucleus Daw Controller
  • ESI M8U XL 8in/8out USB 2.0 MIDI Interface
  • 4x DBX PB-48 Patchbay
  • Icon Platform M+ / Platform X+ Extension
  • 3x Bantam Patchbays

(Monitors / Speakers / Headphones)

  • ATC SCM20A SL PRO Monitors
  • Adam A7X Monitors
  • Sennheiser HD25 Headphones

DSP Units / Cards

  • UAD Apollo Quad Interface
  • Motu Ultralite MK2
  • Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 2ND Gen

 Audio Waves Plugins ( All Waves Plugins )

  • From the industry’s most popular equalizers, compressors, and limiters to award-winning reverbs, noise reduction, and surround sound tools, Waves offers the world’s largest selection of professional audio plugins.


  • Universal Audio Plugins ( All Plugins )
  • East West ( All Software And Sample Packs )
  • NUGEN Audio complete mix and mastering
  • SSL Bundles Collection
  • DMG Audio Essence
  • Sonnox Oxford Blunde
  • Native Instruments Komplete Ultimate 10 ( All Software And Sample Packs )
  • Arturia V Collection


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