Recording Equipment

Potomac Audio's studio equipment list is extensive, with first-class microphones and preamps. The quality of the recordings at Potomac Audio result from the combination of great equipment and attentive engineering.

 

Microphones Two microphones in a stereo setupThree microphones

  • AEA R84 ribbon mic
  • AKG C414B-ULS (x2)
  • AKG C451B stereo pair
  • ADK Custom Shop
    • Berlin 47T
    • Cremona 251T (x2)
    • Vienna 12T
    • Z-67 tube mic
  • Neumann TLM103
  • Neumann u87ai
  • Peluso 22 47 LE tube mic
  • Peluso P84 stereo pair
  • Peluso R14 ribbon mic
  • Rode Classic tube mic
  • Royer R-121 ribbon mic
  • Sennheiser MD 421 (x2)
  • Sennheiser MD 441-U (x3)
  • ... and many others

Preamps and DIs Preamp rack

  • Amek 9098 DMA dual preamp (x2)
  • Avalon Designs AD2022 dual preamp (x2)
  • Avalon Designs VT-737sp tube channel strip (x3)
  • Benchmark MPA-1 dual preamp (x2)
  • dbx 786 dual preamp (x2)
  • Focusrite ISA 428 quad preamp
  • Focusrite Red 1 quad preamp
  • Langevin DVC dual preamp
  • Millennia STT-1 tube/ss preamp
  • Presonus ADL 600 dual tube preamp (x3)
  • ... and many others

Mixers Digital mixer

  • Mackie d8b digital mixer
  • Peavey AMR Production Series 800 analog mixer

Monitors

  • Dynaudio BM15A
  • Earthworks Sigma 6.2
  • Neumann KH120A
  • Neumann KH310A
  • Yamaha HS80M with HS10M subwoofer

Converters & Clocks Analog mixing console

  • Antelope Isochrone OCX & Isochrone DA
  • Antelope Orion 32
  • Apogee AD-16X
  • Lynx Aurora 16
  • Lucid 88192
  • Panasonic Ramsa WZ-AD96, WZ-DA96