The Recording Studio features a Studer A-80 24-track two-inch tape recorder, a 24-channel Dolby SR system, and an API 1608 32x8x2 analog mixing console. Transport control and SMPTE synchronization is available through the Adams-Smith Zeta-Three B synchronizer/controller. Also available are various effects processors and stereo mastering to both analog and digital formats. A remote keyboard and monitor, along with 16 analog and 8 digital channels of audio provide a connection with the 5.1 Pro Tools system in the Hybrid Studio. A large assortment of high-quality microphones are available to those working in this studio.
The Hybrid Computer Music Studio includes two Mac Pro systems for recorded and live music. One system—connected to the Recording Studio—has a Genelec 5.1 monitoring system, an RME audio interface, and a video projector. Installed software includes Pro Tools, Waves plug-ins, and Ableton Live. The other system is optimized for video editing and rehearsals of live performances. Installed software includes Pro Tools, Supercollider, Max, Ableton Live, and Final Cut Pro X.
Synthesizers include a Kurzweil K2000 sampler/keyboard, an Oberheim Xpander MIDI-controlled analog synthesizer, a Yamaha FM sound module, an ARP 2600 analog synthesizer, and a small Serge modular analog synthesizer.
The Electronic Music Studio houses early voltage-controlled analog synthesizers, including a Moog IIIP and the very first Buchla 100 ever created. It also features Focal monitor speakers.