Sound Affair Mastering

Real Analog Mastering For Vinyl, CD & Download

Equipment List

Our acoustically accurate mastering suite has been outfitted with the finest equipment, handpicked and designed for the special requirements of our mastering engineer, Ron Leeper. From rare, vintage analog, to pristine digital gear, Sound Affair is totally equipped to professionally enhance and refine your mixes.

Lathe:
  • Scully 600 series automated cutting lathe
  • Scully automatic feed control pre-amplifier
  • Haeco SC 2 cutterhead
  • Haeco SD 240 cutting electronics
  • Haeco PS 9A cutting amplifier

Analog Tape Machine: Ampex ATR 102 (1/2" & 1/4" head blocks) with Dolby 363 SR/A noise reduction


Analog & Digital Processing Gear:

  • Focusrite Blue 300 mastering module and controller
  • Focusrite Blue 315 mastering equalizer
  • Focusrite Blue 330 mastering compressor/limiter
  • Fairchild 602 high frequency limiter
  • Manley Massive Passive mastering equalizer
  • Focusrite Blue 260 and 245 24 bit Converters
  • Waves L2 Ultramaximizer
  • SPL 9629 de-esser
  • SPL 9530 tube vitalizer
  • ADR E 500 selective band processor
  • Haeco LX-1 elliptical equalizer
  • Eventide Eclipse signal processor

  • Alesis ML-9600 High Resolution Master Disk Recorder
  • HP 1208B XY display

Monitors & Amplification:

  • Bi-amped Tannoy system 15 DMT-II monitors
  • Tannoy XO 5000 time align crossover
  • UREI 6500 mono bloc power amp
  • UREI 6250 power amp


Workstation: Steinberg Wavelab 8.0