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Acoustic Consultant: Munro Acous¬tics LLP for Tonic Studio, Open Road Studios, Glassonion Studio & Super Track Stduio

Acoustic Consultant: Sound Wizard for Studio H & Annapurna Studios

Acoustic Consultant: Pilchner Schoustal International Inc. for S&V Studio; Equiment Supplier: Genelec, Pro Tools, JBL & Crown supplied by Sound Team & AVID supplied by Ansata.

In the days bygone, Studios were set up by music record labels, Hollywood and Bollywood Moguls and corporates. Today however some of the best studios are set up by composers, sound design¬ers and engineers, artistes and even those you who just need an avenue to diversify.
This Project Gallery highlights some recent state-of-the-art studios that have mushroomed across the country, designed by the some of the best names in the industry.
These Studios are a mirror to the recording industry and engineering talent in India who are ad¬ept at adopting and using the latest technology available.

Tonic Studio Mumbai


  • SSL Xdesk
  • Avid HD Omni
  • Avid Artist mix
  • Millennia SST-1 Origin
  • Avalon AD2022
  • Grace Des9gn M103
  • SSL X-Logic
  • Apple Mac Pro
  • Protools Hd card
  • Pegasus- Drive bay
  • ATC Studio Monitors

Open Road Studios Bangalore


  • PMC IB1S AIII Midfield Monitors
  • API 512v x 2
  • SSL Super Analogue x 2
  • Rupert Neve Designs Portico 511 x 2
  • Heritage Audio HA73JR x 2
  • Focusrite ISA One
  • Rupert Neve Designs 5059 Satellite
  • Manley ELOP+ Optical Vacuum Tube Compressor
  • Universal Audio 1176LN Classic FET Compressor
  • Warm Audio Pultec EQP-WA Pultec Style Tube EQ x 2
  • Art Pro VLAII Opto Compressor
  • SSL Nucleus 2
  • Universal Audio Apollo x8
  • Universal Audio Apollo 8 Duo
  • Avid Pro Tools
  • Apple Logic Pro X

Glassonion Studio Mumbai


  • Midas M32R digital mixer
  • Mapex meridian maple 5piece kit
  • Zildjian ZBT cymbals(14" hi-hats, 16" crash, 18" crash, 20" ride)
  • Vox AC 15 guitar amp
  • Laney LV500 guitar amp
  • Laney R210 Bass cab with Laney R500 amp
  • Laney AH 150 keyboard amp
  • Allen and Heath ZED Sixty 14FX mixer
  • Roger Drego PA system+1 monitor
  • Fender Hot Rod Deville guitar amp
  • Behringer HA400 4channel headphone amp
  • Behringer Ultra-DI box

Super Track Stduio Punjab


  • Manley vari-mu
  • Manley massive passive
  • Empirical Labs Distressor el 8 x 2 no
  • Orion antelope
  • SSL g buss comp
  • Genelec 8250
  • Genelec 1032
  • Yamaha ns 10 m
  • Neve 1073 dpd
  • Digi 002
  • Behringer talk back amps
  • Mic
  • Neuman u 87
  • Tlm 104
  • Akg 414 / 3 no
  • Lexicon mpx 1
  • Drawmer mx 30 comp

Super Track Stduio Punjab


Studio A is equipped with:

  • Quested Q412 speakers + QSB118 subwoofers + V3110s surrounds in a 7.1 (4 ways) system
  • ATC 45 Pro mid field stereo system
  • Euphonix Fusion 5 desk with 32 faders
  • Zaor studio furniture
  • SSL XLogic Superanalogue Recording Channel
  • Millennia HV-3R eight-channel mic preamp
  • Drawmer 1960
  • Manley Voxbox x 2
  • Warm Audio WA76 limiter x 2
  • Manley stereo Variable MU limiter-compressor
  • SSL G series mixbus compressor
  • Distressor compressors x 2
  • DBX 160A compressors x 4
  • Lunch box API 500V
  • Manley Massive Passive EQ
  • Chandler Limited EMI TG12345 Curve Bender
  • Avalon Vacuum Tube Vt 737sp
  • TC electronics M3000 - Studio Reverb Processor
  • Lexicon PCM96 Surround processor
  • TC Electronics D-Two Digital Processor
  • TC Helicon Voice works
  • Aphex Compellor - Aural Exciter
  • SPL EQ Magix
  • TC Electronic System 6000

Studio B is equipped with:

  • Quested Q212 speakers + QSB118 subwoofers in a stereo system
  • ATC 20 Pro monitors in a 10.1 Auro 3D setup
  • Avid S3 and Dock systems
  • Zaor studio furniture

Central shared machine room with:

  • Digidesign full Pro TOOLS HD X with HD Euphonix MA 703 MADI interfaces
  • Rosendahl clock
  • Prism Sound ADA-8XR converters
  • Dolby CP750
  • Ashly ne4400 DSP
  • Quested amplification and DSP for all the rooms

Annapurna Studios Hyderabad


Dolby Atmos PREMIER Equipment List - SLS Items

  • SYS200 - Dolby SLS Cinema System 200 full range bi-amped screen channel cinema loudspeaker
  • Dolby SLS CS218XL Dual 18" Cinema Sub-woofer 1200W/102dB
  • Dolby SLS CS115XL Single 15" Cinema Sub-woofer 500W/98dB
  • Dolby SLS MA460C 12" Spheri¬cal coaxial full-range Ceiling Surround speaker
  • Dolby SLS CS1290S Single 12" LF, 5" Ribbon two-way passive Side Surround Speaker
  • Dolby SLS CS1290C Single 12" LF, 5" Ribbon two-way passive Ceiling Surround Speaker
  • Dolby SLS CS890C Single 8" LF, 5" Ribbon two-way passive Ceil¬ing Surround Speaker.
  • SLS Brackets- Dolby SLS speaker brackets.
  • QSC DCA 3422-230- 2 channels, 800 watts/ch @ 8Ω, 1250 watts/ch @ 4Ω, 1700 watts/ch @ 2Ω
  • QSC DCA 2422-230 - 2 channels, 475 watts/ch @ 8Ω, 825 watts/ch @ 4Ω, 1200 watts/ch @ 2Ω
  • QSC DPA4.5-IN - 4 channels, 2000 watts burst power/ch @ 4Ω, onboard DSP
  • QSC DPA4.3-IN - 4 channels, 1400 watts burst power/ch @ 4Ω, onboard DSP
  • QSC DPA4.2-IN - 4 channels, 700 watts burst power/ch @ 4Ω, onboard DSP
  • 42 U Equipment & Wiring Rack
  • DSS 36 - Speaker management sys¬tem/Digital crossover
  • ATMOS Commissioning
  • Dolby CP750Z
  • DSP Crossover
  • Casio XJ-V110W LED Projector
  • 2k Projector - Barco 2k12-C or Christie CP 2000ZX
  • DOLBY IMS3000 Playback for SMPTE and INTEROP digital cinema packages (DCP) at bit rates up to 500 Mbps. 2 TB of internal storage, Complete integrat¬ed audio processor for playback with full Dolby Atmos JPEG 2000, MPEG-2, H.264 decoding

Main Atmos Protools HDX3 System

  • S6 M40 custom configuration, 24 faders and 5 Encoders, including the following:
  • S6 M40 Master Touch Module with 12.1"multitouch TFT Screen
  • S6 Automation Module x 1
  • S6 Fader Modules providing a total of 24 Motorized Faders x 3
  • S6 Process Modules x 3
  • S6 Knob Modules x 5 nos.
  • S6 Display Modules with 12.1 Hi-resolution TFT displays x 3
  • S6 Master Joystick Module x 1
  • S6 Master Post Module x 1
  • Network Switch Large x 1

Speakers for Pre-Mix Room

  • SYS50 - Dolby SLS Cinema System 50 full-range, passive screen channel cinema loudspeaker
  • Dolby SLS CS118XL Sigle 18" Cinema Sub-woofer 600W/99dB
  • Dolby SLS CS890S Single 8" LF, 5" Ribbon two-way passive Side Surround Speaker
  • QSC DCA-2422 - 2 channels, 475 watts/ch @ 8Ω, 825 watts/ch @ 4Ω, 1200 watts/ch @ 2Ω
  • QSC DCA-1644 - 4 channels, 250 watts/ch @ 8Ω, 400 watts/ch @ 4Ω
  • 32U Equipment Rack & Wiring
  • DSS36 - Speaker management system/Digital crossover

S&V Studio Mumbai


Studio A:

  • AVID Pro Tools S6 M40 Modular Con¬troller Surface
  • 3 Nos. JBL M2 Master Reference Moni¬tor Single
  • 3 Nos. Crown GIT5000HD-U-IN I-Tech 5000HD
  • 28 Nos. JBL SCS8 2-Way Coaxial with 8" LF
  • 2 Nos. JBL 4642A Dual 18" Cinema Subwoofer
  • 2 Nos. JBL AC115S Single 15" High Power Subwoofer System
  • 14 Nos. Crown NDSI2000E60 DSi 2000
  • 1 No. Crown NDSI4000E60 DSi 4000
  • 1 No. Crown NDSI6000E60 DSi 6000

Studio B:

  • 3 Nos. Genelec 8260A SAM Three-way Coaxial Monitor System
  • 4 Nos. Genelec 8331A SAM Three-way Coaxial Monitor System
  • 1 No. Genelec 7271A SAM Sub¬woofer System
  • AVID Pro Tools S6 M10 Modular Controller Surface
  • 1 No. Chandler Limited TG Micro¬phone Cassette
  • 1 No. Manley Reference Cardioid Microphone


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