TELEFUNKEN Studios is not your typical "for rent" sound hotel; the facility offers an extensive selection of premium microphones and pre-amplifiers that can suit the needs of any project. Located at the heart of TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik's microphone laboratory in South Windsor, CT, the studio plays a large role in research and development of the microphone line and ensures that TELEFUNKEN products stand as a benchmark for quality and excellence. By having both state of the art and vintage outboard pre-amps and processing gear, the design and engineering team at TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik is able to keep in step with the needs and desires of the modern recording engineer.
The studio is based around a modest sized control room situated directly next to the microphone manufacturing and assembly laboratories. While the central location of the control room and isolation booth makes for a positive work-flow between the assembly and testing technicians, audio tie lines connect the main assembly area to the control room.
This main assembly area can also double as a full on sound stage as it has the massive dimensions of 49' x 52' with 35' ceilings. The space has been acoustically designed with non-parallel surfaces through out, complete with a 625 sq. foot dance floor. In addition, there is a ground-level truck-loading bay into which a semi-trailer can be backed and unloaded (in case someone decides to drop off a full sound reinforcement system, piano, etc.).
Within the control room of TELEFUNKEN Studios resides an API 1608 console, along with a Pro Tools HDX system and an excellent selection of pre amplifiers, compressors, EQs and EFX. In addition to a veritable cornucopia of hardware from the ages, the studio also employs TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik's rather extensive collection of benchmark vintage microphones from which historic accuracy for the company's Diamond Series is derived.
Services include recording, over-dubbing, editing, mixing, mastering, archival and analog to digital transfers, as well as mobile and location recording, and microphone and outboard gear rental.
The major element that sets TELEFUNKEN Studios apart from the rest of the recording studios in New England is the vast collection of both historic and newly manufactured microphones. Not only are the entire line of TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik microphones available for use, a massive collection of original European Neumann, AKG, Geffell, Schoeps and TELEFUNKEN tube microphones are available along side the latest and greatest from manufacturers like Royer, Brauner, BeezNeez, Shure, Electro-Voice, Sennheiser, Bock Audio and many others including one off and custom pieces from the TELEFUNKEN Custom Shop.
The control room and isolation booth at TELEFUNKEN Studios are designed with the premier vocalist in mind. Choose between ALL the classics including the U47, C12, ELA M 251, U67, M49, etc.: the list is endless.
Multiple versions of the microphones listed below are available for use:
Large Diaphragm Condensers:
Small Diaphragm Condensers:
Soundfield Mark V Surround Sound System
Genelec 8250 (Calibrated)
Neve 33140 x8
Dynamic & EQ Processing:
AMEK 9098 Stereo Compressor
Reverb & Time Delay Processing:
Lexicon 480L Digital Effects System
Apogee PSX-100 two channel AD/DA converter
API Lunchbox 4 Space rack
Hourly Rate - $75hr/4 hour minimum
25% deposit due upon booking.
Recording & Tracking of all musical instruments