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Opal  is a professional recording studio located in the South Tabor
district of Portland, OR. We featuring the best of both vintage analog
and modern digital tools. Music is everything to us and
we focus on making a big sound in an intimate setting.

  • Avid Pro Tools HD w/192 interface(2)

  • SSL UF8 (2) UC1 controllers

  • Dangerous Music 2 Bus+ Summing Mixer

  • Apogee AD16x A/D converters (2)

  • Apogee DA16x D/A converters

  • Universal Audio Apollo x6 (2) and x4 interfaces

  • Mac Studio and Macbook Pro

  • Pro Tools HD, Logic X, Wavelab, UAD, Antares Autotune, Soundtoys, SSL, Waves and many other plugins..

  • Neumann U87/Klaus Heyne mods (2)
    Neumann KM184 (2)
    Neumann KMS105

  • Manley Reference tube
    Royer R-121 ribbon (2)

  • AEA R84 ribbon

  • AEA R88 stereo ribbon

  • Earthworks DM20 (3)

  • Earthworks TC20

  • Earthworks DM6
    AKG 414 B-ULS
    AKG D112 (2)

  • AKG D1000E

  • Mojave MA-1000 tube 

  • Mojave 201 fet
    Sennheiser MD 441 N
    Sennheiser MD 421 (3)
    Sennheiser e609
    Ear Trumpet Labs Edwina
    EV RE20
    EV ND757a

  • Beyerdynamic M160 ribbon

  • Beyerdynamic TD-35

  • ADK tube
    Audio Technica 4051
    Shure SM7B
    Shure 57 (6)
    Shure 58 beta
    Crown PZM 30D...


  • API 3124 quad mic preamps
    API 512c 500 mic preamps (2)

  • API 550b eq

  • API 5500 2ch eq

  • API 2500 stereo compressor

  • Avalon U5 DI/preamps (2)
    Neve 1073 mic preamp
    Daking 500 (2) mic preamps
    Millenia TD-1 DI/preamp
    Universal Audio LA-610 comp/ mic preamp
    Focusrite Red 8 dual mic preamps
    Oram MWS dual eq/mic preamps

  • Manley Vari-Mu stereo compressor
    Universal Audio LA-2A compressor/limiter
    Universal Audio 1176LN comp/limiter
    Empirical Labs Distressor EL8 compressor (2)
    SSL stereo compressor
    DBX 160X comp/limiter (2)
    Aphex Compellor compressor/exciter

  • Roland RE-201 space echo

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Dangerous Music ST Monitor Control

Barefoot Footprint 02
Yamaha NS-10 monitors
CLA 200 power amp

Focal CMS Sub

  • Gibson Les Paul Standard
    Gibson SG 30th Anniversary
    Gibson SG Standard
    Gibson J45 Acoustic
    Gibson Mandolin
    Epiphone Sheraton II
    Paul Reed Smith Standard 22
    Fender Stratocaster

  • Fender Telecaster 60th annniversary
    Fender J5 Telecaster
    Gretch 12 string
    Danelectro Baritone
    Charvel San Dimas (usa)
    Fender Jazz  Bass
    Fender Precision Bass
    Takamine ES40 acoustic

  • Takamine nashville tuned acoustic

  • Orange Thunderverb 50
    Marshall JCM 800
    Marshall JCM 900

  • Marshall DSL 401
    Marshall 4×12 cabinet (greenbacks)
    Mesa Boogie Express Plus
    Mesa 4×12 cabinet (vintage 30’s)
    Fender Princeton
    Gallien Krueger 400RB
    Sunn 4×10 cabinet
    Ludwig maple custom 5 piece drum kit
    Zildjian A Custom cymbals
    Various snares drums…

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