Audio Gear
The equipment I'm using to create SFX libraries and record in the field.

While gear is only a means to an end and good sound is a result of skill and dedication, professional equipment helps accelerate my workflow and allows me to capture any sound at a moment's notice while ensuring the consistent quality that makes my sound effects libraries stand out. Below, you'll find an up-to-date list of the gear I use to create my libraries and work on sound design projects.

Microphones

  • Rycote HC-22 Shotgun Microphone [≦ 80 kHz]
  • SoundField by RØDE NT-SF1 Ambisonic A-Format Microphone
  • LOM Uši Pro Omnidirectional Microphones (x2) [≦ 80 kHz]
  • LOM BasicUcho Omnidirectional Microphones (x2) [≦ 60 kHz]
  • Lewitt LCT040 Match Small Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Mics (x2)
  • Neumann TLM103 Large Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Microphone
  • t.bone EM-500 Small Diaphragm Condenser Microphones (x2)
  • HiTec Audio Fat Three Large Diaphragm Multi-Pattern Microphone
  • Shure SM 58 Dynamic Microphone
  • Various Dynamic Microphones

Speciality Pickups and Sensors

  • LOM Geofón High Sensitivity Surface Vibration Pickup
  • LOM ElektroUši Electromagnetic Induction Pickups (x2)
  • KORG CM-300 Contact Microphones
  • DIY Piezo Contact Microphones

Recorders

  • Zoom F6 8-Track 32-Bit Float Recorder (6 + Stereo Mix)
  • Zoom F3 2-Track 32-Bit Float Recorder
  • Zoom H1n Handy Recorder
  • Zoom H1 Handy Recorder
  • Zoom H4n Handy Recorder
  • Zoom BTA-1 Bluetooth Adapter for F3 and F6 Remote Control via App or Wireless Timecode

Cables

    • Rheingold Music MHC High-End XLR Cables
    • Cable Techniques Low-Profile XLR Cables
    • Sonorous Objects Super-Low-Profile XLR / TRS Cables

    Field Headphones

    • KZ Audio ZS10 Pro In-Ears
    • Sony WH-1000XM5 Noise Cancelling Headphones
    • Audio Technica MTH50X-BT
    • Twelve South AirFly SE Bluetooth Transmitter for Wireless Monitoring

    Hardware

    • Orca Sound Bag for Zoom F6
    • Rycote SuperBlimp and Windjammer for HC-22 Shotgun Microphone
    • Rycote Windjammer for Zoom H1n
    • Bubblebee Industries Wind Bubbles for LOM Uši Pro
    • RØDE WS8 20mm Wind Screens for SDC Mics and BasicUcho
    • Ulanzi MT-49 Carbon Fiber Hybrid Tripod and Boom Pole
    • Ulanzi MT-45 Flexible Tripod (great for mounting mics to trees!)
    • Geekoto Defender Upright/Horizontal/Upside-Down Tripod and Boom Pole
    • Various Pelican Storm, Accessory, and Micro Cases
    • Orca Accessory Pouches

    Recording Media

    • SanDisk Extreme SDXC, MicroSDXC cards
    • SanDisk Extreme SSD Drives

    Audio Interfaces

    • Antelope Audio Zen Tour 32x32 Thunderbolt Interface
    • Audient Evo16 16x16 USB/ADAT Interface
    • Antelope Audio MP8D 8-Channel Mastering-Grade Preamp and A/D Converter

    DAW and Editing

    • MacBook Pro 16" - M1 Max
    • Lenovo ThinkStation P520 - Intel Xeon W
    • ProTools, Logic Pro, Reaper, Ableton Live, Adobe Audition
    • SoundMiner v6 PLUS, Soundly, Sound Particles Explorer
    • Izotope RX10, Insight, Ozone 10 Pro, Neutron 4
    • PluginAlliance Mega L Bundle
    • Slate Digital Everything Bundle
    • Exponential Audio 3D Reverb Suite
    • Native Instruments Komplete 12
    • Continuous Local and Off-Site Backup

    Monitoring

    • Genelec 8330A Smart Active Monitors (2x)
    • Genelec 7350A Smart Active Subwoofer
    • Genelec GLM Controller and Volume Control for Speaker Calibration and Alignment
    • Sennheiser HD6XX Headphones