The dVoiceBox Studio, based in the West Midlands, is run by professional voice artist Chris Radley.
The studio specialises in recording voice-over artists and spoken word projects as well as singers and vocalist. The studio also offers ISDN facilities for Voiceover and spoken word projects.
Technical Specification details
Mics – Neumann U87, Neumann KMS105, Audio Technica AT4033 x 2, Rode NT1, Rode NT5 x2. AKG CK99L Lavalier mic (plus wireless unit) Plus AKG D3900 and Shure mics inc PG52, PG81(x2), SM57 and D545.
Processors – TLA 5051
Mixer Consoles – Soundcraft Ghost 32 channel (Control room), Allen and Heath Mix Wizard4 (in booth for self op ISDN and recording)
Headphones – Beyer DT100 x 4 (plus 3 unbranded)
Headphone amp – Samson S Phone – 4 individual channels with 3 x O/P per channel
Booth – Esmono “Freesound” Isolation Room – 2.2m x 2.85m x 2.2m (height).
Monitors – Event 2020 and SN10 Classics
Soundcard – MOTU 8 Pre x 2 (16 channels) and Delta 1010 (for ISDN)
Software – Logic Pro. Also Audition – for self-op recording
ISDN codec – Audio TX Communicator now upgraded to include APTx
The Esmono booth is an industry standard – as used by broadcasters like Sky TV. The booth provides a perfectly acoustically “dry” environment – there’s no natural reverberation or ambient sound.
It’s perfect for vocalists, voiceover and spoken word work. It is also big enough to record a drum kit.
Internally the booth is 2.2m x 2.85m and is 2.2m high.
Please note that the booth is in a basement room that is only accessible down stairs.
The Audio TX Communicator ISDN software is compatible with all professional ISDN Codecs eg CDQ Prima, Prima LT, CDQ1000, CDQ2000 and Roadrunner, Zephyr and Zephyr Express, Glensound, Philips, Dialog etc. it is also compatible with APTx.
Technically its compatible with MPEG Layer II, MPEG Layer III, G.722 and G.711 protocols at 64 or 128 kbits – with one or two b-channels.
The software can also connect to ipDTL enabled studios.
Recordings at dVoiceBox benefit from the analogue warmth of the TLA 5051 and the Ghost console. Final recordings are digital quality and either downloaded to client’s hardrive, sent to clients via an on-line ftp service or recorded to CD in either audio or data format.
Recording data file formats include mp3, WAV and AIFF.
CD masters can be produced to Red Book standards.
ISDN +44(0)1926 887517 (x2)
Studio +44(0)1926 431535
Chris Radley +44(0)7866 784925