The 45 Factory has the finest collection of recording equipment in the Mid-West

Our custom Tree Audio vacuum tube recording console, world-class microphone cabinet and collection of rare analog outboard devices will ensure that your record sounds unique, vibrant, warm, and dimensional whether we are providing recording and production services, mixing your already recorded album, or mastering your already mixed recordings. 



Custom Tree Audio Roots 16x2x8 ch. Tube Console


Recorders/Pro Tools

Avid Pro Tools HDX system with Pro Tools HD Software

Apple Mac Pro 6 core, 32GB RAM (2017 Release)

Burl B80 Mothership AD/DA Conversion : 24 In + 24 Out

Universal Audio UAD-2 Octo card + all UA plugins

Ampex 351 Stereo 1/4" Tube Tape Machine - Fully Restored - circa 1956 



Barefoot MM26 Monitors

Yamaha NS-10M's

Mytek Private Q System - 5 station headphone distribution System

Beyer DT-150 headphones 

Sony MD-7506 headphones

Equitech 2Q Balanced Power Conditioners



Neumann U47

Neumann U67

Neumann KM84 (2)

Neumann FET 47

Gefell M582 with UM70 (2) 


Mesanovic Model 2 (2)

Beyer M160 (2)

Sennheiser MD-441 (2)

Sennheiser MD-21 U 

Sennheiser D-20

Shure SM7

Shure SM57

Shure SM58

Solomon LoFreq (Yamaha Subkick)


Mic Preamps, Compressors and Equalizers

Shadow Hills Quad Gama Mic Preamps (16 channels)

Tree Audio Tube 610 Mic Preamps  (16 channels)

Tab/Telefunken V76M Mic Preamps (2)

Shadow Hills Mastering Compressor

Undertone Audio Unfairchild Mk II

Neve 2254A Compressors (2) in Neve rack

Spectra Sonics V610 (2)

Universal Audio 175b

Urei 1176 D Revision

Urei 1176 F Revision 

Urei LA-3A (2)

Tree Audio Tube Optical Compressors (16 ch in Console)

Langevin 252-A Graphic EQ Passive (Motown EQ) (2)

Lang PEQ-2 EQ (2) 

API 550a vintage (4)

Tree Audio Tube Baxandall EQ's (16 ch in Console)

Radial EXTC-500 (2)

Radial SGI Instrument Interfaces (2)

API Tranzformer LX Active DI



EMT 240 Gold Foil Plate Reverb with remote

Demeter Real Verb Stereo Spring Reverb

Maestro Echoplex EP-3 Red Face Tape Echo

Fulltone SSTE Tape Echo

Roland SVC-350 Vocoder

Moog 500 Series Analog Delay (2)

Moog MF-104M Analog Delay

Moog MF-108M Cluster Flux

Moog MF-101 Low Pass Filter

Moog MF-102 Ring Modulator

Moog MF-103 12-Stage Phaser

Moog MF-105M Midi Murf

Moog MF-107 Freqbox

Eventide DDL-500 Delay (2)



2014 Bosendorfer CL120 Piano

Sugar Percussion Custom Solid Mahogany Drum Kit - 26", 14", 18", 14" 

Paiste Giant Beat Cymbals

Moog Model 15 Modular Synthesizer

Moon Modular Sequencing Rig 

Wurlitzer 200A

Roland TR-808

MPC 2000XL



1963 Fender Concert

1964 Fender Blackface Super Reverb

1965 Fender Blackface Deluxe with JBL D112F

1962 Magnatone M10

1942 Oahu 8" amp 

1963 Ampex B-15N Flip Top Bass Amp

Metropolous/Marshall JTM-45 head - all NOS tubes/capacitors

Metropolous/Marshall 4x12" slant cabinet loaded w/ Celestion Alnico Silverbacks 

2X10" cabinet loaded 2x10" 1950's JBL D110F Alnico's

2X12" cabinet loaded 2x12" Celestial G12H Heritage 55hz