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 MM12 Midfield Monitors

Acoustic Energy AE1 Near-field Monitors w/ Pass Lab XA30.8 Class A Power Amp

Mytek Private Q System - Class A Headphone Distribution System (5)

Beyer DT-150 headphones (5)

Sony MD-7506 headphones (2)

Equitech 2Q Balanced Power Conditioners (2)



Neumann U47

Neumann U67

Neumann U87i (Klaus Heyne Mod)

Neumann KM84 (2)

Neumann FET 47

Soyuz SU-023 Bomblet (2) 

Coles 4038 (2) 

Mesanovic Model 2 (2)

Beyer M160 (2)

Sennheiser MD-441 (2)

Sennheiser MD-21 U 

AKG D-20

Shure SM7

Shure SM57

Shure SM58

Solomon LoFreq (Yamaha Subkick Style)


Mic Preamps, Compressors and Equalizers

Shadow Hills Quad Gama Mic Preamps (8 Channels)

API 3124V+ (8 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

Retro Instruments Revolver 

Universal Audio 175b

Urei 1176 D Revision

Urei 1176 F Revision 

Urei LA-3A (2)

Tree Audio Tube Optical Limiters (16 ch in Console)

Neumann PEV Mastering EQ's (2)

Langevin 251A EQ's w/ API 325 Line Amps (4)

Lang PEQ-2 EQ (2) 

API 550a vintage (4)

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

Radial EXTC-500 (2)

API Tranzformer LX Active DI



EMT 140 Stereo Solid State Plate Reverb 

EMT 240 Gold Foil Plate Reverb with remote

Vermona ReTubeVerb Tube Spring Reverb

Maestro Echoplex EP-3 Red Face Tape Echo

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 D Analog Synthesizer

Moon Modular Sequencing Rig 

Wurlitzer 200A Electromechanical Keyboard

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