Technology

This is our “news for nerds” section with loads of interesting details about the equipment, old and new, used at SWT Mastering.

SWT Mastering studio overview

SWT Mastering equipment overview

For SWT Mastering’s main mastering suite we have created an analog mastering chain that consists of specialised mastering equipment to ensure the highest possible…

how good or bad is the bettermaker mastering limiter

This is one of those hardware devices that fades the borders between ITB plugins and OTB analog gear. This limiter’s signal path is all analog, yet the controls are completely digital and can even be controlled, just like a plugin, from your favourite DAW. Could it be the best of both worlds?

Neve 33609 compressor limiter

NEVE 33609 Compressor Limiter

When mastering, we play with colour. Not the ones you can see though. With SWT Mastering it’s all about colour you can hear (or feel when played loud enough).

Stereo Mastering Transfer Console by Maselec

MASELEC MTC-1X MASTERING CONSOLE

Because we master predominantly outside the box with analog outboard gear, flexibility is a must. The Maselec mastering console is the spider in our analog web.

B&W 800D2

Bowers and Wilkins 800D

There’s critical listening and there’s critical listening with a pair of Bowers & Wilkins 800 Diamond series speakers in the room.