Ultra recording equipment

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Equipment mentioned
Synthesizers
ARP 2600 x4
Clavia Nord Lead
Korg Prophecy
Korg Trinity
MIDI Moog x2
Oberheim 4-Voice
Oberheim Matrix 12
Oberheim OB-8
PPG Wave 2.3
Roland JD-800 x2
Roland Juno-106
Roland Jupiter-8
Roland System-100M x2
Roland System-700
SCI Pro-One
Waldorf Wave
Sampling
Akai CD3000
Akai S1000 x2
Akai S1100
Akai S3200XL
Fujitsu 230 MO Drives
Kurzweil K2000R
Olympus 230 MO Drives
Modules
E-mu Morpheus
E-mu Proteus 2XR
E-mu Vintage Keys
Korg M1R
Korg Wavestation AD
Oberheim Matrix 1000
Roland JV-1080
Yamaha TX802
Effects
Boss pedals (various)
Eventide H3000SE
Lexicon PCM-70
Mutator Filter
Mutron Phaser
Mutron wah pedal
MXR Phaser
Roger Meyer distortion
Roland Dimension D
Sony HRMP-5
Zoom 9010
Sequencing
ARP 1615
Atari 1040 running C-lab Notator x2
Atari 1040 running Cubase
Hardware
Apple Quadra 650
Digidesign 882 Interface
Micropolis hard drive
Opcode Studio 4
Ricoh CD Writer
Digital audio workstation (DAW)
Emagic Logic Audio
Other
Emerson UPS
Gretsch Anniversary Dobro
Resonator guitar
Groove Electronics MIDI 4 CV
Les Paul copy
Leslie Cabinet
Mackie 1604 x4
Mackie 3204
Roland MPU 401 MIDI/CV x3
Vox AC30

Notes

In April 1997, Future Music magazine featured a list provided by producer Tim Simenon detailing a variety of studio equipment used by Depeche Mode during the recording of Ultra. Pending a magazine scan of the original article, the contents of this list are compiled from text originally posted on www.tuug.fi by fan Jaakko Suominen, who kindly transcribed the article.

Article

This list appears in the April 97 issue of Future Music (U.K. Publication) and was provided to them by Tim Simenon.

Synthesizers

ARP 2600 x4
Clavia Nord Lead
Korg Prophecy
Korg Trinity
MIDI Moog x2
Oberheim 4-Voice
Oberheim Matrix 12
Oberheim OB-8
PPG Wave 2.3
Roland JD-800 x2
Roland Juno-106
Roland Jupiter-8
Roland System-100M x2
Roland System-700
SCI Pro-One
Waldorf Wave

Modules

E-mu Morpheus
E-mu Proteus 2XR
E-mu Vintage Keys
Korg M1R
Korg Wavestation AD
Oberheim MAtrix 1000
Roland JV-1080
Yamaha TX802

Sampling

Akai CD3000
Akai S1000 x2
Akai S1100
Akai S3200XL
Fujitsu 230 MO Drives
Kurzweil K2000R
Olympus 230 MO Drives

Effects

Boss pedals (various)
Eventide H3000SE
Lexicon PCM-70
Mutator Filter
Mutron Phaser
Mutron wah pedal
MXR Phaser
Roger Meyer distortion
Roland Dimension D
Sony HRMP-5
Zoom 9010

Sequencing

ARP 1615
Atari 1040 running C-lab Notator x2
Atari 1040 running Cubase

Hard Disk System

Apple Quadra 650 running Emagic Logic Audio
Digidesign 882 Interface
Digidesign SSD
Micropolis hard drive
Opcode Studio 4
Ricoh CD Writer

Other

Emerson UPS
Gretsch Anniversary Dobro
Resonator guitar
Groove Electronics MIDI 4 CV
Les Paul copy
Leslie Cabinet
Mackie 1604 x4
Mackie 3204
Roland MPU 401 MIDI/CV x3
Vox AC30