Equipment used

We (Zapsplat) use the following equipment when recording and editing the sound effects and music we contribute to this site. However our contributors use their own favourite microphones, recorders etc. But, as some of you are curious, here is our equipment list…

Software DAW

  • Logic Pro X
  • Adobe Audition
  • Presonus Studio One



  • Sound Devices MixPre 6
  • x 2 Sony PCM D100
  • Zoom H1



  • Sennheiser MKH8040 matched stereo pair
  • Sennheiser MKH 416 shotgun
  • 2 x Audio Technica BP4029 (AT835ST) stereo shotgun
  • Audio Technica AT825
  • Aquarian Audio H2a-XLR hydrophone
  • Roland CS-10EM binaural



  • x 2 Beyerdynamic DT100
  • Sony MDR7506 Pro Monitor Headphone


Other/ Accessories

  • Rycote Stereo Windshield WS AE ORTF Kit (MZL)
  • Rycote Modular Windshield WS 4 Kit (XLR-5F)
  • Rycote 18cm Classic-Softie Kit
  • Rycote S-Series 300 Windshield Kit
  • x 2 Rycote Suspension and Windjammer Kit for Sony PCM D100
  • Portabrace AR-MIXPRE6 carry case for MixPre 6
  • Macbook Pro
  • Presonus 2|6 preamp