At Poppyhill we really are very proud of the facilities on offer! We've always been passionate about the quality of our training and having top class facilities and equipment is a must! In such a fast moving industry it's vital that we stay up to date and we're pleased to say that our air conditioned studios and training rooms are designed to the very highest standards and are all generously equipped with state of the art professional audio and music technology equipment.

Studio 1

Equipment List

  • Audient ASP 8024, 80 Channel Inline Recording Console
  • Genelec 1030A 2 Way Active Monitors with 1092A Subwoofer
  • Lexicon PCM 90 Digital Effects Processor with Expansion Card
  • Lexicon PCM 80 Digital Effects Processor with Expansion Card
  • Neve 2072 Vintage Preamp X 2
  • Presonus Eureka Recording Channel with Mic/Line/ Instrument
  • TL Audio 5021 2 Channel Valve Compressor/Limite
  • Session Master Direct Recording Guitar Preamp
  • Phillips CD Recorder/Player
  • Pro Tools 12 HD Hard Disk Multitrack Recording System with 192 i/o expanded A/DD/A interface
  • Avid Omni Audio Interface
  • Digidesign Sync i/o synchroniser
  • Logic 10/Reason 8 plus various effects and virtual instrument plugins
  • Microphones by Neumann, AKG, Sennheiser, Shure, Geffel, T Bone

Studio 2

Equipment List

  • Behringer MX9000 56 Input Inline Recording Console
  • Samson 240 Stereo Monitor Amplifier
  • Dynaudio BM 10 Two Way Near Field Monitors
  • Yamaha NS 10 Nearfield Monitors
  • Drawmer DS 201 Dual Channel Noise Gate
  • Drawmwr DL221 Dual Channel Compressor/Limiter
  • TL Audio Dual Channel Valve Microphone Preamp/ D.I. Box
  • Sony R7 Digital Effects Processor
  • TC Electronic M500 Digital Effects Processor
  • Behringer Rev. 96 Digital Effects Processor
  • Yamaha SPX 50D Digital Effects Processor
  • MOTU Midi Timepiece Synchroniser/Multiport Midi Interface
  • JL Cooper PPS100 SMPTE to Midi Converter
  • Fostex D2424L 24 Track Hard Disk Recorder
  • Fostex D5 DAT Recorder
  • Otari MX 70 Sixteen Track Analogue Multitrack Recorder
  • Avid Pro Tools 12 HD 2 Accel Multitrack Hard Disk Recording System with 96io AD/DA interface.
  • Logic 10, Reason 8 plus numerous effects and virtual Instrument plugins
  • Microphones by Neumann, AKG, Sennheiser,Shure, Geffel, T Bone

Music Technology Lab

Equipment list

  • Avid Mix Control
  • Euphonix Artist Mix
  • Pro Tools HD 2 Accel Multitrack Hard Disk Recording System
  • Apple Mac Mini x 8
  • Avid M Box x 8
  • Avid Pro Tools 12
  • Reason 4
  • Logic 10 Studio
  • Software instruments and plug-ins (numerous)
  • Roland PC 180a Controller Keyboards x 4
  • Evolution MK449c Controller Keyboards x 4
  • M-Audio Axiom 25 Controller Keyboards x 3
  • Yamaha CS1X Synthesiser
  • Roland Sh101 Analogue Synthesiser
  • Plus full access to Studio 1 and 2 facilities


  • Behringer MX9000 56 Input Inline Recording Console
  • Soundcraft Spirit Folio 20 Input Mixing Consoles x 2
  • Behringer Graphic Equaliser
  • Behringer Autocom Pro Compressor/Limiter
  • Behringer Ultra Q Pro. Parametric EQ Behringer Multigate Pro
  • Public Address System - 800 watt

Student Comments

"Beautiful studio, Great Course! Learned absolutely loads about Sound Engineering and Music Technology. Recommend Poppyhill to everyone."

Owen Cardiff

Owen Cardiff

Poppyhill is a very friendly learning environment.The facilities are wonderful and the tutors are very approachable & helpful. I would recommend this school to anyone. "

Sarah Sherlock

Sarah Sherlock

My time in Poppyhill was really good, me and the lads had fun there and learnt loads! it's an excellent place to study.

Anthony Culloo

Anthony Culloo


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