What Equipment Does Deadmau5 Use:

🔊 Preamps

What preamps does Deadmau5 use?

Deadmau5 uses the following preamps:

🥁 Drum Sets and Drum Machines

What drums does Deadmau5 use?

Deadmau5 uses the following drums and drum sets:

🎹 MIDI Keyboards and Synthesizers

What keyboard or/and synth does Deadmau5 use?

Deadmau5 uses the following MIDI keyboard or/and synth:

Moog Minimoog Voyager Lunar Gold Limited Edition
Moog Minimoog Voyager Rack Mount Edition
Alesis Q49 49-Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller

49-note keyboard controller with pitch and mod wheels, octave buttons, assignable data slider, more. The Alesis Q49 is a 49-note keyboard controller that works with …

Waldorf Blofeld Synthesizer Module

The engine inside the heavy duty, full metal chassis of the Blofeld delivers the same fat and rich sound that so many Waldorf users worldwide …

Teenage Engineering OP-1 Portable Synthesizer

OP-1 is the all-in-one portable synthesizer, sampler and controller. with additional features like a built-in FM radio and an assignable G-force sensor for motion controlled …

Novation Impulse 49 Midi Keyboard

Precision keyboard and professional control surface. Novation’s Impulse series are a range of professional USB/MIDI controllers. The Impulse 49 has a 49-key precision keyboard and …

Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol S49 Keyboard Controller

49-key MIDI controller with NKS technology for superior plug-in integration. The KOMPLETE KONTROL S-Series combines smart, elegantly designed keyboards with advanced control software to form …

Moog Sub 37 Paraphonic Analog Synthesizer

The Sub 37 Tribute Edition is a limited edition (2-note) paraphonic analog synthesizer built on the award winning Sub Phatty sound engine. Its panel features …

Moog Matriarch

Matriarch is the new head of Moog’s semi-modular family. Delivering a strikingly similar retro design to the one found on the Grandmother, this all-analog 49-key …

Moog Grandmother

Grandmother is a sonic playground that harkens back to Moog’s modular roots, where synthesis is not only about the end result, but the journey of …

Korg ARP Odyssey

Complete reproduction of the Arp Odyssey. Today, Korg has brought back the new and improved ARP Odyssey. With the advisory assistance of David Friend, the …

Dave Smith Instruments Prophet ’08 Synthesizer

A 5-octave keyboard with vintage-style controls and modern sound options. Dave Smith Instruments™ Prophet ˜08 PE (potentiometer edition) provides all the features of the standard …

Access Virus TI2 Desktop Synthesizer

An advanced stage/standalone instrument with a suite of compelling studio integration features. The Access Virus TI v2 is the second edition of this Desktop Total …


Sound Modules

What sound modules does Deadmau5 use?

Deadmau5 uses the following sound modules:

Roland Super JV-1080

The Roland JV-1080 is a worldwide standard in high-powered, two space synthesizer modules. Used on more recordings than any other module in history, the JV-1080 …


🎛️ DAW Controllers

What DAW controllers does Deadmau5 use?

Deadmau5 uses the following DAW controllers:

🎛️ DJ Controllers

What DJ controllers does Deadmau5 use?

Deadmau5 uses the following DJ controllers:

Pioneer DJ CDJ-2000NXS2

The CDJ-2000NXS2 inherits all the best features from its predecessor – the CDJ-2000NXS – and takes a giant leap forward. We’ve added a larger, multicolor …

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S8 Controller

Native Instruments’ flagship all-in-one DJ system. Experience a new way to mix and perform with TRAKTOR KONTROL S8 – a 4-channel stand-alone mixer, professional audio …

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol F1 DJ Controller

Seamless, dedicated hardware control of the world’s first ever remix decks in TRAKTOR PRO 2.5. Native Instruments is by far one of the top industry …

Allen & Heath Xone:4D Universal DJ Controller

🎛️ Mixers

What mixers does Deadmau5 use?

Deadmau5 uses the following mixers:

Neve 5088
Pioneer DJM-900 Nexus Mixer

4-channel DJ mixer with plenty of effects and a 24-bit.96kHz high-performance soundcard. The DJM-900nexus is a high-performance digital mixer designed for today’s professional DJ performers. …

Allen & Heath Xone:DB4 DJ Mixer

Professional 4-channel club and DJ mixer with digital effects. The Xone:DB4 is a truly ground-breaking mixer and by far one of the most advanced DJ …


🎶 DAW Software

What DAW Software does Deadmau5 use?

Deadmau5 uses the following DAW Software:

Steinberg Nuendo

WHAT IS NUENDO As the most advanced audio post-production solution available, Nuendo is the choice of film, TV, game audio and immersive sound industry professionals …

Image Line FL Studio

FL Studio is a complete software music production environment or Digital Audio Workstation (DAW). Representing more than 20 years of innovative development it has everything …


REAPER (Rapid Environment for Audio Production, Engineering, and Recording) is a complete digital audio production application for Windows and OS X, offering a full multitrack …

Avid Pro Tools

Audacity is a free open source digital audio editor and recording computer software application, available for Windows, macOS/OS X, Linux and other operating systems. Recording …


⚙️ Software plugins and VSTs

What VSTs does Deadmau5 use?

Deadmau5 uses the following VST plugins:

RME TotalMix FX

Since 2001 TotalMix added unlimited routing and mixing to RME‘s audio interfaces. Its unique capability to create as many independent submixes as output channels available …

Glitchmachines Quadrant
Glitchmachines Cryogen
Glitchmachines Polygon
Glitchmachines Cataract
Glitchmachines Subvert
Waves Linear Phase EQ Plugin

Conceived and created with mastering in mind, Linear Phase EQ preserves your original musical balance while providing precision control over the harmonic spectrum with absolutely …

Xfer Serum Advanced Wavetable Synthesizer

Tech Specs Plugin Format AU, VST

Native Instruments RC 48

Tech Specs Plugin Format AU, VST

Valhalla Shimmer

Come with uncle and hear all proper! Hear angel trumpets and devil trombones. You are invited! ValhallaShimmer is an algorithmic reverb designed for BIG sounds, …

Lennar Digital Sylenth1 Software Synthesizer

System requirements Any CPU that supports SSE (Intel Pentium III and above, AMD XP and above, all Intel Macs but no PPC) 128MB RAM AudioUnitVSTi …

2CAudio Aether Algorithmic Reverb Plugin

Tech Specs Plugin Format AU, VST

AudioRealism Bass Line 3
Cytomic The Drop

The Drop is an analog modeled resonant filter plug-in. It uses the same high quality algorithms used in circuit simulation packages but optimised for real …

Native Instruments Passive EQ

Tech Specs Plugin Format AU, VST

Xfer Records 8-Bit Shaper

Tech Specs Plugin Format AU, VST Downloadable free

Xfer Records OTT Multiband Compressor Plugin
Xfer Records LFOTool

LFOTool is an FX utility plug-in for both Macintosh OS X® and Windows®. It empowers music producers to create tremolo, auto-pan, trance-gate, side-chain compressor simulation, …

Xfer Records Cthulhu

The Chord and Arp Monster VST MIDI-FX Plug-In Harmonic Inspiration, Made Easy. Chords Module One Note Becomes Many. Cthulhu is firstly a chord memorizer and …

Waves L2 Ultramaximizer Plugin

For mixing, mastering, and more, the L2’s legendary combination of look-ahead brickwall peak limiting, level maximization, and ultra high resolution give you the power and …

Waves H-Reverb

New technologies open new creative horizons. H-Reverb is a pioneering FIR reverb based on innovative Finite Impulse Response reverberation technology, providing richer, deeper reverb tails …

Waves H-Delay Hybrid Delay

From real old school PCM42-style effects like filtering, flanging, and phasing, to slap-back echo, ping-pong delay, and tempo-sync with modulation, H-Delay delivers the goods, controlled …

Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2.8

Omnisphere® is the flagship synthesizer of Spectrasonics – an instrument of extraordinary power and versatility. Top Artists all over the world rely on Omnisphere as …

Native Instruments Razor Software Synthesizer
FabFilter Volcano 2 Filter Plugin

FabFilter Volcano has proven to be one of the few plug-ins that offer convincing high quality digital filtering with unique analog character. With tons of …

FabFilter One Synthesizer Plugin

For FabFilter One, we have put tremendous effort in creating the best cut-off filter ever. Our new design approach has resulted in the fattest and …

Dada Life Sausage Fattener Plugin

🔈 Audio Samplers

What samplers does Deadmau5 use?

Deadmau5 uses the following samplers:

Glitchmachines Polygon
Glitchmachines Cataract

🎧 Headphone and headsets

What headphone and headsets does Deadmau5 use?

Deadmau5 uses the following headphones:

V-Moda Crossfade LP2 Over-Ear Headphones

The sound of live performance in your headphones. V-MODA is the authentic music brand that fuses fashion and function. Headphones are essential tools for mobile …

Sennheiser HD 800

More than 60 years of ingenious headphone engineering has been applied into the new HD 800. Incorporating Sennheiser’s most advanced driver technology, these open, circum-aural …


🔊 Studio Monitors/Speakers

What studio monitors or speakers does Deadmau5 use?

Deadmau5 uses the following studio monitors:

Genelec 1034B Main Control Room Monitoring System
KRK VXT8 Active Studio Monitor

VXT Series monitors are hallmarked by defined low end, articulate midrange and precise highs, delivering clarity and accuracy on par with many world-class speakers costing …


🖥 Computers

What devices does Deadmau5 use?

Deadmau5 uses the following devices:

Custom Built PC
Apple Mac Pro (2006-2012)

Apple Mac Pro desktop computer, 2006-2012 version.

Amiga 500 System PC

The Amiga is a family of personal computers introduced by Commodore in 1985. The original model is one of a number of computers with 16- …

Apple iPad (General)

Logic Pro is a proprietary digital audio workstation and MIDI sequencer software application for the macOS platform developed by Apple Inc. It was originally created …


Other studio recording gear

What recording gear does Deadmau5 use?

Deadmau5 uses the following gear:

Output REV

A NEW WORLD IN REVERSE A massive collection of instruments, loops, rises, pads… all based on reverse sounds 1000+ Unique Presets 4 Powerful Engines Introducing …


FAT analog synths and beautifully recorded live instruments combined in a ground breaking way 500 Pulse Instruments for instant playability A massive array of content …

Universal Audio Apollo Twin

Apollo Twin reinvents desktop recording by delivering legendary analog studio sound, feel, and flow to music creators everywhere. This 2×6 Thunderbolt audio interface for Mac …

RME HDSPe MADI FX Internal Audio Interface

The PCI Express card consequently uses all advantages of the MADI format, the professionals’ multi-Channel audio interface, offering 64 channels of 24-bit audio at a …

RME Fireface UFX

The Fireface UFX is the new flagship of RME’s audio interfaces and offers 60 channels of audio with digitally controlled high-end preamps, reference class converters, …

Pure Data Fxpansion Strobe “Pre-Beta”

I asked Drew Vernon of Fxpansion awhile ago if this was a Strobe Beta & if I could buy it under the table. Here was …

Glitchmachines Convex

Convex is a multi-effects processor designed to facilitate the creation of contorted artifacts, syncopated patterns and skewed digital textures.

Genelec 8250A Bi-Amplified DSP Monitoring System
Fairlight CMI

One of the world’s first music workstations, the Fairlight Computer Musical Instrument (CMI) paved the way for modern music production with its unprecedented multitimbral capabilities …

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