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Suite descriptions

There are thirteen CDA audio video suites on fifth floor of the EV building. These are private workspaces that can be reserved through the patron portal. See the rules.

Computer stations with two monitors, two speakers, keyboard and mouse in a room with sound-proof panelling Standard suites are VS01, VS02, VS03, VS04, VS05, VS06, VS07, VS08, VS09.

Standard suites


iMac and a second screen (or Mac Pro and two screens), RME stereo audio card, Adams A7x near-field sound monitors. 


Ableton LiveAdobe CC Suite, AVID Media Composer, Blender, DaVinci Resolve, DCP-O-Matic, Handbrake, Max, Maya, Microsoft Office, Pro Tools, Processing 3, Sony RAW Viewer, RedCine X, Toast Titanium, TV Paint, Unity, Visual Studio, VLC, Wacom Tablet drivers

There are nine standard suites: VS01, VS02, VS03, VS04, VS05, VS06, VS07, VS08, VS09. These suites are similar to FAR rooms EV-10.524, EV-10.526 and EV-10.504.

EV-5.453 (VS06)

  • VS06 is a standard suite with extra audio software: iZotope RX standard, iZotope Ozone Standard, Logic Pro X, Reaper, Altiverb.
  • This suite is similar to FAR room EV-10.420
Two monitors, three speakers and a sounds board Room EV-5.421, VS 10, Sound Mixing Room.

VS10: Stereo and Surround Sound Mixing

Please read this guide for the suite.


Dynaudio AIR 15 speakers (5.1), AVID OMNI interface, AVID Artist control and mix surfaces, Mac Pro 4 Core with two screens.

Extra audio software

AVID Plug -In Bundle, iZotope RX Post Production Suite (includes Neutron), iZotope Ozone Standard, Logic Pro X, Pro Tools Ultimate, Reaper, Altiverb Advanced, WAVES 360 Surround plug-ins.

This suite is similar to FAR room EV 10.724 and the Music Department rooms MB 8.242, MB 8.244, MB 8.252.

VS 11 CINTIQ 22HD Room EV-5.427, VS 11, CINTIQ 22HD

VS11: CINTIQ room


WACOM CINTIQ 22HD with stylus, Dell 2K screen (U2713HM), Mac Pro 6 Core with AMD D700 graphics cards, RME stereo audio card, Adams A7x near-field sound monitors.

This suite should be used for any graphics or animation projects requiring a CINTIQ tablet. The software is identical to the standard suites. The tablet can be used with any compatible software like: Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, Blender, Maya, TV Paint. The CINTIQ has an adjustable stand so it can be used vertically, flat or at different angles.

A desk with three monitors and sound mixing equipment Rooom EV-5.810, VS 00, Colour Correction

VS00: Colour Correction

Please read the guides for the suite.


FSI DM240 2K color correction monitor, two calibrated BenQ PV270 2K screens, Tangent WAVE control surface, Pegasus R8 RAID drives, Mac Pro 6 Core with D700 graphics cards, RME stereo audio card, Adams A7x near-field sound monitors.

Extra software

DaVinci Resolve Studio

This suite is similar to FAR colour correction rooms.

CDArecroomsmall EV-5.431

VS12: Sound Recording

Please watch the tutorial on the sound recording suite.


AKG 414 condenser microphone, Sennheiser 421 Dynamic microphone, Universal Audio Apollo IO, Presonus Headphone PreAmp, Mackie Big Knob, TL Audio Ivory 5050 PreAmp with Compressor, other microphones available on request.


There are no extra audio plug-ins in this room, except for the UAD plug-ins for the Apollo interface. You may record using Adobe Audition, Pro Tools (standard), Reaper, Logic or Ableton. 

About the Recording Booth

The recording booth can comfortably accommodate two people (with instruments). Please request extra headphones or microphones if required.    

See the FAR recording studio.

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