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Gear Rental Specialist Gary Ladinsky To Retire, Auctioning Stock

LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) — After more than three decades, Gary Ladinsky of Design FX Audio Rental Company has announced he plans to retire and is auctioning off the company's assets, including tube microphones, vintage outboard equipment, analog and digital recorders, a complete tech shop, a mobile recording studio, and other digital, analog and vintage audio gear owned by the company.

Among the gear on offer is more than 100 microphones, such as AKG-C12, Neumann U47, M49, M50, Telefunken 251 and other tube microphones, as well as condenser, dynamic and ribbon microphones will be up for bid. Microphone pre-amps include Neve 1073, 1081 modules and two-, four- and eight-channel powered racks. Assorted EQs, digital reverbs, effects devices as well as limiters/compressors will also be available.

Other equipment includes analog and digital tape machines by ATR, Studer, Mitsubishi, and Sony, along with control room monitors by companies like Genelec, KRK, Meyer, Yamaha, Tannoy and amplifiers by BGW, and Crown. A total of three Pro-Tools systems will also be offered: two HD 3 with Basic Digi plug-ins, and one HD 2 with Basic Digi plug-ins.

Separately, the company's remote recording/broadcast truck will be offered for sale by sealed bid, with a deadline of November 17.

The auction is being conducted online, with early bids submittable beginning Nov. 3rd at – Staff Writers