• NSL Hard Drives

Signal Chain

Summary

This library features recordings of four hard disk drives (3.5 inch - 5400 & 7200 RPM). All essential hard drive sounds are included (boot up, read/write/copy/delete, power down) that will work great for general computer sounds and ambience. 


Additionally, each hard drive was opened up, manipulated, and ultimately destroyed to create a collection of raw, abstract and unique sounds. Found materials such as metal, cardboard, plastic, and tools were used to control the hard drive's motor, platter, and head actuator. These sounds work especially well for creating the sounds of mechanical robot movements, electric motors, and futuristic machinery.


Sounds were captured with a Sanken CSS-5 Shotgun mic in mono mode, and an Aquarian H2A Hydrophone, using a contact mic adapter into a Sound Devices 702 recording at 24bit, 192khz.


All sounds in this release are offered in 24bit 192khz Broadcast Wave format. Files are in a zip file, which includes a PDF with metadata.


Upon purchase, you will receive an email with a link to instantly download the library.

Technical Specifications

  • 385 sounds in 100 Broadcast Wave files at 24bit - 192khz (88 mono / 12 stereo)
  • Library size is 2.0GB
  • All files are organized and tagged with metadata, compatible with Pro Tools, Audiofinder, Soundminer and other sound library management software
  • Metadata PDF included

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100 WAV files - 24bit 192khz - 2.0GB

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