Recording of a German Panther Ausf A. tank built in 1943 or 1944, with a V-12 petrol Maybach HL230 P30 engine.
The German Panther Ausf A. tank sound collection shares 252 clips in 19.93 gigabytes of field recordings. Also known as a Sd.Kfz. 171 or Panzerkampfwagen V Panther and built in 1943 or 1944, this medium tank is outfitted with a V-12 petrol Maybach HL230 P30 (690 hp, 515 kW) engine.
A total of 25 synchronized channels capture the tank from both onboard and exterior perspectives in 10 takes. The 15 onboard perspectives feature microphones mounted at the engine, exhaust, cannon barrel, interior, and tracks. The 10 exterior perspectives arrange microphones at 5 positions to provide driving at slow, medium, and fast speeds as it departs, passes by, arrives, and reverses. Also included are 5 custom mixes of the onboard perspectives.
The library downloads with Pro Tools and Reaper mixing sessions, 19+ fields of Soundminer, BWAV, and MacOS Finder metadata, and metadata keywords translations in 7 languages.