Microphones

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DPA d:facto Vocal Microphone

DPA d:facto Vocal Microphone

According to [the DPA website](http://www.dpamicrophones.com/en/News/Archive/... more

Sennheiser e 865 Condenser

Sennheiser e 865 Condenser

In the March 2012 issue of [Total Production International magazine](http://w... more

Needs Review DPA d:dicate 4011-TL

DPA d:dicate 4011-TL

Used for Sting's vocals for *Sting: A Winter's Night... Live From Durham Cath... more

Needs Review Sony C-800

Sony C-800

Mentioned by producer Hugh Padgham in this March 2004 *Sound on Sound* interv... more

Guitars

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Fender Stratocaster Electric Guitar

Fender Stratocaster Electric Guitar

In [this live video from the 1981 Secret Policeman's Other Ball event](https:... more

Needs Review Martin 5-18 Terz Guitar

Martin 5-18 Terz Guitar

Sting is seen with this guitar at 2:44. more

Needs Improvement 1979 Ibanez Musician

1979 Ibanez Musician

The various Musician models were endorsed by several high-profile musicians, ... more

Needs Review Paul Reed Smith HollowBody II Acquableux Electric Guitar

Paul Reed Smith HollowBody II Acquableux Electric...

1987 - Sting dons a black Paul Reed Smith Guitar for the Umbria Jazz Festival... more

Amplifiers

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Needs Review Demeter VTMP 2b

Demeter VTMP 2b

Used for vocals on *Brand New Day*, *All This Time* and more. It is mentioned... more

Needs Review Ampeg SVT-CL Classic Bass Head

Ampeg SVT-CL Classic Bass Head

You can see an Ampeg SVT head and Ampeg cabs on Sting's side of the stage in ... more

Effects Pedals

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Effects pedals

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Moog Taurus I

Moog Taurus I

Sting use one or two Moog Taurus 1 bass pedal to expand the power-trio The Po... more

Needs Review Boss OC-2 Octave Pedal

Boss OC-2 Octave Pedal

He uses two Boss OC-2 octave pedals. more

Needs Review Roland VG-8 V-Guitar System

Roland VG-8 V-Guitar System

Used on *Brand New Day*, as stated on the official album page of Sting's offi... more

Bass Guitars

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Fender Precision Bass

Fender Precision Bass

Sting can be seen here playing a Fender Precision Bass. The image comes from ... more

Spector NS-2 Bass Guitar

Spector NS-2 Bass Guitar

In this photo, Sting can be seen playing a Spector NS2 Bass. more

Fender Precision Bass Fretless

Fender Precision Bass Fretless

Sting can be seen playing a Fretless Fender Precision Bass at the 1:34 mark d... more

Hamer 8 string Bass fretless

Hamer 8 string Bass fretless

In De do do do De da da da music video we can see Sting playing his Hamer Bass more

Software Plugins and VSTs

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Software plugins and vsts

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Keyboards and Synthesizers

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Keyboards and synthesizers

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Needs Review NED Synclavier II

NED Synclavier II

Sting used the Synclavier in pre-production as he started his solo career. more

Instruments

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Studio Equipment

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Roland Chorus Echo SRE-555

Roland Chorus Echo SRE-555

In this article from [International Musician magazine (reproduced on Sting's ... more

Roland SDE-3000 Delay

Roland SDE-3000 Delay

In this article from [International Musician magazine (reproduced on Sting's ... more

Needs Review Ibanez UE-400

Ibanez UE-400

In a 1980 poster of the UE-400, it's mentioned that Sting is using it. more

Needs Review UREI 1176

UREI 1176

Used on the vocals for “Every Breath You Take” and *Brand New Day*. The forme... more

Headphones

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Needs Review Sony MDR-7506 Professional Headphones

Sony MDR-7506 Professional Headphones

The item can be seen 1:02 into this video more

Live Setup Accessories

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Crown PSA-2 Power Amplifier

Crown PSA-2 Power Amplifier

In this article from [International Musician magazine (reproduced on Sting's ... more

CROWN DC-300A

CROWN DC-300A

In this article from [International Musician magazine (reproduced on Sting's ... more

Crown D75 Power Amplifier

Crown D75 Power Amplifier

In this article from [International Musician magazine (reproduced on Sting's ... more

Studio Monitors

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Studio monitors

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Sennheiser SR 2050 In-Ear Monitoring System

Sennheiser SR 2050 In-Ear Monitoring System

In the March 2012 issue of [Total Production International magazine](http://w... more

Needs Review Clair Brothers 12AM

Clair Brothers 12AM

You can see 2 12AMs stacked on top of the 2 ML18s between the 2 ampeg 810s. more

Needs Review Clair Brothers ML18

Clair Brothers ML18

Here you can see 2 ML18s sitting underneath the 2 12AMs in between the two am... more

Strings

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Ernie Ball 2221 Regular Slinky 10-46

Ernie Ball 2221 Regular Slinky 10-46

In this article from [International Musician magazine (reproduced on Sting's ... more

Rotosound RS77 Jazz Bass Strings

Rotosound RS77 Jazz Bass Strings

[On the Rotosound website](http://www.rotosound.com/%EF%BB%BFjazz-bass-77/), ... more

DR Strings Nickel Lo-Rider

DR Strings Nickel Lo-Rider

The DR Strings website lists Sting as an endorsing artist, stating that he sp... more

Upright-Basses

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Needs Review Van Zalinge Z Bass Electric Upright

Van Zalinge Z Bass Electric Upright

The Getty image shows Sting playing one of the 70 Van Zalinge Z basses. more

Music Accessories

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Needs Review Levy's LM20 Leather Bag

Levy's LM20 Leather Bag

Levy's posted this picture of Sting with his Levy's Leather Bag on Facebook. more

Needs Review Fender Deluxe Leather Wide Strap

Fender Deluxe Leather Wide Strap

In this The Police reunion photo Sting can be seen with Fender Deluxe Leather... more

Other Gear

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Needs Review Sting Black Stratocaster

Sting Black Stratocaster

Bought at Manny's in Manhattan NY, Sting used his black Strat in public for t... more

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