Series 1000 Sound Effects Library
Product Specifications
  • 25.6 GB @ 24/48
  • 3,002 Stereo Effects
  • Broadcast wav files
  • Download in 3 formats
The Original General Library

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Series 1000 Sound Effects Library

Series 1000 General Sound Effects Library is where it all began at Sound Ideas. The original Series 1000 royalty free sound effects audio tape library was the first sound effects library of its kind to be made available on compact disc. This sound effects collection, available as a download or on 28 CDs, containing over 3,000 professional quality vintage analog sound effects in a wide variety of categories. These audio clips from the 1960s and 70s are a valuable source of vintage archival sound effects. From airplanes and animals to water, wind and zippers – the original Sound Ideas sound effects library is still in high demand – Series 1000 General Sound Effects Library.


The Original General Library includes:

  • Vintage analog recordings originally released on reel to reel tape
  • Valuable source of archival 1960s and 1970s audio clips
  • Vintage electronics and household sounds
  • Period office machinery and sounds
  • Pre-digital equipment and sounds from another era



  • 3,002 royalty free sound effects
  • Originally available on 28 Audio CDs
  • All files fully embedded with extensive metadata
  • Also available as a Download in 16/44.1, 16/48 or 24/48 WAV file formats


Series 1000 Sound Effects Library
CD Content CD Content
1001 Airplanes 1002 Animals
1003 Airports, Archery, Applause, Automobiles 1004 Automobiles
1005 Baseball, Bells, Bicycles, Camers, Clocks 1006 Birds, Boxing, Buzzers
1007 Children, Computers 1008 Construction
1009 Construction, Crashes, Crowds, Doors, Drawbridges 1010 Crowds
1011 Electronics, Earthquakes, Elevators, Exercise 1012 Explosions, Fairs, Farms, Football, Fire, Guns
1013 Footsteps, Foreign Sounds, Gambling, Golf 1014 Helicopters, Horns, Hockey, Glass Sounds
1015 Household Sounds 1016 Human Sounds, Jungles, Laboratory, Laughter, Logging
1017 Indians, Industry 1018 Naval Boats, Ships, Motorcycles
1019 Military Battles, Guns, Harps 1020 Musical & Percussion Instruments
1021 Musical & Percussion Instruments 1022 Office, Country Sounds, Parades
1023 Pinball, Post Offices, Projectors, Pumps, Rodeos, Restaurants, Roller Coasters 1024 Service Stations, Sirens, Snowmobiles, Space Sounds
1025 Stores, Swimming, Subways, Telephones 1026 Rain, Thunder, Tennis, Taxis, Trains, Umbrellas, Vacuum Cleaners, Vendors
1027 Traffic, Trucks, Buses 1028 Water, Whistles, Wind, Zippers