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What are the advantages of a DAW?
All in one Solution. Cost effective. It allows us to record, mix, edit, and master in the same environment. Option control surface.
What are the disadvantages and advantages of a digital console?
No Internal Audio Recording/Editing.
"Uber" Control Surface!
Analog Style=
Dedicated knobs (one button or knob for every function)
2 Channel format=
S/PDIF- Sony Phillips Digital Interface
AES/EBU- Audio Engineering Society/ European Broadcasting Union
What is the common termination for SPDIF?
RCA and Optical (Tos-link) Connectors
What is the common termination for AES/EBU?
XLR Connectors
8 Channel Format=
ADAT- Alesis Digital Audio Tape
TDIF- Tascam Digital Interface
What is the common termination for ADAT?
Optical Connectors
What is the common termination for TDIF?
D-Sub Connectors
56 Channel Formats (Multichannel Protocol)=
MADI- Multichannel Audio Digital Interface
Page 1-24:
Used to get signal to the MTR; "Sends" signal to the MTR.
Page 25-48:
"Receives" output of MTR (MIX)
Page Masters:
8: Buss Masters (Group/Bus Trim)
8: Aux Masters
8: Aux Returns
What makes these consoles work the way they do =?
The MTR/Patchbay
Track Bouncing:
Audio Subgrouping:
Dynamic "Group" Processing (Mix Mode)
Bus Trim=
acts as an Aux Master
Fader Grouping:
Cut & Level Control on a series of Faders. No noise!
What does channel output involve?
Enable the small fader as an additional Aux Send; Allows the engineer to automate the created Aux Send; Uses the Routing Matrix and Group Output patch point
EFX Odd/Even:
EFX Odd (or Even); next to Aux Knob in the Routing Matrix
Fully Normalled=
To Move/Break
Half Normalled=
Cross Patch=
Preamp/Track on the MTR (Patching from one I/O module to another)
Patch Across=
Insert/Aux (To add something to the signal, like compression)
Dead Patching=
Defeat a Normal (when one end of the patch cord is inserted into an input to stop the flow of signal going through it, the other end of the cable is not connected to anything-done when signal needs interruption.)
Multipliers/Copies (1 comes in 3 comes out)- they are independent of each other.
Mic Line-
Tie line from Studio
Channel Mic Inputs-
Inputs to Mic Pre
Multitrack Returns-
Return from tape machine
Channel Line Inputs-
Input to Line Amp
Insert Sends-
Send out to Dynamic Processors
Insert Return-
Return from Dynamic Processors
Group Output-
Output of the Routing Matrix
Multitrack Sends-
Input to Tape Machine
Monitor Inputs-
Input to Monitor Path