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What are DAWs also known as? (two answers)
Digital Audio Sequencer
Hard Disk Recorder
Audio=
Numbers
What are the three characteristics of a DAW?
Pointer-Based
Non Linear
Non-Destructive
Non-Linear is also know as:
Random Access
What does a Pro Tools session folder contain?
Audio Files
Session Files
Fade Files
What is pro tools current version?
7.3
What are the sample rates that pro tools can run?
44.1
48
88.2
96 kHz
How many simultaneous active mono audio tracks can pro tools run?
32
How many total audio tracks?
128
How many total audio tracks are inactive?
96
Music production toolkit extends LE to give how many active mono or stereo audio tracks?
48
Aux Inputs=
128
Master faders=
64
MIDI tracks=
256
Instrument tracks
32
WaveCache file stores what?
Stores waveform display data for session
Audio Files Folder contains what?
Contains source audio (whole files) for session
What are fades?
Audio Files
What are Audio Files?
Where DIGITAL AUDIO is stored on Drive
What are Region?
Graphic Object representing Audio
What are whole file regions?
Represents complete file
What are NON-Whole File region?
Points to only part of an audio file
What are the two primary widows when starting pro tools?
Edit Window
Mix Window
Edit Window=
Multitrack-style
Mix Window=
Mixer-style
Playback cursor is also known as :
Timeline Insertion Point
what are the 6 track types?
audio track
midi track
aux input
master fader
instrument track
VCA master
What are the edit modes?
Slip
Grid
Shuffle
Spot
what are the 4 ways to save?
save
save as
save copy in
auto backup
What are the components of a DAW?
Hardware
Software
Storage
What are the three types of hardware available?
CPU
Digital Signal Processor
Audio Interface
List the types of software:
Application
Plug-ins
What are applications?
Standalone program used for multi-track recording, editing, and mixing
What are plug-ins?
Application within an application
List the types of storage available:
Primary Storage
Secondary storage
Primary storage are saved to what?
System Drive or Audio Drive
what are secondary storage used for?
Used for backup purposes
(e.g cd-r, dvd-r, removable hard drive, tape drive, etc.)
What is Host-based system?
Audio engine and plug-in in processing are handle by computer's cpu
what is host-based also know as?
Native
What is Hard-ware based systems?
Audio engine and plug-in processing handled by DSP Chips
What are Hybrid Systems?
Host-Based Systems with added DSP chips
AES/EBU:
Two 24-bit channel on one cable
xlr connection
AES/EBU at 96 or 192 kHz:
Not all hardware supports this
Double fast and double wide
S/PDIF:
24bit/192kHz maximum
Two channels on one cable
Only double fast not double wide
Coaxial rca connection
also available in optical (toslink) connection
Unbalanced cable
TDIF:
Up to 24 bit/ 96kHz
only 4-in/4-out
25 pin D-sub connector
ADAT Optical (Lightpipe):
8in/8out on two cables at 48k
If 96kHz, only 4-in/4-out
If 192 kHz, only 2-in/2-out
Fiber Optic connection (toslink)
MADI:
56 channel coaxial/fiber cable
can also be 64 channels