Connecting your Pro Tools system


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Connecting your Pro Tools system

In this video, I am going to show you how to connect the pieces of your Pro Tools studio system. First, if you haven't already, install Pro Tools according to the directions that came with your software. This process also involves authorizing your iLok key, and that process is shown in another video in this course. If you have an external FireWire hard drive, plug that in first. Plug in the power and turn it on. Then connect it via FireWire to your computer. Note that USB hard drives are not compatible for using with Pro Tools.

They're not fast enough to keep up with all the audio data transferring. Instead, I recommend using USB drives only for archiving your projects. Using an external FireWire drive or a second IDE, ATA, or SATA drive for recording audio is highly recommended. You should avoid recording audio to the internal system drive on your computer. Not only will you get better performance from an external drive, you will also keep your audio files and your system software...

Connecting your Pro Tools system
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Connecting your Pro Tools system provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by David Franz as part of the Pro Tools 9 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
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Pro Tools
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