Creating a headphone (cue) mix


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Creating a headphone (cue) mix

When you record into Pro Tools, you'll often be wearing headphones. Creating a good headphone mix is imperative to helping you capture the best performances while recording. For the most basic headphones setup, plug in your headphones to the headphone jack on your interface. Some interfaces have two headphone jacks, like the 003. Turn the headphone Volume knob all the way down at first. Then press play in Pro Tools and turn up the headphone volume to a level that is comfortable, neither too loud nor too soft. The headphone jacks on your interface receive the main output.

In this particular case, and in most cases, it's Analog 1 and 2. However, at the moment, we can't really tell what the overall volume level is coming out of Pro Tools. What we need to do is create a stereo master fader track, so let's do that; New > Stereo > Master Fader. Now we can tell what the overall volume is from this session, and we can control it with this fader right here, and this is the leve...

Creating a headphone (cue) mix
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Creating a headphone (cue) mix 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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