Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a headphone (cue) mix, part of Pro Tools 10 Essential Training.
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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 headphone 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 1-2.…
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 level that will feed…your headphone jacks.…
- Exploring the Pro Tools interface
- Selecting inputs, outputs, and busses
- Understanding signal paths and gain stages
- Setting up Pro Tools hardware and software properly
- Importing audio from multiple sources
- Recording and editing audio and MIDI
- Adjusting time, tempo, meter, key, and chord in arrangements
- Mixing and mastering a session
- Setting up an effects loop
- Importing and displaying video
- Adding music, Foley, ADR, and FX
- Archiving a session
Skill Level Beginner
Pro Tools Mixing and Masteringwith Brian Lee White10h 32m Intermediate
Music Editing for TV and Film in Pro Toolswith Skye Lewin3h 30m Intermediate
Audio for Film and Video with Pro Toolswith Scott Hirsch5h 9m Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. Learning the Interface
4. Recording Audio
5. Editing Audio
6. Arranging a Session
7. Recording MIDI Data
8. Editing MIDI
11. Mixing and Mastering
12. Working with Video
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