Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Powering up and powering down, part of Pro Tools 10 Essential Training.
In this video I want to show you the proper way to power up and power down…your Pro Tools system.…Here is the order for powering up your Pro Tools system.…First, turn on your control surface if you have one.…Next, turn on your external hard drives, third, turn on your audio interface…if you're using one, unless it draws power from your computer via USB or…FireWire, then turn on your computer, flip on your monitors, and then it's…safe to launch Pro Tools.…Here's the proper order for powering down your Pro Tools system.…
First, quit Pro Tools then power down your monitors, then you can turn off your…computer, your MIDI gear, and your audio interface.…Finally, power down your control surface, and then your hard drives last.…I highly recommend observing these steps, to avoid damaging your hard drives,…creating large pop sounds from your monitors, and unnecessarily losing data or…communication with your interface.…
- 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: Audio for Film and Videowith Scott Hirsch5h 9m Intermediate
Pro Tools: Music Editing for TV and Filmwith Skye Lewin3h 30m Intermediate
Pro Tools: Mixing and Masteringwith Brian Lee White10h 32m 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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