Setting up an effects loop


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Setting up an effects loop

Knowing how to set up an Effects Loop is a key mixing technique. Often used for adding reverb or delay to a mix, an Effects Loop enables multiple tracks to access one Effects processor or plug-in. This saves a lot of computer processing power, gives you a lot of control over the mix and can also help to unify the overall sound of a mix. Let's talk about the components used in an Effects Loop. First, we have the Send, and the Sends are listed right here in the Sends area of the Mix window or the Edit window but we are going to look at the Mix window. You might ask how did I set up this window so that I can see just this individual Send on this track.

Well, go into View > Mix Window Views > Sends A-E and then to show the individual send on the track, I went to view Sends A-E and chose Send A. A Send makes a copy of a track and route it to an output or a Bus. So whatever is on this track, this is the Acoustic Guitar 2 track. The Send makes a copy of that Acoustic Guitar 2 track a...

Setting up an effects loop
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Setting up an effects loop provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by David Franz as part of the Pro Tools 8 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
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