Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting up an effects loop, part of Pro Tools 10 Essential Training.
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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.…It also gives you a lot of control over the sound of the mix and can unify the…overall sound of a mix.…Let's talk about the components used in an effects loop.…First we have the send.…A send makes a copy of the track and routes it to an output or a bus.…
Let's go create one.…On this particular track, I am going to go to Send A, and if you don't see the…sends on your track, you can go to View > Mix Window Views, Sends A-E.…There is also Sends F-J, so we have a total of ten sends per track.…So I am going to go down here to send A, click, and choose Bus 1-2, and that…opens up the Sends control.…In this Send control we've got a lot of options.…
I am just going to adjust a couple of them really quick.…First, I am going to adjust the panning.…I am going to pan this exactly the same as what the track is over here, all the…
- 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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