Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting up an effects loop, part of Pro Tools 10 Essential Training.
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
Pro Tools: Music Editing for TV and Filmwith Skye Lewin3h 30m Intermediate
Pro Tools: Audio for Film and Videowith 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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