How to Mix Surround with the Pro Tools Software Package


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Surround mixing

Surround sound is now supported in Pro Tools LE 8, with the addition of the complete production toolkit. If you are fortunate enough to have the tool kit in the interface that supports at least 6 outs, you can set your system up to mix and surround. So, again the requirements to enable 7.1 surround sound in your I/O setup are the complete production toolkit, but above that you need an interface that supports enough outputs, discrete outputs, to feed the surround sound speaker setup. So, if you have an inbox, there is only two outputs.

You are not going to be able to feed 6 speakers. So, you are going to need something like an inbox Pro for 5.1. If you want to do 7 in 1, you are going to need a 002, 003 or something like that. Now, you're also going to need speakers and some sort of volume management system. A surround sound speaker setup presents some additional challenges in that you need to have all of the speakers connected to some sort of monitor control that supports a surround ...

Surround mixing
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Surround mixing provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Brian Lee White as part of the Mixing and Mastering with Pro Tools

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Audio + Music
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Pro Tools
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