Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding signal paths and gain stages, part of Pro Tools 9 Essential Training.
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Understanding the signal flow of audio and MIDI data and the gain stages…along the signal path is crucial knowledge for any musician, recording engineer,…and producer using Pro Tools.…That knowledge will help you use your studio gear the way it was intended to…work, enabling you to achieve optimal recording levels and help you avoid…clipping or unwanted distortion.…You'll also be able to troubleshoot just about anything in your Pro Tools…studio signal flow.…Let's follow the signal path from a vocalist to a set of monitors, that is, the…entire input to output signal path.…
As the vocalist sings into the mic, the mic picks up that energy and converts…the acoustic energy into an electrical current.…The signal then travels to the microphone preamplifier in your audio interface…where the signal is boosted in level.…Next, the signal is converted from analog to digital, from electrical current…into zeros and ones.…It goes into Pro Tools, and is routed to your hard drive where it's recorded.…Pro Tools then routes the signal back out to a digital to analog converter in…
- Exploring the Pro Tools interface
- Choosing a playback engine and other settings
- Setting up Pro Tools hardware and software properly
- Importing audio
- Recording and editing audio and MIDI
- Arranging a session
- Writing and editing automation
- Mixing and mastering a session
- Using automatic delay compensation
- Bouncing down a mix as an MP3
- Importing and displaying video
- Archiving a session
Skill Level Beginner
Music Editing for TV and Film in Pro Toolswith Skye Lewin3h 30m Intermediate
Mixing and Mastering with Pro Toolswith Brian Lee White9h 18m Intermediate
Audio for Film and Video with Pro Toolswith Scott Hirsch5h 9m Intermediate
1. Getting Set Up in Pro Tools 9
2. Learning the Interface
3. Importing into Pro Tools
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
Archiving an entire session4m 22s
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