$29.99
PreSonus® StudioLive™ Mixer Handbook
The Official Guide to Getting the Most from Your Console
By Bobby Owsinski
Item: 00-42462
UPC: 038081475431
ISBN 10: 1470611287
ISBN 13: 9781470611286
PRICE: $29.99
Category: Pro Audio Textbook
Format: Book
Unleash and maximize the power of your PreSonus® StudioLive™ console with this official guide. Renowned engineer, producer, and author Bobby Owsinski provides a detailed look at one of the best-selling mixers of all time, revealing the tips and tricks you need to unlock its hidden capabilities and make your mixes sound better than ever. All StudioLive models are covered including the new AI editions.

PreSonus® StudioLive™ Mixer Handbook is divided into three sections: Part 1 is a general overview that breaks down each challenging feature. Part 2 covers live sound, explaining feedback-free stage monitoring, tuning your sound system to any venue, and StudioLive's remote mixing capabilities. Part 3 focuses on studio recording, detailing the mixing techniques used by the pros, and includes a bonus chapter on mic placement that covers nearly every instrument.

After finishing this guide, you'll find recording and mixing so much easier with your StudioLive mixer that you’ll think you just bought a new console! Bobby consulted directly with PreSonus to write PreSonus® StudioLive™ Mixer Handbook, so you're getting expert info directly from the source!

In this book you'll discover:
* How to configure your computer to unlock StudioLive's most powerful features
* The way to control your monitor or headphone mixes from your iPhone
* Secrets to great-sounding, feedback-free stage monitors
* How to remotely control your StudioLive Mixer from an iPad
* Ways to easily record your shows without any additional hardware or software
* Miking tips for nearly every instrument
* Studio mixing tips to take your recordings to the next level
TITLE COMPOSER
Output
The Real-Time Analyzer (RTA)
Console Linking
Stereo Instruments
Channel Fader
PFL (Pre-Fader Listen)
A Word About Room EQ Curves
Tuning Your Speakers to the Room
Nimbit Features
Mic/Line
FireWire or D))
The Fixtures
Two-Track Recording
EQing Effects
Ratio
Attack and Release
Auto
On
String Ensembles
Brass
Saxophone
Lead Vocals
Previous and Next
Page Up and Page Down
FX
Scene
Chapter Ten--Live Mixing with StudioLive
Stage Setup
Line Check
Gain Staging
Post
Virtual StudioLive
Chapter Eleven--Controlling StudioLive Remotely
How Long Should a Mix Take?
Gain
Navigation
Using the EQ
How to Set the Recording Level
Reverb and Delay Setup
Two-Reverb Setup
Two-Delay Two-Reverb Setup (AI Series Only)
Storing Presets and Scenes
Uploading to Soundcloud
Uploading to Nimbit
Chapter Seventeen--Studio Mixing with StudioLive
The Difference between Live and Studio Mixing
Output
Control
Select
Solo
Page 7: Sub Out Delay
Page 8: Lockout Mode
Page 9: System About
Chapter Seven--Unique Features
Solo
The Solo or Cue Section
SIP (Solo In Place)
Insert
Direct Out
48V (Phantom Power)
The Audience
EQing the Room
Using Smaart to Analyze and Correct a Live Venue
Storing Presets
Watch the Meters
Storing and Recalling Scenes
Chapter Eighteen--Nimbit
Part 3: Using StudioLive In the Studio
Chapter Fourteen--Treating Your Room Acoustics
Acoustic Quick Fixes
Mute
Input Selection
Solo
Pan
Solo or Cue Level
Phones
2 Track In
Level Control
Free Plan
Plus Plan
Premium Plan
Accessing Nimbit
Suppressing Feedback
Ringing Out the System
Using Smaart to Suppress Feedback
GEQ Draw Mode
The Type of Curve to Look For
Chapter Fifteen--Mic Placement
Basic Miking Technique
Step 1: Choose the Best Place in the Room
Stereo Link
Tape
Storing and Recalling a Setup
Step 2: Choose the Right Mic
Uploading a Song to Nimbit
The Phase Switch
Talkback Button
Suppressing Feedback
The Drum Kit
The Monitor Section
Why Each Venue Sounds Different
Big Meter Mode
Using Effects
Introduction
Part 1: StudioLive Mixer Overview
Chapter One--The Input Section
Recalling FX Presets
Using Reverb
Using Delay
Add an Artificial Double
Markers
Using an Outboard Recorder
Setting the Record Level
The Size
The Shape
The Building Materials Used
Monitor
Main
Tape
Aux Inputs
Subgroups
Mute Groups
All On
Ringing Out the System
Using Smaart to Suppress Feedback
Setting Up Multiple Monitor Mixes
QMix iPhone Remote Control of Monitor Mixes
Bass Guitar
Electric Guitar
Acoustic Guitar
The High-Pass Filter
The Gate
On
Threshold
Electric Keyboards
Range
All Off
Setting Up Wireless Control
Attack and Release
Key Filter and Key Listen
Exp
The Compressor
Mute Groups 1-6
Master Fader
Chapter Six--Master Control
Navigation
Connecting Your Computer to the Network (AI Series Consoles)
Connecting Your iPhone to the Network
The Different Views
QMix Options
Acoustic Grand Piano
Acoustic Upright Piano
Hand Percussion
Drum Percussion
Threshold
Value
Permissions
Individual String Instruments
Effects
Level
Select
Post
Sample Rate
Clock Source
Operation Mode: Buffer Size
Remote Control via VSL
Setting Up Wireless Control
On a Mac Running OS X 10.6 to 10.8
On a PC Running Windows 7
Connecting Your iPad to the Network
Configuring StudioLive for Mixing
Setting Up Solo In Place
Building the Mix
Creating a Balance
Mute
Manage Presets
Using SL Remote
The Rhythm Section
Selected Channel
Capture 2
Recording with Capture 2
Using the Dynamics
The Equalizer
Delay
Adding More Instruments
Spaced Pair
Using the Dynamics
Setting Up the Gate
Setting the Compressor
Using the Limiter
Stereo Mic
Chapter Sixteen--Recording with StudioLive
Setting Record Levels
Headroom
Frequency
Q
Shelf
Setting Up the Effects
Graphic EQs
Assignment
On
A/B
Digital Output
Storing and Recalling Settings
Using the Graphic EQ
System Menu Control Functions
Using the High-Pass Filter
Using the Equalizer
Creating a Balance
Recording with or without Signal Processing
Setting the Recording Level with Signal Processing
DI Setup
Saving Your Settings
Copy and Load
Save
Presets
Page 2: Network
Page 3: iOS Setup
Page 4: Aux Pre Position
Page 5: FX Pre Position
Cue Mixes
Setting Up a Cue Mix
The Players Control Their Own Cue Mixes with QMix
Studio One
Mixing Up to the Stage Volume
Mixing with Subgroups
Mixing in Stereo
Using Effects
Subs
Main
Chapter Five--The Master Section
Using Capture 2
Virtual Soundcheck
Session Lock
File Management
Studio One
Part 2: Using StudioLive for Live Sound
Chapter Eight--Tuning the Sound System to the Room
Using the Gate
Using the Compressor
Using the Limiter
Gain Reduction
Aux
Fader Locate
The Main Meter Section
Background Vocals
Using the Equalizer
Frequency Areas to Look At
The Principles of Equalization
Output Check
Smaart Room Analysis Wizard
QMix/QMix-AI iPhone Remote Control of Cue Mixes
Recording Software
Lockout Mode
Output Check
System Delay
Chapter Thirteen--Recording Your Performance
Mix
Chapter Four--Metering
The Fat Channel Meters
Input
Lockout
Wireless Control via SL Remote
Smaart Integration
The Spectrograph
The Start Page
The Different Views
Scenarios for Remote Control
Chapter Twelve--Additional Features
The Lead Element
The Rest of the Mix
Panning
Panning the Drums
Versions
Chapter Three--Aux and FX Buses
Page 6: Digital Info
Two-Delay Setup
Soft
Store
Bad Gain Staging Examples
Background Vocals
Gain
The Limiter
On
Threshold
Recall
System
Digital Effects
Reverb
Channel and Subgroup Gain Staging
Setting the Levels
Stereo Miking Techniques
X/Y
ORTF
Channel Memory
Page 1: Global
Dealing with Loud Amplifiers
If Something Is Noisy or Distorting
FireWire or D)) Button
The Talkback System
Talkback Mic
Talkback Routing
Assignments
Select
Chapter Two--The Fat Channel
Storing a Setup
Recalling a Scene
Chapter Nine--Stage Monitor Mixes
Analyzing and Correcting the Floor Monitors
Step 3: Choose the Mic Placement
Step 4: Avoid Phase Cancellation
Basic Mic Placement
The Secret to Good Sounds
Index