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