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