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