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