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Basic Mixing Techniques

  • Inputs:
    • It refers to an audio signal traveling into an audio hardware device, mixer / audio interface.
  • Outputs:
    • It refers to an audio signal traveling out of an audio hardware.
  • Inserts:
    • Channel insert is an audio patch point that allows either a plug-in insert or a hardware signal processor to be inserted directly into the signal path of the audio channel.
  • Sends & Returns:
    • Refers to a signal patch carrying a mix output of one more audio tracks routed for parallel processing.
  • Plug--‐Ins Provided with PT:
    • Avid EQ III, Avis Dynamics III, Avid Channel Strip.
  • Avid Channel Strip:
    • It is a new plug-in included w/ PT 10. This plug-in combines EQ, Dynamics, Filter, and Gain effects processing in a single user interface.

Basic Mixing Techniques

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  • Intro 0:00
  • Lesson Overview 0:10
  • Basic Mixing Techniques 1:43
    • Mixing Definition
  • Inputs/ Outputs, Sends & Returns, Using Effects Plug-Ins 2:26
    • Outputs
    • Sends & Returns
  • Tricks to Mixing 28:43
  • Avid Channel Strip 37:19