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