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