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