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