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