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