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