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