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Pro Tools: Integrating Outboard

Avid Pro Tools Tips & Techniques
Published November 2017
By Mike Thornton

Before and after: renaming my hardware inserts to reflect what they’re connected to makes life a  lot easier.Before and after: renaming my hardware inserts to reflect what they’re connected to makes life a lot easier.

Bring a new dimension to your Pro Tools mixes by integrating outboard hardware.

In this month’s Pro Tools workshop we will be looking at how to integrate hardware effects units into Pro Tools and use delay compensation to adjust for any latency involved in sending signals to and from them.

Although most of us are doing more and more ‘in the box’ these days, using plug-ins for processing, plenty of people also want to use hardware effects units and processors within their Pro Tools mixes, either because there isn’t a plug-in equivalent or because the hardware just sounds better. The good news is that the Avid Audio Engine introduced in Pro Tools 11 has streamlined the use of delay compensation, which is...

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Published November 2017