Mic pre direct to Pro Tools?

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  • #66799
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    Tim
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    Is there a way to record straight from the Mic Pres of a Cu system into Pro Tools? I’ve gotten 2 projects now from a venue with a Allen and Heath Cu mixer and they were both post fade despite requesting pre-fade (pre EVERYTHING) isos. I’m planning a trip out to check out their setup, but want to confirm if/ how this can be done.

    Thanks!

    Tim

    #66801
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    GCumbee
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    The short answer is yes. I’ve done it. But don’t have my mixer here so can’t give you directions. I can later when I pick it up. Maybe someone else recalls from memory.

    #66804
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    Alex A&H
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    Hi Tim,

    You can certainly change the direct out tap source on QU.

    Do this by pressing a Sel key on a channel, then press the Routing key. You can then change the Global Direct out settings to tap from the following:

    – Post Preamp
    – Post Insert
    – Post PEQ
    – Post Comp
    – Post Delay

    You can also set the direct out to Follow Fader and Follow Mute here.

    I hope this helps!

    #66805
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    Dick Rees
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    Qu user guide, p. 75: select “insert sends”.

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    #66808
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    Tim
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    Thanks All for the prompt responses! I assumed as much, but even with some digging online couldn’t confirm. Thanks again.

    #66809
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    MarkPAman
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    Forget where it is in the desk* (somewhere in the Routing I/O patch I think), but on iPad:
    Select any channel;
    select pre-amp (top) tab;
    use arrow -> for direct out settings;
    here you can choose “Post Preamp” from here & also check that “Follow Fader” & “Follow Mute” are off. These are global settings for the whole desk.

    * Think it’s time I moved my Qu-16 on. I seem to always use the Qu-Pac now, and forget where to find stuff! Anybody want one?

    Wow – A lot of us posting!

    #66810
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    Dick Rees
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    Thanks All for the prompt responses! I assumed as much, but even with some digging online couldn’t confirm. Thanks again.

    I would advise downloading the readily available pdf user manuals for the top half-dozen digital consoles you’re likely to encounter. In addition, get the free iPad apps and familiarize yourself with them in your spare time.

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