[ardour-users] some questions
dlphilp at bright.net
Thu Nov 11 22:34:57 PST 2004
Thanks for the advice, it works perfectly with the 66. Very cool !
Josh Karnes wrote:
> Dave Phillips wrote:
>> I'd like to know more about monitoring with a Delta system. What's
>> the recommended setup ? I assume I want to go with hardware
>> monitoring, but I'm not completely sure I understand the connections.
> It's easy.
> Plug your cue-mix rig into outputs 1&2 on the delta. This is where
> I'd put
> a headphone amp. And let's say you're recording on channel 1, so plug
> source into the channel 1 input on the delta.
> Run the Envy24 control utility, unmute channels 1&2 output, turn the
> up (Left only on 1, Right only on 2). Unmute the input on channel 1 and
> turn the fader up. You should be able to see the meter moving when
> you make
> noises into the mic. Switch to the "Monitor Mixer" or whatever it's
> tab (used to be Monitor Mixer in Windows, I don't remember what it's
> in Linux because I'm not at that computer now). For 1&2 click the radio
> buttons "Digital Mix L" and "Digital Mix R". Now when you make noises
> the mic connected to channel 1, you should hear it in the headphone.
> this does is copy the signal input on whatever inputs you have unmuted
> turned up, and play that signal back on 1&2.
> Now run Ardour. Don't turn on "hardware monitoring". Leave it as-is
> If you have control room monitors running on different system than
> your cue
> mix, then you can go to the qjackctl applet and on "Connections", drag a
> line from the Ardour "Master 1" and "Master 2" outputs to another pair of
> outputs on the Delta and you'll be sending the master to both 1 & 2
> and also
> the new pair of outputs. Plug those outputs (say 5 & 6) into your
> monitors. They will get Ardour playback master channel, but not the
> of whatever instrument you have plugged in.
> Does this all make sense? It's really easy, and in fact, this works
> so well
> I'm amazed that anyone uses anything for recording other than Envy24
> devices. You totally don't need a hardware mixer unless you are
> more simultaneous sources than you have physical inputs on the card.
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