Getting Started with Audio
Whether you’re a new or casual operator, this notebook will start you on a path to feeling like an expert as you walk through the basics of understanding foundational terminology, proper systems set-up to creating your first mix.
Chapters in this Notebook
Introduction to Audio
In this video you will be introduced to commonly used tools, terms and definitions while learning the basics of what it means to be an audio engineer.
Audio Signal Flow
This chapter digs deeper into the basics of audio signal flow and will guide you through the necessary steps to effectively set up an input channel.
This chapter will clearly highlight the uses of different types of microphones, while reviewing the difference between various line level inputs.
Exploring the different applications and types of equalizers is the focus of this fourth chapter, offering useful guidance on the effective use of EQ’s.
Offering a further exploration of audio signal flow, this fifth chapter will take a good look at the various options for routing audio through a mixer.
Although sometimes a daunting task, this sixth chapter offers useful tips and techniques to ensure mixing monitors becomes a simple and efficient process.
Mixing Front of House
With a solid foundation built in the first six chapters, chapter seven brings the basic concepts together and will prepare the viewer to create a balanced audio mix.
Adding Effects to Enhance A Mix
When ready to take the next step in audio mixing, this chapter offers introductions to dynamics and effects offering further control and more studio-like mixes.