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Starting to print mixes inside Pro Tools...little help?

Discussion in 'Pro Tools' started by rc86mike, Jan 24, 2006.

  1. rc86mike

    rc86mike Guest

    I've just recently (with a new project I've started)to print my mixes inside of Pro Tools because of the nature of my setup at home. I've used a Masterlink for a while and now that I'm switching over to printing inside PT I'm running into a little problem.

    I cannot for the life of me get my track to not clip like crazy. I've got got a stereo audio track setup with it's In Bus 1-2 out Analog 1-2 and all the tracks Outs set to Bus 1-2.

    The printed mixes waveform is all over the board, very peaky. I have the stereo audio track at unity and my master at -10. The strange this is when I play back the mix in PT the master and the stereo audio track aren't clipping but the waveform is obviously clipped fairly badly. When I listen back I'm fairly positive I hear distortion on my stereo (this project is a fairly heavy rock band so it is a little hard to tell).

    Any help would GREAT. Thank you.
  2. if you are using le you need to set up your inputs to -10 when you start a new project
  3. rc86mike

    rc86mike Guest

    Would changing the master fader to Bus 1-2 help?
  4. gilligan204

    gilligan204 Guest

    first of your gain structure is probally wacked, you need to mix to the master fader, so make sure its not peaking as your mixing, secondly, after you have a mix setup, highlight the entire PT file, and go to bounce to disk command, and it will bounce a separte stero file of your mix , in whichever format that you want

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