What do you think of the changes between ITB and OTB, and the demonstration?
Do you think this is a the best way to allow us to hear an A/B ?
There's obviously a lot to talk about I don't have one currently I've used the inward connections and what I found was the same mix had more dimension and what seemed to be fatter tracks
Is it the box itself ?
Is it the fact that there all summed together ?
What I heard and I'm not sure if someone can shed some light on this that a computer can't decide what to mix first second etc so by summing your controlling the flow of how it's mixed
After a LOT of digging, head scratching and cussin', I think I'm close to picking the ultimate in analog summing boxes.
First off, lemme state that I tend to track a LOT of live music... mostly full bands and some of those are multitrack with capturing the rhythm section. Then going back and layering in everything else. So, on the capture side I'm pretty well set... especially in the I/O department, with 48 channels of I/O.
After looking at gear for the last 16-18 years, I have seen and heard a LOT of claims, designs, set-ups, configurations and specs.
Brain wave just started and I haven't even thought through it much so here's to thinking out loud:
I've been reading a lot of great things about analog summing boxes on the back end of Pro Tools rigs. I'm wandering if anybody out there has any advice about which one to buy. I know of the AMS Neve 8816 summing mixer and the Dangerous 2-bus. If anybody out there has experience with these boxes or any other summing boxes, I would love to hear from you.
What should I look for in an external summing box for Pro Tools. I'm interested in no long mixing ITB. Want something with enough flavor to add interest, depth and power to my mixes.
Starting from 'square one' on this.
Any widsom and guidance?
I would be in seventh heaven if I could procure a rack unit which had the following specs (on each channel):
Insert input: typical unbalanced insert cable (TRS, Tip = Send, Return = Ring)
Output 1: Balanced or unbalanced channel send
Output 2: Balanced or unbalanced sum output
Input 1: Balanced or unbalanced channel return
Input 2: Balanced or unbalanced 2nd signal (such as group, aux, or main output from another mixer). If no cable is inserted, defaults to the send signal.