adding effects in post

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Member Since: Dec 05, 2004

Hey, its been a while since ive been on due to moving and stuff, but im hoping to be on more often now. Anyways, while i was moving i set up a room where i can record. I got a digitech effects processor from my brother and i wanted to hook it up to my mixer. He said i should hook it up as a post efects processor but i have no clue how to do it. I couldnt understand him at all over the phone. does anyone know how to do it and does it even give the best results?

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I am not a crook's head
Since: Mar 14, 2003

Apr 06, 2005 01:10 pm

He probably means to put it in a post-fader aux loop. There should be a send and a return jack (maybe on the individual channel, or maybe on the main bus), and it should be labelled (at least in the manual) as pre- or post-fader. I think that effects boxes are usually put in a post-fader loop, as opposed to dynamics processors and EQs that are generally put in pre-fader aux loops (like an insert).

Hold 'Em Czar
Since: Dec 30, 2004

Apr 06, 2005 04:18 pm

yeah look on your mixer for "aux send" (to input of effects) and "aux return" (to output of effects) if there is no return, you can always use another channel on the mixer.



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