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Analog Mixing Consoles - Mixing Console Layout, Signal Flow and I/O.
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The Stereo Bus is located between the:
Input Section and Channel Fader
AUX Section and the Channel Fader
Master Fader and Main Outputs
Channel Fader and Master Fader
It's the duty of the gain/trim knob to bring the signal up to line level. True or false?
You can assign a signal to more than one subgroup bus by pressing more than one assignment button. True or false?
In terms of signal flow, the pan knob is:
after the channel fader
after the master fader
after the input section, but before the channel fader
before the channel fader
There may actually be 2 or more stereo buses, meaning multiple Master Faders. True or false?
Polarity and Phase are the same thing. True or false?
Which user control is the most important?
Mic Line Switch
Gain Trim Knob
Gain Stage 1 is the microphone preamp and ideally should be the one of highest quality and quietest circuits in the device. True or false?
According to Signal Flow, the MUTE button is post Channel Fader and pre-Pan. True or false?
What is the best type of connection to use for processors that have both send and return jacks?
Which SOLO mode of operation is ideal for checking out how loud a source is in the mix?
Gain Stage 1 provides more gain than Gain Stage 2 and 3 in the console. True or false?
The difference between gain and trim is related to the design of the pre-amplifer circuit. True or false?
The Main Outputs can also connect directly to a:
All answers are correct
Amplifiers and Speakers
When we press the MUTE button, the signal is re-routed to the signal ground circuit-a dead end. True or false?
When using the SOLO button in Pre-Fader Listen Mode, the signal interrupts the Master. True or false?
Gain Stage 3 is also known as the Master Fader. True or false?
Gain Staging is the process of making sure that the signal flow through multiple gain stages is handled in such a way that no additional noise is added or increased along the way to the final output. True or false?
The Gain Knob applies gain to the input signal, and the Trim knob cuts gain from the output signal. True or false?
Gain Stage 2 is also known as the Master Fader. True or false?
Gain Stage 2 and 3 provide 5–10 dB of Gain. Gain Stage 1 provides:
60–65dB of Gain.
30–35dB of Gain.
40–45dB of Gain.
50–55dB of Gain.
What kind of connection allows you to split a signal?
What type of input is NOT in the input section?
All are in the input section
TS High Impedance Input
How does the signal get to the DAW or MTR?
The Stereo bus & Main Outputs
Subgroups and Direct Outputs
All answers are correct
Multi-track Buses on Big Consoles
Gain Stage one is located in the:
Analog Mixing Consoles
Mixing Console Layout, Signal Flow and I/O
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