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Audio Engineering Explained by Douglas Self

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PREFACE

 

 

The third section of this book “Preamplifiers, Mixers, & Interconnects” gets to grips with the part that small-signal electronics plays in sound systems.

In the first chapter, Francis Rumsey and Tim McCormick give a thorough and comprehensive account of mixing console principles and recording methods, diving in at once with a description of a simple six-channel mixer that has on each channel microphone and line inputs, an input gain control, bass and treble EQ controls, a pan control, a PFL button and a slide fader with + 10 dB at the top. Its master section has output faders, two output level meters, and a monitor volume control. This is representative of millions of little mixers, and they can be seen in the window of most music ...

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