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Pro Tools for Music Production, 2nd Edition by Mike Collins

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Introduction

In this chapter I will present overviews of the Pro Tools TDM hardware and software for people thinking about buying or upgrading.

The system

Digidesign’s Pro Tools system has always included a software application and various hardware components. The hardware consists of one or more cards for the computer along with one or more audio interfaces, while the software offers a multi-track waveform editor along with a mixing console emulation and controls to let you record and play back audio from hard disk. One of the reasons the system has achieved such widespread popularity is because Digidesign has always encouraged other software ...

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