In this chapter, we will discuss the various Pro Tools hardware and software setups for mixing and recording as well as their architecture and possible limits. We will also look at some interesting tips to improve our MIDI workflow.
Pro Tools is currently undergoing a transition period for its professional solutions. The legacy hardware HD Accel is now being replaced by HDX, allowing users to choose between different technologies and setups. Simultaneously, the software has been updated to versions 10 and 11, two major updates that now coexist with three types of technologies. In this book we will focus on the latest Pro Tools HD range compared to the legacy HD Accel.