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Your Cubase® Studio by Steve Pacey

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Bypassing a Recording Console and Recording a Band

In the previous example, the band was monitoring their performance directly from the analog Mackie mixer. There was no need to monitor from tracks they were recording. Because the band was monitoring from their input signal rather than their output signal, there was no noticeable latency in the monitoring process and the buffer could be increased to help your system perform better without worry of affecting the monitoring.

Though this style of recording and monitoring can be very useful, the best signal is the one with the least resistance. This means that bypassing the console and running the signal directly to the sound card can be better than running the signal through a console. The real ...

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