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Pro Tools 503 - Studio Series - Recording Drums.
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Always angle tom mics to avoid over resonating the microphone. True or false?
Low level signals will be affected the same a high level signals running through a compressor. True or false?
What is the shortcut to create a group for selected tracks in Pro Tools?
Command Option G
Shift Option G
What is the shortcut to open the Strip Silence dialog in Pro Tools?
Which type of miking limits the pickup range of the mic on drums?
A _____ attack time can cause the front end attack of a drum to be compressed, resulting in a loss of punch.
Which mics give the drum kit a sense of depth and 3D space?
Snare Side and Kick Out
Which of the following is a common kick mic known for its punch and body?
The Sennheiser e604 is helpful as a tom mic when cymbals or other hardware prevents a full size mic from being used, because the e604:
Has a high pick up range
Requires phantom power
Has a high pass switch
Clips on the rim of the drum
When recording live drums, it's common to blend close mics with distant mics. True or false?
Blending the Wet and Dry signal in a compressor applies:
Kick In mics are almost always a __________ mic.
Large Diaphragm Condenser
Large Diaphragm Dynamic
Snare bottom mics pick up mostly high end, because they are very close to the snare wires. True or false?
How should condensers be aimed for bongos and congas?
At the rim, 8-12 inches away
At the center of the drum, 6 inches away
At the center of the drum, 12 inches away
Peak drum levels should typically be set around:
-3 to -9 dBFS
-30 to -50 dBFS
0 to -3 dBFS
-20 to -30 dBFS
Ribbon microphones are great for the __________ room technique because they are naturally bidirectional.
Cutting around __________ helps remove ring, ‘boxy' and ‘woody' tones.
Plug-ins like the EQ III in Pro Tools can cause the signal to clip at the plug-in level, so it's important to match the input and output volume. True or false?
Snare top mics are most useful for picking up softer dynamics, like ghost notes, on snare drum. True or false?
Snare side mics are typically:
Large Diaphragm Condensers
Small Diaphragm Condensers
Bus Processing allows you to process a group of instruments being summed to an Aux Track. True or false?
Using Tab to Transient and Keyboard Focus Mode, you can use which keys to tab left and right.
L and ‘
L and R
W and R
Z and C
The classic Glyn Johns technique uses:
1 overhead and 1 side mic
1 overhead, 1 side, 1 kick, 1 snare mic
Which of the following overhead techniques has the widest stereo image?
Glyn Johns Variant
What is the shortcut to move a select up to the main playlist in Pro Tools?
Shift Option Up
Pro Tools 503
Studio Series - Recording Drums
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