5.1 control room start up guidelines

I’ve recently finished setting up the 5.1 surround sound control room and am writing a series of posts detailing the use of this room as there are a few guidelines which MUST be followed. The Pro Tools system in this control room is setup differently to the multi-track control room and has some certain guidelines that must be followed to ensure correct use.

The first thing that must be made clear is that if the system is all shut off when you come to use it there is a certain power up sequence that must be followed in order for everything to sync up correctly. The sequence for correct power up is as follows –

  1. Ensure the BlueSky remote is set to the off position (full left)
  2. DigiDesign 003 Control Surface
  3. Yamaha O2R/96 V2
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