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Pro Tools® 10 Power!: The Comprehensive Guide by Frank D. Cook

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3 Your System Configuration

It can be hard to separate marketing hype from reality when dealing with computer systems in general and pro audio gear in particular. Just as computers evolve from year to year, so does Pro Tools software and hardware. These constant improvements and upgrades can also increase the system requirements for running Pro Tools. Some fundamental concepts apply for the computer system, as well as some particular requirements for multichannel digital audio and hard-disk recording. In addition to reviewing these topics, this chapter covers the basic peripheral devices required to successfully interconnect Pro Tools with other devices in your studio.

Basic Components

To get your Pro Tools system up and running, you will need ...

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