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Your Cubase® Studio by Steve Pacey

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Connecting the Sound Cards to the Mixing Console

First of all, to keep things simple, you really shouldn’t worry so much about mixing your session down on your Mackie 24x8. All the mixing can be handled internally within Cubase, and the quality will be much better than using the external mixer in this case. This means that those 12 prerecorded tracks the band needs to hear can be premixed and grouped to two outputs (for a stereo mix) out of the 24 available outputs you have on your sound card. This also means that you’ll only need to run two cables out of one of the PreSonus FP10s to the Mackie console to hear this mix. Since you need an audio click from Cubase only for the drummer, you’ll also need to run another mono or stereo line out from ...

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