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Tascam Portastudio Training Tutorial

Video Contents

INTRODUCTION OVERVIEW OF THE CONNECTING YOUR


Advanced Recording RECORDING PROCESS SYSTEM TOGETHER
Techniques Video The "2 sides" of your Sound sources
Portastudio Rear inputs
Mixer overview Line outs/Monitor outs
Inputs/Outputs Headphones out
Transport Controls
Portastudio Tape Format
Tape Speed
Tape recommendations
Mixdown explained
MIXING BASICS SIGNAL ROUTING WITH RECORDING TRACKS
Channels vs. tracks EFFECTS Record Function switches
Channel inputs Effects sends Recording your first track!
Input Switch Signal Flow with effects Track playback
Trim knob Post Fader effects send Using the BUSSES to route
Gain Stages explained Channels to Tracks
Correct Fader positions Reverb example Why use BUSSES?
Setting Levels Setting levels in an Effects Recording Tracks on the
EQ (EQUALIZATION) loop PORTA 02
The 3 bands (Low, Mid and In-Line Effects Recording Tracks on the 488
High)
Frequencies explained
Frequency Chart
OVERDUBBING PUNCHING IN AND OUT TRACK BOUNCING
Tape Cue RC-30P Punch In Pedal Bouncing shown graphically
Monitoring with Speakers vs. Punch In Pedal Example Trade-offs of Track Bouncing
Headphones Auto Punch In/Out Track Bouncing Example
Overdub example 1 (using Rehearsal function
DIRECT method)
Overdub example 2 (using
BUSS method)
Overdubbing on the PORTA
02
Overdubbing on the 488
Recording many Channels
onto one Track
MIXDOWN!! MAINTENANCE
Connecting to your Mixdown Powering up in "Cleaning
deck Mode"
Following the Generation Cleaning the Heads
loss Cleaning the Pinch Roller
Setting up for Mixdown Degaussing (De-
Mixdown explained Magnetizing)
Using the Sync jack FAQ