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Title: Setting up monitor engr wedge question
Post by: Jamin Lynch on April 16, 2019, 06:43:39 pm
Running monitors this Saturday that requires 10 wedge mixes. I'll be using an Si Performer console. I want the ability to hear exactly what each wedge sounds like to the artists on stage. Unfortunately, it's difficult to hear the wedges from monitor world at this venue

Trying to figure out the best way to set up an engineers wedge. I haven't been able to come up with a good solution so I can listen to each mix with it being post everything. (post eq, dynamics, ect.)

What a good simple solution?

Thanks
Title: Re: Setting up monitor engr wedge question
Post by: Geert Friedhof on April 16, 2019, 06:53:57 pm
The Si performer has the option to have the solo's AFL (After Fader Listening). Make sure that is set. Get an 11th monitor and solo the aux busses to that monitor. Now you will hear exactly what the talent hears.

Also: Make sure the aux tap points are either Prefader, post eq or post fader.
Title: Re: Setting up monitor engr wedge question
Post by: Jamin Lynch on April 16, 2019, 06:59:37 pm
The Si performer has the option to have the solo's AFL (After Fader Listening). Make sure that is set. Get an 11th monitor and solo the aux bus to that monitor. Now you will hear exactly what the talent hears.

Awesome.

Would that be post graphic eq ?
Title: Re: Setting up monitor engr wedge question
Post by: Luke Geis on April 16, 2019, 07:05:08 pm
If the GEQ is inserted into the bus it should be portrayed in the Q wedge. You just want to be sure the solo function is set to be AFL ( after fader listen ) which should mean that you hear exactly what the artist does.
Title: Re: Setting up monitor engr wedge question
Post by: Geert Friedhof on April 16, 2019, 07:10:38 pm
I believe so yes. It's been a while... Also: I think the Si, like most consoles, uses AFL as standard for output buses.

(I've edited my previous post a bit)
Title: Re: Setting up monitor engr wedge question
Post by: Jamin Lynch on April 16, 2019, 07:10:58 pm
If the GEQ is inserted into the bus it should be portrayed in the Q wedge. You just want to be sure the solo function is set to be AFL ( after fader listen ) which should mean that you hear exactly what the artist does.

OK Thanks. I'll make a test run at the shop before Saturday.

Got "The Wailers" coming. They were here last year but I don't recall this many mixes, but we will make it happen though.  :)
Title: Re: Setting up monitor engr wedge question
Post by: Jamin Lynch on April 16, 2019, 07:41:41 pm
I believe so yes. It's been a while... Also: I think the Si, like most consoles, uses AFL as standard for output buses.

(I've edited my previous post a bit)

One more question.

I'll be using a powered wedge. In this scenario, were would I get my signal source? From aux bus 11?
Title: Re: Setting up monitor engr wedge question
Post by: Geert Friedhof on April 16, 2019, 07:58:38 pm
You would go to monitor from main menu, and set l&r monitor speaker to on, and mono check to on. Set monitor out patch to any availabe bus. Connect XLR to that bus.
Title: Re: Setting up monitor engr wedge question
Post by: Jamin Lynch on April 17, 2019, 04:13:23 pm
You would go to monitor from main menu, and set l&r monitor speaker to on, and mono check to on. Set monitor out patch to any availabe bus. Connect XLR to that bus.

I tested it out in the shop just now and it works perfectly. Just how I hoped it would.

Thanks for the help
Title: Re: Setting up monitor engr wedge question
Post by: Bob Faulkner on April 17, 2019, 06:03:36 pm
Looks like you got your answer.

Sorry for the late post, but would headphones have been an option?

Title: Re: Setting up monitor engr wedge question
Post by: Chris Grimshaw on April 18, 2019, 03:48:15 am
Looks like you got your answer.

Sorry for the late post, but would headphones have been an option?

Not if you want to hear exactly what the artist is hearing. Having the same wedge is about the only option for that.

Chris