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Ok, this might get convoluted in my explaination.

I want to send a track from my daw out of my mixing board and through some outboard gear, then back into my board/daw.

my mixer is the mackie 1640i and the daw is reaper.

how the bloody hell do i set this up? I'm confused as hell.

help?!

AGILE?!
 

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I have a UA LA-610 preamp compressor that i want to throw on the overheads and toms. i only have one, so we used it on the kick track and recorded the other signals dry and are hoping to run them through the compressor to add some tastiness to them. I know it can be done, i just don't quite understand how to route the whole thing.
 

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I'm not familiar with that mixer's routing options, but this should be one way to do it:

1.) Assign the track you want to send out to one of the mixer "out" channels in Reaper.
2.) Assign the "in" from that track in your mixer to another track in Reaper.
3.) Put the comp in the channel insert for the selected track on the board.

You should be able to record a new track with it passing through the comp, which is probably what you want, anyway. ;)
 

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I'm not familiar with that mixer's routing options, but this should be one way to do it:

1.) Assign the track you want to send out to one of the mixer "out" channels in Reaper.
2.) Assign the "in" from that track in your mixer to another track in Reaper.
3.) Put the comp in the channel insert for the selected track on the board.

You should be able to record a new track with it passing through the comp, which is probably what you want, anyway. ;)
that is correct, it'll be done a single track at a time, and then recorded to a new track. there will be latency so i'll be using the dry track to line up the new wet track and then removing the dry tracks. it's kind of like reamping.

i will try this when i get home from work.
 

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that is correct, it'll be done a single track at a time, and then recorded to a new track. there will be latency so i'll be using the dry track to line up the new wet track and then removing the dry tracks. it's kind of like reamping.

i will try this when i get home from work.
Reaper has a "latency compensated" option that seems to work rather well in most cases...
 

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Reaper has a "latency compensated" option that seems to work rather well in most cases...
this is true, but it will only work if i know what the latency actually is before i do anything haha. i'm not quite sure what that number is going to be. i can assume it will be double the latency present in the options. but who knows till i try it.
 

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this is true, but it will only work if i know what the latency actually is before i do anything haha. i'm not quite sure what that number is going to be. i can assume it will be double the latency present in the options. but who knows till i try it.
Its a bitch. I have latency when i record, and i had to fine tune down to figure out the precise time delay.
 

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this is true, but it will only work if i know what the latency actually is before i do anything haha. i'm not quite sure what that number is going to be. i can assume it will be double the latency present in the options. but who knows till i try it.
It should do it automagically. I had no issues with it when using a Firepod to reamp the guitars on the last Division disc.
 

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turns out i don't have enough cables to get this done. i need some magic male to male cable to get this done and since i'm a lazy fuck, plugin's it is!
 

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^ :rofl: win
 
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