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You get all of the power of a mike into your DAW when using a Focusrite J-Mount. This enables you to mix down loud but get coming out of your headphones, your computer and your hardware. The complete DAW interface can be designed to compliment the J-Mount, and provide a seamless interface between it and your studio. Though it’s the way to send a signal you will need to make sure you have the best mic and gain chain choices to make the most of your setup.
Preamps are a valuable part of a signal chain. You may not know that, but a’standard’ cable is not enough for preamps. A’Preamp out’ cable is your first step, letting you connect your audio out (including your notebook or desktop) to your preamp. Alternatively, you could run out the audio .
Be sure that you pick a mic with a floating element. This enables you to set the level at as well as any’ evaporating’ effects’ amount. Be sure the preamp has this, For those who have a DI or interface. You can also look at making a headset out, instead of a computer line out. Another thing to consider is if you would like to decrease at the level where the signal enters the port or leave it high.
Ensure that you choose a mic, to reduce switching between mics. This is especially important if you are recording voices or a number of instruments. So that you have a zero dB signal from the DI back an additional option for recording is to connect to the mic at the end of the DI cable.
If you are recording the input to your guitar amp (or house audio amp) and are using XLR cables, be certain you have a stereo extension cable (not a microphone cable). If you are recording to an amplifier this is essential. For those who are recording to a card, be certain that you have the stereo or’Analog Out’ connector for recording.
You can take a portable recorder (with a USB port) and connect it to your Audio Interface, using a USB to RCA adaptor. This allows you to connect to the interface without the mic, should you will need to attain a sound, adding a bit of distortion as well as giving you access to this level and preamp levels.
As you can see, there are many ways that to take advantage of the J-Mount Interface. Follow these steps, and you’ll be well on your way to recording.