[LAD] Half-OT: Fader mapping - was - Ardour MIDI tracer

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Fri Aug 22 11:03:41 UTC 2014

On Fri, 2014-08-22 at 08:41 +0100, John Rigg wrote:
On Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 01:10:58AM +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> > On Thu, 2014-08-21 at 20:06 +0100, John Rigg wrote:
> > > The P+G faders (generally regarded as the best)
> > 
> > Actually you get fader units for Studer with P&G, but also with Alps
> > faders. Such a module usually costs more than a complete home recording
> > mixer.
> True, but how much more does it cost to emulate a P+G fader in software
> compared with the cheaper ones?

Good point. It still doesn't matter what tapper is used, since both
kinds don't cause issues.

On Fri, 2014-08-22 at 12:32 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:29:30 +0200, John Rigg <ladev8 at jrigg.co.uk> wrote:
> > Ralf, please stop dictating how others should work. I've been recording  
> > in studios for 35 years and I like to think I know what I'm doing. Not  
> > everyone who has different working methods from yours is an idiot, but  
> > that seems to be what you are implying.
> Hi John,
> you claimed that you know how to record right in the first place, so that  
> you don't need EQs for the mixing, that's why you claimed that EQs by  
> default for each mixer channel could be a nuisance. You might have the  
> gift to know how the frequencies will interact for the mix, already when  
> doing the mix, but that is a very unusual gift. It's common for good audio
           ^^^ recordings :D, not "mix"

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