How To Connect An Outboard Compressor To Mix With In A Recording Studio

This music production video tutorial will teach you how to connect an outboard stereo compressor unit for use in a Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) in a recording studio. We show you how to set up a studio outboard unit in Pro Tools, but rest assured this process applies to any DAW and audio interface with sufficient I/O.

What Will I Learn In This Tutorial?

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This tutorial covers the basics of inserting an external studio outboard unit for use in digital recording studio mixing workflows. This video features the mighty Tegeler Audio Manufaktur Crème mastering compressor that Rodel Sound uses daily in the recording studio. Watch this video to hear how the EQ and compression sections in the Tegeler Audio Crème performs in a mastering application.

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What Is The Crème By Tegeler Audio Manufaktur?

Watch Dan Cooper's video review of the Crème to learn about the compressor & EQ features and to hear how it performs on a drum mix. 

Main Features

  • Pultec-style EQ and a buss compressor in one 2U unit
  • EQ & compressor order is switchable
  • True bypass
  • Amazing build quality
  • Transparent & Aggressive compression characteristics
  • Free recall plug-in available to store hardware settings

If you are interested in trying the Creme for yourself either come to Rodel Sound recording studio to have a play with it or visit the Tegeler Audio Manufaktur website to register for a free demo unit. Tegeler will happily send you a demo unit on short-term loan enabling you can try this amazing compressor within the comfort of your own recording studio - How cool is that!