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Making The Connections (Grp & Dir); Grp Method - Yamaha MD8 Owner's Manual

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The First Session
Making the Connections (GRP & DIR)
1. Connect a sound source to MIC/LINE INPUT 1.
If you are using a condenser microphone, set PHANTOM switch to ON to turn on phantom
powering.
2. Set the [FLIP] switch on Input Channel 1 to MIC/LINE.
3. If you connect a line-level source, set the GAIN control to LINE (i.e., fully
counterclockwise). If you connect a microphone, set the GAIN control
midway. The GAIN control is adjusted again later on in this procedure.
4. Proceed to GRP Method or DIR Method.

GRP Method

1. Press Input Channel 1's GROUP ASSIGN [1–2] switch.
This assigns the Channel 1 signal to Tracks 1 and 2.
The following table shows the relationship between Groups and Tracks.
2. Turn the PAN control to L/ODD.
This sends the signal to just Track 1.
The following table shows the relationship between the PAN control and groups.
GROUP ASSIGN
3. While pressing the REC SELECT [GROUP] button, press the REC SELECT
[1] button.
The TRK 1 GRP indicator flashes, indicating that track 1 is set to record from group Bus 1.
4. Set the GROUP MASTER 1 level control to the 7–8 mark (highlighted posi-
tion).
5. Proceed to Monitoring & Recording (GRP & DIR).
MD8—Owner's Manual
Assigned to...
Group 1
Group 2
Group 3
Group 4
1
2
3
4
ODD
1
2
3
4
L
ODD
PAN
Destination Group/Track
L
R
EVEN
R
EVEN
Destination Track
Track 1 or 5
Track 2 or 6
Track 3 or 7
Track 4 or 8
Group 1
Group 3
Group 2
Group 4

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