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Rehearsing Ping-Pong; Performing Ping-Pong For Real; Checking The Ping-Pong Operation - Yamaha MD8 Owner's Manual

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Rehearsing Ping-Pong

8. Press the [REHE] button.
The REHE indicators flash.
9. Press the [PLAY] button to start the rehearsal.
The rehearsal starts and the PLAY indicators light up. The REHE indicators stop flashing
and light up continuously.
You should now be able to hear the source tracks combined.
10. Use the faders to balance the source track levels and apply EQ as required.
To monitor individual tracks, press the MONITOR SELECT [CUE] button and use the indi-
vidual CUE LEVEL controls.
Repeat the ping-pong rehearsal until you are satisfied with the combined sound.

Performing Ping-Pong for Real

11. Press the [
] SONG SEARCH button to locate the beginning of the song.
12. Press the [REC] button.
The REC indicators flash.
13. Press the [PLAY] button to start recording.
The ping-pong operation starts and the PLAY indicators light up. The REC indicators stop
flashing and light up continuously. The meter of the destination track now reflects the level
of the combined signal.
14. When the song has finished, press the [STOP] button.

Checking the Ping-Pong Operation

15. Press the [
] SONG SEARCH button to locate the beginning of the song.
16. Press the MONITOR SELECT [GROUP] switch that you pressed previously
to monitor the destination track.
17. Press the MONITOR SELECT [STEREO] switch to listen to the Stereo Bus
signal.
Alternatively, press MONITOR SELECT [CUE] and set the destination track's/channel's
[FLIP] switch back to MIC/LINE (up position). You also need to set the CUE LEVEL control
of the destination track to midway.
18. Press the [PLAY] button to start playback.
You should now be able to hear the new combined track.
Ping-Pong Recording
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