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Set the Rodecaster to Multichannel audio

>Home

>Settings

>Advanced

>Audio

>Multitrack

>USB On


Setup Computer input and output

>Apple>System Preferences

Click on Sound

Click on Output
Choose
RODECaster ProStereo

Input choose
RODECaster
Pro Multichannel

Open ProTools

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Click OK Here



Open ProTools again


When ProTools opens click "Cancel" on the Quick Start Dialog.


We do not want to open a session yet.


Need to set up the routing and Playback Engine first.

For Recording
Setup>Playback Engine

RODEcaster Multichannel

Open ProTools>File>
Create New Session or open existing session

Create a session


Name it


Choose 24 Bit

48 kHz



Choose a location to save the file and then select


Create

Now go to Input and Output setup

Go to >Setup>I/O

Click on the Input tab

all the channels of the RODECaster are available as inputs


Mics 1 and 2

Mics 3 and 4

USB Left and Right

TRRS Left and Right

Bluetooth Left and Right

Sounds Left and Right (sound effects loaded on the RODECaster)


Click on Output Tab and you will have nothing

Click Aux I/O

Click OK here

Choose RODECaster Pro Stereo as the Output


>Click OK

RODECaster Pro Stereo is selected 

>Click OK

Turn up the USB input on the Rodecaster

Track>New Track 

Create 1-4 mono tracks for how many voices you are recording

Our example we are recording 2 people

On every track

Go to the "Edit Window View Selector" drop down

Choose I/O

Or Go to > View>Edit Window Views> I/O >

Next choose the input for each track you want to record

Example here choose Mic 1 to record Mic 1

Set the input of that track to >Mic 2

Next we need to make sure the microphones are set correctly on the RODECaster Pro

Select the Microphone channel selector softkey for the mic you want to use

EX: #2

Then Choose Microphone

Make sure it is set to RODE

Broadcaster

Click the Back button to get to the previous menu

Click On Level

Make sure that Phantom Power is on and the Level is set to 18 or higher. this is how you will adjust

input level in ProTools when you record

press the plus and minus buttons to adjust levels

Make sure that the ceiling volume

is turned down on the RODECaster to prevent

feedback

the Microphone faders on the RODECaster don't adjust recording input level


This is how you hear in the headphones!!

When you slide them up the headphone volume increases

not the recording input level!



You also adjust headphone volume with these knobs


Bring in your Video if you'd like to record audio to a video QuickTime

>File >Import >Video

Choose Session Start (most common)

Choose the Audio Files folder - Open

On your session tracks any track you want to hear while recording route the output to the RODECaster Stereo

Recording in ProTools

Click on the RED record button "record enabled" on every track you want to record

Check Levels in ProTools

Should see input levels in ProTools I/O view. Set inputs so the levels are in the green to yellow areas.

Make sure that Phantom Power is on and the Level is set to

a good level in protools this is how you will adjust the input levels

I was getting a level 39 before it looked good in ProTools

Record as needed using normal ProTools recording procedure by hitting play on the transport window while the record button is enabled.

To play what you have recorded change your Output on the recorded track to 

>RODECaster Pro Stereo 1-2


NOTE: MAKE SURE YOU CHANGE IT BACK TO NO OUTPUT WHEN YOU ARE

DONE MONITORING and go back to recording OR YOU WILL HAVE

AN ECHO IN YOUR HEADSET

MUST TURN DOWN THE SLIDERS ON THE MICS IN ORDER TO GET AUDIO ON THE CEILING MICS then

Turn up the USB slider to hear ProTools Playback turn up ceiling speakers to hear playback in the room

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On RODECaster board turn up the USB icon Slider

MUST TURN DOWN THE SLIDERS ON THE MICS IN ORDER TO GET AUDIO ON THE CEILING MICS

When finished 

>Quit Pro Tools

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Save

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>Locate your ProTools session and there will be your audio files that you can use

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