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Yamaha EMX5016CF use of on board compression

jeffkluth

Does anyone have any experience to share with the best settings for the on board compression settings, particularly for bass and snare drum ? Thanks, Jeff
December 28, 2012 @05:02am
jpleong

It's a single-knob compressor, right? When I've used it, I think I had it at 1 or 2 o'clock for vocals. Snare and bass guitar would probably work at that setting or higher. I basically just turned the knob until it sounded "good."
JP
January 3, 2013 @05:38pm
TimmyP1955

Check to see whether it affects the pre-fade aux sends that you use for monitors. If so, use it very sparingly. (The inserts on most consoles are ahead of the aux pick-off points).
January 5, 2013 @03:01am