MicroTrack II Tutorial

See how to use the M-Audio mobile recorder free online      03/06/08
MicroTrack II Tutorial


Howaudio tell us that their newest tutorial on the M-Audio MicroTrack II mobile recorder is available free in its entirey online. Over 35 minutes in length, the tutorial features in-depth coverage of MicroTrack II hardware/software controls, system settings, recording & connectivity topics.
Here’s all the details directly from HowAudio…
M-Audio’s MicroTrack II 2-track mobile recorder has been embraced across the digital media production spectrum—from cutting-edge music producers and Hollywood sound designers to top-shelf video game developers and photojournalism agencies, to songwriters and amateur filmmakers to worship leaders and audio engineers! The MicroTrack II is flexible and portable, offering reliability and great sound quality in any given situation.
HowAudio.com’s newest tutorial on the MicroTrack II is available FREE in its entirety on the HowAudio.com site. Over 35 minutes in length, this tutorial covers the basics of using the MicroTrack II, plus in-depth coverage of the Hardware/Software Controls, System, Settings, Options and Files Menus, Recording Options from Selecting An Input and Setting Levels, to Connecting To A Computer and File Transfers to iTunes, etc. Veteran engineer Jeff Dykhouse, and the tutorial’s author, also put the MicroTrack II through various applications, such as recording guitars, drums, piano, Foley sounds at the beach, on a farm, on a motorcycle, and more.
“With so many digital recorders on the market today,� says Dykhouse, “this video will help you discover the best of the best on the market today. Even though it is quite simple to use, the MicroTrack II does have a lot of additional options and features, which are highlighted in this tutorial. And since this is not your usual piece of recording gear, it seemed appropriate to get out of the studio to test the MicroTrack II in various situations, so we took it everywhere and recorded everything from music to machinery. The MicroTrack's lightweight and small size made it easy to drop in a pocket in case the perfect audio opportunity arises. We invite you to sign up for our free newsletter, where you’ll be the first to learn about our MicroTrack II Giveaway coming this summer.�
About the M-Audio MicroTrack II
The redesigned MicroTrack II brings even more professional features to the original high-fidelity mobile digital recorder that’s been embraced by audio and film professionals worldwide. With an extended input gain range, analog input limiter, 48V phantom power, faster file transfer rate, seamless recording of files beyond 2GB in size and other enhancements, MicroTrack II delivers the highest quality mobile recording experience available today. Simply record WAV (BWF) and MP3 files to CompactFlash or Microdrives through balanced line inputs or built-in microphone preamps—then drag and drop recordings to your computer via high-speed USB 2.0 for immediate editing or Web posting. MicroTrack II is perfect for a wide variety of applications including field recording, capturing live shows, songwriting, education and more.
About the Author
Jeff Dykhouse has been actively involved in audio engineering for more than 20 years. He has been a user of computer-based recording systems from their inception. Jeff's diverse career has earned him gold and platinum awards (RIAA). Many of Jeff’s endeavors have been within the Praise & Worship genre, where he has worked with top artists such as Paul Baloche, Crystal Lewis, Kevin Prosch and The Violet Burning. Additional clients include corporations such as RCA, Apple Computer, NBC and Charles Schwab. Jeff owns and operates a recording facility and systems design company in Temecula, CA. Visit Jeff at www.JephthaStudios.com
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