Phone Recording Setup - Mixing Bench
Phone Interview Cheat Sheet:
1. Set up using a microphone. Recording into your DAW with caller and receiver on separate tracks. 2. Plug mic into channel 1 of the mixer, set trim, turn up fader, hard pan left, turn aux 1 to noon, 3. Make sure aux one master is at noon. 4. Patch phone hybrid out C 15 into mic/line input 2 B 16 5. Patch phone hybrid in D15 into aux send 1 into A 21 6. On mixer, Set Channel 2 trim to +4 line level 9 o'clock, hard pan right, push fader up 7. Put Main Mix Faders up to unity 8. Patch Mixer Main L and R OUT into MBOX IN 1 and 2 to record to separate channels in Protools. 9. Open DAW and set track 1 input to 1 mono, Set track 2 input to 2 mono. 10. JK Audio Inline patch settings: a. FROM PHONE; TURN DOWN ALL THE WAY B. SEPERATION: TURN UP ALL THE WAY C. FROM LINE: NOON D. SEND: UP ALL THE WAY E. SET TOGGLE TO OFF-HOOK MODE
MAKE THE CALL, AFTER THEY ANSWER, HANG UP THE PHONE AND USE THE MIC AND HEADPHONES. TURN DOWN THE ROOM MONITORS.
Open Peak (peak may crash), or Protools (requires patching mix out L into PT, mix out R into PT), or Audacity, or Logic and record. Use Fader to adjust volume in Peak.