Originally Posted by Freedomof81
how are they routed for mixing vs recording?
mic pre - channel path (eg eq/dynamics/insert point) - routing matrix - tape/daw.
output from tape/daw to monitor path - mix buss
output from tape/daw - channel path - mix buss - two-track machine.
routing matrix can be used as extra FX sends or subgroups.
that's the basics...everything else varies from person to person.