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Can I use a compressor in this signal chain?
Old 25th August 2007
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Can I use a compressor in this signal chain?

OK, so this is an idiot-level question. Thanks for reading on...

I'm thinking of purchasing a single channel compressor which I want to use strictly for vocals. I'm not sure, though, how I would work this into my current setup. Here's the situation:

1. I currently use a Focusrite Trackmaster Pro mic preamp which sends to an Edirol UA-5 soundcard which then connects to my Mac and Logic Express . Is it possibly to link a compressor to this chain? I don't see how. Unless...

2. I also have a Yamaha MG16/6FX mixer which I don't use for recording, only for playing out live. I suppose I could use an insert on the mixer to route the signal through the compressor. If I do this, though, how can I avoid using the mixer's mic pres (which I really don't much care for) and continue to utilize the Focusrite?

Can this be done?

Finally keeping in mind my amateur status, is there a single channel compressor worth a damn for $300?

Thanks
Old 25th August 2007
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