VS-1680, VS-1880, VS-1824: Bouncing tracks?
Bouncing tracks allows you to route the audio of any number of tracks to be re-recorded (MIXED DOWN) onto another track. In most cases you will want to bounce to a stereo linked pair of tracks to ensure keeping the stereo field and FX sounding as they are before the bounce.
Bouncing tracks can be helpful if you need to free up more tracks for recording before you final MIXDOWN. Bouncing tracks is basically consolidating your tracks in order to make room to record more tracks. It is important to be sure that you are completely satisfied with the balance between tracks before bouncing because the audio is recorded, just as your hear it, to the tracks your bouncing too.
Step by Step:
1- Make sure that the TR (TRACK FADER) mode indicator is
2- Hold down the STATUS button for the TRACK you want to
bounce to. (CONTINUE HOLDING THE STATUS BUTTON for
the next few steps.) The INPUT ASSIGN screen will
appear as you hold down the button.
3- (Optional)You may want to Press the CLEAR button to
clear any previous routing depending on your
4- Press the TRACK SELECT button for each of the TRACKS
you wish to bounce over. The TRACK SELECT buttons are
the middle row of buttons above the channel faders.
The Screen will show a line drawn from the bottom of
the screen (TRACK CHANNEL) to the middle row of numbers
which is the RECORDING TRACK which is the tracks you are
5- You can now release holding the STATUS button, set your
levels and arm the track for recording.
To unselect a routing, you would do the same steps above by holding the STATUS button for the track you are routing too, and press the Input select button again which toggles between being routed and un-routed.