VS-880EX: Mixing Down for a CD

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Your song must be mixed down to 2 tracks before you create your CD. Use the following procedure to create a mix down of Tracks 1-6 onto Tracks 7 and 8 on the VS-880EX:

  1. Press the FADER/EDIT button to select Track (green).
  2. Press the SELECT/CH EDIT button for Channel #7.
  3. Press the RIGHT PARAMETER button to display "Channel Link=."
  4. Use the TIME/VALUE dial to select "Channel Link=On." 
  5. Press the PLAY/DISPLAY button.
  6. Hold the STATUS 7 button and press the SELECT/CH EDIT buttons for Tracks 1-6 so that they are flashing.
  7. Press the FADER/EDIT button to select FX RTN (red).
  8. Hold the STATUS 7 button and press the SELECT/CH EDIT buttons for FX 1 RTN and FX 2 RTN.
  9. Press the FADER/EDIT button to select Track (green).
  10. Set the Track Status buttons for Tracks 1-6 to Play (green) and Tracks 7/8 to Record Standby (flashing red).
  11. Use the faders to adjust the levels of tracks 1-6.
  12. Press REC followed by PLAY to record your mix to Tracks 7 and 8. Press STOP when the song is finished.

NOTE: When creating a CD, the song length is set by the length of the mix down tracks (7-8). You may need to cut data on your tracks to avoid empty space.