VENUE 210V: Live Sound Production II focuses on the core skills required to operate a VENUE system in a professional live sound environment. This course provides comprehensive, hands-on training on a VENUE D-Show or Profile control surface and covers system hardware and software configuration. This course is designed for advanced students and working professionals (live sound engineers) who have fundamental knowledge and experience using a VENUE system. Beginniner VENUE users may want to combine this course with VENUE 110V.
Who Is This Course Aimed At?
This course is aimed at Live Sound Engineers who have already taken the 110V course and wish to explore the advanced functions of Avid's Venue systems. It assumes that you have a fairly sophisticated understanding of Live Sound Engineering techniques including matrix mixing. This course will not teach you how to become a Live Sound Engineer.
- An understanding of advanced Live Sound Engineering techniques including matrix mixing
- VENUE 110V: Live Sound Production
- Pro Tools 101: Introduction to Pro Tools (recommended)
- Pro Tools 110: Essentials of Pro Tools (recommended)
- Expanded VENUE systems — D-Show control surface expansion, installing option cards in Stage Rack/FOH Rack configurations, installing option cards in Mix Rack, making VENUE connections, mix engine configurations, installing mix engine cards
- Advanced console controls — Advanced input section controls, advanced control surface techniques, resetting channels and parameters, using ECx for remote control of VENUE
- Advanced built-in and TDM processing concepts — Advanced plug-in management (installing plug-ins manually, removing plug-ins, deleting uninstalled plug-ins), authorizing plug-ins and setting up an iLok account, advanced DSP processing, using plug-ins with direct outs, manually compensating for input delays, deactivating plug-ins, understanding DSP Processing architecture in VENUE
- Advanced mixing concepts — Advanced group options, working with Simple and Expert modes, using VCAs, using solo bus modes (AFL, PFL, and SIP), understanding the solo bus, using solo switch options, enabling solo safe
- Advanced monitor mixing workflows — Overview VENUE monitor mixing options; setting up and working with the Personal Q (PQ) system: recognizing PQ hardware components, configuring the PQ system, adjusting a PQ mix from a PQ controller, calling the console from a PQ controller; using the A-Net Output (ANO) card: stereo linking output channels, routing output signals to the ANO card, testing the ANO card, muting ANO card channels using the Events list
- Snapshots and Events — Overview of the Snapshots page (Snapshots list, command buttons, scope controls); Snapshot controls on the control surface; using the Snapshots list; creating, recalling, and managing Snapshots; modifying and previewing Snapshots; other Snapshot operations (undoing commands, disabling and suspending Snapshots, adding MIDI messages and plug-in data to Snapshots); Events overview; defining an Event; defining a trigger; editing triggers; adding actions to an Event; testing Events
- VENUE and Pro Tools|HD — Overview of the VENUE-to-Pro Tools connection, interface options, recording a show to Pro Tools HD, playing back tracks from Pro Tools HD (supplemental playback and virtual soundcheck), using Timecode to sync VENUE and Pro Tools
To become a Certified VENUE Operator, you must schedule an exam with an Avid Authorized Training Partner once required classes and hands-on exercises have been completed. The VENUE Operator Exam is delivered electronically by the same Avid Authorized Training Partner where your prerequisite courses were taken. To take the exam you must:
- Complete all VENUE 100- and 200-level courses and course projects/exercises at an official Avid Authorized Pro School
- Pass each course completion exam and pass the final Pro Tools Operator certification exam at an Avid Authorized Training Partner
A Certified VENUE Operator is in the driver’s seat of a state-of-the-art live sound production environment that delivers studio-grade sound, unprecedented reliability, powerful performance, and complete ease of use. VENUE certification clearly demonstrates to the live sound industry that you know how to make the most from the widest array of TDM processing in the industry. VENUE is shaping the future of live sound, and you are the director.
A Certified VENUE Operator credential provides immediate industry recognition of proven expertise. By holding a VENUE Operator’s Certification, you demonstrate that you have a deep and clear understanding of the widest array of TDM processing in the industry. Specifically that you:
• Understand expanded VENUE systems - how to install option cards in Mix Rack, make VENUE connections, mix engine configurations, and install mix engine cards
• Can operate input section controls, leverage control surface techniques to reset channels and parameters, and use ECx for remote control of VENUE
• Can leverage advanced built-in and TDM processing concepts including advanced plug-in management
• Know and can work with advanced mixing concepts including advanced group options, how to work with Simple and Expert modes and how to use VCAs
• Can operate VENUE’s monitor mixing options; including set up and work with Personal Q (PQ) systems
• Have advanced working knowledge and the ability to leverage the power of Snapshots and Events
Additionally, with your approval you will appear in Avid’s searchable online Certification Directory.
|It is advisable to bring a notepad and a pen to take notes during the course. Everything else will be provided for you!|
This venue for this course it at our Windsor Centre facility in Islington.
Alchemea, The Windsor Centre, Windsor Street, London, N1 8QG
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