Signal Flow and Patch Bay Design

Below is an example of a console set up for a modest or home recording studio.

Here we have an diagram of a typical patch bay set up.

This is the same Patch Bay, only with notated routing.

Finally we have a Colour Chart Outline for those who are more visually inclined.

Session Sheets are a very large part of a successful recording, and a typical one might look like this…

With the necessary legal second page containing, (more seriously of course) some approximation of this:

Lastly is a Tracking/Take Sheet.

Some are moving to the DAW to record this information, however this method is tried and true and most studios still employ this method.

For the sake of not doubling up information and paper work, and creating a more stream lined, more easily accessible information; I have chosen to create a hybrid doccument.


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