Input Section

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Background

The console input section is the entry point for audio into the channelstrip. The integrity of audio signal is determined by this section.



Input Gain

Controls the level of signal of signal. Use the meter to achieve a strong & healthy signal.

Mic/Line

Designate the type of signal

  • Mic – uses the preamp for microphone signals.
  • Line – a signal that’s already being amplified

Phase

Reverses the polarity of a signal.
Useful when there is mic bleed.

Boost

Additional signal gain.

Phantom Power

Certain microphones require power in order to amplify the signal.

Conclusion

Not all parameters will be available in the input section.
Functionality may differ per console,

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