Audio Mixer

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  • Convey knowledge of audio mixer terms and understanding of concepts in a media production of musical triads.

Technical Terms

  • Direct outs
  • Aux outs/returns
  • Sub outs
  • Subgroups
  • Assigning
  • Channels
  • Mono controls
  • Meters
  • Tape in and out
  • Headphone out


  • Create a blog post with embedded media from YouTube, SoundCloud, and/or Flickr off your mastered composition and video explanation.


  • Coming soon!


  • Day 1 – Create Blog Post, Add Section Headings,  and Define Terms
    • Create blog post titled, The Audio Mixer
    • Create the Summary heading
    • Create the Terms heading
      • Copy and paste all the terms
      • Start writing the definitions in your own words
  • Day 2 – Refine Terms and Train for your team role 
    • Finish definitions
  • Day 3 through second to last day of project
    • Create …
      • Include the embedded media evidence of your creation
    • Create What I Learned heading
      • Explain what you learned and at least one problem you overcame
  • Last Day
    • Present project


  • Mackie Mixer
  • Audacity
  • GarageBand
  • SoundCloud
  • Flickr


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