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Saffire Mix Control

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Previously computers or cards with Firewire 400 ports, which are featured on the Saffire Line of Interfaces, were common. Today most of the computers on the market that do feature Firewire have a...
If you are having trouble with installing Plug Ins on a Mac please see this video . To get your Scarlett Plug Ins (or any other Focusrite or Novation Plug Ins) installed properly on your Windows...
Many new users become confused when they start recording and find that their Vocal or other signal from one microphone is placed only on the left in their headphones or speakers. The common question...
This is because the interface's direct monitoring is enabled. This is the signal that goes direct from the interface's mic, line or inst input to the output without going through the computer so that...
Many of our interfaces come with an added feature called Standalone Mode. This enables the user to set these units up to work as an ADAT connected unit, similar to one of our Octopre MkIIs or any...
The Saffire Line is capable of Dual Unit Mode in which two Saffire are connected via Firewire. In this mode the two Interfaces become one interface. You will not need to create any aggregate devices...
In the routing section of Saffire and Scarlett Mix control the term "Daw" in the drop down menu's refers to the outputs of the recording software that you are using. Normally by default a piece of...
Currently, MIDI control is not possible with Saffire MixControl. If you would like to see this feature added, please put in a feature request with us via the Focusrite contact form.
To remove Saffire MixControl you should locate and move the following files to the trash if they are available: Macintosh HD/Applications/Saffire MixControl.app Macintosh HD/System/Library/Extensions...
To remove Saffire MixControl from your PC, you should first plug in your Saffire interface to uninstall the driver. To do this, locate the Saffire in your device manager: XP: Control Panel >...
The headphone outputs from Saffire MixControl are copies of specific line outputs on the rear of the interface, so it is important to ensure that you’re routing audio to the correct outputs. These...
If this is occurring on your system, navigate to Macintosh HD>Applications>Utilities>Audio MIDI Setup, select the Saffire in the Audio Device Window, and ensure that the Saffire's clock...
Occasionally the permissions for Saffire MixControl will be damaged following the restoration of a backup from Time Machine or Migration Assistant. This is usually resolved by moving the following...
The first section of this Saffire MixControl tutorial is going to focus on the top half of the control panel (shown below), and how to use it to create custom mixes that can be routed to any of the...
When you have created your mixes (see Part I of this tutorial ), you then need to route them to the outputs of your device. This is done predominantly using the routing panel, shown below. This panel...
Once you have configured your mixes and routed audio to the outputs of your Saffire (see Part I and Part II of this tutorial), you need to ensure that sufficient level is getting to your chosen...
Tutorial for the new Focusrite Saffire PRO 40 presented by Rob Jones - A professional 20 In / 20 Out Firewire interface with eight Focusrite Pre-amps This tutorial explains through the Pro 40's...