Inserts vs. Auxiliary effects

In this episode we’re looking at the differences in the use of insert-effects and auxiliary-effects. First we will look at the signalflow and what both the insert and the aux actually do, in order to conclude why we chose to use either one of them depending on the situation. We will look at some typical insert effects, typical aux-effects and we’ll answer the question why you generally would want to use an aux-send for a reverb rather than an insert. Also we will take a look at what patchbays are, as with using much outboard gear we have a lot of cabling and a lot of climbing behind desks.

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