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When should I monitor with spatial coding emulation on?
Spatial coding emulation is designed to be monitored only when monitoring a full mix. It is not intended to be used when working on individual elements of a...
Fri, Apr 7, 2017 at 9:55 AM
When should I use multiple beds?
When the project deliverables call for channel-based stems (such as dialogue, music, and effects), use multiple beds to make the needed stems available to t...
Fri, Apr 7, 2017 at 9:56 AM
How do I set up custom monitoring layouts?
To create custom monitoring layouts, select the Room menu in the Renderer application. You can add monitoring layouts that are a subset of the physical layo...
Fri, Apr 7, 2017 at 9:57 AM
When should I make a Dolby Atmos master file?
When your mix is complete and you are ready to commit to a final or review version of a master file. If your Pro Tools session is relatively simple and your...
Fri, Apr 7, 2017 at 9:58 AM
How do I monitor on headphones?
The return plug-in can be assigned to Speaker Channels 1-22, Headphone L and R, and Re-render Channels 1-64. Assign two returns to the headphone and connect...
Thu, Sep 13, 2018 at 9:02 AM
When should I use room settings such as Delay and EQ with the Dolby Atmos Production Suite?
Delay and EQ should normally be performed in the B-Chain connected to the Pro Tools I/O from the Renderer Return speaker outputs, rather than using the dela...
Fri, Apr 7, 2017 at 9:45 AM
How do I use re-render outputs?
The re-render outputs are assigned from the Output screen of the Renderer application. Outputs can be a variety of channel widths and be comprised of a full...
Fri, Apr 7, 2017 at 9:50 AM
When should I use realtime re-renders versus off-line re-renders?
Either can be used, depending on your workflow.  Live re-renders allow for realtime monitoring and recording of them via Dolby Renderer Return plug-ins in ...
Fri, Apr 7, 2017 at 9:51 AM
What channel order/sends should be used for assigning bed channels to the Renderer ?
The bed channels should be assigned to the sends in the following channel order  L = Send 1, R = Send 2, C = Send 3, LFE = Send 4, Lss = Send 5, Rss = Send ...
Wed, Jul 5, 2017 at 12:28 PM
Can I use offline bounce in my Pro Tools session?
No. Using offline bounce is not supported. This can cause Pro Tools HDX to crash and will result in metadata loss if attempted with native systems.
Fri, Apr 7, 2017 at 9:54 AM