Pro Tools - Surround Sound setup CMB Studio 4C CMB 4.122

Open Focusrite Control in the Applications folder

Click on >File Load Snapshot

Go to >Tempstorage>

Templates>Focusrite CMB4122 Studio C surround setup


Click Open

Click on Device Settings

Red 4Pre

Clock Source make sure it is internal

Make sure that the FocusRite is synced to Internal

If you don't have it synced correctly no sound will come out.

Turn on the Touch Panel monitoring and projection system:

Click on Computer to Start the system

Then click on Advanced
Then click on Surround Sound

For ProTools audio output choose Mix Station Discreet Audio Output (PROTOOLS)

Projector input choose HDMI Mix Station Program

For Mixing make sure you choose the Theatrical Reference 85db SPL

You should also see 3 yellow lines on the volume reference indicator

If you need to plug in a USB external hard drive you can find the USB hub on the desk

Located towards the back of the desk you will see a label USB HUB

Note - If you would like to use the ProTools Control Surfaces please see this wikiProTools - How to Connect the IPAD and the S3 Console to your ProTools Computer

Open ProTools > Create Session or Open existing session

Choose Create Blank Session and or Open an existing session

If creating a blank session,

Choose - Create

Name the session - Local Storage

BWF (.WAV) Audio File Type

24 Bit Depth

48kHz Sample Rate

Last Used I/O Settings

LOCATION (press the location button) CHOOSE one of the ProTools

HARD DRIVEs VERY IMPORTANT - you know where you saved your session !!!

click Create to create your session

Note only need to do this if you are using the ProTools Control Surfaces!!

Otherwise skip this step

Go to > Setup > Peripherals

Navigate to the Ethernet Controllers Tab

Enable the Ethernet Port > Ethernet #2

Choose to Enable EUCON

Click OK

Then go to >Setup>Playback Engine

Set to Focusrite Thunderbolt

Then Import the surround sound template for the input and the output


Import Settings

Choose >tempstorage>Templates> UT RTF Default .pio

Choose NO here

Choose to REMAP to the new Monitor Paths

Then Click OK Here

Next Import the video into the project

Choose Import Video

Navigate to the video file that you want to view in the ProTools session

Choose New Track

Import Audio

Click OK

Choose to import at Session Start

Choose to enable the Video Engine

Click Yes

If you would like to use the audio of the video file choose to save it to the default Audio Drive folder

Click OK when prompted

Video Engine will launch and you should be able to see the image on the projector automatically

Go to the "Edit Window View Selector" drop down

Choose I/O

Once the track is imported into the ProTools session change the format of the clip to 720p/23.976 or 1080p/23.976 depending on what kind of file you have

so it plays out to the projector.

Next make sure the Video Track is Online and that the menu states that Video Hardware is Enabled. If Disable Video Hardware is showing it is okay

Go to Options > Video Track Online

Next Go to the Output and set all the tracks to "Main (5.1) > Main"

You should hear surround audio now and see image on projector