ONE YEAR FOLLOW-UP: Zoom LiveTrak L-12 Follow-Up Walk-through

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditlinkedinmail

This is a follow-up video to my previous Zoom L-12 Walk-through and First Impressions video (http://www.geeks.link/l12). This follow-up is based on my use of the Zoom L-12 after a year, as well as questions asked in the comments on my previous video.

This video builds on the previous video, so if you’re looking for a basic walk-through of the Zoom L-12, please view the other one first at http://www.geeks.link/l12.

Time Codes:

00:01 to 1:34 – INTRO
1:34 – WALKTHROUGH BEGINS

1:35 to 4:27 – MONITOR OUTPUT / HEADPHONE JACK CLARIFICATION
– 3:30 – Confirmation of Monitor/Headphone jacks being TRS
– 4:00 – Individual Monitor Mixes vs Hearing the Master Mix

4:27 to 6:35 – PANNING EXPLANATION
– 5:00 – Explanation on how panning works across the different mixes

6:35 to 14:00 – ZOOM L-12 EFX / EFFECTS
– 7:00 – About the EFX Return Fader
– 7:37 – Setting individual channel EFX levels
– 8:05 – EFX Return Demonstration
– 8:50 – Choosing an Effect
– 9:20 – Sending Effects to Monitor Output Busses
– 11:53 – EFX / Effects Activation Summary
– 13:25 – EFX / Effects Mute Button

14:00 to 15:58 – EQ EXPLANATION

15:57 to 18:20 – ONE KNOB COMPRESSION
– 16:06 – Turning on One Knob Compression / Demonstration
– 16:45 – How Compression is reflected in SD card recordings

18:20 to 21:08 – SLATE FUNCTION
– 18:50 – Accessing Slate Menu
– 19:03 – Setting Slate recording level
– 19:10 – Setting Slate Recording Channels
– 20:15 – Slate audio demonstration

21:08 to 21:48 – STARTING RECORDING DEMONSTRATION
– 21:20 – Arming and starting recording

21:48 to 25:18 – USB FUNCTION
– 22:01 – How USB works through USB in to a computer
– 22:40 – USB Master Mix channels
– 23:20 – Possible work around for getting Master mix in to the basic USB function
– 23:55 – USB input in to channels 9/10 or 11/12

25:15 to End – DEBRIEF ON MY EXPERIENCE
– 25:25 – Soundbleed
– 26:16 – Reliability
– 26:20 – My personal use case (I’m not a musician)
– 27:00 – My SD Card Experience
– 27:47 – My cons list
– 29:13 – My solution to the “clicking” issue mentioned in the previous video



Stephen ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Stephen is a west coast Canadian who enjoys pretty much all things geeky. Whether it's podcasting, playing with tech or just watching a great re-run of Star Trek, Stephen is probably interested in it. GonnaGeek is the brain child of Stephen. You see, for years he has helped run a variety of specific genre websites (such as comics, Star Trek, etc) but sometimes he found himself needing to talk more than just comics... that's why he created GonnaGeek. Stephen is currently the Producer, Editor and a Co-Host of the Official GonnaGeek.com Show (www.gonnageek.com/show/) and Better Podcasting (www.betterpodcasting.com). He also runs www.thepodcastforum.com

Tags:

1 Comment

  1. Johnny Pennington says:

    Stephen, I enjoyed your Zoom L-12 tutorial. I watched your first one last year and also enjoyed it. Although I do not intend on buying the L-12, Podcasting and recording gear is always fun to learn more about. Now for the big question… when are you planning to shell out the $1000 to buy the Zoom L-20, just so I can enjoy another one of your reviews?
    Thanks for another Better Podcasting/GonnaGeek Gear review, Johnny Pennington

Leave a Comment

 

— required *

— required *

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.

END GAME of Thrones Predictions Part 2 – Avengers Edition
Posted April 22nd, 2019 -
All episodes available at http://TheNeuroNerds.com. Follow @TheNeuroNerds on Twitter/Instagram and Like us at Facebook.com/TheNeuroNerds. Summary Avengers End Game is less than a week away and it’s ...
Better Podcasting #177 – Making Your Podcast Stand Out In A Crowded Niche
Posted April 21st, 2019 -
There are a lot of podcasts in the world, and that means that your podcast may have a lot of competition. So, in a situation like this, how do you stand out in the crowd? In this episode we’ll talk ...
Starling Tribune – Season 7 Edition – Lost Canary (A CW Network Arrow Television Show Fan Podcast) ST237
Posted April 21st, 2019 -
Starling Tribune – Season 7 Edition – Lost Canary (A CW Network Arrow Television Show Fan Podcast) ST237 Episode:            “Lost Canary” [Season 7 Episode 18] Air Date:           ...
ATGN 357 – Avengers Rule 34 Is In Effect
Posted April 21st, 2019 -
Rule 34 is in effect this week so be afraid.  The show opens with a discussion on how Rule 34 applies to movies before Chris gives the details on the reverse review bombing of Assassin’s Creed Unity ...
Jim Lee’s WildC.A.T.S. with Jeffrey Brown (The Valkyrie Quartet)
Posted April 20th, 2019 -
Alien races fighting an ancient war. Characters that aren’t exactly like the rest of Earth’s population. Jim Lee art. A 90s Saturday morning cartoon. I’m thinking this sounds pretty familiar….. Listen ...
RPG Companion #6: Is Gatekeeping Ok?
Posted April 20th, 2019 -
Gatekeeping is a problem in a lot of hobbies so today we discussed is Gatekeeping ok? Magic with Zuby can be found at: Twitter: @magicwithzuby Gmail: mtgzuby@gmail.com Magic With Zuby is sponsored by the ...
GonnaGeek.com Show #283 – Gonna Digitize The Disney Vault
Posted April 18th, 2019 -
This week in show we discuss Xbox One going digital, Disney+ details emerging (and what it means for the future of the Disney Vault) and a Stratolaunch successful test. We’ll also discuss SP’s ...
Legends Podcast #418; The Meg (Action)
Posted April 18th, 2019 -
August. When film studios bring in the final harvest of the crop sown in May, before the weather turns cold and cineplexes reap the whirlwind of horror and holiday movies. The dog days of summer, before ...
Classic Rewatch: Horror of Fang Rock
Posted April 18th, 2019 -
Jeremy Radick joins us again a the top of Season 15 for a nice, leisurely tour of a lighthouse on a perfectly serene evening. Everything is just fine. Nothing unusual or alarming. http://media.blubrry.com/gonnageek/p/media.blubrry.com/gallifreypublicradio/p/media.gallifreypublicradio.com/gpr330.mp3Podcast: ...
Runaways “Tsunami” (A Marvel Comic Universe Podcast) LoS278
Posted April 17th, 2019 -
The Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Director SP, Agent Haley and Agent Lauren discuss the Runaways series eighth episode “Tsunami.” The reporters also run down the Marvel news roundup and discuss listener ...
122 Allen White Interview
Posted April 17th, 2019 -
We sit down with Allen White, engineering professor, gamer, and designer of STEAM Hack. STEAM Hack is an educational RPG that allows students to learn by role-playing their future self. There are currently ...
Tom Stajmiger and Cody Frank
Posted April 16th, 2019 -
David and Whitney chat with the filmmakers behind Pollen Path Entertainment. http://media.blubrry.com/gonnageek/p/traffic.libsyn.com/theintellexual/TIP-6.10_Tom_Stajmiger_and_Cody_Frank_mixdown.mp3Podcast: ...