I recently got called last minute to mix a few shows for Janet Jackson. The gear was already on the truck on its way to the first gig and I would be mixing on a Digico SD7. I have mixed on Digico a handful of times over the past several years but the Midas ProX has been my console of choice and where I have spent the majority of my time. Needless to say the Digico and Midas platform are quite different.
This is a fairly involved production with 80+ inputs so it was going to require some serious thought. If you’ve read my previous blog about console workflow, you know that proper layout of the console is very important to mixing a show of this size.
So I needed a crash course in Digico.
Here’s what I did-
I downloaded the SD7 offline editor and started building my file while watching the videos and scouring the manual whenever I needed...