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Do one of the following:
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Click the Insert Module button in the Inspector and choose a module on the pop-up menu.
Figure 285. Click the Insert Module button to insert a new module.
Note: You can insert multiple instances of external ProChannel modules. However, you can not insert multiple instances of the internal ProChannel modules, including QuadCurve Equalizer, Tube Saturation, PC76 U-Type compressor, and PC4K S-Type bus compressor.
Right-click the module header and select Remove Module on the pop-up menu.
Click a module to make it the active module. The active module is shaded slightly. You can use ACT to control parameters in the active module, and all context menu commands operate on the active module when right-clicking an empty space in ProChannel.
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Do one of the following:
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To specify the default configuration for tracks. Right-click any empty space in a track’s ProChannel and select Set Modules as Default for Tracks on the pop-up menu.
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To specify the default configuration for tracks. Right-click any empty space in a bus’ ProChannel and select Set Modules as Default for Buses on the pop-up menu.
By default, the ProChannel signal is routed prior to the channel’s effects bin (pre). To route ProChannel after the effects bin (post), right-click any empty space in ProChannel and select Post-FX bin on the pop-up menu.
The QuadCurve Equalizer graph is divided into four sections, which correspond to the Low, Low-Mid, Mid-High and High bands. When you move the mouse pointer over the graph, the current band is highlighted.
To change the plot resolution globally, right-click any QuadCurve Equalizer graph in the Console view and choose the desired resolution on the pop-up menu. The resolutions are as follows:
A. Low band B. Low-Mid band C. Mid-High band D. High band
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Under Side Chain, click the On/Off toggle.
Do one of the following:
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To load an existing preset, click the Load Preset button and navigate to the desired preset file.
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To save a new preset or overwrite the current preset, click the Save Preset button , type a name, then click Save.
Note: To see the Load Preset and Save Preset buttons in the Inspector and collapsed Console view strips, hover the mouse over the Preset control.
A. Current preset B. Load Preset C. Save Preset
By default, the Track Inspector dynamically updates to show the current track. However, you can choose to always show a specific instance of ProChannel regardless of which track is current.
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Click the ProCh button at the top of the Inspector.
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Click the Track Name control at the bottom of the Inspector and select Lock the current track or bus from the drop-down menu.
To unlock the track or bus, select Lock the current track or bus from the menu again.
ProChannel is only included with SONAR X2 Producer. If a project was created in Producer and loaded into Studio or Essential, the project might sound different because ProChannel is not available. However, if you resave the project in Studio or Essential, all ProChannel settings will be persisted and available if you later load the project into Producer again.
Loading X2 projects in SONAR X1c or earlier
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SONAR X1c and earlier only support a single compressor module per channel. If you are using multiple compressor modules on a channel in a SONAR X2 project, SONAR X1c (or earlier) will only load one of the compressors.
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SONAR X1c and earlier always shows the Compressor, Equalizer and Tube Saturation modules on all channels. If you load a SONAR X2 project that doesn’t use all the default modules, SONAR X1c will automatically recreate the missing modules.
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If you load a SONAR X2 project that has ProChannel Global Bypass enabled, you will not be able to unbypass that ProChannel instance in SONAR X1c.

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