The PTX-15 is a 4-Channel studio mixer with a stereo equalizer, 16 DSP effects, and Bluetooth/USB functions. No matter if you are mixing your gigs, seeking an easy way to get your personal mix, or wanting to equip your venue with an accurate and clear sound quality audio mixer, the reliable Phenyx Pro PTX-15 is here for you. In this article, we will show you how to use the PC mode of the PTX-15.
1- HOW TO RECORD AUDIO TO YOUR COMPUTER VIA PTX-15?
Plug in the power adapter and turn on the mixer. Then use a USB to USB cable to connect the mixer to your PC. It is important to know that you cannot use the Bluetooth and the PC recording function simultaneously. The LCD screen will show "PC" if the connection is successful.
You can open Audacity or other recording software you prefer and select the mixer as an audio input device. For Audacity, please find the microphone icon and select the mixer in the drop-down menu. If you want to monitor the recorded audio through the mixer, please select the mixer as an output device in the speaker icon.
Select "Track", click "Add New", and press the red dot to start recording. Please note that the PTX-15 will mix all the inputs and record it as a single track (mono or stereo) in the software. It does not allow multitrack recording and mixing.
You can click "File", and "Save Project" to save your recording.
2 - HOW TO RECORD AUDIO TO MACBOOK/SMARTPHONES VIA PTX-15?
Use the adapter and the USB-to-USB cable to connect your devices to the mixer. The LCD screen on the mixer will also show "PC" to indicate successful connections.
Open any recording software and start recording. You can add some personality to your mix by adjusting the EQ, gains, or 99 DSP effects.
Please note that the P/P button is disabled during recording. So are the previous and next buttons.
Playback and monitor your recorded audio through the phone output. You can adjust the volume of the recorded audio via this volume knob. You can also use the P/P button to pause and play your recorded audio.
We have also created a tutorial video to walk you through the process. Check it out now!