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Studio Yeti: Recording with Audition
This document has instructions for using the Yeti microphone to record an audio project in Audition. The Yeti and Audition are available for use in the Studio.
- Plug the mic into the Studio computer, or a personal laptop, via USB.
- Use the Pattern knob to set the pattern mode, which is the direction that the mic will pick up sound.
- One presenter: Cardioid (Heart shape). Records from the front.
- Two presenters: Bidirectional (8 shape). Records from the front and back.
- 3+ group: Omnidirectional (circle shape). Records on all sides.
- Ensure the Mute button is not activated; the red light should be solid, not blinking.
- Plug headphones into the input on the bottom.
- Use the arm to raise the mic. Point it down toward the table.
- Position the pop filter between the mic and the presenter’s mouth, without touching either. Only one presenter can use the pop filter at a time.
- Situate the presenter(s).
- One presenter: on the front side of the mic, which has the Mute and Volume knobs. Don’t point the top of the mic directly at the presenter’s mouth.
- Two presenters: one presenter on each side of the table, with the mic in the center.
- 3+ group: presenters around the table, with the mic in the center. Position presenters with loud voices farther away from the mic, and quiet voices close to it.
- Place the sound baffle panels between the presenter(s) and the bare walls (door wall and opposite) to reduce reflections/echos. The panels should be close to the presenter(s) to isolate sound.
It’s recommended to do a test recording before recording the audio project.
To record a project in Audition with the Yeti microphone:
- Ensure the Yeti mic is plugged into the computer, and navigate to Go > Applications from the top menu bar. Double-click “Adobe Audition” to launch the program.
- Click the Multitrack button to the top-left. A new window will appear.
- Adjust the settings as desired, such as:
- Session Name
- Folder Location
- Template: None
- Sample Rate: 48000
- Bit Depth: Highest Possible
- Master: Stereo
- Default Input: Select “Yeti Stereo Microphone.”
- Default Output: Select the audio playback device, such as Built-In Output or Headphones.
- I/O Buffer Size: 512 is selected by default. If there is a significant audio delay, or echo effect heard in the headphones, lower this number to reduce the delay.