Effect as insert or send - dry/wet send channel

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Jeroen
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Effect as insert or send - dry/wet send channel

Post by Jeroen » Tue May 10, 2011 5:08 am

Just a short question. A lot of effects and presents have dry/wet settings like reverb, and the presets work out fine on insert effects. Do people use 100% wet effects on send channels? It seems a bit weird that if you apply the same effect on a send channel it actually starts to work as a normal volume booster if it has a dry/wet setting?

Work a bit isolated, so not sure whether there is a "best practice"

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Re: Effect as insert or send - dry/wet send channel

Post by Cezband » Tue May 10, 2011 10:59 am

Personally, if it goes on a send then I set it completely wet. I don't really see the point of doing it any other way - as you say, it just becomes a volume booster otherwise.

I'd assume that most of the time, the dry/wet setting is mainly there for use when used as an insert.
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Re: Effect as insert or send - dry/wet send channel

Post by Jeroen » Wed May 11, 2011 3:25 am

Thanks for the feedback, and indeed this seems to make sense to you, not just me
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Re: Effect as insert or send - dry/wet send channel

Post by mholloway » Wed May 11, 2011 6:01 am

It's pretty much standard practice to set any FX device on a Return Channel to 100%. So yes, your thinking on this is completely in line with common studio / producing approaches.

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