A monitoring mode which allows the isolation of a channel or group of channels on a console via headphones for monitoring or troubleshooting purposes. See PFL, AFL, SIP
A function that allows the operator to listen to a selected channel on it's own but complete with all relevant effects, by automatically muting all other inputs. It is effectively the same as PFL in most respects.
Another term for PFL. Listening to one (solo) channel of a mixer. see PFL
A function that allows you to listen only to the sound of a desired channel during mixdown, etc.
When monitoring, the isolation of one signal by silencing all other signals.
a feature on a mixing console that automatically routes one or more selected channels to the recording monitors or headphones without disturbing the main audio mix. For example, if a buzzing sound is heard while recording a drum/piano/bass rhythm section in the studio, an engineer can push the solo button on several tracks to locate the offending instrument. Some studio consoles use destructive solo, where the solo'ed instruments replace the mix in the main stereo bus. On sound reinforcement mixing consoles, solo functions are normally routed to headphones (non-destructive solo), allowing the engineer to check console channels while the concert is in progress. In-place solo is a function that permits the user to hear individual channels but in the correct stereo perspective as defined by that channel's pan control.
A monitor function that lets the engineer hear a single... ( more)
A mode affecting bump buttons on a lighting control console. When a bump button is in solo mode it will momentarily take all channels except those assigned to the bimp button to zero. See Also: Channel Lighting Control Console Bump Button