Instrument Routing in Kontakt Part 2
In today’s advanced video tutorial, we will discuss how you can setup and manage Instrument routing in Kontakt. We will go over Insert and Send Effects, Instruments and Groups as well as the new bus system introduced in Kontakt 5.
At the Instrument level of an Instrument you can control the Bus Insert Fx (Kontakt 5), Instrument Insert Fx, Instrument Send Fx and Instrument Output.
If you have Kontakt 5 you can take advantage of the 16 Instrument Buses which can be utilized for more flexible effect routing. The Instrument Buses can be used as an additional effect chain for one or more groups. You can have up to sixteen each with eight effect modules.
Bus Insert Fx functions exactly the same way as Group Insert Fx except that effect modules cannot be set to post-amp. Also, the outputs of the Groups you have routed to any Bus are summed and processed together so all effects operate in a monophonic fashion without the ability to distinguish between voices.
You can select the Bus you wish to edit by clicking on the output level meter at the top of this section or by selecting it from the drop down menu below the Edit All Buses button. If you want to edit all Buses at once, activate the Edit All Buses button. While this button is active, any changes you make on the Bus level will affect all Buses at once.
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