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Taking recordings from mixing desk

I've recorded 10 tracks of drums, guitar and bass onto my mixing desk and what to bring them into pro tools through fast track pro on 10 seperate channels is that possible

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As the Fastrack can only receive one audio signal at a time you would have to record each track seperatly into Pro Tools.

I'm guessing your mixer is a multitrack recorder.

Solo track 1 on the multitracker and playback from there into the Fastrack, with track 1 on Pro Tools set to record. Repeat this for each or your tracks on the multitracker.

When you've finished you'll need to align all the tracks in Pro Tools so they all playback in time with each other.

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