6050 Tutorial

McDSP 6050 Explained®

  4.6   (5)  - log in to review
12 Videos | Length: 1hr 3min 50sec
Own it Forever
$15 $20 Download
Site All-Access Pass
$15 /month Get Your Pass
  • Introduction 1:53


    Michael explains the two plugins that preceded the 6050 to give you some background.

  • Interface & Selections 3:34

    Interface & Selections

    We begin with a tour around the interface and the basic controls for getting modules in and out of the bays.

  • iX Expander 7:56

    iX Expander

    The first of the new modules, the iX is a versatile downwards expander.

  • FRG-X Expander 6:52

    FRG-X Expander

    The latest member of the “frog” family, the FRG-X is amazingly versatile providing both downwards and upwards expansion. Explore all facets of the module in this movie.

  • EZ G Gate 4:07

    EZ G Gate

    Inspired by some classic DBX units, the EZ G is an excellent performing gate module with a sound all of its own.

  • Saturation Modules 6:30

    Saturation Modules

    Explore another three new modules to the 6050, all different flavors of saturation.

  • MEF 1 & E404 5:42

    MEF 1 & E404

    Learn how these two new filter modules compliment each other.

  • Sidechain & Keying Pt. 1 5:43

    Sidechain & Keying Pt. 1

    In this first video on keying, see Michael take a click track and use it to trigger compression on a synth pad.

  • Sidechain & Keying Pt. 2 7:02

    Sidechain & Keying Pt. 2

    This time we use a duplicate of the existing track to tune the compression on that track.

  • Sidechain & Keying Pt. 3 1:59

    Sidechain & Keying Pt. 3

    Michael explains one final facet of the keying system.

  • S671 Saturator as a Preamp Model 5:39

    S671 Saturator as a Preamp Model

    Learn how using just a small amount of saturation can sub tly elevate a track from good to great.

  • EZ G Sidechain x 2 6:53

    EZ G Sidechain x 2

    See two different methods of isolating the snare drum from within a full drum loop.ore concluding.

Product Overview

McDSP 6050 is the ultimate channel strip containing over 25 custom configurable modules that will transform the way you mix and process your audio, making your mixes sound great. Let studio guru Michael Costa explain and explore this great studio tool before your very eyes!

Michael begins by showing you how McDSP’s previous plug-ins lead to the McDSP 6050 and demystifies the new 6050 interface and basic controls of the various modular plug-ins.

With the basics covered, Michael dives in with the iX Expander, a versatile downward expander, then demonstrates the FRG-X Expander, which offers both downward and upward expansion. That leads into a description of the three saturation modules, followed by explanations and demonstrations of the MEF 1 and E404 filter modules, which compliment each other in great ways.

With the modules covered, Michael now explores Sidechaining and Keying and reveals how to get creative with the McDSP 6050, using Sidechaning to trigger and tune these processors and make some sonic special sauce!

Whether you’re new to the McDSP 6050 or you’re an existing user ready to learn more ways to use it, watch “McDSP 6050 Explained” today!

Why Users Choose Us

There are many things our users love about Groove3, but a couple always stand out at the top when asked why people choose us as their learning resource.

Quality Content

We meticulously craft professional quality tutorials that are thoughtful, informative and done with attention to detail. We stand behind our products with a 100% satisfaction guarantee and are trusted by 1000s of users every day.

Save Time & Money

Our library brings over 1700 hours of quality instruction to you fingertips and we release new content every week. Don't waste your valuable time scouring the web for information you may never find or is cumbersome to use and potentially can't be trusted.

We use cookies to personalize content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyze our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners. By continuing to use this site you agree to the use of cookies. View Privacy Policy