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FCP Audio Import

Marantz PMD670 Import

The following instructions explain how to transfer audio files from the Marantz Recorder into Final Cut Pro.

  • With the computer on and the Marantz recorder off, connect the two with the supplied I/O USB cable. The small end connects to the Marantz and the large end connects to the computer.
USB Connection
  • Press and hold the "I/O MENU/STORE" button while sliding the "POWER" switch to the right and release.
Input/Output Mode
  • Confirm that the LCD screen on the recorder displays "I/O Online".
I/O Display Reading
  • After a few seconds confirm that the recorder's hard drive icon appears on the desktop of the computer. The default name is "Untitled".
Recorder Drive Icon
  • Double-click the "Untitled" icon.
  • Open the MPGLANG1 folder and select the audio files that you would like to transfer or use Command+A to select them all.
Select Files to Transfer
  • Drag the selected audio files to your project folder. (ex. Xsan_Media/Course_Name/Your_Name/Project_Name/Audio)
File Transfer
  • After the computer finishes copying the audio files from the recorder to your project folder you can continue.
  • Drag the "Untitled" hard drive icon to the trash to eject the disk.
  • After waiting a few seconds turn the power off to the Marantz recorder and unplug the USB cable.
  • Open Final Cut Pro.
  • Select File->Import->Files... and browse to the location of your Audio folder. (ex. Xsan_Media/Course_Name/Your_Name/Project_Name/Audio)
Microtrack7.jpg
  • Select the files that you would like to import into Final Cut Pro or use Command+A to select them all.
Microtrack8.jpg
  • Select "Choose".
  • Confirm that the audio files now appear in the Final Cut Pro Browser.
Microtrack9.jpg


M-Audio Microtrack II Import

The following instructions explain how to transfer audio files from the Microtrack II Recorder into Final Cut Pro.

  • With the computer on and the Microtrack II recorder off, connect the two with the supplied USB cable. The small end connects to the Microtrack II and the large end connects to the computer.
Microtrack 6.JPG
  • Make sure that the "hold" switch is not activated
Microtrack 4.JPG
  • Confirm that the LCD screen on the recorder displays "M-Audio" with a USB icon above it.
Microtrack 5.JPG
  • After a few seconds confirm that the recorder's hard drive icon appears on the desktop of the computer. The default name is "No Name".
Microtrack1.jpg
  • If no icon appears go to the Microtrack recorder and choose menu->system->connect to pc. Press the Nav switch to confirm and the Microtrack will reboot and you should now see the hard drive icon.
  • Double-click the "No Name" icon.
  • Select the audio files that you would like to transfer or use Command+A to select them all.
Microtrack 2.jpg
  • Drag the selected audio files to your project folder. (ex. Xsan_Media/Course_Name/Your_Name/Project_Name/Audio)
Microtrack 3.jpg
When the computer finishes copying the audio files from the recorder to your project folder you can continue.
  • Drag the "No Name" hard drive icon to the trash to eject the disk.
  • After waiting a few seconds unplug the USB cable from the Microtrack II recorder and power it off.
  • Open Final Cut Pro.
  • Select File->Import->Files... and browse to the location of your Audio folder. (ex. Xsan_Media/Course_Name/Your_Name/Project_Name/Audio)
Microtrack7.jpg
  • Select the files that you would like to import into Final Cut Pro or use Command+A to select them all.
Microtrack8.jpg
  • Select "Choose".
  • Confirm that the audio files now appear in the Final Cut Pro Browser.
Microtrack9.jpg

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