Pro Tools 205 Worksurface Guide


16-24 hours


This series of courseware covers techniques for mixing, routing, and monitoring through a C|24, D-Control, or D-Command control surface (separate courses are available for each control surface). Access to certification exams require that previous exams have been passed.



At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Configure the control surface track display controls and dedicated controls for Pro Tools functions
  • Describe track elements and controls, PRE and the control surface
  • Use displays/scribble strips, encoders, pans, sends, and inserts
  • Control plug-ins by viewing editing, and mapping
  • Enable automation modes and write automation with the control surface
  • Perform advanced operations and editing, including creating and adjusting selections with the control surface and using edit functions and soft keys
  • Group tracks and use VCA control and Master Track attributes
  • Use Custom Faders (D-Command and D-Control only) through Custom Fader Groups, Mix/Edit Groups, and Master (Tracks) modes
  • Implement advanced automation techniques including Preview and Capture modes
  • Use monitor controls, including inputs and outputs, cue section, monitor control switches and indicators, and talkback section

Software Configuration

  • Pro Tools HD 8

System Configurations

  • Pro Tools|HD 2 Accel
  • C|24, D-Command, or D-Control
  • 192 I/O, 96 I/O, or 96i I/O
  • Digidesign PRE
  • XMON (D-Command and D-Control only)