Pro Tools 205 Worksurface Guide


16-24 hours


This series of courses 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). These courses cover the core concepts and skills needed to operate an Avid control surface in a professional working environment.  Access to certification exams require that previous exams have been passed.


This course is designed for end-users with basic Pro Tools skills.


Completion of the following courses is required prior to beginning this course:


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

  • Configure the control surface
  • Use basic control surface features
  • Control plug-ins from the control surface
  • Enable automation modes and write automation with the control surface
  • Perform advanced operations and editing
  • Group tracks and use VCA control and Master Track attributes
  • Use Custom Faders (D-Command and D-Control only)
  • Implement advanced automation techniques
  • Use monitor controls

Software Configuration

The following software is required for this course:

  • Pro Tools HD 8

System Configurations

The following system configuration is required for this course:

  • 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)