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Soloing a track will not affect pre-fader sends and cue mixes

+45 votes
asked Nov 30, 2016 in Studio One Feature Requests by nikolaospitloglou (830 points)
Soloing a track will not affect pre-fader sends and cue mixes. It is very important while recording to have the ability to solo a track in the control room of the studio without affect the headphone mixes, via cue mix or pre-fader auxiliaries to headphones.

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+12 votes
answered Dec 1, 2016 by Skip Jones (164,650 points)

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+2 votes
answered Feb 14, 2018 by cristiandolha (1,380 points)
It's been a while since this was posted, i know, but... Just wondering how close to the bottom of the list of priorities this thing was.
+3 votes
answered Feb 25, 2018 by robertgray3 (40,130 points)
A very needed feature for working professionals!
+2 votes
answered Mar 13, 2018 by cristiandolha (1,380 points)

Just wondering, when's the last time someone from Presonus (who is actually involved with S1 development) saw this feature request?

Even the people at SoundOnSound pointed it out a couple years ago:

"Cue mixes should be entirely independent of the control-room mix, one reason being that that an engineer can solo up a mic and listen without disturbing the musician’s mix. Currently, Studio One cannot do this; soloing affects all outputs. It’s a significant problem."

Surely it can't be all that difficult to disable muting "within" the signal flow at one location, is it?

It's the one between the "Inserts" (middle-bottom of the diagram in the above-linked video) and the pre-fade send / channel fader, since you'll rarely need (or want) to send post-fader signals to cue mix outputs.

+1 vote
answered May 5, 2018 by cristiandolha (1,380 points)
There's another related (if not identical) feature request over here: