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Hardware Insert Pro Tools and Studio 1824

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asked Jul 11, 2018 in Studio Series USB Interfaces by dannyfurdon (230 points)
Ok this part PRo Tools question, Part Presonus, and part Outboard Gear newbie question.

So i bought an external EQ Klark Teknik EQP-KT. I want to use it as an Hardware insert to EQ already recorded tracks in Pro Tools.

I connect 1/4 TRS form Output 7 on back of 1824 to input of KT EQ. I connect 1/4 TRS from output of KT EQ to Input 7 on back of 1824

In Pro Tools in an already recorded audio track I select insert 7

I play back track and attempt to use EQ and not hearing any changes to the track. if i attempt to adjust the gain on input 7 on 1824 i get a howling screeching sound.

I guess I'm not understanding how the signal flow works and what i need to do in both PT and the 1824 to simply use an external EQ to mix already recorded tracks.

I've used PT for a couple of years but specifically used in ITB processing and I want to experiment with outboard gear.

I'm pulling my hair out to try and figure this out, it can't be this difficult..

Thanks in advance for any help or advice

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