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Add Mute Switch / Parameter To Mix Tool Plugin

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asked Aug 25, 2016 in Studio One Feature Requests by LMike (14,740 points)

MixTool needs a mute switch as shown in the graphic below.  The lack of muting anything in an Extended FX Chain (via automation and/or via the macro screen toggle buttons) is a really big gap in the concept and greatly limits the possibilities there.

The gain only goes to -24 so that doesn't work without stacking 2-3 of them up.  Mute can either be a literal mute or a toggle between the volume knob level and infinity gain, same result

Thanks.

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answered Aug 25, 2016 by AlexTinsley (828,210 points)

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answered Jan 21, 2017 by Scoox (12,160 points)

Yesssss! This is needed. I don't think automating the mixer is a good idea. The mixer is, in my opinion, a static thing that is only tweaked by hand. Volume and mute automation should be done separately, and a plugin like Mixtool is the ideal place.

Please also check (and vote) on the following FR:

FR: MINUS INIFINITY gain in Mixtool

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answered Nov 30, 2017 by miked7 (1,150 points)
+1 !  Also would be cool if we could view it as a Fader...

http://answers.presonus.com/22904/add-fader-view-option-for-mixtool
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answered Feb 10 by CLAAP (450 points)
YES please!

I'm using the mute function of Ableton's mixtool all the time and greatly miss it in Studio One.

This would allow automating signal paths in splitters, for instance if one wants to feed a reverb in a splitter with a specific part of the track and then stop feeding it but still hearing the decay of the reverb.
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