Basic Setup Guide for Spark MINI & PreSonus Studio One

*If you haven't registered your Spark MINI and download PreSonus Studio One, please refer to the link HERE.

 

Audio driver installation & setup for Windows:

  1. Go to www.asio4all.org.
  2. Scroll down to 23 May 2017 and click ASIO4ALL 2.14 – English to begin the download.

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  3. Open your downloads folder, double click the ASIO4ALL.exe installer, and follow the on-screen instructions.

    Make sure to check Off-Line Settings when you get to the Choose Components portion of the installation process.


    (You may follow this guide for further reference.)

  4. Once the installation is complete, continue with setting up Studio One.

Setting Up PreSonus Studio One

  1. Connect your Spark MINI to the computer via USB cable and make sure it's powered on.

    *Make sure Spark MINI is not connected to your device via Bluetooth.

  2. For Windows user, please go to Windows Control Panel > Sound, and set the Spark MINI as the default audio device for Playback & Recording. (Mac users can skip this step.)

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    Make sure the MUSIC VOLUME knob on the Spark MINI is turned up, and test the basic audio playback with YouTube or iTunes. 

  3. For Windows user, go to the Windows Start Menu and open ASIO4ALL Offline Settings.
    Select Spark MINI by clicking the button next to it. It will light up blue when selected.

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  4. Launch Studio One. Select 'Configure Audio Device'.

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    In 'Playback Device' and 'Recording Device', set both to 'Spark MINI USB' (for Mac) or 'ASIO4ALL' (for PC).

  5. After that, click OK to exit.

  6. To record the audio from Spark MINI into Studio One, open a new session (song) and add a new track (Type must be "Audio"). Input and Output should be both set to 'Main'.

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  7. Under the 'Record Input' list, find the 'Audio I/O Setup' option.

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  8. Select 'Add (Mono)' to add new input, and select OK.

  9. Now when you have the Monitor and Record button enabled, you should get the signal from Spark MINI.

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  10. Hitting the Record button at the lower bar will start the recording.

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For more in-depth information about Studio One, we recommend you check out PreSonus' YouTube channel.

https://www.youtube.com/c/presonus/playlists

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