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Forum: Pro Tools 10 Today, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 56
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Re: Can’t hear recorded tracks via headphones

Hi, and welcome to the forum.

I don't have time for a detailed reply right now, but I think I can at least point you in the right direction:

I agree with your friend, I'm pretty shure you don't...
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 Yesterday, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 210
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Re: Disappearing Plugin windows

Just a thought here:
Are you shure the PI window closes?
Or is it just hidden by the mix window?
Check in "Window" in menu bar.


(Edit: oops. Two minutes too late.)
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 06-02-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,181
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Re: Lag/spinning beach ball every 10-20 seconds

Radio Silence | Network monitor and firewall for Mac

(https://radiosilenceapp.com/)This is a super simple, effective and cheap utility to block apps from net connection.
Highly recommended.
Forum: macOS 05-29-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,057
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Re: Can I do something to enhance my Mac Pro (mid 2012) Performance?

Both.
OS on fast drive: Boot, app launch, general.
Sessions on fast drive: Sessions load, audio processing, saving, copying, so on.
They could be two separate, or one larger.
Forum: Getting Started 05-28-2020, 05:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Re: Newbie Question from long time user

Never seen that.
Could it be a modifier key stuck on your keyboard?
No. If it's showing up only on specific sessions.
What do the sessions have in common?
What do the sessions with normal grabber...
Forum: macOS 05-27-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,057
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Re: Can I do something to enhance my Mac Pro (mid 2012) Performance?

I say, get this:
Sonnet Technologies Tempo 6Gb/s SATA PCIe 2.0 ...
Forum: macOS 05-27-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,057
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Re: Can I do something to enhance my Mac Pro (mid 2012) Performance?

Not shure I understand.
Upgrading the processor and ram without increasing disk read/write speeds to up to ten times would be nonsense!
(Edit: OK, perhaps I exaggerate, but it's at least 5x. And...
Forum: macOS 05-27-2020, 05:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,057
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Re: Can I do something to enhance my Mac Pro (mid 2012) Performance?

regarding SSD speeds:

I had a MP 2008 3.1, w/SSD and spinners in the drive bays. I bought a relatively cheap Sonnet PCIe adapter and two OWC Extreme Pro 6G SSD to put on it. One for OS/apps, and...
Forum: macOS 05-26-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,057
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Re: Can I do something to enhance my Mac Pro (mid 2012) Performance?

Doubling the ram might let you run bigger sessions with more VI's more easily. If 32 is enough, 64 would make no difference.

I second Jack's suggestion on SSD on PCI adapter card. I'd put my money...
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 05-26-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Re: Pitch dips on HDIO?

Did you accidentaly hit shift-spacebar which triggers half-speed? :D
Sorry. I recently did it myself, and I needed a few seconds before I realized what happened.
Forum: Pro Tools TDM Systems (Mac) 05-24-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Re: Massive CPU overload and glitching all of a sudden +9128 error

No expert here, but just throwing out a couple of things:
Nothing changed in plugin-folder?
No change in prefs?
No change in hardware?

Have you something to monitor temperature on the system?...
Forum: Pro Tools 12 05-21-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,773
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Re: Not Remembering Window Positions

Update:
It seems full screen or not has nothing to do with it.

What I have to do is place one of my windows, mix or edit, so it is not exactly in top left corner (where it "snaps into place"),...
Forum: Windows 05-21-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Re: MBox 2 Pro and Pro Tools LE 8

So, you have a mac!
Then, you'll have to be careful to have matching versions of PT & OS there also. I'm not shure, but I think we're talking OSX 10.4 for PT 8.0 LE, or thereabouts.
Forum: Windows 05-21-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Re: MBox 2 Pro and Pro Tools LE 8

PT8 and Win10 is very much not compatible. I don't think you'll ever get that to work. I think you must have at least PT11 for Win10.
Also Mbox 2nd gen is very old now.
I think your best bet is to...
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Re: Use New iMac as 2nd Monitor on 2010 Mac Pro

Too bad.
Also it seems, my advice about restarting is outdated. On the apple support page you linked to it clearly says you just need to hit command-F2 to make it happen.
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 05-19-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 573
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Re: Replacing Macbook Pro

Yep.

And on Geekbench you should look at the single- not multicore score.

And the OP did say "tight budget" that's why I said 8gb is possible, depending on the type of session.
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 05-19-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 573
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Re: Replacing Macbook Pro

I know two things; processor speed is most important, not no. of cores, and the amount of ram you need depends on what kind of sessions you do.

If the session runs fine with 16gb, upgrading to...
Forum: General Discussion 05-19-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Re: Use New iMac as 2nd Monitor on 2010 Mac Pro

Target display mode is as old as OSX.
The clue is; you connect the two, you have one mac running, you turn on the second mac, and press the key combination of that mac during startup. The second mac...
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 05-19-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Re: Pro Tools 20 Keeps Crashing on High Sierra Mac (help!)

My thoughts:

I have 2020.3 running just fine on catalina, imac 2017 i5 w/8gb ram. Ilok cloud. I also use Adobe apps, Logic, and some system extentions.

I did a fresh install of OS and PT,...
Forum: macOS 05-18-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 886
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Forum: macOS 05-18-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 886
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Re: The most stable MacOs/PT combo now?

I guess it's because not many people have gone thru all or very many possible combinations and tested them, and also, because many, when they find a setup that works "don't fix it" and stay there, PT...
Forum: Pro Tools 12 05-18-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Re: Lost files and can't record.

Hi. Welcome to the community.

You must provide as much information as you can, before anyone can help you.

Start here:
Help Us Help You (http://duc.avid.com/showthread.php?t=300050)
Forum: macOS 05-18-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Re: My 2018 Mac Mini vs. the e2008 Mac Pro it replaced...

I recently retired my 2008 mac pro too. I now run PT2020.3 on a 2017 i5 imac w/only 8gb ram. Even with a modest machine like this, I'm very happy with the performance.

On mac benchmarks the imac...
Forum: 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Mac) 05-17-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Re: 003 new iMac and new PT advice

This is what I'm experiencing these days, I hope you can find it useful:

I'll try to make it short:
Coming from 2008 Mac Pro with dual boot SL/PT10 and HS, I recently got a 21,5" 2017 i5 iMac...
Forum: Pro Tools TDM Systems (Mac) 05-14-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Re: protools HD 8.1.1 with mac 10.6.8 qualified or not? issue w avid plug ins

I've actually run PT10 on 10.6.8 for several years on 2008 mac pro 2.8gHz quad-core, and all I can say is it's very solid and stable.
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