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Forum: Pro Tools TDM Systems (Mac) Today, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 75
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: 5,472
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: 125
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: 125
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: 250
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Also it seems, my advice about restarting is outdated.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: 489
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: 489
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: 250
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: 341
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: 521
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Forum: macOS 05-18-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 521
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: 167
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: 226
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: 182
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: 184
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.
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 05-14-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,434
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Re: Pro tools 2020.3 Crazy Cpu and Ram %

FWIW: I installed Reaktor free player and Kontakt free player, left the session open overnight, and found that PT Ram indicator had grown to 100%, and PT reported "low on memory", and Activity...
Forum: Pro Tools 12 05-11-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,472
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Re: Not Remembering Window Positions

Yes. Trick works for PT2020 remebering window positions on multiple screens. Just place the windows a bit "out of position" and the session reopens with same windows arrangment.
Once I save the...
Forum: Licensing & Accounts 05-11-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Re: Pro Tools license transfer

...and be prepared to wait. I'm in the process of transferring a PT2020 license to my iLok account from someone, and it took 7 days before we even got the first response from Avid. And then it was:...
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 05-07-2020, 11:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 594
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Re: Avid Link downloads

I've recently made the jump from PT10 on old macs to PT2020 on 2017 imac as I'm kinda retired. I'm excited by how PT seems to work without all the special treatment it used to need.
I'm giving Avid...
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 05-07-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Re: iMac 18.2, 2017, 21.5", 8gb ram only?

Update:
I'm running 2020.3 on this imac 18.2 Catalina 10.15.4 and it's looking great. I'm even using a old m-audio M-track interface, officially unsupported, and I can even switch between other...
Forum: AAX Plug-ins 05-06-2020, 05:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Re: I need a plugin that shows waveform changes in real time as I modify the sound.

I think you might be referring to what is known as "spectral waveform editing". I think there are plugins that does this. You'll have to google it.
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 05-03-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 05-03-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Re: iMac 18.2, 2017, 21.5", 8gb ram only?

Yea? Why is that? PT 10 would open and convert them. Why would that not be the case with 11-12-20? Just stupidity?
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 05-03-2020, 12:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Re: iMac 18.2, 2017, 21.5", 8gb ram only?

I want to see if I can open old PT 5-6-8 or ten sessions on my 2017 imac Catalina. It's pretty capable, judging from Lightroom performance and such. I expect latest PT will open them?
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 05-03-2020, 12:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By Ben Jenssen
Re: iMac 18.2, 2017, 21.5", 8gb ram only?

OK. Thanx.
So it will run. That's really all I wanted to know.
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