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Forum: Getting Started Today, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By albee1952
Re: Probably a simple oversight.....

Its down to the source verses the track. Sounds like you are trying to record a MONO source(sound) onto a STEREO track and that's not how it works. Record a mono source to a mono track. Some examples...
Forum: Virtual Instruments Today, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By albee1952
Re: VI unfreeze not playing ?

Its probably losing its assignment. If you set your MIX window to show Instruments, it adds a row across the top where you can see(and correct) the assignment(that tells the midi info what it VI...
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 Today, 12:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 390
Posted By albee1952
Re: Anyone use EQ-III for mastering?

Even though I have dozens of EQ plugins available, 99% of my needs are covered by EQ III, Waves Puigtech(or any Pultech emulation) and FabFilter ProQ 3, and in truth, the reason I use FabFilter...
Forum: Pro Tools 12 Yesterday, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By albee1952
Re: Input Channels Stuck in Pre-Fader Metering

Personally, I stay in pre-fade metering for 99.5% of my work. The only reason I ever use post-fade is to quickly balance a bunch of similar tracks(like a dozen violin tracks and a bunch of BG...
Forum: AAX Plug-ins Yesterday, 01:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 571
Posted By albee1952
Re: If your into API....

If you want the API sound on a budget, check out Five Fish Audio and their X-12 preamp. It nails the API 312 preamp sound(at least with the discrete op-amp option).
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 Yesterday, 01:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 511
Posted By albee1952
Re: mono -> stereo. How to do it in PT?

Duplicating a mono track does not make it stereo. It makes dual mono and will not sound any different than a single mono track(except louder when the 2 identical signals combine). Its still down to...
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,193
Posted By albee1952
Re: Hardware inserts Pro Tools

If you(the OP) are going to dig into cabling, then you might leave 1 thru 4(or 1 thru 6 if you are planning for 5.1) as your main outs and setup higher-numbered IO for hardware inserts:o
Forum: AAX Plug-ins 01-19-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By albee1952
Re: Preset drum patterns Pro Tools

Here are my recommendations(having done tons of drum tracks both in the box, and played in via a Roland E-kit):
1-Superior Drummer 3(arguable un-matched. great sounds, expandable, fairly easy song...
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 01-19-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By albee1952
Re: Maximum Number of Aux Tracks already exist for the current Protools Configuration

Hmmm, this should not be happening(unless you have a boatload of AUX tracks). Not sure this will help, but open Setup>IO and select the BUS tab. On this window, try adding a few dozen new bus paths...
Forum: Tips & Tricks 01-19-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By albee1952
Re: Change Grid Line Spacing in Photo Shop

Grid spacing is usually selected between note values(like quarter note, eighth note, etc). Then meter would be selected as a time signature such as 4/4, 3/4, 6/8, etc). I suggest hitting youtube and...
Forum: Pro Tools | First Discussion 01-18-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By albee1952
Re: Older version blocking install

Or is not part of PTF. Running Ultimate here so I have some gaps in knowledge:o
Forum: 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Mac) 01-18-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By albee1952
Re: Use for 003

They don't work as stand-alone. They either connect via firewire or to thunderbolt with the proper adapters. If you want to keep an old system in the closet in case you suddenly need to open an old...
Forum: Pro Tools | First Discussion 01-17-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By albee1952
Re: Older version blocking install

Not sure this will work, but its worth a try;
Right-click on Start>select Apps and Features(top of list). In the next window, select Programs and Features(upper right). Once the list is done...
Forum: Pro Tools | First Discussion 01-17-2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By albee1952
Re: How can I configure buffer size with Realtek?

Follow Top Jimmy's advice, or buy a separate interface for use with PT and MC, leaving the Realtek for Windows-only:o
Forum: Avid S1, S3, Dock and Control 01-16-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By albee1952
Re: S3 Soloing causes channel pans to centre bug?

Shooting from the hip:
Problem 1-Cam't think of a reason for this to happen, so trashing prefs would probably be my best suggestion(this is always worth a try for any odd behavior, and this sounds...
Forum: Artist Series 01-14-2021, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By albee1952
Re: Anybody here ever tried mixing on Artist Series Units like they were analog?

While it technical lt will work that way, it kind of defeats the purpose of running a DAW:o I'm an old analog console lover as much as anyone, but I'm not giving up the digital goodness;). As an...
Forum: Pro Tools HDX & HD Native Systems (Win) 01-14-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By albee1952
Re: Scaling and GUI issues on win, tips?

I also stick to 1920x1080 here(43" 4K TV over a 27" monitor). I'd love to try the 1440 vertical, but am too cheap to go by screens with that native resolution:o
Forum: Pro Tools | First Discussion 01-14-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 341
Posted By albee1952
Re: Audio Interface question

Focusrite 2i2 is very popular as is the new SSL box:o
Forum: Licensing & Accounts 01-13-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By albee1952
Re: Ilok or computer?

I'm a bit unclear on the question, so here is my general iLok advice:
1-have a clear way to access your iLok account(if you can't remember all the login details, write them down on a Post-it and...
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 01-12-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 561
Posted By albee1952
Re: Why cant we drop an drag out pots ?

On Windows, selecting the tracks and holding Alt+SHIFT while you mouse-click on one of the track's outputs and change, will do to all selected.

A faster way is to select the tracks and move to a...
Forum: Buy & Sell 01-11-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,115
Posted By albee1952
Forum: Pro Tools 10 01-10-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By albee1952
Re: how to create more Inserts on Channels & Master Fader?

This is accurate for hardware inserts. I suspect the OP wants to use more than 10 plugins. Plus, a single hardware insert could easily route thru several hardware units:o
Forum: Pro Tools 12 01-10-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By albee1952
Re: Midi 'ghost notes'

I've seen this when I had a keyboard that was connected in both directions(MIDI from the keyboard, into PT and MIDI from PT back to the keyboard). Unplugging the return solved that one. Next, look at...
Forum: General Discussion 01-10-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By albee1952
Re: avid I/O balanced output behavior

Reading the manual is the simple way to learn what works and what doesn't work. The manual is also quite clear on the fact that using the balanced IO in unbalanced mode will damage the unit if you...
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 01-09-2021, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By albee1952
Re: Peak meter after fader?

To the OP,
1-Since you are just getting started, the default metering is fine(at least until you learn why you want to switch).
2-Use pre-fade metering except in special circumstances(for most of...
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