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Old 01-01-2021, 11:03 PM
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Default Re: Why the latency happens for recorded audio from a digital source

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Originally Posted by Rockman413 View Post
So I have 2 DAW running, I sync PT and DP via MTC. I play a drum hit sound in DP and have it output via loopback (or ADAT, etc..) and record into PT. Every time the exact position of such hit sound is slightly different.
MIDI time code is far from sample accurate. While your I/O delay is constant, there’s quite a bit of slop in the timing when syncing with MTC. If both DAWs are clocked to the same sample clock, there won’t be any timing drift, so the random difference you’re seeing has to do with how quickly the chasing DAW locks to the MTC.
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