Avid Pro Audio Community

Avid Pro Audio Community

How to Join & Post  •  Community Terms of Use  •  Help Us Help You

Knowledge Base Search  •  Community Search  •  Learn & Support


Avid Home Page

Go Back   Avid Pro Audio Community > General Discussion & Off Topic > General Discussion

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 09-30-1999, 07:29 PM
Ricky Cobble Ricky Cobble is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 1999
Location: Nashville, TN
Posts: 95
Default How many tracks play off one drive?

I'm running PT|24 with a 10k rpm seagate 9gig ultrawide through an ATTO scsi accelerator. How many tracks should I typically be able to record, playback, and punch. Also, is there a need to partition my drive.
__________________
Ricky Cobble
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 09-30-1999, 11:10 PM
James Robertson James Robertson is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 1999
Location: Birmingham, AL USA
Posts: 72
Default Re: How many tracks play off one drive?

I use the ATTo Dual Channel and 2 to 4 9 GIG Cheetas. I try to keep only 8 tracks per drive, but I have had 16 - 30 on 1 drive at once and it worked just fine. I would guess that 16 would be a good compromise. I saw no need in partitioning the Audio drives since the heads still read the same drive just different partitions.

Hope this helps.. Jamie
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 10-01-1999, 11:28 AM
Przemek Przemek is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 1969
Location: Poznan, POLAND
Posts: 1,004
Default Re: How many tracks play off one drive?

I have 2940 and two 7200rpm drives - fast SCSI, not ultra. I can get about 40 16bit tracks from one drive w/o problems - assuming half of them is "from start to stop" drums and sequenced keyboards for example, and rest is "some shaker here, some vocals there". With two drives, no problem with full 64 tracks - and it is "real" test in real session, not just testing (during testing I was able to get twice more )
Przemek.
__________________
http://imaginatlh.com/91709
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Tracks don't play @ 88.2 KHz stevegalante Pro Tools TDM Systems (Mac) 3 02-25-2014 08:53 AM
Can't play PT 9 tracks in PT 10.2 SVT Windows 1 06-06-2012 04:05 AM
Armed Tracks Go Silent When Other Tracks Play splatterkep 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Mac) 2 04-01-2009 05:02 PM
Need some tracks to play with... mkla General Discussion 4 02-01-2003 12:07 AM
HELP!! Mix won't play more than 6 tracks -MaxTraxStudios- Pro Tools TDM Systems (Mac) 10 07-27-2000 02:52 PM


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:14 PM.


Powered by: vBulletin, Copyright ©2000 - 2008, Jelsoft Enterprises Limited. Forum Hosted By: URLJet.com