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Forum: Pro Tools 2020 03-20-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By smokeydan
Re: Delay Compensation with Software Instruments

A couple of years ago I was struggling with what I think is a related issue. I had a virtual instrument which was running a step sequencer within the VI, and was always out of time. But when I tried...
Forum: FireWire & USB Audio Interfaces (Mac) 06-01-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,480
Posted By smokeydan
Re: Mbox Pro 3rd Gen with MacBook Pro Mid 2015 and Mojave - MBoxPro App not seeing de

Sorry for the delayed response...

The Mojave installer was 10.14.6.06. I believe I downloaded and installed whatever was the current update as of March, but I don't have it to hand to check
Forum: FireWire & USB Audio Interfaces (Mac) 04-11-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,480
Posted By smokeydan
Re: Mbox Pro 3rd Gen with MacBook Pro Mid 2015 and Mojave - MBoxPro App not seeing de

Success! Finally.

I reinstalled Mojave on an external SSD (again) and installed Pro Tools and the Mbox 3 Pro drivers after starting up from this Mojave install.

The two things I did differently...
Forum: FireWire & USB Audio Interfaces (Mac) 04-02-2020, 01:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,480
Posted By smokeydan
Re: Mbox Pro 3rd Gen with MacBook Pro Mid 2015 and Mojave - MBoxPro App not seeing de

@RichardButler - I've just done a clean install of Mojave to an external USB drive, but the Mbox 3 still isn't won't connect

Do you have any idea why it worked for you this time, when installing...
Forum: Pro Tools HDX & HD Native Systems (Mac) 04-01-2020, 02:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,549
Posted By smokeydan
Re: CPU spike and errors on PT Ultimate/HDX system

Interesting. We don't have any Sonarworks here.
To be clear, I can have several instances of Altiverb on Aux Tracks, no problem. But if I then insert even one instance on an audio track, the...
Forum: Pro Tools HDX & HD Native Systems (Mac) 03-16-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,549
Posted By smokeydan
Re: CPU spike and errors on PT Ultimate/HDX system

We have Melodyne 4 installed, present on some sessions I tested today, not present on others. It did not appear to make any difference, once I had frozen audio tracks which had Altiverb instances,...
Forum: Pro Tools HDX & HD Native Systems (Mac) 03-16-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,549
Posted By smokeydan
Re: CPU spike and errors on PT Ultimate/HDX system

Success!
I've just been through the plug in folder, updating this and that. I discovered that certain Waves v9 plug ins do not play well with ProTools 2019.12, especially Abbey Rd Plates and Kramer...
Forum: Pro Tools HDX & HD Native Systems (Mac) 03-15-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,549
Posted By smokeydan
Re: CPU spike and errors on PT Ultimate/HDX system

I'd like to think so. But PT12 didn't cure it. nor did various versions of 2018 or 2019. So I'm not going to hold my breath!!
Forum: Pro Tools HDX & HD Native Systems (Mac) 03-14-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,549
Posted By smokeydan
CPU spike and errors on PT Ultimate/HDX system

Hi All,

We finally finished a couple of long-standing projects, so I thought now would be a great time to update ProTools to the latest version (2019.10 or .12) I was hoping that the updates to...
Forum: Pro Tools 2019 07-16-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,011
Posted By smokeydan
Re: Delay Compensation screws up VI timing

To the O/P

The virtual instrument you're running - is it being played by MIDI on the same instrument track that the VI is inserted on? Or is it somehow being played/sequenced within the plug in...
Forum: Pro Tools 2018 07-16-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,325
Posted By smokeydan
Forum: VENUE Live Sound Systems 05-27-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 21,388
Posted By smokeydan
Forum: VENUE Live Sound Systems 05-26-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 21,388
Posted By smokeydan
Venue Standalone 4.5.3, Profile and Windows 10?

I'm trying to find compatibility information on the Venue Standalone Software v4.5.3 - will this run on windows 10 (via parallels on a Mac) I'll need to use this for Showfiles generated on, and...
Forum: Pro Tools 2018 04-02-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,325
Posted By smokeydan
Recording late with -ve user offset on delay compensation

Hi,

I have had an issue today where audio I have recorded has printed late (around 1400 samples late) on the timeline - The performer noticed first, and after a bit of experimentation (recording...
Forum: Pro Tools 2018 02-11-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,246
Posted By smokeydan
Re: Protools 12 2018 and 4K Monitors

On a Mac, you can change the cursor size in the OS system preferences, have it as big as you like - I just googled it and it looks like there are various ways to do this in windows 10 too. Or has...
Forum: Pro Tools HDX & HD Native Systems (Mac) 02-08-2019, 03:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,115
Posted By smokeydan
Re: HDX Delay comp weirdness on instrument tracks

Hi again - I just had 10 minutes to test this on our HDX system and its opened up a can of worms. Using pink noise generator on an instrument track, and a tremolator, comparing the tremolator on the...
Forum: Pro Tools HDX & HD Native Systems (Mac) 02-06-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,115
Posted By smokeydan
Re: HDX Delay comp weirdness on instrument tracks

Are you sure the tremolator was late rather than early?
I had an issue a few months ago, where I discovered that a Kontakt instrument was playing out of time if it was being triggered by its own...
Forum: Pro Tools HDX & HD Native Systems (Mac) 01-26-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 57,362
Posted By smokeydan
Re: HDX PT 2018 CPU Spikes AAE -9171 Halts Playback

Hi Howard - I am sorry to say - we have a trash can with a Sonnet Chassis and are experiencing similar issues with our HDX system since we got it last year. High Sierra installed, loads of RAM,...
Forum: Pro Tools HDX & HD Native Systems (Mac) 02-05-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,540
Posted By smokeydan
Re: LG ultrawide display & CPU problems?

Thanks BScout - yes I had discovered I am getting more display options and apparently less CPU usage in PT if I connect the display over Thunderbolt rather than the HDMI - but it had not occurred to...
Forum: Pro Tools HDX & HD Native Systems (Mac) 02-05-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,540
Posted By smokeydan
Re: LG ultrawide display & CPU problems?

OK, thank you for your input Luke.
Forum: Pro Tools HDX & HD Native Systems (Mac) 02-04-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,540
Posted By smokeydan
LG ultrawide display & CPU problems?

Hi!

We just got a new system and I’m having problems with CPU usage and 9171 / 9172 errors under certain circumstances. Is anyone else using the LG 34” Ultrawide display and experiencing issues? I...
Forum: Third Party Interfaces 02-07-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,121
Posted By smokeydan
Re: Really portable interface?

Thank you all for your responses! The Babyface Pro is looking like the best bet based on various opinions offered -

I found some old bench test comparisons from 3 or 4 years ago which suggested...
Forum: Third Party Interfaces 02-03-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,121
Posted By smokeydan
Re: Really portable interface?

Hi Mesaone, OK, I'll look again at the RME interfaces - I know a lot of PC users who rate them, but I don't know any Mac users who use them.

Thanks for your response.
Forum: Third Party Interfaces 02-03-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,121
Posted By smokeydan
Really portable interface?

Hi,

I've been asked by a client to find him a very small, portable interface to use with Protools (11.3) on a Macbook Air (Thunderbolt and USB)

He only needs a maximum of two mic inputs and...
Forum: Pro Tools TDM Systems (Mac) 05-14-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,836
Posted By smokeydan
Thank you Barry, S.D, Craig. I did...

Thank you Barry, S.D, Craig.

I did eventually manage to get the system back to 96k, but I have no idea what I did differently on my 20th attempt.

All the equipment connected digitally supports...
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