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Forum: Tips & Tricks 07-21-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 359
Posted By howie b
Mute/unmute sends -- Change keyboard shortcut?

Hello again! Kind of a niche question, hoping somebody can suggest a solution.

The PT shortcut that mutes sends on selected tracks is set to Shift + 4. Is there any way to change that to a...
Forum: Tips & Tricks 06-10-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,248
Posted By howie b
Re: Step-by-step remote session setup?

Hey. Thanks for getting back. We've basically followed the instructions in this recent video


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1K34YwARw20



We can record the narrator and communicate back...
Forum: Tips & Tricks 06-09-2020, 04:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,248
Posted By howie b
Step-by-step remote session setup?

We are recording audiobooks remotely -- single mono track, narrator in studio booth, director/engineer offsite, recording and doing post in Pro Tools. Our problem is this: we are able to receive...
Forum: 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Win) 08-09-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,087
Posted By howie b
PTLE 8 on a Windows 7 laptop?

Hi -- home studio hobbyist here. My current rig is an original mbox plugged into a Dell desktop with two internal disc drives and 2 GB of RAM, running PTLE 6.4 on Windows XP SP3. It's not pretty,...
Forum: 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Win) 01-17-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,897
Posted By howie b
Re: Add analog compressor via insert while recording?

so . . . the answer appears to be "no."

If I want my signal chain to be gain to compressor to mbox, I will need to add a preamp (such as a mixing board) to the chain before the compressor.
...
Forum: 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Win) 01-16-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,897
Posted By howie b
Re: Add analog compressor via insert while recording?

Actually -- I just realized I don't want to go from instrument to compressor to mbox. That would give me compression before gain.

I would like to go from the bass to the mbox preamp to the analog...
Forum: 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Win) 01-16-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,897
Posted By howie b
Add analog compressor via insert while recording?

Hi. Sorry to bother with something that seems so basic.

Can I use the inserts to add analog compression to my input signal chain -- in other words, send analog input from the mbox to the analog...
Forum: 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Win) 12-24-2009, 03:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,069
Posted By howie b
Re: Moving PTLE files from Mac formatted firewire drive to PC

btw -- one more thing -- is there any way to get pro tools 7 at this point in time other than on ebay?
Forum: 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Win) 12-24-2009, 03:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,069
Posted By howie b
Re: Moving PTLE files from Mac formatted firewire drive to PC

Looks like I'll be busy over the next couple of days.

Thanks again for helping out a total stranger. There's still hope for the human race.
Forum: 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Win) 12-23-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,069
Posted By howie b
Re: Moving PTLE files from Mac formatted firewire drive to PC

One door opens, another one closes.

Okay -- so I installed the trial version of macdrive ($50 to buy) and the PC now reads the mac drive -- great!

I copied a session to the PC, added .pts to...
Forum: 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Win) 12-23-2009, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,069
Posted By howie b
Re: Moving PTLE files from Mac formatted firewire drive to PC

I have a PTLE 6.1 installer disc.

Do I run "MacOpener Demo Installer" or another ap?

Thanks again.
Forum: 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Win) 12-23-2009, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,069
Posted By howie b
Moving PTLE files from Mac formatted firewire drive to PC

I have a firewire drive formatted for Mac OS containing protools session files. I would like to access them with my PC.

I just installed the firewire card without a hitch. The Windows device...
Forum: 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Win) 12-16-2009, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,352
Posted By howie b
Re: Moving old PTLE session files from Mac to PC

Thanks -- here's another thread that might come in handy, if anybody else has a similar problem.

http://duc.digidesign.com/showthread.php?t=243707
Forum: 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Win) 12-15-2009, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,352
Posted By howie b
Moving old PTLE session files from Mac to PC

I have about 60 gigabytes of protools sessions stored on a mac formatted external firewire hard drive which is failing. Some sessions were recorded in OS 9, most in OS 10.3. I believe most or all...
Forum: 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Win) 10-28-2009, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,275
Posted By howie b
Re: Possible to disable the stereo mini-jack outlet on a PC?

Yeah -- stray signal noise -- the disc spinning, mostly. AAARGH! Clearly, that jack is alive, even if the software is not sending any analog output through it.

Anyway, once you disable the...
Forum: 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Win) 10-28-2009, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,275
Posted By howie b
Re: Possible to disable the stereo mini-jack outlet on a PC?

Thanks for the quick reply -- I'm with you, using one hardware profile for pt exclusively, and the other for iTunes, youtube, etc. The only reason I want total silence from the mini-jack when using...
Forum: 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Win) 10-28-2009, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,275
Posted By howie b
Possible to disable the stereo mini-jack outlet on a PC?

This question might be more appropriate for a Windows forum, but it is protools related, so here goes.

I have set up my Windows XP Professional PC with 2 separate hardware profiles. In the...
Forum: 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Win) 10-20-2009, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,983
Posted By howie b
Re: Crazy error message on bounce to disk

Yes -- it was the buffer. Thanks

btw -- I also found the answer by searching "line 33" on this forum.
Forum: 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Win) 10-19-2009, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,983
Posted By howie b
Re: Crazy error message on bounce to disk

Oh, yeah . . . I'm running LE 6.4 on Windows XP.
Forum: 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Win) 10-19-2009, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,983
Posted By howie b
Re: Crazy error message on bounce to disk

Here is the error message:

could not complete the "bounce to disk" command because


Assertion in: "icode\Azores_Handel\AlturaPorts\NewFileLibs\FF\Audio\FF_AudioProperty.cpp", line 33
Forum: 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Win) 10-19-2009, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,983
Posted By howie b
Crazy error message on bounce to disk

"could not complete the bounce to disk assertion in icode\azores_Handel etc."

tried variety of formats and conversions (AIFF, WAV, Quick Time) but haven't hit on anything that works.

anybody...
Forum: 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Win) 12-31-2008, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,440
Posted By howie b
Re: Second internal hard drive installed and working, but . . .

Following up -- found the fix (change the new drive to "record" in the workspace) in an earlier post by searching "audio record volume."

BTW -- if you need to change from a dynamic drive format...
Forum: 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Win) 12-31-2008, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,440
Posted By howie b
Second internal hard drive installed and working, but . . .

When I try to open a new PT session, I get this message

"Session must be on an audio record volume"

I installed the second drive with the jumpers set to "cable select," since the ide cable has...
Forum: 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Win) 06-12-2008, 06:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,591
Posted By howie b
Original mBox on a new Windows laptop -- recommendations?

I know, I know -- get a Mac. Without getting into all the nasty details, let's just say I had a very negative experience with Apple when my iBook began to fall apart - literally. This was over a...
Forum: 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Mac) 12-13-2007, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,591
Posted By howie b
Re: Help -- trying to tweak the soundtrack of a Quicktime mo

Trying to export as DV in iMovie was not successful -- it froze up my iBook, then completed the process but the file was nowhere to be found.

HOWEVER . . . MPEG Streamclip (free download from...
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