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Old 09-03-2021, 01:53 PM
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as of last week, my mouse in protools is lagging. Sometiumes it works for 15min then starts. sometimes right away.
I"m running Mac os 10.6.7 with Protools hd 8.1.1.
2 months ago I installed a new accel card upgrading to a hd3 accel system.
All cards pass digitest

Since the upgrade I've mixed 3 songs with no issue.


around the time of the start of the lagging mouse I changed the dsp cache from "use" to "NOt"


I switched it back. worked for 15-20 min then lags again.


in activity monitor the hard drive spikes around the time it lags. when playback stops, so does the lag most of the time, not all the time



Last night I was recording 2 tracks @ 88.2 and it was lagging all the time.


I've tried all the different setting in "playback", i've tried disconnecting all the external drive and usb hubs.
I've tried everything google had to offer.



I really need this fixed as I have session s all next week as grant time is emerging.
really don't know where to start


help anyone... tks
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Old 09-03-2021, 02:17 PM
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my computer is a MAc Pro 8 core with 10 gigs of ram
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Old 09-03-2021, 03:52 PM
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happens in sessions with no plugins
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Old 09-03-2021, 06:52 PM
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Default Re: lagging mouse ergggggg

Is the mouse wired or wireless? If it has batteries, try new ones. If its wireless, try relocating the receiver. Try another mouse. I can't think of any reason for Pro Tools or DIGI hardware to have any affect on the mouse
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Old 09-04-2021, 06:50 AM
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Default Re: lagging mouse ergggggg

yeah me neither.
mouse is wired, no battiries, tried another mouse.


Not sure if this is relevant, but the computer used to be real noisy. the fan on max most of the time. Now all of a sudden it's quite like it should be.
Not sure if that's just a coincidence...
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Update to 10.6.8 and see if it fixes the problem. There may not be anything magical about 10.6.8 itself, but making OS update refreshes some caches and low level stuff. Does not hurt to try anyway. I myself have found that combination of OSX 10.6.8 and PT 8.1.1 has been the pinnacle of PT stability so far.
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