Audio Input Not Recording

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Audio Input Not Recording

Post by saltedogg » Wed Feb 26, 2020 1:36 pm

Hello. Recently upgraded from Mixcraft Pro 8 to 9 and I'm having some problems recording audio tracks.
Recording midi keyboard to vst track is fine. When I try an audio track either mic or guitar the level meter is indicating sound is received but when I arm and record nothing shows up in the track. What have I forgotten to do? I remember this was working previously now its not. Would appreciate any thoughts.

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Re: Audio Input Not Recording

Post by Acoustica Greg » Wed Feb 26, 2020 3:35 pm

Hi,

What is your recording device? When you click on the small arrow next to the Arm button on the audio track, which recording device have you selected?

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Re: Audio Input Not Recording

Post by saltedogg » Fri Feb 28, 2020 7:51 am

Hello Greg

When I record to VST I select either All Midi Channels or Mtrack External.
Recording works fine on this track.

To record to an audio track I select Input Maudio Mtrack left or right channel.
Mic uses left and guitar is on right.
As I said I get a reading on the level meter but nothing is recorded.
What am I missing?

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Re: Audio Input Not Recording

Post by Acoustica Greg » Fri Feb 28, 2020 10:55 am

Hi,

You get a level on the track in Mixcraft? What happens when you actually record? Does it create an audio clip?

If so, when you drag the bottom of the track way down, do you see any waveform at all?

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Re: Audio Input Not Recording

Post by saltedogg » Sat Feb 29, 2020 8:55 am

No clips were recorded to audio tracks. VST tracks work fine.
Tried increasing latency 10 ms and it worked. Had it set on 3 ms before.
Wonder what's going on here.
Still would like lower latency. Any thoughts on that?
Current setup is WaveRT, Exclusive mode, Use High Priority threads, 10ms
Thanks

BTW any way to paste a screen shot into a post or attach a file?

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Re: Audio Input Not Recording

Post by Acoustica Greg » Mon Mar 02, 2020 11:48 am

Hi,

10 ms is only 10 thousandths of 1 second, so that's not a bad place to be. Not many people can pull off 3 ms.

You might try ASIO mode. Get the latest driver from the M-Audio download page.

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Re: Audio Input Not Recording

Post by Rolling Estonian » Mon Mar 02, 2020 4:49 pm

saltedogg wrote:
Sat Feb 29, 2020 8:55 am
Current setup is WaveRT, Exclusive mode, Use High Priority threads.
You should most definitely download Maudio drivers and use ASIO, it makes a world of difference.

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Re: Audio Input Not Recording

Post by saltedogg » Wed Mar 04, 2020 3:00 pm

Guys

Thanks for the advice on using ASIO. I reconfigured a couple days back.
Works great! Using buffer size 256 which gives 5.8 ms latency!

Tried to attach screenshot without luck. Could not attach word file either.

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