Originally Posted by vaesion
im trying to get away from latency when people sing. Ive had direct monitoring work at some point in my career but never used it much. Now in nuendo 3 i cant get it. I want sound to be coming from the mic no matter whats happening in nuendo and I dont care about using effects and eq live through nuendo. I need a clean delay free signal.
Ok then you want to have Direct Monitoring checked. This disables software monitoring which includes latency. So since Nuendo is not monitoring your signal you have to setup your hardware to do so. What you hear while tracking is all in the hardware world. If you can't hear your signal with Direct Monitoring then it has nothing to do with the software because you have chosen to monitor through the hardware to eliminate latency.
Direct Monitoring checked : Nuendo does not monitor the signal. It will track it but to be able to hear the signal while tracking is done through hardware. Pros: no real latency - Cons: Can't track hearing vst effects. Nuendo has no control over how you monitor in this mode.. it is all done in your hardware!
Direct Monitoring unchecked : Nuendo monitors your signal from your interface with latency. Pros and Cons are opposite of above.