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Distortion sounds from audio in protools Data Storage
Old 17th September 2011
  #1
Distortion sounds from audio in protools

Hello!

So I have everything setup with my new KRKs, balanced cables going into my Focusrite 24, and using PT 9.0.5.

The issue I have now is when I try to play sessions I had from before, which were set to 48/24, I get a lot of distortion. My first thought was that the sample rates weren't the same, but the focusrite is set to 48khz.

It works fine with newer files at 96khz. I have my settings at:

3cpu (of 4), 65%, and 1024/512 samples. Rest is default.

I have tried with HD external on USB and focusrite on FW, as well as firewire HD (FW800) from mac then next in chain is the Focusrite (FW400).

I have a MPB 15in, external G-DRIVE 2TB.

I updated the mixcontrol to 2.4, and downloaded the RTAS for the focusrite.

What can be causing this?

On top of that, I try to press play in PT at times and the play and stop buttons flash then nothing happens. Some have said its the samples (512/1024 etc) and ive tried changing to no avail.

Any help would be apprecoated

Thanks!
Old 18th September 2011
  #2
Hopefully someone can help
Old 19th September 2011
  #3
Old 19th September 2011
  #4
will the session play using the internal audio output?

What driver are you using under playback engine?

Can you playback itunes etc using your focusrite?
Old 19th September 2011
  #5
Itunes works great through the focusrite. As for the driver, it is saffire as the playback engine. I have not tried the internal audio, but before i updated the driver, whenever i switched to 48 or 44.1, i would get noise, with one of them (i forget which one) being a lower freq noise...but that went away when i updated to 2.4
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