Dealing with latency


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Dealing with latency

When you record audio into Pro Tools, the time it takes your computer to receive the input signal, record it, process it, and send it back out to an output is called latency. Latency values can be as low as zero or higher than 50 milliseconds or more, which is quite noticeable and will likely negatively affect your performance while you are recording. I'll show you why. If we go to Setup > Playback Engine, and we set the H/W Buffer Size for the smallest amount which is 32 Samples with our 003 setup here, click OK, you notice that this bass track is record enabled.

Now I'm going to play a few notes and you will not be able to hear the latency between when I play the note and when it comes back to me. (Music playing.) However, if I change to 1024 Samples and I do the same exercise, you are going to hear the difference between when I play the note and when it comes back to us through the headphones. (Music playing.) There is latency for you. Those of you recording into a USB-p...

Dealing with latency
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Dealing with latency provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by David Franz as part of the Pro Tools 8 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
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Pro Tools
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