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Re: Latency in looping path



the RME UFX or Fireface or any interface RE has allows a very low latency because the audio does not have to go thru the MAc before it is sent tot he mix or any submix you have, unless you are using the processing within  Ableton to enhance your sound sources.

Antony Hequet


De : "info@riversonicstudios.com" <info@riversonicstudios.com>
À : Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
Envoyé le : Mardi 19 février 2013 18h31
Objet : Latency in looping path

Hi Per,

Thought Id get back to you to thank you and your frieds on the site for your help.

I have sussed the looping OK !

However I now have another problem: progressive latency as I am now running my main mix
into Ableton LIVE before it reaches the the audience! I suspect I will have to get a decent
audio interface rather than using the MacPros I/O Have tried going in digitally from the KORG KRONOS via
optical into the Mac- makes no difference. I suspect that coming out analog is the main culprit.

Anyway I was just wondering how any of you guys avoid this latency when running through ABLETON LIVE and
if a Firewire 800 unit like the MOTU 828 Mk" or the RME 800 would be the obvious solution to this problem?

Audio path: I run all my synths/external drums from a bus on the analog mixer into a track on Ableton either using its LOOPER plugin
or its straight forward auto input record function making sure of course that the track is muted once the loop plays back in either instance.
My mixer has a ":' alternate bus rooting fortunately that allows me to reroot the returned signal from Ableton avoiding feedback: I actually send the signal via the main bus out on the mixer and reroot the return out of the alt3/4 bus which feeds the P.A.

BTW please forgive my rude interuption but I dont quite understand the format of your forum yet!.. as I understand it its all via email no?

Thanks! Henry

>---- Original Message ----
>From: Per Boysen <perboysen@gmail.com>
>To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
>Sent: Mon, Feb 18, 2013, 10:53 PM
>Subject: Re: Still More Live Questions
>
>On Mon, Feb 18, 2013 at 11:32 PM, Jeff Shirkey <jcshirke@frontier.com> wrote:
>> Let's say I have 15 scenes in a Live Set that I want to call up and use in
>> different songs. Song A might use scene 1. Song B might use scene 5--and so
>> on.  Maybe Song B will use two scenes--one each in different parts of the
>> song. There is no way to program my MIDI controller so that scene a is armed
>> when I hit song A's preset, correct? And there's no way to trigger Song B's
>> different scenes on a per-preset basis --or as I need them-- in the song by
>> doing that programming in advance in my MIDI controller--or is there?
>
>
>MIDI PC is not good with Live, you should use simple MIDI notes
>instead for launching scenes. To launch a scene in Live you learn the
>MIDI Note (a CC might work too) to the corresponding slot on the
>master output's column in the Session View. You can even use a MIDI
>Note that are part of what your controller is sending to your guitar
>rack when calling up a song, letting that event trigger both the
>guitar rack stuff and launching the scene in Live. And note that there
>are two options for controlling scens in Live; you may launch a scene
>directly or you may select the scene (to be launched by the next
>command). Oh, there is actually a third way (that I used myself with
>Live for a concert once) and that is to learn the MIDI note event to
>an empty scene preceding the actual scen that will start the song.
>This approach also needs that you assign Live's "trigger next" button
>to a pedal. At the gig I had this assigned both to a foot switch and a
>hand mixer knob.
>
>Greetings from Sweden
>
>Per Boysen
>www.perboysen.com
>http://www.youtube.com/perboysen