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Re: Latency in looping path

You ned a low latency sound card for this work.  Once installed, you can =
manage your latency values in the Ableton Live's audio preferences pane.

I have had good luck with MOTU 896, 828MK and all of the RE Cards.

Best of luck,
On Feb 19, 2013, at 9:31 AM, info@riversonicstudios.com wrote:

> 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