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PT 9's Delay Compensation is a joke. It doesn't even work. Maybe it's just my system. So since the ADC is not working, every time you use an AUX you get at least an 8 sample delay.

Even with the channels empty I'm getting this nightmare!!!

Try effects processing a voice, you really notice it then.

The channels can even be empty and when you send thru multiple aux's (daisy chain ) the delay is increased maybe squared. ( 8x8 )

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can't you offset the delay in the mix window's 'Delay Compensation'? –  RedSonic01 Feb 6 '12 at 10:56
    
No thats an HD thing –  ChrisSound Feb 7 '12 at 3:42
    
@ChrisSound - you sure about that? I have it and I'm not on HD - but I do have the Production Tool Kit installed... have you seen this? protools.dudesnetwork.com/2011/06/02/… –  RedSonic01 Feb 7 '12 at 8:19
    
Checking into this, thanks redsonic. I do not have PT Kit. –  ChrisSound Feb 7 '12 at 8:31

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There's a work-around; it's kind of a pain, but so's the latency...

First, make a safety copy of all of your tracks as alternate playlists, so you can go back if need be. Then Option+Command-Click (or Alt+Control-Click) on the channel's vol/peak/delay display so you know how many ms the delay is. Then nudge your track forward in time by that number of milliseconds.

Like I said, a pain. But it will help with the plug-in delay on audio channels. AUX delays may be measurable in the same way; I don't know.

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Hi Chris,

I'm curious what type of plug-ins you are using in your aux channels? They might be the source of the delay/latency...

oh and did you ask this question on avid's forum/DUC?

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Even with the channels empty I'm getting this nightmare!!! Try effects processing a voice, you really notice it then. –  ChrisSound Feb 7 '12 at 3:43
    
Yes I have posted on DUC. Seems that it is a common problem? No fix...? –  ChrisSound Feb 7 '12 at 4:25
    
Hi Chris, I've been checking on my system and i don't have this delay at all (only with plugin's on aux, but that's normal). What are your settings in the playback engine? Can you upload a session without audio which has this issue? I'm really curious, why i don't have the issue. –  Arnoud Traa Feb 7 '12 at 16:19
    
Problem fixed I think. Thanks to RedSonic's post about the link for how delay comp works, it seems to be fixed. If it pops up again, I'll post. Thanks for the help. –  ChrisSound Feb 8 '12 at 0:49
    
@ChrisSound - glad I could help :) –  RedSonic01 Feb 8 '12 at 12:36

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