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Configure audio interface buffer size for system use in windows 7

I was just wondering if there's any way to change te buffer size that my audio interface is using while its being used as the system's (W7) default audio device for domestic multimedia aplications ...
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What would cause Ableton Midi driven Audio recording Latency to be different across multiple synths?

What would cause Ableton Midi driven Audio recording Latency to be different across multiple synths? I have a setup with my Edirol UA101 USB Audio interface sending Midi on channel 1 to a passive ...
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How to route a USB Microphone to an external effects processor and back with low latency

I recently bought a Boss VE-2 Vocal Harmonist. It has an XLR input and output, which I use when rehearsing with my band. It also has a USB connection which acts as both input and output when ...
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Capturing 4 audio channels with exactly the same latency?

I'm looking to capture 4 channels of audio using small MEMS microphones like these, spaced less than a metre apart from each other in a grid to form a square microphone array. [EDIT: This is so that ...
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Where can I view the latency caused by an effect in Adobe Audition?

Where can I view the latency caused by an effect in Adobe Audition? I have crossposted the question at: https://qr.ae/TWGu9a https://forums.adobe.com/message/11102648#11102648
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How can one achieve a decent latency when using Adobe Audition on Microsoft Windows to enhance one's microphone audio quality in real time?

My setup is as follows: I have an Audio-Technica AT2035 microphone connected to a Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 USB Audio interface, which is connected to my computer (Microsoft Windows 7). I use Adobe ...
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How to choose the latency for the audio hardware in Adobe Audition?

I use Adobe Audition to enhance my microphone audio quality in real time: I see that in the preferences for the audio hardware in Adobe Audition, I can choose the latency: I am assuming this is the ...
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Why does MIDI over USB appear to often have issues with latency consistency when peripherals such as mouse and keyboard deal with this effortlessly?

I had a digital piano for a while, and recently tried using it to record music via USB in Renoise. Input lag was inconsistent. A quick Google search reveals that the issue is widespread, regardless of ...
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Fixing Latency & Microphone Bleed in Post

Is there a post-production fix for this? I’m editing a multitrack podcast. There are three channels, each with one speaker. Say Speaker A Laughs at 0:15 while speaker B is talking. The microphone ...
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Procedure for setting up DAW automatic latency compensation

What is the best procedure to set up a DAW to automatically compensate for latency and how do you get the least amount of latency without clicks I had been DAWless for a few years and I seem to have ...
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Which amplifiers have close to zero latency?

I'm a novice. I'd like to route an electric guitar and several keyboards through a computer for effects processing, and out via the same speakers. I've tried using different home sound systems; but ...
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Linux music production workflow without a low-latency kernel

I would like to do some music composition on my linux mint pc, but I have run into instabilities while trying to install and use a low-latency kernel (system freezes, possibly due to conflicts with ...
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Distorted sound and echo while recording with Audacity and loopback in ubuntu

I want to do a recording of radio news with background music which fades in and fades out while I am reading. I don't have proper device, so I decide to enable loopback mode, so that I can record ...
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Why am I experiencing sound drop outs with my audio interface?

I am using Steinberg UR22 as my audio interface, my operating system is Windows 10 and I installed the latest drivers from Steinberg's site. So I am experiencing these sort of lags or drop outs with ...
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Latency using guitar to USB cable increases over time

I bought a cheap Guitar to USB cable and it works fine for recording on OS X (using Ableton). But over a short period of time (5+ minutes) the latency seems starts to build up on the input and I ...
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How to explain CEntrance Latency Test Utility giving inconsistent results?

I'm trying to determine Round-Trip Latency of realtek built-in audio interface using CEntrance Latency Test Utility: To do this it's necessary to connect audio interface output to input using a short ...
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Unrealistically low round-trip latency measured

I am trying to determine the roundtrip latency of a dusty old Toneport UX8 audio interface I have laying around, and I am getting some unexpected results. I am testing using CEntrance ASIO Latency ...
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Fixing recording issues with Scarlett 2i2 / Procaster

New to audio recording, and just put together my new setup: Rode Procaster mic Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 USB interface Windows 10 I tried a few testing voice recordings on Audacity and Audition, and ...
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Why can't computer software “shift” the recorded audio by whatever the latency is, thereby eliminating any latency in the track?

Why, in 2016, is latency still an issue in recording applications? Once you are finished recording, why can't the software simply calculate the latency and then shift the whole recording ...
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Focusrite & latency & drivers & Win vs Mac

I have a cross-platform (for Windows and Mac OS X) program for the development of musical abilities. It should work in real-time (i.e. with the lowest possible delay). The main used sound card is ...
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How does direct monitoring work with a directly plugged in guitar in the Scarlett Solo?

I am thinking of buying a Focusrite - Scarlett Solo interface to record my guitar. I would like to plug my guitar directly to the interface and hear me playing while I'm recording, but would like to ...
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Input sound has latency when the computer is connected to a speaker

I have a Mid-2014 MacBook Pro, and a very basic USB microphone. When I connect the USB microphone and use a software like Line In or GarageBand, I can hear the input clearly from the MacBook's ...
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Other than buffer size and sample rate, which other variants (hardware and/or software) play a role in latency?

For example: I'm looking for/designing/building an audio-focused system, and lowering latency is very important. What should I look for? RAM? Hard drive speed? Processor's speed and/or number of cores?...
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Latency in plugin while recording MIDI [closed]

I use Cubase 5, add MIDI track and on this track applied a plugin. I record MIDI from my electronic drums. When the track is recorder and I play it, it is played back OK with no latency at all. But ...
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What is the key parameter for a sound card, if I want to record at home using Guitar rig?

What is the key parameter for a sound card, if I want to record at home using Guitar rig? I've heard of 'low latency' and 'no latency', but I can't find this parameter in sound card descriptions. What ...
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What is “latency” in a digital recording studio?

What is "Latency" in a digital recording studio? Do I need to be worried about it? What is an "acceptable" level of latency? What's the best way of reducing latency?