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double6jg

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v9.0.5 (Windows) recording issue
« on: May 22, 2018, 12:08:31 pm »
Just reporting that since upgrading to v9.0.4 (and subsequently v9.0.5) I have had a couple of instances where recording stops for no apparent reason.
Apart from the VS upgrades my setup and PC is unaltered bar Windows updates.
W10 Pro
i5 with 8GB Ram
USB Sound Card - Behringer VMX200

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Re: v9.0.5 (Windows) recording issue
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2018, 12:20:14 pm »
Hi,

Please try unchecking 'Use WASAPI for Recording' in VinylStudio's Check Level dialog.  We made a change there which might not work for everyone.

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Re: v9.0.5 (Windows) recording issue
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2018, 12:26:51 pm »
I will give that a whirl and report

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Re: v9.0.5 (Windows) recording issue
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2018, 01:07:28 pm »
First album done (while I work) with that setting unchecked has gone OK albeit it did look like it was clipping more than usual - need to listen to it back after processing

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Re: v9.0.5 (Windows) recording issue
« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2018, 01:21:49 pm »
If it's clipping then that's likely to be happening inside the Behringer itself.  Does it show up as USB Audio CODEC?  If so, and there are no controls on the unit itself, then there's not much you can do unless you can attenuate the signal going into it somehow.  For a long and boring discussion about this, see:

http://www.alpinesoft.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=18.0

Please note that, once you uncheck that box, VinylStudio 9 behaves just like VinylStudio 8.

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Re: v9.0.5 (Windows) recording issue
« Reply #5 on: May 22, 2018, 01:48:34 pm »
I haven't ever had a clipping issue after setting Digital Gain to 1 a long time ago !
Playback seems OK - it could just have been an album with a very wide dynamic range.
The Behringer VMX200USB is in fact a switchable Phono/Aux/USB mixer so it does have input level controls (but I always record at 100%) - I find it really useful when you get to tack splitting stage as I can just swipe the input mix slider from right to left and the PC sound is then available.
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Behringer-VMX200USB-Mixer-BPM-Software/dp/B00J5HXGHS - no longer available unfortunately

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Re: v9.0.5 (Windows) recording issue
« Reply #6 on: May 24, 2018, 05:06:03 pm »
I have made a few recordings now with no issue following the unchecking of that setting

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Re: v9.0.5 (Windows) recording issue
« Reply #7 on: May 24, 2018, 05:46:11 pm »
OK, thank you.  This seems to be a Windows thing - it just affects a few machines, we have no idea why.