(compMus1) Digital Performer Audio Problems

Erica in section 2 ran into a problem over the weekend that completely shuts off digital audio in DP. The fix is easy, but you have to know where to look.

If all of your soundbites have red X’s through their wavey handles (~ or double ~’s), then your audio system in DP has been turned off. Go to the Setup menu, choose Audio System -> MOTU Audio System and the red X’s should go away.


This problem occurs when the external audio interface you’re using (like the 828) gets unplugged while DP is running. You can see this happen briefly if you switch audio interfaces during a session. While DP switches its output, the soundbites will temporarily have the red X’s. They usually go away in a couple of seconds (at most).


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