Subject: Re: [ecasound] synchro problem
From: Roy Cutler (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Mar 17 2001 - 19:24:41 EET
Thanks for your suggestions. I have been doing a great deal more
experimenting and if anything seem to be even farther away. You all know how
it is. It's so close you can taste it and you can't stop trying to make it
I realize synchro doesn't seem to be a big problem just by looking at the
mailing list archives. This leads me to think it's got more to do with my
hardware setup. I've tried many, many different ways of connecting everything
but I may well have missed something. Could I ask about actual exterior
hardware? What are examples of how you bring your signals in and how you get
them out to monitor them?
Thanks for your help.
On Friday 16 March 2001 10:58, Anthony wrote:
> * Roy Cutler <email@example.com> [Mar 16 01 08:43]:
> > Hi, I'm enjoying exploring ecasound and am becoming comfortable with the
> > way it does things. But I am having a problem with synchronization. I've
> > tuned disks, etc and the system is working well. I already have a vocal
> > and drum track (that seemed to work fine but it was several days ago and
> > I don't know if I'm doing something differently.).
> > Here is what the recording command looks like:
> > ecasound -r -b:32 -f:16,2,44100
> > > -a:1 -i drums.wav
> > > -a:2 -i vocal1.wav
> > > -a:1,2 -o /dev/dsp
> > -a:3 -i /dev/dsp -o guitar2.wav
> Are there any errors reported in the logs? Have you tried first mixing
> the drums and vocals into a single monitor track for recording your
> guitar track? This might show if this is an overhead issue. Are you
> sure you have tuned your disks properly. This was my big
> problem. After my initial tweaking I still had recording problems but
> a little more playin' about fixed them up. This may sound stupid, but
> did you save you hdparm tunings to be reloaded at boot (i.e. are they
> set in rc.local or some such place)? Ant.
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