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digi 002 rack & soundcard

Discussion in 'Recording' started by miks, Oct 31, 2004.

  1. miks

    miks Guest

    hey people ive got a digi 002 rack with the command 8 and i dont have a soundcard installed. Now i can only listen to some audio if my digi 002R is turned on and i cant hear video and sound clips.

    If i wanted to hear say windows media player would i have to install a seperate sound card? and get new speakers? (if i dont want to turn on my 002r)
     
  2. Bodhi

    Bodhi Active Member

    Yep.
     
  3. LittleDogAudio

    LittleDogAudio Active Member

    I don't think that your 002 Rack will work if there is a 2nd soundcard installed.

    Chris
     
  4. Kurt Foster

    Kurt Foster Distinguished Member

    Don't 'cha just love PT and all their proprietary crap?
     
  5. iznogood

    iznogood Member

    don't you just love pc's and all the crap you live with every day? :lol:
     
  6. LittleDogAudio

    LittleDogAudio Active Member

    Can't we all just get along?
     
  7. Kurt Foster

    Kurt Foster Distinguished Member

    At least a PC doesn't limit me to working with one companies product... the price of this is that PCs need to be configured properly ... if you get it, it's not a big deal ... if you need to be spoon fed and can't deal with issues well, try a Mac ... but you're probably still going to run into issues... but at least you will be comforted by knowing you paid 3 times as much so you could expierence the "best" of problems.
     
  8. miks

    miks Guest

    ok guys, Sorry for causing all the fighting :eek: . I just connected my computer screen speakers to the motherboards headphone jack and it works perfectly.

    Thank you guys
     
  9. Kurt Foster

    Kurt Foster Distinguished Member

    no ones fighting ma' we're just talking ... :mrgreen:
     
  10. BladeSG

    BladeSG Guest

    What crap?

    If this guy just tried to read some instructions and installed a specific driver all would be good even without onboard sound or another sound card.

    Just for the record PT LE hardware has no problems co-existing with any other sound card I've come across.

    It's called digidesign WaveDriver.
     
  11. Bodhi

    Bodhi Active Member

    It doesn't 'cause any problems. If you tweek the PC right.
     
  12. ghellquist

    ghellquist Member

    Well, again, the well-known PT hater has stricken.

    I use an MBox most of the time. Do not love PT. But I get really f***ed by people like Kurt who talks lorries full of $*^t about things without reason. We all know by now that you do not use a PT TDM system, and that the only reason you have a PT LE system is that you believe you have to in order to get clients. Let it be enough.

    PT works very well with another sound card installed. It only never will use it. That is simply the way the system is designed, and they make no secret of that.

    Windows media player can be redirected to go out through the 002 hardware without much problems. The digidesign drivers though enforce a "single user limit" on the card. This means that if the card is occupied by PT LE, it will not be available at the same time to other systems. This can of course be a limitation when compared to other cards that has built in hardware mixers allowing several concurrent applications.

    I have never been able though, to get the system sounds and the built in midi GM instrument to play realiably throught the MBox. (On the other hand, I always turn off the system sounds anyway, and the GM sounds are really awful).

    So if you want to hear sounds without turning on your 002, you will need to have another sound card installed in your system.

    Gunnar Hellquist
     

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