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Tascam releases entry level interfaces with 4 sample buffer capability!

Tascam has a new line of entry level interfaces with drivers that have buffers as small as 4 samples (on Windows)! This is over a USB-C connection.

This is the smallest asio buffer size i am aware of on any interface. With some RMEand Focusrite buffers around 3ms at 64 sample, are we approaching sub-milisecond lantencies over usb? This would be awsome! Ill keep my eyes open for latency specs, as i have not seem them yet.

Just thought it was an intersting innovation, and a good sign for interfaces of all ranges.

Optimize Cubase (avoid cracks and pops)/ increase Buffer?

Hi there,

-Tascam 16x08 Interface
-Laptop: Acer Aspire 3 a315 53 35 fq, 4GB RAM, dual core

I recently had a problem with cracks and pops in my audio during recording and playing back. What I did according do help from friends and forums :

-Used the Tascam dsp mixer for monitoring instead of Cubase to save processing power

Samplitude - Buffer (Optimal) Settings?

Hello everybody!

So, I have bought the newest T-Racks 5 and I have experienced a subtle delay in the response of its VST plugins.

Could someone please tell me the best possible configuration to avoid this problem in Samplitude?

For example, is VIP object buffer 1024 better/faster than 4096?

Is there some Buffer "OPTIMAL SETTINGS" for Samplitude in this case?

Thanks in advance!

Dynamic use of the buffer ?

Let me explain...
I decided to check how the latency was with the fireface 800 I just got.
I'm set at 512 and decide to do a round trip through my 2 LA-610.
The chain was, line out of the RME, line in of the LAs, AD96 and S/PDIF to the RME.
I took a drum sample that I played and recorded the re-amp version.
I measure the time differencial with Auto align from sound radix and zoomed in the wave displays because I couldn't believe it. Zero sample of difference.

Crackling sound during recording

Hello! My first post on the site (been lurking for a while). The community here seems to be very helpful and knowledgeable, so I thought this would be a great place to seek help.

I'm having some sound issues with my home recording. There is some "crackling" and "popping" sounds during the recording of my vocals. I will give you some information and a sound clip to help narrow this issue down.

Here is my sound clip showing the crackle/popping. SOUND TEST HERE (About 7 secs long)

My Current Setup

AT2020 Microphone
Xenyx802 Mixer

Improving buffer size and reducing audio Latency

Hey Guys,
I've been searching for a way to reduce my recording latency, and increase my buffer size in Reason 5.0.

I'm using a Lenovo G555 laptop
OS is Windows 7, AMD, Athalon II, Dual Core M340, 2200 mHz
Sound Card is Conexant CX20671 SmartAudio HD- running the original Driver that came with the machine

Any suggestions for optimizing my Audio? I'm still pretty green with this stuff...

Thanks folks! Hope you can help me!

Sample rate / buffer size

Hi! This comes from an indirect issue - I've just arrived at Cubase 5's land, coming from Nuendo 3.2. I was expecting a performance boost, as I was in the belief C5 would cope better with my Quadcore PC. Yet, this was not to be seen, my transferred projects use almost as much CPU power as they did in Nuendo (with the same plugins on, exception to a few CPU-friendly Dx's that C5 doesn't support).


Buffer and Buffer Setting:
This is an important step in setting up your DAW, and many musicians new to digital hardware may not be aware of its significance. When you attach a sound card (audio interface) to your computer, you will have the option of setting buffer sizes, which will directly affect the latency of the signal through your interface.

Weird noise, skipping when playing back, latency?

Edit buffer

The internal RAM area that stores the current mix settings (i.e. the current mix scene). When a mix scene is stored, the Edit Buffer data is copied to the selected scene memory. When a mix scene is recalled, the data of the selected scene memory is copied back to the Edit Buffer.



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