Recording with Boss Gt8's digital out

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Member Since: Oct 25, 2007

I recently bought the EMU 0404 sound card, and it's working just fine except I can't record my playing through the spdif input. I can hear the guitar from my speakers, but my recording software (Audacity) doesn't recognize it. I have selected the new sound card to be used with playback and recording, the field where I normally could select the source is blank grey. All tips and hints are welcome!

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Answer:On a good day, lipstick.
Since: Jun 24, 2004

Oct 29, 2007 04:43 pm

I'd likely say that it's Patchmix that's your issue here. Make sure you have a session set up that's Digital (the default should work fine, and it should find your digital input just fine. Then make sure that the routing (top right hand side) of the output is correct. Good luck. Patchmix can be a little tricky. Also, you're only going to get 44.1kHz through that optical cable, so make sure you have the 0404 set correctly. None of that 96kHz for you... It will likely default back to 44.1, so it may not be an issue.

I can't speak for the way Audacity works with the input as I don't use it. Have you considered Kristal or Reaper? Much more powerful DAWs in my opinion. I know they both register a digital signal through a PCI0404.

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