cubase le problem

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Member Since: May 12, 2008

i've been recording for years, and i've never experienced something so annoying.
i play along to the metronome. i can visually see the track i'm recording being put on the audio event 1 beat before it was recorded.
so, if i plug in a mic and say one234 two234 three234 (along with the metronome and timeline(measure/beat is 4/4), every single one is put on 1 beat before it was recorded. THE PLAYBACK HAS NEGATIVE LATENCY. except it's not latency because it plays just like it looks. i don't understand....
i've been playing with the offset (what the hell is offset? the manual doesn't even define it!) and it moves the track around a bit, but i just want my real time recording to play just like i recorded it. any suggestions?

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Since: Nov 27, 2007

May 13, 2008 07:34 am

Ha ha, man ya gotta hand it to cubase to have some weird s**t happen on it.
That's a first for me...sorry i got no clue.
sure someone will though.

Chief Cook and Bottle Washer
Since: May 10, 2002

May 13, 2008 09:38 am

Yup, It's doing what you told it to. The "offset" does just what you are experiencing, it "offsets" the event in time. Haven't really found any great use for it myself. I usually adjust timing visualy per wave form using a distinct rise time of some attack. Cubase is capable of some bizare stuff. Have fun!

Since: May 12, 2008

May 13, 2008 03:54 pm

so, the only way i can fix it so far is to drag the event to the right about 1 beat. it pisses me off. the editing tools are awsome. the sound is awsome. and it's strange. there is no latency whatsoever. what cubase visually displays, it plays. but when i record, i can see the sound waves being placed 1 beat before the scroll (the sound should be coming out of the scroll thingy). if i ever meet the guy who created this program, i'm gonna kick him in the teeth (but he'll feel it 1 beat before my foot actually hits him in the mouth).

Since: May 12, 2008

May 13, 2008 03:55 pm

for the offset(###.#.#.##), what do the numbers mean? if i highlight the whole thing and type in a number (like 5), my event gets pretty close to where it was meant to be.

Czar of Midi
Since: Apr 04, 2002

May 13, 2008 10:07 pm

The offset is in milliseconds and you simply set that number to how ever many milliseconds it is off latency wise.

Since: May 12, 2008

May 14, 2008 01:06 pm

if anyone finds a fix for me, let me know.
p.s. f#@k cubase! (until it works for me)

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Since: Apr 08, 2004

May 14, 2008 03:01 pm

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Since: May 12, 2008

May 14, 2008 03:23 pm

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Since: May 12, 2008

May 14, 2008 03:24 pm

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