[ardour-users] Effects and latency

Jan Depner eviltwin69 at cableone.net
Sat May 14 01:39:00 PDT 2005

On Sat, 2005-05-14 at 08:01, Joseph Dell'Orfano wrote:

> Possible solutions include 1) reducing my buffer size (and thus my
> latency) and do software monitoring as I have been, 2) accepting the
> latency, which is fine if I am recording someone else, but really
> distracting when I am recording myself, 3) get real and buy a decent
> effects unit for my rack, 4) record the wet mix but monitor dry via h/w
> monitor, or 5) stop being stupid and record all tracks dry and add the
> effects later.

    You've pretty much got it covered.  You can get a faster processor
and then 1) is not as big a problem but 5) is what I normally do.  I'm
running an Athlon 1700, Planet CCRMA (FC1), with an ST Audio DSP 2000
C-Port (envy24).


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