[ardour-users] [LAU] Re: Problem with TAP plugins and Ardour, also what stereo EQ plugin?

Sampo Savolainen v2 at iki.fi
Tue Apr 17 11:01:03 PDT 2007

On Tue, 2007-04-17 at 12:41 -0500, Brett Clark wrote:
>         Hi,
>         I've been trying to use the TAP plugins in Ardour2 beta 12 and
>         sometimes de tracks where they are inserted become silent
>         (this is
>         using the EQ plugin). The CPU usage stays low so I don't know
>         if this 
>         is related to the denormal problem I've been reading in the
>         list
>         archives.

> Has anyone figured out a solution to this?  I recorded a session last
> Saturday ( on 99.3 ) and
> started having the same with the TAP EQ plugin on the bass track.  I
> decided to convert the
> session to Ardour2rc1 and had the same problem.  I noticed that i
> could get around the problem
> by routing the bass track to a bus and putting the TAP EQ on the bus.
> This seemed to work
> for the first couple minutes of the song, but then it would go quiet
> at a specific spot (this is
> reproducable because it happens at the exact same spot).  I watched 
> the CPU usage which stayed around 68% idle, so there didnt appear to
> be any denormalizing.
> I also use the TAP Dynamics for noise gating on other tracks and that
> works fine.

I've tried duplicating this issue but haven't been able to do that.

Can you figure out what in that session causes the plugin to be quiet?
Maybe you could whip up a session for the developers which exhibits this


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