[Ardour-Users] A3: 225 dB audio spike caused by automation point
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Mon Mar 18 12:29:23 PDT 2013
On 18/03/13 18:25, Polosson wrote:
> Hi, I already had the same issue, but it was due to a very close second
> point (invisible unless you zoom alot). In a general manner, I noticed
> that ardour doesn't like the "too-much close-togethe"r automation
> points, and some mega clicks appear.
> I suggest you to delete (or move) the point that causes the click, and
> see if there is not another point behind :)
> Polosson, ingénieur du son et web-développeur <http://www.polosson.com>
Thanks. I've zoomed in a long way and can't find any extraneous
My first thought was to delete/recreate the points and I will try -- I
wasn't sure whether the current session file would be useful in
troubleshooting the problem, so I've made a copy of the file.
It's a stereo track and one channel has a decaying note whilst the other
has the start of a note, slightly before the beat where the automation
point occurred. Moving the point back a fraction, to before the right
channel audio started, the click went away: returning the automation
point to the beat (and thus slightly after the RH audio starts) the
Deleting the point entirely and putting a new one in the same place (on
the beat), also causes a spike. I'll move the point back to before the
RH audio starts, it won't make any difference.
I just thought it was really weird the way this only occurs if you take
an eight-bar run up at it!
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