[Ardour-Users] A3: 225 dB audio spike caused by automation point

Ricardus Vincente wizardofgosz at gmail.com
Mon Mar 18 13:23:29 PDT 2013

On 03/18/2013 03:29 PM, Q wrote:

> Thanks. I've zoomed in a long way and can't find any extraneous
> automation points.
> 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
> click returns.
> 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!

 I had a similar problem with automation in one of the betas a few
months ago. My spikes weren't quite that large, but they were big. las
addressed the issue and my spikes went away.

 I'm surprised Paul hasn't chimed in here, yet.


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