[Ardour-Users] ardour3, netjack, bandwidth, xruns

David Santamauro david.santamauro at gmail.com
Wed Jan 1 09:01:25 PST 2014

On 01/01/2014 11:57 AM, Brett McCoy wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 1, 2014 at 11:35 AM, David Santamauro
> <david.santamauro at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Trying to use windows orchestral VSTi(s) whose required 'dongle' is on a
>> windows machine.
>>    ardour3:midi-track-1 => slave:midi-input-1
>>    slave:audio-out-1    => ardour3:audio-track-in-1
>>    slave:audio-out-2    => ardour3:audio-track-in-2
>> Pretty simple, actually, but I'd like 48 channels of audio to come back from
>> the slave.
> I've tried using netjack for exactly this same purpose but had issues
> on the Windows side and could never get it to work reliably. I use
> QMidiNet -> ipMIDI and get back audio via the hardware instead (either
> analog, SPDIF, ADAT, etc). Of course, your Windows machine needs good
> audio hardware also, and you are limited in how many tracks you can
> record, of course, so usually I do multiple passes.
interestingly, the windows side "appears" to be behaving correctly... at 
least it seems from the master messages that *it* (the master) can't 
keep up.

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