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Questions tagged [latency]

Delays in the propagation of audio signals through a recording/processing device, esp. in DAW hardware

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Digital Piano Midi Latency Problem

I'm connecting Casio cdp-230r to PC(windows 7) using Ableton 10 and I'm experiencing massive Latency. Sound driver: ASIO4ALL(I've also tried with audio interface+ASIO). I know about reducing ...
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Delay in sound when connecting electronic drumset to a soundbar

I recently got my Alesis Nitro Mesh Kit and it's awesome when I plug in my Audio Technica headphones. However, I have tried different Samsung, Sony and LG soundbars and I can sense a very very tiny ...
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Can practice guitar through sound card and DAW a bad habit (latency)?

So I’m a guitar player for 10+ years now, and I’m still asking myself if I have any bad habit in my playing. To practice guitar, I usually have 2 choices because I’m living in an apartment, either I ...
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Easy way to beat latency with MIDI recordings

I just thought about an easy way to deal with latency in MIDI recordings and wanted to hear some opinions about it. My application for midi recordings is mostly samples piano's from NI's Komplete 11. ...
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Wireless earphones suitable for playing? (low latency)

I bought a bluetooth earphone but it got ~1 sec delay which is annoying all the time except when listening to music. What wireless technologies do you recommend instead of bluetooth? (which can be ...
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Overall Latency — nothing happens?

My understanding of latency is that, if I'm recording vocals/guitar via a line-in, there will be some delay between my playing/singing and it registering with the computer; therefore, if the latency ...
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Combine bass guitar and PC audio into Bluetooth headphones

I want to play my bass guitar along to YouTube videos on my Windows 7 PC and hear the combined mix via my Bluetooth headphones. I have two problems. I have tried a tiny USB Bluetooth adapter, it works ...
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Who do I need to do if I want to keep my buffer size low?

When I set I/O Buffer size to 64 samples (good amount as for me) I start to hear some crackles during the playback. I used this command to disable Apple Internal audio driver (because I use Focusrite ...
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Music production without low-latency software [closed]

I keep hearing that low-latency software is very important to music production, but it's very unclear to me why this is so. I'm about to try my luck with some music production after some time, but my ...
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Can MIDI latency before soft synth/audio rendering be an issue?

I have a USB MIDI keyboard attached to a Windows PC (it is recognized as a standard MIDI device). I use a virtual software synth VST-plugin (standalone or in a DAW software) I also have a (rather ...
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Bluetooth LE MIDI latency?

What is the typical added latency of using Apple's Bluetooth LE MIDI connection, versus using a (USB or Lightning) wired connection?
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How to get rid of latency experienced while using VST in Reaper?

I am using Cocos Reaper as my DAW software and am trying to record piano tracks using VST plugins downloaded from VST4FREE. As the MIDI keyboard, I am using my synthesizer - the Roland XPS 10. The ...
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Does mac os add 20 ms latency to midi?

I am exploring midi performance on OS X My test rig is a puredata patch that sends a note on on a midi interface, then measure the time it took to come back on another one. I tried different ...
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ASIO with a latency with bluetooth mic

I decided to use my handsfree as a happy microphone, despite its utter junk 8000Hz quality. It attaches to the labium of my alto recorder and it looks quite fascinating. Now I can playback the sound ...
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Typical latency from microphone to the digitized samples on a PC

I am looking to do some real time audio processing on a PC (it could be Windows or Linux). For that I need to get digitized audio data from a microphone very quickly. I am wondering what is the ...
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When does audio latency matter and not matter?

When does audio latency (physical action to heard sound) matter and/or not matter? iOS touch-to-sound latency is reported to be on the order of 50 milliSeconds, yet some musicians manage to play ...