Can't record external instrument
I don't seem to be able to record an external MIDI synth using the External Instrument device. Whenever I try to record in any way -ie freeze the track or render the mix, the recording fails after 10 attempts, saying 'waiting for external instruments or effects to become silent' each time. There's no significant audible noise on any of the inputs being recorded, so I think this is either a spurious error message, or the noise threshold is set way too low. This is quite frustrating- I can play my external synths via MIDI, but can't record their audio outputs in Live...
Anyone any thoughts on what might be going on?
I've tried routing the audio out of the track with the External Instrument on it into another track for recording, incidentally, and it's recorded with a delay, which makes that useless. I know latency with external MIDI devices is a minefield, judging my all the posts about it, so I'll leave that to another post, I think.
MacOS X 10.7.7
MOTU 828 Mk.3 (latest drivers)
MOTU MIDI Express 128
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