Noise/Interference When Connecting MiniBrute with USB in Live.

SETUP:
Macbook Pro (2012)
Mbox Mini
APC40
Arturia MiniBrute Analog Synth
2x BX5 monitor speakers 

Hello there!

I am having problems when syncing my MiniBrute to Ableton via USB. I am connecting it via USB so that it syncs with the bpm of the project. All that is fine. The problem comes when I record arm the track, I get a loud interference noise. This noise is only present when the USB is connected and, strangely, still persists even when the MiniBrute is switched off and unplugged from the power supply.

Below are a list of things I have tried/troubleshooted so we can scratch them off;
-MiniBrute directly connected to Mbox via instrument cable is fine (as are guitars, basses, mics, etc)
-Noise still there even when MiniBrute is switched off, only disappears when USB is unplugged
-Tried 2 different USB cables, same problem
-Noise problem also occurred in Ableton 8 (recently upgraded to 9)
Any help on this matter would be greatly appreciated, I bought the MiniBrute specifically for work on a new project with Ableton and this is really holding things up!

Thanks guys!

Zig.

 

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misterhops 2 months ago | 1 comment

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  • misterhops
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    Still having huge problems with this. Can anyone help?

    Cheers!!

     

    2 months ago | 0 comments
  • Pooks
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    Are you using an USB hub or one of your USB ports on the mac?

    If your using a hub try a direct port, if your using a direct port they the other USB port.

    You say that the interference is still there when you switch off the minibrute, can you try unplugging the mini brute from tis powers supply and see if that makes any difference.

    2 months ago | 2 comments

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