To pre-listen to audio in headphones without playing it through the Master outputs, you will need to use an audio interface with at least two pairs of stereo outputs.
Can I use Live 3 or later versions for playing instruments/music/vinyl through the Live Effects or VST Plug-ins?
Yes. Set up Live as you would for recording. Select “Live In” as the Input Type in the In/Out View and be sure that “Monitor through Live” is set to “yes” in the Preferences Audio tab.
Monitored/recorded audio signal of a mono source (guitar, mic, etc.) playing out of one speaker onlysignal showing only on one side of the track meter
A phase cancellation test will fail when routing returns back to an audio track.
No Audio when using an ASIO driver with Live.Using the MME/DirectX driver works fine.
Please be sure that you have the latest drivers for your audio hardware installed.
Make sure that to use the right level (line/mic)
You can change or customize Live's Metronome sound by replacing the default audio files with your own.
Arming a track and using Send and Return tracks creates a flanging audio effect.
You need to own Rane/SSLhardware, but don't need an additional soundcard. Ableton Live's output is routed to the Rane/SSLhardware