mysterious change in song length

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mysterious change in song length

Post by simeon psimian » Sat Mar 20, 2021 11:34 pm

hello. been away for a while but i seem to be back. so....what happens when you record something on a laptop/tablet type thingy via a usb device, then mix it down on without the device, then add a track via the usb device, do a quick mixdown without, then do the same again a couple more times, and the tabtop laplet thingy's soundcard has a different sample rate to the usb device?

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Re: mysterious change in song length

Post by Support » Mon Mar 22, 2021 4:31 pm

If there's a 44100/48000 Hz issue you should hear the pitch change by about 2 semitones. Is that the case?


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Re: mysterious change in song length

Post by simeon psimian » Mon Mar 22, 2021 4:39 pm

I didn't notice that happening, but I got an unmistakable change in speed and length, seemingly depending on which device is applied for sound in and out when I press the MTS mix down button

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Re: mysterious change in song length

Post by simeon psimian » Mon Mar 22, 2021 4:42 pm

Now that you've alerted me to it I think the pitch difference might be there too but it's hard for me to hold the pitch in my head as I switch from one mix to the other

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Re: mysterious change in song length

Post by simeon psimian » Mon Mar 22, 2021 4:43 pm

Ok I'm getting more and more convinced I can hear the pitch switch too now

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Re: mysterious change in song length

Post by Support » Tue Mar 23, 2021 4:34 pm

Looks like one of the devices won't operate at 44.1 kHz. You can try recording 48 kHz. This is a setting in Song --> Song Properties. There should be no problem if both devices support 48 kHz.


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