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Have you ever ahd an Aux track go silent?

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I have not use aux tracks much.  I have a habit of not using new features till they have been out for a good while.  I started using aux track a little lately.  I have a project that the aux tracks keeps going dead. No sound at all.  All the ins and outs are set up correctly.   The aux tracks were just fine until I saved and reopened the file.  When it was reopened is when I noticed that the tracks sounds were missing. Not just 1 aux but several aux tracks not working.

Any Ideas about what could have caused this?? Has anyone else ever had this happen to you?

Thanks

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I have! A couple of times now, I'd send three Tom tracks to an Aux, which worked great for a session or two. Then I'd open it up later and no toms. No matter what I tried, of course with all the settings and ins/outs correct they just would not sound. Sends toms directly to mains: sound, make a NEW Aux track and send the toms there: sound.

 

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7 hours ago, Noel Borthwick said:

@Max Arwood Send me a project that has an assigned aux which is silent and I will look at it.

 

Ok I’ll. Get it too you as soon as I can. 
Thanks. 

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On 10/4/2020 at 9:49 AM, scook said:

Make sure the aux tracks have input echo enabled.

 

Just wondering why??  Has it always been this way? I don't remember having them on before.

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It works like any audio track and has always been this way.

Typically tracks using a patch point as their input, such as an aux track, never record; they simply stream the data they receive.

To hear this signal requires enabling input echo.

This is why an aux track has input echo enabled by default.

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Yes, I've seen this before. Very rarely, random enough I don't bother and just create new aux, reassign, etc.

Seem to recall it happening on some occasional track templates  (multiple bax>aux track w/ misc processing). Aux track is dead for no reason.

( Yes I know about the echo being on for aux tracks to work)

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I have seen this as well. It is a rare and seemingly random event, but recall thinking it may have been related to duplicating/deleting tracks.  

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The track that was silent was a frozen VSTi pointed to an AUX track.  I simply unfroze and refroze it and all was well. Still don't know how or when it happened.

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Never had it happen on a VST, only audio tracks.

I've had 10-12 tracks of backup vocals all through an aux that suddenly goes dead. Never mid project. Only after a re-open of the project at a later time.

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Sorry to not get back with you any sooner.  My wife has been sick - dealing with that.  I can not find the track.  I think it has something to do with having one track soloed while freezing another track pointed to an aux. Or freezing at a time where cakewalk is in an unstable conditon (midi tools lose function)  I have been trying to duplicate - but unable to (Except the midi tools This song has to be  reopened every once in a while when editing midi.  After a period of time working on the song,  the midi editing tools are unable to select notes.   It s a large project - I think that is part of the problem too.  The track could have been frozen when cakewalk was in this unstable state - when the midi tools quit functioning.  I could send it to you to see if you can figure anything out with it.

 

(ADDED - This is the same project that the AUX was silent)

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-NP5wSVf8LhsmxgmuV--voafkSUXPSPo/view?usp=sharing

 

Thanks,

Max Arwood

Edited by Max Arwood
(ADDED - This is the same project that the AUX was silent)

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