Apogee duet with Pro tools??

Discussion in 'Digital Audio' started by ashleyjnr, May 19, 2008.

  1. ashleyjnr macrumors newbie

    May 19, 2008
    Hi there
    I recently bought an Apogee duet, and use logic studio on my mac pro.

    I bought a M-audio Firewire 410 as my first interface a fews years ago. But only recently found out about Pro tools M-powered. (for those that are wondering, I am happy with logic, but do find it a bit cumbersome to work with the audio editor compared to PT - i.e. the elastic time in PT 7.4 is incredible - how do you do that in Logic - if it's possible I'd love to know??)

    I know that PT M-powered is only compatible with M-audio hardware.

    BUT.... would it be possible to connect the spidf outs from the M-audio 410 into the digital ins of my Mac pro (and likewise the spidf input to the digital output), and route that in and out of the apogee duet somehow??

    Thanks for reading
  2. Plumbstone macrumors regular


    Feb 6, 2007
    unfortunately the duet doesn't have any digital i/o and pro-tools will not recognise an aggregate device so it is not really possible.

    If you convert or record your audio as apple loops rather than wavs or aiffs then they essentially become elastic.....
  3. ashleyjnr thread starter macrumors newbie

    May 19, 2008
    Thanks for your reply plumbstone.

    I might have misunderstood your reply..
    But let me re-phrase my question. Does running PT m-powered disable core-audio? If not - could I send the digital output of PT (firewire 410) into the digital input on my MAC PRO - run an aggregate device (duet and digital ins/outs) and use the duet to convert the "digital input into core audio"??

    Sweet! thanks for the tip. Are apple loops the same quality as AIFF or WAV? Also can you then stretch individual sections? i.e if a harmony vocal didn't hold the note long enough, can you just stretch that note?

    thanks AJ
  4. rumourguy macrumors member

    Nov 27, 2008
    hunched over my mac, pathetic loser
    Im curious about this as well. is it possible to use the duet in protools LE if one buys the mbox micro?
  5. oldskool978 macrumors newbie

    Mar 28, 2010
    Click View and select FLEX. if you thought elastic time was awesome then get ready to be blown away:cool:
  6. ChrisA macrumors G4

    Jan 5, 2006
    Redondo Beach, California

    Of course, any tool you do not know well will seem cumbersome to work with.

    Logic's word for "elastic" is "Flex".

    see the section called "Introducing Flex Time" this page
  7. deej999 macrumors regular

    Apr 1, 2009

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