Gain Problems with Zoom R 16 and GarageBand

Discussion in 'Digital Audio' started by gvdv, Nov 28, 2012.

  1. gvdv macrumors regular

    Feb 18, 2007
    I have reverted to using my Zoom R 16 as an audio interface (USB) with GarageBand after having had problems for years with my Presonus Firestudio (really loved the preamps on the Presonus, though), and I have a couple of questions related to this.

    Unfortunately, I cannot get enough quite enough gain on the GB tracks, despite cranking the R 16's trim knob and boosting GB's track gain, and am wondering if anyone has any ideas about this - today I thought about putting some kind of effect on the track in GB in order to enhance the signal, but will not be able to test this idea for a few days.

    Will this work, or are there any other ways in which people can think of either boosting the R 16's gain further, or enhancing the signal within GarageBand?


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