General: The consistency between the different recordings within the same episode is more important than getting one recording drier than the other. Inconsistency will lead to additional efforts in post-production and in worst cases will require re-recordings of full sessions. The aim for iDub recordings is: Similar output (Acoustic and frequency range) of all VTContinue reading “Best Practices: Engineer”
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[iDub (Mac)] How to Remove iDub Virtual Device
Right click on the Finder icon on the dock to open a contextual menu. Click on Go to Folder. Enter /Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/HAL as the path. Remove iDub virtual device drivers: iDub_VT1.driver iDub_VT2.driver iDub_VT3.driver iDub_VT4.driver iDub_VT5.driver iDub_VT6.driver iDub_VT7.driver iDub_PLAYBACK.driver
[iDub (Mac)] Pro Tools lags or runs slowly.
If Pro Tools performance is hindered significantly disable ‘Minimize Additional I/O Latency’ option from Setup > Playback Engine.
What can you do when the voice talent hears his or her own voice?
You can change the blend option to control the balance between microphone’s monitoring volume level and media volume level. Change the blend mode by pressing on the button located above the volume gain.
Checking your connections
To check if your devices are connected properly, read below: First, make sure that the iPad is connected with Apogee microphone and an earphone is connected to Apogee microphone. If the microphone is connected properly, the led bulb on the microphone will be light up in green and display the volume level. If the microphoneContinue reading “Checking your connections”
[iDub (Mac)] Video playback works on Pro Tools but it doesn’t play on voice talent’s device.
If you are able to play the video on Pro Tools, but the video does not play on voice talent’s device, you want to first check that the zerotime set for the video on MSX and the start time on Pro Tools matches each other. If they do not match each other, make changes toContinue reading “[iDub (Mac)] Video playback works on Pro Tools but it doesn’t play on voice talent’s device.”
What can be the reason for watermarking taking a long time?
iDub ensures that the content being used for the project is protected by taking the video and burning the watermark inside the images. Processing time may vary depending on the duration, resolution, and file size of the video being rendered. If the watermarking takes longer than the displayed estimated completion time on screen, contact ourContinue reading “What can be the reason for watermarking taking a long time?”
[iDub Lite] Processing for export is stuck or is taking a long time
After upload is initiated for export, both the engineer and voice talent needs to leave iDub on for the clips to be uploaded. If the upload is interrupted, application will wait for the upload to be finished before preparing the export. You can continue the export at any time by opening iDub again to restartContinue reading “[iDub Lite] Processing for export is stuck or is taking a long time”
Why did the microphone’s volume change?
Whenever the voice talent re-enter a project, the microphone’s level is set back to default. Voice talent should avoid changing the gain using the knob found on the Apogee microphone and the engineer should control the volume using the controls found in iDub.