How to set up Cakewalk/ Soundcard to record audio from the audio input on my soundcard

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2011/10/11 11:27:53 (permalink)

How to set up Cakewalk/ Soundcard to record audio from the audio input on my soundcard

Hi, first post here. I can't seem to get any audio through Cakewalk. For some reason, I can hear the audio through my monitors, but it isn't coming through cakewalk.
 
Not reading when I arm the track or record. I'm using Cakewalk Home Studio 2004 and an M-Audio Audiophile 2496 sound card.
 
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post edited by matt.guitarteacher - 2011/10/11 11:44:45

Cakewalk Home Studio 2004, Windows XP Home Edition, Version 2002, Service Pack 3, 32 bit, Intel Core 2 Duo CPU 2.19 GHz, 0.99 GB of RAM, Soundcard: M-Audio Audiophile 2496, Driver: 5.10.0.5057, 1/9/2006
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    Re:How to set up Cakewalk/ Soundcard to record audio from the audio input on my soundcard 2011/10/11 11:45:18 (permalink)
    Welcome to the forum.
    First, go to the M-Audio website and download and install the latest drivers for your operating system if you haven't done that already.
    Go to Options>Audio at the top and change the Driver Mode to ASIO.
    You may have to close and re-open SONAR after the change for it to take effect.
    Once that's done, go into Options>Audio again and make sure that your 24/96 is listed as both Recording and Playback Timing Masters. Under the Drivers tab, select the M-Audio's drivers and deselect anything else.
    In an audio track, set the input to whatever you have your audio source connected to.
    Click the record button in the track to see if you're getting a signal.
    You may need a mixer or other pre-amp if you're using microphones. Connect the mics to the mixer/pre-amp and the mixer's outputs to the M-Audio.
     
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    Re:How to set up Cakewalk/ Soundcard to record audio from the audio input on my soundcard 2011/10/11 11:51:05 (permalink)
    if you're wanting to hear what you're recording through cakewalk while you're recording it, then click on the INPUT ECHO button.

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    Re:How to set up Cakewalk/ Soundcard to record audio from the audio input on my soundcard 2011/10/11 11:52:11 (permalink)
    I don't specifically see an INPUT ECHO button on your screen shots and that looks like a very old version of cakewalk - what version is it exactly?

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    Re:How to set up Cakewalk/ Soundcard to record audio from the audio input on my soundcard 2011/10/11 11:53:57 (permalink)
    It's Home Studio 2004.
    post edited by matt.guitarteacher - 2011/10/11 11:54:58

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    Re:How to set up Cakewalk/ Soundcard to record audio from the audio input on my soundcard 2011/10/11 12:01:26 (permalink)
    yep - I see that in the top post now.  guess my eyes are getting old.

    anyway - it's an old program and I don't have it - I didn't start using cakewalk until SHS4.  but in order to hear what you're recording while you're recording it, you have to use INPUT ECHO.  I don't know where to find that option in HS2004.

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    Re:How to set up Cakewalk/ Soundcard to record audio from the audio input on my soundcard 2011/10/11 13:20:15 (permalink)
    I see now that you've already done the things I described above.
     
    So, you're not getting any reading on the record meters?
    Try changing the Windows record options to Delta AP 1/2 instead of multi.
    Is the webcam off?
    What is the audio source you want to record?

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    Re:How to set up Cakewalk/ Soundcard to record audio from the audio input on my soundcard 2011/10/11 14:26:04 (permalink)
     Well, I'm embarrassed. I got it working. I had the hardware connected wrong. I really appreciate everyone's input.

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    Re:How to set up Cakewalk/ Soundcard to record audio from the audio input on my soundcard 2011/10/12 07:21:18 (permalink)
    matt.guitarteacher


     Well, I'm embarrassed. I got it working. I had the hardware connected wrong. I really appreciate everyone's input.


    Thanks for coming back to tell us. We all make mistakes like that, but knowing how things were wrong and how they were solved is usefull to anyone trying to help.

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    Re:How to set up Cakewalk/ Soundcard to record audio from the audio input on my soundcard 2011/11/08 17:07:10 (permalink)
    Totally!  

    Thanks Matt for coming back and letting us know.  You are DEFINITELY in the minority.  It's so friggin annoying when you follow a thread, help someone out and really give a lot of input and then the person just all of a sudden disappears!  It happens ALL THE TIME.  I'll say it's like 80/20, with the 80% being the ones who just disappear and don't bother to come back and let us know what the fix was.  It truly doesn't matter what the solution turns out to be, just the fact that it gets resolved is what we all want to know.  I wouldn't care if you stuck your finger in a light socket and touched the other hand to your computer screen and that's what did it.  JUST TELL US!  That way when the next person comes mosying along with the same issue... BAM- there's the solution.   Anyhoo- I'm sure you get my drift

    Thanks Matt!
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