Soundcraft Signature 12MTK

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2017/02/19 21:34:50 (permalink)

Soundcraft Signature 12MTK

Hi All,
 
I just got this Soundcraft Signature 12MTK a few weeks ago and like it so far. I have a question about using it with Sonar Platinum, though. It installed with not problem, but when I select the audio outs it shows them as stereo pairs, not mono outs even though I have the boxed check to show mono outs. I want to be able to pull back from SP the 14 ins. I've just recorded a mono electric bass track using channel 5 on the board, routed into SP. I select Soundcraft channel 5 from my output driver /devices within SP, call up channel 5 on the MTK and it is there. My problem is that it is also on channel 6! How do I get it to play back on channel 5 only. SP is not seeing the channels as mono, only stereo pairs. Is this a Sonar fix or a Soundcraft fix?
 
What am I forgetting to do? or what am I missing?
 
I have the latest version of SP and the latest Soundcraft driver for my PC running the latest version of Windows 10 64 bit. The Soundcraft 12MTK is my audio interface. 
 
Any help at all is greatly appreciated.

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    Pragi
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    Re: Soundcraft Signature 12MTK 2017/02/20 09:47:30 (permalink)
    Hello Charlie ,
    dont know if it is much of a help,
    but an idea is to try the wdm drivers - which at least on my system
    gives more mono/stereo options to select.
     
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    Re: Soundcraft Signature 12MTK 2017/02/24 06:55:15 (permalink)
    See THIS thread and/or check in with jb101. He's been using one for a few months now.
     
    There should be 3 choices for each channel in Sonar: 1)stereo, 2)mono L, & 3)mono R.
     
    I almost bought one but chose the Behringer UFX1204 instead. Each one has excellent features for the $$ but are very different in nature.
    post edited by soens - 2017/02/24 07:19:45
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    Re: Soundcraft Signature 12MTK 2017/02/24 12:25:35 (permalink)
    I am drooling over that board myself, I spent a few days comparing features, reading reviews etc, and that was my top pick for semi digital mixers.  Downside is only one iffy effects engine and not a lot of outputs. 
    So I'd be interested to see if this is a driver issue as that's always my concern. 
    It probably is yet another device that does not play well with Sonar but works 100% with a Mac. 
     
    My top choice was a Motu Ultra lite MK4 which the only down side is there's no real mixer. But It does everything a lot of these mixers do and then some,  and it would obviously have real good drivers. So it's a solid audio interface that has huge DSP , multi in outs and remote control. The mixer is a GUI and it looks pretty cool. 
     
    http://motu.com/products/proaudio/ultralite-mk4
     
     

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    Re: Soundcraft Signature 12MTK 2017/02/24 16:19:13 (permalink)
    That MOTU looks interesting but having used a MOTU I find their menu driven-dual-button-function phylosophy a bit confusing at times. And even tho they say "All the I/O you need", there's never enough.
     
    And at $600 it would be a hard sell for me when the 12MTK is $450 and the UFX1204 is $400 (with built in 16 trk recorder).
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    Re: Soundcraft Signature 12MTK 2017/02/26 02:45:27 (permalink)
    I have the MTK 22 which i use to record our band live. Great piece of kit.

    As said above 1L, 1R, 1 Stereo etc.

    In Sonar i use Track One with 1L, Track 2 with 1R and so on.

    Cheers,
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    Re: Soundcraft Signature 12MTK 2017/02/26 06:34:16 (permalink)
    Does it matter how the PAN is set on each channel? I set my UFX1204 channel PANs to center.
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