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universal control not working no sliders are showing up and I cannot control my headphones anymore

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asked Jul 10 in Computer Based Recording & Production by blaineower (150 points)
I recently updated my computer (apple) un installed logic and resinstalled the latest update and deleted all of my programs from this computer.. I tried to get the original Audiobox (blue person application) back like I had before. I use to click that and the sliders would show up and I could adjust my monitor volume as well as my headphone volumes. now all I have is this universal control that shows up and does not let me do anything with the presonus 1818vsl I cannot turn my headphones up or hear them at all. I have the phones knob on the actual presonus1818vsl at 50% but nothing will come out of my headphones. I know it is because that app is not running. I cannot re download the legacy app that I once had because it will not be compatible with all of the new updates I just did on my computer. please help! I need to record and I cannot do anything without my headphones.

ps: I have clicked everything there is to click on universal control to try and get it to cooperate with my presonus 1818vsl and my logic like once before but nothing happens

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answered Jul 13 by paulclarke2 (26,970 points)
 
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The VSL mixer software is discontinued with current and future Universal Control device drivers. Reasons for this can be found in the link below.

http://support.presonus.com/hc/en-us/articles/210044533-AudioBox-VSL-Software-Discontinuation-Notice

The following articles address headphone routing with the AudioBox 1818VSL in OSX and Studio One.

http://support.presonus.com/entries/105172663-AudioBox-VSL-Headphone-Routing-with-Mac-OS-X-Audio-MIDI-Setup

http://support.presonus.com/entries/106338076-How-to-Create-Cue-Mix-with-AudioBox-1818-Headphones-and-Studio-One-on-Mac-OS-X

The Headphone output mirrors Output 7 & 8. So any signal routed to Outputs 7 & 8 can be heard from the Headphone Output. In Logic, setup an Aux/Bus and route the output of this Aux/Bus to Outputs 7 & 8. Route any audio you want to hear in your headphones to this Aux/Bus.
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