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Unable to hear playback of a track with Monitoring on and Z enabled

+1 vote
asked Nov 21, 2022 in Recording by tothrec (31,840 points)
Please allow playback of existing audio material for a Monitored track where low latency Z monitoring is enabled.

This is similar to other requests, but none of the others specify that it is Z monitoring that prevents us from hearing playback.

We are able to hear the playback audio on a Monitored track, but you have to disable Z and the latency goes up.

My Request:  I would like to enjoy the benefits of "green Z" latencies, but must have the ability to punch-in.

2 Answers

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answered Feb 24, 2023 by tothrec (31,840 points)
I posted the following work-around on the User Forum
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answered Feb 25, 2023 by tothrec (31,840 points)

For some reason, turning OFF Monitoring and Enabling "Audio Track monitoring mutes playback (Tape style)" seems to do what I need.

Did Presonus change the behavior of that option?

I can now hear the monitored (incoming) audio as well as the track being played back.  It is not Muted as the option would imply.

Am I missing something?