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If you are loading Clarity Vx or Clarity Vx Pro on your Apple M1 computer and not receiving any audio, open your DAW using the Rosetta 2 emulator, as described below.

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Learn about various aspects and find guidelines for building your SoundGrid system. There are several factors that need to be considered, here we break them down and discuss them in depth, and provide an overview of the system as a whole.

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Learn how to set up Waves Tune, Waves Tune LT and Waves Tune Real-Time as AU MIDI-controlled effects in Logic Pro X, so you can trigger pitch corrections and manipulate recorded tracks with a MIDI keyboard.

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Learn how to set up Waves Morphoder as an AU MIDI-controlled effect in Logic Pro X, so you can control and manipulate recorded tracks with a MIDI keyboard.

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Follow these important steps to run Hear Technologies WSG Bridge for Dante with SoundGrid V13 applications.

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As of January 2020, Microsoft no longer provides support or updates for Windows 7. As of October 2021, Waves Central can no longer install plugins or activate licenses on Windows 7 machines. If you are still running Windows 7, follow the steps below.

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Displaying Waves plugins in UHD (4K) resolution display monitors is not yet officially supported in all host applications.

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Learn how to process Mono content with Waves Mono to Stereo plugins in Cubase, Nuendo and WaveLab where loading a Mono to Stereo plugin on a mono track can yield unexpected results. Follow these steps to load the Mono audio file on a stereo track.

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SoundGrid is an exclusive network. Mixing SoundGrid with other types of traffic on the same network can result in audio drops or other problems. Refer to this article for guidelines about using a SoundGrid network in a Virtual LAN (VLAN).

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Learn how to assign Waves plugin controls to your MIDI controller or keyboard. Please note that Ableton Live officially supports Waves plugins V12 and upwards in VST3 only, with MIDI Learn disabled on the plugin GUI.

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When prompted by your host application to locate the Waves Plug-Ins Folder, follow these instructions in order to direct it to the correct location.

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Waves plugin presets are managed via the WaveSystem Toolbar, where you can load factory presets and setup files and even create and save your own user presets and setup files.

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To delete a plugin preset you've created from the Waves preset menu, follow these steps.

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Learn how to calibrate touch screens on Windows computers for use with Soundgrid applications such as eMotion LV1, SuperRack and SoundGrid Studio.

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These instructions will guide you through the process of connecting your Combo hardware and installing the latest software updates.

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Consult this page for up-to-date information on Thunderbolt to Ethernet Adapters for SoundGrid networking on Mac computers.

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Learn how to share Soundgrid IO’s and between two eMotion LV1 systems. This enables you to ‘pick up’ the device’s inputs on two systems and control them separately. This feature is available in eMotion LV1 V11 and up.

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To display V10 or V11 SuperRack, eMotion LV1, SoundGrid Studio in full screen on HD & UHD (4K) resolution display monitors on Windows 10, either update to V12.8 which supports auto-scaling, or follow these steps:

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To make sure that your non-SoundGrid audio interface can connect to a SoundGrid audio network via SoundGrid Connect, please run the test listed on this page.

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Here are basic ground rules for powering your SoundGrid Setup on and off in a controlled manner.

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Learn how to set up and control the Waves OVox vocal synthesis / vocoder plugin with MIDI, use it on instruments, and convert voice to MIDI in various DAWs.

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Learn how to set up and control the Waves OVox vocal synthesis / vocoder plugin with MIDI in various DAWs, in order to achieve robotic vocals, morphing, harmonizing and talkbox effects.

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Learn how to set up and use the Waves OVox vocal synthesis / vocoder plugin on other instruments in various DAWs, to achieve effects such as a Guitar Vocoder, Bass Vocoder and more.

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Learn how to use the Waves OVox vocal synthesis / vocoder plugin to convert your vocal performances and recordings to MIDI notation in various DAWs.

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All SoundGrid applications and driver require selecting a SoundGrid network port. Some systems will display a list of available network ports; follow these steps to identify the correct port.

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This page will guide you through setting up your Windows for hosting SoundGrid applications, driver and networks.

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When building or purchasing a computer dedicated to hosting the Waves eMotion LV1 live mixer, follow the specifications and guidelines below.

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We have collected a list of common issues surrounding the topic of audio drops in a SoundGrid system: what to look for and what to avoid.

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When setting up redundant SoundGrid servers with your live console system, there are a few ways to ensure optimal performance so you can be ready for anything that may occur during a live show.

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Waves SoundGrid platform currently has three available versions: V9, V10 and V11. Use this guide to set up the correct driver version for your application, SuperRack in V11, eMotion LV1 Live Mixer in V10 and MultiRack and SoundGrid Studio in V9.

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Learn how to set up Waves MyRemote applications on iOS and Android devices, sync them with the eMotion LV1 mixer and other SoundGrid applications, to control monitor and FOH mixes with up to sixteen mobile devices.

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Learn how to set up Reaper with Waves SoundGrid ASIO/Core Audio Driver and route audio to record or playback multiple tracks from or to your SoundGrid system. Session templates are included for download.

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Learn how to set up ‘SG Connect’ to offload plugin processing to a dedicated SoundGrid server, using a non-SoundGrid audio interface, SoundGrid Studio application and the StudioRack plugin. This setup is intended for mixing purposes only.

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Learn how to use the SoundGrid Studio application to stream multi-channel audio between your DAW and a SoundGrid audio interface.

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Learn how to set up SoundGrid Studio application and StudioRack plugin to offload plugin processing, record using real-time monitoring and stream multi-channel audio to and from your DAW using a SoundGrid Server, SoundGrid Interface, Switch & Driver.

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Learn how to seamlessly switch StudioRack between input and playback monitor modes. In Reaper and Bitwig Studio, this is done with a simple auto-sync setting. In DAWs such as Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase and Studio One, this is done by setting up HUI.

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Learn how to update your Waves MidiPlus FIT controller’s firmware, to be HUI/Mackie compatible, in order to use it as your controller for Pro Tools, Logic, Ableton Live and Cubase.

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With the release of the eMotion LV1 12.8 software update, a new version of the MyMon app is available for download on the App Store and Google Play. To prevent a version mismatch between eMotion LV1 and MyMon, check the guidelines on this page.

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When transferring a SoundGrid server from setup to another, a Firmware update may be needed to match firmware and software versions. When transferring a server from a SoundGrid Rack for VENUE V10 setup to a SuperRack setup, use this workaround.

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Learn how to set up a console equipped with a Waves IO with SuperRack SoundGrid.

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Follow these instructions to setup a DiGiCo SD console & Waves SuperRack SoundGrid with remote control.

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Follow these instructions to connect a DiGiCo Quantum console to SuperRack SoundGrid and a SoundGrid server/s for audio processing and remote control, with or without server redundancy.

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Follow these instructions to connect DiGiCo SD7 Quantum engines to MultiRack SoundGrid and SoundGrid server/s for audio processing, remote control and mirroring for dual engines, with or without server redundancy.

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In order to remotely control SuperRack from your DiGiCo SD12 console, you will need to download and install the Waves for DiGiCo SD12 Driver on your console.

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Follow these instructions to set up a fully redundant DiGiCo SD7 & Waves SuperRack SoundGrid setup, incorporating two mirrored SD7 engines with separate yet mirrored SoundGrid setups.

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Follow these instructions to set up a fully redundant DiGiCo SD7 & Waves MultiRack SoundGrid setup, incorporating two mirrored SD7 engines with separate, yet mirrored Soundgrid setups.

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Software installation requires a computer connected to the internet. As part of the process, you’ll download an offline installer for Waves Central, all software, and licenses for the VENUE console.

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Learn how to control Waves MultiRack features and functions, recall snapshots via MIDI, and map MIDI controllers such as Novation Nocturn and Korg NanoKontrol 2.

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Learn how to connect a MIDI keyboard and play the pitch of Vocals with Waves Tune Real-Time in MultiRack SoundGrid.

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For most of Waves’ sample-based instruments (all except Grand Rhapsody Piano), the SD samples library is placed in a default location when installing the instrument. Here is how to move them to a location of your choice.

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Follow these instructions to connect DiGiCo SD7 Quantum engines to SuperRack SoundGrid and SoundGrid server/s for audio processing, remote control and mirroring for dual engines with or without server redundancy.

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Learn how to control Waves SuperRack features and functions, recall snapshots with MIDI and map MIDI controllers and keyboard hot keys.

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Learn how to add a separate computer to your SoundGrid network for recording and playback purposes. This article assumes you already have a supported and functional SoundGrid network.

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This is a troubleshooter for various issues that might occur with DiGiCo consoles while remotely connected to a SuperRack setup.

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Watch how to integrate the Waves SuperRack live plugin rack with your DiGiCo console setup, including basic routing, session management and system health monitoring.

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Watch tips for using the SuperRack live plugin rack with your DiGiCo console, including how to configure the same SuperRack computer with different consoles, snapshot integration, solo display inserts, and using Touch-Turn for SuperRack control.

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Learn advanced patching and routing tips for your live Waves SuperRack setup: Watch how to patch SoundGrid interfaces, console expansion cards and MADI devices, and how to set up playback and recording.

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Learn how to set up and use the Waves OVox vocal synthesis / vocoder plugin on other instruments in Logic Pro X and achieve effects such as a Guitar Vocoder, Bass Vocoder and more.

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