No midi notes recording, but sound when not

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No midi notes recording, but sound when not

Postby kevlarsushi007 » Thu Jan 23, 2014 4:59 am

Hello. I am using Cubase 6, though yes I have plans to upgrade. I think whatever problem I am experiencing is not a bug but some function I need help with.

I've used Cubase for years, but haven't been doing any recording for a while... Just edits. When I went back to trying to record lately, I found that I cannot seem to seem to record any midi events. I have tried various combinations in preferences checking and unchecking boxes for midi and the thru section.

I can play my vst instruments using the "all midi" input. Once I press record however I cannot hear the instruments anymore. I can see midi events being triggered in the transport...

When I press stop, no events are recorded, and of course I couldn't hear the notes... Not sure why I can play and hear the instruments without engaging record, but when I do the sound is muted and no notes are recorded.

What am I doing wrong. What needs to be enabled?
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Re: No midi notes recording, but sound when not

Postby thinkingcap » Thu Jan 23, 2014 10:43 am

Certainly a MIDI filter.
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Re: No midi notes recording, but sound when not

Postby kevlarsushi007 » Thu Jan 23, 2014 6:26 pm

What should I have on or off then? I have tried all sorts of combinations having them enabled or not. If I just simply deal with the "note" checkbox itself in preferences / filters, something should happen.
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Re: No midi notes recording, but sound when not

Postby thinkingcap » Thu Jan 23, 2014 8:54 pm

kevlarsushi007 wrote:What should I have on or off then? I have tried all sorts of combinations having them enabled or not. If I just simply deal with the "note" checkbox itself in preferences / filters, something should happen.

You should have all filters not enabled (apart from SysEx maybe).
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Re: No midi notes recording, but sound when not

Postby kevlarsushi007 » Fri Jan 24, 2014 2:14 am

I got things to work. At first I could then record notes but still not hear them. Finally after fiddling several times again, I got sound.

The Solution was to have all checkboxes UN-Checked, and to have the numbers 1 to 16 in the same preference menu checked (grey).

So the recording and not hearing notes issue has been solved.


I don't know if I should post in a different message for the last related question: Using my keyboard controller, everything is now working fine. Using my "yourock guitar synth" it is not. The Yourock for some reason causes and endless loop of note feedback when I play it. The last notes sustain forever til I hit the record tab to clear it off. Using my keyboard does not produce this… The notes stop when they should after I play the last one. Any idea, or should I repost this as another topic? And thanks for the previous answers which led to the solution.
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