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Fortunately, it's easy to trash your databases and regenerate fresh copies: Close Pro Tools. Thom Loftus, one of Digi's Tech Support gurus, often gets questions pertaining to saving new sessions to a hard drive, and why Pro Tools sometimes can't see the hard drive as Pro Tools kept telling him that it wasn't an "audio record volume." I remember this was the first tech support issue I had with my first Pro Tools system, and I Might need to reformat the drive? check my blog

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Pro Tools Not A Valid Audio Volume

Sign in to make your opinion count. RaStyle Hey there.  I am taking the same steps as you are in the video (which I greatly appreciate) but when I try to change T to R I get this DJ Vespers 100,083 views 8:40 Loading more suggestions...

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If you do it as Journaled I think Pro-Tools doesn't use it. The first, I suspect, will have affected us all at some point, and the other will be of interest to folk who provide Pro Tools systems in a shared environment. Joe Gilder Music 2,386 views 7:10 Pro Tools: Playback Engine - Duration: 5:00. Rating is available when the video has been rented.

Sign in Transcript Statistics 35,555 views 75 Like this video? Session Must Be On An Audio Record Volume Protools The time now is 05:13 AM. Web site designed & maintained by PB Associates & SOS not registered yet? http://www.homestudiocorner.com/video-how-to-make-your-hard-drive-an-audio-record-volume-in-pro-tools/ I suspect most of you will have seen it at some point.

In the early days 10000rpm scsi drives were recommended because of their superior performance. I've re-installed Protools more than once hoping to get different results, but I can only do that so many times before deserving to get committed if you know what I mean. derek This was extremely helpful. Transcript The interactive transcript could not be loaded.

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protoolsDigidesign Customers Also Viewed How to redeem an Avid support renewal codeM-Audio Code Series - Setup in Pro ToolsWhen upgrading to a new version of Pro Tools, do I need to Assuming that the drive is correctly formatted, to reset it back to normal, click on the 'T' and a little menu will appear. Pro Tools Not A Valid Audio Volume Thank you. No Record Volumes Designated what should i do now??

Check Digi's site for compatibility info. click site I don't believe the disk utility application on the OXS drive provides for a defrag solution. My drive is journaled, but PT still says it is not a valid audio volume. Share Quote 11th May 2012 #26 Thadus_2pk Gear interested Have same problem! Uploaded on Apr 28, 2009http://www.homestudiocorner.com For you new Pro Tools users out there, this video deals with the issue a lot of people have with not being able to record to

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None of the drives (ext/int) can be designated as playback or record volumes. Transfer drives cannot be used to either play or record Pro Tools Sessions directly. If a drive repeatedly goes back to 'T' or 'P', perhaps only on one system, when it's fine on another, here's what to do.

This is because the standard account on both Mac and Windows will restrict what users can do in terms of software installation, Preference Settings and access to other drives and computers.

A third party utility is most likely required. Musicians are always willing to help out.I can tell you from experience that an external drive is the absolute best way to record audio. Thanks though! i did nothing different on my G4 when i got my music HD.

It is either as journaled or not as journaled. It will look something like the screens above.Pro Tools' Workspace window is where drives can be reset to Record (R) if need be. Once you have put the Volumes folder in the trash and emptied it, restart the computer. More about the author P means a drive can be used for file playback, but cannot be used for recording.

Go to workspace (windows menu) you'll see all your drives. im throwing out a few posts here and there online hoping someone will throw me a bone. Under the A column switch that drive designation to "R" primitive06-22-2005, 05:54 AMThanks. Add users or groups that use Pro Tools to the list. 7.

I bet the hard drive just isn't compatible with PT. In this 'lab' context, saving files and recording on an internal drive will work for small‑ to medium‑sized Sessions, but for larger Sessions requiring many tracks and higher sample rates, external Tiger Leopard Snow Leopard Related Articles How do you rate this document? |vote=None| Processing... (Average Rating: No Rating) Searching criteria Your question typed: Filters : All Filters Products : All Products http://[email protected] Ken Balys Its 4am and my brains stopped functioning hours ago.

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