New forum user here. I’ve been a casual Cubase owner for about 10 years, just dug-in for the last year or so and began taking my studio seriously. Quick question:
I have a 12x12 setup consisting of an RME Babyface Pro which is expanded via ADAT and a PreSonus Digimax DP88. I chose the DP88 because it has both XLR preamps and DSUB connectors for line-level I/O. I have a lunchbox connected via the DSUB, and simply switch the channel on the DP88 to “direct” on any slot/channel I want to utilize on the lunchbox.
In other words, I do not have converters that are dedicated to the lunchbox. They are “borrowing” the converters on the DP88.
In Cubase, I’ve tried setting up External FX, but I am noticing that it seems to expect you have busses dedicated to those External FX. For instance, if I have a 500-series module that I want to mix through as an effect, I choose the corresponding ADAT channels and it works, but it “steals” those busses from the Inputs and Outputs that are setup in VST Connections. So, in essence, I’d have to revisit the VST Connections tab every time I want to switch between recording through the DP88’s mic pres or mixing hybrid utilizing my 500 modules.
Any thoughts on how to avoid this? I hope the description makes sense!
Thanks in advance,