i’m test-driving cubase 8 elements trial edition, and i’m running into some problems.
i’m creating an orchestral template containing 6 instances of kontakt [so 6 ‘instrument’ tracks], 42 midi tracks and 24 audio outs. routing from the midi tracks to the instrument tracks was easy enough, and setting up a master ‘group channel’ was too [i’m guessing a ‘group channel’ is the cubase name for ‘bus’], but i can’t figure out how to get kontakt’s outputs connected to the host audio track inputs. i’d like to route each kontakt output [i’ve got from 3-6 outputs on each kontakt] to one of the audio tracks so i can apply effects, add sends, etc., if i need to. how can i do this ?
when i start cubase, it resets one of the stereo input channels on my audio interface, setting all parameters for that channel to zero. looking into the ‘VST Connections - Inputs’ window, i see that this channel is the one it’s configured as its input channel by default. same thing happens when i load a vst connections preset. for example, if i’ve defined all input channels for my audio interface [rather than just the default one, above], then cubase resets ALL inputs to zero. how can i make it NOT do that? i.e., i want it to leave all the inputs ALONE, just as i had them.
when i create a vst setup and save it as a preset, my connections are in order. when i reload it, they aren’t ; for example, one of the stereo connections appears first, but i had it near the end. how can i tell cubase i want them to stay in the order i put them in ?
whenever i make a routing change [e.g., vst connections window, or track inspector bus assignment] it takes about 6 seconds for cubase to make the change. the program doesn’t respond to any controls during this time. is this ‘normal’ ?
the vst instruments / audio bay appears on the far right of the display. is there a way i can move it to the far left ?
thanks much for your input !