no mediabay preview sound Cubase Artist 8.5

Hello,

I’m a new user with Cubase and the issue I am having (no audio in the mediabay preview) is discussed in great detail for pro versions of the software (just disable control room) but the artist version of the software does not have a control room.

I can hear audio when I play back, and I can hear if I import an instrument track, but I can’t preview the sound before hand. I have my stereo out going to computer speakers/headphones.

Any help is greatly appreciated!