I wrote a MIDI track for hi-hat.
Opened “VST instruments” by hitting “F11”
Made 2 separate output tracks for GAone. 1 and 2
1 is intended for a kick drum so its not being used yet.
Opened media bay again, and dropped 2 samples (“open hat” and “closed hat”) on the desired pads (D1 and D#1) within GAone.
I set the output of pad “D1” to output 2 and set the output of pad D#1 also to output 2.
I now have the open and closed hi-hat samples ready together on a single output channel fader in the mixer.
The MIDI track meters on the mixer are displaying happy normal signs of life.
The meter on the mixer where the hi-hats are being routed to from GAone, totally loses it and blasts me with 100dB of white noise/square wave! The hi-hat/stereo out fader meter gets stuck for about 30 seconds beyond the peak level.
Why is this happening?
No inserts. No sends. Sample volume level inside GAone is under control. No accidental duplicates. No problems with sound card, ASIO driver, buffer size, sample rate.
Just terrible noise from the hi-hat output channel after about 5 seconds of playback. The MIDI track meter is displaying the correct info.