When I render a virtual instrument with the setting “dry” (transfer channel settings), I have the issue that the actual pan-setting is rendered into the audio file (automation is sett to off!). The wave form of the audio is unbalanced, and even if I set the pan control to center, I hear it panned to left or right. That’s not intended and seems to be a bug. But maybe I’m missing something?
When I render a selected part of the same track, the pan setting is not rendered in (!), only if I render the whole track or if I select all the parts and render them in one steop.
I have a work-around for the problem: I glue all parts on the track together in one part, select it and then render it.
Setting the Mode to “As One Event” works fine, as does “As block events”, but only if there isn’t a gap between parts, then all the following events are hard panned, too.
Does not happen e.g with channel volume or pre gain or other parameters, just with the panning.
Same in Cubase 12.0.40, actually. Does not depend on the VSTi.
Edit: If you set the output of the instrument to “No Bus”, everything renders correctly.
I also wonder why no one else will confirm this - it is easy to reproduce, I just did it again with an new 12.0.40 project and Retrologue and opened a support ticket at Steinberg with a reference to this Post.
I’d recommend that you open a ticket, too, don’t except any helpful answers, but just to let them know that not only one person has the problem.