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Joined: 30/11/2012 19:37:03
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I didn't see any announcement from Presonus yet, but the new 1.2.2 beta driver is out.

If you are on a Mac, and are experiencing pops and clicks.... two words: get it!

I had all the problems trying to record anything without pops or clicks and this version finally did it.
There's still an issue with ADAT, but for straight up preamp recordings, this is working very nicely on my MBP late 2009, Core2Duo.

Which should give the Windows users with the same problems some hope that a solution is on the way as well.
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I agree -- GET IT! This one makes the 1818/VSL do everything it is supposed to do, without artifacts (on Mac -- at least on my two systems, anyhow -- and I was having significant problems when using VSL before this).
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Joined: 22/12/2011 23:44:28
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Where is the download link to get this update for the Audiobox USB? I keep getting tiny cracks/pops in my recordings that aren't heard when there are many tracks, but if I am just doing a solo guitar track they are clearly present.

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Joined: 12/03/2012 21:10:44
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In the downloads section.

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Joined: 22/12/2011 23:44:28
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cristofe wrote:In the downloads section.

Thanks for the quick response, but I am talking about for the Audiobox USB version, unless this works for that as well.

Joined: 21/09/2010 03:56:19
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The Audiobox USB is a class compliant device that you use audio midi set up to configure...
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Joined: 22/12/2011 23:44:28
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Okay, so then how do I resolve getting rid of these random little clicks/pops from my audio recordings? It just started to randomly happen this past month, and I have replaced almost everything in my computer (new SSD drive, more RAM, most updated MAC OS system, etc), and yet i still have these clicks and pops. I do not even need to record anything; if I do input monitoring i will hear these little pops every once in a while come in and out. It has nothing to do with the buffer size, as it will happen at any setting. Any help is greatly appreciated.

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Joined: 14/01/2013 10:27:01
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Location: Bay Area, CA

I was curious.. what are the ADAT issues you speak of?
Presonus 16.4.2 / 1818VSL / HP4

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The issues are listed in the release notes.

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Joined: 20/04/2013 06:07:53
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Replaced my M-Audio FastTrack Pro with an 1818VSL two weeks ago. Had high expectations for the new unit, but the pops and clicks were driving me crazy. The old 'cheap' interface was quieter than the new more expensive one. I played with buffer sizes and all of the other "recommended" settings and still had pops & clicks. I was ready to send it back to Sweetwater for a refund/replacement. As a last resort, I downloaded the Beta 1.2.2. This upgrade made a huge difference, no more annoying background noises in my recordings.

Thank you PreSonus!

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