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Mainstage: aggregate device to provide click to drummer
For some of our songs we play along with pre-recorded parts/cues. I have been using an old VS1824 but we have a gig abroad which means flying there, so I would like to use a laptop instead. I have a decent stereo interface that's more than good enough for the FoH: I wondered if I could configure an aggregate device so I can use the headphone output to provide a click+mix for the drummer? He would plug this into his in-ear monitor mixer so levels wouldn't be an issue. The audio host would be Logic Mainstage.
Anyone use this setup and have any experience? Glitching? Time shifts?
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You should do some testing to check performance and reliability with your hardware, but better still is to get a multi-output interface if this is for a live system - in general, the simpler the better, the more complex the more prone to issues.
Give it a try and let us know how it works for you.
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