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MAudio M-Track Eight

Postby Folderol » Sun Feb 17, 2019 5:09 pm

I bought one of these last August, and it failed catastrophically within a week, but I got a no-quibble replacement, tested all functions and it was fine. I used it a couple of times for recording guitar and mic into the computer, but since then only used it for playback from the computer.

When I tried to use it for recording today it's silent. Direct out is fine, and playback from the computer is. My software shows the inputs, and appears to connect them correctly, but no data is coming through.

Has anyone else seen a similar problem, or got any suggestions as to what may be wrong?
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Re: MAudio M-Track Eight

Postby Wonks » Sun Feb 17, 2019 5:20 pm

M-Audio control software not muting anything?
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Re: MAudio M-Track Eight

Postby Folderol » Sun Feb 17, 2019 6:16 pm

I sincerely hope not. The unit is advertised as USB 2, Audio Class Compliant and there was no mention of such controls in any literature.

Indeed, on their Q/A site there is this:

Will the M-Track Eight work with other DAW software?

Yes! Virtually any Mac OSX or Windows Digital Audio Workstation software capable of using USB audio interfaces will work with the M-Track Eight.
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Re: MAudio M-Track Eight

Postby Wonks » Sun Feb 17, 2019 6:25 pm

This is on Linux?
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Re: MAudio M-Track Eight

Postby Folderol » Sun Feb 17, 2019 9:08 pm

Yes. If something is identified as working without drivers on the mac, it's almost certain to do so on Linux, and at first this did.
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Re: MAudio M-Track Eight - SOLVED

Postby Folderol » Sun Feb 17, 2019 11:29 pm

I'm feeling a bit stupid now :(
Someone asked if I'd checked they hadn't been muted. Well, not muted but set to
zero :roll:

In my defence the output levels were still correct.
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Re: MAudio M-Track Eight

Postby blinddrew » Mon Feb 18, 2019 1:50 pm

Oops.
We've all been there before though.
Many times in some cases...
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