There's a lot of very understandable concern about 'noise blasts', whereby PT can unexpectedly output absolutely huge audio levels, causing danger to people's hearing, speakers and nerves. Such issues persist even in the very latest versions of Pro Tools. There are already discussions out there about identifying & fixing specific causes of these issues, but it makes sense for there to also be a broader failsafe against ...more »
When creating a new aux using 'send to new track', the output of the aux should default to the same output as the source track. This way, if you have already bussed your drums, vocals etc and go to add a new buss for reverb, parallel compression etc, it's already going to the right place. At the moment you have to remember to set its output yourself - I often forget and then wonder why strange things are happening later. ...more »
For volume automation, the scrollwheel of the mouse can be used to write/change the value, if the output window of a track is opened and the volume value is highlighted. Right now, the increments are very small, like 0.1 dB per detent. There could be a preference of how many dB one detent of the scrollwheel changes (like 0.1 or 0.5 or 1.0 or 2.0 or ...). Like with nudging clip gain. Changing the vol automation value with ...more »
Current Monitor Controllers effect the signal too much.
Pro Tools HD / Native needs remote (wired) a Monitor Controller to set the output level of the Main Outs (1-2). This way you can place your noisey hardware in another room (noise room) and have the controller set the output level "without" any audio compromise.