Need some help with virtual instrument audio routing on Studio One

Need some help with virtual instrument audio routing on Studio One
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#1

According to this forum thread, it appears you can not have multiple instances of the same instrument on separate channels???

http://forumsarchive.presonus.com/posts/list/26891.page

I have a session in S1 right now that I’m trying to push out using:

Addictive Keys -> Upright (verse) -> Mixer channel 1 -> Lofi plugin chain
Addictive Keys -> Grand Piano (chorus) -> Mixer channel 2 -> EQ and Compression and Imaging

Is it not possible to create 2 separate channels calling 2 instances of the same plugin in this DAW??


#2

I think you just needed an excuse for a screen shot to show off all your cool effects.


#3

Oh…there’s more where that came from!!

Just kidding.

I need to figure out if there’s a way to do it. As a quick fix (because I’ve got to get this handed in) I just printed the audio of the verse piano to a stereo wav file then set the other chain. But gosh… this is not a very intuitive way of managing plugins. Then again, I’m still pretty new with Studio One. Clients requiring that I work in it so I can send the session back to him for him to study.


#4

I don’t know anything about Studio One otherwise I would try to jump in there. I am sure someone will know and help you out.


#5

I am not getting what you are wanting to do sorry. not because i don’t understand why you would want to but because i don’t understand what it is you are asking. if this is what you are asking you can duplicate with every thing in it and then manipulate it separately with a right click and and select duplicate(complete). I don’t think that is what you are after but just in case.


#6

Add that instrument plugin 2nd time on new channel?


#7

I know!! Logically right??

I don’t think it lets you do that. I think you can only have one instance of each plugin in each session.


#8

I want to have an instance of Addictive keys on stereo audio channel one.
I want to have a second instance Addictive keys on stereo audio channel two.

That was the very first thing I tried. And the behavior is very odd. This is strange, and unique to this DAW.

When you duplicate everything on a virtual instrument it creates another MIDI channel. If you use the ‘create new track’ to create a new VI instrument, then place that same instrument on it, it creates another MIDI channel but routes it to the first instance. You can have a seemingly unlimited amount of midi channels all routed to Addictive keys, but I don’t understand how to place two instances of addictive keys on two separate audio channels. (Not midi channels)

Here’s what it does - lets say I hit ‘duplicate channel’ six times.

Addictive keys (instance 1) - Midi channel 1
Addictive keys (instance 1) - Midi channel 2
Addictive keys (instance 1) - Midi channel 3
Addictive keys (instance 1) - Midi channel 4
Addictive keys (instance 1) - Midi channel 5
Addictive keys (instance 1) - Midi channel 6

What I want is this
Addictive keys (instance 1) - on its own stereo audio channel
Addictive keys (instance 2) - on a DIFFERENT stereo audio channel


#9

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so i copied and then was able to put a churongo on one bus1 and cello on bus2 and both are on midi input 1. is that what you are wanting? by the way i am running studio one 4.


#10

Its not working. Maybe its something in the settings.

I need to have Addictives grand piano on Labs 1, then Additives upright piano and Labs 2.

When I change the piano in 1, it changes the piano in 2. I also can’t put separate plugin chains on labs 1 and labs 2.

I’m using S1 pro 4.

When I click the little keyboard icon on the lower right of the stip, it pulls up the same instance for both channel strips.

Its doing the same thing when I try to use Presence or any of the other Vi’s


#11


yeah that is interesting because as you can see i have no problem with that and i can’t find where the setting is to control that yet.


#12

maybe you could send me a chunk of your project and i could try it. by the way if you hit the duplicate option and not the duplicate (complete) option it does link them to the same VI instance


#13

Dude! Thank you Eric!

It worked when I clicked duplicate complete. That allowed me to have 2 multiple instances with different patches. Then I was able to figure out what I was doing wrong.

Creating a track using this method…

…appears to yield the same result as using duplicate complete.

Regular right click and duplicate creates a midi lane (assigned to the same midi input channel) that routes to the same instance and can only route to one mixer fader. I didn’t understand why I was seeing a midi lane created in the arrange window but was not receiving an additional channel in the mixer.

That was the problem!


#14

good i am glad that worked for you. It was nice for me to figure that out now I know more about how this works.


#15

I knew you can do it as I usually have several instances of Miroslav Philharmonik running per session as I don’t know how to program it for multichannel settings so I use only one instance for say 4 voices. I am really midi-phobic :slight_smile: