ProTools Setup for the MOTU V4HD Audio Interface

There are 3 areas under the ProTools Setup menu that need to be verified prior to starting any project. These include:

Hardware Setup (see Figure 1)

  • Confirm that MOTU V4HD is selected in the Peripherals list  


Playback Engine (see Figure 2)

  • Verify that MOTU V4HD is set as the Playback Engine
  • H/W Buffer Size should be 512 Samples
  • Host Engine, check Ignore Errors During Playback/Record and Dynamic Plug-in Processing


I/O Setup -Input and Output tabs (See Figures 3 and 4)

  • Verify that ADAT Optical 1-2, 3-4, 5-6, and 7-8 are listed in the channel column on the left
  • Verify that each of the above channels are mapped to the corresponding A-MOTU V4HD Optical Input and Output


Figure 1: Hardware Setup



Figure 2: Playback Engine


Figure 3: I/O Setup, Input 


Figure 4: I/O Setup, Output               


NOTE:  If after reading through this setup information, you are still having issues please contact Martin Walters (Warf-Pickel Room 519) or one of the Engineers...  Daniel (Room 103A) / Stacy (Room 111A)



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