First of all: The tools available in this mixing system for live sound are crazy good!
Since this was the 4th live event done with this system, here a few observations, questions and recommendations:
Just for information: I am running the LV1 host on a MACmini 2014, I7, 16GB, Bootcamp with WIN 10 on SSD, using 2 24"-touchscreens, one a DELL and one an IIYAMA in a prototype wooden frame ;).
Using screen resolution of 1366 x 768.
Custom U/I layout channels can be moved. This is fine for organizing my custom U/I, but not when doing fast moving of faders in a live moment. How can I disable the unintentional moving of single channels?
After a few hours of running, LV1 would no longer let me change between Channel, Patch and Mixer buttons. Also in channel window it would not let me change back to channel home window. This happened even though the touchscreens showed that my touches were received and thus working fine.
This triggered some seconds of panic during the show!
A workaround I found, was, double-touching on a free area of the screen.
After this the single touch for changing between the buttons was working again for a few times. Then I had to repeat the “treatment”. Any ideas on this?
New tap tempo buttons do not give reliable optical feedback to the real tapped tempo. Touching area seems way too small or simply not working reliably! A functional button defined for tap tempo worked fine.
Touching an effect name button in channel window effect send section should be directly leading to the effects channel window. Actually I have to select SEND-EFF button in the Layers column and afterwards the respective effects channel, which takes unnecessary long time.
For preparing a new session it is very impractical, that, even though I have selected an offline IO device, it is not possible to select its IOs to a channel without the hardware physically connected! An important offline functionality thus is missing!
(MIDI-) Control possibilities known from Multirack are still missing in LV1:
For example how to control (disable/enable) DEL and REV of several VoiceCentric plugins in several channels at once for dry talking between songs?
Or, how can I change the effect send volume of 4 voc and 2 sax channels at the same time without having to change scenes?
Effects assigned to DCAs are always return signals. For a delay shot it would be better to be able to assign the delay send signal, so that after the singer has sung a special phrase the send volume can be put down and the phrase will be repeated according to delay settings independently.
Cue/Solo signals are from the end of the plugin chain only.
Would be helpful to be able to also hear into the signals between the plugins.
For dynamic changes during a song it would be phantastic to have a timeline in LV1.
(Sure, this only makes sense for playing along a click signal.)
The very often acclaimed advantage and possibility to use plugin combinations found in the studio (with Studio Rack) also in live environment is actually not valid, because of the incompatibility of plugins for Soundgrid Studio and LV1.
When will this be working again?
I had a live concert where I am now mixing the multitrack recording for TV-broadcast.
Would have been nice to use the same StudioRack racks for both.
Thanks for continuously working on these many details that in the end make the best mixing experience for live sound!!