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Old 04-03-2012, 11:23 PM
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Originally Posted by sjp View Post
Hi guys me again

If im only using N3 as a sequncer to run VST's or hardware through Ableton and not to process or trigger audio in N3. Is there a disadvantage to running N3 as an AU in Ableton?

thanks and sorry for the questions im a N3 noob....
No worries... The answer is that even though MIDI routing with the AU is a bit simpler, the VST has better MIDI timing. This is due to Ableton supporting MIDI output from VSTs but not from AUs (so the AU has to do a round-trip through the OS X MIDI Server).

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