Hi, may I ask how you connect to your mixer? Is it via the built in wifi access point or do you use an external router to connect your ipad to the mixer? The internal AP is ok for at home or very small venues but will fail if there is a lot of devices (cell phones) trying to access the wifi. Even if they can't connect to your wifi, they saturate the AP with you not able to connect as a result. Most users therefore us an external wifi router, connected to the mixer via ethernet cable, to create a 5G wifi to connect the iPad. cheers Ulf
Ulf is spot on. I can see a bit of time has elapsed so I hope you're not disheartened. This little box is just as amazing as any digital mixer. I'll try summarizing another way if it helps... When recording live the XR18 App controls where it will send signals Your DAW decides how to receive them. Your DAW also decides where to return a signal. In turn the XR18 can choose where those signals go. (There are some handy presets in the IN/OUT, USB Returns routing page) Your initial post seems to describe your DAW as not being setup quite right. Sending a USB signal on 1/2 is a default setting for PC's. Use your DAW to send it somewhere else to make sure you can. Additionally your post highlights a Main Output issue. On the CHANNEL tab is the page of where you can send signals. Gate, EQ, Comp, Aux Bus, Effects... and finally LR Main Out, Panning & DCA groups. That LR Main Stereo button needs to be activated. (and for an idiot check have a look at the Main Fader mute button and check cables) The default settings of the mixer are set for a plug and play experience, but are for Live Mixing. Simply selecting a channel's input as USB should immediately play a source from a PC through to the Main Stereo Outs. Keep playing with it. You'll find ways that will work well for you.