I’ve had this need for a long time. I’m sure I’ve asked this question before but never got a satisfactory solution. That’s why I’m trying again: my internet radio station runs 24/7 non-stop in Auto Moudus. Works like a charm. Based on a post from @UliNobbe , I have Player 4 running during non-stop. Player 4 is routed directly to the encoder.
A few hours a week I want to make live radio via my D&R AirLite, connected to Player 1 - 3. The encoder then takes the line input. When I switch from Auto to Assist, the broadcast stops. If I restart mAirList, it works immediately. How can I fill this need without interrupting broadcast? When possible automated?
Change the player count of your existing playlist so it will only use ONE player for the automation, route it to channel 7 (use this playlist for automation so you don’t need to change all the events!)
Use a second playlist with 4 players for the manual / assisted mode, route them to Channels 4,5,6,7 (< yes, channel 7 too!)
Link the Master OUT of the Airlite to the encoder
Change your Layout to one small playlist window for the Automation and a bigger one for the assisted playlist with all four players
Whenever you want to do a live show just set your automation playlist to Assist and wait until the song has finnished (or use the fader knob of channel 7) and start your live show.
When your live show is done just open channel 7 again and start the automation playlist.
You can fade out the automation really smooth if needed and you don’t have to change the audio routing everytime you want to go live…
you can prepare your assisted playlist independently while the automation is still running
This, of course, only works when your Airlite is powered on all the time. But I wouldn’t power it off if windows is still running anyway due to the possible loss of sound card configurations then…
Based on your suggestions I created 2 playlist, both in a separate tab. I made a small adjustment: in playlist 1 I route the only player directly to the encoder, not using the AirLite at all. I just ended my live broadcast: everything went like a charm!