BR-900CD, BR-900: Removing Silence at the Beginning of a Recording (Track Move)

Tags: erase,move,remove,beginning,silence,cut,empty

Track move is useful if you need to get rid of unwanted silence at the beginning of a track by moving your recorded material to zero on the timeline.

  1. Press UTILITY.
  2. CURSOR to TRK and then press ENTER.
  3. CURSOR to MOV and then press ENTER.
  4. Use the TIME/VALUE wheel to select TME/MES for the Edit Type and the press ENTER.
  5. CURSOR to the TR number on the left half of the display and then use the TIME/VALUE wheel to select the source track that you want to move.
  6. CURSOR to the TR number on the right half of the display and the use the TIME/VALUE wheel to select the destination track that you want to Move to--this will be the same track as the one selected in Step 5 above..

    NOTE:
    - If you need to remove silence from all individual tracks, this process will need to be repeated for each track.
    - If you want to remove silence from just a Bounce or Master mixdown, then select this form both the Source track on the left and Destination track on the right. For example: If you bounced to Track 7/8 Virtual track 2, you will select "Tr: 7/8V2   Tr: 7/8V2".
  7. Press ENTER.
  8. Use the CURSOR buttons and the TIME/VALUE wheel to select the START time of the material--when the audio actually begins to play.

    For example (time): if there are 30 seconds of silence at the beginning of the recording that you want to remove, you would select: "00:00:30-00.0".
    For example (measure): if the recording begins on measure 15, you would select: "S015-1".
  9. Press ENTER.
  10. Use the CURSOR buttons and the TIME/VALUE wheel to select the END time of the material--the end of the song.

  11. Press ENTER.
  12. Use the CURSOR buttons and the TIME/VALUE wheel to select the "T001-1" or "00:00:00-00.0".

  13. Press ENTER two times.
  14. Press the EXIT button repeatedly to return to the main screen.
  15. Repeat these steps for any additional tracks that have silence to be removed at the beginning of the recording.