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Lou
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You asked me directly the same question. I have never tried using both USB to computer and to hard drive at the same time. It is possible you made a wrong choide of what channels to send to one or the other of the devices. Reading the manual many times, and precticing by doing everything before your event happens is the only way to be sure it will work…

I will say, though, that if the recording is important and will be valuable, record one of the other outputs to a separate external device for safety. For example, I will record from the aux record out to a Zoom recorder, or from the AES out to a Sound Devices recorder, or both!

Another tip or rule is to always monitor your recording from the end of the chain, so you know a clean signal is getting to the recorder. You cannot do that with the USB drive output, but you could with the computer and the external recorder.

So a safety backup needs to be a reliable external recording device.