When 'USB DEVICE CONNECTED' the BB goes silent


Just did the v2.0 content update, via BB Manager (BBM).
The BB is connected to my PC via USB.
BBM seems to talk to the BB fine, and when I unplug the USB I see the Song directories on the BB, and can choose songs and play them.

However, when the USB is connected ( display: USB DEVICE CONNECTED ) I cannot hear the BB at all. Whether I seek to start it by stepping on it, or whether I try to play via the BBM ‘Play’ button, I only get silence. This all used to work perfectly, as I recall, but not now. Hmmm.

If it matters, I have the SS Footswitch connected to the BB also.

So, what could be wrong, and what can I do about it?

My thanks to anyone who can provide information here!

When your pedal is connected via a USB cable to your computer, your computer sees it as an external drive.

Yes. Does that mean the BB is expected to go silent until the USB is disconnected?

Correct, the BB pedal will not be available to play until disconnected.

OK, thanks!

As it turns out, not being able to hear playback from BB Manager was a separate issue (had to reboot my audio interface!).

I was remembering being able to work with and hear BB Manager while the BB was connected via USB and mis-remembering by thinking that the BB itself was producing the sound at that time.

I much appreciate your quick reply, you may have saved me a whole afternoon of going nuts about it!

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