What is latency? Chris October 23, 2020 02:31 Updated Latency: the slight delay between the moment you play a note and hear it in your headphones or speakers after conversion and processing. For information on how to reduce latency, please see "How do I set my software's I/O buffer ?" Related articles Updating Apogee Duet 3 Firmware How do I set my software’s I/O buffer? Activating Apogee Plugins Word Clock - What's the difference between jitter and frequency drift? Clicks and Pops on the Mac Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.