Author Topic: Studiocore-32 Lexicon Drivers  (Read 108 times)

Offline Syn-Fi

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Studiocore-32 Lexicon Drivers
« on: October 31, 2017, 04:14:17 AM »
hi,
has anyone managed to get this card working in a G4?  No problems in a G3 but it does not seem to work on a G4.
There maybe an early beta release for G4 out there. Lexicon do not have it, thats for sure.

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Re: Studiocore-32 Lexicon Drivers
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2017, 09:17:14 AM »
lets get the facts straight here... you have made a mistake in the title of this post that is incorrect match for this product.
the proper title for the entire package is simply : "Lexicon Studio"

(u can verify this by checking any of hte documentation and looking at the logo
https://3e7777c294b9bcaa5486-bc95634e606bab3d0a267a5a7901c44d.ssl.cf2.rackcdn.com/product_documents/documents/1045_1340210430/Studio_User_Guide_310_original.pdf)

the name "Core 32" applies to the PCI card, as expressed in this opening statement of the following article
""There are three hardware components to the Lexicon Studio: the Core-32 PCI card (1), PC-90 daughter board (2) and the LDI-12T interface. (3)" (source : http://www.mixonline.com/news/others/lexicon-studio-desktop-audio-hardware/369984)

so "studiocore-32" should be removed frm the title of this thread to avoid any further confusion or wasted effort googling the wrong title.

the original "Mk1" version of the Lexicon Studio is a product that was rolled out originally in Spring of 1998, https://web.archive.org/web/20000301051139/http://www.lexicon.com:80/Studio/homeframe.htm (MacOS 8.1 was the current OS to put that into perspective retrospect) so that would mean of course it was never tested for G4's, but it would also explain the later "mkII" revision of the Lexicon Studio, which was named the "Core-2 system" which debuted around the same time as "MacOS 9" operating system, in summer-fall of 1999. its possible there was some type of hardware conflict with the g4s different motherboard architecture, have u confirmed that there was a g4 update or are you speculating and hoping that there was one..  ?
https://web.archive.org/web/19991006012006/http://www.lexicon.com/core2/index.html

https://web.archive.org/web/20000301215511/http://www.lexicon.com:80/products/index.html
https://web.archive.org/web/19991102235542/http://www.lexicon.com:80/downloads/studio_download.htm

i believe u want to click this link to view all the information about driver files for mac:
https://web.archive.org/web/20000302005911/http://www.lexicon.com:80/downloads/core32_current_studio_download.htm

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Lexicon Studio V4.20 User Manual PDF files for PC and MAC V4.10

00_Table_420.pdf
Size: 64KB
Date: 05/11/99
Description: V420 Lexicon Studio User Guide for PC and MAC V410

01_Start_420.pdf
Size: 10KB
Date: 04/28/99
Description: V420 Lexicon Studio User Guide for PC and MAC V410

02_Instl_420.pdf
Size: 281KB
Date: 04/28/99
Description: V420 Lexicon Studio User Guide for PC and MAC V410

03_Basics_420.pdf
Size: 168KB
Date: 04/28/99
Description: V420 Lexicon Studio User Guide for PC and MAC V410

04_MMIO_420.pdf
Size: 137KB
Date: 04/28/99
Description: V420 Lexicon Studio User Guide for PC and MAC V410

05_PC90_420.pdf
Size: 215KB
Date: 04/28/99
Description: V420 Lexicon Studio User Guide for PC and MAC V410

06_Refer_420.pdf
Size: 40KB
Date: 04/28/99
Description: V420 Lexicon Studio User Guide for PC and MAC V410

07_appxA_420.pdf
Size: 112KB
Date: 04/25/99
Description: V420 Lexicon Studio User Guide for PC and MAC V410

08_appxB_420.pdf
Size: 41KB
Date: 04/25/99
Description: V420 Lexicon Studio User Guide for PC and MAC V410

09_appxC_420.pdf
Size: 14KB
Date: 04/25/99
Description: V420 Lexicon Studio User Guide for PC and MAC V410

10_appxD_420.pdf
Size: 13KB
Date: 04/25/99
Description: V420 Lexicon Studio User Guide for PC and MAC V410

safety_420.pdf
Size: 30KB
Date: 05/10/99
Description: V420 Lexicon Studio User Guide for PC and MAC V410

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Lexicon Studio V4.10 drivers for MAC (ASIO)

 

File: LexiconStudio4.10.bin
Platform: MAC
Size: 1,889KB
Date Updated: 1/4/99
Description: V4.10 Lexicon Studio MAC ASIO installer

win95.gif (1256 bytes) LexiconStudio4.10.bin

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Floppy sized self extracting archives of the Lexicon Studio V4.10 drivers for MAC (ASIO)

File: LexiconStudioInstaller.sea
Platform: MAC
Size: 1,375KB
Date Updated: 1/4/99
Description: V4.10 Lexicon Studio MAC ASIO installer, disk 1

 LexiconStudioInstaller.sea.bin

 
File: LexiconStudioInstaller.sea.2
Platform: MAC
Size: 332KB
Date Updated: 1/4/99
Description: V4.10 Lexicon Studio MAC ASIO installer, disk 2

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Low Latency V4.10 Core32 Extension (MAC)

Note: This version of the Core-32 extension is provided for users with fast CPU systems. Currently, this is an unsupported release. If you exhibit performance problems with this extension, please switch back to the 4.10 release extension. Please read the associated documention before using this driver.

File: About_Core32_10.5_mSec_Latency.txt
Platform: MAC
Size: 1K
Date Updated: 1/5/99
Description: Instructions for using the Low latency Core32 Extension.

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File: core32_10.5_mSec_latency.bin
Platform: MAC
Size: 333KB
Date Updated: 1/5/99
Description: Low Latency Core32 Extension

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Re: Studiocore-32 Lexicon Drivers
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2017, 01:45:53 AM »
re. proper title, well the drivers, the box and the brochure use some of this interchangeably [Lexicon Studiocore-32 system] so there is no correction to be made in my opinion.     See manual '...The PC-90 module can only be mounted onto a Lexicon Studio Core-32 system card' - whole system is referred to as lexicon studio but the PCi card (you make this point), drivers as 'studio core-32'...

This chap posted up a theory of ops for the unit on a sourceforge project to enable usb that never got off the ground : https://sourceforge.net/projects/lexiconstudio-i/

Had i known about the above i would picked up a LDT-10T, which i saw going without a cable and worked out the connections (it is a bespoke AMP narrow cable).   There is a service manual for the Core -2 but not for the Core-32.


as for hoping for a G4 update

well the item was hastily removed and it seems G4 drivers were promised but they don't seem to be on the FTP.  I have noticed there is a beta for faster ASIO performance and Lexicon were not fastidious about keeping documentation or drivers for these cards and so there is a chance a user may have a beta G4 release of the driver. 

Looking at the Theory of OPs there is no h/w reason for the card not to work on a G4 (cf. AMCC bus master chips on Audiomedia IIs until rev QC).   

If i can't get it to work in a G4 i may just off-load as whilst it works on Windows 98 that is not a happy environment for audio.