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Offline teroyk

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MOTU MIDI Express PC with Mac
« on: June 11, 2019, 10:01:02 AM »
I found very strange thing from MOTU MIDI Express PC, it's PC ISA-card has rack-I/O-port and Mac serial port, but not for connecting MOTU Mac devices, it is for connecting Mac  :)
Idea might be that you can make PC as slave for Mac midi program. I only find badly scanned pdf manual that missing those pages about that. DOS connection-setup program started without card and shows little mac-icon as B-port :) Maybe someday I test with real setup.
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Offline refinery

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Re: MOTU MIDI Express PC with Mac
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2019, 03:44:38 PM »
MOTU continued to support multi-computer setups through the last of their serial port interfaces. i have two MTP-AV USBs with USB + serial ports on them, I can connect a computer to both devices and I get a 17th midi port that I can send data back and forth between the computers with. Clockworks on Mac actually shows it as "2nd Computer" and you can set up a completely different routing matrix between the second computer and your midi devices.

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