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Offline chrisNova777

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Opcode Studio 3 (1989) 6 OUT / 2 IN MIDI Interface + SMPTE
« on: November 21, 2015, 06:29:25 AM »
im guessing this is named the studio 3 because it followed up the opcode studio plus 2 (http://www.oldschooldaw.com/forums/index.php?topic=3316.0)

Rack-mount MIDI Interface and Synchronizer
http://web.archive.org/web/19961113040200/http://www.opcode.com/products/machardware/studio3.html
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MIDI Interface with SMPTE Synchronization

The Studio 3 is a MIDI interface with SMPTE synchronization, two independent MIDI Ins, and six independent MIDI Outs. Each MIDI Out is assignable to either the printer or the modem port. The interface reads and writes all formats of SMPTE and sends MIDI Time Code to the Mac for synchronization.

Requirements: Macintosh 512K and up; MIDI instrument or MIDI compatible device.



requirements: (from the product's original box:)
Mac Os v6.0.4+ (September, 1989 -- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Mac_OS)
1MB of RAM
Apple Macintosh 512K/Plus/SE/II/IIx

so this interface was originally intended for use with these following computers that werre out in the late 80s very early 90s
http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/mac_classic/specs/mac_512k.html
http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/mac_classic/specs/mac_plus.html
http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/mac_classic/specs/mac_se.html
http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/mac_ii/specs/mac_ii.html
http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/mac_ii/specs/mac_iix.html




Features (from the original box)
-MIDI Timecode
-Direct Time Lock / Jam Sync
-SMPTE and MIDI setup software
-Reads and Writes all forms of SMTPE
-Optional SoftShoes Foot Switches
-Foot Pedal Input
-Two independant MIDI INs
-Six indepednant MIDI OUTs
-"THRU" patching of serial ports (to modem/printer peripherals)
-Complete with cables
-One year warranty
-Made in the USA
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Re: Opcode Studio 3 (1989) 6 OUT / 2 IN MIDI Interface + SMPTE
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2018, 04:55:26 PM »

heres a demo of an effective setup using this interface