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Author Topic: Midiman Portman PC/P (1996?) 16 channel pc parallel port midi interface  (Read 877 times)

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compatible with win3.1x | windows 95 | win98
compatible with any windows based midi software (cubase, logic, cakewalk, etc)
requires no power supply







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Re: Midiman Portman PC/P (1996?)
« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2017, 04:40:18 AM »
http://www.m-audio.jp/images/global/manuals/PortmanPCP_Manual.pdf
the manual explicitly mentions windows 98 compatibility!
win3.1x | windows 95 | win98

Quote
Windows 98 Driver Installation
1. Select “Add New Hardware” from the Control Panel. Press the
“Next>” button.
2. Click “Next>” again.
3. The system will now search for Plug and Play hardware.
4. If Windows does find a device, it will not be the PORTMAN PC/P
(it is not PnP). If this is the case, click on “No, the device isn’t in the
list.” Click the “Next>” button. If Windows does not find a Plug
and Play device, skip to step 5.
5. Click “No, I want to select the hardware from a list,” because you
do not want the system to search for the hardware.
6. Scroll down the list of Hardware Types and select “Sound, Video
and Game Controllers.” Click “Next>.”
7. Click on “Have Disk....”
8. Insert the PORTMAN PC/P Drivers and Diagnostics disk in Drive
A:\ and click “OK.”
9. The PORTMAN PC/P driver appears in the list. Click on “OK.”
10. Click on “Finish.” Windows will copy the driver files.
11. Check the “Enable Interface” box and select the proper Port
Address and IRQ settings that match the actual hardware settings
of your computer’s printer port.
Typically, LPT1 will be address 3BCh or 378h on a desktop computer.
Also typically, if LPT2 is installed, it will be at address 278h.
Usually LPT1 uses IRQ7 and LPT2 uses IRQ5. You may also select
other “non-standard” IRQs if required to do so — checking the
“Use Custom Port/IRQ” checkbox will make “non-standard” IRQs
available for driver use.
If you are unsure of what your Port Address is, please see the section
in this manual titled “About Your Printer Port,” or consult your
computer’s owner’s manual.
12.Once the Port Address and IRQ are selected, press the <OK> button.
13.In order for Windows to complete the new driver installation, you
will be required to exit and restart Windows. Select the <Restart
Now> button to do so.
14.Windows will restart. You will then be asked to run the one-time
calibration of the PORTMAN.