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Author Topic: Midiman MM-401 (1991) ISA MIDI interface  (Read 2775 times)

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Midiman MM-401 (1991) ISA MIDI interface
« on: December 06, 2014, 10:29:15 PM »

also sold as the "Emagic LOG2PC" http://www.oldschooldaw.com/forums/index.php?topic=3235.0
http://web.archive.org/web/20030210001027/http://www.m-audio.com/support/FAQ/mm401.php
http://www.m-audio.jp/images/global/manuals/MM401_Manual.pdf
http://raympoon.playgroundhk.com/bbs/midig.htm





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Package Contents
The MM-401 package consists of the interface card, a MIDI
In/Out adaptor cable, and a diagnostics and utilities disk.
Features
The MM-401 has the following features:
• 1/3 card length — fits in either 8 or 16 bit ISA slots.
• One MIDI In and one MIDI Out jack.
• Switch selectable address and interrupt/IRQ locations.
• External click metronome output.
• Runs on any PC at any speed, including PC/AT/386/486’s.
• Can be reset via a computer hardware reset.
• Accepts MIDI Time Code data in intelligent mode.
• Built-in internal timer in UART mode.

http://web.archive.org/web/19991108215232/http://www.midiman.net/Drivers/WIN401.EXE
https://www.vogonsdrivers.com/getfile.php?fileid=643&menustate=0


windows3.1 driver for the (usually DOS based) mm-401 (file will only run properly on 16bit vintage windows os)
http://web.archive.org/web/19981207012951/http://www.midiman.net/win401.exe
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Re: Midiman MM-401 (1991) ISA MIDI interface
« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2017, 02:15:54 PM »
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Re: Midiman MM-401 (1991) ISA MIDI interface
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2017, 01:30:05 AM »
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Midiman MM-401 - IBM PC Compatible MIDI Interface (1990?)



MM-401 is an IBM PC compatible MIDI interface card from Midiman, a company from California. The list price is US$99.95, but may be lower from local shops.

Midiman has taken the industry standard "MPU-401" PC interface card and given it new life. This card will work with any IBM PC or clone no matter what the clock or bus speed. That means if you have an 8088/4.77 Mhz XT or a 486/50 Mhz AT, the interface card will perform the same. Your PC will still run either slow or fast but the card's performance will not change. The card will work with any and all software designed for the "401" standard including games. It is also the only interface card that has UART timing. This function allows the PC's timer to be independent from the MIDI timing functions and, UART timing can be set via SYSEX messages. This card is 1/3 in length and will fit into any slot in your PC with 8 or 16 bits. You will also have the benefit of an external click metronome output.

The card comes with a single detailed instruction sheet. It contain all the information about installation and handling as well as all the possible addressing and interrupt settings. Using the factory defaults will likely be alright. The circuit board itself is a work of art; perfectly laid out components in an uncrowded environment. The use of Intel and Motorola IC's make for a fantastically reliably design.

Midiman makes SMPTE stuff, and now a "401" card. So the result should be very good. It will pose a threat to Music Quest and a host of others. The ROM instruction set on the card wasn't copied; it was designed from the ground up by some very capable and determined programming engineers.

The card is guaranteed for life. It also comes with free software including a System Exclusive Librarian, MIDI Viewer/Channelizer and 401 Diagnostics.