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Author Topic: Opcode Midi Translator PC (May 1996)  (Read 1732 times)

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Opcode Midi Translator PC (May 1996)
« on: December 09, 2014, 12:10:27 AM »
windows only.. no mpu-401 support

works with windows 3.1 + windows 95

The MIDI Translator PC is an expandable 2 IN x 2 OUT, 32-channel parallel MIDI interface for PC compatibles. Combining rock solid Opcode performance with a unique modular architecture, the MIDI Translator PC allows an unprecedented degree of expansion and flexibility.

The exclusive Docking port of the MIDI Translator PC allows multiple units to be chained together. A single MIDI Translator PC gives the user a 2 IN x 2 OUT, 32-channel MIDI interface that connects easily to the parallel port of a PC. Quickly expand this to a 4 IN x 4 OUT, 64-channel interface by simply docking two units together. Up to four units may be connected for a 128-channel system!

Get the ultimate in convenience with the MIDI Translator PC's printer passthru port and self-power capabilities. The passthru port allows a printer to remain connected and on-line at all times--no hassles with cable swapping. A power adapter is not required for stand alone MIDI applications, making the MIDI Translator PC the choice for portable systems. A power adapter is included for using the passthru or Docking features.

The MIDI Translator PC works with all Windows 3.1, Windows 95, and Windows for Workgroups MIDI software. Rugged, small, and extremely portable, it fits perfectly alongside any notebook, laptop, or desktop PC.

Great Value
Expandable, flexible, reliable and modular--the new MIDI Translator PC sets the standard for price and performance. Its easy-to-use features and affordability make it the ideal interface for both beginning and advanced MIDI musicians. Together with Opcode's Vision for Windows sequencer and OMS (Open Music System), the MIDI Translator PC integrates seamlessly into any studio, becoming part of the total Opcode MIDI solution.

MIDI Translator PC Features

For all notebook, laptop, and desktop PCs
Works with all Windows 3.1, Windows 95 MIDI software
2 independent MIDI INs and OUTs
Supports 32 MIDI channels per module
Docking port allows easy expansion
Easily connects to the parallel port of any PC
Printer passthru port for easy on-line printing
Small and extremely portable
Status LEDs monitor MIDI IN, OUT, and power
Multi-client Windows driver included
Diagnostic software for quick system checkout
Connecting cable and power adapter included
Rock solid Opcode quality and reliability


Any IBM compatible with a parallel printer port
Windows 3.1, Windows 95 or Windows for Workgroups
MIDI compatible instrument(s)
Standard MIDI cables to connect instruments
Music software
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