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Opcode Studio 128x (1998) - SERIAL - Driver for WinXP & Win2k
« on: November 23, 2016, 09:00:46 PM »
Proper patchbay functionality requires Windows 3.1 Windows 95/98(first edition) or MacOS 8/9
best to use a motherboard with proper windows 95 driver support which needs a mobo from 2005 or before
Midi functionality works under XP works with a different driver but the patchbay software doesnt work on XP :(

http://web.archive.org/web/19980624093713/http://www.opcode.com/products/cross_plat_hardware/studio128x/
http://web.archive.org/web/20050201065821/http://www.davidkanemusic.com/opcode/WinOpcode.zip

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Take control of your Windows or Macintosh MIDI studio with Opcode's new Studio 128X MIDI interface. The latest in Opcode's new line of Studio X cross-platform interfaces, the Studio 128X is designed to work with both Macintosh and Windows computers.   [ Studio 128X Image]
The Studio 128X has 8 MIDI INs, 9 MIDI OUTs, 128 MIDI channels, full SMPTE synchronization, and powerful MIDI patchbay features, giving you total control over your expanding MIDI studio. With its competitive price and solid features, the Studio 128X is a must have for any MIDI studio! The Studio 128X is also OMS compatible for total integration with any OMS compatible application.
Studio 128X Feature List:

Cross Platform -- works with both Macintosh and PC computers
Windows 95, 98, 3.1 and MacOS compatible
Connects to both Mac or PC operation --no switches to change
Automatically detects Mac or PC
8 IN x 9 OUT, 128 channels, and full SMPTE support
Powerful MIDI Patchbay
Footswitch/Trigger input
Computer THRU switch for modem or printer
OMS compatible for ultimate studio integration
Studio Patches software included for powerful computer MIDI processing (Mac Only)
Rock solid Opcode reliability

file dates dated 2002 December 16th  - text file indicates Gibson Guitars Brand + 2002 date of release

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WINDOWS 2000/XP/NT SUPPORT FOR OPCODE 64X/64XTC/128X.
 
INFORMATION & INSTALL INSTRUCTIONS FOR STUDIOX DRIVER, VERSION 1.0.
 
DISCLAIMER
This driver is provided for legacy support of the Opcode Studio64X, Studio128X, and Studio64XTC. These products are no longer sold by Gibson Guitars. The driver and configuration applet are provided freely “as is”. Gibson assumes no responsibility or liability for any damage caused directly or indirectly by the use of any part of this package.  (See full disclaimer at the end of this document.)
 
LICENSE
The driver and configuration applet are copyright© 2002 by Gibson Guitar Corporation. Gibson reserves all rights. The files contained within the installation application may be used and distributed freely, so long as this document is included, and any changes from its original form are clearly identified as such.
 
SUPPORT
Customer support is currently not available for this software (or any previous Opcode software or hardware).  This driver software is made available at no charge to the public in order to provide OS upgrade compatibility for Opcode Studio”X” owners. It has been tested on Windows 2000, XP, and NT primarily with a Studio64X.
 
INSTALLATION
The driver itself must be installed manually. (Plug and play support is not possible for these devices). The driver can be installed as follows:
 
====== Windows(tm) 2000, (see instructions for Windows XP below)
 
From the Control Panel run "System".
Select the "Hardware" tab.
Click "Hardware Wizard...".
Click Next for the "Choose a Hardware Task tab".
Select "Add/Troubleshoot a device". System will pause while searching for plug-n-play devices.
From the list, choose "Add a new device".
Select "No, I want to select the hardware from a list".
Select type "Sound, video, and game controllers".
Choose "Have Disk".
When prompted, click "Browse" and select oemsetup.inf from the install directory. (The directory you specified when you ran the installation program).
Follow the prompts to complete the installation. You must reboot before using the device.
 
 
 
 
====== Windows XP, (see instructions for Windows 2000 above)
 
From the Control Panel run "System".
Select the "Hardware" tab.
Click "Add Hardware Wizard...".
Click Next. System will pause while searching for plug-n-play devices. It won't find your Opcode MIDI device.
Choose "Yes, I have already added the hardware", (whether you have or not).
A list of hardware is presented. Select "Add new hardware device", and click Next.
Select "Install the hardware that I manually selected from a list", and click Next.
Select type "Sound, video, and game controllers" and click Next.
Choose "Have Disk".
When prompted, click "Browse" and select oemsetup.inf from the install directory. (The directory you specified when you ran the installation program).
If the system asks you to insert the manufactures installation disk, do so if needed. (Be sure the path shown is the location of xtc2000.dll – which should be in the install directory).
Follow the prompts to complete the installation. You must reboot before using the device.
 
CONFIGURATION
Upon installation, a configuration dialog is shown. Use it to specify the COM port and the model of Studio X device you are using.. You can have multiple StudioX devices on multiple serial ports.
 
The same configuration dialog can be accessed at any time from the control panel. The control panel version adds a “TEST” button. Clicking it causes the Configuration dialog to detect a device automatically. (It is not always possible for this test to be accurate).
 

 
LEGAL NOTICE
 
NO WARRANTIES: TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, NEITHER GIBSON GUITAR CORPORATION, NOR ANY PERSON, EITHER EXPRESSLY OR IMPLICITLY, WARRANTS ANY ASPECT OF THIS SOFTWARE OR PROGRAM, INCLUDING ANY OUTPUT OR RESULTS OF THIS SOFTWARE OR PROGRAM. UNLESS AGREED TO IN WRITING. THIS SOFTWARE AND PROGRAM IS BEING PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY TYPE OR NATURE, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND ANY WARRANTY THAT THIS SOFTWARE OR PROGRAM IS FREE FROM DEFECTS.
 
ASSUMPTION OF RISK: THE RISK OF ANY AND ALL LOSS, DAMAGE, OR UNSATISFACTORY
PERFORMANCE OF THIS SOFTWARE OR PROGRAM RESTS WITH YOU AS THE USER. TO THE
EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, NEITHER GIBSON GUITAR CORPORATION, NOR ANY PERSON EITHER EXPRESSLY OR IMPLICITLY, MAKES ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY REGARDING THE APPROPRIATENESS OF THE USE, OUTPUT, OR RESULTS OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE OR PROGRAM IN TERMS OF ITS CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, BEING CURRENT OR OTHERWISE. NOR DO THEY HAVE ANY OBLIGATION TO CORRECT ERRORS, MAKE CHANGES, SUPPORT THIS SOFTWARE OR PROGRAM, DISTRIBUTE UPDATES, OR PROVIDE NOTIFICATION OF ANY ERROR OR DEFECT, KNOWN OR UNKNOWN. IF YOU RELY UPON THIS SOFTWARE OR PROGRAM, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK, AND YOU ASSUME THE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE RESULTS. SHOULD THIS SOFTWARE OR PROGRAM PROVE DEFECTIVE, YOU ASSUME THE COST OF ALL LOSSES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION OF ANY PROPERTY INVOLVED.
 
DISCLAIMER: IN NO EVENT, UNLESS REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAW OR AGREED TO IN
WRITING, SHALL GIBSON GUITAR CORPORATION, OR ANY PERSON BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS, EXPENSE OR DAMAGE, OF ANY TYPE OR NATURE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SOFTWARE OR PROGRAM, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, CLAIMS, SUITS OR CAUSES OF ACTION INVOLVING ALLEGED INFRINGEMENT OF COPYRIGHTS, PATENTS, TRADEMARKS, TRADE SECRETS, OR UNFAIR COMPETITION.
 
INDEMNIFICATION: TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW THROUGH THIS LICENSE, YOU,
THE LICENSEE, AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS GIBSON GUITAR CORPORATION, ITS OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES, AND ANY PERSON FROM AND AGAINST ALL CLAIMS, LIABILITIES, LOSSES, CAUSES OF ACTION, DAMAGES, JUDGMENTS, AND EXPENSES, INCLUDING THE REASONABLE COST OF ATTORNEYS' FEES AND COURT COSTS, FOR INJURIES OR DAMAGES TO THE PERSON OR PROPERTY OF THIRD PARTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATIONS, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES AND ECONOMIC LOSSES, THAT ARISE OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, MODIFICATION, OR DISTRIBUTION OF THIS SOFTWARE OR PROGRAM, ITS OUTPUT, OR ANY ACCOMPANYING DOCUMENTATION.
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Re: Opcode Studio 128x - serial Driver for Windows XP & Win2000
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2017, 12:02:18 PM »
http://vetusabandonware.com/download/Opcode%20128X%20MIDI%20Driver%20_/?id=9055
Opcode 128X serial MIDI interface driver for Windows 3.1/95, MSDOS Diagnostic utility included.

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Re: Opcode Studio 128x (1998) - SERIAL - Driver for WinXP & Win2k
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2022, 08:12:15 PM »
re: win98/win95 driver installation
the driver installation program for the 128x doesnt feature an "uninstall" feature the way the 64xtc installer does
and the only time you get a chance to specify the COM port address/irq is when you initially install the studio 128x..
after installing the driver the first time, you then have no way of uninstalling it to reinstall it to be able to specify a new COM port address irq... but there is a solution:: you edit the C:\windows\system.ini file and find the [128x] entries and edit the address + irq manually!!!  windows 9x is a pain in the ass, so many reboots!

thats how you can get it to work...