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MOTU Performer / Re: Motu Performer 1.22 (1985/1986) (midi only) *DOWNLOAD*
« Last post by xenmaster0 on April 29, 2017, 12:18:03 AM »
I have both this program (MOTU Professional Performer 1.22) and MOTU Professional Composer on 800K Mac floppies (also on my Mac Plus hard drive). Alas, these programs will _not_ run on any Mac OS beyond 6.0.3 and will not run Macs with ROMs beyond the Mac SE30.  The SE30 had a 256K ROM, whereas the Quadra 650 had a 1 meg ROM. The SE30 had a 'dirty' ROM with some legacy 24-bit code in it, and that's probably why Performer 1.X runs on the SE30 but not the Quadras.
Tried running MOTU performer on System 7.X/8.X/9.X on both my working Quadra 650 and my beige G3 266 rev 2 with 750 MB RAM and System 8.1/9.2.2. The ROMs on both those machines crash MOTU Performer 1.X hard. Pro Composer sort of kind of runs on System 7.X, but won't save to anything, since Pro Composer 1.X requires MOTU Performer 1.X to save to MIDI files.
The only real way to run this program is on a Mac Plus or a Mac SE30.  Even a Powerbook 180 won't run it. Also, as mentioned, Performer was designed to work with Composer because the two interact. Composer reads Performer 1.X files and turns 'em into music notation, Composer also takes the notation you enter & generates Performer 1.X files which are then spat out as MIDI messages on an old MIDI interface hooked up to the Mac Plus/SE 30.
EZVision from the 1980s can read Performer 1.X files and put 'em out as MIDI too.
MOTU Professional Composer eventually turned into the standalone program Composer's Mosaic. Very unstable. Mosaic reads and writes MIDI files directly and turns 'em into notation/turns notation into MIDI files.
Hope that helps.
Cakewalk Sonar / Re: CAKEWALK DOS 5.0 "LIVE" search
« Last post by chrisNova777 on April 26, 2017, 04:42:00 PM »
thanks for recanting + sharing your experience Elgicx
all the best to you + your explorations ;)
MS-DOS 6.0 (Mar 1993) / Re: Cakewalk 5.0 for DOS (Aug 1994?) *download*
« Last post by Mixermap on April 26, 2017, 04:38:35 PM »
Thanks for the info. I will try that with Windows 10.

When I was in Italy last week I found my vintage PC stuff.
I couldn't bring back the two desktop PCs (Pentium 1 and PIII) but got a couple of ISA sound cards and my original ISA MPU401 which is definitely supported by CW5 DOS.

Will do some testing in due course as I have an old PC with ISA slots :)

I will install it the hard way, by copying the two disk images to 5 1/4 floppies...
General / RTP = real-time transport protocol
« Last post by chrisNova777 on April 26, 2017, 02:02:24 PM »

The Real-time Transport Protocol (RTP) is a network protocol for delivering audio and video over IP networks. RTP is used extensively in communication and entertainment systems that involve streaming media, such as telephony, video teleconference applications, television services and web-based push-to-talk features.

RTP typically runs over User Datagram Protocol (UDP). RTP is used in conjunction with the RTP Control Protocol (RTCP). While RTP carries the media streams (e.g., audio and video), RTCP is used to monitor transmission statistics and quality of service (QoS) and aids synchronization of multiple streams. RTP is one of the technical foundations of Voice over IP and in this context is often used in conjunction with a signaling protocol such as the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) which establishes connections across the network.
MS-DOS 6.0 (Mar 1993) / Re: Cakewalk 5.0 for DOS (Aug 1994?) *download*
« Last post by ElgickX on April 25, 2017, 07:31:40 PM »
Got it installed on Windows 7 32bit,  not even sure all that l did.....ended up dragging the install folder to desktop...
scrolled around inside the folder....double clicked on the Cakewalk DOS or Cakewalk Live icons.....they both opened
but in a small window, which l couldn't get to expand.......all just trial and error.

MIDI Thru Boxes,Mergers,Patchbays / Kenton MIDI Thru-25
« Last post by chrisNova777 on April 25, 2017, 12:07:43 PM »
Kenton MIDI Thru-25

   Power:       9V at 150mA regulated or unregulated
    Dimensions:       300mm x 54mm x 35mm
    Weight:       460g including power supply
    MIDI:       1 x In, 25 x Thru
    Power Supply:       9V switch mode power supply included with the product. Products bought directly from Kenton are supplied with the appropriate power supply for the delivery address. Four types are available, UK / EU / USA / Australia.
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MS-DOS 6.0 (Mar 1993) / Re: Cakewalk 5.0 for DOS (Aug 1994?) *download*
« Last post by chrisNova777 on April 25, 2017, 11:43:15 AM »
yea usually in most DOS installers, if all the files get dumped into the same directory
it will install seamlessly and find the files automatically and sometimes it will even bypass the insert floppy msg
because it finds the files without even asking...

of course that does nto account for the rare times when a program has different files with the same filename which then complicates things further requiring u to actually use real floppies + real floppy drive
MS-DOS 6.0 (Mar 1993) / Re: Cakewalk 5.0 for DOS (Aug 1994?) *download*
« Last post by ElgickX on April 25, 2017, 02:40:42 AM »
After unzipping the file from this site, it shows two other files, CWD5a  and CWD5b. I then copied the contents CWD5b and pasted it into CWD5a......opened it and scrolled down, double clicked on the Setup then opened
a DOS window and l kept pressing Enter until all the installation stages were completed.  All of this was done by trial and error so check it out, there might be a better way.

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