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MIDI Interfaces / midiman website archived
« Last post by chrisNova777 on November 16, 2018, 07:54:06 PM »

Digital Audio / Studio Products:
Audio Buddy
DigiPatch 12X6
Dman Digital Studio
Dman 2044
Flying Cow
Flying Calf A/D
Flying Calf D/A
Macintosh Midi Interfaces:

Mini Macman
Macman PT
PC Midi Interfaces:

Winman 1X1
Winman 2X2
Winman 4X4/S
Portman PC/P
Portman PC/S
Portman 2X4
Portman 4X4/S
Sound Card Midi Cables and Modules
Midi Accessories:

Rack Release
Thru 1X4
Merge 2X2
Professional Synchronizers / Video Hardware:

Syncman Plus
Video Syncman
Professional Quality Line Mixers:

MultiMixer 6
MiXiM 10
MultiMixer 10
midi - ISA (mpu-401, voyetra) / musicQuest MIDI Engine Framelock
« Last post by chrisNova777 on November 16, 2018, 02:43:02 PM »

MIDIEngine Framelock-- Windows 3.1 & Windows 95 Compatible
Professional SMPTE sync module for audio and audio/video sync
[MIDIEngine Framelock Image] The FrameLock is a professional SMPTE synchronization module ideally suited to computer-based electronic music and other applications requiring external sync. Outstanding attributes include freewheel on SMPTE IN, regeneration to SMPTE OUT, flexible system connection, and full sysex programmability. Coupled with rock solid error-free operation and a very attractive price, the FrameLock is truly in a class by itself.

Distinctive Features
Full SMPTE support--syncs to and generates all formats
MIDI Time Code output for all SMPTE-capable sequencers
Adjustable freewheel for bullet-proof synchronization
Automatic SMPTE IN regeneration to SMPTE OUT
Balanced and unbalanced line-level SMPTE signals
Complete user bits support for special requirements
1/4" stereo phone jacks for SMPTE connections
Dual MIDI ports for flexible system interconnection
Message filtering and channel remap on both MIDI ports
Fully sysex programmable without swapping cables
Activity LED for monitoring SMPTE IN and MIDI data
Pushbutton SMPTE striping for easy off-line use
Power adapter included
Attractive rugged steel enclosure
Music Quest design quality assurance
Tape deck or other device to record/play SMPTE signals
Computer MIDI interface or other MIDI compatible equipment
Audio cables with 1/4" phone plugs for SMPTE
Standard MIDI cables for all MIDI connections
Application software as required
SMPTE Connections
SMPTE IN/OUT connections are made to 1/4" stereo phone jacks. Either balanced or unbalanced signals are used for connection to any equipment using line-level audio signals. Most users connect the FrameLock directly to a tape deck with audio cables.
SMPTE Reading
The FrameLock reads all SMPTE formats, with MIDI Time Code ("MTC") output for use with all SMPTE-capable sequencers. Adjustable freewheel insures bullet-proof sync, even with corrupted or marginal time code. Unique among inexpensive sync modules, the FrameLock automatically regenerates received time code to SMPTE OUT, thus allowing re-striping of damaged sync tracks.

SMPTE Generation
All SMPTE formats may be generated with any start time. Striping may be initiated with a sysex message from a computer, or with a convenient pushbutton switch. MTC is output during generation to allow sequencing while striping tape. A unique feature allows micro-tuning of frame rates for specialized applications requiring non-standard frame rates.

MIDI Ports
Dual MIDI ports allow great flexibility in connection to any MIDI system. Port 1 is typically connected between a keyboard MIDI OUT and a computer MIDI IN port, and port 2 between the computer MIDI OUT and MIDI IN of the first playback instrument. Other connections are possible to meet your requirements. In the simplest case, the only MIDI connection required is between MIDI OUT 1 and the device to receive MTC. Note that all FrameLock features are user accessible via simple sysex comma nds received at either MIDI IN. This allows hands-free computer access for message filtering, striping SMPTE tapes, etc.

SMPTE That Works!
Drawing on over four years of experience in producing SMPTE interfaces, you'll find the FrameLock offers flawless, reliable sync: With freewheel that really works. With accurate sensitive lock without constant level tweaking. And without the timing latency error found on some popular models.
Gear Lists from artists + friends / Re: DKMA aka Dana Kelley (Rest in peace)
« Last post by chrisNova777 on November 16, 2018, 11:28:58 AM »

Versions of Apple\'s $999 Intel-based Developer Transition Kit began arriving on the doorsteps of several Mac OS X developers earlier this week, offering the first material evidence that the company will adopt the two-way serial interface known as PCI-Express in future Macs.

According to reports, the systems identify themselves as Apple Development Platform (ADP 2,1) and sport a 3.6 GHz Intel Pentium 4 with 2 MB L2 Cache, 800MHz front-side bus, and 4 DIMM slots —two of which are occupied by 512MB 533MHz DDR2 Dual Channel SDRAM modules for a total of 1GB of SDRAM.

Sources said the system\'s graphics card identifies itself as an Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900 (GMA 900). Some other reports have placed an Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 800 (GMA 800) inside the units. It\'s unclear if those reports are inaccurate, or if Apple is shipping the systems with slightly varying specs.

Perhaps the most interesting aspect of the development systems is their PCI layout, which implies that Apple will likely adopt the PCI-Express interface by the time it ships its first Intel Macs. In addition to two vacant 33 MHz, 32-bit PCI slots, the systems pack a single 1X PCI-Express slot and a single 16X PCI-Express slot —the latter of which comes occupied by a Silicon Image Orion ADD2 card offering DVI-D compatibility.

For its drive interface, sources say the development systems include a total of 4 Serial ATA (SATA) connectors. Two of the connectors are free, one is wired to a 160GB/7200rpm SATA hard disk drive and the other dangling. A 16x DVD+R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW optical drive is connected to an ATA chain.

These development-based Intel Macs appear to be shipping in a slightly modified aluminum Power Mac G5 enclosure that sports an altered cooling system consisting of a different fan configuration. Located at the rear of the unit are two USB 2.0 ports, a Gigabit Ethernet connector, and one FireWire 400 port. On the front of the unit developers have access to a headphone jack, one USB 2.0 port, one FireWire 400 Port and a micro switch that comes mounted next to the power switch and can be activated by a paperclip. However, its function is unknown.

Also shipping inside the development kit packages is a keyboard, mouse, power cable, keyboard cable, and Mac OS X 10.4.1 for Intel DVD. Sources so far have reported absolutely no luck in their attempts to boot the included copy of Mac OS X for Intel on other PC systems. In their attempts to do so, they have reportedly been met by error messages stating that the PC hardware configurations are not supported by Darwin —the underlying UNIX-based foundation to Mac OS X.

Developers who signed up to receive Developer Transition systems are actually renting the $999 hardware from Apple for a period of approximately 18 months. Apple requires that the developers make plans to return the systems to Apple within a week of December 31, 2006.
Digidesign Pro Tools / Pro Tools 11 Requirements
« Last post by chrisNova777 on November 15, 2018, 12:35:54 PM »

Mac Systems

    Computer: Avid-qualified Apple computer
mac pro, imac, mac mini, macbook pro, macbook air

    System Software: Mac OS X 10.8.4 (Mountain Lion)

    Additional Notes:
        Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) and Mac OS X 10.8.5 (Mountain Lion) are now
supported with Pro Tools 11.1.1
        There are known issues with Mac OS X 10.9
        Mac OS X 10.9.1 is supported with Pro Tools 11.1.2
    Total System RAM: 4GB minimum, 8GB required for video playback

Windows Systems

    Computer: Avid-qualified Windows-based computer
HP Z820 , HP Z800, HP Z420, HP Z400, HP Z220, Dell Precision T7600, T3600, M6700, M4700, HP EliteBook 8570w

    System Software: (64-bit) Windows 8 Professional, Windows 8,
Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, or Ultimate edition with Windows 7 Service Pack 1
       --Window 8.1 is not supported--
    Total System RAM: 4GB minimum, 8GB (or more) recommended

Additional Requirements

    iLok 2: Original iLok 1 not supported (details)
    Avid Audio Interfaces, Peripherals and Control Surfaces (details)
    Audio Drive Requirements: One or More Hard Disk Drives Dedicated for Audio Record and Playback
    System Hard Drive: Minimum 15GB free space on startup drive required for Pro Tools installation
    Graphics Card: Dedicated Graphics Card highly recommended
    Video Peripherals (details)
    Third Party Audio Interfaces (details)
    Audio File Type & Session Support:
        Supported: BWF, AIFF, MXF
        Not Supported: SD2 audio files and Pro Tools 4.x sessions and lower
            ​Pro Tools 10.3.6 or higher automatically converts SD2 audio files to compatible audio files


Minimum System Requirements:

    Intel® Mac with Mac OS X
10.8.5 (only supported below Pro Tools 12.5),  <<< Mountain Lion
10.9.5 (only supported below Pro Tools 12.8),  <<< Mavericks
10.10.5 (only supported below Pro Tools 12.8.2),  <<< Yosemite
10.11.6, 10.12.6 (only supported with Pro Tools 12.8 and above) or  <<< El Capitan
10.13.2 (Pro Tools 12.8.3 and above). <<< High Sierra
    Please find version specific qualifications in the Mac OS Compatibility Grid below.
    Intel® Core i5 processor
    16GB RAM (32GB or more recommended)
    Internet connection for installation
    15GB disk space for installation
    USB-port for iLok authorization (iLok 2 or iLok 3 required)
    USB-port, FireWire-port or Thunderbolt-port for CoreAudio-supported audio device
    Supports 64-bit AAX plug-ins in Pro Tools


    Intel® PC with
Windows 7 64-bit (Home Premium, Professional and Ultimate Editions),
    Windows 8/8.1 64-bit (Standard and Pro Editions) or
Windows 10 64-bit (Enterprise, Pro, or Home Editions)

    Please find version specific qualifications in the Windows OS Compatibility Grid below.
    Intel® Core i5 processor
    16GB RAM (32GB or more recommended)
    Internet connection for installation
    15GB disk space for installation
    USB-port for iLok authorization (iLok 2 or iLok 3 required)
    USB-port or FireWire-port for ASIO-supported audio device
    Supports 64-bit AAX plug-ins in Pro Tools
« Last post by chrisNova777 on November 15, 2018, 12:11:45 PM »
version comparison:


Referring Knowledge Base article.

These are Windows only, macOS support began with FL Studio 20. If you own FL Studio you can unlock and use versions 9 to 20.

    FL Studio 12 (December 2017)

    FL Studio 11 (September 2014)

    FL Studio 10 (October 2011)

    FL Studio 9 (February 2010)

NOTE: Versions 8 and lower, can no longer be unlocked from your user account. If you have an older version, update with your 'Lifetime Free Updates' (LFU) or if you don't have LFU it is about USD $39 in our shop. If you have a backup flregkey.reg from one of these versions, it will still work, but we can no longer generate them, otherwise they will work in trial mode.

    FL Studio 8 (June 2008)

    FL Studio 7 (January 2007)

    FL Studio 6 (January 2006)

    FL Studio 5 (January 2005)

    FL Studio 4 (Match 2004)

    FL Studio 3 (July 2002)

    FL Studio 2 (September 2000)

    FL Studio 1 (December 1997 )