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    midi on the USB port

    Hi,

    I\'ve dedicated a PC machine to Gigastudio. My other PC is running Cubase.
    Now the problem is how to link the two PCs MIDI-wise?
    Of course one solution is to buy two 4x4 MIDI interfaces but...is it any other possibility, like emulating a MIDI interface on the USB bus? I think that I read something about this (some Yamaha drivers?), but know when I need it I cannot find any information about this.
    Can anyone advice, please?
    thanks...

    mihmar

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    Re: midi on the USB port

    Don\'t get too overly technically concerned about this, on the gigastudio computer I would use a sound card with midi ports built in like the ardvark cards. Gigastudio is recommended not to be used with USB midi ports. On the other computer however I think a standard USB midi setup would be fine. I\'m using a midiman 2x2 card on my sequencer computer and just dedicate one of the ins and outs for the Gigastudio machine. Works like a champ!

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    Re: midi on the USB port

    check out the past threads on networking or using network cards to link two computers. This topic has been discussed and explained before.

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    Re: midi on the USB port

    I am upgrading my system and was wondering about the use of USB midi interface.

    Question:
    So using USB midi interface on the PC running the sequencer works ok? Just not to use it with the computer which Gigastudio runs on? Is this right?
    Thanks
    Mahlon

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