Atarieterno wrote:A simple comparison of the drivers tells us that for example "Export.DRV" is exactly the same for the three versions (it occupies 2.88 kby), also Foster, LAN for MidiMAN, Unitor and TimeLock; but there are others with specific versions (Midex Falcon) and new versions like SMP (SMP2, SMP3 and SMP4) that do work with backward compatibility. The striking thing is that Cubase v3 has a folder with specific drivers for the TT and they are Midex and SMP.
If there are common drivers, it may indicate that the operation with these auxiliary devices is not very different between the different computers, except Midex and SMP that include synchronisms.
Atari74user wrote:It does also work with the Falcon and CAF, as I am now using it with that combination, which is testified by SoundPool's website, and apparently is enhanced for the Falcon, not sure how. However perhaps they simply meant that the MIDEX had to be 'enhanced / hacked' to work with the Falcon, and perhaps at the time of writing the SMPII did not have drivers that worked with CAF.
Steinberg MIDEX / MIDEX+
MACMAN interfaces for those TOS machines with the lanport (forgot those)
Geerdes StarPort (forgot that too, but as I have learned, a clone of the Friendchip MM1 for Geerdes products only)
Atari74user wrote:These pretty much appear to be the heavyweights covered, and there were a few which could connect to the serial port, one which I have which I got with Breakthru V2 Plus sequencer package which essentially was a MIDI Xtra, one output from the serial port.
I love that sequencer, such a well-designed interface. Much easier than Cubase. The only reason I don't use it more often is because it can't support time signature changes. It also has no graphical controller editor. Breakthru is also the only sequencer I've tried which runs under MINT.
Yes Steinberg made a ISA card so you could use the SMPII on an IBM and I think their MIDI 3 interface could also be configured to work on an IBM.
Miguel wrote:Yes Steinberg made a ISA card so you could use the SMPII on an IBM
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