[LAD] midi beat clock

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Mon Feb 22 18:09:24 UTC 2010

Paul Davis wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 21, 2010 at 8:19 PM, Tim E. Real <termtech at rogers.com> wrote:
>> Imagine. Midi clock, active sense, tick and/or MTC all on the same line...
> the MMA specs recommend a separate MIDI cable for MTC.


Midi clock + song position pointer is useful


MTC without Midi clock and without song position pointer is useful.

It's still unclear if there are enough devices using MIDI tick, I don't 
know any.

I don't think you'll use all kinds of sync at the same time and in 
general it's a good idea to use several MIDI IOs, e.g. to use SysEx on 

Anyway, using pitch bend also causes a lot of traffic and there will be 
no trouble because of this. You shouldn't fear too much traffic, MIDI 
isn't that slow.

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