[LAU] Synchronizing 2 computer with MIDI
hollunder at gmx.at
hollunder at gmx.at
Wed Dec 3 07:03:48 EST 2008
On Sun, 30 Nov 2008 08:13:38 +0100
torbenh at gmx.de wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 10:29:15AM +0100, Mysth-R wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Yesterday I tried with a friend of mine to synchronize our
> > computers with a simple midi cable.
> > We just want to make music together, and synchronize, the transport
> > AND the tempo with a Master and a Slave.
> > After hours and hours of tests, we just made the transport sync
> > works. But we couldn't sync the tempo.
> > Someone told me on the #LAD IRC, about netjack, but it seems to be
> > to "loud" for what we want to do.
> can you explain loud ?
> > In fact, most of the softs can sync themself each other with JACK
> > transport, but can't send Midi Time Code to the midi out.
> so why not use netjack ?
> grab current jack release and go.
> it now works over wireless. use celt codec to
> reduce bitrate. should give you 4channels in both directions easiely.
> and i guess you only want 8 channels in one direction.
> > And when we even they can send Midi Time Code, it can't be sync
> > with jack transport on the other computer.
> > The top would be to find a soft which can act as a bridge between
> > Midi Time Code and Jack Transport. like for exemple :
> > First Computer : Seq24 -> Midi Time Code send to Midi out of the
> > Sound card. Second computer : -> Midi Time Code received in the
> > Midi In -> bridge on JackTransport -> and then each softs could be
> > sync.
> > The other solution :
> > First Computer : Seq24 -> JACK Transport -> BRIDGEto Midi Time Code
> > send to Midi out of the Sound card.
> > Second computer : -> Midi Time Code received in the Midi In ->
> > BRIDGE to JACKTransport -> and then each softs could be sync.
> > Is someone knows a simple solution ?
> > I am a bit disapointed
> its even sample accurate.
But is the lossy codec (celt) a good idea for a LAN?
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