[LAU] Multi-port MIDI interface for PC ?

Clemens Ladisch cladisch at fastmail.net
Mon Jun 2 04:35:26 EDT 2008

Andre Majorel wrote:
> - MOTU MIDI Timepiece   (around 600 EUR)
> - MOTU Express XT       (around 400 EUR)
> - MOTU MIDI Express 128 (around 200 EUR)
> I've heard complaints about the latency of the MOTU interfaces.
> How is it under Linux ?

Under Linux, these devices have infinite latency, i.e., they do not work
at all.  If somebody were to write a driver, the latency would be about
as high as in other OSes.

> Are there any other 8-I/O port interfaces still being made ?

Good question.

> Or good ones that are out of production but available on the used
> market ?

Try MidiSport 8x8 or Emagic Unitor8 or AMT8.


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