[LAU] Mixers and Free Software (was Open Sound Control: Is it still a thing?)

worik root at worik.org
Sat May 1 04:39:54 CEST 2021

On 1/05/21 2:32 pm, worik wrote:
> Robert pointed out I should make clear the use I am looking for is live
> mixing. 
> I am getting bullied to buy a Behringer XR18.  It is totally dependent
> on software to control it.  Does any body have any information about the
> nature of the interface?
> I can find nothing useful on the web
> W


Less than five minutes after I send that I find:


It says:

> Fortunately, the XR16 (along with its siblings, the XR12 and XR18, and
> the product it was derived from, the X32) implement the Open Sound
> Control <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_Sound_Control> protocol,
> or OSC. They implement this over UDP, and once you’ve found some
> documentation, it’s reasonably straightforward. Hat tip at this point
> to Patrick-Gilles Maillot
> <https://sites.google.com/site/patrickmaillot/home> for not only
> producing a mass of documentation and code for the X32
> <https://sites.google.com/site/patrickmaillot/x32>, but also
> responding to an email asking whether he had any documentation for the
> X-Air series (XR-12/16/18)… the document he sent me was invaluable.
> (Behringer themselves responded to a tech support ticket with a brief
> but useful document too, which was encouraging.)
Very encouraging.


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