[LAU] Mixers and Free Software (was Open Sound Control: Is it still a thing?)
Bob van der Poel
bob at mellowood.ca
Sat May 1 04:48:15 CEST 2021
Is that why it's called a "digital" mixer? In my books, no knobs means no
sale. Mind you, the knobs are usually the first thing to give you problems,
so maybe it makes sense?
On Fri, Apr 30, 2021 at 7:32 PM worik <root at worik.org> wrote:
> Robert pointed out I should make clear the use I am looking for is live
> 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
> On 1/05/21 9:48 am, worik wrote:
> > On 27/04/21 7:30 pm, Peter P. wrote:
> >> * worik <root at worik.org> [2021-04-27 09:23]:
> >>> Vaguely Linux Audio related
> >>> Is Open Sound Control still a thing? Was it ever?
> > I realise I put a silly subject on my email, so I changed it.
> > I need to get a mixer, primarily for mixing live bands. At least
> > sixteen inputs, preferably more, into stereo or more channels.
> > I would like to have a interface to it from a tablet and less
> > importantly I would like wider options for controlling it over some sort
> > of IP network (TCP/IP probably). There are a lot of nice products
> > available, but it is hard for me to tell if the software and protocols
> > are ones I can use from my own software. I feel a bit like a babe in
> > the woods!
> > I am price sensitive, and I am not the only decision maker. It is hard
> > to make non technical people see the danger in a piece of equipment
> > whose main control is a app on a iPad. I want to be using it in five
> > and fifteen years from now. We will look after it.
> > My problem is identifying hardware that meets what seem like peculiar
> > requirements to others. Decision criteria.
> > The background is we have a set of amplifiers we use for community gigs
> > here in Ōtepoti, New Zealand. The missing piece is a decent mixer.
> > In this thread there have been some interesting things, a bit
> > overwhelming...
> > * Dante
> > * I am a beginner but I think MIDI and OSC are for different things
> > * LTC
> > * MTC
> > * MMC
> > * OSC in JSON
> > * "Rendering Engine" - Sara/DS100. Not sure what this is... Looks like
> > more than we need, opening up possibilities we have not thought of
> > * Monome Norns, PedalinoMini, Step Audio, Lawo,
> > Awesome!
> > Worik
> > -- If not me then who? If not now then when? If not here then where? So,
> > here I stand, I can do no other root at worik.org 021-1680650, (03) 4821804
> > Aotearoa (New Zealand)
> If not me then who? If not now then when? If not here then where?
> So, here I stand, I can do no other
> root at worik.org 021-1680650, (03) 4821804 Aotearoa (New Zealand)
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