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Jules 1st September 2002 05:33 AM

Mackie controller
Have you been using yours yet?

Is it installed?


alphajerk 1st September 2002 05:42 AM

nope nope and nope... waiting on MOTU on this one. proper driver wont be released until 3.1 to take full advantage of the controller and extension packs.

and as i say that i keep getting more and more accustomed to the mouse every day. oh and i have hooked up my BIG wacom tablet to the Mac, now thats real interesting using a pen to control faders and knobs.... plus the 5 button+wheel mouse puts shortcuts right in the palm of my hand.

man, i havent even played with a mackie control yet. soon though.

TinderArts 3rd September 2002 07:26 PM

If it behaves like the Logic Control (and it should), you'll wonder how you got along without it.rollz

etherize 3rd September 2002 08:27 PM

Logic Control is now $799 at guitar center...I was waiting for Logic/protools to support the mackie control...and I was waiting for AES to see if any new options pop up...but this is getting tempting...could always buy it... and sell it for not much less when there is a better option...Hmmmm diddlydoo

alphajerk 4th September 2002 01:08 AM

i hear the logic control and the mackie control are two entirely different beasts... just the outside is the same. i also heard the mackie control wont work with logic, and the logic control wont work with other platforms. kinda strange. wonder if thats true.

Jules 4th September 2002 02:07 AM

My chum Bev (a Logic user) has a half baked doubt that Logic has worked out a special conduit / super midi connection to Logic Control. He wonders..... If the MOTU connection will be quite as.... 'marvy' a connection, whatever..... Not trying to pee on the campfire here Alpha just passing on thoughts, perhaps worth investigation.

alphajerk 4th September 2002 02:34 AM

well the midi or faders works as a pitch control so i doubt they have some special thing happening... but MOTU does have the fastest midi timing in the industry i believe.