[PD] upcoming installation - OSX, motu, midi, video

Matthew Nish-Lapidus mattn-l at rogers.com
Thu Jun 26 15:39:52 CEST 2003


i'm not sure about the multi-channel audio, but you should have no 
problem with midi or video.  i'm using both on OSX right now for 
performance and installation work.  GEM is great with PD 0.36, but not 
with 0.37.  you'll only be able to play quicktime files though, no 

so go ahead and kludge.

matt nish-lapidus



On Thursday, June 26, 2003, at 09:09 AM, Chris McCormick wrote:

> Hi,
> I've been asked to do the tech side of an art installation for a
> couple of my friends. They have a Motu828 firewire multi audio-out
> card running on OSX. Midi in will be a USB midiman breakout box
> (connected to control-voltage-to-midi converter connected to light
> sensors). Judging by posts in the last couple of days, I should be
> able to get the motu going with Pd 0.36 and port audio april version.
> Not so sure about the midi - has anyone used usb midiman box with Pd
> on OSX? I seem to remember reading that port audio midi on OSX is
> buggy. Video - has anyone compiled/run GEM currently on OSX? I need
> to play some avi/mpg/mov files in time with these midi/CV triggers
> too.
> Just thought I'd check on the list before I start kludging things
> together myself. What do you think my chances are of getting midi in,
> motu multi-audio out, and video without touching any sourcecode?
> Thanks for your comments!
> Kind Regards,
> Chris.
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