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Re: Issues connecting a Roland SC-55 to an old 486

in Marvin \ Sound
Alright, got my cable today ordered from https://www.serdashop.com/JoystickMIDICable and I can confirm it works perfectly fine when connected directly to my sc-55. So mistery solved, it was the cable! I am still amazed of the ability of the mt-32 unit to deal with such an imperfect cable and even …

Re: Cooling Intel dx2 66

Based on what you say, I guess my dx2 is faulty probably bc it was operated without any heatsinks by its previous owner. Damn :( I'm back to 33Mhz. I'll try the heatsink when it arrives as it's already on its way. Thanks! I forgot to report back from my experiment. My Dx2-66 is operating without …

Re: Issues connecting a Roland SC-55 to an old 486

in Marvin \ Sound
Ok, I got my setup working using the following hack: I connected the db15-midi cable directly to my mt-32, and used the midi-through of the mt-32 to feed the sc-55. Worked like a charm! The cable is obviously missing some electronics but the mt-32 copes with that pretty diligently. On a related note …

Re: Issues connecting a Roland SC-55 to an old 486

in Marvin \ Sound
Yup, I did init it by switching it on having both instrument left and right keys pressed. The demo songs play well. Hell, I can play midi files from my laptop using the usb<->midi cable. It's the 486 that won't be able to play music through it via the db15<->midi cable, but it would play the mt-32 …

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