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Chico Magalh„es
02/13/12 22:48
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Florianůpolis
Brazil


 
#185919 - MIDI through rs485
Hello...
I like very much to build devices with MIDI and DMX support, (both in same device but not used in same time).
I was thinking if there is some problem to send/received MIDI data using the rs485, same as the DMX, same cable, same conector, same transceiver.
I see many advantages, It is getting very hard get MIDI conectors, specially the female, rs485 is easier to link, cables can be longer, easier to conect all devices together, less conectors on my devices, my older devices can be compatible with this with only a reprogram.
Of course, for conventional MIDI devices would be needed an interface (maybe the same used transceiver SN75176 could be used).

What do you think about this?

Thank you.

List of 25 messages in thread
TopicAuthorDate
MIDI through rs485      Chico Magalh„es      02/13/12 22:48      
   In a closed environment...        Michael Karas      02/14/12 06:38      
      Bridge      Per Westermark      02/14/12 07:25      
      That's the point      Chico Magalh„es      02/14/12 11:42      
   Why?      Kai Klaas      02/14/12 08:19      
   It is getting very hard get MIDI conectors        Andy Neil      02/14/12 09:23      
      Being a standard...      Kai Klaas      02/14/12 12:33      
      I agree      Chico Magalh„es      02/14/12 18:26      
         daisy-chain      Andy Neil      02/15/12 01:00      
            Thank you.      Chico Magalh„es      02/15/12 12:41      
            485 is not a good choice for "mobile use"      Erik Malund      02/15/12 12:46      
               Isnt same as DMX?      Chico Magalh„es      02/15/12 12:53      
                  no      Erik Malund      02/15/12 13:21      
                     Terminator together with the "sender"?      Chico Magalh„es      02/16/12 00:17      
                        No, absolutely not      Erik Malund      02/16/12 07:07      
                           RS485 Confused With MIDI      Michael Karas      02/16/12 10:46      
                              which begs a question      Erik Malund      02/16/12 10:54      
                                 Sounded more like mixing DMX/MIDI on same cable      Per Westermark      02/16/12 11:04      
                                    Wrong...      Chico Magalh„es      02/16/12 12:43      
                                 MIDI stays...      Chico Magalh„es      02/16/12 12:48      
   Look here...      Kai Klaas      02/15/12 09:27      
      Good one...      Chico Magalh„es      02/15/12 12:42      
         Only an example...      Kai Klaas      02/15/12 13:56      
            not surprising      Erik Malund      02/15/12 14:06      
            one of the cheapest you can buy      Andy Neil      02/15/12 15:59      

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