This class-compliant device works with Windows (7, 8.1 and 10) and Mac OS systems (both 32-bit and 64-bit) without the need for drivers. When not connected to a computer, the M8U eX also works as a standalone MIDI thru or merge box.
Even though it first saw the light of day in the early 1980s, MIDI is a protocol that shows no sign of fading away, and for those of us who depend on it, it’s an ongoing relief that companies such as Kenton exist...
Firewire Audio & MIDI Interface / Control Surface [Mac/PC]
Joining the growing market for one-box devices that combine audio and MIDI interfacing with control-surface functionality, Tascam's latest Firewire unit might be all you need for multitrack recording and mixing.
Firewire and USB 2 interfaces have their advantages, but if you need serious channel counts at high sample rates, the PCI card still rules, and ESI's heavyweight recording system caters for a huge range of input and output formats at up to 192kHz.