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Review | Music Technology, Jun 1987
Rick Davies casts an eye on the latest box from a company that seems to specialise in designing useful, rack-mounting MIDI processors.
Review | International Musician, Sep 1986
Two little boxes to let your MIDI gear do more than you ever thought possible — Curtis Schwartz reports
Review | Sound On Sound, Dec 1986
MIDI Patch Transmitter
This latest add-on for the popular MIDIVERB and MIDIFEX lets you control the effect patch selection remotely by hand. Tony Hastings wishes he had thought of the idea first.
Review | Music Technology, Nov 1990
From the humble origins of their Pocket Merge, Anatek have refined a powerful eight-way MIDI merging system that could become essential to the serious MIDI studio. Vic Lennard merges with the elite.
Review | Music Technology, May 1988
This American MIDI processor is possibly the most sophisticated processor currently on the market. Matt Isaacson tries out its bewildering array of facilities.
Review | Micro Music, Oct/Nov 1989
At last the MA-36 MIDI Data Analyser is here to diagnose all your MIDI illnesses
Review | Sound On Sound, Jul 1988
Capable of storing 1,984 program change commands, Digitech's recently released MIDI Pedal looks like it could be a useful accessory. Tony Wride investigates...
Review | Music Technology, Aug 1993
Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar - Sigmund Freud. Sometimes it's a MIDI crystal
Review | Music Technology, Feb 1993
MIDI Merge Box
Review | Music Technology, Sep 1991
MIDI Message Monitor/Generator
This British "black box" has so many useful MIDI applications that many people will be buying two. Tim Goodyer asks "what the hell's a Patch Commander?".
Review | Sound On Sound, Sep 1986
An interesting name for a very interesting MIDI computer product from Flinton Instruments of Oxford. Jay Chapman tells you what it does and how it can be used.
Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Jul 1985
MIDI Hardware and Software for RS232 Interface Standard
A MIDI utility hardware and software package for any RS232-equipped micro. Review by Simon Trask, who’s thinking of having RS232 fitted to himself.
Review | Sound On Sound, Aug 1988
360 Systems MIDI Merge+
Tony Wride checks out a device which can relieve many of the MIDI-induced headaches associated with even the most modest MIDI system.
Review | Sound On Sound, Jan 1991
CMS MIDI Analyst
Martin Russ looks at a solution to all your MIDI analysis problems - not software, but a new rack unit from Computer Music Systems.
Review | Sound On Sound, Sep 1992
Wireless MIDI Piggyback
Tired of being tied down by MIDI cables? With the aid of a radio mic system, MIDIman's unique TransMIDI lets you transmit MIDI data over the airwaves. Paul Ireson gets a taste of freedom.
Review | Sound On Sound, Mar 1989
Oberheim Cyclone and Systemizer Performance Effects
Oberheim's two Performance Effects units are something of a new direction for a company associated with classic analogue synths. Paul Ireson tries them out and finds a few surprises in store - not all of them pleasant.
Review | Music Technology, Mar 1989
MIDI Performance Effect
The arpeggiator is still regarded by many as "the poor man's sequencer", but Oberheim may be about to change that with a small grey box called Cyclone. Simon Trask blows hot and cold.
Review | Micro Music, Oct/Nov 1989
John Renwick has a pocketful with the pocket MIDI range from Anatek
Review | Music Technology, Nov 1989
Hands up if you've ever had to go MIDI troubleshooting - and if you'd like it to be easier next time. Gordon Reid examines the logical solution to sorting out MIDI problems.
Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Sep 1986
Akai MIDI FX
Simon Trask again, with some more MIDI outboard gear in the shape of Akai's new ME30P programmable patchbay and ME25S note separator.
Review | Sound On Sound, Mar 1990
Roland’s Computer Music range
Martin Russ looks at the evolution of Roland's approach to computers in music, culminating in their latest CM products.
Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Aug 1985
As MIDI's failings become all too apparent to thousands of musicians, Roland take the bull by the horns and come up with four processing units to make life easier. Simon Trask gives them a trial run.
Review | Music Technology, Aug 1992
MIDI Merge Box
Two into one will go...
Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Jun 1986
Simon Trask somehow finds time to examine the most sophisticated MIDI event processor of the lot. Are its facilities usable?
Review | Sound On Sound, Jul 1986
This new multi-function unit lets you physically access and modify hex code MIDI signals amongst other things. Jay Chapman discovers it may be rather more useful than most would think.