A place for anything retro: gaming, hardware, software, gadgets, toys, entertainment - anything!
User avatar

by McTrinsic posted Sun Apr 22, 2018 8:56 pm

Just for the record: you are talking about the Bodega Bay. The other bay was from Star Trek II ;) .

And it's a +1 for me with the Phoenix board in total. Were it not for the Phoenix Inprobably wouldn't have gotten back to Amiga.
User avatar
Lexington VA

by BloodyCactus posted Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:43 am

Shot97 wrote:I guess the breakout boxes require a separate interface card, and Roland never made one for Amiga models.

Well, the breakout box was a bit of a hack, the original interface card was basically a serial port (all the MIF-* cards), with all the circutry needed in the breakout box, this is why things like the C64 could interface to it easily, and why I dont quite get that the amiga never had an card to talk to the breakout box.. Later all the breakout box circutry was put on the interface card (MPU-IPC-* cards, music quest cards, midiman cards) and the breakout box is not needed.

Its so odd amiga never had a card. Apple II, C64, MSX, FM Towns, etc.. ST had midi built in... Such a shame, and missed opportunity when you look back at it.
--/\-[ Bloody Cactus :: http://kråketær.com :: http://mega-tokyo.com ]-/\--
User avatar

by McTrinsic posted Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:55 am

MIDI effectively is only serial. So if you have issues it could be the cabling.

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest