Atarieterno wrote:Recently and with enough effort, I have acquired this candy, capable of transforming an ST into a professional workstation for audio:
dhedberg wrote:What's in that huge case? Does it add any hardware to the ST? Ports?
Atarieterno wrote:dhedberg wrote:Runs under TOS, but additionally the unit runs under CHAOS (the Custom Hybrid Arts Operating System) allowing full multitasking and communication among system programs.
dhedberg wrote: Wow! Impressive!
I'm curious about CHAOS. Do you have more information on it? Does it completely replace TOS?
The Digital Master unit contains a SCSI host adapter (by ICD), DSP (digital signal processing) and digital Imput/Output hardware, a SMPTE/EBU reader/generator with chase lock, and a 760 Mby SCSI hard disk.
Imput/Outputs include balanced audio XLRs, stereo DAT RCA jacks, an unbalanced 1/4" phono jack for audio SMPTE time code, as well as the familiar DMA In/Through and a SCSI port. Up to seven hard drives can be daisy-chained off the SCSI port, allowing up to 14 hours of stereo recording.
Connection with the ST is via ribbon cable to the cartridge port, ACSI or SCSI port for more devices and RS-232 (modem port of ST) for synchronism.
Runs under TOS, but additionally the unit runs under CHAOS (the Custom Hybrid Arts Operating System) allowing full multitasking and communication among system programs.
dbsys wrote: Wow, that looks like a very professional audio recording system. I was not aware Hybrid Arts made something like this.
Does yours work?
For which Atari computer is it suitable? Which software are you using?
Atarieterno wrote:In 1990 I think that they changed the name of the company to "Digital FX" and in 1991 they closed his doors; There I lost the trace.
molofaha wrote:From memory, from reading the changelogs, the guys doing the MIDI sequencer split off and kept maintaining it till ~1998.
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