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Re: Mixer with MIDI scene recall

Actually Dan, I overlooked your earlier suggestion of the Yamaha 01x. After
looking around at the second-hand prices and reading the manual, I think
that might be the type of unit I need. I've got a TC Fireworx, which will
interface via the digital send/receive, and I think it may help to sort out
some of the MIDI connectivity problems I'm facing as well. Thanks for the


> In the 90's, I was the village MIDIot for a local MI company.  Part of my
> job was showing off the equipment and the Peavey MIDI Bass was on of my
> favorites.  I used this same configuration with the exception of the 8128
> which was already out of production.  Once the rest of the kids got past
> snickering at the Peavey name, it was fun to see their faces at what that
> setup could do.  Gotta be careful with the segmented frets, though.
> (Remember the Guit-Organ? Oy!!!)
> The only available rack mount unit I've found that could replace the 
>8128 is
> the Switchblade.  It is a incredible piece of gear.  Still, at $2K, I
> suspect the price is driven more by lack of competition then by 
> Besides the line inputs, I need one good mic preamp and that's the >only<
> reason that I'd hesitate to buy one for a rack.
> dm
> www.fixedfocus.org
> ====================
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Doug Wellington [mailto:dougwellington@gmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 31, 2006 5:43 PM
> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> Subject: Re: Mixer with MIDI scene recall
> Previously:
>> Nice idea, I don't know why they dropped it.  ...years ago  ...without
>> comment. ...or replacement.
> I wondered that myself.  I still have a PLM8128 in my old bass rig,
> with the MidiBASE interface, the Spectrum Bass and the BassFex.
> Haven't turned it on for ages.  I suppose I've kept it more for
> nostalgia than anything...
> There was an expansion for the PLM8128 that you could get - IIRC, you
> could even add two for a total of 24 channels.  There once was a
> time...
> Doug  (Hmmm, maybe I'll take that rig to next year's Different Skies.
> What do you think Bill?)