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Version 1.30 Update for Tascam's FW-1884 Announced

Thursday January 01, 2004
Tascam has released a major upgrade for the FW-1884 Audio/MIDI Interface and Control Surface. Version 1.30 allows the control surface to send commands to soft synths, plug-ins, and MIDI sequencers directly through its high-speed FireWire interface...
Version 1.30 Update for Tascam's FW-1884 Announced

October 8, 2004

Tascam has released a major upgrade for the FW-1884 Audio/MIDI Interface and Control Surface. Version 1.30 allows the control surface to send commands to soft synths, plug-ins, and MIDI sequencers directly through its high-speed FireWire interface.

"Though the FW-1884 has been able to control DAWs through Mackie HUI, Mackie Control and Native protocols, some users want to control their plug-ins too," explains Jim Bailey, New Products Manager for TASCAM. "This update sends standard MIDI controller data to the computer, which can be used by most soft synths and plug-ins to control parameters. Users can make minute adjustments to mastering EQs using the 100mm faders, or tweak a synth filter using the eight encoders, then go back to Computer mode for finishing a mix."

In addition to plug-in control over FireWire, FW-1884 update 1.30 adds thefollowing features:

  • GSIF-2 compatibility allows it to act as a low-latency audio and MIDI interface for GigaStudio 3
  • Improved compatibility with Apple PowerMac G5 computers

For more information, visit their web site at www.tascam.com

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