I use Sonar X2 as my DAW, I'm primarily a Guitar Player but recently have decided it's way overdue that I learned more about Synth including how to play one properly, anyway this had led me back into the world of MIDI.
I've a had my own recording setup for the best part of 15 years but really only ever scratched the surface of what MIDI can do, right now I'm concerned with fully integrating my gear into Sonar as best I can, which is the world of Cakewalk Instrument Definitions. I recently got a Lexicon PCM80 which has me baffled programming wise, and as far as I can ascertain nobody has ever written an Editor for it, except for a vague mention of experimental one for Sound Diver (long since deceased software) so my long term goal would be to get to grips with the murky world of Sys Ex.
Sonar X2 Alesis Midiverb IV Lexicon PCM80 Roland JV2080 Novation Ultranova Yamaha DX11 Roland TD8 Drum Kit Various other bits & pieces
Admin John is very knowledgeable on this - and pretty much ALL things MIDI . . .
Check his Tutorials, recently added here . . .
The PCM80 is a very high quality Unit. We used to have 3 or 4 of them at the Uni I used to Work for.
IIRC, you can expand the internal RAM . . .
It will take TWO 1Mb or 4Mb Simms - though these days, the 30 pin types are getting hard to find . .
They were contemporary to the PCs around when the PCM80 was first introduced . . .
You need either 3 or 9 chip 70ns (or faster) SIMMS. The 8 chip ones are not supported,
Also, the 16Mb ones will fit but the PCM80 can only address 4Mb
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Welcome to the forum. I hope you find something of use here in the tutorials I've been writing now for a few years. It's a quiet place, but I suppose that's just the nature of a rather technical forum.
Certainly I'm always prepared to try to find answers to people's technical questions, if I can. With that in mind, I've just downloaded the manuals for the PCM80 to see what I can discover about the beast.
If you have some particular aspect of its operation in mind to ask questions about, please use the section for questions and ask away.
I see Chris has already posted some really useful info. about the PCM80 RAM expansion, thanks Chris.