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Midi timecode from stage to FOH

Postby alexnasa » Sun May 02, 2021 3:56 pm

Hi there,
I've search in the forum, and the only piece of answer I could find is 9 years old, so I'm gonna ask again.

I've just started to dig into that thing, so I'm not even sure I understood everything perfectly. My goal is to have a Cymatic Audio Utrack 24 (https://cymaticaudio.com/utrack24-productpage/) sending midi timecode to MagicQ on PC unlocked with PC Wing Compact. Budget is 400€ for a way to make that happen.

On stage I have a Utrack24 that is playing the click for the band and can play/send Standard Midi File.
I want to buy a Bomebox (https://www.bome.com/products/bomebox) that will get the midi from the Utrack24 via din, and send the midi info to FOH via ethernet.
Ethernet goes in the laptop and I use the midi timecode info into MagicQs to launch my cues.

Has this idea a chance to work or am I going in the wrong direction.

Also I know MagicQ can receive different types of timecode. Will it extract the timecode info from the SMF ? Do I have to convert SMF to SMPTE or something else?

Can MagicQ receive timecode from Ethernet ? I saw that was not possible 9 years ago, but maybe now it can ? If not is there an alternative to my idea to get MIDI timecode at FOH ? I want to avoid the 2 laptops things.

Any help, even partial, will be appreciated to its fullest.
Thanks!
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Re: Midi timecode from stage to FOH

Postby ChamSys.be » Mon May 03, 2021 8:00 am

Easiest way is converting your midi timecode to ArtNet timecode. This way it can be send via the network and you don’t need an extra interface on the pc side.
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Re: Midi timecode from stage to FOH

Postby alexnasa » Tue May 04, 2021 2:25 pm

Thanks for your reply. Can anyone advice some gear to convert to ArtNet ?
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Re: Midi timecode from stage to FOH

Postby ChamSys.be » Wed May 05, 2021 8:31 am

One of them is Visual Productions Timecore
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