Page 1 of 1 1
Topic Options
#904948 - 09/29/09 10:28 PM Differences between Roland RPC-1 and M-Audio R-Bus?
Starliner Offline
Planeteer


Registered: 05/19/09
Posts: 1292
Loc: Florida - Dunnellon
Hi everyone,

I have a Roland RPC-1 R-Bus card, and have a chance to pick up an M-Audio R-Bus card. I know that M-Audio built the card for Roland. Both have the R-Bus connector, but the M-Audio card also has a 15-pin connector, which connects to a cable terminating in 6 RCA female connections, plus another (BNC?) connector.
Questions:
Does anyone know what the OTHER functions are for the M-Audio card besides feeding the R-Bus?
Is the M-Audio card significantly higher in value/utility than the Roland version?
Are drivers (or a program needed) for the M-Audio card to work?
(The current owner has neither).

Thanks guys!

Starliner
_________________________
Half The Lies They Tell About Me Aren't True!

Top
#904957 - 09/29/09 11:07 PM Re: Differences between Roland RPC-1 and M-Audio R-Bus? [Re: Starliner]
uptildawn Offline
Planeteer


Registered: 12/15/01
Posts: 5751
Loc: Iowa
http://www.rolandvs2480.net/Audio%20PC%20Setup.htm

This link ought to get you somewhere.

I don't own one, but in all likelyhood, the rca jacks are for digital spdif (two-channel I/O) and stereo analog line I/O. The other connector does indeed look like a bnc jack.... that would likely be for word clock sync, but I don't know if it would be In or Out...

DanT
_________________________
uptildawn

2013 Iowa City JazzFest sets!
Dr Lonnie Smith Trio w/Jonathan Kreisberg on guitar
Pharoah Sanders Quartet
Fred Hersch Trio
These are post mixes set to single camera video (by Rich Rauch).

Top
#906260 - 10/03/09 09:17 PM Re: Differences between Roland RPC-1 and M-Audio R-Bus? [Re: uptildawn]
Starliner Offline
Planeteer


Registered: 05/19/09
Posts: 1292
Loc: Florida - Dunnellon
Thanks for the link!
Looks like this site has most of what I need.

Starliner
_________________________
Half The Lies They Tell About Me Aren't True!

Top
#906264 - 10/03/09 09:29 PM Re: Differences between Roland RPC-1 and M-Audio R-Bus? [Re: Starliner]
Starliner Offline
Planeteer


Registered: 05/19/09
Posts: 1292
Loc: Florida - Dunnellon
The BNC connector on The M-Audio Delta R-Bus card is a wordclock output, according to the M-Audio site info. Stereo analog inputs and outputs, and S/PDIF inputs and outputs are also supplied by the breakout cable from the 15-pin connector.

Starliner
_________________________
Half The Lies They Tell About Me Aren't True!

Top
#906308 - 10/04/09 12:57 AM Re: Differences between Roland RPC-1 and M-Audio R-Bus? [Re: Starliner]
uptildawn Offline
Planeteer


Registered: 12/15/01
Posts: 5751
Loc: Iowa
I guess that wordclock out would make sense, now that I think about it.
_________________________
uptildawn

2013 Iowa City JazzFest sets!
Dr Lonnie Smith Trio w/Jonathan Kreisberg on guitar
Pharoah Sanders Quartet
Fred Hersch Trio
These are post mixes set to single camera video (by Rich Rauch).

Top
Page 1 of 1 1


Hop to:
Shout Box

Who's Online
5 registered (ulank, rtwo, Dave Morris, Doofie, 1 invisible) and 34 anonymous users online.
Top Posters
41818
Jazzooo
40000
Silversmith
32942
Tom Mix
32930
Al
31584
Timster
28057
NOK
24618
Ismellelephant
24316
gonzo
23192
paulb
22383
RGR
22247
Popmann
21932
Doughboy
21125
fonts
20122
flatcat
19598
vvvm
19578
moontan
19121
Marty Gilman
18750
Jammer
18725
T57Strat
18325
String Jammer
Forum Stats
19701 Members
35 Forums
116071 Topics
1308183 Posts

Max Online: 216 @ 05/19/14 08:55 AM
Newest Members
trust3tones, vshead, kennyd, Wicked, dasouth
19701 Registered Users

Generated in 0.033 seconds in which 0.024 seconds were spent on a total of 14 queries. Zlib compression disabled.