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Forum: General Discussion 08-24-2019, 02:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By Matt Darcy
Re: official apple wireless keyboard with protools keymaps

sorry - what's so special about having the apple one.

a.) apple support
b.) the apple quality is actually quite good
c.) I use the official apple keyboard a lot and I'm used to it - the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By Matt Darcy
Re: official apple wireless keyboard with protools keymaps

I'm looking for an apple one - as in a genuine apple one that has been modified, not a 3rd party make, the editors keys keyboard is not a modified apple keyboard, it is a generic wireless keyboard...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By Matt Darcy
Re: official apple wireless keyboard with protools keymaps

I can't find a wireless one that is an official apple keyboard - my wired one is an official apple with the keycaps swapped out, but I can't find the official wireless version, checked editorskeys,...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By Matt Darcy
official apple wireless keyboard with protools keymaps

This is a really specific request, but it's worth asking in my view.

Is there anywhere that sells an official Apple wirless keyboard (grey/black would be preferred) with Pro-tools key caps on...
Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By Matt Darcy
wireless keyboard with pro-tools on mac

I've been using an editors keys USB mac keyboard for a while with my pro-tools setup, it's been good, but I'm considering moving to a wireless keyboard (I use a wireless mouse).

the documention...
Forum: General Discussion 01-07-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,003
Posted By Matt Darcy
Re: protools an icon platform M+ - cannot communicate stable

controller is usb2 it's plugging into a mac with a usb 3 port only (no usb 2) but I did think of that and tried it with a usb2 hub plugged in, just for interest (as I had a similar problem with the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,003
Posted By Matt Darcy
Re: protools an icon platform M+ - cannot communicate stable

managed to get it to connect for a few seconds before the popup and move a fader, the D2 screen that's connected to it then gets a load of garbage on it and the faders are clicking very quietly and...
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,003
Posted By Matt Darcy
protools an icon platform M+ - cannot communicate stable

After a busy christmas I finally sat down to setup my icon platform M+ with my protools 2018.10.0 setup on my mac.

All pretty easy to setup, power, USB into mac, update the firmware to current...
Forum: General Discussion 12-26-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,733
Posted By Matt Darcy
Special offer - %15 off dec 31 - code not working

I want to take advantage of the new %15 discount of renewing my protools license, the thread in the announcements forum says this works for renewals too as it just adds 365 days onto the end of the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2018, 02:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,049
Posted By Matt Darcy
Recording hard disk recommendation time again

All,

it's time to upgrade my recording disk setup in protools to bigger disks, before I buy I thought I'd get some seasoned advice, I saw some older threads on this which made some good...
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,090
Posted By Matt Darcy
Re: ProTools /ilok License Management Advice Thread

no - you've given me your personal opinion, which I've listened to and discounted as I have a different view point, gone away and done research and outlined my understanding and asked people to...
Forum: Getting Started 04-21-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,852
Posted By Matt Darcy
Re: ilok via a usb hub ?

I think that's the key, it's just pure frustration of in a modern world there are better ways to deal with this issue of protecting data on devices, you see key security devices ranging from black...
Forum: General Discussion 04-21-2018, 04:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,090
Posted By Matt Darcy
ProTools /ilok License Management Advice Thread

I am currently going through another ilok recovery process with pace, and a few useful posts prompted a little reading and thought provocation made me write this thread and look for a few more...
Forum: Getting Started 04-16-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,852
Posted By Matt Darcy
Re: ilok via a usb hub ?

thats pretty much the worst reasoning I've heard.

you have a product that you HAVE to buy from a specific company
you have a product that you then have to pay extra on top of to give you a...
Forum: Getting Started 04-14-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,852
Posted By Matt Darcy
Re: ilok via a usb hub ?

you're right, I should have ZDT, however, why should I pay more for something I'm already paying for, and has an operating model that doesn't work, why do I need to fund a work around for a shoddy...
Forum: Getting Started 04-14-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,852
Posted By Matt Darcy
Re: ilok via a usb hub ?

I hope so, as you won't believe it, after ilok manager asked me to update (I was using ilok manager to test if the hub was picking up the key or not) I plugged the ilok into the mac and upated the...
Forum: Getting Started 04-14-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,852
Posted By Matt Darcy
Re: ilok via a usb hub ?

I'm bumping this thread, as I still can't get this working, 2015 mbp, powered usb 3 hub (loads of models, last one tried was an anker) non-powered USB2 hubs, powered usb2 hubs, how can this product...
Forum: General Discussion 04-11-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,371
Posted By Matt Darcy
Re: Mackie Active monitor - 1 speaker huge white noise

I managed to figure out by chance one of the switches had a bit of dirt in it, and hadn't quite gone fully across, blast of air and flick the switch and all is good. Sorry for the panic.
Forum: General Discussion 04-09-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,371
Posted By Matt Darcy
Mackie Active monitor - 1 speaker huge white noise

I recently got myself a new desk, and as a result had to remove everything from my old, get the new one in and re-wire.

I've got a pair of Mackie H264 MKII that I've put back on the desk and...
Forum: Getting Started 12-02-2017, 05:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,852
Posted By Matt Darcy
Re: ilok via a usb hub ?

wasting a plug socket just for the ilok is very unappealing
Forum: Getting Started 12-02-2017, 04:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,852
Posted By Matt Darcy
Re: ilok via a usb hub ?

that would be really disappointing if you "need" a powered usb hub,

I've also had the same issue with my ilok using usb port on a powered thunderbolt 2 dock.

The amount of hassle and pain...
Forum: Getting Started 11-26-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,852
Posted By Matt Darcy
ilok via a usb hub ?

I'd like to have my ilok plugged into a USB hub plugged into my mac.
However everytime I open pro-tools 12 with my ilok plugged into a usb hub the license fails to be detected and I have to plug...
Forum: Pro Tools 12 07-07-2016, 01:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,635
Posted By Matt Darcy
Software Manager not advertising 12.5 upgrade

Is this the right forum to put discussion on things like application manager ?

I'm currently running Protools 12.4.0.294 with an up to date application manager and active support subscription....
Forum: Pro Tools 12 07-07-2016, 01:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,551
Posted By Matt Darcy
Re: Protools application manager - stops mac shutting down

what's the coreaudio issue ? I see lots of threads about how to set up and the like in a search but not specific issue related to shutdown.

I'm running 10.11.5 at the moment annoyingly, as I...
Forum: Pro Tools 12 07-05-2016, 12:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,551
Posted By Matt Darcy
Protools application manager - stops mac shutting down

I have pro-tools application manager on two mac's (always kept up to date).

These two macs, whenever I try to shut them down, they rarely actually complete the shutdown process and just hang...
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