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Forum: 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Mac) 08-26-2020, 01:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,778
Posted By nigelpry
Re: Revert back to 003?

Regarding analog to ADAT, yes there are way better convertors, but it is what your budget will handle.

The newer Behringer ADA8200 is better than the original ADA8000, the MIDAS mic preamps in the...
Forum: 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Mac) 08-25-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,778
Posted By nigelpry
Re: Revert back to 003?

No you canít use the 003 audio inputs, you just use the control surface.

Best of both worlds, the UA apollo audio ins and outs are far superior to the 003.

How many things do you need to record...
Forum: 003, Mbox 2, Digi 002, original Mbox, Digi 001 (Mac) 08-25-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,778
Posted By nigelpry
Re: Revert back to 003?

Donít forget the 003 console as control surface trick, described in this post by me ...
http://duc.avid.com/showpost.php?p=2434397&postcount=8

I can confirm it still works with Pro Tools 2020.5. ...
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 04-20-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,702
Posted By nigelpry
Re: Thoughts on buying a new (and maybe last) music computer

Sorry for not seeing this sooner .... but best not to try the option key boot menu.

Youíve already said you donít see the boot up progress screen, so you wonít see the option key boot menu either....
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 04-19-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,702
Posted By nigelpry
Re: Thoughts on buying a new (and maybe last) music computer

That seems like a very good reason not to do it!
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 04-19-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,702
Posted By nigelpry
Re: Thoughts on buying a new (and maybe last) music computer

Thanks Janne, Iím not sure I have a reason yet to go down that road ;-)

Mojave is working well for me.
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 04-19-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,702
Posted By nigelpry
Re: Thoughts on buying a new (and maybe last) music computer

My Mac Pro is originally a 2009, updated with the 2010 firmware patch, and subsequently with a new processor board and processors.

The advantage of the Quadro K5000 is that it is officially...
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 04-19-2020, 04:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,702
Posted By nigelpry
Re: Thoughts on buying a new (and maybe last) music computer

A metal compatible card (Iím using A Nvidia Quadro K5000 for Mac) will get you to Mojave, but no further.

There is a patcher made by by dosdude to get it to Catalina, but I havenít tried so canít...
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 04-17-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,702
Posted By nigelpry
Re: Thoughts on buying a new (and maybe last) music computer

Sorry for going off topic ... Iím curious ...

Humour me ... connect up your 003 to your Mac Pro.

Load up a Pro Tools Project and choose 003 as your playback engine.

Now change the playback...
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 04-03-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,564
Posted By nigelpry
Re: 2020.3 Mac 5,1

Youíre just trying to suck me back in ;-)
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 04-03-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,591
Posted By nigelpry
Re: 2020.3 on Mac Pro 5.1, High Sierra?

I can also confirm that the High Sierra 10.3.6 clean install, and more recently Mojave 10.14.6 clean install ran without issue, on my cheesegrater 4.1 updated to 5.1 with SSD OS drives (Samsung EVO)....
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 04-03-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,564
Posted By nigelpry
Re: 2020.3 Mac 5,1

I havenít posted in a long time, but do lurk from time to time to see whatís going on. I bought several years worth of support plans before the price doubled so ok until autumn 2021.

Anyway, just...
Forum: Licensing & Accounts 06-19-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,822
Posted By nigelpry
Re: Why does Avid treat its customers so badly??????

I did the whole educational thing a while back as a mature student, but Iíve been out of that loop for a few years now.

However, I do recall that in Avidís T&C they required you to prove your...
Forum: Licensing & Accounts 06-19-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 59,234
Posted By nigelpry
Re: ProTools price adjustments from July 1st.

Just went back to Absolute Music and the support plan renewal has been completely removed for normal users, only the educational (institution) version is available.
Forum: Licensing & Accounts 06-19-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 59,234
Posted By nigelpry
Re: ProTools price adjustments from July 1st.

Just so you know ...l

For anyone in the uk wanting to buy a renewal prior to 1st July to beat the price increase ...

Currently £94.01 via your Avid account

Or

$99 via Sweetwater (US...
Forum: Licensing & Accounts 06-18-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 59,234
Posted By nigelpry
Re: ProTools price adjustments from July 1st.

People in some of the recent posts are already getting the situation wrong because they haven’t read the announcement properly, and haven’t thoroughly read the discussions earlier in the thread. It...
Forum: Licensing & Accounts 06-18-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 59,234
Posted By nigelpry
Re: ProTools price adjustments from July 1st.

Oh silly you ;-)

If you look at the price chart carefully, youíll see that the Ďnormalí subscription price for Ultimate is $799, so you will be saving $200!

The $399 price is only for the old...
Forum: Licensing & Accounts 06-18-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 59,234
Posted By nigelpry
Re: ProTools price adjustments from July 1st.

It's not the first time that Avid has posted conflicting information on social media and/or via Pro Tools/Production expert.

And if it turns out that the guy who ďseems to work for Avid as some...
Forum: Licensing & Accounts 06-18-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 59,234
Posted By nigelpry
Re: ProTools price adjustments from July 1st.

Teej, I would say this ...
1) The source Iím quoting from is Avidís official announcement here in the Licensing and Accounts section of the DUC.
2) At the bottom of the email I received at 17:52...
Forum: Licensing & Accounts 06-18-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 59,234
Posted By nigelpry
Re: ProTools price adjustments from July 1st.

Right here ... Avid’s announcement on the DUC, as linked in the first post in this thread !

http://duc.avid.com/showthread.php?t=405253

Q) Will avid still support Perpetual re-instatement...
Forum: Licensing & Accounts 06-18-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 59,234
Posted By nigelpry
Re: ProTools price adjustments from July 1st.

Ok, but your license WILL stop working anytime you donít pay the subscription when it is due ...

... contrary to what your earlier post said about the license continuing to work at the release...
Forum: Licensing & Accounts 06-18-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 59,234
Posted By nigelpry
Re: ProTools price adjustments from July 1st.

Avidís announcement says that the whole technology industry is shifting to a new business model based on subscription, and tries to promote this as something positive for the end user.

But as you...
Forum: Licensing & Accounts 06-18-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 59,234
Posted By nigelpry
Re: ProTools price adjustments from July 1st.

Remember the word ďsubscriptionĒ has a specific meaning in Avid speak.

A subscription license is something you pay for monthly, or annually, but it IS NOT a permanent license. A subscription...
Forum: Licensing & Accounts 06-18-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 59,234
Posted By nigelpry
Re: ProTools price adjustments from July 1st.

JFreak, so yes, itís true, I can choose to renew my support plan early, and beat the price increase, as it only comes into effect on July 1st.

In fact that section of the Q&A, at the end of...
Forum: Licensing & Accounts 06-18-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 59,234
Posted By nigelpry
Re: ProTools price adjustments from July 1st.

Avidís announcement actually says ďIn addition, we have decided that customers currently subscribing to Media Composer, Pro Tools and Sibelius will not have a price increase, however they must...
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