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Forum: Pro Tools HDX & HD Native Systems (Mac) 04-28-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By djjazzy41
Re: Pwer cabling for HDX2 and new Mac Pro Rack

I have the new Mac Pro Rack and two HDX cards like you. I was able to install the two HDX cards into slots 5 and 6 on the Mac Pro and use the power connection behind them designated for slots 5-8...
Forum: Pro Tools HDX & HD Native Systems (Mac) 11-11-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 16,291
Posted By djjazzy41
Re: GTX 680 or HD7950 vid card and HDX-3 - how do i do power for the cards?

The correct way is to use one of your power connections on the motherboard and go directly into one of the power in ports on the HD7950; nothing else connected to that power connection on the MB, and...
Forum: Pro Tools HDX & HD Native Systems (Mac) 12-13-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 16,291
Posted By djjazzy41
Re: GTX 680 or HD7950 vid card and HDX-3 - how do i do power for the cards?

What he said :o TrackerLe was right; connecting the video card the way I did finally ended up bricking my machine after 6mo. So now I have eaten my crow and found a way to connect everything the...
Forum: Pro Tools 12 09-01-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,022
Posted By djjazzy41
Re: Application Manager Problems

For me, it does this randomly after shutting the Mac down and turning it on again later. Sometimes it does it; sometimes it remembers just fine. Seems to be completely random. What ALWAYS takes...
Forum: Pro Tools HDX & HD Native Systems (Mac) 08-29-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 16,291
Posted By djjazzy41
Re: GTX 680 or HD7950 vid card and HDX-3 - how do i do power for the cards?

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Are you using the one Mac power connector to 2 6 pin Connectors (Both in your GCard)
solution with your Amd HD7950 ? You know, that amd says this card...
Forum: Pro Tools HDX & HD Native Systems (Mac) 08-21-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,026
Posted By djjazzy41
Re: How to use HDX Card, when GCard takes both power connectors...

I just posted this in another thread. This is what you need: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0051PWFCU/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o08_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 . Plug it into one of your MacPro power...
Forum: Pro Tools HDX & HD Native Systems (Mac) 08-21-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 16,291
Posted By djjazzy41
Re: GTX 680 or HD7950 vid card and HDX-3 - how do i do power for the cards?

Just use this: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0051PWFCU/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o08_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 . I plugged this into one of my MacPro's power connections and hooked both ends into my...
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,709
Posted By djjazzy41
Re: Putting song's on a cd from cassette tape's.

Janne answered your question correctly. If you are also looking for better ways to manage the whole process, however, I can tell you what I do. I take the original cassette recording out of a...
Forum: Pro Tools HDX & HD Native Systems (Mac) 06-29-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,290
Posted By djjazzy41
Re: (Heresy) Pro Tools Hardware Downgrade

I used to have nearly the exact setup you have now. The first thing to go was the C24. I still regret that and miss it when mixing and editing. I have now gone the other direction and have 3 HDiOs...
Forum: Pro Tools 12 06-28-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,207
Posted By djjazzy41
Re: OS 10.12.5 and PT 12.8 HD stability?

Just saw this in the release notes; thanks for letting me know. I am officially "supported" again lol!:D
Forum: Pro Tools 12 06-28-2017, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,207
Posted By djjazzy41
Re: OS 10.12.5 and PT 12.8 HD stability?

Just installed 12.8 last night and I am running 10.12.5 (even though it is not officially supported by Avid). Amazingly, the install went incredibly smooth (I made sure to install the new HD driver...
Forum: Pro Tools HDX & HD Native Systems (Mac) 06-23-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,367
Posted By djjazzy41
Re: Time to upgrade?

I made the jump from 2-2.4gHz processors and 32Gb of RAM to 2-3.46gHz hexacore processors and 64Gb of RAM about 3 months ago (simple upgrade I bought on ebay for my existing machine). I can tell you...
Forum: macOS 06-23-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,806
Posted By djjazzy41
Re: Apple Mac Pro 5.1 intel 12-Core 2.93ghz? plays well with Protools?

I have the same machine here, except it is a 2010. Same processors, same RAM, same results on the latest version of Sierra.
Forum: Virtual Instruments 06-16-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 15,168
Posted By djjazzy41
Re: best drum software?????

I've been using Toontrack's Superior Drummer for almost 10 years now and have never looked back. It is affordable, expandable (if you want), and can be as complex or as vanilla as you want it to be....
Forum: macOS 05-16-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,257
Posted By djjazzy41
Re: Will Avid ever update the GUI?

And what he said :-)

Honestly, I thought the GUI jump from 7 to 8 was well done and long-overdue. I like the look now, though, and it functions without getting in the way. This doesn't mean I'm...
Forum: Pro Tools 12 05-10-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,125
Posted By djjazzy41
Re: Hello guys and gals.

If you were on 9.6 before, you were able to do the same thing clip gain provides, just in a much more inefficient manner. In earlier versions of ProTools, you could highlight a section of audio,...
Forum: Pro Tools HDX & HD Native Systems (Mac) 05-09-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,973
Posted By djjazzy41
Re: Best video card for cheese grater Mac and HDX?

Yes; the video card is actually a double-slot card, but occupies the same space as the factory card. I installed mine in exactly the same location as the original Radeon card was installed. My...
Forum: Pro Tools HDX & HD Native Systems (Mac) 05-08-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,973
Posted By djjazzy41
Re: Best video card for cheese grater Mac and HDX?

Just for reference, the setup I mentioned in an earlier post is running just fine on Sierra. You can see the basic specs of my machine in my signature.
Forum: macOS 04-27-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,071
Posted By djjazzy41
Re: Changing Systems: what's the WIN Intel Core I7-3770 equivalent in a Mac?

I can't speak to all the different configurations, but I recently took my 2010 Mac Pro 5,1 from the stock 2-2.4gHz 8-core configuration all the way up to the 2-3.46gHz 12-core configuration...
Forum: macOS 04-21-2017, 06:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,836
Posted By djjazzy41
Re: Question about Mac Pro Specs

I actually had the work done by a company in Florida (you can easily find them on ebay), but the processor lids went back on and are the same ones that were originally on the machine. The only...
Forum: macOS 04-20-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,836
Posted By djjazzy41
Re: Question about Mac Pro Specs

If you're getting a cheese grater, definitely spring for the 12-core machine. The reason is that you can still upgrade the processors to a faster speed (there are several companies out there who do...
Forum: Pro Tools HDX & HD Native Systems (Mac) 04-20-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,973
Posted By djjazzy41
Re: Best video card for cheese grater Mac and HDX?

I'm using the Sapphire HD 7950 Mac edition video card (it does take two power connectors). It is pushing a full 4K @ 60Hz main monitor from one of the MDP ports with the use of a full 4K MDP-DP...
Forum: Pro Tools HDX & HD Native Systems (Mac) 03-31-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,540
Posted By djjazzy41
Re: Avid i/o vs Audient 880 A/D conversion? Anyone have thoughts?

I have 3 HD/ios and an Audient ASP880 that I run in via ADAT. I can tell you that I have been very happy with both sets of converters. I thought that I would prefer the Avid boxes, as they were...
Forum: Pro Tools HDX & HD Native Systems (Mac) 11-16-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,710
Posted By djjazzy41
Re: HD Omni Not Accepting ADAT SMUX Inputs 5-8

The Red 4Pre is on the top of my list of replacement alternatives; same footprint with more inputs and flexibility.:-) I did a thorough test sequence on the Omni, though, and at least I can report...
Forum: Pro Tools HDX & HD Native Systems (Mac) 11-08-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,710
Posted By djjazzy41
Re: HD Omni Not Accepting ADAT SMUX Inputs 5-8

Thanks for the additional screenshots and idea. Unfortunately, I verified that I had everything set up as you do in your screenshots and still no luck getting signal in through the second ADAT input...
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