AL-88c are supplied ready to use, the actual linking is managed via the CopperLan Manager. This freeware tool is also used to monitor the status of all CopperLan computers and equipment. The AL-88c can be controlled from any computer anywhere in the network.
AL-88c was tested against numerous MAC & PC programs - including MIDIQUEST - for a perfect handling of the touchy SYS EX exchanges of past synthesizers.
A AL-88c offer the same performances and main functionalities as our flagship the AL-88.
> Far more powerful compared to the classical USB MIDI patch-bay with 8X8 MIDI ports.
> Affordable price.
> Ethernet connectivity.
> Top performances in terms of MIDI throughput and latency/jitter far below 1 mS
> Ultra-compact ruggedized and stylized aluminium box.
> Ideal for live/stage and home studio.
A AL-88c allows you to connect 8 MIDI In and 8 MIDI Out ports, simply and in a flexible way to patch, remap, filter and merge MIDI flows on a fine channel basis. Expandable by multiples of 2 or 8 MIDI I/O ports to create a unique patch-bay which also encompasses up to 32 virtual MIDI ports in every computer (Win or MacOS).
Of course, the AL-88c can exchange MIDI flows with any Alyseum device or product stamped CopperLan (Peer to peer functionality).
> Self-contained interface, 8 MIDI In/Out pairs to Global MIDI Network.
> peer to peer MIDI transport, on a channel basis, remapping and merging.
> peer to peer MIDI transport without mandating a computer.
> Wall power adaptor with AC plug for EU or UK or US or Australian supplied.
> Rugged Aluminum profile.
> 100 Base-T Ethernet port with shielded RJ45
> Auto-MDIX allows using straight-trough or cross-over UTP cable.