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 or DAW. (Win & OS-X)
Of course, the AL-88c can exchange MIDI flows with any Alyseum device or product stamped CopperLan (Peer to peer functionality).
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.
The AL-88c was tested against numerous MAC & PC programs - including MIDIQUEST - for a perfect handling of the touchy SYS EX exchanges of past synthesizers.
The AL-88c offer the Top performances in terms of MIDI throughput and latency/jitter far below 1 mS. Full compatibility with real-time applications, supports for each MIDI message a synchronization to the audio sample (sample accurate).