Re: [linux-audio-user] novation remote 25 usb midi controller

From: Clemens Ladisch <clemens@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Tue Mar 21 2006 - 16:46:07 EET

Eric Dantan Rzewnicki wrote:
> Sebastian Gutsfeld wrote:
> >Eric Dantan Rzewnicki <eric@email-addr-hidden> writes:
> >>Do you or anyone else have anything to say about updating firmware on
> >>these devices?
> >I recently updated my firmware to Just download
> >, activate "New O/S
> >from USB" in the "global" menu and send the SYSEX with amidi. Restart
> >the remote25 and you're done.
> This doesn't appear to be working for me ... I got the file from
> novation and unzipped it. amidi -l shows the remote 25 as hw:0,0,0. I
> went to "new o/s from usb" in "global" as you said. The display says to
> press write. I press write, it says "waiting new o/s". Then I send it with:
> amidi -p hw:0,0,0 -s ReMOTE2303.syx
> The ReMOTE says "RCVE 2.3.03" ... but then just sits there. The print
> manual I have says it's supposed to display a % complete status and then
> prompt for the reboot, but that doesn't happen.
> If I reboot, I'm still at 1.0.05.
> hmm ... maybe something's funky with the laptop's usb ports ... I just
> tried the whole thing on the other port and now I get to "RCVE 2.3.03
> 00%". So, the % complete message shows up now, but doesn't progress.
> Is amidi supposed to return right away, or should it keep running until
> the ReMOTE has finished?

It should keep running until the entire file has been sent.

It may be possible that the old firmware doesn't manage the full speed
that can be achieved with USB. Try routing the MIDI data through a real
MIDI cable so that it's throttled to the standard MIDI data rate.

Received on Tue Mar 21 20:15:03 2006

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