SYNCING DIGI 002 RACK AND OTARI MX5050 8-track????
TonyRock
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6th December 2007
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SYNCING DIGI 002 RACK AND OTARI MX5050 8-track????

how can i sync these equipments to work together???

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The quick and easy way is to get a JL Cooper PPS-2:
JLCooper Synchronizers

Use it to strip timecode on one of your edge tracks. Make sure to print it at no more than -10db on the VU meter. Run the timecode track back into the PPS-2 and connect a MIDI out cable to the MIDI In on the Digi-002.

Then consult your Digi manual on syncing the software to external MIDI timecode. I don't recall all of the details, but I know if can be done. Once it's all set up, the Digi system will chase the Otari.
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I'm sing a PPS-2 as well, to sync my Tascam TSR-8. Works like a charm. The Digi side is pretty simple too, once PT is 'online' (control+J on the PC, Command+J on the mac) You just need to tell it to use MMC as the master and when you press play on the tape machine PT starts rolling as well.

Robert
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I have a Digidesign SSD for that available if you want.
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