MIDI versus TCP/IP, was Re: [music-dsp] how does it work ... ?
Ismael Valladolid Torres
ISMAEVAL at terra.es
Thu Jan 27 15:40:39 EST 2005
Brian Willoughby escribe:
> USB-MIDI has guaranteed delivery similar to TCP. But USB-MIDI was not even
> designed to perform as well as USB offers, so the latency can be random.
That's why manufacturers have developed timestamped USB-MIDI protocols
(at least on their Windows and Mac OS drivers), allowing software MIDI
sequencers to develop a timing as precise as that of older hardware
sequencers. Still nothing compares to that lovely Yamaha QY-20 playing
techno beats like a hammer. :)
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