3 laptop Performance

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3 laptop Performance

Post by G-lay » Wed Mar 18, 2009 3:46 pm

Hey there,

Is there a wat to synch three laptops with Live, use one for beats, and the other two for everything else?
There will be one guy behind each laptop

The Laptops will be the latest MacBook Pro 15''

hope to hear some feedback!



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Re: 3 laptop Performance

Post by Darwinist » Wed Mar 18, 2009 7:13 pm

Hook them up with ethernet cables and sync all with some master MIDI clock???

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Re: 3 laptop Performance

Post by pulsoc » Thu Mar 19, 2009 3:04 am

I tried this two years ago with a project and the final answer I arrived at was NO. However, we discovered that as long as we all had the same tempo it came out sounding pretty good. We were doing drum and bass type stuff with 4 laptops between 160 and 180 bpm.

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Re: 3 laptop Performance

Post by Jonny B » Thu Mar 19, 2009 3:56 am

can you sync Live Through a DJ mixer in correct BPM time like a DJM-800 or similar ?

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Re: 3 laptop Performance

Post by Jekblad » Thu Mar 19, 2009 6:27 am

try and find pitch black. he sync's up 3 ableton machines
2.4 ghz Macbook Pro 8gb RAM, SSD, Live 9 Suite, Puremagnetik, Minimal Talent

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