Echo Indigo DJ Express Card Adapter Solution

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Bumblebeeman
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Echo Indigo DJ Express Card Adapter Solution

Post by Bumblebeeman » Sat Jan 19, 2008 2:39 pm

I know a lot of people have this problem when they upgrade laptops. As most ,if not all, now have the smaller 34mm express card slot.

I've just tried this adapter out and can confirm it works fine (under vista) No need for adapter drivers just plug it in and the indigo card is detected as normal. It is a bit ungainly and I would'nt recommend playing out with it as it can be knocked out of the express card slot fairly easily. Still great for home/studio use as the sound quality is way better than the onboard soundcard. Check it here:

http://www.roalan.com/expresscard_to_pcmcia_cardbus.htm
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Post by Hedroom » Sat Jan 19, 2008 3:21 pm

Hmm

Very interesting. Thanks for this.

I only really need one of these for playing out though. Is it really too flimsy for a live situation?

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Post by Bumblebeeman » Sat Jan 19, 2008 3:35 pm

Splashmas wrote:Hmm

Very interesting. Thanks for this.

I only really need one of these for playing out though. Is it really too flimsy for a live situation?
well i brushed it accidently with my arm last night and it was enough to pull it out of the express card slot. Not by much but it was enough to loose the indigo card connection which then caused Ableton to crash! I Just put it back in and rebooted ableton ,no problem, but in a live situation it would be a bit of a disaster. I suppose you could use masking tape to keep it in place and make it more secure.

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Post by Hedroom » Sat Jan 19, 2008 3:42 pm

Yeah, sounds like it might be a bit risky live.

Thanks for the report though! :D

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Post by arar » Wed Feb 27, 2008 8:21 pm

Here is cheaper solution but it is too flimsy to play out with!

http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/ProductI ... tID=676507
AMD 64 x 2 1.8ghz cpu
64mb integ graphics
4 gig ram
120GB 5400 HD
Indigo DJx

Live 7.0.18
Making Waves 5.44
Soundforge 8

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