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Find great deals for Alesis Datadisk SQ Data Storage Unit Midi Filer Sysex Receiver Floppy Drive. Shop with confidence on eBay!. This rack-mountable(1 space) Alesis Datadisk uses a ” Floppy disc system(dbl -sided/dbl-density) with KB memory capability per disc. Although the total. As the flexibility of the MIDI system continues to reveal itself, new pieces of equipment appear to take advantage of it. Alesis’ new Datadisk cashes in on SysEx.

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Contact the seller – opens in a new window or tab and request a shipping method to your location. And not being able to insert pauses into certain dumps could cause trouble when attempting to send the data back. Special financing available Select PayPal Credit at checkout to have the option to pay over time.

Email to friends Share on Facebook – opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter – opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest – opens in a new window or tab. I had previously tried hardware sequencers Roland, Korg much more expensive and complex, with Datadisk reliability and simplicity essential live were there.

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It supports both SD and HD 3. It really is difficult to make a mistake. There is a rather interesting alternative to either of the above. Neither seen nor known, it seemed that the keyboardist was 10 but especially a tempo of hell This is to allow the receiving device to send out a request for data and acknowledgements upon receiving it. Load midi still takes a few long seconds, and you can not put that on a 1. Vatadisk real power of this machine lies in the fact that it writes the data straight to disk.


This will send across the files one at a time and because of the way in which SysEx works, each synth will get the bank of sounds intended for it. There are two different ways to achieve this. Someone said “you cannot use 1. The one major failing of Datadisk is that only SysEx can be recognised.

The advantages of this are that the single sound is placed in the synth’s edit eatadisk and so does not affect whatever is currently in memory, and also the total dump takes up a lot less space on disk and is much quicker to send. Selecting dtaadisk then does the business.

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Add to watch list Remove from watch list. I still have my DataDisk if I’d limited, and there aleiss no device came to compete.

The best is sometimes the enemy of the good. Mouse over to Zoom – Click to enlarge. If you’re enjoying the site, please consider supporting me to help build this archive Small Print Terms of use Privacy. Alesis have never been slow in coming forward with a new product to fill a gap and so here is their answer to the eatadisk – the Datadisk. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab.


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Damage, but since there is no equivalent, I keep my DataDisk. Sign up for alesls. Interest datadik be charged to your account from the purchase date if the balance is not paid in full within 6 months. SD card reader would be perfect instead. This is a better option in that disk space is better utilised and there is less hunting around needed for the correct file.

Is there anything else that will send and recieve sysex and is rack mountable, and also playback MIDI sequences? Review by Vic Lennard. View the Media Kit. Our members also liked: I have an old DataDisk I’m aleesis using any more This makes Datadisk totally different from Elka’s CR99, which will store all MIDI data directly to disk and so allow you to use it for live work instead of a computer-based sequencer.

It would certainly be useful to be able to see the MIDI channel for a dump even if it couldn’t be altered.