Send a private message to DigiTechSupt. It sure looks like a firewire pci card with TI chip is the way to go unless anyone here or MOTU comes up with another solution. Best Regards, Jim Roseberry jim studiocat. Forget what you read at the MOTU site. Certainly a head scratcher. I use it with my R PT8cs2 and the whole system is very stable and able!

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Having replaced my trusted MOTU mkii as it kept disconnecting itself and needed rebooting including removal and replacement of the firewire lead, I have encounted the very same problem with the Mackie ONYX i.

Also, I’m still trying to understand if the chip issue is more related to Sonar than to the Motu interface and its driver. I called 3 or fiirewire times the technicians at Digidesign, and we tried different configuration, the ones that are indicated in the manual and others.

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Haven’t received registration validation E-mail? Jose Max Output Level: Forum Themes Mobile Progressive. This is why you see so many TI chipset recommendations.

The materials in the DPC Checker in Zo’s post mention checking for the driver that is causing the slowdown. If you’re using a ‘rogue’ chipset FW controller That said, going PCIe won’t buy you any additional performance.


It’s really to follow the advice that appears to be the consensus that the Agere chip will cause problems in other areas for other things I have not tried or noticed yet, and should be replaced with a TI chip that will avoid problems now and in the future.

Ease Max Output Level: Any help would be greatly appreciated. The P4 is now relegated to my workshop where it continues after a complete reinstall of XP to work fine. I began looking for TI firewire chipsets and posted the initial question to make sure the chip is the problem before replacing the Agere chip. Whenever I try to use Protools, just playing back any lucennt of the Protools template, I get the following message from Protools: Reply Helpful Thread luecnt – more options Link to this Post.

Hope that the TI chipset adapter helps solve this issue. Mar 17, 3: All else is in doubt, so this is the truth I cling to.

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It appears there are several pci cards that fit the bill such as Startech thanks Jose for directing me to Startech and Belkin, but neither of these manufacturers has a a pcie card. If you haven’t seen problems with Ricoh, Augere, Lucent, Via chipset FW controllers, you simply haven’t been exposed to enough situations.


His comments were “no issues”. This may not help you but it gives you a hint of what it should perform. My wireless network is active. Argy, ‘Poke Her Flat’: Misc Sep 13, GeForce M G 1.

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As Jim mentioned who knows what frewire problems I am having or will have with the Agere chip. Jan 5, 1: Argy can move a dance floor of sweaty bodies with house music without resorting to the hands-in-the-air syncopated beats that often have wailing house divas behind them.

We seem to have exactly the same White Macbook by the looks of the Sandrareport, mine purchased late Jan New York, NY Posts: Forums Posts Latest Posts. Find all posts by Toolin’.