[MPA] share Mbox/PT-LE with 2 computers?

Maik Waschfeld Maik_Waschfeld at t-online.de
Sun Aug 3 10:16:14 PDT 2003

Hi David,

At 11:25 Uhr -0500 03.08.2003, david clayton wrote:
>can I put the PT-LE software on both computers?  I'm guessing I 
>would have to move the Mbox back and forth between machines to 
>authenticate the software on the machine I'm currently using -- 
>would that actually work?

No problem so far for Mac OS X.
I didn't check OS9.

>Also, suppose I hang the Mbox off the USB port of my desktop.  Would 
>I then be able to use the Delta 1010 card installed on that machine 
>for output (or even input/output), or would I be restricted to using 
>the Mbox as I/O?

If you want to use ProTools LE (the software):
it just works on Digidesign-hardware.

You could try to get an Audiomedia III-PCI-card for about $200 at 
ebay (incl. ProTools LE), if you still have free PCI-slots in your 

If you're on OS9:
there's a FREE stripped down version of ProTools v. 5.x which uses 
the built in audio-hardware; it's an early 5.x-version, which exactly 
I don't recall.

There's no ProTools FREE X for now, but will come someday.

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