Digi 001 with Pro Tools LE 6.4 for Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther)

Pro Tools LE 6.4 for Mac OS X 10.3 is the last version that supports Digi 001 hardware. Pro Tools LE 6.4 is not compatible with Mac OS X v10.4 (Tiger).

Digidesign Hardware Included with System

  • Digi 001 PCI Card
  • Digi 001 I/O Box
  • Digi 001 Cable

Digidesign Software Compatibility

  • Pro Tools LE 6.4 for Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther)
  • Pro Tools LE software will not work without Digidesign hardware connected
  • Pro Tools LE supports the use of any single supported Pro Tools LE audio interface. Simultaneous use of multiple Pro Tools LE hardware devices is not supported.

Pro Tools LE 6.4 Information:

Included and Optional Plug-Ins:

Optional Digidesign Hardware

  • Command|8
  • Control|24
  • MIDI I/O
  • PRE (No Integrated Control)

Control Surfaces & MIDI Interfaces

Optional Digidesign & Avid Storage

  • DigiDrive SCSI Drives
  • DigiDrive FireWire 80
  • Avid MediaDrive rS80
  • Avid MediaDrive rS36/320 LVD
  • Avid MediaDrive rS73/320 LVD
  • Avid MediaDock iS36/320 LVD Shuttle
  • Avid MediaDock iS73/320 LVD Shuttle
  • Avid MediaDock Dual
  • Avid MediaDock Dual+
  • SCSI-128 Kit (ATTO Express PCI-UL3D)
  • SCSI-64 Kit (ATTO Express PCI-DC)

Optional Video Software

Video Options

  • Sony DV devices
  • Canopus ADVC-100 DV Transcoder

Maximum Performance Guidelines

  • Recording to the system startup drive is not recommended or supported.
  • For Power Mac G4 desktop models, a separate internal or external dedicated audio hard drive is highly recommended for maximum performance and track count.

Dual Processor Support

  • Pro Tools 6 for Mac OS X is fully compatible with Apple dual processor models. There is no need to install any additional software. Dual processor users will experience increased performance over single processor CPUs.

Known Incompatibilities

  • Digi 001 will not function if any other Digidesign PCI cards are installed in the CPU. (such as Audiomedia III or TDM cards)
  • Pro Tools LE core hardware systems cannot be combined
  • Pro Tools 6 does not work in the OS 9 "Classic Mode". You must choose Mac OS X as your Startup Disk.

Digi 001 Systems — End of Development

Pro Tools LE 6.4 for Digi 001 Upgrades

Digi 001 owners can now upgrade to Pro Tools LE 6.4 for a special price of $35 (USD), available only on the DigiStore. This upgrade is for any Digi 001 owner that does not already have Pro Tools LE 6. This upgrade is a full installation that does not require previous installation of Pro Tools or registration. Only your hardware serial number from the back or bottom of your Digi 001 audio interface (breakout box) is required for purchase.

Supported CPU Models, Speeds & Requirements

The following computers are unsupported for use with Digi 001 with Mac OS X:

  • Power Mac G5
  • Power Mac G4 (PCI Graphics)
  • Power Mac G3

Digi 001 hardware is not compatible with Power Mac G5 models. Digi 001 owners wishing to use Power Mac G5s can take advantage of Digidesign's Hardware Exchange Program to Digi 002, Digi 002 Rack, or Pro Tools|HD systems.

Note: Digi 001 requires a PCI slot. Apple computers that do not contain PCI slots, such as laptops, iMac, eMac, and G4 Cube will not work with the Digi 001.

System Software

  • Pro Tools LE 6.4 is officially supported on Mac OS X 10.3.2 and 10.3.4 (Panther)
  • Although there are no known issues with Digi 001, Mac OS X 10.3.5 and higher will only be tested with Pro Tools LE 6.7 and higher, which does not support Digi 001
  • 10.3.3 has not been fully tested with Pro Tools, will not be further tested, and is not recommended
  • Mac OS X Requirements, Installation, Updating & Authorizing Plug-ins

Pro Tools LE 6.4 is not compatible with Mac OS X v10.4 (Tiger)

Total System RAM

  • 384 MB minimum, 512 or higher recommended
  • More RAM increases overall system and Pro Tools performance
  • 512 MB RAM or higher suggested for sessions with high edit density, extensive use of plug-ins, or simultaneous use with MIDI sequencers
  • DigiTranslator 2.0 will also require additional RAM
  • OS X does not require minimum or preferred RAM settings for Pro Tools as RAM is dynamically allocated

Additional Computer Requirements


  • Color monitor required
  • 14" minimum, 17" or or larger recommended
  • Minimum resolution of 1024 x 768

QuickTime Required

  • Apple QuickTime 6.5 or higher
  • Included with Mac OS

Storage (Audio Drive) Requirements

Additional Information

Download Updates

Digi 001 Product Information

Download Documentation

For more information, see the Pro Tools 6 documents in the Support > Tech Support > Technical Document Library and included with Pro Tools LE 6 upgrade CDs.