MachineControl 2.0 with Pro Tools Systems for Windows XP
Digidesign's MachineControl option version 2.0 is officially supported with Pro Tools TDM systems with Pro Tools 6 and higher on Mac OS X and Windows XP. For more information, see the following pages in the Products section of the website:
Machine Communication Modes
MachineControl supports two machine communication modes, Remote Deck Emulation and Serial Control mode.
Remote Deck Emulation Mode
Remote Deck Emulation mode lets a 9-pin master machine control Pro Tools playback, cueing, and record-arming of tracks. Remote deck emulation mode is qualified for use with the following controllers:
Controller Connection on Windows XP
Serial Control Mode
Serial Control mode lets Pro Tools not only control an external machine, but also receive time code position using only the serial cable. It can also be used to arm tracks of external machines from within Pro Tools.
Known Issues with MachineControl 2.0 for Windows XP