Control Surfaces & MIDI Interfaces with Pro Tools 5.3.x TDM Systems for Windows

Control Surfaces & MIDI Interfaces

With Pro Tools 5.3.1-5.3.3 TDM Systems for Windows XP/2000

The following devices are qualified for use with Pro Tools TDM systems with Pro Tools version 5.3.1 or 5.3.3 software:

Control Surfaces

  • Digidesign ProControl (with up to 5 Fader Packs and an Edit Pack)
  • Digidesign Edit Pack (serial number PT00601 or higher required)
  • Digidesign/Focusrite Control|24
  • CM Labs Motor Mix™
  • Mackie HUI Controller (HUI firmware v1.4.5 or higher required)
  • JL Cooper CS-10™ MIDI series
  • JL Cooper MCS 3000 series MCS-Panner™
  • Peavey PC-1600™

Note: The Asante "AsanteFAST 10/100" 590 PCI card card is not recommended for Pro Tools systems using Ethernet controllers such as ProControl or Control|24. If this card is in your system, it can cause Ethernet controllers to go on/offline every few seconds, and you will not be able to maintain a decent connection to the ProControl or Control|24.

For more information on using control surfaces with Pro Tools, see the ProControl Guide, Control|24 Guide and MIDI Control Surfaces Guide in the Technical Document Library

MIDI Interfaces

  • Emagic Unitor8
  • Emagic AMT8
  • Emagic AMT4
  • MOTU Fastlane USB 2x2 (only one per system)
  • Roland UM4
  • Roland UM2

For further information about these products, please contact your Authorized Digidesign Dealer and ask for the Digidesign Development Partner Catalog, or available online at

Note: To ensure compatibility, check with the manufacturer of the various system devices you plan to use, to ensure that you are using the latest software or drivers depending on your Windows OS.