Recording techniques

Discussion in 'TASCAM MX-2424' started by Alan Dunn, Jun 5, 2020.

  1. Alan Dunn

    Alan Dunn New Member

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    Couple of questions ( now that I have my MX-2424 working like a tape deck ) and waiting on my new computer to run the MX-view option.
    1. when I set up a new project and begin recording does the recorded tracks automatically save to the hard drive when I stop recording and power down?
    2. can I go back and add to the existing project file as in doing a demo and working on it over a period of time or does each new song being recorded require a new project name?

    I know a lot will be cleared up with the MX-view but I have to start on a Demo for the band prior to that new computer arriving and getting set up.

    Thanks for assistance.
    Alan D.
  2. witzendoz

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    Hi again,
    The answer to question 1, yes the recording is saved to the hard drive when stop recording. To clarify and a word of warning, if you are recording and hit stop it takes the mx a few moments to completely save the file. It also takes a little longer to save the graphics files for the wave form image. The image thing will become more obvious when you get mx view working. If the power goes off during recording the project will not be saved properly and will probably be corrupted. Also before powering down always uncounted the drive.

    Question 2, treat each song as a project.

    Just a bit extra, if you record in tape mode the mx acts just like a tape machine. In non- distruct mode it is more like a DAW with undo editing ect, but the project size becomes much bigger.
    Cheers
    Alan
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  3. Alan Dunn

    Alan Dunn New Member

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    I have been recording using the MX2424 as a recorder, I still can't get the MX view up and running. I have tried different combinations of the IP address configuration with no luck. Any change I make to the IP displays when start the MXview but can't get the connection up and running.
    Is there anyway I can trouble shoot the network configuration ( using Windows 10 )?
    Thanks for any information,
    A.Dunn
  4. Alan Dunn

    Alan Dunn New Member

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    One other think, I need to format a refurbished hard drive and the MX2424 is not reading it. I probably need to reformat on the computer but the computer is SATA and I need to know how to convert so I can work with SCSI hard drive, any information on how to do this? ( I am by no means a computer wiz so if you can dumb down the explanation it would be helpful :D:rolleyes::rolleyes: )
    A. Dunn
  5. witzendoz

    witzendoz Active Member

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    Lets tackle the MX view problem first, I have uploaded a copy of mx view that is working on windows 10 so send me a personal message with you email address and I'll share that copy with you. Just to make sure that we have a copy that does work with windows 10.

    Alan
  6. Rob f

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    If you are connecting your computer directly to the MX2424 you need to use a crossover cable ? You can only use a normal ethernet cable if you connect via a switch.
    Last edited: Sep 16, 2020
  7. witzendoz

    witzendoz Active Member

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    I think this problem was first brought up in another thread, or maybe through personal messages, but yes Rob is correct.

    Alan, when you get the new copy of mx view I’ll email you info regarding windows 10 network setting that you need to have. Please install the tascam folder for mx view as I have previously instructed. Sorry if the replies take a while, I am in a way different time zone to you.

    Cheers
    Alan
  8. witzendoz

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    Actually just sent you the setting while I had time
  9. witzendoz

    witzendoz Active Member

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    To Alan Dunn, did you have any joy with MX view?
  10. Alan Dunn

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    I can't see to locate the file / folder in my e-mail. ( alan.dunn015@yahoo.com ). Could you resend it. I had some computer issues again and it could have gotten lost in the move around.
    Rob F. thanks for the input, I am using a direct connect with a crossover ethernet cable.
  11. witzendoz

    witzendoz Active Member

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    It’s on drop box, you would have received a share notification from drop box. The folder is still being shared with you. I sent you another notification.

    Alan
  12. jose pedro

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    hi guys
    i want to instal mx view on my windows 10 (my old pc with xp blow up!!)
    @witzendoz can you help me with your magic copy of Mx View?
    thank you
    jose
    (japestudios@gmail.com)
  13. witzendoz

    witzendoz Active Member

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    You should get a Dropbox notification, let me know if there are any problems.

    Alan
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    Many thanks Alan !!!!
    Ived already downloaded and after i instal my new PC um going to instal it too!!!
    Then ill give you news if everything is working ok!
    ..if anyday you need something from me please let me know!!
    Thank you again
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    Rob f New Member

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    Alan, are you by any chance the Alan Dunn I used to converse with on the Yahoo Trident trimix owners group ?
  16. witzendoz

    witzendoz Active Member

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    No I’m a different Alan