Any way to get more I/O?

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Any way to get more I/O?

Post by muleskinner » Tue Aug 04, 2020 11:19 am


Is the current I/O (on the standalone app) limited to four inputs and eight outputs? If so, this is disappointing. I can't see the limitation explicitly stated in the manual. :(

I was hoping to use VM to interface with my eurorack using the Expert Sleepers interfaces but four inputs is nowhere near enough for processing external CV.

If this is indeed a limitation is there any workaround for getting more I/O?


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Re: Any way to get more I/O?

Post by flucatcher » Tue Aug 04, 2020 2:26 pm

Agree, more inputs and outputs would be great.

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Re: Any way to get more I/O?

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Re: Any way to get more I/O?

Post by elevo » Mon Oct 12, 2020 9:49 pm

I also desperately need more outputs!
I´ve build a megapatch with 9 interconnected sound sources (3 synths, bass and drums). It´s a never ending jazzy-improvising groove machine. To be able to make a song out of this in my DAW, I need now to record the 9 voices to 9 different tracks. Unfortunately this is impossible with only 4 outputs.

Please Cherry audio, add more outputs! I´ve spent weeks to build this monster of a patch...

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Re: Any way to get more I/O?

Post by nik » Thu Jan 14, 2021 12:16 pm

I'd like to add my voice to the clamour here !

My ES-9 wants to enable a hybrid system between VM and my modular. It's champing at the bit ! :mrgreen:

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Re: Any way to get more I/O?

Post by PoohBear » Tue Feb 02, 2021 9:12 am

+1 here as well, being a Reason user I need a lot more input and outputs to get these CV (audio) signals sent about.

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Re: Any way to get more I/O?

Post by schoekah » Wed Feb 03, 2021 1:47 am

when it comes to getting cv in and out, would converting things to MIDI work, using things like "CV to MIDI CC converter" ?
and multiples of "MIDI CC converter" ?

Monkey Business Audio also has a VM Recorder for $5 - could use multiples of that to record audio that you can't send out?

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Re: Any way to get more I/O?

Post by Koshdukai » Sat Feb 13, 2021 6:11 pm

You'll lose resolution with MIDI's 7bit "bandwidth" which could improve if sending as 14bit (2xCC).
I guess it'll depend on what you're trying to control and at what rates.

Audio would be the best for that, no doubt about it.

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