I just bought a Delta 44 PCI card/break out box and the seller had a MIDI computer cable chained into the PCI card. While I could record on channels 1 and 2, 3 and 4 were very very quiet with a low signal-to-noise ratio. Once I removed the MIDI cable, channels 3 and 4 were fine.

Searching through the Delta 44, the only reference to the word "MIDI" is within the context of the "MIDI Man" guitar/mic adapter that M-Audio sells; I couldn't find anything that would lead me to believe that the M-Audio supports MIDI.

Can someone confirm whether this is true or not?

  • doh. Will edit.
    – WuckaChucka
    Dec 31 '11 at 15:00

The delta 44 hasn't any MIDI i/o at all. I had one a few years ago, so it's 100% sure (just look at the breakout box, there are only 6.35 jacks !). You can couple the D44 with a 24/96 which has a MIDI interface, or maybe use a Midi usb interface.

  • Sounds like he's got the wrong breakout box...
    – Brad
    Jan 14 '12 at 6:37
  • Not at all, he has the right one. The D44 breakout box has no MIDI I/O.
    – az01
    Jan 14 '12 at 11:10
  • Right, which is why I'm trying to figure out where he's plugging in a MIDI cable. It seems to me that he's got a breakout box for a different card that has MIDI I/O, and when he hooks this box up to his Delta 44, channels 1/2 happen to be connected correctly, but 3/4 are wired differently, and his MIDI cable is hooked up to one of the balanced input pins or something. Just a guess.
    – Brad
    Jan 14 '12 at 16:26

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