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masonbennett
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I know that Windows 7 has known issues with some devices that use Firewire. I've done all the steps to enable the Legacy driver, but I get the same results. This leaves me to conclude that the chipset isn't compatible with the device.

When I plug the device into the firewire port it does show up briefly as a playback device. Windows beeps like it recognizes, but then beeps again like it's unplugged and the device vanishes from the list. Does this sound like the normal compatibility issue?

I'm planning on getting one of the ExpressCards that have been verified to be working. My question is, will an ExpressCard on a Windows 7 (64-bit Pro) machine allow the device to communicate normally? The list of supported firewire cards doesn't mention if OS is still a factor at this point. I have to be sure before purchasing anything.

I would put a ticket in, but I don't have access to the serial number of the information that was used to register the device.
cristofe
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My question is, will an ExpressCard on a Windows 7 (64-bit Pro) machine allow the device to communicate normally?


Yes.

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masonbennett
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Thank you for the reply.
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PC'S: HP XW6000 Dual 3.2GHz Intel Xeon Processors, 8GB RAM WinXP SP2
HP 6005 Pro AMD Athalon X2 B24 3.0Ghz Processor, 4GB RAM Win8 Pro
HP Compaq NC6320 Laptop Intel Core2Duo 2.0Ghz Processor 3GB RAM Win7 Ult
Dell Latitude E4310 Laptop Intel i5 2.67Ghz Processor 4GB RAM Win7 Pro x32

Audio Interfaces: Terratec EWS88MT PCI (2), Audiobox 1818VSL USB & FP10 Firewire, Steinberg MI4 USB, Line 6 Toneport GX & PodXT, Roland GS-10, NI Rig Kontrol 3

Monitors: Yamaha HS50M's

DAWS/VST Hosts: S1 Professional, Plogue Bidule, Xlutop Chainer, Sieb VSTHost & Savihost

Hardware Synthesizers: Roland SH-32 & XV-3080 RedSound Darkstar XP2, Novation X-Station, Yamaha AN200, M-Audio Venom

Hardware Controllers: JL Cooper CS-10 Control Surface, Yamaha EZ-EG, Dillion Les Paul style acoustic electric guitar with Roland GK-3 pickup and GI-20 converter.

The Rest: Guitars, Amps, Stompboxes, Mics, Outboard Gear, VST plugins...too much to list!
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masonbennett
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I received and installed the ExpressCard last week and the Firestudio device works; however, now the Universal Control software freezes when it attempts to start. This used to work.

I've uninstalled & reinstalled the Universal Control software, but it still freezes. Any suggestions?
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Have a look at this thread:

http://forumsarchive.presonus.com/posts/list/9584.page

PC'S: HP XW6000 Dual 3.2GHz Intel Xeon Processors, 8GB RAM WinXP SP2
HP 6005 Pro AMD Athalon X2 B24 3.0Ghz Processor, 4GB RAM Win8 Pro
HP Compaq NC6320 Laptop Intel Core2Duo 2.0Ghz Processor 3GB RAM Win7 Ult
Dell Latitude E4310 Laptop Intel i5 2.67Ghz Processor 4GB RAM Win7 Pro x32

Audio Interfaces: Terratec EWS88MT PCI (2), Audiobox 1818VSL USB & FP10 Firewire, Steinberg MI4 USB, Line 6 Toneport GX & PodXT, Roland GS-10, NI Rig Kontrol 3

Monitors: Yamaha HS50M's

DAWS/VST Hosts: S1 Professional, Plogue Bidule, Xlutop Chainer, Sieb VSTHost & Savihost

Hardware Synthesizers: Roland SH-32 & XV-3080 RedSound Darkstar XP2, Novation X-Station, Yamaha AN200, M-Audio Venom

Hardware Controllers: JL Cooper CS-10 Control Surface, Yamaha EZ-EG, Dillion Les Paul style acoustic electric guitar with Roland GK-3 pickup and GI-20 converter.

The Rest: Guitars, Amps, Stompboxes, Mics, Outboard Gear, VST plugins...too much to list!
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