Timecode software?

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plur
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Timecode software?

Post by plur » Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:01

Hi!

I was trying to figure out how to link my cdj setup to resolume, and seemed like I need a software program for that. The one the faq suggests - Timecode Live - and the one I found on google - prodjlink - both seem like they're only interested in large festivals/venues using their software so is there anything for hobbyists?

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Re: Timecode software?

Post by Daniel » Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:44

That is the only commercially available product on the market at this very moment - I'm aware that there are a few more, but they are either a lot more expensive OR are just internal builds made by the companies themselves. It isn't really a product that is just for hobbyists ;).

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Re: Timecode software?

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Re: Timecode software?

Post by plur » Fri Nov 24, 2017 14:05

update, found one: https://www.tc-supply.com/tcsupply

i am honestly not sure why this would be a complicated program? seems quite simple, take time input from dj link and convert it into a timecode format.

edit: https://timelord-mtc.com/index.php/download/

am i missing something or are these several thousand dollar highly exclusive programs that update their website saying 'serious inquiries only' after i contact them as a hobbyist doing something that this $100 program doesn't?

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Re: Timecode software?

Post by Daniel » Fri Nov 24, 2017 15:12

I'm afraid it is a lot more complicated than that. From the stories I heard is that pioneer is making this an exclusive tool; Reading the data currently requires a lot of hacking tricks to make it work.

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Re: Timecode software?

Post by drazkers » Fri Nov 24, 2017 17:11

I hacked something together with touch designer. Was a pain, you have to spoof specific packets to be a fake cdj. Certain things are undocumented, you can crash the cdj. I now use tc supply for a reason.

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Re: Timecode software?

Post by plur » Fri Nov 24, 2017 21:31

TC supply has an edu version!

And yeah timelord seems to be doing it the hacked together version, but timecode live should be too? at best it might sniff the packets between an existing player instead of emulating a new one...

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Re: Timecode software?

Post by Yuckfou157 » Fri Dec 01, 2017 13:31

Besides the Live version, TC Supply just released the club version for $ 250,- USD which is a friendly price compared to the $1999 they're asking for the LIVE version of Showkontrol.( see https://www.tc-supply.com/showkontrol-club)
It works like a charm but it's limited for now to NXS2 and Pioneer Tour setups so not usable in all clubs...
What is different from other software like this, is the licensing from Pioneer which makes it a stable tool to use instead of the others who spoof and hack into the DJ setup to extract data which can really fuck the DJ set up, something I really don't want to be accountable for when running big shows :lol:
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