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Electroguepard
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1 USB controller 2 laptop

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I have one USB controller and 2 laptop.
I want to control the 2 laptop with the same USB controller.

In midi I used a midi splitter, but in USB I don't know wich is the apropiated device.

All USB splitters I find are for connect a lot of devices into a single USB input. x inputs and 1 output

But I need a thing that duplicates the signal, 1 input 2 outputs.

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Re: 1 USB controller 2 laptop

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I'm not an USB controller expert, but this sounds like two man commanding one dog. What should the dog do?

This is just not possible - USB is usually a two-way communication. Maybe USB to MIDI --> MIDI splitter is the way to go.

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Re: 1 USB controller 2 laptop

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Plug your controller into one computer and then forward the incoming midi over your network to your other machine.

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Re: 1 USB controller 2 laptop

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I would like to connect the usb controller to a midi splitter, but I don't know if the midi splitter understand a MIDI-USB device.

In each laptop (maybe I have 3) I'm going to connect a USB MIDI interface like such of Roland:
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But I don't know how to connect a USB controller to a midi splitter...

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Re: 1 USB controller 2 laptop

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if you connect the controller to the "master" laptop you can create the midi notes via the usb controller and get them into the midi splitter via the interface....

anyways... i would prefer a way to convert the midi signal to osc if you can work like that...
you would have less delay i think and osc works more stable for me than midi in resolume!
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Re: 1 USB controller 2 laptop

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HerrNieDa wrote:if you connect the controller to the "master" laptop you can create the midi notes via the usb controller and get them into the midi splitter via the interface....

anyways... i would prefer a way to convert the midi signal to osc if you can work like that...
you would have less delay i think and osc works more stable for me than midi in resolume!
I have to learn how...
I must OSC!

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