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Mousytom
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MODELA MDX-3

Post by Mousytom » Sun Aug 19, 2018 5:00 am

Hi all,

I recently found these two in storage at my university and have been trying (with no luck) to run them on a windows 10 machine.

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When I try to install the MDX 3 drivers I get this error:

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I have also tried installing drivers to other ports such as USB, LPT1 with no luck. I am using a parallel to USB cable I found here https://www.trademe.co.nz/computers/cab ... 11aa9b1147

I know this machine is incredibly old but i'm wondering, has anyone had success in getting one running? I'd really like to see them functioning again rather than in the trash heap :)

Thanks in advance!

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Re: MODELA MDX-3

Post by Patrick Thorn » Sun Aug 19, 2018 4:01 pm

These are the official Supported drivers
http://download.rolanddg.jp/en/3d.html#mdx3
http://download.rolanddg.jp/en/3d.html#pix3430

Hope this helps, so with an old pc they will work.
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Re: MODELA MDX-3

Post by Mousytom » Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:39 pm

Thanks Patrick,

I am looking at digging up an older PC specifically for running these :) however, I first wanted to know, has anyone has had success with parallel to usb adapters? and if so, is there any known work around to drive these from a 64bit windows 7,8,10 machine?

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Re: MODELA MDX-3

Post by Patrick Thorn » Mon Aug 20, 2018 9:12 am

All support on development of drivers ended in 2005 and 2007, hence no support to later Windows.
Maybe a USB Parallel could work on the MDX-3, PIX-3 needs a Serial cable and the USB/Serial adaptors never worked in my opinion. They looked like they did and then stopped.
If you find a way, then I am sure others would be interested.
Good luck
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