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Michigan Synth Works EXP F8R/XVI Eurorack Expander: USB C/ MIDI/ I2C (Silver)

Michigan Synth Works

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2HP Output Expander for Version 2.x XVI and F8R fader banks

Features:

  • USB C connection for use as a USB MIDI device and configuration via web editor
  • 1x MIDI Output (TRS A, cable not included)
  • 4x I2C ports with rear panel headers for inter-rack connections
  • I2C ports are fully buffered for safe I2C connections
  • Status indicator LEDs (Power/ready/activity)
  • Compatible with 1.xx F8R/XVI Devices (details below)

Connecting to your device:

Simply connect the 12pin ribbon cable to the 12pin header on XVI/F8R. There is a key in the connector that will only allow the cable to be connected one way. Its fragile, so please exercise care when connecting. USB connectivity is for data only, the device will not power via USB, it must be connected to eurorack power at all times.

The 12pin header is available on 2.0 versions of F8R and XVI only (there will be a version number on the back of the module). The device can be used with 1.xx devices as well, the 12pin ribbon connector will fit on the 8pin header on those devices. Make sure the key is inserted into the keyway. When used on 1.xx device, only MIDI and I2C is available, the USB feature will NOT WORK ON 1.xx devices. The device does have a work around (See Michigan Synth Works Website)

Product Overview

2HP Output Expander for Version 2.x XVI and F8R fader banks

Features:

  • USB C connection for use as a USB MIDI device and configuration via web editor
  • 1x MIDI Output (TRS A, cable not included)
  • 4x I2C ports with rear panel headers for inter-rack connections
  • I2C ports are fully buffered for safe I2C connections
  • Status indicator LEDs (Power/ready/activity)
  • Compatible with 1.xx F8R/XVI Devices (details below)

Connecting to your device:

Simply connect the 12pin ribbon cable to the 12pin header on XVI/F8R. There is a key in the connector that will only allow the cable to be connected one way. Its fragile, so please exercise care when connecting. USB connectivity is for data only, the device will not power via USB, it must be connected to eurorack power at all times.

The 12pin header is available on 2.0 versions of F8R and XVI only (there will be a version number on the back of the module). The device can be used with 1.xx devices as well, the 12pin ribbon connector will fit on the 8pin header on those devices. Make sure the key is inserted into the keyway. When used on 1.xx device, only MIDI and I2C is available, the USB feature will NOT WORK ON 1.xx devices. The device does have a work around (See Michigan Synth Works Website)