I very much want to be able to control my StudioLive III 16 via the UCNET protocol from something like QLab or SCS. Since the StudioLive Mixers don't include MIDI, the alternative is UCNET. I have searched everywhere for a reference to the presonus-ucnet protocol, and have not found anything (other than IANA port assignments). I know I can control QLab and Behringer X32 mixers via OSC, and would like to do something similar with my Presonus mixer.
After some playing around...
I have to go through the macOS Audio MIDI Setup program to enable Network MIDI. Network MIDI on a Mac requires AVB/EAV support.
Unfortunately, that only works over Ethernet; and not all Ethernet adapters are supported. Basically, I need to hook an Apple Ethernet->TB2 adapter into an Apple TB2->TB3 adapter (I have a recent MBP). My existing USB3 Ethernet adapters will not work; and obviously, neither will WiFi. This is quite a kludge, and I'm not sure who to blame? Apple or Presonus.
I can control an X32 board via simple TCP/UDP connection (over WiFi or Ethernet) or via a USB->MIDI interface. It shouldn't be this challenging.
UC Surface works great for me for controlling my Series III. The Series III (DAW Mode) works great as a controller for Studio One.
Hope you can find a solution that works for you.
Download the STUDIO ONE 5 PDF MANUAL. Access your MY.PRESONUS account.
OVERVIEW of how to get your issue fixed or the steps to create a SUPPORT TICKET.
Needs to include: 1) One Sentence Description 2) Expected Results 3) Actual Results 4) Steps to Reproduce.
Windows 10 Pro 64-bit (20H2), Studio One 5.1.2 Pro | Notion 6.8 | Universal Control v18.104.22.168835
Dell Inspiron 17 5770 (Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8 GHz, 4GB AMD Radeon 530 Graphics, 16GB RAM, Samsung 860 EVO 2TB SSD
StudioLive Series III 32 v2.4.17466
It might be better to ask your question in the closed Facebook group. At least there are people from PreSonus writing there, so if somebody has an answer, you might get it there.
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