This is a video describing a set of equipment I used to try and record fully without a computer software system. I originally intended ...
Part of a demo for virtual sound check using allen and heath ilive and Alesis HD24 and Lenovo laptop running Protools.
How to replace the displays on an Alesis adat HD24 hard disk recorder.
How to transfer from Alesis HD24 record drive to your firewire drive.
1 Dismount record drive from the Alesis HD24 Connect record drive to Alesis Fireport Adapter (available in studio office). Also connect Fireport adapter to Mac via firewire. The Mac will give you an option to ignore, eject, or initialize the drive. IGNORE IT (or it will erase the drive)!
Open Alesis FST Connect software on Mac (Should be in the dock).
Select ADAT -> Mac transfer at the top right of the interface.
Select your project and then select your song. Use the choose button to select a folder for the files to export to and a file type (WAV is the best way to go). Use the drop down menu to choose to export a whole song (all tracks) or by track. Select the song, or tracks, you want to export and press. export. Say abracadabra (optional) Double check that the exported files are on your firewire drive. Quit FST connect and dismount your firewire hard drive before disconnecting anything.