Want to say first that I am not posting this in the 828 forum as I am hoping to get some more reads for the post
I have recently purchased a Motu 828x and have hooked up to my WIN 8 PC through thunderbolt. It is working and sounding great. I also have two other interface the STEINBERG MR816csx and MOTU8 pre. My goal was to have 24 channel through ADAT optical connections.
The Motu 828x and 828 pre work together wonderfully, no issues to report on this setup. I can also run MR816 as the master and place either the 8pre or 828x as slave with no issues. That is where good news for me ends
Here are issues I am running into:
I connect adat out from 816 to 828x and I see signal in input meter of Steinberg device but nothing getting to Motu 828x. (I did not have firewire hooked up on 816mrx)
I connect 816csx through firewire and then changed setting to ADAT and 44.1khz in MR mixer/Steinberg driver. I then start the 828x which cuts off my ability to see the MR or Steinberg driver. The control panel on MR816 has ADAT and 44.1 still lit green though.
So after a couple of hour of trying to make this work I am wondering if it is possible to use MR816 as slave or does it have to be default device in chain?
I hate to lose the use of 816 it has great preamps so if anyone is using it as a slave to another device (especially a MOTU box) . Any ideas or experience will be greatly appreciated.