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Edirol UA-101 I have an AMD x2 4400, 2gb of ram running Windows XP 64 bit. I bought an Edirol UA-101 about 6 months ago and my setup worked fine until about 4 weeks ago when the computer would randomly freeze and require a reboot, this only happens when using the UA-101, with the UA-101 switched off the pc is flawless. I have replaced the UA-101 and reinstalled Windows and drivers but nothing fixes it - what has changed from making my setup a good studio to one that is impossible to work with?

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This could be a software/driver conflict from something you recently installed 4 weeks ago. I would see if there's an updated version of the driver to fix the issue. If not, retrace your steps and see if you possibly installed anything that could be causing the conflict.

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SOURCE: ua 101 driver won't install on windows 7 64 bit

Officially Microsoft says that 32bit drivers are not supported on a 64bit system. Check hardware manufacture for updated drivers. Good luck.

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Midi is data only, there is no actual sound to the midi tracks themselves. They need to be assigned to either a software synth or an external synth to actually make the sounds you want to hear.

For instance if you load a demo of a midi sequance you will need to add a software synth such as the TTS-1 or Roland sound canvas which are general midi compatable and will play the instruments sounds assigned to the demo's midi channels. Use the Synth Rack feature in Sonar to open one of them. Then you will need to assign the output of each of the midi tracks to that particular synth and you will get sound. Make sure to assing the synth's audio track to you UA-25 as its audio output.

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Problems with sound that is coming from computer (output monitoring)

The first thing you should do is to uninstall the EDIROL UA-101 USB2 Driver Ver.1.0.3 for Windows XP and reinstall the system. If the problem persist try to use other usb cable, if the problem still the same please let me know inorder to make another procedure to follow to identify the problem.

Hope this will be helpful.

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Ua 101 driver won't install on windows 7 64 bit

Officially Microsoft says that 32bit drivers are not supported on a 64bit system. Check hardware manufacture for updated drivers. Good luck.

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I am looking for a Vista driver for Edirol UA-20

Hi, Below is a link to the Roland site to download your driver. Click on the link (or copy and paste it into your browser address window), select Vista 32-bit or Vista 64-bit (whichever version you have). Then agree to their terms and download the driver. If this helps, please rate this answer. Thanks! Hal

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Edirol not able to record on Cubase essentials

This interface works fine with other hosts but with cubase is more tricky. But you can fix it.

You need to disable the onboard sound card, also use the UA25 Asio drivers, go to programs/Steinberg cubase/ ASIO multimedia setup and you should see the UA25 outports are active and that the sync ref "YES" also that the UA25 Input ports are active. the next bit is a bit of fun select the Advanced options and select Detect buffer size, when thats finished select Check Buffers and Sync, press the start button and the test will run,if everything is ok you should have zero "Sync lost" and zero "Buffer lost"
Depending on how lower you want to get your latency , you may have to tweek the UA25 driver settings and re-run the setup above.

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Cakewalk Sonar - Edirol UA-1000 crackles on playback!

That's a latency issue it sounds like.
There's a slider under "Audio" .

Move it in increments towards "slow", test it as you go.
Leave it at the highest setting possible that doesn't crackle.

I've heard this so bad that it sounds like a gun going off.
It scares the Hell out of you when it happens !

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UA101 and Blue Screen of Death

try this to make sure that the driver was installed correctly.:

Note: Do not use the “Add New Hardware” Wizard in the control panel. Follow the steps below to install your driver correctly.

1. Plug in the USB cable and power on the device – the New Hardware Wizard will start up (wait for it to start).

2. If Windows asks to connect to Windows Update, click on “No, not this time” and click on “Next.”

3. Select “Install from a list or specified location” and click “Next.”

4. Select “Include this location in the search” and Browse to the folder containing your driver (either on your CD or the folder you downloaded). Click “Next.”

5. Click “Continue Anyway” when the Windows Logo testing screen appears.

6. Click “Finish” when the Completing the Found New Hardware Wizard screen appears.

At this point, you may need to reboot your computer. After restarting, you should check to make sure the driver was successfully installed. Go to Control Panel / Sounds and Audio Devices and make sure your device is listed under “Sound Playback” and “Sound Recording” for audio devices and “”MIDI Music Playback” for MIDI devices. You should also check in the Device Manager to make sure your MIDI or Audio device is listed under “Sound, video and game controllers” with no problems (such as the yellow exclamation point).

If everything is successful to this point, Windows has installed the device correctly and is making it available to any software you need to run. If you can not see your device in your software, you should first try re-profiling the device (different software programs do this differently). If this does not work, you may need to uninstall and reinstall the software. If you still do not see your device, you may need to contact your software vendor for more help.

- Mac OS X -
1. Make sure the Roland/Edirol device and any non-essential USB devices are disconnected.

2. Run the *.pkg installer from the CD-ROM or downloaded driver and follow the onscreen installation instructions. When finished, reboot fully.

3. Plug in the Roland/Edirol device. Ports should now be available in software (you can verify driver availability in Applications > Utilities > Audio/MIDI Setup > MIDI Devices).

- Mac OS 9.X -
Users must first decide if they want to run OMS or FreeMIDI, which can be downloaded from the World Wide Web. OMS is recommended. See the OMS or FreeMIDI documentation for installation and activation details.

Double-click the Edirol installer and follow the onscreen installation instructions.

Note: If you continue to have problems, you may wish to consider upgrading to OS X, as its Core Audio and Core MIDI features make this operating system an excellent base for music applications.


Product: UA-25 UA-101 FA-66 FA-101 UA-4FX UA-1EX

Pop/click/dropout is often a buffer size problem. Be sure to check your Buffer Size setting. You'll find it in the Edirol Icon in System Preferences or in the Control Panel of a Windows machine. Increase your buffer size until the problem goes away.

There are also several settings you will want to make in order for audio applications on a Windows XP computer run optimally.

One of the more detailed websites to walk through these settings is

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