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Hugh Robjohns wrote: Sun Jan 16, 2022 10:49 am Its capitalism in action, Dave.

If the manufacturers thought more people would buy more of their products if they had MIDI they'd fit MIDI.

And if people really wanted MIDI they'd only buy products with MIDI, and all those manufacturers not fitting MIDI would go bust.

But thats not happening because most people wanting MIDI choose 'better' alternative solutions.

Well, I did not want to get political but "capitalism" is the cause of enormous waste. "Market forces" hardly ever gets it right. E.G. the present scarcity of LF tests.
Then, if your theory was valid Hugh you would expect the cheapest products to have the lowest incidence of DINs. Actually the reverse is the case.

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Actually, I'd expect most budget interfaces to have MIDI, and more expensive interfaces not to... which I think is broadly the case
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Re: Fenestration

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Hugh Robjohns wrote: Sun Jan 16, 2022 12:24 pm Actually, I'd expect most budget interfaces to have MIDI, and more expensive interfaces not to... which I think is broadly the case

Which is contrary to 'market forces'. But I would love to know why? RME seem to be about the only top chaps still fitting DIN ports or breakout skts.

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I imagine people in the market for larger,
expensive interfaces prefer external MIDI solutions as they are more likely to have elaborate system requirements.

People buying budget interfaces typically won't, and so on board MIDI would be more useful as a selling point.
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