Wired Midi over longer distances

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    Does anybody use a wired midi line driver or extension?
    Any difference between one that uses XLR compared to CAT5?
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    Does anyone work for a touring/production company that specializes in Midi?
    Is there a demand to run midi over longer than standard distances to control sequences, lights, effects etc..
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    midiextender looks like a good solution for long distance
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    This was shared by a user and I thought it was a good example of running midi over longer distances.

    My mixing console was in beneath of the recording scene because AD-converters had to (not to be disturbed by EMI Signals) be close to the MICs. So I did not use the given routed XLR-cables in the walls (50meters) but did it differently: To be able to adjust my mixer, I controlled it via MIDI from distance which I had to solve this way, that I placed a MIDI-Box in beneath of the TASCAM and a long parallel cable to the PC, which was controlled by optical infrared mouse. XLR-Microcables (5m) to TASCAM, 5m MIDI cable, MIDI BOX, 5m parallel, PC already gave me 15meters distance from PC to MICs (not to hear the disc noise).

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