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#336682 - 02/15/16 09:09 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] M-Audio FastTrack driver for Win10?
jazzwombat Offline
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I use an M-Audio Fast Track Ultra audio interface with BIAB. My short-range upgrade pathway is to upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10, and BIAB2014 to BIAB2016.

Does anyone on the forum use the Fast Track Ultra? Are there drivers for Windows 10? Any problems to know?

Thanks (and sorry for the off-topic question),

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#336721 - 02/15/16 12:37 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: M-Audio FastTrack driver for Win10? [Re: jazzwombat]
LtKojak Offline
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I have a lowly M-Track, and the latency never went over 7.5ms on Win10.

HTH,
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#336795 - 02/16/16 06:27 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: M-Audio FastTrack driver for Win10? [Re: LtKojak]
jazzwombat Offline
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Thanks, and good to know. Did the driver update for Win10 automatically download during your upgrade to Win10, or did you have to manually install it? (If the latter, where did you find the latest Win10 driver?)
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#336813 - 02/16/16 08:43 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: M-Audio FastTrack driver for Win10? [Re: jazzwombat]
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Using the fast track pro on 10, went ok, upgrade from windows 8.1 didn't need to reinstall driver again.


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#336824 - 02/16/16 09:19 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: M-Audio FastTrack driver for Win10? [Re: jazzwombat]
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I have the Fastrack Pro (not the Ultra) and my upgrade to Windows 10 seemed to have picked up the driver from Windows 7 (I did not have to re-install). Likewise on my Windows 8.1 computer when I upgraded to Windows 10 - no need to re-install.
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#336961 - 02/17/16 06:36 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: M-Audio FastTrack driver for Win10? [Re: jazzwombat]
jazzwombat Offline
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Thanks everyone. I appreciate your replies. It sounds like an upgrade from 7 to 10 shouldn't be too much of an issue for my FastTrack.
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#337008 - 02/17/16 12:43 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: M-Audio FastTrack driver for Win10? [Re: jazzwombat]
LtKojak Offline
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Sorry to be the one bearing the bad news:

http://avid.force.com/pkb/articles/en_US/Download/Fast-Track-Ultra-Drivers?retURL=%2Fpkb%2Farticles%2Fen_US%2FDownload%2FFast-Track-Ultra-Drivers&popup=true

"6.1.10 Oct 10, 2014 This is the final driver release for the Fast Track Ultra.
Note that Windows 10 (or later) is not compatible and will not be qualified"

Looks like you're out of luck.

HTH,


Edited by LtKojak (02/17/16 12:45 PM)
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#337026 - 02/17/16 02:32 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: M-Audio FastTrack driver for Win10? [Re: jazzwombat]
musiclover Offline
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Says the same for fast track pro, but wouldn't pay much attention to that as myself and others seem to have it working ok in 10.

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#337113 - 02/18/16 06:33 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: M-Audio FastTrack driver for Win10? [Re: jazzwombat]
jazzwombat Offline
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Bummer about that LtKojak, but I guess I'll just have to try and see _when_ I upgrade, which may occur later rather than sooner.
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#337161 - 02/18/16 01:49 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: M-Audio FastTrack driver for Win10? [Re: jazzwombat]
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I finally bounced my Fast Track Ultra after Avid treated it as a redheaded stepchild too long. I replaced it with a Scarlett Focusrite 2i4 and have had a lot fewer headaches. I always found the Fast Track software interface confusing with all the busses and whatnot.

I hate to replace hardware that works, but if something causes my 4-5 of additional unnecessary aggravation in a month, and it is not officially supported by my OS, it gets replaced.
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#337232 - 02/19/16 06:02 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: M-Audio FastTrack driver for Win10? [Re: PhillyJazz]
jazzwombat Offline
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Yes. I feel the same way about the FTU: the user interface (to this day) is quite confusing, although I've had next to no problems with my FTU. It is a heck of a lot better than the old EMU 4x4 it replaced. BTW, I'll keep the Scarlett Focusrite 2i4 in mind if I need to replace. Thanks for the tip.
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#337264 - 02/19/16 12:11 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: M-Audio FastTrack driver for Win10? [Re: jazzwombat]
PhillyJazz Offline
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Software is pretty much always more flexible and versatile than hardware, but there are certain things in life where I just like to turn a dial or push a physical button and see stuff light up. I also like the Ketron 4 for that reason. I can always do what I need on the box if the software isn't cooperating.
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#385402 - 12/21/16 04:07 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: M-Audio FastTrack driver for Win10? [Re: jazzwombat]
AnakoAlbert Offline
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For the MAudio Windows 10 drivers, you can get it from here: https://www.driverdr.com/maudio-drivers/.

And if you find the Maudio Fastrack driver you download do not work or not compatible with the Windows 10 system, you can try to enter the device manager, and then uninstall the driver and reinstall it again. Windows will automatically help you do this. And you can view this step by step: https://www.driverdr.com/windows10/update-m-audio-drivers-for-windows-10/

And here is the list of Maudio hardware which released the Windows 10 version drivers: Maudio products drivers compatible with windows 10
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#385415 - 12/21/16 05:32 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: M-Audio FastTrack driver for Win10? [Re: jazzwombat]
Kevin Woolley Offline
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I have the Fast Track Ultra 8R linked to a laptop and have installed the latest driver that is on Avid's website and it works without any problems whatsoever.

I use the laptop and interface in a live situation regularly and I trust it not to give me any problems. (It hasn't so far)

Live I use backings from BIAB, backings from mp3's and play live instruments like TruePianos and Lounge Lizard all on the same computer simultaneously. I can plug my microphone into the Fast Track and have reverb effects on my voice (controlled through the Fast Track's mixer)

Of course the reason to say they're not supporting Win 10 is so that you will happily go and spend more money on a new interface - interfaces are not something you buy on a regular basis!

I also have an old M-Audio Delta 1010 which works with no problems on a desktop computer with Windows 10.


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