Elektrobolt wrote:I mean, if people are having problems with the current ones, to the point of having to replace them, then wouldn't better assembly and casings be cheaper in the long run?
Had the same thoughts but then realized;
Can we Cubase users get a blank dongle from
BestBuy or RadioShack or MonoPrice etc?
Don't think so.
AFAIK we can only get a blank replacement dongle from Steiny.
So if and when your dongle starts packing its bags to head south,
there is only one game in town.
That being said;
I just can't see Yamaha/Steinberg make a lot of $$$
from selling blank dongles, but however small the Cubase DAW base,
Yamyberg or Steinha do have this corner of the market sewn up.
So like many others I just gaffer tape the f*ck out of it,
(I leave a lil hole so I can make sure the red LED lights up)
put it on my keyring and bob's yer uncle'.
Users would be wise to have a spare (they are not too expensive) hanging around just in case;
and for mobile pros a total 2nd license would also be good insurance.
Pass the cost on to yer clients.
If yer gear ain't breakin down, you aint workin' much.
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