Published Jan 14, 2021
To Connect your Firewire StudioLive 16.0.2 to OSX Catalina and OS 11+ BigSur:
First, Please download Universal Control 3.4+ and install the latest firewire drivers for Catalina/Big Sur compatibility from the following link:
Once you have updated please connect your mixer and you should see a request to update your mixer's firmware [New Version v230 / XMOS v0.05] Please update, restart your computer, 16.0.2 and then retest.
The Firewire 400 StudioLive 16.0.2 can be connected with modern Mac computers using a "Bilingual" 400/800 Firewire cable, and Apple-Brand Thunderbolt adapters.
You should now be able to use firewire mixer with your Catalina/Big Sur OS.
If you are still unable to connect then there is the possibility that Apple's security features disabled the drivers on installation. Please see the following article: