Yeah, I get that that’s the point of Overbridge and I’m sure that would be great for some people - but I don’t want to use a computer - especially when a small, simple dedicated break-out box could do the same job.
With things as they are in the world of computing, I wonder if Overbridge will even have a lifespan as long as Elektron’s hardware devices; it’s conceivable that it won’t. Regardless, a dedicated breakout box is exactly what some of us want, and it would ensure that the insane amount of time and resources Elektron have put into OB, could never become a completely wasted effort.
Furthermore, as Elektron customers, we’re all subsidizing Overbridge whether it’s something we’ll eventually use or not - a dedicated box would nicely share some of the benefits of that cost and labour to a broader user base.
For some of us there’s just something counter intuitive about Overbridge - a lot of people buy dedicated hardware to avoid non-dedicated computational devices; and I’m one of them. I didn’t buy either of the Digis in the hope that Elektron would make a break-out box (I bought them because they’re dope) but I sure as hell wouldn’t say no to (relatively) cheap, hassle free multi-outs.