Output Routing for Various Scenarios

Given the physical outputs that are attached, the follow are recommended routing setups for various common scenarios. These routes are configured on the ROUTING > out 1-16 and associated pages.

  • House PA
    This is the nominal mode of operation, using the in-house PA in stereo mode.

    • Out 1-16 Page
      • Output 1 = MixBus 5 (Monitor 5)
      • Output 2 = MixBus 6 (Monitor 6)
      • Output 3 = MixBus 7 (Monitor 7)
      • Output 4 = MixBus 8 (Monitor 8)
      • Output 8 = Matrix 5 (Balcony delay), with a delay of approx. 42.8 ms
      • Output 9 = MixBus 1 (Monitor 1)
      • Output 10 = MixBus 2 (Monitor 2)
      • Output 11 = MixBus 3 (Monitor 3)
      • Output 12 = MixBus 4 (Monitor 4)
      • Output 13 = MixBus 12 (Subwoofer feed)
      • Output 14 = Matrix 6 (Front-fill and other feeds), with a delay of approx. 6.8 ms
      • Output 15 = Main L
      • Output 16 = Main R
      • All other Outputs = OFF
    • Aux Out Page
      • Aux Out 5 = Insert
      • Aux Out 6 = Insert
    • AES50-A Page
      • AES50 A Outputs 1-8 = Out 1-8
      • AES50 A Outputs 9-16 = Out 9-16
    • XLR Out Page
      • XLR Outputs 13-16 = Out 5-8
  • External PA
    When using an external PA stack, it is assumed that the main feed for it will come directly from the mixing console. You can also patch into it using S32 outputs 5, 6, and 7.

    • Out 1-16 Page
      • Output 1 = MixBus 5 (Monitor 5)
      • Output 2 = MixBus 6 (Monitor 6)
      • Output 3 = MixBus 7 (Monitor 7)
      • Output 4 = MixBus 8 (Monitor 8)
      • Output 5 = Main L
      • Output 6 = Main R
      • Output 7 = MixBus 12 (Subwoofer feed)
      • Output 8 = Matrix 5 (Balcony delay), you’ll need to adjust the delay to an appropriate value
      • Output 9 = MixBus 1 (Monitor 1)
      • Output 10 = MixBus 2 (Monitor 2)
      • Output 11 = MixBus 3 (Monitor 3)
      • Output 12 = MixBus 4 (Monitor 4)
      • Output 13 = MixBus 11 (House Subwoofer feed); if not using external subs, consider routing this to MixBus 12 instead and ignoring Output 7
      • Output 14 = Matrix 6 (Front-fill and other feeds), you’ll need to adjust the delay to an appropriate value
      • All other Outputs = OFF
    • Aux Out Page
      • Aux Out 5 = Insert
      • Aux Out 6 = Insert
    • AES50-A Page
      • AES50 A Outputs 1-8 = Out 1-8
      • AES50 A Outputs 9-16 = Out 9-16
    • XLR Out Page
      • XLR Outputs 13-16 = Out 5-8
  • Movie Surround Sound
    This is a scenario where you wish to pass through 5.1 surround to the amplifiers.

    • Out 1-16 Page
      • Output 1 = MixBus 5 (Monitor 5)
      • Output 2 = MixBus 6 (Monitor 6)
      • Output 3 = MixBus 7 (Monitor 7)
      • Output 4 = MixBus 8 (Monitor 8)
      • Output 5 = MixBus 9 (Surround Left)
      • Output 6 = MixBus 10 (Surround Right)
      • Output 7 = MixBus 11 (Center Channel)
      • Output 8 = Matrix 5 (Balcony delay)
      • Output 9 = MixBus 1 (Monitor 1)
      • Output 10 = MixBus 2 (Monitor 2)
      • Output 11 = MixBus 3 (Monitor 3)
      • Output 12 = MixBus 4 (Monitor 4)
      • Output 13 = MixBus 12 (Subwoofer feed)
      • Output 14 = Matrix 6 (Front-fills and other feeds)
      • Output 15 = Main L
      • Output 16 = Main R
    • Aux Out Page
      • Aux Out 5 = Insert
      • Aux Out 6 = Insert
    • AES50-A Page
      • AES50 A Outputs 1-8 = Out 1-8
      • AES50 A Outputs 9-16 = Out 9-16
    • XLR Out Page
      • XLR Outputs 13-16 = Out 5-8

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