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HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E

Remote Control Software V4.01

User Guide

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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software V4.01 User Guide
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 2 of 65 Contact Details Telex Communcations (UK) Ltd Klark Teknik Building Walter Nash Road Kidderminster Worcestershire DY11 7HJ England Tel: +44 1562 741515 Fax: +44 1562 745371 Websites: www.midasconsoles.com
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 3 of 65 CONTENTS 1 I NTRODUCING T HE HELIX R EMOTE C ONTROL S OFTWARE ......................................... 5 2 I NSTALLING HELIX RCS...............................................................................
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 4 of 65 7.6 Working Online ...........................................................................................................42 7.6.1 Communications Overview.....................................................................................
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 5 of 65 1 I NTRODUCING T HE HELIX R EMOTE C ONTROL S OFTWARE The HELIX Equaliser Remote Control Software (HELIX RCS) enables engineers to remotely program a network of up to 64 HELIX equaliser channels
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 6 of 65 2 I NSTALLING HELIX RCS 2.1 Minimum System Requirements Operating System: Windows 2000 or Windows XP Computer/Laptop: Display resolution minimum 1024 X 768 pixels set at 96 DPI Pentium III
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 7 of 65 2.2 Software Installation HELIX RCS AddIn is available as an ‘.exe’ file from the Klark Teknik website (http://www.klarkteknik.com/software.htm) and includes an integral Set Up Wizard that
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 8 of 65 5 When you are ready to install, click . After successful installation, click to exit the Wizard. The HELIX EQ RCS will now be available through the ELGAR Library Manager.
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 9 of 65 3 G ETTING S TARTED 3.1 Opening HELIX RCS within the ELGAR Library Manager Note To run HELIX RCS you must have installed the Midas Klark Teknik ELGAR Library Manager on your laptop/PC. The
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 10 of 65 3.2 The DN9340 Device Workspace The key features of DN9340 device workspace are identified in the figure below. 3.3 Quick Tour of the DN9340 Device Views The DN9340 Device workspace has six
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 11 of 65 To quickly switch to a different view on the other channel Click on the required view button on the Channel A or B navigation strip. As you switch view the display is updated to show the frequency
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 12 of 65 4 C ONFIGURING THE HELIX A DD I N 4.1 Network Identification A single show file will usually have multiple HELIX AddIns equating to the networked HELIX units in your physical set up. Each
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 13 of 65 B Specify channel details in the lower Home tab 5 For each channel, type in a Long Name (maximum 11 characters, upper or lower case) and Short Name (maximum 3 characters, upper case only)
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 14 of 65 5 P ROGRAMMING EQ 5.1 Graphic Equalisation To switch to the Graphic Equalisation view Click on the Graphic button of the Channel A or B Navigation Strip, as required. (If staying on the same
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 15 of 65 2 To apply autogain, tick the † AutoGain check box and type in (or scroll) the required value in the field below. 3 Use the Unit Display drop down menu to set the Graphic display mode that
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 16 of 65 5.2 Parametric Equalisation To switch to the Parametric Equalisation view Click on the Para button of the Channel A or B Navigation Strip, as required. (If staying on the same Channel, you
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 17 of 65 To Bypass the parametric EQ on the current channel Tick the †Bypass check box in the upper Parametric tab. To add a PEQ section to the graph 1 Click on the Add button in the lower Parametric
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 18 of 65 5.3 Dynamic Equalisation To switch to the Dynamic Equalisation view Click on the Dynamic button of the Channel A or B Navigation Strip, as required. (If staying on the same Channel you may
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 19 of 65 To Bypass the Dynamic EQ on the current channel Tick the †Bypass check box in the upper Dynamic tab by clicking on it. To shape a Dynamic EQ section 1 Click on its control panel in the lower
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 20 of 65 To switch a Dynamic section out of the circuit 1 Tick the † Out check box at the bottom right-hand corner of its Dynamic control panel. The Dynamic is faded to grey on the graph and its contribution
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 21 of 65 At the Filter Mode tab Use the Unit Display drop down menu to set the display mode that DN9340 units should assume when taken out of slave operation; this only comes into effect if the slave
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 22 of 65 6 W ORKING WITH M ULTIPLE HELIX A DD I NS 6.1 Building your Network Remotely Working within ELGAR enables you to open a series of HELIX AddIns (DN9340 EQ devices) in a single show file to
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 23 of 65 The screen provides Channel A and B Navigation Strips for all the HELIX AddIns in the show file and a series of ‘global’ command buttons. (Only Copy Channels, Global Graphic and Mute All/UnMute
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 24 of 65 6.3 Copy Channels Screen To copy settings from one device to another 1 Click on the Copy Channels button to open the screen shown below (also see Note below). On the left is a list of all
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 25 of 65 5 Choose Apply to apply the changes and keep the screen open for further copying. or Choose OK to apply changes and close the screen. Note If you see the following message, this feature is
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 26 of 65 7 U SING HELIX RCS TO C ONTROL AN E QUALISER N ETWORK 7.1 Overview To control an equaliser network, the laptop/PC running HELIX RCS is connected to the network in place of a Master DN9340E
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 27 of 65 7.2.2 Connecting the HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E units to an Ethernet switch or hub The diagram below shows each HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E unit directly connected to an Ethernet switch or hub, which
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 28 of 65 7.3.2 Ethernet connection – wireless option The system set up for the wireless option Ethernet connection is via an Ethernet cable connected to the network socket of the wireless access point
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 29 of 65 2 In the System Configuration window, select Routing from the Communications option. If necessary, click to expand the Communications category. 3 Click Add Port. 4 Select Ethernet Port from
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 30 of 65 6 Select the IP address of the HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E unit you wish to connect to this port, for example, “192.168.1.22”. 7 Make sure Echo is set to Generic Echo Off. 8 Click OK to accept port
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 31 of 65 IP Addressing To uniquely identify every device, Ethernet connections use standard IP addresses comprising four 0-255 segments presented in dot notation, for example, 192.168.1.16. To accommodate
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 32 of 65 To configure an Access Point and wireless card (wireless set up only) As set up procedures vary between the commercially available Access Points - and your Access Point may have a Set Up Wizard
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 33 of 65 B Wireless Card 2 Open your laptop/PC’s Control Panel and locate and open the Wireless Network Connection Properties dialogue box. If your wireless card is set up to use Windows to configure
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 34 of 65 8 The Access Point SSID should now appear in the lower Preferred Networks list. If necessary, move the network SSID to the top of the list, using the Move up button, so that Windows automatically
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 35 of 65 7.3.4 Fault Finding Tips The following tips cover some of the more likely errors in an Ethernet set up that will cause ELGAR to report a failure in establishing a connection with the HELIX
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 36 of 65 7.4 Serial Connection (Option) There is an option to control your system remotely from a laptop PC via an RS-232 connection. 7.4.1 Serial connection details The system set up for serial connection
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 37 of 65 4 Open ELGAR by clicking on the ELGAR desktop icon. 5 Select File > Open from the ELGAR menu to locate and open the KTG show file containing the HELIX DN9848E unit settings. 6 From the
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 38 of 65 11 Select Helix Serial Port from the Port Type drop down list. 12 The Port Configuration window will now extend to include additional fields. In this window you will select and name a Helix
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 39 of 65 7.5 The System Configuration Window This section details only the HELIX RCS-specific functions and any ELGAR updates incorporated for this new software. 7.5.1 Finding ports and device names
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 40 of 65 To find new devices attached to your PC 1 In the System Configuration window, click on Find Device Names. 2 Click Yes. The status bar under the Cancel button shows the progress of device polling
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 41 of 65 The Ethernet Port screen (shown below) allows you to: • Change the port name in the Port Name field. • Select the appropriate IP address from the IP Address drop down list. • Identify an Ethernet
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 42 of 65 7.6 Working Online 7.6.1 Communications Overview Referring to the illustration above, in online mode the HELIX RCS laptop/PC and slave units exchange the following messages: Metering Requests
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 43 of 65 7.6.2 Online Operation Important! We recommend that you always save your show file settings before going online, so that you have the option of reverting to previous settings after a ‘Get
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 44 of 65 To take a unit offline 1 Switch to the respective HELIX AddIn. 2 Click the green Go Offline button so that it toggles to red Go Online. To check the online status of the Devices in the network
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 45 of 65 To take the entire network offline 1 Switch to the FastNav ® screen by clicking on the red Fast Nav. button in any AddIn or by maximising the DN9340 Navigation icon on the Windows Start bar.
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 46 of 65 7.7 Solo Tracking Operation If required, the Solo Tracking system of the Midas mixing console in use can be set up to select the slave equalisers in the Helix Network. To enable this, the
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 47 of 65 3 If an asterisk appears in the Valid column, the chosen solo button is already assigned to another HELIX channel; the conflicting HELIX channel will also be marked with an asterisk. Select
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 48 of 65 7.8 Protecting System Settings To protect against unauthorised users tampering with key parameters that may affect preset room equalisation or result in equipment damage, a password protected
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 49 of 65 To change the current password 1 Click on Change Password to open the screen shown right. 2 Type in a password of up to 8 characters in length. Note that the DN9340 Unit regards spaces as
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 50 of 65 8 S TORING /R ECALLING M EMORY S ETTINGS The DN9340E and DN9344E HELIX Equalisers are provided with 32 User memories for storing frequently used Equaliser settings in battery-backed-up SRAM.
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 51 of 65 To remotely program equalisation settings in another PC Memory location 1 Select a memory location from the Current PC Memory drop down list in the upper memory tab. If you are currently online,
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 52 of 65 To recall settings from a User or Preset memory from the HELIX Unit to the AddIn Device 1 In the upper Memory tab, select the Current PC Memory that you wish to overwrite. 2 Set the AddIn
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 53 of 65 8.2 Global Memory Management Memories can be simultaneously recalled or stored to/from multiple units from the global Memory Management screen. To open the global Memory Management screen
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 54 of 65 The HELIX RCS will work through the ticked units in the list, setting each online in turn. As the download/upload takes some time to complete, the current progress is tracked by the status
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 55 of 65 9 A PPENDICES 9.1 Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations A AddIn Product control software, such as HELIX RCS, which works under the ELGAR Library Manager Shell. B Bandwidth In EQ, the width of
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 56 of 65 R RCS Abbreviation for remote control software. RS-232 Abbreviation for Recommended Standard 232. Also known as RS-232C, the RS-232 is the standard for asynchronous serial-port transfers set
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 57 of 65 9.2 Remote Control Connection Options This section gives the available options for connecting HELIX DN9340E, DN9340, DN9344E and DN9344 units - and also HELIX DN9848E and DN9848 units - to
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 58 of 65 9.2.2 Multiple-unit Ethernet connections To connect any Ethernet units in an Ethernet system This fast Ethernet-only system can incorporate the Ethernet units in any combination. Connect the
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 59 of 65 To connect Ethernet and non-Ethernet units in an Ethernet/serial system The PC is connected to the first Ethernet unit using one of the options in Section 7.3. The Ethernet units are connected
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 60 of 65 9.2.3 Multiple-unit serial connections To connect a combination of non-Ethernet units serial-to-RS-485 Connect any combination of non-Ethernet units in a daisy chain configuration, using serial
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 61 of 65 9.2.4 Ethernet and serial To connect Ethernet and non-Ethernet units in a dual Ethernet-serial system In this dual system the laptop/PC is connected to the Ethernet units via Ethernet and
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 62 of 65 9.3 Setting up the Lantronix UDS1100 Converter 9.3.1 Configuring the Lantronix UDS1100 Please note that the instructions given here relate to the Lantronix Device Installer V3.6 which has
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 63 of 65 8 Highlight your device in the device list and double-click to access the Device Details, Web Configuration and Telnet Configuration tabs. 9 Switch to the Web Configuration tab and click Go
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 64 of 65 12 Click Apply Settings to apply the changes; you will see the “Please wait …” message while the unit saves the changes and reboots. 13 Close the Device Installer by selecting File > Exit
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    HELIX DN9340E/DN9344E Remote Control Software User Guide 65 of 65 3 Connect the UDS1100 Converter as follows: Direct: Use CAT5 cross over cable to connect the UDS1100 RJ-45 port to the laptop/PC RJ- 45 port. LAN: Use CAT5 cable to connect the RJ-45 port