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Remote volume control of 8240?

dumbo, muokattu 12 Vuodet sitten.

Remote volume control of 8240?

Padawan Viestejä: 78 Liittymispäivä: 20.12.2009 Viimeisimmät viestit
I'm about to take the plunge on the 8240 but the fact that there is no way to control the volume remotely (other than from a computer) is a deal breaker. Is there any work around?
christophe-anet, muokattu 12 Vuodet sitten.

Re: Remote volume control of 8240?

Jedi Knight Viestejä: 188 Liittymispäivä: 23.3.2009 Viimeisimmät viestit
Hello,

Thanks for your post and interest in our DSP products. As a first note, our main website contains an extensive list of FAQs about our DSP products. You can read more under: http://www.genelec.com/faq/dsp-products-faq/

On the issue of volume control, here is one FAQ describing where does the volume control happen:

Genelec DSP loudspeakers and subwoofers implement the volume control as a part of the DSP processing. The volume control decreases the values in the digital audio data just before the data is written into the DA converter to turn the digital audio signal into an analogue audio signal. Decreasing the value makes the sound level lower.

The command to set the volume to a certain level is created in the computer user interface software GLM and mediated into all loudspeakers and subwoofer using the Genelec loudspeaker control network. No audio data travels on the control network.

Now, how to control the volume in GLM? - Here is the answer:

GLM must be installed and in use to control the volume. GLM can be controlled in different ways. For example, GLM includes support for Griffin Powermate third party knob. With this you can control the volume when GLM is running on the background. The Griffin Powermate knob features rotary motion for volume control, mute on quick down stroke, and bass manager bypass on long push–and–hold. Access to the knob specific functions definition is on a GLM the pull-down menu under the Setup Tab.

From GLM software version 1.2.0 there is also a new GLM Autolink application that can be used to control the volume and load system setups. In both cases GLM needs to be running but can be kept in the background.

Hope this is helpful.
Best regards,