Analog way Orchestra^2 User manual

QUICK START GUIDE
Orchestra² - Ref. ORC50
Thank you for choosing Analog Way and the Orchestra². By following these simple steps, you will be able to setup
and use your powerful High End Remote Controller within minutes. Discover the Orchestra² extensive capabilities
and intuitive interface while configuring your first show, and unleash your creativity for a new experience in show
and event management by Analog Way.
WHAT’S IN THE BOX
• 1 x Orchestra² (ORC50)
• 1 x Power supply cord
• 1 x Console mounting bar and screws
• 1 x Set of 3 stylus for touchscreen
• 2 x Adjustable feet
• 1 x User manual (PDF version)*
• 1 x Quick start guide*
* User manual and quick start guide are also available on www.analogway.com
ORCHESTRA² SETTINGS
Before starting with Orchestra², please see the following
steps:
• Front Panel Description
• Setting up the Orchestra²
• Configurating the show.
If connecting the Orchestra² and device directly, be sure
to use an Ethernet crossover cable, otherwise you can
use a standard ethernet hub and straight cables.
The Orchestra² automatically detects if the connected
devices are running the correct firmware version.
To program a preset, use the following steps:
1. Select a Screen #1 to #6
2. Create a layer by “Preset Edition” section
3. Select a source
4. Save the configuration of the Screen in a Preset.
>> Restart the steps #1 to #4 if several Screens are
associated to a Preset.
Specific commands:
• For saving a Preset with black content, you must save
an empty Preset.
• Short press on a preset: loads the saved preset and
saved screen selection.
• Long press on a preset: loads the saved preset on only
the currently selected screens
• For clearing a Preset (Memory): Save To Preset >
Confirm the reset of the preset on the touch screen.
The check boxes are not automatically checked by the
software.
The operator must confirm the action of erasing.
Status Bar (upper right corner of the screen).
Each Screen is represented as a circle:
• Ready Status Bar
- Grey dark circle: No device Configured
- Grey light circle: Device not connected
- Yellow circle: Initializing and synchronizing device
- Green circle: Device connected and ready for operation.
• TAKE Status Bar
- Grey dark circle: No device
- Grey light circle: Screen unselected, no action scheduled
- Red circle: The Main is different from Preview.
The screen will change after a Take.
Navigation bar (bottom of screen):
The Navigation bar shows your current page, and is also a
shortcut to the listed menu pages.
FRONT PANEL DESCRIPTION
Please refer to User manual for comprehensive explanations.
Preset memory: Each time you configure a screen (background,
PIPs, logos), you can save it to a Preset Memory for future use.
To do this, configure a screen with all the desired elements,
press the SAVE TO PRESET button and then a preset memory
button.
Settings: allows you to access all of the Orchestra menus and
functionalities quickly and easily. The 4 top rotative knobs
will allow you to set values, while the last knob will allow to
navigate through the interface, to access source or element
settings for example.
Position: Joystick for easy adjustments (position/size). Adjust
the selected PIP or Logo, X-Axis (Left/Right), Y-Axis (Up/Down).
Snap function: Enable this function by long pressing POS or
SIZE buttons. With this tool, your PIP/logo will be automatically
positioned at the closest predefined position.
Screen: Screen selection
Source main:
Status only
Source Preview: select your
sources. It will appear on the
Preview output of your switcher
and press TAKE to go live on your
Main output.
Preset Edition: Save, load and modify presets.
Various layer properties are also available in this section.
- CLEAR ALL: delete all layers.
- QUICK FRAME: allows the instant display of a stored
emergency frame above all layers. NOTE: This function
requires Eikos², Saphyr, SmartMatriX², Pulse²,
QuickMatriX or QuickVu.
Please refer to our User manual for all the functions in
this section.
Transition: Selection of Effects and User Effects.
• T-Bar to control effect level.
• T AKE: Press the TAKE button to display the pre-selected sources onto
the MAIN output with the selected effects.
• 3 functions associated with TAKE and T-BAR:
- STEP BACK: > short press activates the Step Back function ­
> long press to enable/disable the PRESET TOGGLE function.
- INIT T-BAR
- TAKE CUT
SETTING UP THE ORCHESTRA²
USER CONFIGURATION:
On startup, the Orchestra² tactile screen will display the
User page. The first time you use the Orchestra², you will
have to create a new user.
1. Press the New User button on the tactile screen
2. Name the new user as required and press the OK
button to validate your choice. Press OK to skip
password creation.
3. On the User page, choose the user you just created,
and press the OK button. The Orchestra² will display its
default menu screen.
SYSTEM CONFIGURATION:
The Orchestra² System Configuration page lets you
adjust properties like the IP address of the Orchestra².
1. Press System on the tactile screen. The Network
Configuration tab will be displayed.
2. Select the Lan Settings option, rotate the
corresponding knobs to change the IP address of
the Orchestra² (IP1,2,3,4) or press the <Default>
button to restore the address to 192.168.0.9.
Press the OK button to validate
3. Press OK again to Exit the system page.
SHOW CONFIGURATION:
When starting with the Orchestra², you will need
to create a new show.
1. Press the Shows button on the tactile screen
then “Create a New Show” button.
2. The Orchestra² will display the Show Edit Name
screen, you can now enter a new name. Choose
a name for your show, then press the OK button
to validate your choice.
3. The Orchestra² will display a blank show page.
CONFIGURING THE SHOW
SCREEN SETUP:
1. Select a Screen in the Screen section of the Orchestra²
by pressing one of the six available buttons. The Screen
page will appear on the Orchestra² tactile screen.
2. Press Screen Setup on the tactile screen.
3. On the <Screen Setup>, select the slave device type
and mode. Press Edit to rename your screen.
4. Press Edit Devices. Add Device. Using the tactile
screen, Configure the communication settings of the
device that the ORC50 will control.
5. Press the OK button to validate your changes. The
Orchestra² will begin connecting to the configured
device.
6. Press the OK button to return to the Screen Setup
page.
OUTPUT CONFIGURATION:
1. In the Screen Setup page, press Edit Outputs and
select the output, Main or Preview, you wish
to adjust, then configure the output format
(resolution), output rate, output type required.
2. Press Pattern, and select an available pattern
to check your output settings on screen. Press
Pattern again, and select None to revert to your
image on screen.
3. Press the OK button to return to the screen
setup page.
INPUT CONFIGURATION:
1. In the Screen Setup page, press Edit Input, you can
manually configure the type of plug, the signal type or
press the AUTO SETTING ALL button, for an automatic
setup of your inputs.
2. Press OK button.
SOFT EDGE SETUP:
Please refer to the Soft Edge Setup Chapter of the
User manual.
IMAGE SETTINGS:
In the screen setup page, to access source image
settings, press the IMAGE SETTINGS button.
LOGOS & FRAMES CONFIGURATION:
1. In the screen setup page, press the LOGOS/FRAMES
button.
2. Select a source you wish to use as a logo or frame.
3. Choose the memory slot to save the Logo/Frame into,
edit size, position with the joystick, and the keying
settings by rotating the approriate knobs.
4. Press STORE to store your logo or frame.
REAR PANEL DESCRIPTION
RS-232: Serial port
(not in use)
RJ-45 connector: Connect
the Orchestra² to 10/100
Ethernet LAN using this female RJ-45 connector: used
to control switcher
Auxiliary display output:
Clone of the tactile screen
RJ-45 - Auxiliary:
Not in use
DC 100-250 VAC
2A 50-60Hz
Mounting Bar:
For installation
FRONT PANEL DESCRIPTION
• LAYERS:
Backgrounds, frames, PIPs, and logos are all considered layers.
To work with a layer, press the BACKGROUND LIVE, BACKGROUND FRAME, ADD PIP or ADD LOGO button.
In the Source Preview section, select the source you wish to assign to that layer. It will appear on the Preview output
of your slave device. Press TAKE to go live on your Main output.
Selected objects can be moved or resized with the help of the joystick.
Any selected object can be cleared by pressing the CLEAR button twice (to clear multiple layers, press CLEAR PIPS,
CLEAR LOGOS or CLEAR ALL, twice).
Source parameters of the selected layer can be accessed via the options on the last line of the tactile screen or via the
5th knob.
• THE TAKE BUTTON:
The TAKE button will bring everything you have configured, from your Preview output to your Main output.
The Orchestra² T-Bar makes the same transition, but you can manually control the progress of the effect.
The TAKE CUT button allows you to override all transition effects with a cut effect.
Finally, the STEPBACK button will help you to revert your main output to its previous screen state. Press the STEPBACK
button and press TAKE to do this.
• PRESET MEMORIES:
Each time you configure a screen (background, PIPs, logos), you can save it to a Preset Memory for future use, then call
it back at any time.
To do this, configure a screen with all the desired elements, and press the SAVE TO MEMORY button.
In the Preset Memory section, choose the memory slot you wish to save to by pressing a button (#1 to #8).
To recall that memory and use it, press the LOAD FROM PRESET button, press a Preset Memory button and press TAKE.
TIP: Pressing the PAGE button while selecting a Preset Memory (#1 to #8), will select a memory page, each containing 8
memory slots (64 in total).
• OFF-LINE PROGRAMMING:
Define your Show while you have no hardware device connected to the ORC50. You can configure screens and define
presets in advance and recall them later.
MANAGING WITH THE ORCHESTRA²
Quadravision
Soft Edge Blending
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QVU150
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QMX150
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PLS350
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SMX250
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SPX450
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EKS550
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SQD200
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STE100
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STE200
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SVU200
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SVU300
OPS200
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PLS200
OPS300
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PLS300
EKS400
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Seamless Matrix
SMX100
EKS500
Seamless Mixer
Control Mode
SMX200
DVX8044
The Orchestra² can control the following Seamless Switchers:
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WARRANTY
All Analog Way products have a 3 year warranty on parts and labor, return to factory, but do not include faults resulting
from user negligence, any unauthorized modifications, electrical surges, mishandling (drop/crush), and/or any other
damage caused by misuse.
Please note: The included carrying case and protective foam is not covered under warranty.
GOING FURTHER WITH THE ORCHESTRA²
Please check the User manual and our website for further information: www.analogway.com
Version: 4.00 - 04/24/2014
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