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Analog way ORCHESTRA User manual
Orchestra - Ref. ORC50
Thank you for choosing Analog Way and the Orchestra. By following these simple steps, you will be able to setup
and use your powerful High End Remote Controller within minutes. Discover the Orchestra 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 Orchestra (ORC50)
1 x Power supply cord
1 x Console mounting bar and screws
1 x Set of 3 pens
2 x Adjustable feet
1 x User Manual (PDF Version) *
1 x Quick Start Guide (PDF Version) *
* Download on our website:
Orchestra settings
Before starting with ORC50, please see the following
Status Bar (upper right corner of the screen).
Each Screen is represented as a circle:
● Ready Status Bar
- Front Panel Description
- Setting up the ORC50
- Configurating the show.
If connecting the Orchestra and device directly, be sure to
use an Ethernet crossover cable, otherwise you can use a
standard ethernet hub and straight cables.
The ORC50 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
The operator must confirm the action of erasing.
- 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 to refer to User Manual for comprehensive explanations.
> BNC for desk light
> USB Port for show
file management
and firmware upgrade
> 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.
> Transition: Selection of
Effects and User Effects.
> Screen: Screen selection
> T-Bar to control
effect level.
> Source Main: Status only.
> Preset Edition: Save,
load and modify presets.
Various layer properties
are also available in this
> 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.
> CLEAR ALL button: delete
all layers.
> Please refer to our user
manual for all the functions
in this section.
> 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.
> Joystick for easy adjustments
(position or size). Adjust the selected PIP or Logo, X-Axis (Left/
Right), Y-Axis (Up/Down).
> 3 functions associated with TAKE
and T-BAR:
- STEP BACK - short press activates the Step Back function
- STEP BACK - long press to
enable/disable the PRESET
TOGGLE function.
> Take: Press the TAKE
button to display the
pre-selected sources
onto the MAIN output
with the selected
Setting up the Orchestra
User configuration:
System configuration:
Show configuration:
On startup, the ORC50 tactile screen will display the
User page. The first time you use the ORC50, 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 ORC50 will
display its default menu screen.
The ORC50 System Configuration page lets you
adjust properties like the IP address of the ORC50.
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 ORC50 (IP1,2,3,4) or press the <Default>
button to restore the address to
Press the [OK] button to validate
3/ Press [OK] again to Exit the system page.
When starting with the ORC50, 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 ORC50 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 ORC50 will display a blank show page.
Configuring the show
Output configuration:
Screen setup:
1/ Select a Screen in the Screen section of the ORC50
by pressing one of the six available buttons. The
Screen page will appear on the ORC50 tactile screen.
4/ Press Edit Devices. Add Device. Using the
tactile screen, Configure the communication
settings of the device that the ORC50 will control.
2/ Press Screen Setup on the tactile screen.
5/ Press the [OK] button to validate your
changes. The ORC50 will begin connecting to
the configured device.
3/ On the <Screen Setup>, select the slave device
type and mode. Press Edit to rename your screen.
6/ Press the [OK] button to return to the Screen
Setup page.
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:
Soft Edge setup:
Image settings:
1/ In the Screen Setup page, press Edit Input, you
can manually configure the type of plug, the signal
type or press the [Autosetting] button, for an
automatic setup of your inputs.
2/ Press [OK] button.
Please refer to the Soft Edge Setup Chapter of
the User manual.
In the screen setup page, to access source
image settings, press the [Image Settings]
Rear Panel Description
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
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.
Serial port (not in use)
RJ-45 - Auxiliary
Not in use
RJ-45 connector: Connect the Orchestra to
10/100 Ethernet LAN using this female RJ-45
connector: used to control switcher
100-250 VAC 2A 50-60Hz
Auxiliary display output
Clone of the tactile screen
Mounting Bar
For installation
Working with the Orchestra
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 Orchestra 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).
Managing with the Orchestra
The Orchestra can control the following Seamless Switchers:
Control Mode
Soft Edge
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 Orchestra
Please check the User Manual and our website for further information:
Version: 3.20 - 20/12/2011
Code: 140104
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