Mic preamp gains not functioning correctly in mixer

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Mic preamp gains not functioning correctly in mixer

Postby charlienyc » Tue Mar 24, 2015 19:24

hi,
i had a rare day between concert programs so i upgraded the firmware in all my Horus units to the latest (from a very old version)! i now cannot manually enter preamp gains in the Pyramix mixer. they are lost when i hit enter. so i have to use the gain pot instead, which is tedious (and tricky to do when it's scaled in .5dB steps). this is on the main 2x MassCore system running 8.1 as in my signature.

as a side question, is there a way to modify the gain knob behaviour so that it moves in 1dB steps?
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Re: Mic preamp gains not functioning correctly in mixer

Postby fl » Tue Mar 24, 2015 21:13

Working on your birthday? That's not good - there should be a parade with fireworks and stuff, right?

I'm not in front of Pyramix right now, but I believe that if you hold the Shift key and then click on any control in the Mixer, you'll enter a "fine" adjustment mode.
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Re: Mic preamp gains not functioning correctly in mixer

Postby charlienyc » Wed Mar 25, 2015 23:27

this problems is much worse than originally thought. the mic gains in Pyramix are being mis-reported from the Horus units. i've contacted Merging support as this is a major problem. if anyone can offer any insight into the solution in the meantime, please speak up!

yes, Frank, but it was a short (10 hour) day. also the fine adjustment mode is not something that worked for me with any modifiers. was it introduced in V9 perhaps? i know PT has that...

mods, could you please move this thread to the 'Hardware discussion' sub forum? i'm convinced this is a Horus problem, not Pyramix.
2x MassCore v11.0.6 Win7/64 i5-3450
3x Horus for 72 In / 24 out in PCM
Native V11 Win10/64 Xeon 3520 2.67GHz RME HDSP MADI
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Re: Mic preamp gains not functioning correctly in mixer

Postby charlienyc » Thu Mar 26, 2015 16:14

Merging Support came through overnight, replicating the problem! for anyone else in this situation, it is exactly because we're on v8.1 here instead of the current version of Pyramix.
"This is because of the implementation in the firmware of the MIDIPre control support for third party applicationd such as ProTools, which is limited to gain steps of 3dB."

i should be good to go once i go back to an earlier firmware version.
cheers,
-c
2x MassCore v11.0.6 Win7/64 i5-3450
3x Horus for 72 In / 24 out in PCM
Native V11 Win10/64 Xeon 3520 2.67GHz RME HDSP MADI
Native V11 Win10/64 ThinkPad P51 i7-7700HQ w/Hapi, iFi iDSD nano
Native V11 Win10 Bootcamp Mac Mini i5-4278U