• New
    Miklos
    Newcomer - Level 1
    2021-01-12

    Hi there, 

    I wrote to your service team and they suggested I should write to you intead. My Midas XL4 

    has a broken IC circuit in the motherboard, i need either a new motherboard or just another IC cucuit. 

    I Have attached a picture in hope that someone in your network can help with this as without this the console 

    will be completely worthless, and that would be really bad. 

     

    Thanks in advance 

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    • Miklos
      Nigel67 Hi Miklos, I am going to set up a case for this. I will e-mail you in the next few hours and we can go from there.
      • Jan 12
  • New
    TDiddy
    Newcomer - Level 1
    2020-12-23

    Good Day everybody,

    my name is Torsten. I'm a drummer and do drum recordings. I try to setup a Midas Venice F32 digital console connected to a Macbook Pro 15-inch from 2015 with OS 10.15.

    Midas Venice F32 console

    FireWire cable 

    FireWire to Thunderbolt adapter

    Macbook Pro Retina 15-inch mid 2015, 2,5 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7 Memory 16 GB

    OS Catalina 10.15.4

     

    On the page "Hardware" the Mac shows on the rider "FireWire" the Midas console and on the rider "Thunderbolt" the FireWire-Thunderbolt adapter.

    But the audio in- and outputs of the Mac only show built-in microphone and built-in Output. The former owner, a very friendly man who stands by, used the OS 10.12. to drive the Venice. We hope that a downgrade from 10.15. to 10.12. could fix it. But on Mac that's not so easy. A procedure maybe for a Mac-expert. Has anyone a good idea or maybe experience in a simillar case?

    Photo of Mac Screen is attached.

    Thank you !

    Good wishes and a wonderful christmas

    Kind regards

    Torsten

    P.S.: I guess I can upload only one photo. It's my first time here. Maybe someone has a solution also so I can upload some more fotos..

     

     

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    • TDiddy
      DavidKnighton Hello Torsten,
      Regrettably, the Venice F consoles are legacy products, and the last supported OS from Midas perspective is El Capitan, OS 10.11. Some users had some luck getting it to work on later OS, but those involved alterations to the OS that we could not fully support. Apple started phasing out firewire in their products in 2012 in favor of Thunderbolt, and that was pretty much the turning point for every manufacturer who carried Firewire in their product.
      • December 23, 2020
      • Midas Venice F32 digital console connected to a Macbook Pro 15-inch from 2015 with OS 10.15. FireWire Thunderbold no audio
        TDiddy Thank you, David, for your fast response. So we should try to install OS 10.11.? Thank you again and best wishes !.
        • December 23, 2020
      • Midas Venice F32 digital console connected to a Macbook Pro 15-inch from 2015 with OS 10.15. FireWire Thunderbold no audio
        DavidKnighton Hello Torsten,
        If version 10.11 is available, that would be your best option, as we have a Venice firewire driver download specifically for El Capitan.
        • December 24, 2020
      • Midas Venice F32 digital console connected to a Macbook Pro 15-inch from 2015 with OS 10.15. FireWire Thunderbold no audio
        DavidKnighton The driver can be found here https://www.midasconsoles.com/midas/product?modelCode=P0AD6 under the software tab. Driver for OSX version 4.2.1.
        • December 24, 2020
  • New
    rwpotter
    Newcomer - Level 1
    2020-12-14

    As a keyboard player who is also running the monitor and FOH mixes.  I'm looking for an easy way to turn the vocal effects OFF while the lead singer is speaking, and ON while he is singing.  Can I map this to a button on my keyboard or to a footswitch somehow?  I see that the MR18 has a midi IN and OUT but I am uncertain how to obtain the desired mapping.  

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    TomCosaert
    Newcomer - Level 1
    2020-11-18

    Hey! I have a Midas MR18 digital mixer (similar to the Behringer XR18) and want to connect from its (balanced XLR, mono) AUX outputs to the (unbalanced TRS, stereo) AUX inputs of a Behringer HA6000 headphone amplifier.

    Depending on the number of participants (mix-minus feeds for each), I would like to support the following two scenarios:

    1. stereo (L/R) headphone monitoring up to 4 people (Midas MR18 limit)
    2. mono (R+R) headphone monitoring up to 6 people (Behringer HA6000 limit)

    To be sure not to damage anything, I'd rather not start experimenting with different cables. Therefore, I have two questions (and a follow-up question, depending on the answer of the 2nd question):

    Question 1: Would a 2x XLR female to TRS male cable (wired as illustrated below) work for stereo (L/R) headphone monitoring (scenario 1), connecting (paired) MR18 AUX outputs to single AUX inputs of the HA6000?

    This would accomodate 3 headphones (AUX outputs only), or even 4 headphones (if I use the MR18 Main L/R outputs as well), to enjoy stereo monitoring.

    Question 2: Would the same cable also work for mono (R+R) headphone monitoring (scenario 2), when simply not connecting one of the XLR ends and pressing the "MONO R" button on the HA6000, or is leaving the ring (or tip) signal of the TRS cable "floating" like this a really bad idea?

    This would accomodate 6 headphones to be able to monitor in mono (mirrored).

    Question 2b: In case using the same cable for scenario 2 is not recommended (see above, question 2), would an XLR female to TS male cable be advised?

    Thanks a lot for any help with this! I've been searching the internet for hours already, but could not find any definitive answers to these questions. It seems not a straightforward thing, wanting to connect the MR18 to a HA6000, or similar device with unbalanced stereo inputs.

    Note: I currently also own the Behringer AMP800 (which has balanced inputs and allows the use of regular XLR to TRS cables) but I want more connectivity options. Unfortunately, it seems headphone amps with more balanced inputs are not that common.

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    • TomCosaert
      RexBeckett Hi Tom, your cable wiring is correct for dual XLR-F to TRS stereo. This should also work for mono if the HA6000 is switched appropriately.
      • November 18, 2020
      • Midas MR18 AUX Outputs to Behringer HA6000 AUX Inputs
        TomCosaert Thanks for the confirmation. Greatly appreciated!
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        • November 18, 2020
  • filo1465
    Newcomer - Level 1
    2020-09-25

    I have a Pro 2/DL231 issue.

    The system setup is: FoH Pro2 and a monitor Pro 2. The FoH P2 is connected to the AES50 A X port and the Monitor board is connected via the AES50 B X port.

    The Problem: I just did a firmware update on the entire system and it all updated without a problem. However, the monitor board is having issues with the DLs. Please see the attached picture.  It is still passing audio even with this issue but the red status light is keeping me up at night knowing this system has to be used in two days...  

    Maybe the firmware changed some DL Settings? 

    Thanks!

     
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    • filo1465
      Nigel67 Hi Adam. i think that I replied to you on one of the Forums that you posted on. It looks as though you have set up the DL231 to be controlled on the A mic amps, however if you look at the unconfigured they appear to be set up for the B mic amps. If your FOH is working correctly, then it could be a setting on the Mon console. As a quick check, if you go to the Home - Preferences - General page on your console, and at the top of the page in the middle will be your Microphone A or B option. Select B and see if the DL231 then go green. If they do, then the setting was incorrect. If they stay red, then get back to me and we can look further into the problem.
      • September 27, 2020
      • Pro 2 & DL231 Update caused connection issue
        Nigel67 After an update, everything will reset itself to default and the default is the Mic A control.
        • September 27, 2020
      • Pro 2 & DL231 Update caused connection issue
        DavidKnighton I believe this gentleman submitted a CARE ticket and we came to the conclusion that his monitor desk was set to Mic A Inputs. Switched to B inputs and all is well once more
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        • September 28, 2020
      • Pro 2 & DL231 Update caused connection issue
        Nigel67 I made a mistake in one of the last sentences. Doesn't read correctly. But yes, that is what the diagnostics are showing.
        • September 29, 2020
  • ChayoDosis
    Newcomer - Level 1
    2020-09-19
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    • ChayoDosis
      GaryHiggins I assume you want suggestions to resolve this? I would download the latest M32 firmware file again, extract it. Delete the present version from your usb stick and copy the newly extracted firmware file on to the usb drive. Try to load it again. Your current file might be corrupted. Also try a different usb drive if that fails.
      • September 20, 2020
  • Midas
    Newcomer - Level 1
    2020-07-27

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    Newcomer - Level 1
    2020-07-01
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  • BillFleming
    Contributor - Level 2
    2020-04-27

    20200425_153809.jpgCH17-32 mapped to A01-A16CH17-32 mapped to A01-A16Ch1-16 mapped to A17-A32Ch1-16 mapped to A17-A32

     

    Good evening, We recently expanded our stage inputs by adding a 2nd DL16 so we now have two DL16s daisychained to the M32. When we were using just one DL16, its stage inputs were identified on the M32 as A17-32, however after adding the new DL16 to the end of the chain the inputs from the first box were shifted up to A1-16 and the new box is now assigned A17-32 (see pics). Is there a way through routing perhaps to have the original box appear as A17-32 and the new box to appear as A1-16? I looked into switching the routing by switching Inputs 1-16 to AES50 A1-16 and Inputs 17-32 to AES50 A17-32 on the Home screen (see pic) but managed to generate some major low frequency feedback (muted the main fader afterwards ), however the Inputs were no longer numbered sequentially as they are in the attached pics, which resulted in all inputs just displaying the letter A instead (which seems right to me). But after hearing the feedback I decided against testing it as I was there by myself so wanted to confirm that I was doing this the right way before locking down the configuration and blowing up our monitors. Thoughts?

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    • BillFleming
      DaveMorrison


      @BillFleming wrote:


      But after hearing the feedback I decided against testing it as I was there by myself so wanted to confirm that I was doing this the right way before locking down the configuration and blowing up our monitors. Thoughts?





      Check the new system at 1/10 of the performance volume?


      The A in the scribble strip refers to the AES50-A bus and the number is the channel number. If you want the original box to be A17-A32, then it needs to be second (after the new DL16). Old DL16 [A] --> [B] new DL16 [A] --> M32. The first DL16 in the chain is 1-16; the second, 17-32; the third 33-48.


      That will put the numbers in the right order, but doesn't explain how they were A17-32 in the first place. Did you replace a different box with the new one?


      If you want us to take a look at the your scene to look for feedback possibilities, you can upload your current scene. Also tell us which DL16 your monitors are connected to and it's switch position.


      Here are (older) instructions for saving/uploading a scene. https://behringerwiki.musictribe.com/index.php?title=Uploading_files_to_the_forum
      Upload by Choose File at the bottom of the window.

      • April 27, 2020
    • BillFleming
      GaryHiggins

      @BillFleming 


      In addition, double check the mode each one is set for. The first one should be in in mode 1 (no led's lit). The second one should be mode 2 (+8 led lit). This would be pertaining to outputs but that could be where the feedback problem was coming from based on where the xlr's outs were then connected. Setting them to the modes above would make by default, out 1-8 assignments come from  #1 and out 9-16 from #2. You can change that in your aes50 output routing if you want.


       


      Inputs if daisy chained as @DaveMorrison said, should be seen at the M32 by whichever DL is physically connected first to it, first would be seen as aes50 a 1-16, second would be aes50a 17-32. You can then of course rout those inputs into whatever input bank desired, so aes50 1-16 could be routed to mixer ch 17-32.

      • April 27, 2020
    • BillFleming
      DaveMorrison

      @BillFleming 


      The letter C is fot the Card (probably USB in your case).


      You can't change the number as it's simply the AES50 channel, but thats really not important. It's just an indicator of what source it comes from (and you can remap them per channels). If you really want A17 to be on channel 1, then make sure that box is second in the chain. On the Routing : Input page, Select AES50-A 17-24 to be bank one and AES50-A 25-32 to be bank two. It's just like you had in you pictures.

      • April 28, 2020
    • BillFleming
      BillFleming

      OK, still a little confused so I'll cut to the chase. Ultimately I want the first box connected to the M32 to be mapped to Inputs A17-A32 and the 2nd box connected to the first box to be mapped to inputs A01-16. You said "You can then of course rout those inputs into whatever input bank desired, so aes50 1-16 could be routed to mixer ch 17-32." which I take to mean that rerouting the way I was going about probably was working, the feedback most likely occurred because I had the mains up too high.


       


      In the meantime I found this pick online which illustrates what I was trying to say originally in that after rerouting the Inputs on the Home menu produces just a letter instead of the Input number - letter C in this pic and in my case the letter A. I take it that I'm going about this the right way, if not let me know if and where I messed up.


       


       


      MidasM32_ScribbleStrip.JPG


       


       


       


      Thanks!

      • April 28, 2020
  • PatrickGMaillot
    Valued Contributor - Level 2
    2020-03-15
    xrrapp.pngxrrtxt.pngCIDG.pngXlive2.0.jpg
     
    2.0 released!
     
    The two applications providing automation for X32 or M32 desks can now also be used for organizing your work files, your mix files for theater or musical performances by using X32 or M32 cues and their text/name as a help to sort or recognize them. Additionally, utilities are added to generate the list of cues to use/load to the desk, and to edit event files generated by the two applications.
     
    All available under the "Products" section of https://x32ram.com
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