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To hard reset the SQ mixer, as explained in the Reference Guide:  Hold the EQ ‘In’ and ‘HF’ keys when powering on the SQ. This will clear all mix settings and all saved data, including Shows/Scenes and Libraries, so back-up any data you wish to keep usi...
Press a fader strip Sel key to select a channel, press the Processing key to display the available processing for the selected channel. This shows a bank overview of 8 channels, the highlighted channel on screen relates to the selected channel. Select a p...
Once an FX engine is loaded into a rack, any input and group can be routed to an FX bus. By default, the blue FX keys above the mix keys are routed to the first 4 FX racks with 4 effects recalled into the racks for quick access. The FX engines require a...
Press a fader strip Sel key and press the Routing key under the screen. This displays the routing options for a bank of 8 channels, Direct Out settings, DCA and Mute group assigns, and mix bus settings. The overview shows what assignments, routing, and le...
The SQ has a variety of mix buses, including: * Aux – Usually used for stage monitoring, with wedge speakers and IEM’s, or to an FX engine. * Group – Usually used for grouping and routing inputs to a single fader, to then route to the main LR bus or...
DCA’s or Digitally Controlled Amplifiers are a useful tool to control the level of multiple channels at once. No audio passes through a DCA, they are purely for control purposes. Using the fader of a DCA effects the overall level of the assigned channels ...
The ability to save and recall specific settings is available on certain processing blocks on the input and output channels, and FX racks. This is stored in the Library under the User tab and the following settings can be stored and recalled: * Input ...
The SQ (v1.1.0 +) can send and receive audio with the Qu (v1.93 +) over the dSnake protocol.
When using delay or infill speakers, a matrix can be used to send a mix bus at a separate level. Delay, Trim, Polarity, Insert, PEQ, GEQ and compressors are available on each matrix for processing. To send a mix bus to a Matrix * Press the Sel key o...
All USB record streaming is routed from the direct out on both input and output buses. This is defaulted to tap the signal from Post Preamp and can be changed in Routing > Direct Out Settings > Global Direct Out Settings to: * Post Preamp * Post HPF...
There are 5 individually adjustable brightness settings on the SQ, accessed by pressing the 'BRIGHTNESS' button on the home screen, or by pressing the 'SETUP' screen key and going to 'SURFACE > SURFACE PREFS'. TOUCHSCREEN - Touchscreen brightness LEDS - ...