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Studio 4

Opcode Systems, Inc. 365 East Middlefield Road Mountain View, CA 94043 (650) 429-2400 http://www.opcode.com

Opcode Part Number: 110-0222-01

Copyright 1995 Opcode Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. This document may not, in whole or part, be copied, photocopied, reproduced, translated or converted to any electronic or machine readable form without prior consent of Opcode Systems, Inc.

LIMITED WARRANTYOpcode Systems, Inc. warrants the Studio 4 against defects in materials and workmanship for a period of one (1) year from the date of original retail purchase. If you discover a defect, first write or call Opcode Systems, Inc. at (415) 856-3333 to obtain a Return Merchandise Authorization Number (no service will be performed on any product returned without prior authorization). If the product needs to be returned to Opcode, please attach your name, address, telephone number, a description of the problem, and a copy of the dated bill of sale as proof of purchase. Write the Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) Number clearly on the outside of the package and all correspondence. Upon receiving the returned product, Opcode Systems, Inc. will then, at its option, repair, replace, or refund the purchase price of the product. This warranty applies only to the Studio 4; Opcode software is warranted separately. This warranty does not apply if the product has been damaged by accident, abuse, misuse, or misapplication, or has been modified without the written permission of Opcode Systems, Inc. All implied warranties, including implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, are limited in duration to one (1) year from the original date of retail purchase of this product. The warranty and remedies set forth above are exclusive and in lieu of all others, oral or written, express or implied.

Opcode Systems, Inc. is not responsible for special, incidental, or consequential damages resulting from any breach of warranty, or under any legal theory, including lost profits, downtime, good-will, damage to or replacement of equipment and property. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of implied warranties or liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. Except to the extent prohibited by law, all implied warranties made by Opcode Systems, Inc. in connection with this manual and software are limited in duration to ninety (90) days from the date of original purchase, and no warranties, whether express or implied, shall apply to this product after said period. Opcode Systems, Inc. makes no warranty or representation, either express or implied, with respect to the software described in this manual. This software is sold as is. The purchaser assumes the entire risk as to its quality and performance. Under no circumstances shall Opcode Systems, Inc. be liable for any loss or damage, direct, consequential, or incidental, arising out of the use or inability to use this product. Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts or the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you.

COPYRIGHTThis software and manual are copyrighted 1995 by Opcode Systems, Inc. with all rights reserved. The software or manual may not be copied, in whole or part, without the express written consent of Opcode Systems, Inc. except for the original purchaser to make backup copies. Unauthorized duplication is prohibited. This software is protected by both United States Copyright Law and International Treaty provisions. Opcode Systems, Inc. grants the user this license, and use confirms agreement. The Studio 4 and OMS software may be used with the Studio 4 by any number of users, and may be used on more than one computer at a time. If you have any problems with the software or hardware, please consult the users guide first. Consult the dealer from which you purchased the Studio 4, as they are your best local source of assistance. If you still have a problem, call Opcode Systems, Inc. Technical Support Line at (415) 8563331. See the Studio 4 manual for details.

If this equipment does cause interference to radio or television equipment reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna Move the equipment away from the receiver Plug the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is powered. If necessary, the user should consult the dealer or an experienced radio/television technician for additional suggestions. CAUTION: Only equipment certified to comply with Class B (computer input/output devices, terminals, printers, etc.) should be attached to this equipment, and must have shielded interface cables. Finally, any changes or modifications to the equipment by the user not expressly approved by the grantee or manufacturer could void the users authority to operate such equipment.

WARNINGNOTE: This equipment has been type tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in residential installations. This equipment uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy, and if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTSStudio 4 manual written by Gregory A. Simpson and Jon Drukman. OMS, OMS Setup, Studio Patches Editor, and Studio 4 Driver by Doug Wyatt.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

PART 1: Overview and Installation 1CHAPTER 1: Getting Started 3

Overview of the Studio 4...................................................................... 3 How to Read this Manual .................................................................... 3 The Studio 4 Package .......................................................................... 4 Registering Your Studio 4 ................................................................... 4 Timecode Basics .................................................................................. 5

CHAPTER 2:

Panel Descriptions

7

The Studio 4 Front Panel..................................................................... 7 The Studio 4 Rear Panel ...................................................................... 8 About the Interface Cables................................................................ 10

CHAPTER 3:

Hardware Installation

11

Power Connection .............................................................................. 11 Computer ConnectionsOne Studio 4............................................ 11 Computer ConnectionsNetworking ............................................. 13 SMPTE Connections.......................................................................... 16 MIDI Connections.............................................................................. 17

CHAPTER 4:

Software Installation and Setup

19

Installing OMS and the Studio 4 Software....................................... 19 Launching the OMS Setup Application............................................ 20 Studio 4 Icons in a Studio Setup Document .................................... 22 Renaming Studio 4's........................................................................... 24 Other Icons in a Studio Setup Document ........................................ 25

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Table of Contents

PART 2: Using The Studio 4 27CHAPTER 5: Introduction 29

Using the Studio 4 with OMS-Compatible Applications................. 29 Using the Studio 4 with Non-OMS Applications ............................. 30 Studio 4Macintosh Communication Speed ................................ 30 The Studio 4 Menu............................................................................. 31

CHAPTER 6:

Network Routing Window

33

When To Use The Network Routing Window ................................ 33 Window Overview .............................................................................. 33 Setting the MIDI Inputs..................................................................... 35 Setting the MIDI Outputs.................................................................. 36

CHAPTER 7:

Routing, Channelizing and Muting Window

39

When to use the Routing, Channelizing and Muting Window ...... 39 Window Overview .............................................................................. 40 MIDI Muting ...................................................................................... 42 MIDI Channelizing ............................................................................ 44 MIDI Routing...................................................................................... 45 Timecode Routing .............................................................................. 48 MIDI Beat Clock Routing.................................................................. 49 The Clear and Help Buttons.............................................................. 52

CHAPTER 8:

Saving and Opening Studio 4 State Documents

53

Saving a Studio 4 State Document.................................................... 53 Opening a Studio 4 State Document ................................................ 54 Establishing a "Do Nothi

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