recently I asked around what it would cost to have a multicore connection (12 channels balanced) from my fullsize x32 to my rack.
either Harting, Socapex, LK,etc.
all these options cost almost the same as a X32 Rack..
therefor my question:
Is it possible to reroute the X32 rack to Aux 1 - 6 and use the in/outs on the x32 rack to connect my outboard gear?
when I have a bit of time with my consoles I can try it, but maybe somebody tried it already...
I'm not completely clear what exactly you are trying to accomplish. But I don't see why the X32 Rack can't be configured to connect your outboard gear and send the signals to the X32 via ASE50. Have a look at the various configurations that I posted on the X32 Wiki. http://x32wiki.music-group.com/index...k_Specific_FAQ
Paul - not sure if this is the same thing, but - I tried this already and it is dang strange. You have to redirect the Aux to a AES block #1 and then start inputs with block 2 for CH 1-8 and so on. It does work, but my confusion started when I went to find the HA for CH1. It was at CH9. I did not like it so I did not redirect the AUX from the Rack to FOH console.
If only the AUX redirect let you select block 33 to 40 it would be OK.
Yes that is correct, Glenn. Whatever you want assigned to the input Aux In Remap, has to be assigned to the first block of the AES50 at the sending end (eg. X32 Rack). It has to do with the limitations of the receiving end of the AES50 (eg. X32 full console) Aux In Remap. If the Aux In Remap could be updated in a firmware release to receive more than the first 6 inputs of the first block, then you could assign to any block of 8.
what I'm trying to accomplish:
I want to put a X32 Rack in my FX rack, so I don't have clunky multicore cables at FOH and a backup plan in case my X32 does fail.
I only use it for the aux in/outs..
Now I use a dinky toy multicore to connect the aux ins/outs to my outboard gear (all as inserts)
I don't want to lose in/outs on the desk itself, because input wise it's full for my current show.
(I have a few outputs left)
I'm not exactly seeing how you could do it and save much remotely. The 'insert' function implies you use both aux in and aux out simultaneously and to a signal already present. To use your outboard fx as inserts (from physical aux in/aux outs) on the rack?-that part easy. To get a signal or a conglomerate of them to an effect you have to first send it to the rack from the full desk, apply the effect and send it back processed to the full desk. Getting it to the rack to apply the insert is fairly easy, but getting back signals once processed still requires at least 6 inputs somewhere on the full console, even if able via AES50-assuming 6 outboard devices. Doesn't save you any ch's less than if you insert on the full desk without the rack to start with...and a lot more confusion.