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        CTI Online Course:

        Avia™ Quick Start Course

        Avia DSPs streamline audio programming, commissioning, and expansion in modern meeting and collaboration spaces. They integrate natively with other Crestron technology, including DigitalMedia™, Crestron RL® 2, AirMedia®, touch screens, and much more as part of fully managed Crestron enterprise solutions. The Avia DSP platform is a major breakthrough for the industry, enabling commercial integrators to deliver world-class audio performance with an unprecedented level of efficiency.

        The Avia Quick Start video course provides an overview of the complete line of Avia DSPs and the full range of best-in-class features expected by audio professionals. The course includes a step-by-step walkthrough of the Avia Audio Tool, which is loaded with powerful built-in tools, including channel strips with microphone and speaker profile presets, a real-time analyzer, and exceptional AEC processing. Also covered is I/O expansion using the Dante™ network, and easy, no-programming UI export to touch screens.

        Language:  English | Deutsch | Français | Español | Italiano | русский
         

        Introduction

        (1:52)
        Introduction and welcome to the Avia Quick Start video series, presented by Ryan Baumann, Technical Manager for Crestron’s Audio Solutions group.
         

        Lesson 1.0:

        Hardware Overview

        (3:30)
        Review of the full line of Avia DSP hardware options, including front and back panel overviews for each model.

        Lesson 2.0:

        Getting Connected

        (3:23)
        Learn about connecting to an Avia DSP over the network or USB, and how to configure a live DSP, or create an offline or virtual project.


        Lesson 3.0:

        DSP Tool System Page

        (4:08)
        After getting connected to a DSP, learn all about the System Page of the Avia Audio Tool, as well as controls available on additional pages.


        Lesson 4.0:

        Avia Audio Tool Signal Page

        (14:00)
        Learn how to navigate around the Avia Audio Tool, modify processing objects, and route signals through the matrix on the Signal Page.


        Lesson 5.0:

        Avia Audio Tool Views Page

        (4:32)
        Learn how to use some of the powerful tools included in the Avia Audio Tool including Virtual Mixers, and Views to quickly configure and commission your Avia DSP.


        Lesson 6.0:

        Avia Audio Tool Strips and Strip Edit Pages

        (7:33)
        Crestron DSPs are programmed with Channel strips that predefine common sets of processing options. Learn how to build them, and build up your personal library of strips.


        Lesson 7.0:

        Avia Audio Tools Preset Page

        (5:32)
        Learn how to create, modify, and recall presets from the Avia Audio Tool. Presets allow for systematic changes to be made with quick recall.


        Lesson 8.0:

        Avia Audio Tools UI Export and VT Pro-e®

        (15:00)
        Learn how to export DSP user controls from the Avia Audio Tool directly to VT Pro-e for powerful, no programming user interfaces.

        CTI Online Course:

        Getting Started with Dante

        The “Getting Started with Dante (by Audinate)” series of videos provides a high-level practical view of Dante audio networking.

        Dante Overview

        (4:56)
        In Chapter 1: Dante Overview, we learn:
         
        • moving from analog to digital networking
        • working with dante products from multiple manufacturers
        • dante performance
        • basic network equipment requirements for dante
        • basic networking knowledge and dante

        A Simple Dante Network

        (3:55)
        In Chapter 2: A Simple Dante Network, we learn:
         
        • Creating a basic network with Dante devices and a network switch
        • Discovery of Dante devices
        • Routing signals with Dante Controller
        • Auto-reconnect of subscriptions between power cycles

        Dante Controller

        (5:32)
        In Chapter 3: Dante Controller, we learn:
         
        • Automatic discovery of connected Dante devices
        • Navigating the Dante Controller interface
          • Routing View
          • Clock Status
          • Network Status
          • Event Log
        • Routing signals
        • Split signals
        • Naming devices and audio channels
        • Clocking basics

        Dante Virtual Soundcard

        (6:13)
        In Chapter 4: Dante Virtual Soundcard, we learn:
         
        • What is Dante Virtual Soundcard?
        • Stopping and starting Dante Virtual Soundcard
        • ASIO and WDM drivers for Windows
        • Configuring Dante Virtual Soundcard
          • Channels
          • Latency
          • Network interfaces
          Dante Virtual Soundcard demonstration: multitrack recording

        Networking Basics for Audio

        (6:47)
        In Chapter 5: Networking Basics for Audio, we learn:
         
        • IP addresses
        • DHCP
        • Names vs. addresses
        • Quality of Service 0:0QoS settings on switches
        • Choosing a network switch

        Dante Clocking Basics

        (4:42)
        In Chapter 6: Dante Clocking Basics, we learn:
         
        • How Dante clocking compares to legacy digital audio
        • Dante clock roles and elections
        • Clock failure modes
        • Configuring Clock behaviors in Dante Controller
        • Using external clocks

        Unicast and Multicast Transport

        (2:29)
        In Part 7: Unicast and Multicast Transport, we learn:
         
        • Understanding Unicast and Multicast on IP networks
        • Best practices for use of Multicast
        • Configuring Multicast with Dante Controller

        Dante Redundancy

        (3:59)
        In Part 8: Dante Redundancy, we learn:
         
        • How Dante Redundancy works
        • Configuring a redundant network
        • Best practices for redundancy