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USB IN 1/2 Destination: Lacking AES/EBU option!!

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Helix Floor

Under Global Settings, IN/OUTS, Multi (fifth parameter):  USB IN 1/2 Destination.

 

The avalilable options are:

 

— Multi : All outputs, including 1/4", XLR, and AES/EBU

— 1/4": just 1/4" output

— XLR: just XLR output

— ???

My question is: Why the hell there is not a option to choose just AES/EBU output for the USB IN 1/2??

 

 

My setup is the following:

 

Computer > USB IN 1/2 > Helix Floor

Helix Floor > stereo 1/4" Out to Roland GA-212 (just guitar)

Helix Floor  > AES/EBU Out to Stagesource L2T (intended to use with the incoming audio from the computer)

 

I already know that I could use the XLR out to feed the Stagesource L2T, but I hate to do that, having the L6 Link cable.

 

Using the USB IN 1/2 as input and AES/EBU as output doesn't seems to be a problem, since it works using the "Multi" option, so....

 

Anyone in the Line 6 stuff can answer my question, please?

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There can only be one digital output active at a time, and the USB audio connection is serving as both a digital in and out whenever it's active even if you aren't using the output in your case.

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On 10/24/2018 at 5:37 PM, phil_m said:

There can only be one digital output active at a time, and the USB audio connection is serving as both a digital in and out whenever it's active even if you aren't using the output in your case.

 

But.... when "Multi"  is selected: All outputs, including 1/4", XLR, and AES/EBU works (while using the USB audio IN).

 

This means that the system is capable to use USB IN, and AES/EBU as OUT (along with the rest of the Multi Outs)

 

So, the problem is not having a single AES/EBU Out option.

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I can add it to the backlog, but it'll get looked at sooner if there's an IdeaScale item to link to.

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14 hours ago, Digital_Igloo said:

I can add it to the backlog, but it'll get looked at sooner if there's an IdeaScale item to link to.

 

Done! Here it is:

 

https://line6.ideascale.com/a/dtd/USB-IN-1-2-Destination-Add-AES-EBU-Output-option!!/942192-23508?submitted=1#idea-tab-comments

 

Thank you, Eric  for your kindness, your availability, and your great support!

 

 

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Yes the routing options REALLY could do with a spruce up!  Been waiting nearly 2 years now (since submission of my Ideascale - that even DI himself upvoted!) and we have had many amps added that sound almost exactly the same as the other amps - but not these sort of crucial improvements to usability.

 

My pet peeves

1) we cannot assign Send / Return blocks to USBs, 1/4in, XLR, Digital  

2) Path out - I would like a Multi that did XLR and USB/1/2 - not the 1/4in jacks as well, or just XLR and Digital.  Or even better a "user multi" where you chose what outputs were included.

 

Surely those are easier to code than an amp model?

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