Auto Select Audio in the Priority Selector in Halogen’s Zone Processor

Here is how to program Halogen’s Priority Selector – found in the Zone Processor block – to automatically override a background music (or any other audio) simply by hitting play on another audio source. In this example, we use an iTunes song as background music, then we’ll hit “play” on an iPod music source to automatically override the iTunes source.

Check it out. What else do you want to learn how to do in Halogen? Post it in the Comments, below.

Video Introduction to the 512×512 Expansion Bus for the HAL1x

HAL1x Expansion Bus - daisy-chain up to 32 EXP devices, in any combination.

HAL1x Expansion Bus – daisy-chain up to 32 EXP devices, in any combination.

I know, you were sad that you missed my PowerPoint presentation at Rane’s InfoComm Booth in Orlando a few weeks ago because you had to golf. Or was it Disney World, or drinks with your industry pals? Or was it because your boss sent those other co-workers from the Sydney office?

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Halogen 3.0 Software and the HAL1x Expansion Bus

New Halogen 3.0 supports 5 new HAL System devices and includes the new 512 x 512 audio channel Expansion Bus.

The new Expansion Bus surpasses any and all Ethernet-based control and audio transport solutions (e.g., CobraNet, Dante, and yes, even Ethernet AVB) since it  allows HAL to do things none of these do – see this post for details. For Expansion Bus details, click here.

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