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KEY FEATURES

MCAs

MIX CONTROL ASSOCIATION

Control the AUX/MTX send levels of DCA members with one fader.

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MCA

  • Any number of the 24 DCA groups can function as an MCA when an AUX or MTX is the active mix
  • Choose which DCAs can operate as MCAs in Surface/Control/DCA/MCA Options, or in Bank View
  • MCA spill option
  • SoftKey control of MCA functionality
  • MCA fader functions as +/- 12dB trim control for all DCA member sends to the active mix

Refer to the 1.80 Firmware Reference Guide for more information.

MCA2
TALKBACK

TALKBACK GROUPS

12 assignable Talkback Groups for quick and easy talkback routing.

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Talkback Groups

  • Assign mix busses to Talkback Groups using the Assign button on the Surface, or via MixRack / Talkback / Assign
  • Talkback Groups can be assigned to SoftKeys
  • Talkback Groups can be named by selecting the pencil icon

Refer to the 1.80 Firmware Reference Guide for more information.

A/B/C/D INPUTS

Up to 4 input sockets assigned to an input channel.

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A/B/C/D Inputs

  • Enable A/B/C/D in Processing/Preamp
  • Patch up to 4 sockets per input channel via the Preamp screen or I/O screen.
  • SoftKey control of A/B/C/D functionality on all or individual channels

Refer to the 1.80 Firmware Reference Guide for more information.

ABCD
SOLO

SIP

SOLO IN PLACE

Listen to one or more channels in isolation through the main outputs.

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Solo In Place

• SIP safe Inputs, FX Returns and Groups via Surface/Audio/SIP
• Enable SIP via SoftKey (long press) or SIP page

Refer to the 1.80 Firmware Reference Guide for more information.

 

OPTTRONIK

Legendary tube-driven, electro-optical compression.

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OptTronik

  • Smooth, musical compression - perfect for vocals, bass and other instruments
  • Quickly dial in vintage character with the easy to use controls
  • DEEP Processing:
    • No latency added to the signal path
    • Available on all inputs and mix channels

Refer to the 1.80 Firmware Reference Guide for more information.

OPTTRONIK

1.80 WORKFLOW ENHANCEMENTS

  • Bank View: DCA Fader to 0dB option
  • Direct Out: Follow All option (post DCA Fader/Mute & Ch Fader/Mute)
  • Ext In Page: SigGen and Talkback On/Off buttons
  • gigaACE: VLAN compatible (switch dependent)
  • Library: Button on all processing tabs
  • MixPad: Support for new iPad Pro screen resolution
  • PAFL Improvements:
    • Mix To PAFL option
    • Stereo Mix outs to PAFL EXT IN are now true stereo
    • PAFL busses 3-8 now have same options as 1-2
    • Maximum Delay extended to 682ms
  • PEQ: Latching Width option (C Class Surfaces only)
  • Routing page:
    • Direct Out information visible
    • Mute Group assignment
    • Send level values visible
  • Scene Management: Undo Store
  • SigGen: Individually assignable to L and R on stereo mixes
  • Sidechain: BPF option
  • Softkey/IP: Assign On/Off
  • Softkey/IP: Peak Hold Reset

1.80 WORKFLOW ENHANCEMENTS

  • Bank View: DCA Fader to 0dB option
  • Direct Out: Follow All option (post DCA Fader/Mute & Ch Fader/Mute)
  • Ext In Page: SigGen and Talkback On/Off buttons
  • gigaACE: VLAN compatible (switch dependent)
  • Library: Button on all processing tabs
  • MixPad: Support for new iPad Pro screen resolution
  • PAFL Improvements:
    • Mix To PAFL option
    • Stereo Mix outs to PAFL EXT IN are now true stereo
    • PAFL busses 3-8 now have same options as 1-2
    • Maximum Delay extended to 682ms
  • PEQ: Latching Width option (C Class Surfaces only)
  • Routing page:
    • Direct Out information visible
    • Mute Group assignment
    • Send level values visible
  • Scene Management: Undo Store
  • SigGen: Individually assignable to L and R on stereo mixes
  • Sidechain: BPF option
  • Softkey/IP: Assign On/Off
  • Softkey/IP: Peak Hold Reset

dLive V1.80

V1.80 is a feature release of the dLive system firmware. Please read the Release Notes and firmware update instructions before downloading the firmware.

V1.80 introduced MCAs, Talkback Groups, A/B/C/D Inputs, Solo In Place and support for new Dante hardware. For more information on 1.80 features please read our New Features page, or read the Firmware Reference Guide.

 

Current Version

dLive Firmware V1.80

Current Version - Released March 2019

Previous Versions

dLive Firmware V1.72

Previous Version - Released November 2018

dLive Firmware V1.71

Previous Version - Released July 2018

dLive Firmware V1.64

Released April 2018

dLive Firmware V1.52

Released September 2017

dLive Firmware V1.42

Released April 2017

dLive Firmware V1.31

Released September 2016

Minimum system requirements:

  • Resolution 1024x768 (recommended 1280x800)
  • 250MB free HD memory
  • 4GB RAM (recommended 8GB)
  • 2GHz Dual Core processor

Current Version

dLive Director V1.80 for Mac

Supports Apple Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11 / Sierra 10.12 / High Sierra 10.13 / Mojave 10.14

dLive Director V1.80 for Windows

Supports Windows 7 / 8 / 10 (64 bit only)

Previous Versions

dLive Director V1.72 for Mac

Supports Apple Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11 / Sierra 10.12 / High Sierra 10.13

dLive Director V1.72 for Windows

Supports Windows 7 / 8 / 10 (64 bit only)

dLive Director V1.71 for Mac

Supports Apple Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11 / Sierra 10.12 / High Sierra 10.13

dLive Director V1.71 for Windows

Supports Windows 7 / 8 / 10 (64 bit only)

dLive Director V1.70 for Mac

Supports Apple Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11 / Sierra 10.12 / High Sierra 10.13

dLive Director V1.70 for Windows

Supports Windows 7 / 8 / 10 (64 bit only)

dLive Director V1.64 for Mac

Supports Apple Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10* / El Capitan 10.11 / Sierra 10.12 / High Sierra 10.13

dLive Director V1.64 for Windows

Supports Windows 7 / 8 / 10 (64 bit only)

dLive Director V1.63 for Mac

Supports Apple Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10* / El Capitan 10.11 / Sierra 10.12 / High Sierra 10.13

dLive Director V1.63 for Windows

Supports Windows 7 / 8 / 10 (64 bit only)

dLive Director V1.62 for Windows

Supports Windows 7 / 8 / 10 (64 bit only)

dLive Director V1.62 for Mac

Supports Apple Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10* / El Capitan 10.11 / Sierra 10.12 / High Sierra 10.13

dLive Director V1.60 for Mac

Supports Apple Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10* / El Capitan 10.11 / Sierra 10.12 / High Sierra 10.13

dLive Director V1.60 for Windows

Supports Windows 7 / 8 / 10 (64 bit only)

dLive Director V1.52 for Mac

Supports Apple Mac OS X Lion 10.7 / Mountain Lion 10.8 / Mavericks 10.9 / Yosemite 10.10* / El Capitan 10.11 / Sierra 10.12

dLive Director V1.52 for Windows

Supports Windows 7 / 8 / 10 (64 bit only)

dLive Director V1.42 for Mac

Supports Apple Mac OS X Lion 10.7 / Mountain Lion 10.8 / Mavericks 10.9 / Yosemite 10.10* / El Capitan 10.11 / Sierra 10.12

dLive Director V1.42 for Windows

Supports Windows 7 / 8 / 10

dLive Director V1.40 for Mac

Supports Apple Mac OS X Lion 10.7 / Mountain Lion 10.8 / Mavericks 10.9 / Yosemite 10.10* / El Capitan 10.11 / Sierra 10.12

dLive Director V1.40 for Windows

Supports Windows 7 / 8 / 10

dLive Director V1.31 for Mac

Supports Apple Mac OS X Lion 10.7 / Mountain Lion 10.8 / Mavericks 10.9 / Yosemite 10.10 / El Capitan 10.11 / Sierra 10.12

dLive Director V1.31 for Windows

Supports Windows 7 / 8 / 10

dLive Director V1.30 for Mac

Supports Apple Mac OS X Lion 10.7 / Mountain Lion 10.8 / Mavericks 10.9 / Yosemite 10.10 / El Capitan 10.11

dLive Director V1.30 for Windows

Supports Windows 7 / 8 / 10

dLive Director V1.21 for Mac

Supports Apple Mac OS X Lion 10.7 / Mountain Lion 10.8 / Mavericks 10.9 / Yosemite 10.10 / El Capitan 10.11

dLive Director V1.21 for Windows

Supports Windows 7 / 8 / 10

 

*Please read the Release Notes for notes on Yosemite support.

Allen & Heath DAW Control allows compatible Allen & Heath mixers to control DAW software on Mac OS or Windows and emulate popular HUI or Mackie Control protocols. For further information please see the DAW Control Help.
For the dLive MIDI Protocol specifications please see here.

About this release

V1.60 introduces support for SQ, plus a MIDI Thru map and dLive support for the Mac version (previously on Windows only).

DAW Control V1.60 for Windows

Current Version - Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 - released July 2018

DAW Control V1.60 for Mac

Current Version - Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion), 10.8 (Mountain Lion), 10.9 (Mavericks), 10.10 (Yosemite), 10.11 (El Capitan), 10.12 (Sierra), 10.13 (High Sierra) - released July 2018

Windows DAW Control V1.50

Previous Version - Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 (32 and 64bit), Windows 8, Windows 10 - released September 2017

Windows DAW Control V1.40

Previous Version - Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 (32 and 64bit), Windows 8, Windows 10 - released August 25th 2016

DAW Control V1.30

Previous version - Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard), 10.7 (Lion), 10.8 (Mountain Lion), 10.9 (Mavericks), 10.10 (Yosemite), 10.11 (El Capitan), 10.12 (Sierra) - released July 7th 2014

A&H TCP MIDI Driver Installer

The TCP MIDI Driver allows the GLD or dLive MIDI Protocol to be communicated over an Ethernet connection to a computer. By installing the driver, a virtual MIDI port will be available for DAW control or similar applications.

Please note - a MIDI Thru map is now included in the DAW Control driver. The A&H TCP MIDI Driver is deprecated. Existing users don't need to update to DAW Control, but we recommend new users to download DAW Control instead.

For the dLive MIDI Protocol specifications please see here.

A&H TCP MIDI Driver V1.0 Installer for Mac

Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard), 10.7 (Lion), 10.8 (Mountain Lion), 10.9 (Mavericks), 10.10 (Yosemite), 10.11 (El Capitan), 10.12 (Sierra), 10.13 (High Sierra) - released July 7th 2014