Fixed Groups Makes Stereo Pairing Easier

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BLS-KB16-Y01

Scenario

If you find yourself always grouping the same Players together, why not create a Fixed Group in Android or iOS? A fixed group of Players appear as a single Room in the Player Selection Drawer. You can even set two Players as a Stereo Pair such as two PULSE family speakers act as a Left Speaker and Right Speaker on opposite sides of a wall unit or room.

Creating a Stereo Pair

  • Open the Player Selection Drawer by pressing the House Icon in the top right corner of the App
  • Select Fixed Groups from the header bar of the Player Selection Drawer
  • From the My Fixed Groups listing press the + sign to start the Fixed Group Wizard
  • Select Create Stereo Pair
  • Scroll through the list of available Players and select the two Players you wish to Stereo Pair and press Next
  • One of the two Players will begin to Play an alarm sound, in the App press the Left Player or Right Player checkbox to indicate which Player has the alarm and press Next
  • Select Done to return to the My Fixed Groups Listing
  • Select Done to return to the Player Selection Drawer
  • Your Stereo Pair will now appear as only one Player in the App and an icon of a room with a Player in the adjacent corners of the Room

Creating a Fixed Group

  • Open the Player Selection Drawer by pressing the House Icon in the top right corner of the App
  • Select Fixed Groups from the header bar of the Player Selection Drawer
  • From the My Fixed Groups listing press the + sign to start the Fixed Group Wizard
  • Select Create Multi-Player Group
  • Scroll through the list of available Players and select all Players you wish to add to your fixed group and press Next
  • Select Done to return to the My Fixed Groups Listing
  • Select Done to return to the Player Selection Drawer
  • Your Stereo Pair will now appear as only one Player in the App and an icon of a room with a Player in the opposite corners of the Room

Balancing or Adjusting Players in a Fixed Group or Stereo Pair

  • Select the Fixed Group Player in the Player selecting Drawer
  • Open that Player's context menu by pressing the 3 dot icon to the right of the Player
  • Select Edit Fixed Group
  • Using the slider adjust the balance or fader of the secondary players in the Fixed Group or Stereo Player adjusting up to 10db +/-
  • Press the Settings icon of any of the Fixed Group Players for additional individual tonal controls of each player. (Please see BLS-KB15-403 for more details on Tone Controls)
  • Select Close to return to the Player Selection Drawer

Removing a Fixed Group

  • Select the Fixed Group Player in the Player selecting Drawer
  • Open that Player's context menu by pressing the 3 dot icon to the right of the Player
  • Select Delete Fixed Group
  • If the Fixed Group was a Stereo Pair, both Players will return to full Stereo Mode removing Left and Right channel isolation.

Notes

  • Fixed Groups is only available in iPad/iPhones and the Android App - Fixed Groups is not available in the App for Windows or Mac OS. Fixed groups will appear as standard group in Windows or Mac OS.
  • The Fixed Group Name is the first Player selected when creating a Fixed Group - to change the name of the Fixed Group, change that Player name in the Settings, Player Menu
  • Stereo Paired Group cannot be added to a second Fixed Group
  • Players cannot be added or removed from a Fixed Group. To add or remove Players you must delete and recreate a new Fixed Group.

 

 

 

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