New York, NY (December 17, 2013)—Soundcraft has unveiled Version 2.0 of its ViSi Remote iPad app, which allows remote control of Soundcraft Vi, Si Compact, Si Performer and Si Expression mixing consoles wirelessly from an iPad.
ViSi Remote 2.0 requires no additional hardware other than a wireless access router connected to the Harman HiQnet Ethernet port of the console. With ViSi Remote 2.0, engineers can roam the venue and adjust mixes and other audio parameters directly from an iPad.
The new 2.0 version allows Si Compact, Performer and Expression users to adjust channel strip settings per channel, including settings such as Gate, Compressor and EQ along with Pan, LR/Mono routing and phase invert switches. This functionality will be added to Vi consoles in a future update.
The software allows users to optimize the house mix from anywhere in the room; adjust monitor levels while standing next to the artist; adjust channel strip settings remote from the console; extend the fader count of an existing control surface; use in standalone mode for familiarization with console functions; control a network of consoles (e.g. FOH and Monitor); provide a separate surface for DMX functionality (Si Performer only); and allow multiple users on the same console to control their own mixes.