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After searching the internet, I can't find out what the ethernet plug for the mixer is for. Can you use it to remote control the mixer from a computer? Or what is it for?

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You can use the port in V2 software to trigger HiQnet Venue Presets programmed via London Architect and System Architect; the iPad app to directly control the Si Compact is still in BETA test so it's not a 'product' on the web site but you can register for information at

If you have further questions please use the Soundcraft web site Facebook pages or contact your distributor to make enquiries since Soundcraft do not actively participate and monitor any forums.

Soundcraft-Studer Product Management Team

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According their product page (download the PDF brochure) the ethernet port is for HiQnet connectivity, which is a protocol that allows for both control and monitoring of all connected devices.

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Yes, but what is that? – Friend of Kim Apr 29 '12 at 22:12
Can I remote control the mixer with my computer? – Friend of Kim Apr 29 '12 at 22:12
It appears so. Did you click on the link for HiQnet and read more about it? – John Rygielski Apr 29 '12 at 23:23
Yes. I had a chat with some people that said that they were developing an iPad app for remote controlling the mixer. So, I suppose this is done through the HiQnet. But I can't find anything more about it on the SoundCraft website. Can I just download the software from AKG, and it'll work? – Friend of Kim Apr 30 '12 at 6:50
I mean, I can't seem to find anything on this topic when it comes to the computer. – Friend of Kim Apr 30 '12 at 6:51

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