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?


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 http://www.soundcraft.com/apps/visi-remote.aspx.

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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