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Media Servers for Lighting Programmers by Vickie Claiborne

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CHAPTER 21 Using Audio with Media Servers

Occasionally when programming with a media server you will be asked if the media server can output audio because the client would like to use a clip that also contains audio. This is not a difficult process for most media servers, but there are a few things to be familiar with when using a media server’s audio output.

Internal Control

Many media servers support audio output, and typically the server will be enabled or disabled via a channel within the DMX protocol, so it can easily be turned on or off for each clip as needed. For some servers though, a different method of enabling audio may be required, as is the case for MBox Designer. When a file that contains audio is loaded in the Mbox, the label ...

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