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Connecting Line-Level Sources to the TRS Jacks, CS18AI

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asked Jul 19, 2017 in StudioLive Series Feature Requests by adrianodamonte (190 points)
Could you please help me?

I have started using CS18AI since few days. Before I had been using Surface to handle RM32AI.

I need to use Line-Level Sources to the TRS Jacks, but I cannot understand how the source could arrive to a channel of RM32.

I have the same problem with the line MIC Talkback.

Thanks for your help! Waiting for your answer.

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answered Jul 20, 2017 by paulclarke2 (26,950 points)
 
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A standard Ethernet switch allows control of an RM-series mixer from the CS18AI but routing audio to and from the CS18AI’s audio inputs and outputs to the RM-series mixer requires an AVB-compatible switch.

For the most current list of compatible AVB switches please refer to the following article - http://support.presonus.com/hc/en-us/articles/210194293-Supported-AVB-network-switches

The CS18AI rear panel includes two TRS Line Input jacks. These jacks provide additional line inputs for sources from front-of-house, such as 2-track or computer playback. On a StudioLive RM-series mixer connected to the CS18AI via AVB, these two inputs show up as digital returns 33 and 34.

See sections 2.3.5 - 2.4.1 of the CS18 manual for more information in this regard.

https://pae-web.presonusmusic.com/downloads/products/pdf/CS18AI_OwnersManual_EN_V2_03032017.pdf
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