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Articles relating to the digital capabilities of the OctoPre

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The Octopre does not have a memory chip in it so it will always turn on with the same bit rate and sample frequency settings. We advise that the Octopre is the first thing to be turned on in a studio...
If the optional A/D converter card is fitted then you can use a single ADAT cable to connect from either of the Octopre ADAT outputs to the ADAT in of the 002. Make sure that the bit depth and sample...
As of Saffire PRO 2.0, SPDIF and ADAT digital inputs are always 'ON' (unless you have disabled the ADATs for better CPU performance). This means that you no longer have to turn the digital inputs 'ON...
No, it does not. When syncing the Octopre to an external device you must make sure the bit depth and sample frequency settings on the front of the unit are the same as those set on the master clock...
The ADAT and SPDIF digital inputs need to be turned on in SaffireControl PRO before their input mix pages can be accessed. This can be done by hitting the "Enable" button in the sync section of...
You will need to ensure that you have the Saffire Pro 26i/o has the same sampling frequency selected as the device it is to be synced to. Set the sample rate, then activate wordclock, the hit...
The Octopre (and other Platinum units) do not come with digital outputs as standard. You can purchase a digital output card which you can be easily fitted into the unit to give you a digital output...
Yes. There is an option in Saffire Control PRO to disable the ADATs. This is described below. Mac: Go to 'Hardware' in the menu bar and select 'Disable ADATs for better CPU usage' PC: Go to 'Hardware...
A Guide to Setting Up Your Digital System Introduction OctoPre cables for connecting the optional A/D cards ADAT lightpipe format OctoPre as MASTER using ADAT lightpipe OctoPre as SLAVE TO AN...
If you are using your Octopre with a step-down/up transformer and are experiencing sync problems then it could be down to the quality or age of the step down transformer. If the converter is getting...
It is important to remember that in a digital system all of the units need to be synchronised, thus the need for a common word clock signal feeding all of them. Word clock signal is carried on 75 Ohm...
If your Octopre is not syncing to your sound card/audio interface or vice versa, or you are hearing clicks and pops in your recordings, then: - Ensure that the sample frequency and bit depth settings...