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The Advanced eXperience<sup>™</sup> platform of virtual bell instruments will be introduced very soon.
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Advanced eXperience<sup>™</sup> (AX) virtual bell instruments represent the leading edge of bell ringing technology. All Advanced eXperience™ instruments are made in Ohio by Chime Master.
  
* Color touchscreen interface
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* [https://www.chimemaster.com/electronic-carillons#platinum Web page with audio samples]
* Easy remote control
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* [[:Category:AX_Manual|Online operating manual for AX virtual bell instruments]]
* Management portal
 
  
== Virtual bell instruments ==
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== All models include ==
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=== Front Panel Touchscreen ===
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Quickly access any feature you need with quick function buttons that you can customize with easily recognizable icons and colors. Create new buttons for special occasions. Set up your system and ringing schedules with simple screens. Organize your home menu with only the features you need.
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=== Remote Control App ===
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Simply tap the front touchscreen [[Remote_AX|Remote]] button to view a QR code that you can scan with your smartphone. Doing so instantly installs the remote control app and authenticates your phone with your bell system. You can use this remote app to ring your bells with the same quick function buttons you set on your touchscreen.
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=== Chime.Center ===
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Access your schedules and settings from your home or office with the [[Chime Center]] management web portal. Available options include multiple user support where you can customize home screens for your staff on both the front panel touchscreen and their remote controls. Your system will regularly receive updates and upgrades.
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=== SmartAlmanac AX ===
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Chime Master’s unique set-it-and-forget-it [[Using_Chime_Center#Schedules_and_settings|SmartAlmanac]]<sup>™</sup> provides appropriate music automatically with seasonal changes year after year. With the Advanced Experience features of Chime Center you can add seasons, change their starting and ending dates and select seasonal music. Preview or review selection play lists and make adjustments to the SmartAlmanac song by song.
  
=== Platinum Advanced eXperience ===
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== Available Models ==
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=== Specifications ===
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* [[Platinum_AX|'''Platinum AX<sup>™</sup> virtual bell instrument''']]
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* [[Millennium_AX|'''Millennium® AX carillon''']]
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* [[Bravo_AX|'''Bravo AX<sup>™</sup> carillon''']]
  
[[File:2019-Advanced-eXperience.png|400px|thumb|right|AX<sup>™</sup> virtual instruments specification coming soon]]
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|+ Compare AX models
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! scope="col" | Feature
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! scope="col" | Bravo™
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! scope="col" | Standard Millennium<sup>®</sup>
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! scope="col" | inSpire Millennium<sup>®</sup>
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! scope="col" | Platinum™
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|align=center|[[File:BravoAX.png|150px|link=Bravo_AX|Bravo AX Specification]]
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|align=center|[[File:MillenniumAX.png|150px|link=Millennium_AX|Millennium AX Specification]]
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|align=center|[[File:MillenniumAX.png|150px|link=Millennium_AX|Millennium AX Specification]]
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|align=center|[[File:PAXClockWiki.jpg|150px|link=Platinum_AX|Platinum AX Specification]]
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| Front Panel speakers || Single 3-watt || Single 15-watt || Single 15-watt || Dual 15-watt stereo
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| [[Chime_Center#Subscriptions|Chime Center subscription included]] || 1-Year Essential (upgradable) || 1-Year Managed (upgradable) || 1-Year Managed (upgradable) || 1-Year Premium
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| Audio package requirements || Value or Outreach<sup>1</sup> || Value or Outreach<sup>1</sup> || inSpire™ || inSpire™
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| Outdoor speaker zones || one || one || one || Two directional or stereo
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| MIDI keyboard/organ input || N/A || Single manual || Single manual || Dual manual<sup>2</sup>
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| Keyboard recording and MIDI file loading || N/A || YES || YES || YES
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| Audio file loading || no || no || no || YES
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| Available instruments || 5 Equalized || 5 Equalized || 7 High Definition || 24 High Definition
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| Included liturgical ringing || 70+ || 70+ || 300+ || 300+
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| Included musical selections (expandable) || Hundreds || Thousands || Thousands || Thousands
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| Music arrangements || 3 || 3 || 5 || 5
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| Included clock chimes || Westminster || Westminster || Westminster || All available<sup>3</sup>
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| Customer recorded clock chimes || no || YES || YES || YES
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| Audio recordings || Bugle:Taps<br/>Bagpipes:Amazing Grace || Bugle:Taps<br/>Bagpipes:Amazing Grace || Bugle:Taps<br/>Military option (20 more)<br/>Bagpipes:Amazing Grace<br/>Cemetery option (3 more) || All available options included
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| Tower bell interface option || no || YES || YES || YES
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| Outside clock interface option || no || YES || YES || YES
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;Notes
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:1 - These models can also be used with existing installed amplifier and speakers as they incorporate horn protection for Chime Master Value and Outreach audio systems. The Standard Millennium will be shipped for orders without an included inSpire audio package.
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:2 - Platinum supports two full five octave keyboards for simultaneous Carillon and Harp performance and recording.
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:3 - As of this specification date, Platinum comes with 13 clock chiming melodies
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== Tower bell controls ==
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All of the following systems also support tower clock movements.
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* [[Millennium_AX|Millennium<sup>®</sup> AX]] and  [[Platinum_AX|Platinum AX<sup>™</sup>]] systems can optionally control up to six tower bells for time strikes and other ringing.
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* [[Libertas_AX_Specification|Libertas AX<sup>™</sup>]] - Rings music using real chime and carillons. Also features built-in electronic practice sounds that match the tower bells.
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* Veritas AX<sup>™</sup> - Rings music using real chime and carillons. Available virtual bell instruments play inside and through tower audio systems to supplement and augment the real bells.
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[[Category:AX Products]]

Latest revision as of 10:12, 4 January 2021

Advanced eXperience (AX) virtual bell instruments represent the leading edge of bell ringing technology. All Advanced eXperience™ instruments are made in Ohio by Chime Master.

All models include

Front Panel Touchscreen

Quickly access any feature you need with quick function buttons that you can customize with easily recognizable icons and colors. Create new buttons for special occasions. Set up your system and ringing schedules with simple screens. Organize your home menu with only the features you need.

Remote Control App

Simply tap the front touchscreen Remote button to view a QR code that you can scan with your smartphone. Doing so instantly installs the remote control app and authenticates your phone with your bell system. You can use this remote app to ring your bells with the same quick function buttons you set on your touchscreen.

Chime.Center

Access your schedules and settings from your home or office with the Chime Center management web portal. Available options include multiple user support where you can customize home screens for your staff on both the front panel touchscreen and their remote controls. Your system will regularly receive updates and upgrades.

SmartAlmanac AX

Chime Master’s unique set-it-and-forget-it SmartAlmanac provides appropriate music automatically with seasonal changes year after year. With the Advanced Experience features of Chime Center you can add seasons, change their starting and ending dates and select seasonal music. Preview or review selection play lists and make adjustments to the SmartAlmanac song by song.

Available Models

Specifications

Compare AX models
Feature Bravo™ Standard Millennium® inSpire Millennium® Platinum™
  Bravo AX Specification Millennium AX Specification Millennium AX Specification Platinum AX Specification
Front Panel speakers Single 3-watt Single 15-watt Single 15-watt Dual 15-watt stereo
Chime Center subscription included 1-Year Essential (upgradable) 1-Year Managed (upgradable) 1-Year Managed (upgradable) 1-Year Premium
Audio package requirements Value or Outreach1 Value or Outreach1 inSpire™ inSpire™
Outdoor speaker zones one one one Two directional or stereo
MIDI keyboard/organ input N/A Single manual Single manual Dual manual2
Keyboard recording and MIDI file loading N/A YES YES YES
Audio file loading no no no YES
Available instruments 5 Equalized 5 Equalized 7 High Definition 24 High Definition
Included liturgical ringing 70+ 70+ 300+ 300+
Included musical selections (expandable) Hundreds Thousands Thousands Thousands
Music arrangements 3 3 5 5
Included clock chimes Westminster Westminster Westminster All available3
Customer recorded clock chimes no YES YES YES
Audio recordings Bugle:Taps
Bagpipes:Amazing Grace
Bugle:Taps
Bagpipes:Amazing Grace
Bugle:Taps
Military option (20 more)
Bagpipes:Amazing Grace
Cemetery option (3 more)
All available options included
Tower bell interface option no YES YES YES
Outside clock interface option no YES YES YES
Notes
1 - These models can also be used with existing installed amplifier and speakers as they incorporate horn protection for Chime Master Value and Outreach audio systems. The Standard Millennium will be shipped for orders without an included inSpire audio package.
2 - Platinum supports two full five octave keyboards for simultaneous Carillon and Harp performance and recording.
3 - As of this specification date, Platinum comes with 13 clock chiming melodies

Tower bell controls

All of the following systems also support tower clock movements.

  • Millennium® AX and Platinum AX systems can optionally control up to six tower bells for time strikes and other ringing.
  • Libertas AX - Rings music using real chime and carillons. Also features built-in electronic practice sounds that match the tower bells.
  • Veritas AX - Rings music using real chime and carillons. Available virtual bell instruments play inside and through tower audio systems to supplement and augment the real bells.