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The home screen presents the main menu for each user of the system. When the system is unlocked and the home screen is loaded, the [[Amplifier_inSpire_AX|tower amplifier]] will also become active so selections will play immediately.
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== Toolbar ==
 
== Toolbar ==
[[File:AXUX-Toolbar.png|frameless|500px|center]]
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[[File:AXUX-Toolbar.png|none|500px|left]]
A toolbar appears at the top of the screen in all menus. From left to right its components are:
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This toolbar appears at the top of the screen in all menus. From left to right its components are:
  
 
;Padlock
 
;Padlock
: Tap the padlock to lock the system before you walk away
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: Tap the padlock to lock the system before you walk away to prevent unauthorized tampering (system automatically locks after 15 minutes of inactivity from most screens)
  
 
;Front speaker control
 
;Front speaker control
: Tap the speaker to cycle through three settings: Mute, Low level, Loud
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: Tap the speaker to cycle through three volume settings: Mute, Quiet and Loud. The default setting will revert after you lock the system (or it times out)
: Fine adjustment of inside monitoring levels is available in [[Settings screen AX#Volume|Settings - Volume]]
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: Save the default setting and fine level adjustment in [[Settings screen AX#Volume|Settings - Volume]]
  
 
;Back arrow
 
;Back arrow
 
: Tap the back arrow to return to the previous screen
 
: Tap the back arrow to return to the previous screen
  
;Home (extends through the Chime Master logo)
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;Home  
: Tap the home icon to return to your home screen
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: Tap the home icon or Chime Master logo to return to your home screen
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;Date and time information
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: not touch enabled
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;System status indicator colors and icons:
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[[File:StatusIconsAX.png|frameless|right|180px]]
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: '''Blue''' for Standby
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: '''Yellow''' for Initializing (amplifier waking up)
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: '''Green''' for Ready
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: '''Red''' for Muted (upper half outside, lower half inside zones)
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: '''Music note''' is displayed during selection play
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: '''Keyboard icon''' is displayed when keyboard mode is active
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: '''Diagonal slash''' indicates that automation is suspended
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== User home menu ==
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Because there really is no limit to the number of buttons you can customize on the home screen, you may have to scroll the screen to see all of the selections.
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[[File:AX-HomeScreen.jpg|frameless|right|600px]]
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=== Administrative features ===
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These buttons will only appear on administrator home screens.
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;[[Schedule_AX|Schedule]]
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: brings up the scheduler menu.
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;[[Settings_screen_AX|Settings]]
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: brings up the system settings menu.
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=== Play control ===
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; Next Selection
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: stops the current selection and begins playing the next selection (if more selections are in the play queue).
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; Stop
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: will stop the current selection and clear the play queue.
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: Double clicking the lighted power button will also do this.
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;  [[Play_Selection_AX|Play Selection]]
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: menu allows you to pick a selection, an arrangement, and an instrument.
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=== Advanced menus ===
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These buttons can be removed from some user home screens by an administrator.
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; [[Keyboard AX|Keyboard]]
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: play the bells from your connected MIDI keyboard and make recordings to expand your library.
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; [[Remote AX|Remote]]
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: connect a smart phone or tablet to use as a remote control.
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=== Quick function buttons ===
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[[File:AXHomeCustomized.jpg|link=Customize_Home_AX|frameless|right|600px]]
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The remaining buttons on the home screen are individually configurable on [[Customize_Home_AX|Settings Customize Home]] screen. They can be set to ring bells (specific), play music (specific songs, random seasonal songs or a random album songs).
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After tapping on one of these buttons, a confirmation window will pop up. All automatic ringing is suspended while the system waits for you to confirm that you are ready to play the selection. If you remain on this screen without tapping Yes, the system will timeout and return to automatic ringing in one hour. Tap No if you want to resume automatic ringing without playing the selection.
  
;Date and time
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When setting up these buttons, you can select
: information, not touch enabled
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* Button icon
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* Unique, descriptive name (label)
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* Type of action
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* Selection(s)
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* Number of songs or minutes to play
  
;System status
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==== Factory default quick functions ====
: Shows amplifier status: blue for Standby, yellow for Initializing, green for Ready, red for Muted
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These functions will be on your home screen on a new system. You can edit or delete them.
: If the icon is split, the upper half indicates outside status and the lower half indicates inside status
 
  
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; Swing
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: for call to church - 5 minutes (or until Stopped)
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; Peal
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: for weddings and festive services - 5 minutes (or until Stopped)
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; Toll
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: for funerals - 5 minutes (or until Stopped)
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; Music
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: two songs from the Almanac's current season
  
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The home screen presents the main menu for each user of the system. When the system is unlocked and the home screen is loaded, the tower amplifier will also become active so selections will play immediately.

Toolbar

AXUX-Toolbar.png

This toolbar appears at the top of the screen in all menus. From left to right its components are:

Padlock
Tap the padlock to lock the system before you walk away to prevent unauthorized tampering (system automatically locks after 15 minutes of inactivity from most screens)
Front speaker control
Tap the speaker to cycle through three volume settings: Mute, Quiet and Loud. The default setting will revert after you lock the system (or it times out)
Save the default setting and fine level adjustment in Settings - Volume
Back arrow
Tap the back arrow to return to the previous screen
Home
Tap the home icon or Chime Master logo to return to your home screen
Date and time information
not touch enabled
System status indicator colors and icons
StatusIconsAX.png
Blue for Standby
Yellow for Initializing (amplifier waking up)
Green for Ready
Red for Muted (upper half outside, lower half inside zones)
Music note is displayed during selection play
Keyboard icon is displayed when keyboard mode is active
Diagonal slash indicates that automation is suspended

User home menu

Because there really is no limit to the number of buttons you can customize on the home screen, you may have to scroll the screen to see all of the selections.

AX-HomeScreen.jpg

Administrative features

These buttons will only appear on administrator home screens.

Schedule
brings up the scheduler menu.
Settings
brings up the system settings menu.

Play control

Next Selection
stops the current selection and begins playing the next selection (if more selections are in the play queue).
Stop
will stop the current selection and clear the play queue.
Double clicking the lighted power button will also do this.
Play Selection
menu allows you to pick a selection, an arrangement, and an instrument.

Advanced menus

These buttons can be removed from some user home screens by an administrator.

Keyboard
play the bells from your connected MIDI keyboard and make recordings to expand your library.
Remote
connect a smart phone or tablet to use as a remote control.

Quick function buttons

AXHomeCustomized.jpg

The remaining buttons on the home screen are individually configurable on Settings Customize Home screen. They can be set to ring bells (specific), play music (specific songs, random seasonal songs or a random album songs).

After tapping on one of these buttons, a confirmation window will pop up. All automatic ringing is suspended while the system waits for you to confirm that you are ready to play the selection. If you remain on this screen without tapping Yes, the system will timeout and return to automatic ringing in one hour. Tap No if you want to resume automatic ringing without playing the selection.

When setting up these buttons, you can select

  • Button icon
  • Unique, descriptive name (label)
  • Type of action
  • Selection(s)
  • Number of songs or minutes to play

Factory default quick functions

These functions will be on your home screen on a new system. You can edit or delete them.

Swing
for call to church - 5 minutes (or until Stopped)
Peal
for weddings and festive services - 5 minutes (or until Stopped)
Toll
for funerals - 5 minutes (or until Stopped)
Music
two songs from the Almanac's current season


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