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These buttons will only appear on administrator's home screens.
These buttons will only appear on administrator's home screens.
: brings up the [Schedule_AX|scheduler menu].
: brings up the [[Schedule_AX|scheduler menu]].

Revision as of 16:20, 15 August 2019



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

Tap the padlock to lock the system before you walk away
Front speaker control
Tap the speaker to cycle through three settings: Mute, Low level, Loud
Fine adjustment of inside monitoring levels is available in Settings - Volume
Back arrow
Tap the back arrow to return to the previous screen
Tap the home icon or Chime Master logo to return to your home screen
Date and time
information, not touch enabled
System status
Shows amplifier status: blue for Standby, yellow for Initializing, green for Ready, red for Muted
If the icon is split, the upper half indicates outside status and the lower half indicates inside status

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.


Admin features

These buttons will only appear on administrator's home screens.

brings up the scheduler menu.
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).
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 of it and an instrument to play it on.

Advanced menus

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

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

Quick function buttons

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

When setting up these buttons, you can select

  • Button icon
  • 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.

Tolling bell
for funerals - 5 minutes (or until Stopped)
Swinging bell
for call to church - 5 minutes (or until Stopped)
Peal bells
for weddings and festive services - 5 minutes (or until Stopped)
two songs (can be lengthened) from the Almanac's current season