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Thank you for purchasing your new Chime Master Platinum Advanced eXperience™ virtual bell instrument! As our newest product line, this manual is subject to change as features are enhanced and released. Check back often for updates.
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<div style="font-size:84%"> '''[[Chime_Master_Help|Help]] &raquo;  [[Operating manuals]] &raquo; AX Products'''<br/>
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Thank you for purchasing your new Chime Master Platinum Advanced eXperience&trade; virtual bell instrument! As our newest product line, this manual is subject to change as features are enhanced and released. Check back often for updates.
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This document may be printed by clicking ''Printable version'' under '''Tools''' in the sidebar (Desktop view only).
 
;Advanced eXperience Manual links
 
;Advanced eXperience Manual links
 
:[[:Category:AX_Manual|Table of Contents]]
 
:[[:Category:AX_Manual|Table of Contents]]
 
:[[Glossary_AX|Index and Glossary]]
 
:[[Glossary_AX|Index and Glossary]]
 
[[File:PAXClockWiki.jpg|600px|thumb|Platinum Advanced eXperience<sup>™</sup>]]
 
  
 
== Getting started ==
 
== Getting started ==
  
* [[Connections_AX|Making connections]]
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* [[InSpire_audio_connections#inSpire_AX_audio_systems|Making connections]]
 
* Quick start sheet [[Media:AX-QuickStartGuide.pdf|PDF download]]
 
* Quick start sheet [[Media:AX-QuickStartGuide.pdf|PDF download]]
  
 
=== Initial settings and schedules ===
 
=== Initial settings and schedules ===
 
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;IMPORTANT
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:Chime Master often sets up and programs systems prior to shipment, according to the needs of the client.
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:Read this section to avoid losing your settings.
 
==== Reviewing the schedule ====
 
==== Reviewing the schedule ====
Chime Master often pre-programs systems prior to shipment according to the needs of the client. To review such a schedule or check to see if your system does not have a schedule, bring up the Schedule Review screen:
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To review such a schedule or check to see if your system does not have a schedule, bring up the Schedule Review screen:
 
* Login with the PIN code (initially '''1234''').
 
* Login with the PIN code (initially '''1234''').
 
* Tap the Schedule button.
 
* Tap the Schedule button.
 
* Tap the Review button.
 
* Tap the Review button.
; Check the weekly schedule.
 
* Tap the Weekly tab at the top of the screen.
 
* Successively tap and check the days of the week for programming.
 
; Check the annual schedule,
 
: because we often pre-program annual memorial events. To check it:
 
* Tap the Annual tab at the top of the screen.
 
  
If there are no events scheduled, the lower portion of the review screen will state "No rows found."
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If there are no events scheduled, the screen will report "Nothing is scheduled."
  
==== Use the guided Quick Setup ====
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==== Use the Guided Setup ====
It is important to review the schedule as described above, because it will be cleared when you use the Quick Setup menu to set up your system.
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This installation setup will step you through a questionnaire about your denominational traditions that will inform how the SmartAlmanac&trade; chooses music throughout the liturgical year.
  
* Login or click the Home icon at the top of the screen
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* Login or tap the Home icon at the top of the screen.
* Tap the Settings button.
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* Tap the Settings button on the Home screen then Factory Reset on the settings screen. Next you will have three options,
* Tap the Quick Setup button.
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** Factory Reset - clears everything and starts over with a fresh system
** A reminder that the schedule will be cleared if you proceed. Tap Ok to agree, or Cancel to quit.
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** Clear Almanac Only - leaves your schedule intact, but allows you to change denominational settings
** A good sign if you were not sure that the schedule was clear is the affirmation screen that it indeed "is already clear."
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** Cancel - allows you to exit without clearing or changing anything.
  
You will be asked to select your time zone and answer a few questions that will help you to make the settings that have satisfied the majority of the client churches we serve. All of the choices you make can be adjusted later using the menus listed below.
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Each screen of the questionnaire features a blue Information button that explains your choices in detail. All of the choices you make may be adjusted later using the menus listed below.
  
 
==== Change the PIN security code ====
 
==== Change the PIN security code ====
We ship new systems with the security PIN for the first user (an administrator) set to '''1234.''' This should be changed for obvious reasons if the ringing system is in a public area. To reset the code:
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We ship new systems with the security PIN for the first user (an administrator) set to '''1234.''' This can be changed for obvious reasons if the ringing system is in a public area. To reset the code:
* Login or click the Home icon at the top of the screen.
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* Login or tap the Home icon at the top of the screen.
 
* Tap the Settings button.
 
* Tap the Settings button.
 
* Tap the User Profile button.
 
* Tap the User Profile button.
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When power is restored to the system, it will power on after a delay to test the line voltage. The power light will blink green while the system is initializing. It will turn solid gold when the system is ready. There are three gestures you can make on the button.
 
When power is restored to the system, it will power on after a delay to test the line voltage. The power light will blink green while the system is initializing. It will turn solid gold when the system is ready. There are three gestures you can make on the button.
  
;Click
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;Single-Click ''Display on/brightness''
 
: wakes up the backlight for the touch screen and adjusts the brightness
 
: wakes up the backlight for the touch screen and adjusts the brightness
;Double-click
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;Double-click ''Stop playing''
 
: cancels any concert or ringing in progress (light momentarily turns red)
 
: cancels any concert or ringing in progress (light momentarily turns red)
;Press and hold for 1 second
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;Press and hold for 1 second ''System shutdown''
 
: cancels concerts and waits to be sure you want to initiate Shut Down (light turns red, then blinks magenta).
 
: cancels concerts and waits to be sure you want to initiate Shut Down (light turns red, then blinks magenta).
: If the button is not clicked within 3 seconds Shut down will begin (light blinks blue).
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: If the button is not clicked again while blinking magenta, Shut down process will begin (light blinks blue).
 
: Wait until the button is solid blue before disconnecting AC power.
 
: Wait until the button is solid blue before disconnecting AC power.
 
; Clicking when the button is solid blue will restart the system.
 
; Clicking when the button is solid blue will restart the system.
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Each screen menu will have a toolbar at the top for navigation, speaker control and status. Usage details are on the the Home screen page below.
 
Each screen menu will have a toolbar at the top for navigation, speaker control and status. Usage details are on the the Home screen page below.
  
== Front screen menu screens and buttons ==
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== Front screen menu screens and icons ==
Click or tap on the button labels below to access instructions for each. This list is organized in the order they appear on the system screens.
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Choose the icon labels below to access instructions for each. This list is organized in the order they appear on the system screens.
  
 
* [[Login screen AX|Login]]
 
* [[Login screen AX|Login]]
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*** Configure Angelus
 
*** Configure Angelus
 
*** Review
 
*** Review
** Settings
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** [[Settings_screen_AX|Settings]]
 
*** [[Volume_setup_AX|Volume]]
 
*** [[Volume_setup_AX|Volume]]
 
*** Network
 
*** Network
 
*** [[Keyboard_setup_AX|Keyboard]]
 
*** [[Keyboard_setup_AX|Keyboard]]
*** Customize Home
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*** [[Customize_Home_AX|Customize Home]]
 
*** [[Date_and_Time_AX|Date and Time]]
 
*** [[Date_and_Time_AX|Date and Time]]
 
*** Global
 
*** Global
 
*** User Profile
 
*** User Profile
*** Quick Setup
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*** Factory Reset
 
*** Clear Schedule
 
*** Clear Schedule
 
*** Music
 
*** Music
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== Remote management ==
 
== Remote management ==
We are busy building the Chime Center™ remote management portal. These features require the ringing system to be connected to the Internet.
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We are busy building the Chime Center&trade; remote management portal. These features require the ringing system to be connected to the Internet.
  
''Standard features''
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* Basic remote control
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* Automatic update deployment
 
''Premium features''
 
* Media file loading to the ringing system
 
* Forgotten PIN code resets
 
* Multi-user administration
 
** User custom remote screens
 
* SmartAlmanac™ season and music customization
 
* Custom ringing pattern programming
 
* Complex scheduling and schedule management
 
* Ringing system backup
 
  
 
[[Category:AX Products]]
 
[[Category:AX Products]]
 
[[Category:AX Manual]]
 
[[Category:AX Manual]]

Revision as of 17:15, 12 November 2019

Help » Operating manuals » AX Products
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Thank you for purchasing your new Chime Master Platinum Advanced eXperience™ virtual bell instrument! As our newest product line, this manual is subject to change as features are enhanced and released. Check back often for updates.

This document may be printed by clicking Printable version under Tools in the sidebar (Desktop view only).

Advanced eXperience Manual links
Table of Contents
Index and Glossary

Getting started

Initial settings and schedules

IMPORTANT
Chime Master often sets up and programs systems prior to shipment, according to the needs of the client.
Read this section to avoid losing your settings.

Reviewing the schedule

To review such a schedule or check to see if your system does not have a schedule, bring up the Schedule Review screen:

  • Login with the PIN code (initially 1234).
  • Tap the Schedule button.
  • Tap the Review button.

If there are no events scheduled, the screen will report "Nothing is scheduled."

Use the Guided Setup

This installation setup will step you through a questionnaire about your denominational traditions that will inform how the SmartAlmanac™ chooses music throughout the liturgical year.

  • Login or tap the Home icon at the top of the screen.
  • Tap the Settings button on the Home screen then Factory Reset on the settings screen. Next you will have three options,
    • Factory Reset - clears everything and starts over with a fresh system
    • Clear Almanac Only - leaves your schedule intact, but allows you to change denominational settings
    • Cancel - allows you to exit without clearing or changing anything.

Each screen of the questionnaire features a blue Information button that explains your choices in detail. All of the choices you make may be adjusted later using the menus listed below.

Change the PIN security code

We ship new systems with the security PIN for the first user (an administrator) set to 1234. This can be changed for obvious reasons if the ringing system is in a public area. To reset the code:

  • Login or tap the Home icon at the top of the screen.
  • Tap the Settings button.
  • Tap the User Profile button.
  • Tap the Current PIN field and enter it.
  • Tap the New PIN field. Enter the new PIN you want to set with a length from four to ten digits.
  • Tap the Verify PIN field. Re-enter the new PIN.
  • Tap the Save PIN button

Front panel controls

Lighted power button

When power is restored to the system, it will power on after a delay to test the line voltage. The power light will blink green while the system is initializing. It will turn solid gold when the system is ready. There are three gestures you can make on the button.

Single-Click Display on/brightness
wakes up the backlight for the touch screen and adjusts the brightness
Double-click Stop playing
cancels any concert or ringing in progress (light momentarily turns red)
Press and hold for 1 second System shutdown
cancels concerts and waits to be sure you want to initiate Shut Down (light turns red, then blinks magenta).
If the button is not clicked again while blinking magenta, Shut down process will begin (light blinks blue).
Wait until the button is solid blue before disconnecting AC power.
Clicking when the button is solid blue will restart the system.

Touch screen

  • A single, light tap with your finger or the soft end of the supplied stylus is all that is required. Pressing on the display or using a pointed object will cause damage.
  • After several minutes of inactivity, it is normal for the screen to dim, lock and even go completely dark to save power. As long as the status light is gold, scheduled events will play normally.
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Each screen menu will have a toolbar at the top for navigation, speaker control and status. Usage details are on the the Home screen page below.

Front screen menu screens and icons

Choose the icon labels below to access instructions for each. This list is organized in the order they appear on the system screens.

Remote management

We are busy building the Chime Center™ remote management portal. These features require the ringing system to be connected to the Internet.

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