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This page describes how to download and install the Chime Master Management Suite software.  
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<div style="font-size:84%">'''[[Chime_Master_Help|Help]] > [[Operating manuals]] > [[Using_Management_Suite|Management Suite]]'''</div>
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* Management Suite software manual [[Media:MS2200-5.0.pdf|PDF download]]
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Management Suite is a Windows software application that extends the usefulness of your Chime Master ringing equipment. While it is not available on the Mac, it can be used with either Boot Camp or Parallels virtual machines with Windows.
  
= Downloading and Installing =
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*[[Install_Management_Suite|Follow these instructions]] to install Management Suite.
  
== Downloads ==
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These tables of contents are organized for each of our products. Different products have features that Management Suite will adapt to. After browsing each page of your system's documentation, click your browsers Back button to return to the table of contents.
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== Six-SS Carillon ==
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=== Free version features ===
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*[[Main_Menu_MS_SixSS|Main Menu]]
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*[[Scheduler_weekly_MS|Weekly Schedules]]
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*[[Scheduler_volume_MS|Scheduling volume changes]]
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*[[Jukebox_MS|Concert play lists and performance]]
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*[[Remote_MS|Remote control panel]]
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*[[Settings_MS_SixSS|Settings menu]]
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*[[Backup_MS|Backup]]
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*[[Firmware_update_MS|Firmware Update]]
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*[[Library_update_MS|Library Update]]
  
The latest version of our software is available on the downloads web page: [http://www.chimemaster.com/downloads Downloads, Service and Support]
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=== Premium version features ===
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*[[Scheduler_special_Events_MS|Scheduling Special events]]
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*[[Music_librarian_MS|Manage random music with Music Librarian]]
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*[[Administration_MS|Administration menu]] for remote app
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*[[SD_card_titles_MS|SD Card MP3 title manager]]
  
== Installing ==
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== Platinum, Millennium and Libertas systems ==
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Most of these features also apply to chime and carillon automation products.
  
Do not connect the Chime Master unit to your PC with the USB cable until the software has been installed. This will allow device drivers to be properly registered for your system.
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=== Free version features ===
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*[[Main_Menu_MS2201P|Main Menu]]
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*[[Scheduler_weekly_MS|Weekly Schedules]]
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*[[Scheduler_volume_MS|Scheduling volume changes]]
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*[[Jukebox_MS|Concert play lists and performance]]
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*[[Remote_MS|Remote control panel]]
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*[[Settings_MS2201|Settings menu]]
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*[[Backup_MS|Backup]]
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*[[Firmware_update_MS|Firmware Update]]
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*[[Library_update_MS|Library Update]]
  
If you currently use Millennium Suite version 4.8 or older, uninstall it using the Windows Add/Remove utility. Your schedule and playlist files will not be deleted.
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=== Premium version features ===
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*[[Scheduler_special_Events_MS|Scheduling Special events]]
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*[[Music_librarian_MS|Manage random music with Music Librarian]]
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*[[Tempo_and_Transposition_MS2201|Changing tempo and keys for music]]
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*[[Administration_MS|Administration menu]] for remote app
  
Install the Management Suite before connecting your PC to the carillon. If you are upgrading, disconnect or power off the carillon before installation.
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=== Optional  ===
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*[[Recording_library_MS|Recording Librarian Option]]
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*[[SD_card_titles_MS|SD Card MP3 Option]]
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*[[Tower_bells_setup_MS|Tower Bells Control Option]]
  
To install, open the zip file and run the Setup application by double clicking it.
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== Bell controllers ==
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* Management Suite for Bell Controllers ver 4.9 [[Media:Man-MSuite-2206-4.9.pdf|PDF download]]
  
After the installation is complete, connect the Chime Master to the PC's USB port and power it on. The first time this connection is made, it may take a couple of minutes for Windows to register the device drivers. Windows 8 and Windows 10 provide an Device Setup icon in the system tray that shows the progress of the device preparation.
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#[[Main_Menu_MS2206|Main Menu]]
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#[[Scheduler_weekly_MS|Weekly Schedules]]
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#[[Scheduler_special_Events_MS|Scheduling Special events]]
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#[[Settings_MS2206|Settings menu]]
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#[[Administration_MS|Administration menu]]
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#[[Backup_MS|Backup]]
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#[[Firmware_update_MS|Firmware Update]]
  
When Windows notifies you that the device is ready to use, launch the Management Suite.
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== Troubleshooting ==
  
== Premium Management Suite License ==
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[[Install_Management_Suite#Troubleshooting|Troubleshooting Management Suite]]
  
Entering in the license code to the free downloaded Management Suite opens the features of the Premium version. If you have purchased a license, right click the mouse while hovering over the main menu window and select Licensing. Enter your license code into the licensing window, then restart Management Suite.
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You can license the software on as many computers as you like, but each license code only works for one carillon system. If you manage several carillons, you can purchase a separate license for each one, and add them all to a single PC installation.
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[[Category:Manual]][[Category:Management Suite]]
 
 
If you are upgrading from a previous version, the license should automatically transfer. If you have received a replacement or upgraded carillon, you will receive a new license number for the new system.
 
 
 
[[Category:Operate]]
 

Latest revision as of 12:50, 13 March 2018

Help > Operating manuals > Management Suite

Management Suite is a Windows software application that extends the usefulness of your Chime Master ringing equipment. While it is not available on the Mac, it can be used with either Boot Camp or Parallels virtual machines with Windows.

These tables of contents are organized for each of our products. Different products have features that Management Suite will adapt to. After browsing each page of your system's documentation, click your browsers Back button to return to the table of contents.

Six-SS Carillon

Free version features

Premium version features

Platinum, Millennium and Libertas systems

Most of these features also apply to chime and carillon automation products.

Free version features

Premium version features

Optional

Bell controllers

  1. Main Menu
  2. Weekly Schedules
  3. Scheduling Special events
  4. Settings menu
  5. Administration menu
  6. Backup
  7. Firmware Update

Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting Management Suite


Help > Operating manuals > Management Suite