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: a pattern of tolls (3 - 3 - 3) to accompany a prayer. It can be followed by 9 tolls, a swinging bell or any number of songs. ''[[Angelus|
*Five-Octave - embellished carillon arrangements with deep tones and soaring arpeggios
*Two-Part - melody on chime or carillon accompanied by an harp bell instrument
: or Call to Mass, is often announced before the beginning of service by a swinging bell. The time is completely customizable but often, churches choose to start a one-minute swinging bell five minutes before service. Some churches choose to play music in addition to or instead of a swinging bell to call people to service.
: Any bell will remain in motion for a little bit after it is swung. Expect some time for the bells to decay naturally before the next event.
: Please note: If you are swinging real bells,
it is our professional recommendation to wait two minutes before the next event to prevent harm to the bells and parts.
==== C - H ====
: An instrument of more than 22 bells.
: An instrument of 8 to 22 bells.
: When you see the digital or analog clock displayed over the whole screen, the AX system is locked. Tap anywhere and you will be prompted to enter your PIN. This unlocks access to the AX system and brings you to the Home Screen. To prevent others from making unwanted changes, you can manually lock your AX system anytime by tapping the lock icon on the Tool Bar. After 15 minutes of user inactivity, the AX system will lock automatically. After another 15 minutes, the screen will dim to black. This feature is only to save power; the automatic schedule will continue to play. The Power Button will remain gold to indicate normal status. Click it to wake the system.
: Tapping the blue ''Next'' button will end whatever is playing and skip to the next item in the play queue.
Any bell will remain in motion for a little bit after it is swung. Expect some time for the bells to decay naturally before the next event. The next function will never end anything abruptly. : Please note: If you are stopping real swinging bells , it is our professional recommendation to wait two minutes before the next event to prevent harm to the bells and parts.
==== P - Q ====
: A few pleasant-sounding bells (usually three or four) in
motion together. Clearly a celebratory sound, a peal is often used at times such as Easter or weddings. Many professionally designed peals are included in your AX system or you can create your own. As you customize your own peal, keep in mind, not all combinations sound good together. Knowledge of musical theory is suggested.: Any bell will remain in motion for a little bit after it is swung. Expect some time for the bells to decay naturally before the next event. : Please note: If you are swinging real bells, it is our professional recommendation to wait two minutes before the next event to prevent harm to the bells and parts.
: Personal ID Number. Used on the front panel screen to log in a user. Each user should have an individual login PIN to access features customized for them. The [[Operate_AX_products#Change_the_PIN_security_code|PIN can be set]] to a memorable number.
: To the upper left of the front panel display, a [[Operate_AX_products#Lighted_power_button|power button]] also serves as a status light. Other functions include Stop, Display dim, Display wake and Shutdown (see [[Operate_AX_products#Lighted_power_button|instructions]].
: Available on the Home Screen, these preset selections will play with a touch. This is the screen that will appear on the remote control device which can be customized for each user (depending on Chime Care/ Chime.Center subscription level). On the front panel or remote app, each Quick Function displays a confirmation message so any accidental commands can be dismissed.
==== S ====
: is what we call the intelligence that allows the ringing system to always play a variety of appropriate music with a simple set-it-and-forget-it Guided Setup. Decades of experience have informed the SmartAlmanac and Guided Setup menus to set up the SmartAlmanac seasons to satisfy most worship traditions.
: The AX enhancement of SmartAlmanac provides further customization to Chime Center users
. : For example, if you would like to hear a song every Monday at 7pm, you can schedule a specific title like Amazing Grace, and every Monday at 7pm, no matter the time of year, Amazing Grace will play. Alternatively, you can choose Almanac Selected Music. You will always hear a different song on Monday at 7pm. When in the Christmas season, the song Monday at 7pm will be a Christmas song. This happens automatically with all the seasons you have enabled. During days which are not holidays, appropriate general hymns and songs will be chosen. : Please note: Random or Almanac Selected Music does NOT mean that music will play at random times. Only the days and times you have selected will sound.
: a single bell in motion, often used to call people to worship
. A collection of swinging bells is called a peal.
==== T - Z ====
;Time Strike (or Hour Strike)