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Output Channels

Overview

Each of the eight output channels has a complete "strip" of controls:

Output channel strip for miniDSP Flex Eight (DL)

Channel label

Each output channel has a customizable label displayed at the top of the channel strip.

To change the label, click on it and type a new label (up to 12 characters).

Signal routing

Sets the routing from input channels to output channels. See Signal routing.

PEQ

Click on this button to open the parametric EQ settings window for that output channel. There are 10 parametric EQ filters on each output channel.

If there are active parametric EQ filters, the color of the button changes to yellow. This provides an at-a-glance indication of filter status:

Parametric EQ button

For more information, see the page Parametric EQ.

CROSSOVER

Click on this button to open the crossover settings window for that output channel.

If there are crossover filters enabled, the color of the button changes to yellow. This provides an at-a-glance indication of crossover status:

Crossover button

For more information, see the page Crossover.

Time delay

A delay of up to 30 ms can be applied to each output channel. To set the delay, click on the delay button for a channel. The delay value can be entered by moving the slider or it can be entered numerically. The up and down arrow keys can be used to change the delay in 0.02 ms increments.

Gain adjustment

The gain of each output channel can be set to a value between ‑72 dB and +12 dB. (0 dB, the default, is unity gain or no change in level.) To set the gain, click on the Gain value of that channel. The gain can be entered by moving the slider or it can be entered numerically. The up and down arrow keys can be used to change the gain in 0.1 dB increments.

Invert

Each output channel can be inverted in polarity. To invert, press the Invert button. The status is indicated by a change in color and label:

Invert output channel

Mute

Each output channel can be individually muted. To mute it, press the Mute button. The status is indicated by a change in color and label:

Mute output channel

Compressor

Click on this button to open the compressor settings window for that output channel.

If the compressor is enabled, the color of the button changes to yellow. This provides an at-a-glance indication of compressor status:

Compressor button

For more information, see the page Compressor.

Current RMS level, level meter

Displays the current signal level on that output channel in real time.

Info

The Flex Eight must be connected and online to display signal levels.