Ashly Protea DSP Control4 Driver

Our Control4 driver integrates an Ashly Protea System Processor into your project and includes features such as input/output switching, mute, and volume control over IP.
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Supports 2.5.3+

Looking to integrate a commercial grade DSP with your Control4 project? This Ashly Protea System Processor DSP driver is perfect for all the NE network enabled devices.  

Driver Features:

  • Full IP control over the network
  • 2 way support - eg: get feedback if volume is manually changed on the device
  • Set the default volume given to each input
  • 8 Input and 8 Output switching
  • Discrete muting and volume control
  • Configurable gain volume increments
  • FREE 48 hour trial - simply add the driver with no license key

Driver License:  Site (one required per project)

v1.2
 - Added option for handling switching inputs

v1.1
 - Fixed mute_toggle from sr-250/sr-260
 - Added volume ramping with remotes


Ashly Audio - Protea Equipped Media Amplifier
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ONLINE DOCUMENTATION
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Manufacturer Website: www.ashly.com
Online Support: http://www.ashly.com/contact/
Technical Support: (585)-872-0010
Email:jschwenz@ashly.com / bow@ashly.com

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OVERVIEW
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This driver integrates an Ashly Audio Media Amplifier into your Control4 project. To use this driver drag ashly_mediaamp into the project and follow ALL of the setup instructions. The features of this driver include input/output switching, mute, and volume control.

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HARDWARE SETUP
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1. Connect preamp outputs and inputs to device

2. Connect optional remote for adjusting volume

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SOFTWARE SETUP - Protea Software
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Download Link: http://www.ashly.com/software-downloads/protea.php

1. Scan for devices or manually add device by model.

2. Double click on device and in DSP tab, double click on mixer.

3. For each output on each channel, check the Route Enable option and mute inputs. You should  see a web of connections form.

4. Close that window, and while still in DSP table, right click on an empty block for each channel and add in a gain block.

5. Double click that gain block and move the slider up for a starting volume level.

6. Software setup complete, move to composer setup.

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COMPOSER SETUP
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1. Drag driver into project and enter the IP Address of the device in the networking tab

2. Driver will come online. Before the driver can function, the MAC Address must be entered  and the default percentages must be set for line level and gain volume increment. See properties for format of MAC Address.

3. In connections tab, connect inputs, outputs, and room selection.
i.e. Phone -> input 1
Speakers -> output 1
Room Selection Channel 1 SELECTION -> Bedroom
Room Selection Channel 1 VOLUME -> Bedroom

4. Refresh navigators and follow software setup.

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PROPERTIES
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Status: Indicates the network status of the device

License Key: Used for licensing the driver

License Status: Current status of the license

Mac Address: Unique address given to every device, must be entered
Required format: xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx (i.e. 11-22-33-AA-BB-CC)

Line Level Input 1-8: Default volume given to each inputs within a certain channel
Range: 0-100% = -50dB-+12dB Default: 50% Recommended: 60-80%

Gain Volume Increment percent: Master volume control per channel
Range: 1-15% Default: 1% Recommended: 3-5%

Debug Mode: Toggle mode for debugging

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CONNECTIONS
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20 Output Channels

20 Input Channels

20 Room Selections

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