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The Options can be found in MENU > Setup > Options.

The following pages detail the settings in each Options tab:
CONSOLE Options
SYSTEM Options
SURFACE Options
USER Options
USER KEYS Options (this page)
REMOTE Options
NETWORK Options
DAW Options
External Control Options

User Key Options

These settings relate to the various user-assignable keys available on the console surface.

User Keys Options are found in MENU > Setup > Options > USER KEYS tab.

There are several groups of User Keys that can be assigned to various functions for quick access. These are:

The method of assigning to any User Key is the same: locate the relevant section in the User Keys options tab, e.g. the MUTE/USER buttons section:

Use the button to the right of each user key field to select a function from the list available (included below).

User Key Functions

A full list of User Keys functions available is included below:

Menu Select Channel View Channel View to main screen*1
Automation Automation page to main screen*1
Overview Overview page to main screen*1
Effects Effects Rack page to main screen*1
Matrix Matrix page to main screen*1
Screen Query Screen Query to main screen*1
Setup Options Console Console options tab to main screen*1
System System options tab to main screen*1
Surface Surface options tab to main screen*1
User User options tab to main screen*1
User Keys User Key options tab to main screen*1
Remote Remote options tab to main screen*1
Network Network options tab to main screen*1
DAW DAW Control options tab to main screen*1
External Control External Control options tab to main screen*1
Console Configuration Console Configuration page to main screen*1
Layer Manager Layer Manager page to main screen*1
I/O I/O page to main screen*1
XY Routing XY Routing to main screen*1
File Manager Showfiles Showfiles page to main screen*1
Patch Manager Patch Manager page to main screen*1
Presets Presets page to main screen*1
Tools Talkback Groups Talkback Groups page to main screen*1
Signal Switcher Signal Switcher page to main screen*1
Event Manager Event Manager page to main screen*1
Console Functions Solo Setup SIP Toggle Solo In Place mode on/off
Additive Solo A Toggle Additive Solo mode for Solo bus A on/off
Additive Solo B Toggle Additive Solo mode for Solo bus B on/off
Solo A Default Feed Point None Change default feed point of Solo Bus A to None (no send)
Pre Fader Change default feed point of Solo Bus A to Pre Fader
Post All Change default feed point of Solo Bus A to Post All
Toggle Pre/Post Toggle the default feed point of Solo Bus A between Pre Fader and Post All
Solo B Default Feed Point None Change default feed point of Solo Bus B to None (no send)
Pre Fader Change default feed point of Solo Bus B to Pre Fader
Post All Change default feed point of Solo Bus B to Post All
Toggle Pre/Post Toggle the default feed point of Solo Bus B between Pre Fader and Post All
Tile Setup Screen Follow Select Toggle Screen Follow Select mode on/off
Link Control Tile Toggle Link Control Tile mode on/off when Focus Fader is locked
Query to Focus Fader Toggle Query to Focus Fader mode on/off
Lock To User Keys Toggle keypad Lock the Keypad to User Keys on/off
Path Label LCD Show Info Set Path Label LCDs to display path info
Show Solo Set Path Label LCDs to display Solo bus info
Follow Setup Follow Mode On/Off Toggle Select/Solo/Query Follow Modes on/off
External Screen Overview Set External Screen to Overview page
Automation Set External Screen to Automation page
Rehearse Mode Global Toggle Global Rehearse Mode on/off*2
1 - 8 Toggle Rehearse Mode on/off for Live Recorder N
Surface Lock Engage Control Surface Lock*2
Effects Tempo Link Rack 1 - 6 Tap Tempo (Tempo Link) for Rack N
Automation Fire Scene Scene N Fire scene N from the Automation list
Scene Name Rename the selected scene
Group Mode Toggle Group Mode states (Group Mode/Group All/Disabled)
Showfile Save Save over the current showfile*2
Save As Save the current show as a new showfile
Auto Mute Safe Engage Auto Mute Safe
Temporary Auto Mute Safe Engage Temporary Auto Mute Safe
Signal Switchers Signal Switcher 1 - 4 Input B Toggle to Input B of selected Signal Switcher
Clear Query Clear a Query
Talkback Groups Group 1-10 IN Enable talkback to TB Group N*3
Path Functions Selected Path Input A/B Toggle (Channels only) Toggle Selected Channel between Inputs A & B*2
Automation Recall Protect Enable Automation Recall Protect for the Selected path*2
Channel / Stem /
Aux / Master /
Matrix / Talkback /
Solo Chan / VCA N
Path Select Select Path N (abides by Follow Modes)
Mute Toggle Path N Mute state
Input Select (Channels only) Input A Switch Channel N to Input A*2
Input B Switch Channel N to Input B*2
Input A/B Toggle Toggle Channel N between Inputs A & B*2
Insert A IN (not VCAs) Toggle Path N Insert A IN state
Insert B IN (not VCAs) Toggle Path N Insert B IN state
TB IN (Stems/Auxes/Masters only) Talkback to Stem/Aux/Master N*3
Quick Controls Routing Input Input Switch Quick Controls to last selected Input section
Mic Gain Switch Quick Controls to control Mic Gain directly
Fader/TB Fader/TB Switch Quick Controls to last selected Fader/TB section
Talkback Switch Quick Controls to Talkback section directly
Mute Groups Switch Quick Controls to last selected Mute Groups section
VCA Switch Quick Controls to last selected VCA section
Master Switch Quick Controls to last selected Master section
Stem Switch Quick Controls to last selected Stem section
Aux Switch Quick Controls to last selected Aux section
Processing EQ Switch Quick Controls to last selected EQ section
Dynamics Switch Quick Controls to last selected Dynamics section
Pan Switch Quick Controls to last selected Pan section
Time Switch Quick Controls to last selected Time (Delay & All Pass) section
Insert A Switch Quick Controls to Insert A section
Insert B Switch Quick Controls to Insert B section
Config Switch Quick Controls to Config section
FX Slot Select Rack 1-6 Slot 1-16 Switch main screen to the selected FX rack slot
Mute Group Masters MG Master 1-10 Toggle Mute Group Master N
DAW Refer to separate table below.
Event Select [Name of Event] Trigger the User Key source of the Event specified.
*1 Second press reverts to previous screen
*2 Press & Hold to activate
*3 Short press for latching, long press for momentary operation
DAW Control User Key Functions

A full list of User Keys available for DAW control is included below:

DAW 1 - 4 Strip Master Switches Select - Assign Send A - E
Pan
Mute
Flip
Global Suspend
Rec/Rdy All
Misc Default
Fader Banks Bank Down / Up
Channel Down / Up
Window Transport
Edit
Mix
Alt
Mem-Loc
Master Section Keyboard Shortcuts Undo
Save
Shift/Add
Option/All
Ctrl/Clutch
CMD/Alt/Fine
Function Keys F1
F8/ESC
Auto Mode Read
Latch
Trim
Touch
Write
Off
Status/Group Auto
Group
Suspend
Transport Keys RTZ
END
On-Line
Loop
Quick Punch
Rewind
Fast Forward
Stop
Play
Rec
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Automation Write Enable AE Plugin
AE Vol
AE S Vol
AE Pan
AE Mute
AE S Mute
Keypad + / -
SSL Nested Functions Prev / Next
Goto Marker 1
Master DAW Master Section Transport Keys RTZ
END
On-Line
Loop
Quick Punch
Rewind
Fast Forward
Stop
Play
Rec
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SSL Nested Functions Prev / Next
Goto Marker 1

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SYSTEM Options
SURFACE Options
USER Options
REMOTE Options
NETWORK Options
DAW Options
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