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The Menu buttons in the rightmost column of the Main Screen allow for configuration. There are two menu trees, operational and setup:

Expands the menu tree:
Channel View displays the Fader Tile that is selected with the Fader Tile's Screen button. This is where you'll spend most of your time. The Screen button will also call this view from any other menu.
Setup opens the console setup configuration menus:
Options accesses a range of console and user options, arranged into tabs of different sections.
Console Configuration is where the DSP paths are allocated.
This is where you might begin.
Layer Manager is where your physical Fader Tile layout is defined. You would use this after Console Configuration.
I/O is where the physical audio connections are defined and managed.
XY Routing allows for bulk routing in an XY interface.
Showfiles is where your show setup files are managed.
Presets is for managing the console and user processing settings in one place.
System provides diagnostic tools and system level settings.
Power allows you to shutdown the console properly.
Automation is where scenes within the showfile are managed.
Overview shows all paths in the showfile at once. It's great for getting an idea how the showfile is configured at a glance. Many parameters can be edited directly with a USB mouse!
Effects displays the rack of on-board effects.
Matrix accesses the output matrices.
Screen Query provides ability to Query from Main Screen.
Help accesses the SSL Live Help System.

Note: You may change the brightness of the displays and buttons using the encoders at the top of the Channel Control Tile for L300, L500 or L500 Plus consoles, or within Menu > Setup > Options > Console.

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