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HDA Audio Installation-Best Practices
This article provides an overview of HDA Audio Installation Network and Streaming Best Practices. The HDA Scan Tool (found in this document)  can be used to let URC know information about the AVB Clock (used to sync HDA audio on the net...
HDA Audio Installation Checklist
URC HDA (High-Definition Audio) devices utilize AVB (Audio Video Bridging ) networking topology for it's audio distribution method. The following article comprises a simple checklist to help determine if any other networking scenarios or pro...
HDA and IGMP Snooping
URC HDA devices use “ AVB ” ( Audio Video Bridging ) to share audio streams among other HDA products on a network. IGMP Snooping is a feature built into many switches and/or routers and can cause issues or interfere with AVB device di...
Using Ubiquiti UniFi Network Equipment With HDA
Ubiquiti UniFi advanced security features can cause issues when working with certain HDA  products. Some of the advanced security functions can create random reboots of HDA amplifiers . URC recommends that you disable  these functions...
Using HDA Audio with Network VLAN Settings
This article provides integration information for using HDA Audio with Network VLAN Settings used in routers and managed network switches. URC HDA devices use “ AVB ” ( Audio Video Bridging ) to share audio streams among other HDA pro...
Using AVG Firewall with Accelerator 3 and TC Flex 2
AVG Internet Security is a software platform used to protect PCs from internet threats such as viruses, ransomware, phishing sites, and more.   It is possible that the AVG Firewall can cause issues when working with HDA  products.  ...
Understanding and Adjusting HDA Input Levels
The following article helps to give you a better understanding when Adjusting HDA Input Levels on various HDA devices and details the procedure for configuring the HDA Input Level   settings when using Accelerator 3 software and TC Flex...
HDA Analog Inputs Configuration
URC HDA devices and software provide countless options to configure and optimize audio settings to achieve performance and flexibility for almost any application. This article provides a better understanding when using the Analog  Inputs on...
Powering an HDA-130 with PoE
URC HDA devices and software provide countless options to configure and optimize audio settings to achieve performance and flexibility for almost any application. The following article helps you understand the options for powering an HDA-130 with...
Understanding the HDA-130 Chassis Heat
URC HDA devices and software provide countless options to configure and optimize audio settings to achieve performance and flexibility for almost any application. The following article helps you understand the HDA-130 chassis heat during normal...
Understanding the HDA-130 mono SUB L+R Output
URC HDA devices and software provide countless options to configure and optimize audio settings to achieve performance and flexibility for almost any application. The following article details how the HDA-130 mono SUB L+R Out  works on the ...
HDA-1600 Preamplifier Outputs Explained
URC HDA devices and software provide countless options to configure and optimize audio settings to achieve performance and flexibility for almost any application. One of those features is the flexibility of the HDA-1600  amplifier Preamplifi...
HDA-4100 Preamplifier Outputs Explained
URC HDA devices and software provide countless options to configure and optimize audio settings to achieve performance and flexibility for almost any application. One of those features is the HDA-4100 Preamplifier Outputs This article provides a...
HDA-8100 Preamplifier Outputs Explained
URC HDA devices and software provide countless options to configure and optimize audio settings to achieve performance and flexibility for almost any application. One of those features is HDA Preamplifier Outputs. This article provides a better ...
HDA Zone Volume Response vs DMS
The following article will help give you a better understanding of the HDA Zone Volume Response vs DMS on various HDA devices. Unlike the DMS Series Amplifiers, all HDA Amplifiers use a “Linear” Volume Scale (also known as “Lin...
HDA-1600 Combination Low-Z & 70 Volt Configuration
URC HDA devices and software provide countless options to configure and optimize audio settings to achieve performance and flexibility for almost any application. One of those features is the HDA-1600  capability to be used in a combination ...
Setting Up Microphones on the HDA-1600 Amplifier
URC HDA devices and software provide countless options to configure and optimize audio settings to achieve performance and flexibility for almost any application. One of those features is the flexibility of the HDA-1600  amplifier and the mi...
HDA-8100 Coax Digital Inputs
URC HDA devices and software provide countless options to configure and optimize audio settings to achieve performance and flexibility for almost any application. One of those features is Coax Digital Inputs This article provides a better unders...
Understanding the HDA-IO Digital Inputs
URC HDA devices and software provide countless options to configure and optimize audio settings to achieve performance and flexibility for almost any application. The following article helps you understand the HDA-IO  Input/Output Stream Ada...
Understanding the HDA-IO Analog Input
URC HDA devices and software provide countless options to configure and optimize audio settings to achieve performance and flexibility for almost any application. The following article helps you understand the HDA-IO  Input/Output Stream Ada...
Understanding the HDA Parametric Zone EQ
URC HDA devices and software provide countless options to configure and optimize audio settings to achieve performance and flexibility for almost any application. One of those features is a Custom 5-Band Parametric Zone EQ . This article provides...
Using HDA High Pass Filters and Low Pass Filters
URC HDA devices and software provide countless options to configure and optimize audio settings to achieve performance and flexibility for almost any application. One of those options is a High & Low Pass Filter. This article provides a bett...
Using the HDA Tone Shaping Presets
URC HDA devices and software provide countless options to configure and optimize audio settings to achieve performance and flexibility for almost any application. One of those features is HDA Tone Shaping Presets . This article provides a bet...
Understanding Limiters and Their Use in HDA
URC HDA devices and software provide countless options to configure and optimize audio settings to achieve performance and flexibility for almost any application. One of those features is HDA Limiters . This article provides a better understa...
Speaker Cable Distance, Conductor Size, % Loss and dB Loss
This article will provide a better understanding of Speaker Cable Distance, Conductor Size, % Loss and dB Loss and the supported wire gauge size for use with URC HDA amplifiers. Speaker Cable Distance, Conductor Size, % Loss and dB Loss W...
 HDA Unit Status LED Blinking Red After a Download
URC HDA devices may experience a blinking red status LED that can occur when a download issue occurs. The following article provides the reasons why this blinking red status LED may happen and the process for troubleshooting, resetting, and det...
Understanding the HDA LED Status Indicators
Understanding the HDA LED Status Indicators This article provides information on the LED status indicators for the various HDA audio distribution devices. Note: This article  applies to the HDA-IO, HDA-130, HDA-8100, HDA-4100 and HDA-1600...
Volume Core Buttons & Power Button Stops Working on the User Interface in an HDA System
In rare instances, URC Volume Core Buttons & the Power Button Stops Working on the User Interface in an HDA System. The following article provides the reasons why this issue may happen and details the procedure for fixing this issue. HDA -...
Comparing Paging Events and Ducking Events
URC HDA devices and software provide countless options to configure and optimize audio settings to achieve performance and flexibility for almost any application. Two of those features are Paging Events and Ducking Events. The following articl...
Paging Events - General Information
URC HDA devices and software provide countless options to configure and optimize audio settings to achieve performance and flexibility for almost any application. The following provides general information and a basic overview of the HDA  Pa...
URC Paging Event-Programming a Doorbell Alert
The following article details the step-by-step process in the Accelerator 3 software for creating a URC Amp Paging Event  and using it as a D oorbell alert when using a URC sensor and HDA audio. This same process can also be used when creat...
Using the Audio Sensing Feature on HDA Devices
URC HDA devices and Accelerator software provide countless options to configure and optimize audio settings to achieve performance and flexibility for almost any application. One of those features is the audio sensing automation capabilities for ...
Ducking Events - General Information
The following article provides general information and a basic overview of the HDA Duck ing Event and its capabilities. Additional articles detail the procedure for creating and programming the Ducking Events when using Accelerator 3 and Flex 2 s...
URC Ducking Event-Creating an Audio Override
The following article details the Accelerator 3 software step-by-step process for creating a URC Amp Ducking Event  and using it as a Audio Override when using URC HDA audio. This example shows how to use a turntable to automatically overrid...
Using Sound and Audio Files in HDA
URC HDA devices and software provide countless options to configure and optimize audio settings to achieve performance and flexibility for almost any application. The following article will give you general information related to using Sound and A...
Converting Audio Files for Use In An HDA System
URC HDA devices and software provide countless options to configure and optimize audio settings to achieve performance and flexibility for almost any application. The following article provides information related to c onverting .mp3 files to ...
Using HDA Permanent Zone Groups
URC HDA devices and software provide countless options to configure and optimize audio settings to achieve performance and flexibility for almost any application. One of those features is HDA Permanent Zone Groups. This article provides a better...
Using HDA Room Link Groups
URC HDA devices and software provide countless options to configure and optimize audio settings to achieve performance and flexibility for almost any application. The following article provides a better understanding of using Room Link  Grou...
Using a Single or Multiple HDA-SW5 AVB Switches in an HDA System
URC HDA devices and software provide countless options to configure and optimize audio settings to achieve performance and flexibility for almost any application. The following article details using a single HDA-SW5 or multiple HDA-SW5 AVB switches...
Updating the HDA-SW5 Firmware
URC HDA devices and software provide countless options to configure and optimize audio settings to achieve performance and flexibility for almost any application. The following article details the process to update the firmware of the HDA-SW5 Ne...
Using a Third-Party AVB Switch in an HDA System
URC HDA devices and software provide countless options to configure and optimize audio settings to achieve performance and flexibility for almost any application. The following article details a few factors to consider when determining what AVB s...
Using HDA Audio with a L-Acoustics LS10 AVB Network Switch
URC HDA devices and software provide countless options to configure and optimize audio settings to achieve performance and flexibility for almost any application. In most cases, the URC HDA-SW5 switch capacity is sufficient for most installations. ...
Using HDA Audio with a Luminex Gigacore 10 Network Switch
URC HDA devices and software provide countless options to configure and optimize audio settings to achieve performance and flexibility for almost any application. In most cases, the URC HDA-SW5 switch capacity is sufficient for most installations. ...
Using HDA Audio with Motu AVB Switches
The following article details the setup needed to use the Motu AVB Switch with URC HDA Audio.  The Motu AVB Switch tested is shown in the picture above and is the latest switch model. Older Motu AVB Switches were not tested. The M...
Using HDA Audio with a Netgear M4250-10G2XF-PoE+ Network Switch
URC HDA devices and software provide countless options to configure and optimize audio settings to achieve performance and flexibility for almost any application. In most cases, the URC HDA-SW5 switch capacity is sufficient for most installations. ...
Using HDA Audio with a PreSonus SW5E Network Switch
The following article details the setup needed to use the PreSonus SW5E Network Switch  with URC HDA Audio.  The PreSonus SW5E Network Switch is an AVB-enabled switch that supports five RJ45 ports (the ports support locking XLR ...
Using Fiber Connections and Media Converters with HDA
URC HDA devices and software provide countless options to configure and optimize audio settings to achieve performance and flexibility for almost any application. This article provides a better understanding when Using HDA Audio with Fiber Network...
Understanding the HDA 12V Outputs
URC HDA devices and Accelerator software provide countless options to configure and optimize audio settings to achieve performance and flexibility for almost any application. One of those features is the HDA Amplifier 12V (Volt) Outputs.  The...
HDA Fan Speed & Fan Noise Level
URC HDA devices and software provide countless options to configure and optimize audio settings to achieve performance and flexibility for almost any application. The following article details the HDA-8100, HDA-4100 and HDA-1600 Fan Idle Speed up...