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CareyD
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Just to add some clarification:

A ‘Scene’ stores mix settings but not the system configuration and user preferences. A ‘Show’ stores all settings including configuration, preferences and contents of all 250 Scenes. Use Scenes for recalling band sound checks, theatre cues and so on. Use Shows to archive everything for future use, give you a fresh system starting point, and transfer via USB key.

The ‘Store All’ button stores all your mix settings to a Scene, for example to save a band sound check, or a master scene as a starting point for a theatre show. Alternatively you can store just a few selected parameters in a Scene, for example channel mute and level changes in a theatre show. Use ‘Edit’ to choose and add parameters to a Scene. Use ‘Update’ to overwrite just those parameters with the current desk settings at any time.

Storing and recalling all parameters can take a while as it handles a lot of information (imagine all parameters for 64 mic pres, 65 HPF, 104 PEQs, 32 GEQs, 96 compressors, 64 gates, 160 sidechain filters, 8 stereo FX, 32 mixes, 16 DCAs, 128 names, colours, strip and softkey assignments, patchbays and more), but working with just the parameters you need can be very quick. For shows needing fast cue changes the following procedure can make the Scene system very fast:

Use ‘Edit’ to add just the parameters you want to work with to an empty Scene,
‘Copy’ and ‘Paste’ to other Scene locations as a ‘template’ for the number of Scenes you need,
Name each Scene according to your cues,
During rehearsal step through each and use ‘Update’ to store the current settings to those parameters.
‘Recall’ during the show should now be very quick.

This video explains much of this as well as the Safes system:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9PjUNG_wkWw&feature=plcp

Regards,
Carey