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Leon BigEars A&H
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Inter-unit control is possible if both the iDR8 and iDR16 are networked together (by a simple cat5 or via a LAN).
but as the iDR16 is going to be switched off and on when needed and the iDR8 is going to run 24/7 it might be beneficial to control the stage mains level at all times using the iDR8 if you have enough IO to do that and the rest of the zones. That way the iDR8 is the main venue systems controller, and the iDR16 is the band and stage foldback mixer (maybe via iPad). Don’t forget you can use the balanced TRS outs on the iDR8 too with full processing, giving you 10 outputs if needed. But I am guessing you want to run the stage main PA from the iDR16 as it is located nearer to the amps than the the iDR8?
The iDR8/PL10 can control levels in the iDR16 if you need it too but it may need a remote preset recall from the iDR8/PL10 after switch on, to ensure the iDR16 levels and settings are where they need to be at the ‘start’