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Eclipse

User Manual

Part number 141045

Manual/Software Release 4.0.1

18 September, 2009

2001-9 Eventide Inc., One Alsan Way, Little Ferry, NJ 07643 USAHarmonizer is a registered trademark of Eventide Inc. for its audio special effects devices incorporating pitch shift. Eventide, Eclipse, Orville ,and UltraShifter are trademarks of Eventide Inc. Windows is a trademark of Microsoft Inc., ADAT is a trademark of Alesis Inc., CompactFlash is a trademark of SanDisk Corporation.

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Eclipse User Manual - Contents

The Hows and Whys of This Manual................................................................................................... 5 Overviews, Basic Information, and Quickstart...................................................................................... 6 The Big Picture A Must-Read .............................................................................................................. 6 Knobs, Keys, and Jacks ........................................................................................................................... 7 The Front Panel .................................................................................................................................... 7 The Back Panel..................................................................................................................................... 9 Getting Around and Altering Parameters .............................................................................................. 11 The Areas (e.g. Levels, Program, Setup, etc.) ............................................................................. 11 Understanding the Display and Soft Keys ......................................................................................... 12The Bottom Line of the Display ......................................................................................................................................................... 12 The Top Line of the Display............................................................................................................................................................... 13

Altering Parameters............................................................................................................................ 13 Quickstart............................................................................................................................................... 14 Hooking Up To the Outside World .................................................................................................... 14Analog Connections........................................................................................................................................................................... 14 Digital Connections........................................................................................................................................................................... 14

Choosing Effects ................................................................................................................................ 15 Altering the Effects ............................................................................................................................ 15Tempo ................................................................................................................................................................................................ 15 Tempo Mode ...................................................................................................................................................................................... 16 Tempo-Controlled Parameters: T_DELAY, T_RATE, etc.................................................................................................................. 16

Tutorial 1: Loading a Program, Setting the Tempo, and Assigning Modulation ......................................................................................................................................... 16 Tutorial 2: Creating a Program from Scratch and Assigning a Hot Key ..................................................................................................................................................... 19 Operation ................................................................................................................................................. 20 Mounting and Handling ..................................................................................................................... 20 Memory Cards.................................................................................................................................... 20 The Display Brightness and Click Features ....................................................................................... 20 Global Signal Flow and Levels ............................................................................................................. 21 Using the Meters ................................................................................................................................ 21 Input and Output Modes (Global Stereo or Global Mono?) .............................................................. 22 Global Wet/Dry Mix .......................................................................................................................... 22 Global Levels ..................................................................................................................................... 22 Bypassing and Muting........................................................................................................................ 24 Digital Setup .......................................................................................................................................... 24 Digital Input ....................................................................................................................................... 24 Internal and External Clock Source ................................................................................................... 25Using Higher Sampling Rates Disables Some Programs .................................................................................................................. 26

Digital Output..................................................................................................................................... 26ADAT Output or Two-Channel Optical Output? ............................................................................................................................... 27

Program Operations - Load, Save, Remove, etc.................................................................................... 28 Sorting and Loading Programs........................................................................................................... 28Loading Programs From MIDI ......................................................................................................................................................... 29 Using MIDI Maps............................................................................................................................................................................. 29 Using MIDI Bank Select Messages.................................................................................................................................................... 30

Saving and Updating Programs.......................................................................................................... 30 Release 4.0.1 Page 1 of 66 Eclipse User Manual

Eclipse User Manual - ContentsSaving Programs ............................................................................................................................................................................... 30 Updating Programs........................................................................................................................................................................... 31 Comparing the Current Program with the Saved Program............................................................................................................... 31 User Groups ...................................................................................................................................................................................... 31

Removing Programs........................................................................................................................... 31Removing ALL Your Saved Programs ............................................................................................................................................... 31 Checking free space in internal memory or a card............................................................................................................................ 31

Copying and Protecting Programs...................................................................................................... 32 Naming Things The Mechanics ...................................................................................................... 32 Parameters ............................................................................................................................................. 33 Hot Keys............................................................................................................................................. 33Assigning Hot Keys ........................................................................................................................................................................... 33 Renaming Hot Keys ............................................................................................

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