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Author Topic: OMNI I/O: Whats is it and What's the Difference?  (Read 6642 times)

Audio_Tech_Ziggy

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OMNI I/O: Whats is it and What's the Difference?
« on: February 12, 2013, 01:57:34 pm »

I've search all over for answers and it is still unclear to me so i figure i'd ask! What is an Omni Input or output. Whats the difference between an omni and a regular output or input. When do you use it? Why do you use it? And who uses it?

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Re: OMNI I/O: Whats is it and What's the Difference?
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2013, 01:51:11 am »

Nice surprise about this shorter form. Can you tell us what it is you are talking/writing about?
Has any info. about this shorter form been posted before (and i just missed it)?
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Audio_Tech_Ziggy

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Re: OMNI I/O: Whats is it and What's the Difference?
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2013, 08:12:13 pm »

I'm sorry alyssa im not exatly sure what the heck your saying hahah.
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Re: OMNI I/O: Whats is it and What's the Difference?
« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2013, 12:36:00 pm »

are you referring to the omni outputs on Yamaha digital desks? If so they are universally assignable outputs to be used for aux, bus/group and matrix outs as well as insert outs and direct outs. They are "floating" outputs you may assign at will and are a way for the digital desks to interface with the analog world without expansion cards. Or are the Omni's you are speaking of existing on another piece of gear?
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Re: OMNI I/O: Whats is it and What's the Difference?
« Reply #4 on: February 15, 2013, 01:30:00 pm »

that's exactly what was talking about cool! okay. so its like a matrix. I just don't understand what its for..
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Re: OMNI I/O: Whats is it and What's the Difference?
« Reply #5 on: February 15, 2013, 02:29:34 pm »

it is for whatever you tell it to be for! they are (pardon the poor grammar and bastardization of terminology) a sort of omnipotent/omniscient/omniversal output on the console.
You decide how you want to use them, totally your discretion. As mentioned they can be any of the following:
aux/mix output path
bus/group output path
matrix output path
insert send
direct out
more? memory is failing....:)
Omni Inputs are the same just for inputs....
insert returns
stereo line inputs
fx returns, etc.
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Re: OMNI I/O: Whats is it and What's the Difference?
« Reply #6 on: February 15, 2013, 09:24:39 pm »

Ahhh that's awesome! Wow thats so cool I never realized that, hmm, thanks so much for the help!
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Re: OMNI I/O: Whats is it and What's the Difference?
« Reply #7 on: February 15, 2013, 09:46:25 pm »

of course brotha! glad it was something I could help with.  ;)
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Re: OMNI I/O: Whats is it and What's the Difference?
« Reply #8 on: March 21, 2013, 12:27:02 pm »

M-Audio also sold an Omni I/O.   for use with a delta 66 and delta 44 recording cards.  It can be used with the Quattro USB also. 

This is the microphone preamp and routing for the Card. 
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Re: OMNI I/O: Whats is it and What's the Difference?
« Reply #9 on: June 26, 2013, 11:33:20 am »

It's marketing jargon. Like what the meaning of the word "is" is.
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Re: OMNI I/O: Whats is it and What's the Difference?
« Reply #10 on: March 06, 2014, 09:38:49 pm »

that's exactly what was talking about awesome!

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