Syncing the VS-1680/1880/1824 with the VSR-880

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Use the following procedure to sync the VS-1680/1880/1824 with the VSR-880:

Cable Connections:
1. Using a MIDI cable, connect the MIDI OUT jack of the VS-1880/1680/1824 to the MIDI IN jack of the VSR-880.

2. Using a MIDI cable, connect the MIDI OUT jack of the VSR-880 to the MIDI IN jack of the VS-1880/1680/1824.

3. Using a digital cable, connect DIGITAL OUT jack of the VSR-880 to the DIGITAL IN (Coaxial or Optical) jack on the VS-1880/1680/1824.



VS-1880/1680/1824 Settings:

1. Hold SHIFT and Press F5 [SYSTEM].

2. Press F4 [MIDI]. If MIDI is not shown, press PAGE until it is displayed, then press F4 [MIDI].

3. CURSOR to "MIDI Thru" and set it to “OUT”.

4. CURSOR to "SysEx.Tx" and select “ON.”

5. CURSOR to "MMC" and set it to “MASTER”.

6. Press F6 [EXIT].

7. Press the EXT SYNC button on the top right of the VS.

8. Hold SHIFT and press F5 [SYSTEM]. Press F1 [SYSPM]. If [SYSPM] is not displayed, press PAGE until it is, then press F1 [SYSPM]. CURSOR to MASTER CLOCK and set it to DIGIN1 for COAXIAL or DIGIN2 for OPTICAL (the digital in you're connected to).

9. Press PLAY[DISPLAY].

10. If desired, you can route the DIGITAL IN to the tracks you want to record onto from the VSR.



VSR-880 Settings:

1. Hold SHIFT and press SYSTEM until "MIDI PRM?" is displayed.

2. Press YES.

3. PARAMETER RIGHT to "MIDIThr=" and set it to “OUT”.

4. PARAMETER RIGHT to "SysEx.TX=" and set it to “ON”.

5. PARAMETER RIGHT to "MMC=" and set it to “SLAVE”.

6. Hold SHIFT and press SYSTEM until "SYNC/TEMPO?" is displayed. Press YES.

7. PARAMETER RIGHT to "Syn:Source=" and set it to “INT”.

8. PARAMETER RIGHT to "Syn:Gen.=" and set it to “MTC”.

9. PARAMETER RIGHT to "Syn:MTC Type" and set it to “30”.

When you press PLAY on the VS-1880, both units will start playing in sync.