Stagelight-FAQ


What are the system requirements for Stagelight? 

1GB RAM
210MB of free disc space
Screen Resolution: 1280x768
Windows 7/8 (32bit and 64bit)
Intel Baytrail Class Processors or higher
 
 The combination of Dell's high quality laptops and computers with Open Labs software Stagelight is a great combination for anyone looking to get started.
 

How do I get Stagelight?

You can download Stagelight directly from Here: Download Stagelight


Having problems installing Stagelight?

If you are having issues installing Stagelight your download may not be complete. Please download and attempt to install the software again. Download Stagelight If you have purchased Stagelight you will receive an email with your product key. If you do not see the email in your inbox, please check your spam folder. The first time that you open Stagelight you will three options:

1. The first option will let you know how many days are remaining in the Stagelight Demo.

2. "Enter Product Key" This option will allow you to enter your product key. Make sure that you enter your email address first then the product key. Also, make sure that no blank spaces where copied along with the product code.

3. "Buy Stagelight" This option will prompt you to enter your email address to gain access to the Stagelight Store where you will be able to purchase a license from StageLight.


I can't hear anything?

If you can't hear your audio use the Stagelight Options and test, modify and assign your inputs and outputs correctly.

 If you are not able to hear anything in Stagelight make sure that your internet browser, Skype, media players like iTunes, and any other audio programs are closed. After closing these programs you will need to close and reopen Stagelight. If you still can not hear anything after closing other programs, go to Menu > Options > Audio and make sure that your primary audio device, normally labeled Speakers, is selected under Audio Device. You may need to restart Stagelight if you change the ASIO Device. If you still can not hear anything after following the first two steps, close StageLight, download and install ASIO4ALL Open Stagelight and go to Menu > Options > Audio and select ASIO4ALL as the audio device. See if you are able to get sound at that point. Please look over the ASIO4ALL FAQ for troubleshooting.


How do I setup a USB Mic?

You will need to set up ASIO 4 ALL to use most USB mics in Stagelight. In the link below, you can download this PDF guide that will walk you through setting this up. 


How do I hook up my Mic?

Changing your track I/O properties will help to select your channel inputs for hooking up a microphone or guitar.

Before you can connect a Mic, you need to set up an audio interface. Once you have connected and set up your audio interface follow these steps to set up a track for recording and playback:

1. Open an audio track by clicking the add new track button and choosing an audio track.

2. On your new audio track, open the track inspector and click the name of the track. This will bring up the track menu. In the track menu choose the track I/O properties and select the input that that you have plugged your mic into.

3. Press the speaker icon in the track inspector to hear (monitor) your audio signal.

4. Press the record button to arm your track for recording.

5. You should now be able to hear a signal from your mic and record.


Stagelight can't find my virtual Instrument/FX plugins?

Stagelight can find your vst plugins by setting up the search directories.

Stagelight supports VST instrument and FX plugins. To use VST plugins in Stagelight you will need to go to Menu > Options > Plugins and set your plugin directories by clicking in one of the four blank slots. The most common plugin paths are C:/Program Files/VstPlugins and C:/Program Files/Steinberg/Vstplugins. Check these locations outside of Stagelight before you set your plugin directories to be sure that you setting the correct path. After you have set your VST plug in paths, press the Rescan All button. It may take a few minutes to scan all of your VST plugins.


How do I connect an audio interface?

After you have followed all the steps to connect and install your audio interface you can use it in Stagelight by going to Menu > Options >Audio and selecting it as the ASIO device. Make sure to select the appropriate amount of inputs and outputs from the drop down menus below the ASIO device selection slot.


How do I connect a Midi Keyboard?

Easily connect up to 8 midi devices in Stagelight using the options screen.

You can configure up to 8 Midi Devices (controllers and keyboards) in Stagelight. To active your midi controllers, go to Menu > Options > Midi Input. When you add an instrument track you will be able to play the instrument from any midi device that you have added. You can also press the track I/O button on your instrument track and choose a single device that will play the instrument on your track.


How do I hook up my Guitar?

Stagelight-Track-Properties

Before you can connect a guitar you need to set up an audio interface. Once you have connected and set up your audio interface follow these steps to set up a track for recording and playback:

 1. Open an audio track by clicking the add new track button and choosing an audio track

 2. On your new audio track, open the track inspector and click the name of the track. This will bring up the track menu. In the track menu choose the track I/O properties and select the input that that you have plugged your guitar into.

 3. Press the speaker icon in the track inspector to hear (monitor) your audio signal.

 4. Press the record button to arm your track for recording.

 5. You should now be able to hear a signal from your Guitar and record.

 

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