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Getting Started with Dante - Self Paced Online Tutorial

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The “Getting Started with Dante (by Audinate)” series of videos provides a high-level practical view of Dante audio networking.

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Dante Overview

In Chapter 1: Dante Overview, we learn:
  • moving from analog to digital networking
  • working with dante products from multiple manufacturers
  • dante performance
  • basic network equipment requirements for dante
  • basic networking knowledge and dante


A Simple Dante Network

In Chapter 2: A Simple Dante Network, we learn:
  • Creating a basic network with Dante devices and a network switch
  • Discovery of Dante devices
  • Routing signals with Dante Controller
  • Auto-reconnect of subscriptions between power cycles


Dante Controller

In Chapter 3: Dante Controller, we learn:
  • Automatic discovery of connected Dante devices
  • Navigating the Dante Controller interface
    • Routing View
    • Clock Status
    • Network Status
    • Event Log
  • Routing signals
  • Split signals
  • Naming devices and audio channels
  • Clocking basics


Dante Virtual Soundcard

In Chapter 4: Dante Virtual Soundcard, we learn:
  • What is Dante Virtual Soundcard?
  • Stopping and starting Dante Virtual Soundcard
  • ASIO and WDM drivers for Windows
  • Configuring Dante Virtual Soundcard
    • Channels
    • Latency
    • Network interfaces
    Dante Virtual Soundcard demonstration: multitrack recording


Networking Basics for Audio

In Chapter 5: Networking Basics for Audio, we learn:
  • IP addresses
  • DHCP
  • Names vs. addresses
  • Quality of Service 0:0QoS settings on switches
  • Choosing a network switch


Dante Clocking Basics

In Chapter 6: Dante Clocking Basics, we learn:
  • How Dante clocking compares to legacy digital audio
  • Dante clock roles and elections
  • Clock failure modes
  • Configuring Clock behaviors in Dante Controller
  • Using external clocks


Unicast and Multicast Transport

In Part 7: Unicast and Multicast Transport, we learn:
  • Understanding Unicast and Multicast on IP networks
  • Best practices for use of Multicast
  • Configuring Multicast with Dante Controller


Dante Redundancy

In Part 8: Dante Redundancy, we learn:
  • How Dante Redundancy works
  • Configuring a redundant network
  • Best practices for redundancy