4.14 ACE Software Release Notes

Released: Feb 26, 2009

This software release supports the following base operating systems:

OS Version
RHEL 5.2

ASTi audio and I/O distribution devices use the following firmware version with this software release:

ACENet Device Firmware Version
ACU 1.18

New version in this release


  • Added LS-653 state machine functionality and new ACE-RIU firmware v1.6 with support for LS-653 panels.
  • Improved RMS Backup/Restore facility for more flexible options including the ability to restore individual projects and wavesets.
  • Added selectable Speech Recognition for use in Studio layouts.
  • Enhanced Speech Recognition for speed.
  • Improvements to Comm Panel components for optimization.
  • Changed the ACENet network to use class B private address scheme.
  • Added a state machine HHT helper that will generate a state machine Comm Panel and connectors.
  • Studio/Target component manager now uses rsync.
  • Reordered the Comm Plan presets for SINCGARS helper-generated models.
  • Added a SINCGARS mode for maintaining interoperability with legacy DACS systems.
  • Added Audacity sound editor software to Studio.
  • Improved the .wav file format handling for the sound library.
  • Added the ability to name Crown® Amps similar to other ACENet devices.
  • RMS ACENet enhancements.
  • Added the following new components:
    • Control/ByteToBit
    • Control/ByteMerger
    • HostControl/CellIn
    • HostControl/CellOut
    • Environmental Cue/VibrationCapture
    • Radio/Intercom Transceiver (a simplified version of the Transceiver component)


  • Fixed memory leak in entity PDU processing.
  • Changed the connectors for helper generated Amp models for volume/mute control. This change may affect those using amps and the Channel helper.
  • Fixed the “Internal Server Error” that occurred when RMS was processing large backups, such as soundlibrary backups.
  • Fixed the Audio/Pfilter component.
  • Fixed the Radio Monitor for displaying Target name, IP address, and radio name.
  • Fixed Radio Monitor crashes from the health stub.
  • Fixed the sidetone in Readiness Layout.
  • Fixed the “Open Projects” window report Status for Targets.
  • Increase the number of Health slots to 10,000.
  • Adjusted AutoDred defaults for NoiseGain and WaveGain.
  • Fixed “Waiting to Connect” error in Studio Target Viewer.
  • Fixed permissions related errors when attempting to open a project.
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