V-Studio 700 - What Software/Updates do I need to install?

Last updated on 3/24/2016

Depending on which version of SONAR and what V-Studio hardware you own, your installation procedure will be unique. Below are instructions for installing the drivers, the software included with the VS-700 and for configuring the hardware and software for use with one another.

 

Driver & Firmware Installation Instructions:

There are two versions of drivers for the VS-700:

  1. Version 1.0 Drivers
    • Recommended for initial setup - minimal installation steps required
    • NO Firmware updates required - compatible with all VS-700s out of the box
    • Release drivers
  2. Version 2.0 Drivers
    • Not recommended for initial setup - advanced installation steps
    • Firmware updates ARE required - Must install the following firmware... VS700C CONSOLE: v1.31, VS700R CPU/DSP: v1.30, Fantom VS: v1.30
    • Required if you are planning to use a VS-700 and a Roland OCTA-CAPTURE simultaneously with ASIO drivers
    • Latest drivers - lower latency available, compatibly with Roland OCTA-CAPTURE, compatibility update for ARX Expansion series

To install the version 1.0 drivers:

  1. VS-700 version 1.0 drivers can be downloaded from our website here.
  2. For the VS-700 SET, download the folder titled "VS700 SET Windows Drivers v1.0" to your desktop.
  3. Right-click on your downloaded folder and select "Extract..."
  4. In the extracted folder, locate the driver for the version of Windows you have installed. This download includes drivers for Windows XP (32-bit), Windows Vista (32-bit and 64-bit) and Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  5. Launch Setup.exe to begin the installation process
  6. More detailed instructions on the installation process can be found on page 8 of the VS-700 Getting Started Guide .

To install the version 2.0 drivers:

  1. Update your VS-700 firmware to the latest firmware. Official instructions on how this process is done can be found here .
  2. VS-700 version 2.0 drivers can be downloaded from our website here.
  3. For the VS-700 SET, download the folder titled "VS700 SET Windows Drivers v2.0" to your desktop.
  4. Right-click on your downloaded folder and select "Extract..."
  5. In the extracted folder, locate the driver for the version of Windows you have installed. This download includes drivers for Windows XP (32-bit), Windows Vista (32-bit and 64-bit) and Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  6. Launch Setup.exe to begin the installation process
  7. More detailed instructions on the installation process can be found on page 8 of the VS-700 Getting Started Guide .

 

Software Installation Instructions:

To determine which software installations are necessary for your setup, please visit the appropriate section for which software and hardware combination you are working with:

 

SONAR 8.0 Producer and VS-700 SET

Required Installation Steps:

  1. Install the VS-700 software from the SONAR V-Studio 700 installation disc. Instructions on doing so can be found on page 18 of the VS-700 Getting Started Guide.
  2. Install SONAR 8.0 Producer, Dimension Pro, Beatscape and the Additional Content from the 4 installation discs.
  3. Download and install the SONAR 8.3.1 update available here.
  4. Download and install the Beatscape 1.0.2 update available here.
  5. Download and install the Dimension Pro 1.5 update available here.
  6. Download and install the Rapture 1.2.2 update available here.
  7. Download and install the V-Studio 700 Control Surface Plug-in version 1.2 update available here.

Optional Installations:

  1. VS-700R IO Editor.Click here for more info.
  2. Free Dimension Pro Expansion Packs 1-3.Click here for more info.
  3. Rapture Expansion Packs 1 & 2.Click here for more info.
  4. Fantom VS Instrument Definitions.Click here for more info.
  5. Fantom VS x64 Hotfix.Click here for more info.

Configuring SONAR 8.0 Producer for use with the VS-700 SET

  1. Power on both the VS-700R and VS-700C and then open SONAR
  2. In SONAR go to Options | Audio
  3. Under Advanced, set your Driver Mode to "ASIO". Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  4. Under Drivers, make sure all of your VS-700 audio drivers are enabled under Input Drivers and Output Drivers. Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  5. Under General, make sure your Playback Timing Master and your Record Timing Master are both set to the VS-700. Typically you will set the Playback Timing Master to the outputs your speakers are plugged in to on the VS-700R. In other words, if you are using the XLR outputs in the Monitor section, you will want to choose "MAIN (VS-700)" versus if you are using the 1/4" outputs where you would want to choose "SUB (VS-700)". Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  6. Click [OK] to close the Audio Options menu
  7. In SONAR go to Options | MIDI Devices
  8. Select the following MIDI ports under both Inputs and Outputs: CONSOLE (VS-700), FANTOM VS (VS-700), and IO MIDI (VS-700). You do not need to enable ARX (VS-700), V-LINK (VS-700) or DV-7 (VS-700) unless you have the compatible hardware connected. NOTE: Do NOT select "IO (VS-700)". The "IO (VS-700)" MIDI port is used for firmware updates to the VS-700R and should not be enabled in SONAR. If it is enabled it will not harm your unit, however your pre-amps will not work properly unless you disable it and re-launch the application. Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  9. Click [OK] to close the MIDI Devices menu
  10. In SONAR go to Options | Controllers/Surfaces
  11. Click on the "Add New Controller/Surface" button on the top right. For Controller/Surface select "VS-700" and for the Input Port and Output Port select "CONSOLE (VS-700)". Click [OK].
  12. Finally click [Close] on the Controllers/Surfaces menu

 

SONAR 8.0 Producer and VS-700C Only

Required Installation Steps:

  1. Install the VS-700 software from the SONAR V-Studio 700 installation disc. Instructions on doing so can be found on page 18 of the VS-700 Getting Started Guide.
  2. Install SONAR 8.0 Producer, Dimension Pro, Beatscape and the Additional Content from the 4 installation discs
  3. Download and install the SONAR 8.3.1 update available here.
  4. Download and install the Beatscape 1.0.2 update available here.
  5. Download and install the Dimension Pro 1.5 update available here.
  6. Download and install the Rapture 1.2.2 update available here.
  7. Download and install the V-Studio 700 Control Surface Plug-in version 1.2 update available here.

Optional Installations:

  1. Free Dimension Pro Expansion Packs 1-3.Click here for more info.
  2. Rapture Expansion Packs 1 & 2. Click here for more info .

Configuring SONAR 8.0 Producer for use with the VS-700C

  1. Make sure the VS-700C is configured for Stand-Alone mode (DIP switch 1 on the back of the unit is set to "On")
  2. Power on the VS-700C and then open SONAR
  3. In SONAR go to Options | MIDI Devices
  4. Select "CONSOLE (VS-700C)" under both Inputs and Outputs. You do not need to enable "V-LINK (VS-700C)" unless you have the compatible hardware connected.
  5. Click [Apply] and then [OK]
  6. In SONAR go to Options | Controllers/Surfaces
  7. Click on the "Add New Controller/Surface" button on the top right. For Controller/Surface select "VS-700" and for the Input Port and Output Port select "CONSOLE (VS-700C)". Click [OK].
  8. Finally click [Close] on the Controllers/Surfaces menu

 

SONAR 8.0 Producer and VS-700R Only

Required Installation Steps:

  1. Install the VS-700 software from the SONAR V-Studio 700 installation disc. Instructions on doing so can be found on page 18 of the VS-700 Getting Started Guide.
  2. Install SONAR 8.0 Producer, Dimension Pro, Beatscape and the Additional Content from the 4 installation discs.
  3. Download and install the SONAR 8.3.1 update available here.
  4. Download and install the Beatscape 1.0.2 update available here.
  5. Download and install the Dimension Pro 1.5 update available here.

Optional Installations:

  1. VS-700R IO Editor. Click here for more info .
  2. Free Dimension Pro Expansion Packs 1-3.Click here for more info.
  3. Fantom VS Instrument Definitions.Click here for more info.
  4. Fantom VS x64 Hotfix. Click here for more info .

Configuring SONAR 8.0 Producer for use with the VS-700R

  1. Power on the VS-700R and then open SONAR
  2. In SONAR go to Options | Audio
  3. Under Advanced, set your Driver Mode to "ASIO". Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  4. Under Drivers, make sure your VS-700 audio drivers are enabled under Input Drivers and Output Drivers. NOTE: when the VS-700R is used in stand-alone mode, the Monitor (VS-700 MAIN & VS-700 SUB) outputs are not available so they should not be selected in this menu.
  5. Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  6. Under General, make sure your Playback Timing Master and your Record Timing Master are both set to the VS-700. Typically you will set the Playback Timing Master to the outputs your speakers are plugged in to on the VS-700R. NOTE: when the VS-700R is used in stand-alone mode, the Monitor (VS-700 MAIN & VS-700 SUB) outputs are not available.
  7. Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  8. Click [OK] to close the Audio Options menu
  9. In SONAR go to Options | MIDI Devices
  10. Select the following MIDI ports under both Inputs and Outputs: FANTOM VS (VS-700), and IO MIDI (VS-700). You do not need to enable CONSOLE (VS-700), ARX (VS-700), V-LINK (VS-700) or DV-7 (VS-700) unless you have the compatible hardware connected. NOTE: Do NOT select "IO (VS-700)". The "IO (VS-700)" MIDI port is used for firmware updates to the VS-700R and should not be enabled in SONAR. If it is enabled it will not harm your unit, however your pre-amps will not work properly unless you disable it and re-launch the application. Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  11. Click [OK] to close the MIDI Devices menu

 

SONAR 8.5 Producer Disc Version and VS-700 SET

Required Installation Steps:

  1. Install SONAR 8.5 Producer, Dimension Pro, Beatscape and the Additional Content from the 4 installation discs.
  2. Download and install the SONAR 8.5.2 update available here.
  3. Download and install the SONAR 8.5.3 update available here.
  4. Download and install the Dimension Pro 1.5 update available here.
  5. Download and install the Rapture 1.2 and then Rapture 1.2.2 updates available here. Note: You will need to have Rapture registered to be able to access this update. If you have not already registered Rapture, please register here .
  6. Download and install the V-Studio 700 Control Surface Plug-in version 1.2 update available here.

Optional Installations:

  1. VS-700R IO Editor. Click here for more info .
  2. Free Dimension Pro Expansion Packs 1-3.Click here for more info.
  3. Rapture Expansion Packs 1 & 2. Click here for more info .
  4. Fantom VS Instrument Definitions.Click here for more info.
  5. Fantom VS x64 Hotfix. Click here for more info .

Configuring SONAR 8.5 Producer for use with the VS-700 SET

  1. Power on both the VS-700R and VS-700C and then open SONAR
  2. In SONAR go to Options | Audio
  3. Under Advanced, set your Driver Mode to "ASIO". Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  4. Under Drivers, make sure all of your VS-700 audio drivers are enabled under Input Drivers and Output Drivers. Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  5. Under General, make sure your Playback Timing Master and your Record Timing Master are both set to the VS-700. Typically you will set the Playback Timing Master to the outputs your speakers are plugged in to on the VS-700R. In other words, if you are using the XLR outputs in the Monitor section, you will want to choose "MAIN (VS-700)" versus if you are using the 1/4" outputs where you would want to choose "SUB (VS-700)". Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  6. Click [OK] to close the Audio Options menu
  7. In SONAR go to Options | MIDI Devices
  8. Select the following MIDI ports under both Inputs and Outputs: CONSOLE (VS-700), FANTOM VS (VS-700), and IO MIDI (VS-700). You do not need to enable ARX (VS-700), V-LINK (VS-700) or DV-7 (VS-700) unless you have the compatible hardware connected. NOTE: Do NOT select "IO (VS-700)". The "IO (VS-700)" MIDI port is used for firmware updates to the VS-700R and should not be enabled in SONAR. If it is enabled it will not harm your unit, however your pre-amps will not work properly unless you disable it and re-launch the application. Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  9. Click [OK] to close the MIDI Devices menu
  10. In SONAR go to Options | Controllers/Surfaces
  11. Click on the "Add New Controller/Surface" button on the top right. For Controller/Surface select "VS-700" and for the Input Port and Output Port select "CONSOLE (VS-700)". Click [OK].
  12. Finally click [Close] on the Controllers/Surfaces menu

 

SONAR 8.5 Producer Disc Version and VS-700C Only

Required Installation Steps:

  1. Install SONAR 8.5 Producer, Dimension Pro, Beatscape and the Additional Content from the 4 installation discs.
  2. Download and install the SONAR 8.5.2 update available here.
  3. Download and install the SONAR 8.5.3 update available here.
  4. Download and install the Dimension Pro 1.5 update available here.
  5. Download and install the Rapture 1.2 and then Rapture 1.2.2 updates available here. Note: You will need to have Rapture registered to be able to access this update. If you have not already registered Rapture, please register here .
  6. Download and install the V-Studio 700 Control Surface Plug-in version 1.2 update available here.

Optional Installations:

  1. Free Dimension Pro Expansion Packs 1-3.Click here for more info.
  2. Rapture Expansion Packs 1 & 2. Click here for more info .

Configuring SONAR 8.5 Producer for use with the VS-700C

  1. Make sure the VS-700C is configured for Stand-Alone mode (DIP switch 1 on the back of the unit is set to "On")
  2. Power on the VS-700C and then open SONAR
  3. In SONAR go to Options | MIDI Devices
  4. Select "CONSOLE (VS-700C)" under both Inputs and Outputs. You do not need to enable "V-LINK (VS-700C)" unless you have the compatible hardware connected.
  5. Click [Apply] and then [OK]
  6. In SONAR go to Options | Controllers/Surfaces
  7. Click on the "Add New Controller/Surface" button on the top right. For Controller/Surface select "VS-700" and for the Input Port and Output Port select "CONSOLE (VS-700C)". Click [OK].
  8. Finally click [Close] on the Controllers/Surfaces menu

 

SONAR 8.5 Producer Disc Version and VS-700R Only

Required Installation Steps:

  1. Install SONAR 8.5 Producer, Dimension Pro, Beatscape and the Additional Content from the 4 installation discs.
  2. Download and install the SONAR 8.5.2 update available here.
  3. Download and install the SONAR 8.5.3 update available here.
  4. Download and install the Dimension Pro 1.5 update available here.

Optional Installations:

  1. VS-700R IO Editor. Click here for more info .
  2. Free Dimension Pro Expansion Packs 1-3.Click here for more info.
  3. Fantom VS Instrument Definitions.Click here for more info.
  4. Fantom VS x64 Hotfix. Click here for more info .

Configuring SONAR 8.5 Producer for use with the VS-700R

  1. Power on the VS-700R and then open SONAR
  2. In SONAR go to Options | Audio
  3. Under Advanced, set your Driver Mode to "ASIO". Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  4. Under Drivers, make sure your VS-700 audio drivers are enabled under Input Drivers and Output Drivers. NOTE: when the VS-700R is used in stand-alone mode, the Monitor (VS-700 MAIN & VS-700 SUB) outputs are not available so they should not be selected in this menu.
  5. Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  6. Under General, make sure your Playback Timing Master and your Record Timing Master are both set to the VS-700. Typically you will set the Playback Timing Master to the outputs your speakers are plugged in to on the VS-700R. NOTE: when the VS-700R is used in stand-alone mode, the Monitor (VS-700 MAIN & VS-700 SUB) outputs are not available.
  7. Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  8. Click [OK] to close the Audio Options menu
  9. In SONAR go to Options | MIDI Devices
  10. Select the following MIDI ports under both Inputs and Outputs: FANTOM VS (VS-700), and IO MIDI (VS-700). You do not need to enable CONSOLE (VS-700), ARX (VS-700), V-LINK (VS-700) or DV-7 (VS-700) unless you have the compatible hardware connected. NOTE: Do NOT select "IO (VS-700)". The "IO (VS-700)" MIDI port is used for firmware updates to the VS-700R and should not be enabled in SONAR. If it is enabled it will not harm your unit, however your pre-amps will not work properly unless you disable it and re-launch the application. Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  11. Click [OK] to close the MIDI Devices menu

 

SONAR 8.5 Producer Download Version and VS-700 SET

Required Installation Steps:

  1. Install SONAR 8.0 Producer, Dimension Pro, Beatscape and the Additional Content from the 4 installation discs.
  2. Download and install the SONAR 8.3.1 update available here.
  3. Install SONAR 8.5 Producer from the download included in your Cakewalk account. You can access your account here . If you do not have access to your download, please contact Customer Service.
  4. Download and install the SONAR 8.5.2 update available here.
  5. Download and install the SONAR 8.5.3 update available here.
  6. Download and install the Dimension Pro 1.5 update available here.
  7. Download and install the Rapture 1.2 and then Rapture 1.2.2 updates available here. Note: You will need to have Rapture registered to be able to access this update. If you have not already registered Rapture, please register here .
  8. Download and install the V-Studio 700 Control Surface Plug-in version 1.2 update available here.

Optional Installations:

  1. VS-700R IO Editor. Click here for more info .
  2. Free Dimension Pro Expansion Packs 1-3.Click here for more info.
  3. Rapture Expansion Packs 1 & 2. Click here for more info .
  4. Fantom VS Instrument Definitions.Click here for more info.
  5. Fantom VS x64 Hotfix. Click here for more info .

Configuring SONAR 8.5 Producer for use with the VS-700 SET

  1. Power on both the VS-700R and VS-700C and then open SONAR
  2. In SONAR go to Options | Audio
  3. Under Advanced, set your Driver Mode to "ASIO". Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  4. Under Drivers, make sure all of your VS-700 audio drivers are enabled under Input Drivers and Output Drivers. Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  5. Under General, make sure your Playback Timing Master and your Record Timing Master are both set to the VS-700. Typically you will set the Playback Timing Master to the outputs your speakers are plugged in to on the VS-700R. In other words, if you are using the XLR outputs in the Monitor section, you will want to choose "MAIN (VS-700)" versus if you are using the 1/4" outputs where you would want to choose "SUB (VS-700)". Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  6. Click [OK] to close the Audio Options menu
  7. In SONAR go to Options | MIDI Devices
  8. Select the following MIDI ports under both Inputs and Outputs: CONSOLE (VS-700), FANTOM VS (VS-700), and IO MIDI (VS-700). You do not need to enable ARX (VS-700), V-LINK (VS-700) or DV-7 (VS-700) unless you have the compatible hardware connected. NOTE: Do NOT select "IO (VS-700)". The "IO (VS-700)" MIDI port is used for firmware updates to the VS-700R and should not be enabled in SONAR. If it is enabled it will not harm your unit, however your pre-amps will not work properly unless you disable it and re-launch the application. Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  9. Click [OK] to close the MIDI Devices menu
  10. In SONAR go to Options | Controllers/Surfaces
  11. Click on the "Add New Controller/Surface" button on the top right. For Controller/Surface select "VS-700" and for the Input Port and Output Port select "CONSOLE (VS-700)". Click [OK].
  12. Finally click [Close] on the Controllers/Surfaces menu

 

SONAR 8.5 Producer Download Version and VS-700C Only

Required Installation Steps:

  1. Install SONAR 8.0 Producer, Dimension Pro, Beatscape and the Additional Content from the 4 installation discs.
  2. Download and install the SONAR 8.3.1 update available here.
  3. Install SONAR 8.5 Producer from the download included in your Cakewalk account. You can access your account here . If you do not have access to your download, please contact Customer Service.
  4. Download and install the SONAR 8.5.2 update available here.
  5. Download and install the SONAR 8.5.3 update available here.
  6. Download and install the Dimension Pro 1.5 update available here.
  7. Download and install the Rapture 1.2 and then Rapture 1.2.2 updates available here. Note: You will need to have Rapture registered to be able to access this update. If you have not already registered Rapture, please register here .
  8. Download and install the V-Studio 700 Control Surface Plug-in version 1.2 update available here.

Optional Installations:

  1. Free Dimension Pro Expansion Packs 1-3.Click here for more info.
  2. Rapture Expansion Packs 1 & 2. Click here for more info .

Configuring SONAR 8.5 Producer for use with the VS-700C

  1. Make sure the VS-700C is configured for Stand-Alone mode (DIP switch 1 on the back of the unit is set to "On")
  2. Power on the VS-700C and then open SONAR
  3. In SONAR go to Options | MIDI Devices
  4. Select "CONSOLE (VS-700C)" under both Inputs and Outputs. You do not need to enable "V-LINK (VS-700C)" unless you have the compatible hardware connected.
  5. Click [Apply] and then [OK]
  6. In SONAR go to Options | Controllers/Surfaces
  7. Click on the "Add New Controller/Surface" button on the top right. For Controller/Surface select "VS-700" and for the Input Port and Output Port select "CONSOLE (VS-700C)". Click [OK].
  8. Finally click [Close] on the Controllers/Surfaces menu

 

SONAR 8.5 Producer Download Version and VS-700R Only

Required Installation Steps:

  1. Install SONAR 8.0 Producer, Dimension Pro, Beatscape and the Additional Content from the 4 installation discs.
  2. Download and install the SONAR 8.3.1 update available here.
  3. Install SONAR 8.5 Producer from the download included in your Cakewalk account. You can access your account here . If you do not have access to your download, please contact Customer Service.
  4. Download and install the SONAR 8.5.2 update available here.
  5. Download and install the SONAR 8.5.3 update available here.
  6. Download and install the Dimension Pro 1.5 update available here.

Optional Installations:

  1. VS-700R IO Editor. Click here for more info .
  2. Free Dimension Pro Expansion Packs 1-3.Click here for more info.
  3. Fantom VS Instrument Definitions.Click here for more info.
  4. Fantom VS x64 Hotfix. Click here for more info .

Configuring SONAR 8.5 Producer for use with the VS-700R

  1. Power on the VS-700R and then open SONAR
  2. In SONAR go to Options | Audio
  3. Under Advanced, set your Driver Mode to "ASIO". Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  4. Under Drivers, make sure your VS-700 audio drivers are enabled under Input Drivers and Output Drivers. NOTE: when the VS-700R is used in stand-alone mode, the Monitor (VS-700 MAIN & VS-700 SUB) outputs are not available so they should not be selected in this menu.
  5. Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  6. Under General, make sure your Playback Timing Master and your Record Timing Master are both set to the VS-700. Typically you will set the Playback Timing Master to the outputs your speakers are plugged in to on the VS-700R. NOTE: when the VS-700R is used in stand-alone mode, the Monitor (VS-700 MAIN & VS-700 SUB) outputs are not available.
  7. Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  8. Click [OK] to close the Audio Options menu
  9. In SONAR go to Options | MIDI Devices
  10. Select the following MIDI ports under both Inputs and Outputs: FANTOM VS (VS-700), and IO MIDI (VS-700). You do not need to enable CONSOLE (VS-700), ARX (VS-700), V-LINK (VS-700) or DV-7 (VS-700) unless you have the compatible hardware connected. NOTE: Do NOT select "IO (VS-700)". The "IO (VS-700)" MIDI port is used for firmware updates to the VS-700R and should not be enabled in SONAR. If it is enabled it will not harm your unit, however your pre-amps will not work properly unless you disable it and re-launch the application. Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  11. Click [OK] to close the MIDI Devices menu

 

SONAR X1 Producer and VS-700 SET

Required Installation Steps:

  1. Install SONAR X1 Producer, Dimension Pro, Beatscape and the Additional Content from the 4 installation discs or downloads included in your Cakewalk account. You can access your account here. If you do not have access to your download, please contact Customer Service.
  2. Download and install the SONAR X1c update for SONAR X1 Producer available here.
  3. Download and install the SONAR X1d update for SONAR X1 Producer available here.
  4. Download and install the Rapture 1.2 and then Rapture 1.2.2 updates available here. Note: You will need to have Rapture registered to be able to access this update. If you have not already registered Rapture, please register here .

Optional Installations:

  1. VS-700R IO Editor. Click here for more info .
  2. Free Dimension Pro Expansion Packs 1-3.Click here for more info.
  3. Rapture Expansion Packs 1 & 2. Click here for more info .
  4. Fantom VS Instrument Definitions.Click here for more info.
  5. Fantom VS x64 Hotfix. Click here for more info .

Configuring SONAR X1 Producer for use with the VS-700 SET

  1. Power on both the VS-700R and VS-700C and then open SONAR
  2. In SONAR go to Edit | Preferences
  3. Under Audio > Playback and Recording, set your Driver Mode to "ASIO". Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  4. Under Audio > Devices, make sure all of your VS-700 audio drivers are enabled under Input Drivers and Output Drivers. Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  5. Under Audio > Driver Settings, make sure your Playback Timing Master and your Record Timing Master are both set to the VS-700. Typically you will set the Playback Timing Master to the outputs your speakers are plugged in to on the VS-700R. In other words, if you are using the XLR outputs in the Monitor section, you will want to choose "MAIN (VS-700)" versus if you are using the 1/4" outputs where you would want to choose "SUB (VS-700)". Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  6. Under MIDI > Devices select the following MIDI ports under both Inputs and Outputs: CONSOLE (VS-700), FANTOM VS (VS-700), and IO MIDI (VS-700). You do not need to enable ARX (VS-700), V-LINK (VS-700) or DV-7 (VS-700) unless you have the compatible hardware connected. NOTE: Do NOT select "IO (VS-700)". The "IO (VS-700)" MIDI port is used for firmware updates to the VS-700R and should not be enabled in SONAR. If it is enabled it will not harm your unit, however your pre-amps will not work properly unless you disable it and re-launch the application. Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  7. Under MIDI > Control Surfaces click on the "Add New Controller/Surface" button on the top right. For Controller/Surface select "VS-700" and for the Input Port and Output Port select "CONSOLE (VS-700)". Click [OK].
  8. Finally in Edit | Preferences click [Apply] and then [Close]

 

SONAR X1 Producer and VS-700C Only

Required Installation Steps:

  1. Install SONAR X1 Producer, Dimension Pro, Beatscape and the Additional Content from the 4 installation discs or downloads included in your Cakewalk account. You can access your account here. If you do not have access to your download, please contact Customer Service.
  2. Download and install the SONAR X1c update for SONAR X1 Producer available here.
  3. Download and install the SONAR X1d update for SONAR X1 Producer available here.
  4. Download and install the Rapture 1.2 and then Rapture 1.2.2 updates available here. Note: You will need to have Rapture registered to be able to access this update. If you have not already registered Rapture, please register here .

Optional Installations:

  1. Free Dimension Pro Expansion Packs 1-3.Click here for more info.
  2. Rapture Expansion Packs 1 & 2. Click here for more info .

Configuring SONAR X1 Producer for use with the VS-700C

  1. Make sure the VS-700C is configured for Stand-Alone mode (DIP switch 1 on the back of the unit is set to "On")
  2. Power on the VS-700C and then open SONAR
  3. In SONAR go to Edit | Preferences
  4. Under MIDI > Devices select "CONSOLE (VS-700C) under both Inputs and Outputs. You do not need to enable "V-LINK (VS-700C)" unless you have the compatible hardware connected.
  5. Under MIDI > Control Surfaces click on the "Add New Controller/Surface" button on the top right. For Controller/Surface select "VS-700" and for the Input Port and Output Port select "CONSOLE (VS-700C)". Click [OK].
  6. Finally in Edit | Preferences click [Apply] and then [Close]

 

SONAR X1 Producer and VS-700R Only

Required Installation Steps:

  1. Install SONAR X1 Producer, Dimension Pro, Beatscape and the Additional Content from the 4 installation discs or downloads included in your Cakewalk account. You can access your account here. If you do not have access to your download, please contact Customer Service.
  2. Download and install the SONAR X1c update for SONAR X1 Producer available here.
  3. Download and install the SONAR X1d update for SONAR X1 Producer available here.

Optional Installations:

  1. VS-700R IO Editor. Click here for more info .
  2. Free Dimension Pro Expansion Packs 1-3.Click here for more info.
  3. Fantom VS Instrument Definitions.Click here for more info.
  4. Fantom VS x64 Hotfix. Click here for more info .

Configuring SONAR X1 Producer for use with the VS-700R

  1. Power on the VS-700R and then open SONAR
  2. In SONAR go to Edit | Preferences
  3. Under Audio > Playback and Recording, set your Driver Mode to "ASIO". Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  4. Under Audio > Devices, make sure your VS-700 audio drivers are enabled under Input Drivers and Output Drivers. NOTE: when the VS-700R is used in stand-alone mode, the Monitor (VS-700 MAIN & VS-700 SUB) outputs are not available so they should not be selected in this menu.
  5. Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  6. Under Audio > Driver Settings, make sure your Playback Timing Master and your Record Timing Master are both set to the VS-700. Typically you will set the Playback Timing Master to the outputs your speakers are plugged in to on the VS-700R. NOTE: when the VS-700R is used in stand-alone mode, the Monitor (VS-700 MAIN & VS-700 SUB) outputs are not available.
  7. Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  8. Under MIDI > Devices select the following MIDI ports under both Inputs and Outputs: FANTOM VS (VS-700), and IO MIDI (VS-700). You do not need to enable CONSOLE (VS-700), ARX (VS-700), V-LINK (VS-700) or DV-7 (VS-700) unless you have the compatible hardware connected. NOTE: Do NOT select "IO (VS-700)". The "IO (VS-700)" MIDI port is used for firmware updates to the VS-700R and should not be enabled in SONAR. If it is enabled it will not harm your unit, however your pre-amps will not work properly unless you disable it and re-launch the application. Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  9. Finally in Edit | Preferences click [Apply] and then [Close]

 

SONAR X2 Producer (or newer) and VS-700 SET

Required Installation Steps:

  1. Install SONAR X2 (or newer) Producer, Dimension Pro, Loops and One Shots, Rapture and the Additional Content from the 4 installation discs or downloads included in your Cakewalk account. You can access your account here. If you do not have access to your download, please contact Customer Service.

Optional Installations:

  1. VS-700R IO Editor. Click here for more info .
  2. Free Dimension Pro Expansion Packs 1-3.Click here for more info.
  3. Rapture Expansion Packs 1 & 2. Click here for more info .
  4. Fantom VS Instrument Definitions.Click here for more info.
  5. Fantom VS x64 Hotfix. Click here for more info .

Configuring SONAR X2 (or newer) Producer for use with the VS-700 SET

  1. Power on both the VS-700R and VS-700C and then open SONAR
  2. In SONAR go to Edit | Preferences
  3. Under Audio > Playback and Recording, set your Driver Mode to "ASIO". Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  4. Under Audio > Devices, make sure all of your VS-700 audio drivers are enabled under Input Drivers and Output Drivers. Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  5. Under Audio > Driver Settings, make sure your Playback Timing Master and your Record Timing Master are both set to the VS-700. Typically you will set the Playback Timing Master to the outputs your speakers are plugged in to on the VS-700R. In other words, if you are using the XLR outputs in the Monitor section, you will want to choose "MAIN (VS-700)" versus if you are using the 1/4" outputs where you would want to choose "SUB (VS-700)". Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  6. Under MIDI > Devices select the following MIDI ports under both Inputs and Outputs: CONSOLE (VS-700), FANTOM VS (VS-700), and IO MIDI (VS-700). You do not need to enable ARX (VS-700), V-LINK (VS-700) or DV-7 (VS-700) unless you have the compatible hardware connected. NOTE: Do NOT select "IO (VS-700)". The "IO (VS-700)" MIDI port is used for firmware updates to the VS-700R and should not be enabled in SONAR. If it is enabled it will not harm your unit, however your pre-amps will not work properly unless you disable it and re-launch the application. Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  7. Under MIDI > Control Surfaces click on the "Add New Controller/Surface" button on the top right. For Controller/Surface select "VS-700" and for the Input Port and Output Port select "CONSOLE (VS-700)". Click [OK].
  8. Finally in Edit | Preferences click [Apply] and then [Close]

 

SONAR X2 Producer (or newer) and VS-700C Only

Required Installation Steps:

  1. Install SONAR X2 (or newer) Producer, Dimension Pro, Loops and One Shots, Rapture and the Additional Content from the 4 installation discs or downloads included in your Cakewalk account. You can access your account here. If you do not have access to your download, please contact Customer Service.

Optional Installations:

  1. Free Dimension Pro Expansion Packs 1-3.Click here for more info.
  2. Rapture Expansion Packs 1 & 2. Click here for more info .

Configuring SONAR X2 (or newer) Producer for use with the VS-700C

  1. Make sure the VS-700C is configured for Stand-Alone mode (DIP switch 1 on the back of the unit is set to "On")
  2. Power on the VS-700C and then open SONAR
  3. In SONAR go to Edit | Preferences
  4. Under MIDI > Devices select "CONSOLE (VS-700C) under both Inputs and Outputs. You do not need to enable "V-LINK (VS-700C)" unless you have the compatible hardware connected.
  5. Under MIDI > Control Surfaces click on the "Add New Controller/Surface" button on the top right. For Controller/Surface select "VS-700" and for the Input Port and Output Port select "CONSOLE (VS-700C)". Click [OK].
  6. Finally in Edit | Preferences click [Apply] and then [Close]

 

SONAR X2 Producer (or newer) and VS-700R Only

Required Installation Steps:

  1. Install SONAR X2 (or newer) Producer, Dimension Pro, Loops and One Shots, Rapture and the Additional Content from the 4 installation discs or downloads included in your Cakewalk account. You can access your account here. If you do not have access to your download, please contact Customer Service.

Optional Installations:

  1. VS-700R IO Editor. Click here for more info .
  2. Free Dimension Pro Expansion Packs 1-3.Click here for more info.
  3. Fantom VS Instrument Definitions.Click here for more info.
  4. Fantom VS x64 Hotfix. Click here for more info .

Configuring SONAR X2 (or newer) Producer for use with the VS-700R

  1. Power on the VS-700R and then open SONAR
  2. In SONAR go to Edit | Preferences
  3. Under Audio > Playback and Recording, set your Driver Mode to "ASIO". Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  4. Under Audio > Devices, make sure your VS-700 audio drivers are enabled under Input Drivers and Output Drivers. NOTE: when the VS-700R is used in stand-alone mode, the Monitor (VS-700 MAIN & VS-700 SUB) outputs are not available so they should not be selected in this menu.
  5. Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  6. Under Audio > Driver Settings, make sure your Playback Timing Master and your Record Timing Master are both set to the VS-700. Typically you will set the Playback Timing Master to the outputs your speakers are plugged in to on the VS-700R. NOTE: when the VS-700R is used in stand-alone mode, the Monitor (VS-700 MAIN & VS-700 SUB) outputs are not available.
  7. Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  8. Under MIDI > Devices select the following MIDI ports under both Inputs and Outputs: FANTOM VS (VS-700), and IO MIDI (VS-700). You do not need to enable CONSOLE (VS-700), ARX (VS-700), V-LINK (VS-700) or DV-7 (VS-700) unless you have the compatible hardware connected. NOTE: Do NOT select "IO (VS-700)". The "IO (VS-700)" MIDI port is used for firmware updates to the VS-700R and should not be enabled in SONAR. If it is enabled it will not harm your unit, however your pre-amps will not work properly unless you disable it and re-launch the application. Click [Apply] if any changes were made.
  9. Finally in Edit | Preferences click [Apply] and then [Close]
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