Master Panel

The master displays various global informations about Usine, vu-meters for all in/out flows like MIDI, Audio, Network, and sets the global volume.

  1. main audio engine on-off
  2. cpu & memory consumption
  3. main menu
  4. workspace selector
  5. panic
  6. update
  7. Solo
  8. MIDI,Audio and OSC Vu-meters
  9. master volume


Activates /deactivates the main Audio engine of Usine.

When the main Audio engine is OFF, workspaces are not calclated.


Indicates the processor (CPU) load. This value is just an estimation. See CPU consumption.

show menu

Displays or hides the main-menu-panel.


Toggles the visibility of the workspaces 1 and 2.

2 worksapces can be loaded at the same time for example load a new workspace but keep common racks.

The two workspaces share the same audio engine, main volume, tempo, etc.


Sends a ALL NOTES OFF MIDI message to all the samplers, plug-ins and MIDI outputs.


Only if you have motorized MIDI controllers connected. Force Usine to send MIDI messages to the connected remote devices. This button can be used to force MIDI remote faders and knobs positions correspond to their real position in Usine.


Lights when a Solo switch is activated on a rack.

Click to cancel all solo's.

Audio and MIDI VU-Meters

Audio and MIDI VU-meters, which allow you to monitor the activity and verify your devices are running smoothly.

The number of visible VU-meters corresponds to the selections made in the audio and MIDI setup.

Master panel with 4 audio inputs and 2 outputs.

Master panel with 2 MIDI inputs and 1 output.

midi in

Lights on MIDI in activity.

midi out

Lights on MIDI out activity.

audio in

Audio in vu-meters.

audio out

Audio out vu-meters.

network in

Lights on network in activity.

network out

Lights on network out activity.


Master Volume of Usine.

soft clipping

When ON, a soft clipping (smooth limiter) is applied on the main outputs.

Customize Interface

Choose which elements are visible in the panel.

show workspace selector

Displays the workspace selector switch.

show cpu usage

Displays the CPU indicator.

show panic

Displays the Panic Button.

show MIDI update

Displays the MIDI update button.

show solo

Displays the Solo swich.

show master volume

Displays the master volume fader.

show network in led

Displays Network inout led.

show network out led

Displays the Network input led.

See also

version 3.0.178

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