Programmable Controller

Larger Images

The original Soundweb 9010 Programmable Controller set new standards in control interfacing to DSP systems, and has yet to be bettered as a simple yet powerful interface. The Soundweb London equivalent, the BLU-10, builds on that power and reputation by adding touch-screen control to make a more attractive and potentially cost-saving control solution. It is possible that a BLU-10 could replace a more expensive proprietary touch screen solution where simpler control interfacing is required.

As with the Soundweb 9010, up to 100 control 'pages' of virtually any Soundweb London DSP parameter can be constructed, with the ability to create 'folders' for nested pages. Access to specific pages or folders can be restricted with the use of password protection, so that only engineers or key employees can adjust critical system parameters.

Each page can hold up to eight different functions and with navigation being carried out entirely by a page list, all of these functions can be assigned to real parameters rather than functioning as page transitions.

More Details

Programming the BLU-10

Soundweb users will be familiar with the simple drag-and-drop programming interface, and the BLU-10 interface is very similar. Once the menu pages have been created, operation of the pages can be tested using the special simulation mode, which emulates how the controller will work when in use. This allows menu structures to be checked before the system goes live.

The BLU-10 connects into a Soundweb London network via its Ethernet port, either directly into the rear of a rackmount device such as the BLU-16 with a Cat 5 crossover cable or with a standard Cat 5 cable into an Ethernet switch. The unit is powered either using the terminals on the rear, accepting a range of 12V - 48V DC or with IEEE802.3af Power Over Ethernet (POE).

Mechanical Installation

The BLU-10 mounts in a standard US 3-gang wallbox (available from BSS Audio) using the screws provided with the unit.


  Version Language Size Uploaded
BLU-10BLU CAD drawing front
en updated: Oct 30, 2012
  en  68.7 KB Oct 30, 2012
BLU-10BLU CAD drawing rear
en updated: Oct 30, 2012
  en  46.5 KB Oct 30, 2012
BLU-10BLU Cut Sheet-English
en updated: Oct 30, 2012
  en  160 KB Oct 30, 2012
en updated: Oct 30, 2012
  en  43.5 KB Oct 30, 2012
en updated: Oct 30, 2012
  en  73 KB Oct 30, 2012
Soundweb London Family Brochure
updated: Aug 27, 2015
    1.3 MB Aug 27, 2015
HiQnet London Architect
version 6.00.R5, updated: Jul 25, 2017
6.00.R5     117 MB Jul 25, 2017
Data Sheets
Soundweb London A&E Specs
updated: Aug 27, 2015
    73 KB Aug 27, 2015
Install Guides
BLU-10 Install Guide-English
updated: Oct 07, 2016
    307 KB Oct 07, 2016

If any of the links above result in strange characters in your browser, please right-click the file to save it to your computer.


Chassis 3-Gang US
Control In Ethernet
Display Touch Screen
Power Over Ethernet (PoE) yes
Config Software
Controls two buttons, rotary encoder, touch-screen