Control-S Machine Addressing

 

Control-S supports several machine addresses, with none very clearly defined.

A A A A A A Addressing Machines
5 4 3 2 1 0  
             
0 0 0 0 0 0  
0 0 0 0 1 1 monitors
0 0 0 1 0 2 "VTR-1", BetaMax
0 0 0 1 1 3  
0 0 1 0 0 4  
0 0 1 0 1 5  
0 0 1 1 0 6  
0 0 1 1 1 7 "VTR-2", 8mm
0 1 0 0 0 8  
0 1 0 0 1 9 "INST",U-matic, SVO 9xxx, SVO 5600/5800
0 1 0 1 0 10 "INST-2", "VTR-I2"
0 1 0 1 1 11 "VTR-3", VHS
0 1 1 0 0 12  
0 1 1 0 1 13  
0 1 1 1 0 14  
0 1 1 1 1 15  
1 x x x x 16+ Audio Machines

 

We find that most machines are either address 2 or 11. Some machines can be set for an address via a rear panel switch. The switch is usually a 3-position slide switch, simply labeled "VTR1", "VTR2", "VTR3".