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Required Processes for Communicating with HAL

The following processes are required for working with the HAL System and for establishing a connection between Halogen and HAL.

Process/Service Purpose Location
Halogen.exe‡ Use to design your entire audio system and connect to your HAL device.

C:\Program Files (x86)\Rane Corporation\Halogen\Halogen.exe

hal1.pcops.exe‡ Simulates the behavior of a HAL when Halogen is not connected to a HAL. Allows for testing of such things as control links and presets, even when not connected to a HAL.

C:\Program Files (x86)\Rane Corporation\Halogen\hal1.pcops.exe

python.exe‡ The server for web controls when Halogen is not connected to a HAL. C:\Program Files (x86)\Rane Corporation\Halogen\web\python.exe
RaneLink II A service needed by Halogen to establish a connection with HAL.

Services Control Panel


‡If running 32-bit Windows, you can find Halogen.exe, hal1.pcops.exe, and python.exe in the "Program Files" directory.