The Distributed Program Bus provides a central block for configuring and connecting inputs that need to be available to all zones (defined by a Zone Processor and/or Room Processor block) in your system. It provides, in essence, a shortcut for wiring the same input to all of these output zones. Once the Distributed Program Bus is configured, its inputs are automatically included in all Zone Processor and Room Processor blocks added to the system. A system can contain only one Distributed Program Bus. For more details, see About the Distributed Program Bus.
note: Include in the Distributed Program Bus only those inputs that you want available in all zones defined by a Zone Processor and/or Room Processor.
note: If you are connecting left and right stereo inputs to the Distributed Program Bus, you need to mono these inputs and then connect the single input to the Distributed Program Bus.
That's all there is to it! Once you have created your Distributed Program Bus, it is then included automatically in every Zone Processor and Room Combine Processor you add to your system. For more details on creating and working with the Zone Processors, see About Zone Processors. For more details on creating and working with the Room Combine Processor block, see About Room Combine. At some point in your process, you should, of course, test the Distributed Program Bus. Depending on your situation, you'll likely need to wait until your hardware is installed before you can perform this testing.