Version 4 is a new system for the D5 Live console, consisting of a combined software and hardware upgrade, with additional upgrades to the rest of the DiGiCo product portfolio to follow. Primary features of the package include extra configuration flexibility, expanded bussing and routing options, partial session loading, enhanced onboard effects and graphic equalizers, new snapshot features, additional monitoring functions, augmented aux and group buss control, and additional system options. The hardware upgrade includes a new, non-volatile random access memory board, an upgraded processor board, and new, high-density mini drives. The software, free of charge with purchase of the revised hardware, includes a completely revamped operating system and application software. Highlights include a redesigned hardware configuration panel; refined networking with graphic interface; auto-route inputs; improved auxiliary architecture; a channel presets recall scope; effects presets featuring improved parameter definition which can be stored and recalled with snapshots; snapshot groups; graphic EQ presets and ganging; enhanced monitoring functions; four new modes for channel snapshot safe; enhanced aux and group buss control, plus a Macros panel to allow quick access to most console functions via the keyboard F keys or dedicated buttons.