Extron electronic DMP 64 manual

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    68-1790-01 Rev. C 04 13 Digital Matrix Processor DMP 64 User Guide Audio Products Mixers and Process[...]

  • Page 2

    Precautions/Safety Instructions ii FCC, Copyright, and T rademark Information iii Safety Instruction[...]

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    FCC Class A Notice This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A [...]

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    Document Conventions Conventions Used in this Guide Notifications The following notifications are us[...]

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    Contents v DMP64 • Contents Introduction ................................................... 1 [...]

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    DMP64 • Contents vi Presets .......................................................... 81 Previ[...]

  • Page 7

    Intr oduction This section describes this manual and the DMP64, including: • About This Guid[...]

  • Page 8

    Featur es • Consumer and professional audio compatibility — Input and output line level can b[...]

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    • Group masters — The DMP64 pr ovides the capability to consolidate gain or mute control t[...]

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    DMP64 Application Diagram INPUT LAN POWER 12V 500mA MAX 1 2 3 4 COM 3 IR 3 S G S G TX RX 4 RELAY [...]

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    Installation This section describes the installation of the DMP64, including: • Mounting the[...]

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    a Power connector — Connect the included 12 VDC external power supply into the 2-pole 3.5 mm capti[...]

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    b Mic/Line 1-6 input connectors — 3-pole 3.5 mm double-stacked captive screw connectors accept bal[...]

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    e Digital I/O output connectors — A double-stacked 4-pole 3.5 mm captive screw connector provides [...]

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    Har dwar e Operation This section describes the the operation of the DMP64, including: • DMP[...]

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    Fr ont Panel Operation DMP 64 DIGIT AL MA TRIX PROCESSOR INPUTS CLIP SIGNAL 12 3456 CONFIG OUTPUTS C[...]

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    Rear Panel Operation DMP 64 POWER 12V 1.0A MAX RESET LAN 123 456 4 5 6 1 2 3 4 Tx Rx G RS-232 (2) Tx[...]

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    Reset Actuator and LED Indicator A recessed button ( h ) on the r ear panel initiates several r eset[...]

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    MODE 4 — IP Address r eset: 1. Apply power to the DMP64. 2. Press and hold the r eset button ab[...]

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    DMPSoftwar e This section describes the control softwar e for the DMP64, including: • Sof[...]

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    Embedded W eb Pages The embedded web pages, accessible by LAN using a web browser , include the foll[...]

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    2. Click the Software tab or software icon. NOTE: If the DVD setup program does not start automatica[...]

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    Install the USB Driver When the USB installer begins, follow these instructions. 1. When the driver [...]

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    3. When the installer has completed the installation of the USB drivers, the following screen appear[...]

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    ab cd j hi fg e Figure 15. DMP64 Configurator Pr ogram The DSP Configurator program window consis[...]

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    Navigation There ar e two methods of navigation ar ound the interface: • Keyboard • Mouse [...]

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    As shown below , the starting point for the paste, (the upper , leftmost element), must first be foc[...]

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    DSP Configurator T oolbar Menus The DSP Configurator contains the following structural menus, arrang[...]

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    View • Meter Bridge — Opens a Meters dialog box with real-time meters that monitor signal lev[...]

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    • Configure Digital I/O Ports — Live mode only . Opens a utility to configure digital I/O por[...]

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    • Processor Defaults, Reset All Defaults — Returns the DMP64 processor and level control b[...]

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    Presets Dr op-down Displays a list of up to 32 presets. Select a pr eset fr om the list to display i[...]

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    ab cd j hi fg e Figure 17. Contr ol Blocks and Pr ocessor Chains Audio Level, Mix-point, Pr ocessing[...]

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    Level Control Blocks T o access a gain, trim or volume control to view a setting, make a change, or [...]

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    Once a processor is inserted, to view associated parameters that define the selected processor (such[...]

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    Mic/Line Input Signal Contr ols The input signal processor chain allows adjustments to pr ogram or m[...]

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    Filter (FIL T) Each filter block allows a total of five filters. The first filter is inserted from a[...]

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    Figure 23. Filter Block Dialog Box Additional filters are inserted using the open filter block dialo[...]

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    Figure 24. Filter Dialog Box, Filters Added Within the dialog box, a filter is focused when a filter[...]

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    Figure 25. Filter Dialog Box, Filter Not Bypassed Above the graph, each filter has a "handle&qu[...]

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    High Pass The high pass filter allows frequencies below the specified fr equency to pass unattenuate[...]

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    Low Pass The low pass filter is the opposite of the High Pass filter . All frequencies above the spe[...]

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    Bass and T reble Shelving Bass and treble shelving can be added to the filter . Also known as shelvi[...]

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    Parametric (Equalizer) The parametric filter is a frequency equalizer that of fers contr ol of all p[...]

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    By increasing the Q to 10.000, the center fr equency r emains the same. The markers show the bandwid[...]

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    The overall frequency r esponse is now shown as a solid r ed line with the filter in focus (located [...]

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    Feedback Suppressor (FBS) The Feedback Suppressor is used in live situations when ther e is an indic[...]

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    FBS Settings The Settings tab enables selection of the feedback suppressor parameters. • For Co[...]

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    FBS Dynamic Filters This tab contains the fifteen dynamic filters, with a scroll bar to display filt[...]

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    FBS Fixed Filters Fixed filters are notch filters with an adjustable center fr equency and Q, and up[...]

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    Dynamics (DYN) A dynamics processor alters the dynamic range, the differ ence between the loudest to[...]

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    Automatic Gain Control (AGC) AGC adjusts the gain level of a signal based upon the input strength to[...]

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    Compressor The compressor r egulates signal level by r educing (compressing) the dynamic range of th[...]

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    Limiter The limiter restricts the input signal level by compr essing its dynamic range above a speci[...]

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    Noise Gate The noise gate allows an input signal to pass only when it exceeds a specified threshold [...]

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    Delay (DL Y) The delay processor , when inserted, provides a means to delay the audio signal. Audio [...]

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    Ducking (DUCK) Ducking provideds a means to duck, or lower , the level of one or more input signals [...]

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    Ducking Configuration Ducking is configured in a dialog box that opens when an active ducking pr oce[...]

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    Ducking Priority Multiple levels of ducking can be requir ed enabling an input sour ce to take prece[...]

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    T o set an additional ducking source: 1. Insert a ducking processor on the additional ducking sour c[...]

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    Pre-mixer Gain (GAIN) The post-input processing gain contr ol (also called the pr e-mixer gain) prov[...]

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    Line Output Channels There ar e four mono line output channels. Contr ols and processing blocks, ide[...]

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    Calibrating Loudness The user can fine-tune the amount of loudness compensation using the compensati[...]

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    3. Set the Calibrate slider to 0, the center point. Disengage the loudness Bypass . The result is a [...]

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    V olume Control (VOL) Each output channel volume block provides a mono long-thr ow fader with a rang[...]

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    Virtual Bus Returns There ar e four mono virtual bus r eturn inputs, fed by the virtual bus sends. C[...]

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    Primary Mix Matrix The DSP architectur e contains a primary mix matrix that connects the mic/line in[...]

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    Mix-point Behavior: No mix information — A faint gray circle on the mix-point indicates it is mute[...]

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    Clicking a mix-point brings focus to that mix-point. A circle appears ar ound the teal mix-point whi[...]

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    Mix-point Examples In order to better understand how mix-points work, the following diagrams pr ovid[...]

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    Mic/Line Input 1 Mic/Line Input 2 Mic/Line Input 3 Mic/Line Input 4 Mic/Line Input 5 Mic/Line Input [...]

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    Mic/Line Input 1 Mic/Line Input 2 Mic/Line Input 3 Mic/Line Input 4 Mic/Line Input 5 Mic/Line Input [...]

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    Secondary Mix Matrix The DSP architectur e contains a secondary mix matrix that connects the mic/lin[...]

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    In the example below (see figure 45), input 1 is sent to the virtual bus send by muting all four sig[...]

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    Gr oup Masters There ar e 32 Gr oup Masters that can each be configured to simultaneously contr ol u[...]

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    Figure 46. Sample Fader Gr oup Master and Associated Gain Contr ols Mute controls within the blocks [...]

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    Configuring a Group Master Configure a gr oup as follows: 1. Click Tools > Configure Groups to op[...]

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    Deleting a Group Master T o delete a group: 1. Click Tools > Configure Groups to open the configu[...]

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    T ools The T ools menu contains three selections: • Clear All Groups - clears all gr oup member[...]

  • Page 80

    Group Details Report Select Tools > Group Details Report to create a Micr osoft W ord file that d[...]

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    Digital I/O Ports The DMP64 provides six digital I/O ports that can trigger external events from [...]

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    Reinitialize Digital I/O Should the script stop running for any reason, select Tools > Configure [...]

  • Page 83

    Selecting Live Mode and Pushing or Pulling Data T o switch from Emulate mode to Live mode: 1. Select[...]

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    5. If RS-232 is selected in step 3 : a. Click the com port dr op-down list and select the PC comm po[...]

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    7. Click either the: a. Pull radio button to configur e the DSP Configurator pr ogram to match the d[...]

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    8. T o push all of the DSP Configurator gain and processor block adjustments (configuration), and al[...]

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    Pr esets Presets r ecall a gr oup of frequently used settings. Pr esets created by DSPConfigurato[...]

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    Building a Preset Only elements of the preset highlighted (given focus) ar e saved as a pr eset. <[...]

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    Managing Presets Once a preset is cr eated (whether or not the DSPConfigurator file is saved), it[...]

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    Pr otected Configuration A protected configuration is secur ed with PIN pr otection. The protected c[...]

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    DSP Configurator W indows Menus The DSP Configurator program is fully navigable using the computer k[...]

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    • Shift+T ab key combination — Reverses the direction of the <T ab> key function. •?[...]

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    4. T o highlight another element or group of elements, r epeat steps 2 and 3 as r equired. 5. T o cu[...]

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    Optimizing Audio Levels The DMP64 uses floating point DSP technology , processing data using a co[...]

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    About Setting Gain Structure There ar e two appr oaches the system designer can take in setting up g[...]

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    Adjusting Pre-mixer Gain After setting input gain, add desired pr ocessors into the input signal cha[...]

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    Setting Mic/Line Input and Mix Levels In this example, the mic/line input 1 signal is sent to output[...]

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    SIS Pr ogramming and Contr ol This section describes SIS programming and contr ol of the DMP64, i[...]

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    RS-232 Ports The DMP64 has two serial ports that can be connected to a host device such as a comp[...]

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    T o establish a network connection to the DMP64: 1. Open a TCP socket to port 23 using the mixer [...]

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    Host-to-device Communications The commands listed in the following tables perform the same functions[...]

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    The Command and Response tables list valid ASCII (for T elnet or RS-232) command codes, the correspo[...]

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    Simple Control Port Commands - T elnet and Web-br owser Accessible Upper and lower case text can be [...]

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    Command and Response T able for Basic SIS Commands Command ASCII command (host to device) URL Encode[...]

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    Command and Response table for basic SIS commands (continued) Command ASCII command (host to device)[...]

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    Command and Response table for basic SIS commands (continued) Command ASCII command (host to device)[...]

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    Command and Response table for basic SIS commands (continued) Command ASCII command (host to device)[...]

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    Command and Response table for basic SIS commands (continued) Command ASCII command (host to device)[...]

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    Command and Response T ables for DSP SIS Commands Many digital signal processor (DSP) functions; gai[...]

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    Symbol definitions ] = CR/LF (carriage return/line feed) (hex 0D 0A) } = Carriage return (no line fe[...]

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    Command and Response T able for DSP SIS Commands Command ASCII command (host to device) Response (de[...]

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    Command and Response T able for DSP SIS Commands (continued) Command ASCII command (host to device) [...]

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    Command ASCII command (host to device) Response (device to host) Additional description Protected co[...]

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    Command and Response table for DSP SIS commands (continued) c Main Mix-Point X6) c Main Mix-Point X6[...]

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    dB value X6! dB value X6! dB value X6! dB value X6! dB value X6! dB value X6! dB value X6! dB value [...]

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    X6! — Mix-point gain ( c ), and Post-mixer trim ( d ) level values, (continued) dB value X6! dB va[...]

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    HTML Operation This section describes HTML operation and control of the DMP64, including: • [...]

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    5. Press the keyboar d <Enter> key . The device checks to see if it is password- protected. a.[...]

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    Status T ab System Status Page The System Status page (see figure 63) pr ovides an overall view of t[...]

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    Configuration T ab System Settings Page Click the Configuration tab to download the System Settings [...]

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    DHCP Selection The DHCP On selection directs the device to ignor e any enter ed IP addresses and obt[...]

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    Date/Time Settings Fields The Date/Time settings fields (see figure 65) pr ovide a location for view[...]

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    Passwords Page Access the Passwords page (see figure 66), by clicking the Passwords link on the syst[...]

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    Firmware Upgrade Page The Firmware Upgrade page pr ovides a way to verify the curr ent firmware vers[...]

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    5. Click Download to copy the firmware to your computer . 2 1 5 4 3 NOTE: The version, release date,[...]

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    6. Click Run twice (see figure 69, f ). The PC downloads the firmwar e update fr om the Extron W eb [...]

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    7. Click Next (see figure 69, g on pr evious page). The pr ogram extracts and places the firmware fi[...]

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    File Management T ab File Management Page T o delete files such as HTML pages from the connected dev[...]

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    Contr ol T ab Audio Settings Page The Audio Settings page provides a way to set the input audio gain[...]

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    Mute and Unmute Inputs and Outputs Pressing the Mute button toggles mute on or of f. When muted, the[...]

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    Change the Output V olume Level The output volume attenuates the signal from full volume down to 0 v[...]

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    Presets Page The Presets page is used to save new pr esets cr eated on the Audio Settings page (see [...]

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    Refer ence Information This section contains refer ence information for the DMP64, including: •[...]

  • Page 143

    The Firmware Loader scr een appears. 4 5 3. From the toolbar , select File>Open . 4. Locate the d[...]

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    DMP64 Har dwar e Reset Modes DMP64 Reset Mode Summary Mode Mode Activation Result Purpose/Note[...]

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    Mounting the DMP64 The 1U high, half rack width, 9.5 inch deep DMP64 Digital Matrix Processor [...]

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