Get in front, and behind the PM5D and get familiar with the
Connect your PM5D just as you would an analog desk and switch on.
Note that the PM5D-RH does not have analog insert points as standard; there are dynamics on all channels, but for
external inserts you need additional MY option cards.
Differences in connectivity between PM5D and PM5D-RH;
On PM5D-RH there are 48 mic preamps patched by default to the 48 mono channels and a further 8 identical mic
preamps patched to the 4 stereo channels. With PM5D there are 48 mic preamps patched to the mono channels and
8 line inputs patched by default to the 4 stereo channels. In addition PM5D has 48 analog insert points on the mono
Both models share the same outputs and the various 2 track inputs and outputs.
PM5D-RH could use the 2 track connections for insert points but for large numbers of insert points you need to use MY
cards in the option slots.
The MY Cards; Mini Yamaha General Digital Audio Interface Cards;
sometimes called MiniYGDAI cards.
There are four MY card slots on PM5D. The cards allow extra audio connectivity in various formats; AES/EBU,
CobraNet, ADAT, analog, etc. See www.yamahaproaudio.com for the latest list.
Note; The maximum capacity per slot in digital formats is 16 channels of in and out at 48 kHz or 8 channels in and out at 96 kHz.
Note; The maximum capacity per slot in analog format is 8 channels in and out.
Note; MY cards just give more connectivity; they do not give more processing channels!
1 to 48 mic / line level inputs
USB connector for Studio Manager
Miscellaneous audio and control
Main outputs, MATRIX, MONITOR and
8 mic / line inputs to the stereo
Note; PM5D-RH has 8 mic/line inputs.
PM5D has 8 line inputs.
24 MIX bus outputs
PM5D / PM5D-RH Quick Start Guide Part 1