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  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    This product contains a battery that contains perchlorate material. Perchlorate Material—special handling may apply, See * This applies only to products distributed by YAMAHA CORPORATION OF AMERICA. Explanation of Graphical Symbols The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage”...

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    The wire which is coloured BROWN must be connected to the ter- minal which is marked with the letter L or coloured RED. (lithium disposal) • This applies only to products distributed by Yamaha-Kemble Music (U.K.) Ltd.(3 wires) IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR THE UNITED KINGDOM Connecting the Plug and Cord...

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    • Use only the included power cord. If you intend to use the device in an area other than in the one you purchased, the included power cord may not be compatible. Please check with your Yamaha dealer. • Do not place the power cord near heat sources such as heaters or radiators, and...

  • Page 5: Backup Battery

    The rubber feet included in this package can be attached to the speaker to prevent slippage when it is to be used on a slipper y surface. Yamaha cannot be held responsible for damage caused by improper use or modifications to the device, or data that is lost or destroyed.

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Connecting the AC power cord... 7 Turning the power on and off ... 7 Introduction to the DME Satellite ... 8 Differences between DME8i-ES, DME8o-ES, and DME4io-ES ... 8 DME Satellite Features ... 8 Audio System Network ... 9 Glossary for the DME Satellite... 9 Signal Types...

  • Page 7: Foreword

    Thank you for choosing a Yamaha DME8i-ES/DME8o-ES/DME4io-ES Digital Mixing Engine Satellite. In order to take full advantage of the features and performance provided by the DME8i-ES/DME8o-ES/DME4io-ES, we urge you to read this owner’s manual thoroughly before connecting or using the unit. Keep this manual in a safe place for future ref- erence.

  • Page 8: Introduction To The Dme Satellite

    Introduction to the DME Satellite Differences between DME8i-ES, DME8o-ES, and DME4io-ES The differences between these three models are as follows: ■ DME8i-ES This model features 8-channel analog inputs. ■ DME8o-ES This model features 8-channel analog outputs. ■ DME4io-ES This model features 4-channel analog inputs and 4-channel analog outputs.

  • Page 9: Audio System Network

    One DME Satellite unit has a number of configurations, and a configuration has a number of preset parameters. User Defined buttons (User Defined parameters) Assigning parameters to be User Defined parameters enables you to control the device from the ICP1 and the DME64N/DME24N. Refer to the “DME Designer Owner’s Manual” for details. DME8i-ES/DME8o-ES/DME4io-ES Owner’s Manual...

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    Scenes can be recalled from an ICP1, GPI device, other external controllers, DME64N/DME24N, or computer. Up to 999 scenes can be stored for each device group. Scene structure Scene Scene 1 Scene 2 Scene 999 Scene change DME8i-ES/DME8o-ES/DME4io-ES Owner’s Manual Configuration Matrix Mixer 16 x 8 Component First Act Dark Change Band Set...

  • Page 11: Signal Types

    — internal head amp • Control signals with a controller such as an AMX or Crestron • MIDI messages The number of I/O channels depends on model. DME8i-ES/DME8o-ES/DME4io-ES Owner’s Manual Reference Page page 18 page 20 page 29 page 24...

  • Page 12: System Examples

    This connector can also be used in common with the same network as Ethernet Control. • Units following the [OUT] connector of the first EtherSound device cannot be used in common with the same network as Ethernet Control. DME8i-ES/DME8o-ES/DME4io-ES Owner’s Manual Space B DME8i-ES...

  • Page 13: About Dme Designer

    Satellite. For details on how to install DME Designer and the drivers that are required for connection, refer to the PDF file “DME Setup Manual” included on the CD-ROM. Refer to the DME Designer Owner’s Manual for setup and operation instructions. DME8i-ES/DME8o-ES/DME4io-ES Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 14: Controls And Connectors

    DME Satellite may freeze, resulting in damages or loss of data. If the computer or DME Satellite freezes, turn the power to the DME Satellite off and then on, then restart the comput- DME8i-ES/DME8o-ES/DME4io-ES Owner’s Manual 3 45 3 45 3 45 •...

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    You can use the “Last Mem. Resume” setting in DME Designer to set up the DME Sat- ellite so that at startup it will recall the scene selected before you turned off the power to the device. DME8i-ES/DME8o-ES/DME4io-ES Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 16: Rear Panel

    4 [NETWORK] Connector This is a 100Base-TX/10Base-T Ethernet connector for con- DME8i-ES/DME8o-ES/DME4io-ES Owner’s Manual nection to a computer or to another DME series unit in the network. See “Ethernet Connection ([NETWORK] Con- nector)”...

  • Page 17: Precautions For Using A Rack-mounted Dme Satellite

    AD824 or AD8HR remote head amplifier or an RS-232C/ RS-422 compatible controller such as those from AMX or Crestron. You can also connect a Yamaha PM5D or DM2000 and control the internal head amps of the DME8i-ES/ DME4io-ES. See “Remote Connection ([REMOTE] Con- nector)”...

  • Page 18: Connecting To A Computer

    • The correspondence between the MIDI commands to be received/transmitted and the scene parameters can be set up using DME Designer. • The USB port being used by DME Designer is not available for use by a MIDI sequencer or other application. Device Group DME8i-ES/DME8o-ES/DME4io-ES Owner’s Manual DME Satellite Switching Hub Ethernet Cable...

  • Page 19: Network Settings

    When using a DME Satellite together with the DME64N/24N, you must assign the DME Satellite (including the DME8i-C/ DME8o-C/DME4io-C) as the master. If you assign the DM64N/24N as the device group master, you will be unable to synchronize using DME Designer. Network Address Host Address DME8i-ES/DME8o-ES/DME4io-ES Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 20: Ethernet Connection ([network] Connector)

    Since the DME Satellite supports Auto MDI/MDI-X, it will automatically detect whether the connected cable is of the straight type or crossover type, and will configure itself to create the optimal connection. Therefore, you can use either a straight or crossover cable. DME8i-ES/DME8o-ES/DME4io-ES Owner’s Manual DME Satellite Ethernet Cable...

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    Use a STP (Shielded Twisted Pair) cable to prevent electromagnetic interference. • If you are using multiple DME series units, set Link Mode on each unit to the same setting. Yamaha recommends that you select 100Base-TX for the Link Mode setting.

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    Connecting to a Computer Control from a computer with a different subnet DME8i-ES/DME8o-ES/DME4io-ES Owner’s Manual Device Group Group Master DME Satellite (IP address: Ethernet Cable Switching Hub Ethernet Cable Ethernet Straight Cable DME Satellite (IP address: (Master ID: 5)

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    (IP address: (Master ID: 2) Device Group 2 Ethernet Cable Ethernet Straight Cable ENTER ENTER Ethernet Cable Computer (IP address: DME8i-ES/DME8o-ES/DME4io-ES Owner’s Manual Group Master DME Satellite (IP address: Switching Hub Ethernet Straight Cable CANCEL CANCEL ENTER ENTER SCENE...

  • Page 24: Audio I/o Connection

    For details, refer to the operating manual of the device in which the card is installed. • For details on EtherSound specifications and the length of the cables that can be used, refer to the following website. DME8i-ES/DME8o-ES/DME4io-ES Owner’s Manual EtherSound EtherSound...

  • Page 25: Analog Audio Connection ([input] & [output] Connectors)

    Securely tighten terminal screws. Pull the cables (not too strongly) to confirm that they are securely connected. Insert the Euroblock plug into the Euroblock connector on the rear panel. Shielded Cable 30mm Terminal Screw DME8i-ES/DME8o-ES/DME4io-ES Owner’s Manual Loosen Slotted Screwdriver Euroblock Plug...

  • Page 26: Connecting To An External Device

    Connecting to an External Device Remote Connection ([REMOTE] Connector) The [REMOTE] connector of the DME Satellite can be connected to remotely-controllable Yamaha AD8HR or AD824 head amplifiers (pre-amps), digital mixers, or RS-232C compatible controllers (such as those from AMX or Crestron). The [REMOTE] connector also transmits and receives MIDI messages.

  • Page 27: Controlling A Dme Satellite's Internal Head Amps From A Digital Mixer

    Connecting to an External Device Controlling a DME Satellite’s internal head amps from a digital mixer The internal head amp settings of a DME8i-ES or DME4io-ES can be remotely controlled from a digital mixer such as the Yamaha PM5D or DM2000.

  • Page 28: Ethersound Connection (ethersound Connectors)

    You can use the EtherSound connector to control the DME Satellite’s internal head amp or other functionality. Controlling DME Satellite’s internal head amps from a digital mixer The internal head amp settings of a DME8i-ES or DME4io-ES can be remotely controlled from a digital mixer such as the Yamaha PM5D or DM2000.

  • Page 29: Network Connection ([network] Connectors)

    • The port used for remote control is specified from DME Designer. For details on making this setting, refer to the “DME Designer Owner’s Manual.” • Refer to “DME Remote Control Protocol Specifications” on the Yamaha web site for more information on communication protocols used to control the DME Satellite from an external device (such as those from AMX or Crestron).

  • Page 30: Gpi Connection ([gpi] Connector)

    Euroblock Plug Remote Switch Box NOT E You can use DME Designer to adjust the input calibration parameters for the [GPI] connector. DME8i-ES/DME8o-ES/DME4io-ES Owner’s Manual Example: Controlling the DME Satellite via a 10k ohm linear taper potentiometer. GPI Connection Continuous Variable Volume...

  • Page 31: Other Functions

    Be sure to reset the dip switch to the previous position to prevent possible damage to the device. CAUTION RS-232C Initialize DME: RS-422 RS-232C Delete All Data: RS-422 DME8i-ES/DME8o-ES/DME4io-ES Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 32: References

    The controller switches enable you to turn the parameter settings On and Off. The switch LEDs enable you to check the parameter status. The faders enable you to control the parameter values. CONTROL PANEL DME8i-ES/DME8o-ES/DME4io-ES Owner’s Manual CP4SW CONTROL PANEL CONTROL PANEL...

  • Page 33: Troubleshooting

    • Connect the power cord properly (page 7). • Make sure that the [POWER] switch is turned ON (page 15). • If the device still does not turn on, contact a Yamaha dealer. • Connect the cable properly (page 18, 20).

  • Page 34: Midi Data Format

    When a scene recall operation is carried out via DME Designer, corresponding MIDI Bank Select MSB/LSB and Program Change messages are also transmitted by the DME8i-ES/DME8o-ES/ DME4io-ES as specified by the “MIDI Program Change Table” as- signments. Transmission does not occur while configurations are being switched.

  • Page 35: Midi Format

    Receive When the “Parameter Change Rx Switch” is On, Parameter Change messages are received on the MIDI channel specified by the “Device ID (Rx Ch)” parameter. DME8i-ES/DME8o-ES/DME4io-ES Owner’s Manual Control Change Control Change No. 0 (Bank Select MSB) Control Value (Bank Select MSB No.)

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    (The “MIDI Control Change Table” and “MIDI Parameter Change Table” can be set up via DME Designer.) Multiple messages can be assigned to a single parameter, but the DME8i-ES/DME8o-ES/DME4io-ES will only transmit one of the System Exclusive Message assigned messages.

  • Page 37: Midi Implementation Chart

    MIDI Implementation Chart YAMAHA [Digital Mixing Engine Satellite] Model DME8i-ES, DME8o-ES, DME4io-ES MIDI Implementation Chart Function... Basic Default Channel Changed Default Mode Messages Altered Note Number : True voice Velocity Note ON Note OFF After Key's Touch Ch's Pitch Bend...

  • Page 38: Display Messages

    Execute the “Initialize DME” operation, then restart it. If the error indicators are still indicating the error, execute the “Delete All Data” initialization. If the problem persists, contact a Yamaha dealer. The firmware update operation may have failed. Use DME Designer to execute the Recovery update operation.

  • Page 39: General Specifications

    Dimensions (HxDxW) Net Weight Temperature range Include Accessories Electrical Characteristics Output impedance of signal generator: 150 Ω DME8i-ES : Measured with DME8o-ES DME8o-ES : Measured with DME8i-ES DME4io-ES: Measured with DME4io-ES Frequency Response <DME8i-ES> Input Output INPUT 1–8 OUTPUT 1–8 600Ω...

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    OUTPUT 1–8 <DME4io-ES> Input Output INPUT 1–4 OUTPUT 1–4 * Total Harmonic Distortion is measured with a 18dB/octave filter @80kHz. DME8i-ES/DME8o-ES/DME4io-ES Owner’s Manual CONDITIONS input level: +10dBu, GAIN: +10dB 600Ω → output level: +4.0dBu (typ.) CONDITIONS input level: –60dBu, GAIN: –60dB →...

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    96kHz CONDITIONS GAIN: +10dB CONDITIONS GAIN: +10dB reference to the level of output N CONDITIONS N = 1–8, GAIN: +10dB CONDITIONS N = 1–4, GAIN: +10dB DME8i-ES/DME8o-ES/DME4io-ES Owner’s Manual UNITS –128 –127 –64 –82 –79 UNITS –82 –79 UNITS –128...

  • Page 42: Input/output Characteristics


  • Page 43: [network] Connector (100base-tx Ethernet, Rj-45)

    [NETWORK] Connector (100Base-TX Ethernet, RJ-45) Connection TxD+ TxD– RxD+ Unused Unused RxD– Unused Unused Format Level – 0–5V – – IEEE802.3 10Base-T/100Base-TX USB 1.1 Function – RS-232C/RS-422 RS-232C/RS-422 DME8i-ES/DME8o-ES/DME4io-ES Owner’s Manual Connector EUROBLOCK *1 (3.5mm pitch) RJ-45 Type B D-SUB 9P (Male)

  • Page 44: Dimensions

    References Dimensions * Specifications and descriptions in this owner’s manual are for information purpose only. Yamaha Corp. reserves the right to charge or modify products or specifications at any time without prior notice. Since specifications, equipment or options may not be the same in every locale, please check with your Yamaha dealer.

  • Page 45: Index

    Straight and Crossover Cable Wiring 44 System Examples ... 12 Troubleshooting ... 33 [TX/RX] Indicator ... 15 USB Connection ... 18 [USB] Connector ... 14 User Defined buttons (User Defined parameters) ... 9 DME8i-ES/DME8o-ES/DME4io-ES Owner’s Manual Warning Messages ... 38 zones ... 9...

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    MEMO DME8i-ES/DME8o-ES/DME4io-ES Owner’s Manual...

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    For details of products, please contact your nearest Yamaha representative or the authorized distributor listed below. Pour plus de détails sur les produits, veuillez-vous adresser à Yamaha ou au distributeur le plus proche de vous figurant dans la liste suivante.

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    Yamaha Pro Audio global web site: Yamaha Manual Library U.R.G., Pro Audio & Digital Musical Instrument Division, Yamaha Corporation © 2007 Yamaha Corporation WK01190 702IPDHxx.x-xxA0 Printed in Japan This document is printed on chlorine free (ECF) paper with soy ink.

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