Yamaha Audiogram 3 Owner's Manual
Yamaha Audiogram 3 Owner's Manual

Yamaha Audiogram 3 Owner's Manual

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  • Page 1 USB AUDIO INTERFACE Owner’s Manual Bedienungsanleitung Mode d’emploi Manual de instrucciones Руководство пользователя 取扱説明書...
  • Page 2 2) this device must accept any interference received including interference that may cause undes- ired operation. See user manual instructions if interference to radio reception is suspected. * This applies only to products distributed by YAMAHA CORPORATION OF AMERICA. FCC INFORMATION (U.S.A.) 1. IMPORTANT NOTICE: DO NOT MOD-...
  • Page 3 If this happens, unplug the USB cable from the device immediately. Then have the device inspected by qualified Yamaha service personnel. • Do not use the device or headphones for a long period of time at a high or uncomfortable volume level, since this can cause permanent hearing loss.
  • Page 4 MIC/INST jacks (XLR-type) are wired as follows (IEC60268 standard): pin 1: ground, pin 2: hot (+), and pin 3: cold (-). Yamaha cannot be held responsible for damage caused by improper use or modifications to the device, or data that is lost or destroyed.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    GRAM 3 includes a USB audio interface for digital audio data transfer, and Cubase AI DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) software for Windows® and Macintosh® computer operating sys- tems. With the AUDIOGRAM 3 and your personal computer you have the basic elements of a high-performance computer recording system that is easy to set up and operate.
  • Page 6: System Requirements

    Memory ...512 MB or more Hard Disk...1 GB or more • A DVD driver is required for installation. NOTE • To activate your software license, install the application while the computer is connected to the internet. AUDIOGRAM 3 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 7: Setup

    +48V switch (★) on when using a phantom-powered condenser microphone. Microphone Keyboard, etc. To connect a device such as a microphone: To connect an instrument such as an electric guitar or bass: Audio system Headphones Cubase AI USB cable Computer AUDIOGRAM 3 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 8: Quick Guide

    Set the MIC/INST switch according to the type of device connected to channel 1. Select MIC ( ) if a microphone is connected, or INST ( nected. AUDIOGRAM 3 Owner’s Manual OUT LEVEL control ) if a guitar or similar instrument is con-...
  • Page 9: Powering Up The System

    The first time you connect to the computer’s USB connector, or change the connection NOTE to a different USB port, a driver installation display may appear. If this occurs, wait until the installation is complete before proceeding. Turn the power to the audio system (monitor speakers). Quick Guide AUDIOGRAM 3 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 10: Adjusting Level

    Launch Cubase AI. Windows: Click [Start] → [All Program] → [Steinberg Cubase AI 4] → [Cubase AI 4] to launch the program. If the ASIO Multimedia dialog window appears, click [Yes]. AUDIOGRAM 3 Owner’s Manual LEVEL controls Level indicator OUT LEVEL control...
  • Page 11 On a Windows computer select [ASIO DirectX Full Duplex Driver] in the [Devices] field on the left side of the Device Setup window, and click [Control Panel] on the right side of the window. Quick Guide AUDIOGRAM 3 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 12 Select [New Project] from the [File] menu to create a new project file. The new project dialog window will open. For this example select [CAI4 - 4 Stereo 8 Mono Audio Track Recorder] and click [OK]. Recorded Cubase AI data is stored as a “project file”. NOTE AUDIOGRAM 3 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 13 The various settings for the selected track are available in the Inspector on the left side of the display. [Record Enable] button Inspector Input routing You will normally use a stereo track when recording synthesizers, and a monaural track NOTE when recording vocals or guitars. Project window Mixer window Track list AUDIOGRAM 3 Owner’s Manual Quick Guide...
  • Page 14 When recording is started the project cursor will begin moving to the right and a box that displays the recording results will be created. <Transport panel> Rewind Forward Play the part. When you finish recording the track, click the Transport panel [Stop] button. AUDIOGRAM 3 Owner’s Manual Clipping indicator Start Stop Record Ruler Recording...
  • Page 15 AUDIOGRAM level indicators while the Cubase monitoring button ( nel LEVEL controls so that the level indicator PEAK LEDs flash only occasionally on the highest input transients. Monitoring button Quick Guide [Narrow/Wide] button Bus level meter ) is turned off. Adjust the chan- AUDIOGRAM 3 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 16: Mixing With Cubase Ai

    CAUTION When the final mix adjustments have been made, go to the [File] menu and select [Export] → [Audio Mixdown]. AUDIOGRAM 3 Owner’s Manual ) on the left side of the channel strip to...
  • Page 17 Progress of the mixdown operation will be shown in a progress window. When the progress window closes the mixdown is complete. Files created by mixdown can be directly played back using the Windows Media Player, or NOTE iTunes. Quick Guide AUDIOGRAM 3 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 18: Controls And Functions

    If a device is not connected to the NOTE MIC/INST jack, set this switch to MIC ( ). Otherwise noise may occur. AUDIOGRAM 3 Owner’s Manual LEVEL Controls Adjusts the level of the channel signal. Use ), the these controls to adjust the balance between the channels.
  • Page 19: Input Signal Flow

    Connects a pair of headphones to this jack. The PHONES jack outputs the same signal as the STEREO OUT jacks. Level indicator OUT LEVEL Record Playback control Cubase AI AUDIOGRAM 3 Owner’s Manual Controls and Functions Pin-type Adjusts the monitor level. Output...
  • Page 20: Troubleshooting

    USB port. ❑ Are you using other USB devices at the same time? If so, try removing the other device(s) and connecting only the Yamaha USB device. The Input ports are not shown (Windows Vista) ❑ Is the sound input of your computer operating system assigned properly? 1.
  • Page 21 Have you connected or disconnected the USB cable while Cubase AI is running? Doing so can sometimes cause the Windows output level to be reset to its default level. Check and raise the output level if necessary. Troubleshooting AUDIOGRAM 3 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 22 There is a delay when playing a software synthesizer via a MIDI keyboard (latency). ❑ Check the URL listed below for the latest information. <http://www.yamahasynth.com/> AUDIOGRAM 3 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 23 Power Supply Dimensions (W x H x D) Net Weight Included Accessories ■ Dimensional Diagrams W: 180 AUDIOGRAM 3 Owner’s Manual Combo jack (Mic/HiZ) Phone jacks RCA pin jacks Phone jack Phone jacks RCA pin jacks USB 1.1 44.1/48 kHz, 16 bit MIC: for microphones INST (Hi-Z): for guitars, etc.
  • Page 24: Specifications

    Specifications ■ Block Diagram and Level Diagram STEREO STEREO AUDIOGRAM 3 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 25: About The Accessory Disk

    <http://www.yamahasynth.com/> • Note that Yamaha does not offer technical sup- port for the DAW software in the accessory disk. SOFTWARE LICENSE AGREEMENT PLEASE READ THIS SOFTWARE LICENSE AGREEMENT (“AGREEMENT”) CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SOFTWARE.
  • Page 26 SOFTWARE, EVEN IF YAMAHA OR AN AUTHO- RIZED DEALER HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. In no event shall Yamaha’s total liability to you for all dam- ages, losses and causes of action (whether in contract, tort or otherwise) exceed the amount paid for the SOFTWARE.
  • Page 27 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. NORTH AMERICA CANADA Yamaha Canada Music Ltd.
  • Page 28 Yamaha Web Site (English only) http://www.yamahasynth.com/ Yamaha Manual Library http://www.yamaha.co.jp/manual/ U.R.G., Pro Audio & Digital Musical Instrument Division, Yamaha Corporation © 2008 Yamaha Corporation WN49520 804POAP1.4-01A0 Printed in China...

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