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manual uses the Windows menu and button names followed by the Macintosh menu and button names in paren-
theses.
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Contents
Getting Started ......................................... 2
INPUT CH window .................................... 6
ST IN window ............................................ 9
FX RTN window....................................... 11
MIX window ............................................ 13
MATRIX window...................................... 15
STEREO window ...................................... 17
DCA window............................................ 19
Selected Channel window....................... 20
Patch Editor window ............................... 38
Surround Editor window......................... 42
GEQ window............................................ 44
Effect Editor window............................... 46
DCA/Mute Group window ...................... 50
Scene window ......................................... 53
Library window ....................................... 60
Meter window ......................................... 62
Timecode Counter window..................... 62
Sync window ........................................... 62
Keyboard Shortcuts................................. 63
Index........................................................ 64
* Specifications and descriptions in this owner 's manual are
for information purposes only. Yamaha Corp. reserves the
right to change 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.
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PM5D Editor Owner's Manual

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Keyboard Shortcuts... 63 Index... 64 * Specifications and descriptions in this owner ’s manual are for information purposes only. Yamaha Corp. reserves the right to change 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 2: Getting Started

    Getting Started Overview of PM5D Editor PM5D Editor enables you to remotely control the Yamaha PM5D mixing console and to save the parameter settings on your computer. To use PM5D Editor, you must first perform the following operations: 1 Start and configure Studio Manager.
  • Page 3 Synchronizing PM5D Editor When PM5D Editor starts up, the parameter settings on the console and the parameter settings in PM5D Editor may be different. Therefore, you must first match the parameter settings on the console with those in PM5D Editor. This operation is called “synchronization.”...
  • Page 4 When you save a session in the window of an editor, the settings of only that editor will be saved in a file. Session files saved by PM5D Editor have a filename extension of “.YSE”. Files in which only the PM5D console data is saved (file- name extension “.PM5”) can also be handled, allowing you to use a memory card to exchange data with the PM5D...
  • Page 5: Other Functions

    Undo/Redo Function In PM5D Editor, you can cancel the latest operation (Undo) and also cancel the cancellation of the latest operation (Redo). If you perform an Undo operation twice in a row, you can cancel the two most-recent operations. If you per- form an Undo operation three times in a row, you can cancel the three most-recent operations.
  • Page 6: Input Ch Window

    (AD8HR, AD824) patched to the input chan- nel. HA GAIN Drag the knob in the screen to adjust the gain of the internal head amp (PM5D-RH model only) or of the external head amp (AD8HR, AD824) patched to the input chan- nel.
  • Page 7 Selects input channel for which you want to perform operations. This is linked with the INPUT channel strip [SEL] keys on the PM5D panel. However it will no longer be linked if you turn Channel Select off (➥ p.2) in the System Setup window.
  • Page 8 This button cue-monitors the signal of the input channel. This is linked with the INPUT channel strip [CUE] keys on the PM5D panel. ) will not change even if you switch the pair The numbers of DCA groups to which this channel belongs are shown in yellow.
  • Page 9: St In Window

    (AD824, AD8HR) patched to the ST IN chan- nel. HA GAIN Drag the knob in the screen to adjust the gain of the internal head amp (PM5D-RH model only) or of the external head amp (AD824, AD8HR) patched to the ST IN chan- nel.
  • Page 10 Selects the ST IN channel for which you want to perform operations. (L and R can be selected separately.) This is linked with the ST IN channel strip [SEL] keys on the PM5D panel. However it will no longer be linked if you turn Channel Select off (➥ p.2) in the System Setup window.
  • Page 11: Fx Rtn Window

    (AD8HR, AD824) patched to the FX RTN channel. HA GAIN Drag the knob in the screen to adjust the gain of the internal head amp (PM5D-RH model only) or of the external head amp (AD8HR, AD824) patched to the FX RTN channel.
  • Page 12 Selects the FX RTN channel for which you want to perform operations. (L and R can be selected separately.) This is linked with the FX RTN channel strip [SEL] keys on the PM5D panel. However it will no longer be linked if you turn Channel Select off (➥ p.2) in the System Setup window.
  • Page 13: Mix Window

    Switches the compressor on/off. When the compressor is on, the GR meter immediately below the button shows the amount of gain reduction. INSERT Enables/disables the insert-out that is patched in the PM5D’s INSERT PATCH screen (OUTPUT PATCH function). DELAY Switches the delay on/off. You can also edit the delay time by dragging the numeric...
  • Page 14 Selects the MIX channel for which you want to make settings. This is linked with the MIX [SEL] keys in the MIX section of the PM5D panel. However it will no longer be linked if you turn Channel Select off (➥ p.2) in the System Setup window.
  • Page 15: Matrix Window

    MATRIX window In this window you can view and edit the parameters of MATRIX channels 1–8. You can use the [View] menu to choose the parameters that will be displayed in the window. PM5D Editor Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 16 Selects the MATRIX channel for which you want to make settings. This is linked with the MATRIX [SEL] keys in the MATRIX section of the PM5D panel. However it will no longer be linked if you turn Channel Select off (➥ p.2) in the System Setup window.
  • Page 17: Stereo Window

    STEREO window In this window you can view and edit the parameters of the STEREO A/B channels. You can use the [View] menu to choose the parameters that will be displayed in the window. PM5D Editor Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 18 L and R independently.) This is linked with the STEREO [SEL] key in the STEREO A/B channel strip of the PM5D panel. However it will no longer be linked if you turn Chan- nel Select off (➥ p.2) in the System Setup window.
  • Page 19: Dca Window

    MUTE This switches DCA group muting on/off. This is linked with the DCA [MUTE] keys in the DCA strip section of the PM5D panel. DCA group name This is a text box that displays the DCA group name. You can also edit the DCA group name in this text box.
  • Page 20: Selected Channel Window

    Indicates the pair status of the selected channel. You can click the heart symbol to enable/disable pairing. INPUT PATCH Selects the input source assigned to the input channel (for the selectable input sources, ➥ p.6). LIBRARY Accesses the INPUT CH page of the LIBRARY window. PM5D Editor Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 21 HA GAIN Adjusts the gain of the internal head amp (PM5D-RH model only) or of the external head amp (AD8HR, AD824) patched to the input channel. The current setting is shown in the numerical box above the knob. You can also use the +48V button to switch phantom power on/off.
  • Page 22 The post-EQ signal of the corresponding input channel (however, you can only choose channels belonging to the same group, within the seven groups CH1–8, CH9–16, CH17–24, CH25–32, CH33–40, CH41–48, and ST IN 1L/1R–4L/4R). The output signal of the corresponding MIX channel immediately before the output attenuation PM5D Editor Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 23 Selects the compressor link group (1–8) to which that channel belongs. KEY IN Selects the signal that will be used as the key-in signal. The types of signal that can be selected are the same as for the gate key-in signal (➥ p.22). PM5D Editor Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 24 Input channels of an I/O card installed in slots 1–4 L/R outputs of internal effects 1–8 Outputs of GEQ modules 1–12 L/R channels of 2TR IN DIGITAL jacks 1–3 L/R channels of 2TR IN ANALOG jacks 1/2 PM5D Editor Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 25 Selects either TYPE I (an algorithm equivalent to the EQ in the earlier 02R series) or TYPE II (a newly developed algorithm) as the EQ type. EQ LINK GROUP Selects the EQ link group (1–8) to which that channel belongs. PM5D Editor Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 26 Selects the DCA group (1–8) to which that channel belongs. MUTE GROUP Selects the mute group (1–8) to which that channel belongs. RECALL SAFE / MUTE SAFE These enable/disable Recall Safe and Mute Safe for the chan- nel. PM5D Editor Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 27 Fader Adjusts the input level of the input channel. This is linked with the INPUT channel strip faders on the PM5D panel. The current value is shown in the numerical box immediately below. This button cue-monitors the signal of the input channel. This is linked with the INPUT channel strip [CUE] keys on the PM5D panel.
  • Page 28 If the PRE button is set to POST, you can select either POST ON or POST TO ST as the signal send loca- NOTE tion individually for each MIX bus ( ➥ p.33). ) is set to PM5D Editor Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 29 (➥ p.23). ❏ INSERT Except for the fact that the insert points that can be selected are different, this is the same as for the insert settings of an input channel (➥ p.24). PM5D Editor Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 30 If this button is on, the HIGH EQ will function as a low pass filter. The Q knob of the HIGH EQ will disappear, and the GAIN knob will act as the low pass filter on/off switch. ON (On/off) Switches the EQ on/off. LIBRARY Accesses the OUTPUT EQ page of the LIBRARY window. PM5D Editor Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 31 Selects the mute group (1–8) to which the MIX channel belongs. RECALL SAFE / MUTE SAFE These enable/disable Recall Safe and Mute Safe for the MIX channel. – between LOWER (1 LOW–4 HIGH) and UPPER (5 LOW–8 PM5D Editor Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 32 Fader Adjusts the output level of the MIX channel. This is linked with the MIX encoders on the PM5D panel (if the [MIX MASTER] key is on). The current value is shown in the numerical box immediately below. This button cue-monitors the signal of the MIX channel. This is linked with the MIX [CUE] keys in the MIX section of the PM5D panel.
  • Page 33 MIX [ON] key). CH to MIX POST POINT Selects either POST ON or POST TO ST as the position from which the signal is sent from all input channels to the currently selected MIX bus. PM5D Editor Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 34 This is the same as for the delay settings of an input channel (➥ p.26). ❏ DCA GROUP / MUTE GROUP / SAFE These are the same as the DCA Group / Mute Group / Safe settings of a MIX channel (➥ p.31). PM5D Editor Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 35 Fader This adjusts the output level of the MATRIX channel. This is linked with the MATRIX encoders in the MATRIX section of the PM5D panel. The current value is shown in the numerical box immediately below. This button cue-monitors the signal of the MATRIX channel. This is linked with the MATRIX [CUE] keys in the MATRIX section of the PM5D panel.
  • Page 36 Fader Adjusts the output level of the STEREO A/B channel. This is linked with the STEREO fader in the STEREO A/B channel strip of the PM5D panel. The current value is shown in the numerical box immediately below. This button cue-monitors the signal of the STEREO A/B channel. This is linked with the STEREO [CUE] key in the STEREO A/B channel strip of the PM5D panel.
  • Page 37 Selects the point from which the signal is sent from the STEREO A/B channel to the MATRIX bus. You can choose PRE FADER (immediately before the fader), POST FADER (immediately after the fader), or POST ON (immedi- ately after the STEREO [ON] key). PM5D Editor Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 38: Patch Editor Window

    Here you can select the output port that is assigned to the input of each output channel. Except for the fact that you can resize the window, the basic operation is the same as in the PM5D’s OUTPUT PATCH screen.
  • Page 39 Except for the fact that you can resize the win- dow, the basic operation is the same as in the PM5D’s INPUT INSERT PATCH screen.
  • Page 40 Here you can view and edit the input patch and output patch settings. Input patch, output patch, and channel name data that was written to a CSV file by the PM5D itself can also be loaded into this page. Conversely, the settings in this page can be written to a CSV file that can be loaded into the PM5D.
  • Page 41 IMPORT (Import a CSV file) Input patch, output patch, and channel name data from CSV files written by the PM5D can be loaded into the PATCH LIST page by clicking this button. When you click this button, a dialog box will appear as shown at right, allowing you to specify the folder containing the CSV files you want to...
  • Page 42: Surround Editor Window

    LINK PATTERN SELECT These buttons select link patterns 1–8. The currently selected pattern is shown graphically at the left. SURROUND MODE This indicates the currently selected surround mode. You can click this area to switch the mode. PM5D Editor Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 43: Panning Buttons

    You can click the surround bus name buttons at left to move the panning to the position of the corresponding surround bus. PAN POSITION The surround panning of the currently selected input channel is shown here as front/rear left/right coordinate values. PM5D Editor Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 44: Geq Window

    Input channel 1–48 insert in/out ST IN channel 1–4 (L/R) insert in/out MIX channel 1–24 insert in/out MATRIX channel 1–8 insert in/out STEREO A channel (L/R) insert in/out STEREO B channel (L/R) insert in/out MONITOR channel (L/R/C) insert in/out PM5D Editor Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 45 ±12 dB, ±6 dB (these are valid in both the boost and cut directions), or –24 dB (valid only in the cut direction). EQ FLAT This button resets all GEQ faders to the 0 dB position. PM5D Editor Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 46: Effect Editor Window

    You can also open multiple Effect Editor windows to simultaneously view the settings of different-num- NOTE bered internal effects. However, the PM5D itself will be linked only with parameter edits performed in the window you opened first. (Parameter edits performed in the PM5D’s own screen will be valid.) EFFECT No.
  • Page 47 Insert Out of ST IN channels 1–4 (L/R) Insert Out of MIX channels 1–24 Insert Out of MATRIX channels 1–8 STEREO A channel (L/R) insert out STEREO B channel (L/R) insert out MONITOR channel (L/R/C) insert out PM5D Editor Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 48 Input channel 1–48 insert in ST IN channel 1–4 (L/R) insert in MIX channel 1–24 insert in MATRIX channel 1–8 insert in STEREO A channel (L/R) insert in STEREO B channel (L/R) insert in MONITOR channel (L/R/C) insert in PM5D Editor Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 49 If the MIDI CLK button is on, the TEMPO parameter value will synchronize to the MIDI timing clock being received from the MIDI port. PLAY/REC (Play/Record) buttons If “042 FREEZE” is selected as the effect type, you can use these buttons to record and play back the signal being input to the effect. PM5D Editor Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 50: Dca/mute Group Window

    Except for the fact that assignments for both input channels and output channels can be made in a single screen, and the fact that the screen can be resized vertically and horizontally, basic operation here is the same as in the PM5D’s DCA GROUP ASSIGN screen.
  • Page 51 Except for the fact that assignments for both input channels and output channels can be made in a single screen, and the fact that the screen can be resized vertically and horizontally, basic operation here is the same as in the PM5D’s MUTE GROUP ASSIGN screen.
  • Page 52 These buttons clear all input channels and output channels assigned to the corresponding mute group. When you click one of these buttons a window will appear, asking you to confirm the operation. To execute the Clear opera- tion, click the OK button. PM5D Editor Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 53: Scene Window

    SCENE MEMORY page Here you can edit the PM5D’s scene memories. You can also load scene library files from a memory card or from a drive of your computer, and edit them. In this case, you can re-save all scenes to a file after editing, recall just a desired scene, or copy a desired scene to the scene memory of the PM5D itself.
  • Page 54: Time Stamp

    • If you choose “NOP” from the popup menu, that two-digital hexadecimal value will be ignored. HINT • If you choose “END” from the popup menu, all subsequent hexadecimal values will be ignored. ). The list includes the following items. PM5D Editor Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 55 INTERNAL DATA This area shows the PM5D’s scene memory contents. The items displayed are the same as in the FILE list ( As desired, you can copy single or multiple scenes between the FILE list and the INTERNAL DATA list, and copy or move them to a different location within a list.
  • Page 56 Clears the scene(s) selected in the list. (The title of the cleared scene(s) will be reset to [ No Data! ].) UNDO Cancels the last-performed scene recall, store, copy, or move operation. PROTECT Turns on the Protect setting for the scene(s) selected in the list. key) and symbol will appear between the lines. PM5D Editor Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 57 EVENT LIST page In this page you can see how the scenes registered in the PM5D’s EVENT LIST screen will be switched according to the progression of time code or according to the elapsed time since the most recent Recall operation.
  • Page 58 Except for the fact that there is no PASTE button for copying and pasting parameter settings from the SELECTIVE RECALL screen, the display and operations within this page are the same as in the PM5D’s RECALL SAFE screen. FADE TIME page Here you can make settings for the Fade function that adjusts the time over which fader and pan will reach their new values when a scene is recalled.
  • Page 59: Channel Settings

    Here you can specify the Fade function on/off status, the fade time, and the offset time for each input channel, output channel, and DCA group. To edit the fade time or offset time value, click the numerical box and drag upward or downward. Fade on/off Fade time Offset time PM5D Editor Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 60: Library Window

    Library window Here you can edit the PM5D’s various libraries. You can also load library files that were saved on a drive of your com- puter, edit the order or title of library items, recall the desired library data, or copy desired library data to a library within the PM5D.
  • Page 61 INTERNAL DATA This area shows the PM5D’s library contents. The items displayed are the same as in the FILE list ( As desired, you can copy single or multiple items between the FILE list and the INTERNAL DATA list, and copy or move them to a different location within a list.
  • Page 62: Meter Window

    Meter window Here you can view the signal levels within the PM5D, or the amount of gain reduction produced by the internal compres- sors and gates. This lets you check signal presence, overload status, and compressor/gate operation from your computer.
  • Page 63: Keyboard Shortcuts

    Selects all memories in a section Action Ctrl+N Ctrl+O Ctrl+S Ctrl+Z Ctrl+Y Ctrl+W Ctrl+Alt+W Ctrl+1 Ctrl+2 Ctrl+Alt+2 Ctrl+3 Ctrl+4 Ctrl+5 Ctrl+6 Ctrl+7 Ctrl+8 Ctrl+9 Ctrl+0 Ctrl+Alt+1 Ctrl+Alt+3 Shift+click Ctrl+click Ctrl+A Windows Macintosh +Option+W +Option+2 +Option+1 +Option+3 shift+click +click PM5D Editor Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 64: Index

    DCA GROUP / MUTE GROUP / ...26 , 31 SAFE DELAY ...26 ...25 , 30 EQUALIZER ...21 GATE HA gain/phase/high-pass filter ...20 Input channel INSERT ...24 ...26 M/S DECODE ...34 MATRIX channel MIX channel ...29 ...33 MIX to MATRIX PM5D Editor Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 65 Sync window Synchronize ... 3 Tabs ... 4 ... 49 TEMPO TIME STAMP ... 54 ... 62 Timecode Counter window ... 55 ... 5 , 56 , 61 UNDO Yamaha Pro Audio Global Site ... 1 PM5D Editor Owner’s Manual...

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