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Yamaha ACD1 Reference Manual

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  • Page 1 Reference Manual...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Checking the MAC address (“6. Network Setup” ➝ “MAC Address”) ..16 Rear Panel ............6 Port settings for an external controller (“6. Network Setup” ➝ “IP Ctrl Port #”) .... 17 Panel operations ........7 Initializing the ACD1 ........17 Basic operation ..........8 Scene (“1.
  • Page 3: Introduction

    PDF manuals and Amp Editor can be downloaded from the following URL. • In order to view the downloaded manuals, Adobe Reader must be installed in your computer. If you don’t have NOTE Adobe Reader, please access the Adobe Corporation’s website at the following URL, and download Adobe Reader (free of charge).
  • Page 4: Terms

    Scene links can be created and recalled using Amp Editor. ■ Device ID This is an ID for uniquely identifying an ACD1 unit within a network. If there are duplicate IDs within an area, it will be impossible to monitor/control them from Amp Editor. ■ Amp ID This is the ID of each amplifier connected to the ACD1.
  • Page 5: Controls And Connectors

    • The settings at the time you powered-off are remembered. When you turn on the power again, the unit will start up with NOTE the same settings. You can use the “Last Mem. Resume” setting to set up the unit so that at startup it will recall the scene number selected before you turned off the power to the device.
  • Page 6: Rear Panel

    Rear Panel y Ground screw The AC power cord is a 3-wire type. If the AC outlet used is earthed (grounded), this device will be properly earthed as well. Also, grounding the screw sometimes reduces hum and interference noise. u [AC IN] connector Connect to the AC mains using the supplied AC power cable.
  • Page 7: Panel Operations

    Panel operations By pressing buttons on the panel you can monitor or control various parameters of the ACD1 itself or of the con- nected amplifiers. The following parameters can be monitored/controlled. Category Sub category Operation performed 1. Scene Recall Recalls a scene on the specified amplifier.
  • Page 8: Basic Operation

    NO] button. Basic operation As an example, we’ll explain how to store the scene of an amplifier connected to the ACD1. The basic operation is the same for all parameters. From the HOME screen, press the [NEXT] button and then use the [▲INC/YES] / [▼DEC/NO] buttons to select the [Scene] cat-...
  • Page 9 • If the display indicates “Parameter Locked!”, Panel Operation is set to “View Only.” To temporarily defeat the panel lock, NOTE hold down both the [▲INC/YES] / [▼DEC/NO] buttons for at least three seconds. To disable the panel lock, first defeat it temporarily, and then turn the Panel Operation setting Normal (page 14).
  • Page 10: Scene ("1. Scene")

    • Scene names that can be displayed by the ACD1 are a maximum of 12 characters. If a scene name of 13 characters or longer is specified in Amp Editor, the ACD1 will not display the thirteenth and subsequent character.
  • Page 11: Controlling An Amplifier ("2. Amp Control")

    Standby/On Selects the status of the power supply. • If you select “ALL” as the [Amp ID], the power supply status may indicate “Some Standby.” This means that the power is NOTE On for some amplifiers, and Standby for others.
  • Page 12: Amplifier Output Monitor ("3. Output Monitor")

    Device ID 000–255 Selects the ACD1’s Device ID. • If you press and hold down this button for three seconds or longer while the HOME screen is displayed, the screen will NOTE appear. ■ View ACD1 name (“4. Device Setup” ➝ “Device Label”) Displays the name of the ACD1 assigned by Amp Editor.
  • Page 13: Identify ("4. Device Setup" ➝ "Identify")

    • As the battery runs down, the display will successively indicate “Low Battery,” “Critical Battery” (only when the power is turned on), or “No Battery.” In this case, immediately save the data to a computer or other external device, and then con- tact your Yamaha dealer listed at the end of the ACD1 owner’s manual to have the backup battery replaced.
  • Page 14: Lcd Backlight ("5. Utility" ➝ "Lcd Backlight")

    Disable Disabled. Scene recall can be executed from Amp Editor. • If you select “ALL” as the [Amp ID], the Scene Recall area may indicate “Some ON.” This means that scene recall is NOTE enabled for some amplifiers but disabled for other amplifiers.
  • Page 15: Enabling Scene Recall Operations Via Emg Commands ("5. Utility" ➝ "Emg Scene Setup")

    Recalls the specified scene. A scene will not be recalled even if an EMG signal is received. • If you select “ALL” as the [Amp ID], the EMG Scene Setup area may indicate “Some ON.” This means that EMG scene NOTE recall is enabled for some amplifiers but disabled for other amplifiers.
  • Page 16: Gpi In Calibration ("5. Utility" ➝ "Gpi Calibration")

    At the left of the “–>” symbol is shown the specified voltage (maximum/minimum value), and at the right is shown the current input voltage. When you confirm the set- ting, the current input voltage will be assigned as the maximum/minimum value.
  • Page 17: Port Settings For An External Controller ("6. Network Setup" ➝ "Ip Ctrl Port #")

    (other than the ACD1) that use the same port number. Initializing the ACD1 Here’s how to initialize the ACD1’s internal memory. • When you initialize the internal memory, the content that had been saved in memory (scenes for each amp, and ACD1 settings) will be lost. CAUTION Use caution when performing the following steps.
  • Page 18: Connector Wiring

    Connector wiring This section explains how to wire the [GPI] and [FAULT OUTPUT] connectors located on the ACD1’s rear panel. Euroblock plug connection Be sure to use the supplied Euroblock connector. If you lose the connector, contact your Yamaha dealer.
  • Page 19: Gpi Connector

    The ACD1 provides 4-port input and 4-port output. • The +V terminals have an output voltage of 5 V. A maximum total of 100 mA of current can be drawn. • The IN terminals detect voltage changes from 0 V to 5 V.
  • Page 20: Fault Output Connector

    (page 18) in this manual. • In Amp Editor’s [Device Setup] menu ➝ [Alert Setup], you can set Type to Fault so that a fault can be indicated by a con- NOTE nected lamp, etc. For details on making settings, refer to the “Amp Editor owner’s manual.”...
  • Page 21: Appendix

    0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Symbols ! " # $ % & ' ( ) * + , - . / : ; < = > ? @ [ \ ] ^ _ ` { (Space)
  • Page 22: Troubleshooting

    The POWER switch is not turned on Turn the POWER switch on. If you want the LCD backlight to stay lit, turn the “5. Utility” ➝ The backlight setting is “Auto OFF” “LCD Backlight” setting “ON.” Can’t synchronize with A cable is disconnected or broken Check whether a cable might be disconnected or broken.
  • Page 23: Control I/O

    XP7000, XP5000, XP3500, XP2500, XP1000, XM4180, XM4080, XH200 Guaranteed cable length: 50m *2 Supported models T5n, T4n, T3n, PC9501N, PC6501N, PC4801N, PC3301N, PC2001N, PC9500N, PC4800N, PC3300N *3 Inputs: 4channels, Outputs: 4channels Outputs: Withstanding Voltage Vmax = 12V (Open) Outputs: Sink Current Imax = 75mA/pin (Closed)
  • Page 24: Dimensions

    * 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 spec- ifications, equipment or options may not be the same in every locale, please check with your Yamaha dealer.
  • Page 25 U.R.G., Pro Audio Division © 2009 Yamaha Corporation 004-PO-D0...

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