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Connections; Data Communication Method - Yamaha PM1D Operating Manual

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Connect the console/engine to your PC as shown in the following diagram. You can make connections in one of two
ways: serial connection or USB connection.
rear panel
1. Serial connection
Serial cable
D-sub 9-pin (male male)
cross cable
2. USB connection
USB cable

Data communication method

Use the following procedure to initiate communication.
1. Connect your PC to the console or engine, using
either a serial connection or a USB connection.
When using USB connection, you must first install
the USB driver. If you have not yet installed the USB
driver, do so as described in "USB driver installation"
( p.17).
2. Power-on the connected console/engine.
3. Start up PM1D Manager, and click the OPTION
button located in the lower left of the Function
menu screen or the OPTION menu in the menu
4. In the Communication Port field, select the port
that you will be using, and click the OK button.
5. If the system includes a console, click the PERMIT
button in the PC CONNECTION area of the con-
sole's SYSTEM CONNECTION screen. This will
PC serial port
USB port
• When using USB connections, you must exit
PM1D Manager before you power-on/off the
console/engine or connect/disconnect cables. If
you perform these actions before exiting, com-
munication may become impossible until you
restart your PC.
• USB connection is not guaranteed to be faster
than serial connection. Depending on your sys-
tem, serial connection may provide faster and
more stable communication. If you were able to
use serial connection with previous versions, we
recommend that you continue using serial con-
allow a PC connection with the connected console/
For details, refer to "CS1D Reference Manual (Soft-
ware)" contained in the CS1D Owner's Manual SYS/
W.CLOCK function.
• If you are using Mirror mode, you can communi-
cate only with the selected engine A or B. The
PERMIT button for the unused engine cannot be
turned on from the PC CONNECTION screen.
• If you are using Dual Console mode, you can
communicate only with console 1. The console 2
PERMIT button will not appear in the PC CON-
NECTION screen.
Also, you cannot operate the various PERMIT
buttons from console 2.
• Only one PC can be connected to a system. It is
not possible to connect multiple PC's to a system.
The PERMIT button in the PC CONNECTION
screen can be turned on either (not both) for the
console or the engine that is being used
(ENGINE A or B).
If you are using cascade connection, master and
slave are handled separately, so this is considered
as two systems.


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