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Behringer ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 User Manual

Ultra high-precision digital 24-bit/96 khz loudspeaker management system
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ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496
Ultra High-Precision Digital 24-Bit/96 kHz
Loudspeaker Management System

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  • Page 1 User Manual ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 Ultra High-Precision Digital 24-Bit/96 kHz Loudspeaker Management System...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    8. Block Diagram ............32 9. Menu Structure ............33 Thank you Thank you very much for expressing your confidence in BEHRINGER products by purchasing the ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496—our high-quality digital loudspeaker management system designed specifically for both live and studio applications.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 User Manual 9. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized TO BIND MUSIC GROUP BY ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED Important Safety or grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has two blades UNDERTAKING OR REPRESENTATION. THIS MANUAL Instructions with one wider than the other.
  • Page 4: Control Elements

    Alternatively, you can use our online registration option these buttons to call up the IN A/B/C menus (see chapter 4.3). available on the world wide web (behringer.com). You will find the serial number on the rear of your mixing console.
  • Page 5: Rear Panel

    ULTRADRIVE PRO (9) The data wheel allows you to edit the selected parameters. units from a PC. Free editor software can be downloaded at behringer.com. (10) With the OK and CANCEL buttons you can either confirm or cancel any (21) When you have daisy-chained several ULTRADRIVE PRO via the LINK settings made.
  • Page 6: Quick Start

    ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 User Manual 3. Quick Start Press the MUTE button to enter the MUTE menu. Here you can mute the inputs and outputs of the DCX2496. On this page you can mute or activate individual This chapter is for those who cannot wait to use their new DCX2496 in a practical channels by pressing the channel buttons (IN A/B/C and OUT 1-6), or all application.
  • Page 7 ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 User Manual Use the buttons to the left of the output LED displays (SETUP, MUTE etc.) to enter the various menus. Most of them include several pages, which you can select with the PAGE buttons. The PARAM button selects individual parameters from one page, the data wheel edits them.
  • Page 8 ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 User Manual The following link options (output configurations) are available: MONO 123456 LINK-Activation 1. MONO (no stereo links) Configuration OUT Stereo Link not available activated by enabling SHORT Delay 1 ➟ 2 ➟ 3 ➟ 4 ➟ 5 ➟ 6 “OUT STEREO-LINK”...
  • Page 9 ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 User Manual When this function is On, the display provides a warning note that shows both In the AUTO-ALIGN sub-menu you can mute or open all outputs. Be sure that at the new link to be activated and the name of the inputs that will be overwritten least two outputs are open (UNMUTE OUTPUTS TO ALIGN), otherwise no delay (black field).
  • Page 10 ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 User Manual Press OK or CANCEL to subsequently copy further pages in the same way. To lock a parameter page you must activate the PAGE LOCK function (ON). The unit will prompt you to enter a password. Use the data wheel to enter a ◊...
  • Page 11 ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 User Manual On this SETUP page you can activate the GLOBAL LOCK function (ON), 2. LINK (RS-485) enter a password, then confirm with OK. Now, if you try to edit any parameter, the display will prompt you to enter your password. The process follows the same logic as the PAGE LOCK routine.
  • Page 12 ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 User Manual Please use this mode on the first unit when several ULTRADRIVE PROs are linked You can delay either the IN A, B or C signal to compensate for arrival time to each other via LINK A and B, and the first unit in the chain is connected to a differences—resulting from offset stereo signals or so-called “delay lines”...
  • Page 13 ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 User Manual 4.3.4 DYNAMIC EQ (FILTER) Settings As the DYNAMIC EQ is a highly complex module, its parameters are allocated to TYPE two pages—the FILTER and the DYNAMICS parameters pages. FREQ 1.00 kHz The DYNAMIC EQ influences a specific frequency range of the signal, depending +15 dB >...
  • Page 14 ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 User Manual The following SUM pages are 100% identical to the IN A/B/C pages 2/5 to Use the TYPE parameter in the top left corner of the display to define the type 5/5 (see chapters 4.3.2 to 4.3.5)! of curve at the lower (left) slope.
  • Page 15 ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 User Manual The POLARITY parameter determines whether the phase of an output signal MUTE settings of any type can be made exclusively on this page. As soon as an is INVERTED or not (NORMAL)—just as if you had inverted the polarity of your input/output has been muted, the bottom red LED above the corresponding speakers.
  • Page 16 ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 User Manual 4.8.1 INTERNAL/CARD Fig. 4.50: Store ➠ Delete/Format Fig. 4.46: Store ➠ Internal/Card Press OK to delete the preset. Locked presets cannot be deleted. In this menu, STORE TO selects the bank to which the preset is stored: INTERNAL or CARD.
  • Page 17: Audio Connections

    ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 User Manual 5. Audio Connections The BEHRINGER ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 has standard electronically balanced inputs and outputs. The circuit design has an automatic hum suppression with balanced signals and is able to operate, without problem, even at highest levels.
  • Page 18 ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 User Manual 6.1 Stereo tri-amp operation Left Stereo output Right In A In B XENYX X2222USB Mixing Console Out 1 High (3) High (6) EUROPOWER EP2000 Stereo power ampli er Mid (2) Mid (5) Low (1) Low (4)
  • Page 19 ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 User Manual 6.2 Stereo bi-amp operation plus mono subwoofer Right Stereo output Left In A In B XENYX X2222USB Mixing console Outputs: (6 is not used) High Left (2) Right (4) High Right (3) Left (1) EUROPOWER EP2000...
  • Page 20 ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 User Manual 6.3 3x bi-amp operation (LCR/Triple Bi-Amping) XENYX X2222USB Mixing console Left Center Right channel In A In B In C Outputs: 1 High High High EUROPOWER EP2000 Stereo power ampli er High (2) High (4)
  • Page 21 ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 User Manual 6.4 Stereo operation plus mono subwoofer Right Stereo output Left In A In B Outputs: 1 3 (4, 5 and 6 not used) XENYX X2222USB Mixing console High (1) EUROLIVE B1800X PRO B815NEO B815NEO Left active...
  • Page 22 ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 User Manual 6.5 Stereo operation plus 2 subwoofers Left Stereo output Right In A In B XENYX X2222USB Mixing console Out 1 (5 and 6 not used) EUROLIVE B1220 PRO Left passive Right passive loudspeaker loudspeaker High (2)
  • Page 23 ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 User Manual 6.6 Stereo bi-amp operation plus subwoofer and additional monitor Monitor output Right Left Stereo sub master In A In B In C Outputs: 1 2 XENYX X2222USB Mixing console High (2) High (4) Left Right...
  • Page 24 ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 User Manual 6.7 Mono 6-zone distribution mode XENYX X2222USB Mixing console Mono master output In A Outputs: 1 Identical full range mono output signals (High mid) (Sub) (Low (Mid) Mid) (Low) (High) EUROPOWER EP2000 Stereo power ampli er...
  • Page 25 ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 User Manual 6.8 Stereo 3-zone delay line Right Right Main Stereo master Stereo sub master ampli cation Left Left In A In A XENYX X2222USB Mixing console Outputs: 1 2 All loudspeakers: full range (Low) Delay line 1...
  • Page 26 ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 User Manual 6.9 3.0 Channel surround Left Stereo sub master Right Out 5/6 identic Mono surround channel In A In B In C In C Signal XENYX X2222USB Mixing console Outputs: 1 EUROPOWER EP2000 Stereo power ampli er...
  • Page 27 ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 User Manual 6.10 Stereo 4-way bridged system plus 2 monitors XENYX X2222USB Mixing console Stereo master left channel Mono out 4 Mono out 1 Mono out 3 Mono Stereo master out 2 right channel (Sub) RS-232 In A...
  • Page 28 ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 User Manual 6.11 5-way mono operation plus 1 additional mono signal XENYX X2222USB Mixing console Mono out 1 Mono out 2 Stereo master Stereo master left channel right channel RS-232 In A In B In A In B...
  • Page 29 ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 User Manual 6.12 5.1 Surround operation Surround processor/decoder Front Front Front Rear left sub- Front Rear center right bass right left In A In B In C In A In B In C Front left Front subbass...
  • Page 30: Specifications

    ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 User Manual 7. Specifications With two DCX2496 units you can even realize today’s most popular surround format: 5.1. In addition to the speaker cabinets and power amps (or active speakers as in the simplified illustration shown here), all you need is a surround decoder to play Analog Inputs (A, B, C) back pre-produced 5.1 material such as DVDs, or a mixing console with six outputs...
  • Page 31 SHIPPING WEIGHT approx. 4.2 kg BEHRINGER makes every effort to ensure the highest standard of quality. Necessary modifications are carried out without notice. Thus, the specifications and design of the device may differ from the information given in this manual.
  • Page 32: Block Diagram

    ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 User Manual 8. Block Diagram...
  • Page 33: Menu Structure

    ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 User Manual 9. Menu Structure...
  • Page 34 ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 User Manual FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION COMPLIANCE INFORMATION ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 MUSIC Group Services US Inc. Responsible Party Name: 18912 North Creek Parkway, Address: Suite 200 Bothell, WA 98011, Phone: +1 425 672 0816 Phone/Fax No.: Fax: +1 425 673 7647 ULTRADRIVE PRO DCX2496 complies with the FCC rules as mentioned in the following paragraph:...
  • Page 35 We Hear You...