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American Audio DCD-PRO1000 User Manual And Reference Manual

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DCD-PRO1000
Featuring:
FLIPFLOP
Sampling
Sampling
User Guide
and Reference Manual
4295 Charter Street
Los Angeles Ca. 90058
www.americanaudio.us
Rev. 4/05

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  • Page 1 DCD-PRO1000 Featuring: FLIPFLOP Sampling Sampling User Guide and Reference Manual 4295 Charter Street Los Angeles Ca. 90058 www.americanaudio.us Rev. 4/05...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    USING FLASH START...24 JOG WHEEL SENSITIVITY(BOP EFFECT)...24 CHANGING TIME DISPLAY...25 SYSTEM MEMORY...26 PITCH ADJUSTMENTS PITCH SLIDER...27 PITCH BENDING...28 BUILT-IN EFFECTS SCRATCH/SKID...30 FILTER/PHASE...30 ECHO/FLANGER/ROBOT...31 TRANS/PAN...31 CHANGING PARAMETERS...32 FLIP-FLOP™...33 WARRANTY...34 SPECIFICATIONS...35 American Audio © - www.americanaudio.us - DCD-PRO1000™ Instruction Manual Page 2 ®...
  • Page 3: Important Information

    GATEUR, UNE PRISE DE COURANT OU UNE AUTRE SORTIE DE COURANT, SAUF SI LES LAMES PEUVENT ETRE INSEREES A FOND SANS EN LAISSER AUCUNE PARTIE A DECOUVERT. - www.americanaudio.us - DCD-PRO1000™ Instruction Manual Page 3 ® CAUTION NOTE: television reception.
  • Page 4: Safety Precautions

    OVERLOADING — Do not overload wall outlets, extension cords, or integral convenience receptacles as this can result in a risk of fire or electric shock. - www.americanaudio.us - DCD-PRO1000™ Instruction Manual Page 4 ® The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is...
  • Page 5: Safety Instructions

    Dealer Address____________________________ _________________________________________ ________________________________________ Dealer Phone_____________________________ - www.americanaudio.us - DCD-PRO1000™ Instruction Manual Page 5 ® M E R I C A N U D I O M O D E L N O . : V E L O C I T Y...
  • Page 6: Unpacking

    Caution! There are no user serviceable parts inside this CD player. Do not attempt any repairs your- self, without being instructed to do so by an authorized American Audio service technician. Doing so will void your manufactures warranty. In the unlikely event your CD player may require service, please contact American Audio customer support.
  • Page 7: Features

    CD player, different songs or samples may quickly be recalled by moving the mixer crossfader back and forth. New cue points can be easily selected on the DCD-PRO1000™ player (see setting cue points page 19). “Q” Start control is easy to use and mastering this feature will help you create amazing effects with your music. Note: For proper “Q”...
  • Page 8: Set-up Installation

    CONTROL JACK CONNECTIONS: Use the supplied 1/8” mono mini plug cable to connect your DCD-PRO1000™ to a mini jack connection (A or B) on a compatible American Audio or American DJ “Fader Q Start” mixer. (This will enable the Fader “Q” Start function - See ®...
  • Page 9: Controller Unit

    Scratch or Skid effect. See built-in effects on page 31. 5. FILTER/PHASE BUTTON - This button is used to activate and deactivate either the Filter - www.americanaudio.us - DCD-PRO1000™ Instruction Manual Page 9 ® CONTROL ST UNIT 1...
  • Page 10 LCD (34). 19. TAP BUTTON - This button is used to override and manually set a tracks BPM. Occasionally the built-in BPM meter may not function as desired. - www.americanaudio.us - DCD-PRO1000™ Instruction Manual Page 10 ®...
  • Page 11 (BPM). When this function is not active the LCD will display the amount of - www.americanaudio.us - DCD-PRO1000™ Instruction Manual Page 11 ® This will allow you to match the beats...
  • Page 12 CD unit to the CONTROL out jack of a compatible American Audio mixer. This will enable the CD "Q-Start" function. This feature is only available on American Audio or American DJ - www.americanaudio.us - DCD-PRO1000™ Instruction Manual Page 12 ® or American DJ ® “Q” series mixers.
  • Page 13: Transport Unit

    Use these jacks to send standard audio to a mixer or receiver. The red colored jack represents the right channel output and white jack represents - www.americanaudio.us - DCD-PRO1000™ Instruction Manual Page 13 ® CONNECT T REMO...
  • Page 14 51. DRIVE 2 REMOTE JACK - Connect the sup- plied 8 pin din cable from this jack to the remote control's channel 2 remote connector. This will allow you to control the player functions with the remote unit. - www.americanaudio.us - DCD-PRO1000™ Instruction Manual Page 14 ®...
  • Page 15: Lcd Display

    The time When displayed in the meter will directly reflect the are indicated in the time indicator above TOTAL REMAIN (58), OR REMAIN (58). - www.americanaudio.us - DCD-PRO1000™ Instruction Manual Page 15 ® Figure 5...
  • Page 16: Basic Operations

    1. LOADING/EJECTING DISCS The DCD-PRO1000™ can only play 3 and 5 inch CDs. Odd shaped, and oval CDs are not compatible. When loading a CD into the transport tray, always hold the disc by it edge (see Figure 6). Load the disc label side up and place it in the disc tray.
  • Page 17: Starting Playback

    PLAY/PAUSE BUTTON (32) was pressed. 2) Press the CUE BUTTON (33) during playback. This will pause playback and return the track to the last set cue point. Figure 11 - www.americanaudio.us - DCD-PRO1000™ Instruction Manual Page 17 ® Figure 10...
  • Page 18: Frame Search

    You can scan in four different forward and four dif- ferent reverse speeds depending on how much you rotate the wheel. Figure 13 Figure 14 - www.americanaudio.us - DCD-PRO1000™ Instruction Manual Page 18 ® Figure 12...
  • Page 19: Setting And Storing Cue Points

    The blue L.E.D. on the the BANK BUTTON (29) will turn red and will remain lit indicating either a sample or cue point is stored in memory. The blue Memory L.E.D. will turn off. Figure 16 Figure 17 - www.americanaudio.us - DCD-PRO1000™ Instruction Manual Page 19 ®...
  • Page 20: Creating A Seamless Loop

    LCD LOOP INDICATORS LOOP (49) and RELOOP (50) INDICATORS will turn on in the LCD DISPLAY (34) indication a loop is active. Figure 20 - www.americanaudio.us - DCD-PRO1000™ Instruction Manual Page 20 ® Figure 19 - During a seamless loop, the...
  • Page 21 Stutter Effect: You can use your loop to create a stutter effect. When a loop is playing press the IN BUTTON (25) repeatedly to create this effect. Figure 22 Figure 23 - www.americanaudio.us - DCD-PRO1000™ Instruction Manual Page 21 ® - The RELOOP (23) function allows you to...
  • Page 22: Using The Built-in Sampler

    12. Using the Built In Sampler: Your DCD-PRO1000™ comes with an advanced built in sampler. You may store up to three samples on the three BANK BUTTONS (29) (Once again please note you may only store either a CUE POINT or a SAMPLE into a BANK BUTTON (29), not both).
  • Page 23 Turning the knob in a clockwise direction will increase the volume. Turning the wheel in a counter-clockwise direction will decrease the parameters value. Figure 28 - www.americanaudio.us - DCD-PRO1000™ Instruction Manual Page 23 ® Figure 27 SR 0 00 in the LCD DISPLAY (16).
  • Page 24: Using Flash Start

    SELECT L.E.D. (9) is glowing yellow, press and hold down the SCRATCH BUTTON (4) until it begins to flash amber repeatedly. This will activate touch sensitivity mode. Figure 31 Figure 32 - www.americanaudio.us - DCD-PRO1000™ Instruction Manual Page 24 ® Figure 30 touch JOG WHEEL (20)
  • Page 25: Changing Time Display

    & 67) as the current TRACKS remaining running time. TOTAL REMAIN (58) - This describes the time in the LCD (65, 66, & 67) as the disc total remaining running time. - www.americanaudio.us - DCD-PRO1000™ Instruction Manual Page 25 ® of which time func...
  • Page 26: System Memory

    © Figure 35 17. RECALL FLASH MEMORY: The DCD-PRO1000 can store all your user programmed cue points and effect parameters in to memory. These setting may be recalled at any time, even when a disc has been removed and reloaded at a later time. To recall the memory on a specific disk;...
  • Page 27: Pitch Adjustments

    To use the PITCH SLIDER slide the slider up and down. Down will increase the pitch and up will decrease the pitch. Figure 41 - www.americanaudio.us - DCD-PRO1000™ Instruction Manual Page 27 ® Figure 40 Be sure the pitch function has...
  • Page 28: Pitch Bending

    Holding down on the (+) PITCH BEND BUTTON (26) will provide a speed bump in the playback pitch. - www.americanaudio.us - DCD-PRO1000™ Instruction Manual Page 28 ® ll continue to the maximum...
  • Page 29 NOTE: To use the JOG WHEEL in a pitch bend function when the SCRATCH EFFECT (4) is activated you must use the outer ring of the jog wheel where the black rubber insulator is attached. - www.americanaudio.us - DCD-PRO1000™ Instruction Manual Page 29 ® ally return to ally...
  • Page 30: Built-in Effects

    BUILT-IN EFFECTS The DCD-PRO1000™ comes with nine built in effects. These effects can be used one at a time or you may choose to overlap the effects and use up to four at a time. The Built-in effects include Scratch, Skid, Filter, Phase, Flanger, Echo, Robot, Pan, and Trans.
  • Page 31: Echo/flanger/robot

    PAN EFFECT: Right. PT 0500 is the default setting which is center pan. The Pan Value ranges from 10ms to ten seconds. - www.americanaudio.us - DCD-PRO1000™ Instruction Manual Page 31 ® The flanger effect alters The ROBOT effect alters the output to...
  • Page 32: Changing Parameters

    HOLD BUTTON (6) as in figure 52. When the hold function becomes activated, the hold button will begin to glow blue. - www.americanaudio.us - DCD-PRO1000™ Instruction Manual Page 32 ® Use the HOLD BUTTON (6) to lock your...
  • Page 33: Flip-flop

    2) Turn the "Q" Start function on your mixer to "on", and set your American Audio® “Q” Deck™ mixers' crossfader to the center position. 3) Set both sections of the DCD-PRO1000™ to playback in single mode, SINGLE (55) should be indicated in the LCD (16).
  • Page 34: Warranty

    United States. If the entire instrument is sent, it must be shipped in its original package. No accessories should be shipped with the product. If any accessories are shipped with the product, American Audio® shall have no liability whatsoever for loss of or damage to any such accessories, nor for the safe return thereof.
  • Page 35: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS GENERAL Model: American Audio® DCD-PRO1000™ - Professional CD Player Type: Tray loading, digital compact disc audio player. Disc type: Standard size compact discs (5 in/12cm and 3in/8cm) Pitch Range: Within +/- 4%, +/- 8%, +/- 16%, +/- 100% Pitch Accuracy: 0.1%...
  • Page 36 ©American Audio® World Headquarters: 4295 Charter Street Los Angeles, CA 90058 USA Tel: 323-582-3322 Fax: 323-582-3311 Web: www.americanaudio.us E-mail: info@americanaudio.us...

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