Midas VENICE Operator's Manual

Midas VENICE Operator's Manual

Mono input channel

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OPERATORS M A N U A L
Klark Teknik Group,
Klark Teknik Building,
Walter Nash Road,
Kidderm inster.
Worcestershire.
DY11 7HJ.
England.
Tel:+44 1562 741515
Fax:+44 1562 745371
Email:sales@ktgplc.com
W ebsite: m idasconsoles.com
(359 941)

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  • Page 1 OPERATORS M A N U A L Klark Teknik Group, Klark Teknik Building, Walter Nash Road, Kidderm inster. Worcestershire. DY11 7HJ. England. Tel:+44 1562 741515 Fax:+44 1562 745371 Email:sales@ktgplc.com W ebsite: m idasconsoles.com (359 941)
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage” within the product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.
  • Page 3 VENICE CONNECTORS VENICE 160 VENICE 240 VENICE 320 Tape IN / OUT Input / Output XLR Pin 1: Ground Pin 2: Hot Pin 3: Cold Lamp out Pin 1: Chassis Pin 2: n.c. Pin 3: Ground Pin 4: +12V External Power Supply...
  • Page 4: Power Connection

    ADDITIONAL EXTERNAL POWER SUPPLY FOR VENICE 240/320 The power supply should be located as far from the console as the connecting cable will allow. It should be set for the appropriate line voltage and plugged into the mains outlet using the supplied cable.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Mono Input Channel Page 6 Stereo Input Channel Page 10 Groups Page 15 Effects Page 16 Monitor Page 17 AUXes Page 18 Master A/B Tape In Page 19 Talkback / Phones & Speak Page 20 Display / Lamp / Phones Page 21 Block Diagram s Page 62...
  • Page 6: Mono Input Channel

    M IDAS VENICE M O N O INPUT CHANNEL...
  • Page 7 The Venice Mono Channel is The +48V led monitors if phan- equipped with an XLR input, t o m p o w e r i s a s s i g n e d . T h e which can be used for M ic or...
  • Page 8 The FX controls give continuous adjustment of the post fader level sent from the input channel to the FX busses. The level adjustment is from + 10dB to off with 0dB at the centre position of the rota- ry control. The MON controls give conti- nuous adjustment of the pre- fa- der and pre- equaliser signal sent...
  • Page 9 The SOLO switch sends the in- put channel signal to the PFL / mono-and AFL / stereo busses. If the sw itch is engaged, the mon1/2 meters are automatically used for solo metering. The SIGNAL (-16dBu) / PEAK (+16dBu) display monitors the peak signal level of the pre fader input channel.
  • Page 10: Stereo Input Channel

    M IDAS VENICE STEREO INPUT CHANNEL...
  • Page 11 The Venice stereo input chan- The +48V switch for each chan- nel is equipped with an XLR nel is positioned at the rear panel input which can be used for M ic of the console. It connects +48 V o r L i n e l e v e l s i g n a l s u p t o phantom power to the XLR input +22dBu.
  • Page 12: Groups

    The FX controls give continuous adjustment of the level sent from the input channel to the FX bus- ses. The level adjustment is from + 10dB to off with 0dB at the centre position of the rotary con- trol. The FX controls are connec- t e d p o s t - f a d e r a n d s e n d t h e mixed left/right signal to the FX busses.
  • Page 13 The SOLO switch sends the input channel signal to the PFL/ mono and AFL/ stereo busses. If the switch is engaged, the mon1/2 meters are automatically used for The SIGNAL (-16dBu) / PEAK solo metering. (+16dBu) display monitors the peak signal level of the pre fader input channel.
  • Page 14 M IDAS VENICE M A STER SECTION...
  • Page 15 The PAN controls the group pla- cement within the master stereo- mix and has a constant power law i. e. -3dB at the centre posi- tion and 0dB or off at either ex- treme setting. The MAS switch connects the T h e S O L O s w i t c h s e n d s t h e post fader group signals to the group signal to the PFL / mono...
  • Page 16 The FX SEND control gives con- tinuous adjustm e n t of the FX send output level from +10dB to off with 0dB at the centre positi- on of the rotary control. The M O N controls give conti- nuous adjustment of the pre- fa- der signal sent from the FX- return channel to the MON bus- ses.
  • Page 17 T h e M U T E s w itch mutes the monitor send output signal. The SOLO switch routes the m o- nitor send signal to the PFL/ mono and AFL/ stereo busses. If the switch is engaged, the mon 1 / 2 m e t e r s a r e a u t o matically used for solo metering.
  • Page 18 T h e g l o b a l A U X P R E / P O S T switch configures the aux bus either in pre- fader (mon) or post-fader (fx) operation. The The MUTE switch mutes the aux LEDs next to the switch provide send output signal.
  • Page 19 The TAPE inputs provide a feed The MAS switch connects the from an unbalanced phono sour- TAPE IN signal to the master ce to the stereo master busses or L/R busses right after the master to phones and speakers outputs. mute switch.
  • Page 20 The talkback LEVEL control gi- ves continuous adjustment of the talkback signal from +50dB to off. The talkback input accepts a The non-latching M O N switch maximum input level of +8dBu. connects the talkback mic to mon1 and mon2 busses. The non-latching AUX switch connects the talkback m ic to aux1 and aux2 pre-busses.
  • Page 21 The input for a TALKBACK Mi- crophone is provided via a 3pin- female XLR connector. The +48V Phantom power is permanently connected which is suitable for condenser m icrophones. A convenient connection for two The 1/4 inch jack sockets 12V desk lamps is provided via the provide stereo outputs for 4pin-female XLR connectors.
  • Page 22: Block Diagram S

    B L O C K D I A G R A M S Mono Channel Stereo Channel...
  • Page 23 FX-send, FX-return Aux, Groups and Talkback...
  • Page 24 Master, Monitor, Tape and Solo...
  • Page 25: Specifications

    MIDAS VENICE SERIES PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATIONS Features and Specifications Venice 160 Venice 240 Venice 320 Inputs (total) Mono-Inputs (M ic/Line) with Inserts Stereo-Line/Mono-Mic-Input Channels Stereo-Effect-Returns (Line) Stereo-Tape-Return (Line) 1 left/right Busses Subgroups Aux Pre-Fader (Monitor) Aux Post-Fader (Effects) Aux switchable Pre/Post-Fader...
  • Page 26 Venice Technical Specifications Input Impedance M ic 2k Balanced Line 20k Balanced Input Gain M ic Continuously variable from 0dB to + 60dB Line Mono Channel Continuously variable from - 20dB to + 40dB Line Stereo Channel Continuously variable from...
  • Page 27 Equaliser Mono Channel Hi Pass Slope 12dB / Oct Hi Pass Frequency 80Hz Treble Gain Continuously variable + 15 dB to - 15 dB Centre detent = 0dB Treble Frequency Hi Mid Gain Continuously variable + 15 dB to - 15 dB Centre detent = 0dB Hi Mid Frequency Continuously variable...
  • Page 28: Dimensions

    DIMENSIONS Venice 160...
  • Page 29: Rack Mounting

    Modification for Venice 160 Rack Mounting The Venice 160 comes with additonal rack mounting brackets. For modification you need a Torx screwdriver type T20 (fig.1) and Phillips screwdrivers type Ph1 (fig. 2) and type Ph2 (fig.3). To modify the fig. 1 fig.

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