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Table Of Contents; Getting Started; Features; Parameter Settings Of Exi8/Exo8 - Yamaha EXi8 Owner's Manual

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Contents
PRECAUTIONS .............................................. 4
Getting Started.............................................. 6
Features .......................................................... 6
Parameter settings of EXi8/EXo8.................... 6
Firmware Updates........................................... 6
Included items (please check)......................... 6
Controls and Connectors............................. 7
Front Panel...................................................... 7
Rear Panel ...................................................... 8
Setup.............................................................10
Precautions for rackmounting.........................10
Euroblock plug connection .............................10
Initializing the EXi8/EXo8............................... 11
Troubleshooting...........................................12
Alert list ........................................................13
Appendix ..................................................... 90
Specifications ................................................ 90
Characteristics ........................................... 91
Dimensions ................................................... 92
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EXi8/EXo8 Owner's Manual

Getting Started

Thank you for purchasing the Yamaha Input
Expander EXi8/Output Expander EXo8. This man-
ual will help you take full advantage of the superior
functionality offered by the EXi8/EXo8. After you
have read the manual, keep it in a safe place for ref-
erence when needed.

Features

Support for the newly-developed "YDIF" digital
audio transmission format
"YDIF" is a digital audio transmission format that uses an
Ethernet cable to send and receive up to 16 channels of audio
and word clock. Up to eight YDIF devices (maximum of seven
for the EXi8 and/or EXo8) can be connected to expand the
number of input/output channels available for one system.
Enormous installation flexibility with compact 1U
chassis
The EXi8 is an input expansion unit and the EXo8 is an output
expansion unit. The expansion unit can be installed to locations
where only either input or output is required.

Parameter settings of EXi8/EXo8

To make the EXi8/EXo8 parameter settings, use the system's
dedicated application software (MTX Editor: available for Win-
dows OS only). The dedicated application software makes it
easy to design a system and make (or adjust) its settings, result-
ing in the creation of an overall system design. The dedicated
application software and manuals can be downloaded from the
following web site.
http://www.yamahaproaudio.com/global/en/
NOTE
In order to view the downloaded manuals, Adobe Reader must
be installed in your computer. If you don't have Adobe Reader,
please access the Adobe Corporation's website at the following
URL, and download Adobe Reader (free of charge).
http://www.adobe.com/

Firmware Updates

To update the firmware of the unit, you must use the system's
dedicated application software. For details on firmware updates,
refer to the following web site.
http://www.yamahaproaudio.com/global/en/downloads/

Included items (please check)

• EXi8/EXo8 Owner's Manual (this document)
• Power cable
• Euroblock plugs (3-pin, with tab, 5.08mm pitch) (8)
• Cable ties (8)

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