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Sony DPS-V55M Operating Instructions Manual

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© 1998 by Sony Corporation


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  • Page 1 3-000-000-11(1) Multi-Effect Processor Operating Instructions Mode d’emploi Bedienungsanleitung DPS-V55M © 1998 by Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2 WARNING VARNING Explosionsfara vid felaktigt batteribyte. Använd samma batterityp eller en ekvivalent typ som rekommenderas av To prevent fire or shock apparattillverkaren. Kassera använt batteri hazard, do not expose the enligt fabrikantens instruktion. unit to rain or moisture. ADVARSEL! Lithiumbatteri – Explosionsfare ved WARNING fejlagtig handtering.Udskiftning må...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Welcome! Table of Contents Thank you for purchasing the Sony Multi- Getting Started Effect Processor. Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly and Main Features 4 retain it for future reference. How to Use This Manual 4 Functional Hierarchy 5...
  • Page 4: Getting Started

    Getting Started Main Features How to Use This Manual The DPS-V55 is a four channels multi–effect processor. These operating instructions describe setup and operating procedures for the DPS-V55 multi–effect processor. Four channel construction Before using this unit we do recommend taking a glance at the The DPS-V55 is outfitted with four inputs (and outputs) and can “Functional Hierarchy”...
  • Page 5: Functional Hierarchy

    Functional Hierarchy Program number PLAY EDIT Effect On/Off FxA On/Off FxB On/Off Fx A Parameter 1 Parameter n Fx B Parameter 1 Parameter n Master Level Master Level (0 ~ 100) FxTYPE Fx Type Effect A Type Number Structure Type Effect B Type Number Search Effect Type Number...
  • Page 6: Names And Functions Of Parts

    Getting Started Names and Functions of Parts Front panel 13 14 10 MIC IN jack 1 U (Power switch) Use to connect a microphone with either an XLR or Press this switch to turn the power on and off. Turning phone type connector.
  • Page 7 Names and Functions of Parts Rear panel 1 LCD CONTRAST knob 5 INPUT jacks (1~4) Use to adjust the contrast of the display on the front Standard input jacks for channels 1, 2, 3, and 4. panel. Connect to mixer, CD player, or keyboard (etc.). 2 MIDI OUT/THRU terminal Jacks are divided into two groups: For sending and/or relaying MIDI command signals...
  • Page 8: Understanding The Effect Types And Program Structures

    Getting Started Understanding Effect Algorithms and Program Structures Effect algorithms Program structures This unit contains three types of effect algorithms: 4ch, 2ch, Each program can contain up two effects (FxA and FxB) and Mono-Pair. depending on the type of effect selected. If a 2ch or Mono-Pair effects are selected, the program contains two effects (one, or both can be turned off if necessary).
  • Page 9: Hooking Up

    • If the connected components output large signals that cause distortion, adjust the INPUT LEVEL knobs on this unit to lower the input level, or lower the output level of the connected component. Example 1: Hooking up to instruments Example 1: Hooking up a mixer (Mono send, Stereo return) Keyboard DPS-V55M Electric Guitar Guitar Pre-Amplifier Effect Send Effect Return...
  • Page 10: Basic Operations

    Basic Operations Level indicators Display Rotary encoder INPUT LEVEL (1~4) Choosing a Program Turn the rotary encoder to select a program (001~400). The program numbers (and corresponding names) The processor comes with 200 different preset programs appear in the display as you turn the jog dial. (numbers 001~200) as well as room for 200 user programs for storing the programs you create (numbers 201~400).
  • Page 11: Reading The Display

    Outputting Without Effects (BYPASS) Reading the Display The bypass function allows you to output the original signal During play mode the display provides various information without adding any effects. This function can also be set to about the selected program completely cut (mute) the sound output from the processor (see page 18 if you want to switch to muting).
  • Page 12: Choosing A Program By Effect Type

    Basic Operations Selecting Programs by Effect Block This function lets you search for programs based on the type of effects they contain. In addition to being a good way to explore different implementations of the same effect, it is also a quick way locate a specific program. FxTYPE Effect algorithms Display...
  • Page 13: Editing A Program

    Editing a Program Choosing the Effects Use the following operations to choose the effect(s) to be used in your program. You can choose up to two effect blocks (when using 2ch (10~36) or Mono-Pair (37~45) effects). When using a 4ch effect (01~09), you may choose only one effect. (See page 8 for details).
  • Page 14: Choosing A Structure

    Editing a Program Choosing the Structure Changing the Parameters This function lets you choose the structure of the effect Use the following procedures to: blocks. Note, this setting is only possible when you have • Turn an effect on or off, selected effects for both FxA and FxB.
  • Page 15: Using The Tap Function

    Using the TAP function This function lets you change the value for a certain parameter by tapping on the ENTER (TAP) button. The parameter which responds to the TAP function is different for each effect, and not all effect have compatible parameters.
  • Page 16: Saving Processed Effects

    Editing a Program Saving your Program New programs created by changing effect blocks, effect structures, and effect parameters can be stored in memory for later use. You can store up to 200 different user programs using program numbers 201~400. Display SAVE Rotary encoder EDIT PARAMETER...
  • Page 17: System Operations

    System Operations The system settings allow you customize this unit’s operating environment. You can specify how the unit will respond to MIDI commands and how the BYPASS and TAP functions will operate. Display SYSTEM EDIT PARAMETER EXIT The “MIDI Tabl” parameter lets you create a MIDI MIDI Settings program table that specifies which MIDI program change commands will activate which programs.
  • Page 18: Other Settings

    System Operations Setting the MIDI Program Table Other Settings 1 Use the rotary encoder to specify the MIDI program change number. The system set up parameters let you to select how the S y s t e m : M I D I T a b l BYPASS button and TAP function parameters will operate.
  • Page 19: Additional Information

    In order to preserve the user memory data, promptly request battery replacement service from the store of purchase or a nearby / Is one (or both) of the effects set to “Off”? Sony dealer. The input level indicator lights red. Note...
  • Page 20: Precautions

    User 200 locations (numbers 201~400) If you have any question or problem concerning your unit that is Power Source AC 120 V, 60 Hz not covered in this manual, please consult your nearest Sony AC 230 V, 50/60 Hz dealer. Power Consumption...
  • Page 22: Blank Chart (Inside Back Cover)

    Blank Chart Program Number: Program Name: Fx Type: FxA: FxB: Fx Structure: Parallel(/) / Serial (m) Master Level: Parameter Name Value Parameter Name Value Comments: Program Number: Program Name: Fx Type: FxA: FxB: Fx Structure: Parallel(/) / Serial (m) Master Level: Parameter Name Value Parameter Name...
  • Page 23 Sony Multi Effect Processor DPS-V55M MIDI Implementation Chart Mar 01, 1998 Version: 1.0 Function... Transmitted Recognized Remarks Basic Default 1–16 Memorized Channel Changed 1–16 Default OMNI ON/OFF Memorized Mode Messages Altered * * * * * * * * * * * * * *...