When the acclaimed Yamaha DM2000 console appeared on the production scene, it proved that true 24-bit/96 kHz performance, DAW integration, and surround production facilities were what the industry had been waiting for. With the introduction of the 02R96 the same benefits became available to a broader range of engineers and facilities, including project studios for music production. Now the Yamaha DM1000, like the DM2000, is designed especially for commercial post-production, audio for video, and broadcast applications. But extraordinary versatility and configurability mean that the DM1000 is also ideal for a wide range of sound reinforcement applications. The DM1000 Digital Production Console distills the essence of the DM2000 into a remarkably compact console that delivers the same level of performance and key features. And with the supplied Studio Manager Application software, all mix data is interchangeable between the DM2000, DM1000 and 02R96. These consoles can be linked and cascaded interactively within a multi-room studio, or a tour engineer can do a basic console setup on his laptop computer anywhere, and then simply load the settings into the console at the venue. Like its predecessor, the DM1000 delivers mixing power and performance that's way ahead of anything else on the market, and it even incorporates newly introduced software features such as 6.1 Surround, User Assignable Layer, and Global Recall Safe. Never has so much mixing power and versatility been available in a compact, rack-mountable console. With the introduction of Version 2, the DM1000 evolves to an even higher level of refinement.
Precise 24-bit/96-kHz Audio and High-performance Head Amps
Advanced custom DSP-7 LSIs feature 32-bit internal processing (58-bit accumulator) at extremely high speed. Full functionality is provided when mixing all 48 channels at 96 kHz. All analog inputs and outputs - including the 16 microphone/line inputs - em...
Precise 24-bit/96-kHz Audio and High-performance Head Amps
Advanced custom DSP-7 LSIs feature 32-bit internal processing (58-bit accumulator) at extremely high speed. Full functionality is provided when mixing all 48 channels at 96 kHz. All analog inputs and outputs - including the 16 microphone/line inputs - employ precision 24-bit A/D and D/A converters for an outstanding 110-dB dynamic range. Top-performance head amplifiers provide precise, uncolored pre-amplification prior to A/D conversion, and optimum circuit configurations and parts for all stages of the design were determined through repeated listening tests by some of the best "ears" in the industry. The DM1000 proudly stands alongside the DM2000 and 02R96 as one of the best-sounding digital production consoles available.
48-input 20-bus Mix Capacity at 96 kHz
Although it is a compact rack-mount size console, the DM1000 offers generous mixing capacity with up to 48 simultaneous inputs. All 48 input channels include four-band parametric EQ, gating, compression/limiting, and up to 453 milliseconds of delay with variable feedback. What's more, all of this functionality is available at 96 kHz. The output section also offers plenty of versatility with 18 buses: 8 mix buses, 8 auxiliary buses, and a stereo bus. Mix buses 1 through 8 also function as surround buses, and a Bus to Stereo function allows sound-reinforcement type sub-mixing as well as easy downmixing of 6.1, 5.1, or 3-1 surround to stereo. The 8 auxiliary buses can be used as surround effect sends, and there's a "Fix" function that automatically sets the auxiliary buses to nominal (0 dB) level, so they can be used as additional mix buses.
Powerful Channel Functions with Flexible Control and Patching
All 48 input channels feature powerful mixing functions including gate and compressor dynamics processing, input attenuation, four-band parametric EQ with a choice of Type I and Type II algorithms, channel inserts, delay, surround and stereo panning, and phase. With the sole exception of gating the same functions are provided on the 8 mix buses, 8 auxiliary buses, and stereo bus. Easy-access dedicated controllers are provided for routing, surround panning, and EQ. Control data is graphically displayed via the LCD screen, and can be saved in "libraries" for easy recall whenever needed. All inputs, outputs, insert patch points, direct outputs, and effect sends and returns can be freely patched to configure the system as required via graphical on-screen "digital patching" displays: for example, you could patch one input to multiple channels, or assign the signal from one bus to multiple outputs. The encoders associated with each fader can be used to make input patch and direct out settings, and you can save your patch settings as library data for recall when needed.
Versatile Connectivity for a Wide Range of Applications
The DM1000 rear panel provides 16 microphone/line inputs with balanced XLR/TRS jacks that feature top-performance head amplifiers for outstanding audio quality. These inputs also offer individual phantom power switches. In addition to these inputs four XLR-type "omni" inputs can be freely assigned to serve as channel inserts or other functions. All analog inputs and outputs employ precision 24-bit, 96-kHz converters. The analog outputs can be patched to any of 12 "omni" XLR-type outputs. Auxiliary, mix bus, stereo bus, inserts, and monitor outputs can easily be patched and configured to create the idea system for your mixing requirements. AES/EBU format digital stereo input and output as well as coaxial digital stereo input and output provides plenty of digital connectivity. The I/O flexibility and compatibility provided by the DM1000 makes it ideal for music production as well as live sound applications.
Two I/O Expansion Slots for Easy Expansion in a Variety of Formats
Each of two Mini-YGDAI (Yamaha General Digital Audio Interface) expansion card slots support up to 16 additional channels of digital I/O in AES/EBU, ADAT or TASCAM format, as well as a range of other interface cards including double-speed 96 kHz (AES/EBU) digital I/O cards, 96-kHz compatible AD/DA cards, and a range of analog I/O cards. The DM1000 expansion slots also accept various Mini-YGDAI compatible cards available from third parties.
Four Advanced Multi-effect Processors Include Surround Effects
The DM1000's four internal effect processors deliver full functionality and performance even when the console is running at 96 kHz. New effect programs such as multi-band compression and surround-compatible 5.1 reverb and 5.1 modulation* augment the console's processing capabilities, and can be used in a send/return loop or as inserts effects. * Each surround processor may occupy up to four of the onboard effect processors.
Comprehensive Interface with Touch-sensitive 100-mm Motor Faders
16 faders provide access to the console's 48 input channels in three layers: 1 through 16, 17 through 32, and 33 through 48. Add the stereo master and you have a total of 17 top-quality 100-millimeter touch-sensitive motor faders. The bus and auxiliary faders are provided in another layer, and two "remote" layers are provided for external device control. A Fader Mode key additionally allows the auxiliary send levels to be assigned to the faders. The rotary encoder and switch associated with each fader can be switched to any of three modes via the Encoder Mode key. The encoders can be used for panning or auxiliary send, as well any other function you assign. You could assign input patching or direct out assignments to the encoders to allow fast, efficient setup in your specific work environment.
Scene Memory and Automix Functions for Efficient Workflow
The DM1000 features automix capability with 1/4-frame resolution, allowing full automation of parameters right down to the internal effects. Automix functions can be assigned to the User Defined Keys for easy access. Scene memories allow fade times and recall safe settings to be specified independently for each channel, while recall safe can even be specified at the function level. The supplied DM1000 Editor that runs on the Studio Manager application can be used to manage scene and automix data on your personal computer.
Versatile Pairing and Grouping Functions Enhance Mixing Efficiency
In addition to "horizontal pairing" of adjacent channels, the DM1000 allows "vertical pairing" of channels on different layers so that, for example, you can control up to 16 stereo sources from a single layer. Grouping functions include the familiar fader and mute grouping, as well as sophisticated EQ and dynamics grouping. The latter can be a great advantage when mixing surround sound.
DM1000 Editor Software Supplied
The DM1000 comes supplied with an advanced DM1000 Editor application for Windows or Mac computers. The DM1000 connects to your computer via the TO HOST interface (USB), creating a production environment that goes beyond simple parameter viewers. The Console Window, Selected Channel Module, Surround Editor, Patch Editor, Effect Editor, Timecode Counter Window, and Library Window can be accessed via the computer's expansive color display, and the main mixer functions can be edited offline. Memory management functions allow DM1000 data to be transferred to and from the computer where it can be managed and even shared via LAN or the Internet.
Sophisticated DAW or Digital Recorder Integration
In addition to its extensive stand-alone capabilities the DM1000 can integrate with your computer-based DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) or digital recorder to create an advanced digital production environment. The DM1000 can function as a physical controller for both recorder and mixer sections of your DAW. The standard library includes control compatibility with Digidesign Pro Tools® and Steinberg NUENDO® workstations, and the General DAW mode supports a range of other DAW systems. MIDI control tables can also be created to provide functionality with MIDI-compatible DAW systems.
An Ideal Platform for Surround Production
Surround panning was originally provided on the 02R and 03D, but the DM1000 goes much further with a comprehensive range of features for surround production. The Bus to Stereo function makes it easy to downmix 6.1 or 3-1 surround sources to stereo, and the 3-1 output can be connected via Dolby Surround or DTS stereo encoders back to a DM1000 slot input to allow real-time comparison between the encoded and pre-encoded sound. A panning joystick is provided in the Selected Channel control section to facilitate complex panning moves and trace specified panning patterns. Surround panning features 127 x 127 resolution, and divergence control is possible in 0 ~ 100 steps. Surround-compatible effects in up to 8-in/8-out configurations include 5.1 reverb, modulation, and dynamics.* EQ and dynamics grouping is another feature that can be a great advantage for surround production. * Each surround processor may occupy up to four of the onboard effect processors.
Enhanced Surround Monitoring Environment Includes Bass Management
The DM1000 monitor section provides facilities for muting individual buses (speakers), centralized level control of all monitor outputs, stem mix monitoring, and real-time comparison between the encoded and pre-encoded Dolby Surround or DTS stereo sound. Downmix processing allows 6.1 to 5.1, 6.1 to 3-1, 6.1 to stereo, 5.1 to 3-1, 5.1 to stereo, or 3-1 to stereo monitoring without affecting the signal sent to the recorder. A Speaker Control function allows fine control of the monitoring environment to match the program material you are mixing as well as your working environment. All of the top-line DM2000 console's surround features have been implemented in the DM1000, including bass management, attenuators for precise speaker level control, and delay for "virtual speaker repositioning".
A Powerful Performer in Live Sound Settings
In one compact unit the DM1000 packs a powerful array of features that are ideal for live sound applications. The User Assignable Layer function, for example, lets you assign the input faders as well as mix bus and auxiliary master faders to a layer for fast, easy access in live situations. There's also an HA Remote function that can be used to remotely control Yamaha head amplifiers such as the AD8HR. The fact that it provides an ample array of XLR input and output connectors is another reason that the DM1000 is an excellent choice for live sound mixing.
A Powerful Performer in Live Sound Settings
As a part of the Yamaha Digital Production Console lineup, the DM1000 delivers professional performance and refined functionality that are on a par with the DM2000 and 02R96. Some detailed features that pros will appreciate include a Mix Minus function for easy mix-minus setup in broadcast applications, gain-reduction display via the LCD screen, 6.1 surround support, global fade time, global recall safe, and much more.
Powerful New Functions for Applications from Production to Live Sound to Broadcast.
This significant upgrade places the DM1000 on the same performance level as DM2000V2 and 02R96V2. And like the DM2000V2 and 02R96V2, the DM1000V2 has now received THX® pm3™ certification. DM1000V2 offers an impressive range of additions and improvements including enhanced surround capabilities, DAW control for integrated production environments, refined automix performance, improved monitoring for broadcast applications, and virtual VCA functionality as well as AUX/SOLO link for live sound.
Seamless Add-on Effects Support(Version2)
The DM1000V2 provides full support for all five of Yamaha's Add-on Effects packages (each package is sold separately). The advanced effects and signal-processing capabilities provided by these packages are accessed and operated via the console's internal effect processors in the same way as the built-in effects. You can also use the DM1000V2 Editor application for effect control.
ESAMII Video Editor Support(Version2)
The main functionality of the 03D VEK video editing suite for the 03D digital mixing console is now included in the DM1000V2 system software. This provides support for major video editing devices that comply with the ESAMII protocol.
A Major Studio Manager Evolution(Version2)
The Studio Manager application has undergone a major evolution, and is now a host application that can support multiple editors (such as the DM2000 Editor and SPX2000 Editor) within its framework. This offers many advantages including total project recall, and future support is planned for recall from Steinberg's Nuendo®/Cubase™ via the Studio Connections. Online and offline editing of multiple DM1000V2 or 01V96V2 units is now smoother than ever. A variety of other enhancements include Add-on Effect support, multiple windows, and improved overall operability through shortcuts, keyboard operations, drag and drop, and using the console's User Defined Keys to remotely open and close windows.
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- Studio Manager V2 Host V2.3.5-2 for Mac OS X
- DM1000 Version 2 Owner's Manual [English / 8.2MB]
- DM1000 Version 2 V2.2 Supplementary Manual [English / 60KB]
- DM1000 VCM To customers who purchased a Yamaha DM1000 VCM [English / 158KB]
- CAD Data (DM1000) [English / 1.7MB]
- CAD Data (MB1000) [English / 15KB]
- MIDI Protocol for DM1000 [English / 705KB]
- MIDI Protocol for DM1000V2 [English / 467KB]
- Data Sheet (DM1000VCM) [English / 2.8MB]
- Overlay Sheets for DM1000
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