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Model DMA 8
Digital Media Adapter™
Installation Manual
Issue 1
Part Number 91802
Model DMA™8 Installation Manual
Dolby Laboratories, Inc.
Corporate Headquarters
Dolby Laboratories, Inc.
100 Potrero Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94103-4813
Telephone 415-558-0200
Fax 415-863-1373
www.dolby.com/
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Dolby Laboratories, Inc.
Wootton Bassett
Wiltshire, SN4 8QJ, England
Telephone (44) 1793-842100
Fax (44) 1793-842101
Dolby and the double-D symbol are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. Digital Media Adapter, DMA, and Surround EX are
trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. All other trademarks remain the property of their respective owners.
 2002 Dolby Laboratories, Inc., all rights reserved.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction
Regulatory Notices
Chapter 2 Installation
2.1
Unpacking..............................................................................................2-1
2.2
Equipment Required .............................................................................2-1
2.3
Mounting—Proper Grounding..............................................................2-2
2.4
Fuse Information ...................................................................................2-2
Check Main Fuse ......................................................................................2-2
Internal Fuse .............................................................................................2-3
Mains Power Wiring.................................................................................2-3
2.5
Digital Audio Sources ...........................................................................2-4
Professional Interface Standards for Digital Audio..................................2-4
Consumer Interface Standards for Digital Audio .....................................2-5
Multiple Sources—Conversion Between Interface Standards .................2-5
2.6
Connections ..........................................................................................2-6
2.6.1 Digital Media Automation Connector ......................................................2-6
2.6.2 RS-232 Serial Control Port.......................................................................2-7
2.6.3 Serial Data In/Out—Auto Dolby Digital Surround EX Control ..............2-7
2.7
Wiring Diagrams
Wiring to CP500...................................................................................................2-8
Wiring to CP65/DA20 ..........................................................................................2-9
Wiring to CP55/DA20 ........................................................................................2-10
Wiring to CP45/DA20 ........................................................................................2-11
Wiring to CP200/DA20 ......................................................................................2-12
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Chapter 3 Setup
3.1
Setup Software ......................................................................................3-1
3.2
Running Setup.......................................................................................3-2
3.2.1 Main Screen..............................................................................................3-2
3.2.2 Change Settings ........................................................................................3-3
3.2.3 Change Settings/Advanced Button...........................................................3-4
Miscellaneous Tab....................................................................................3-4
Channel Assignments Tab ........................................................................3-5
Program Selection Tab .............................................................................3-5
3.2.4 Change Settings/View Log.......................................................................3-6
3.2.5 Change Settings/Update Software ............................................................3-7
Chapter 4 Operation
4.1
Front-Panel Switches............................................................................4-1
4.2
Power .....................................................................................................4-1
4.3
Surround Delay .....................................................................................4-1
Chapter 5 Technical Reference
5.1
DMA8 Specifications.............................................................................5-1
5.2
DMA8 Repair..........................................................................................5-2
5.3
Serial Port Command Set .....................................................................5-2
5.4
Connectors ............................................................................................5-3
5.4.1 Rear-Panel Connector Descriptions and Types ........................................5-3
5.4.2 Digital Media Automation Connector ......................................................5-3
5.4.3 Analog Audio In/Out Connector ..............................................................5-4
5.4.4 4x AES In Connector................................................................................5-5
5.4.5 Serial Ports (Front and Rear), RS-232 Connectors ..................................5-6
5.4.6 CP and DA Control Automation Connectors ...........................................5-6
5.4.7 Automation Connections—CP55 with Cat. No. 321................................5-7
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List of Figures
Figure 2-1 Use Star Washers ........................................................................................................2-2
Figure 2-2 Checking the Main Fuse .............................................................................................2-3
Figure 2-3 Rear-Panel View.........................................................................................................2-6
Figure 3-1 Open Device Screen ...................................................................................................3-2
Figure 3-2 Main Screen ................................................................................................................3-2
Figure 3-3 Settings Screen............................................................................................................3-3
Figure 3-4 Change Settings/Advanced—Miscellaneous Tab.......................................................3-4
Figure 3-5 Change Settings/Advanced—Channel Assignments Tab...........................................3-5
Figure 3-6 Change Settings/Advanced—Program Selection Tab ................................................3-5
Figure 3-7 Change Settings/View Log—Event Log ....................................................................3-6
Figure 3-8 Change Settings/View Log—Error Log .....................................................................3-6
Figure 3-9 Change Settings/Update Software ..............................................................................3-7
List of Tables
Table 2–1 Examples of Available Balanced ↔ Unbalanced Adapters........................................2-6
Table 5–1 Serial Port Command Strings ......................................................................................5-2
Table 5–2 Rear-Panel Connector Descriptions and Types...........................................................5-3
Table 5–3 Digital Media Connector Pinout..................................................................................5-3
Table 5–4 Analog Audio In/Out Connector Pinout......................................................................5-4
Table 5–5 4x AES In Connector Pinout .......................................................................................5-5
Table 5–6 Serial Ports Pinout .......................................................................................................5-6
Table 5–7 CP and DA Control Connectors Pinout.......................................................................5-6
Table 5–8 CP55 with Cat. No. 321 Installed................................................................................5-7
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Chapter 1
Introduction
Thank you for purchasing the Dolby® Model DMA™8 Digital Media Adapter™. This
new cinema audio tool, a direct result of Dolby’s mission to develop technologies that
improve sound recording and reproduction, allows you to stay at the forefront of
quality entertainment presentation now and into the future.
The DMA8 expands the use of a cinema beyond traditional film applications. It
equips any theatre for a wide variety of uses, providing capabilities far beyond that of
simply showing movies to the general public. The DMA8 enables theatres to provide
audio solutions to today’s alternative programming challenges, such as pay-per-view
events and digital broadcasting.
The unit provides a straightforward interface with existing Dolby cinema processors
CP650, CP500, CP65, CP55, CP45, and CP200. High-quality audio can be presented
from a wide variety of the audio sources:
• High-definition video server
• PCM
• DVD
• Dolby Digital (consumer, non-film-based)
• Broadcast
• Dolby E
The DMA8 is compatible with existing theatre automation. Its accommodation for
multiple formats and future upgrades make it an essential tool for an evolving digital
cinema market.
When the DMA8 is in Film mode, standard six-channel analog signals from any
source, such as a DA20, are routed through the DMA8 to the six-channel input of a
cinema sound processor. In Digital Media mode, the DMA8 decodes and routes
signals from a variety of non-film sources (PCM, DVD, broadcast, Dolby E, and with
an optional Cat. No. 767 card, SDI) to the existing cinema sound processor. The
DMA8 software enables the user to select programs for applications that contain
multiple audio formats.
Like all Dolby cinema sound products, the DMA8 is fully supported by hundreds of
factory-trained technicians worldwide, on-call emergency assistance, and the most
experienced distributor network in the industry.
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Regulatory Notices
FCC
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device,
pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection
against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment. This
equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in
accordance with this instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful interference in which case
the user will be required to correct the interference at his or her own expense.
Canada
This Class A digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
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WARNING: Troubleshooting must be performed by a trained technician. Do not
attempt to service this equipment unless you are qualified to do so.
Check that the correct fuses have been installed. To reduce the risk of fire, replace
only with fuses of the same type and rating.
Exposed portions of the power supply assembly are electrically “hot”. To reduce the risk of
electrical shock, the power cord MUST be disconnected when the power supply assembly is
removed.
The ground terminal of the power plug is connected
directly to the chassis of the unit. For continued protection
against electric shock, a correctly wired and grounded
(earthed) three-pin power outlet must be used. Do not use
a ground-lifting adapter and never cut the ground pin on
the three-prong plug.
UK
The power cord, Dolby Part No. 92021, supplied for use in Europe is not suitable for use in the
UK. To use the cord in the UK, cut off the CEE7/7 plug and replace with an approved
BS 1363 13A plug:
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•
•
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The core that is coloured green and yellow must be connected to the terminal in
the plug identified by the letter E, or by the earth symbol
, or coloured green,
or green and yellow.
The core that is coloured blue must be connected to the terminal that is marked
with the letter N or coloured black.
The core that is coloured brown must be connected to the terminal that is marked
with the letter L or coloured red.
This apparatus must be earthed.
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EU
This equipment complies with the EMC requirements of EN55103-1 and EN55103-2 when operated in an E2
environment in accordance with this manual.
IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE
This unit complies with the safety standard EN60065. The unit shall not be exposed to dripping or splashing and no objects filled with liquids,
such as coffee cups, shall be placed on the equipment. To ensure safe operation and to guard against potential shock hazard or risk of fire, the
following must be observed:
o Ensure that your mains supply is in the correct range for the input power requirement of the unit.
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o Ensure fuses fitted are the correct rating and type as marked on the unit.
o The unit must be earthed by connecting to a correctly wired and earthed power outlet.
o The power cord supplied with this unit must be wired as follows:
Live—Brown
Neutral—Blue
Earth—Green/Yellow
IMPORTANT – NOTE DE SECURITE
Ce materiel est conforme à la norme EN60065. Ne pas exposer cet appareil aux éclaboussures ou aux gouttes de liquide. Ne pas poser d'objets
remplis de liquide, tels que des tasses de café, sur l'appareil. Pour vous assurer d'un fonctionnement sans danger et de prévenir
tout choc électrique ou tout risque d'incendie, veillez à observer les recommandations suivantes.
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o Le selecteur de tension doit être placé sur la valeur correspondante à votre alimentation réseau.
o Les fusibles doivent correspondre à la valeur indiquée sur le materiel.
o Le materiel doit être correctement relié à la terre.
o Le cordon secteur livré avec le materiel doit être cablé de la manière suivante:
Phase—Brun
Neutre—Bleu
Terre—Vert/Jaune
WICHTIGER SICHERHEITSHINWEIS
Dieses Gerät entspricht der Sicherheitsnorm EN60065. Das Gerät darf nicht mit Flüssigkeiten (Spritzwasser usw.) in Berührung kommen; stellen
Sie keine Gefäße, z.B. Kaffeetassen, auf das Gerät. Für das sichere Funktionieren des Gerätes und zur Unfallverhütung (elektrischer Schlag,
Feuer) sind die folgenden Regeln unbedingt einzuhalten:
o Der Spannungswähler muß auf Ihre Netzspannung eingestellt sein.
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o Die Sicherungen müssen in Typ und Stromwert mit den Angaben auf dem Gerät übereinstimmen.
o Die Erdung des Gerätes muß über eine geerdete Steckdose gewährleistet sein.
o Das mitgelieferte Netzkabel muß wie folgt verdrahtet werden:
Phase—braun
Nulleiter—blau
Erde—grün/gelb
NORME DI SICUREZZA – IMPORTANTE
Questa apparecchiatura è stata costruita in accordo alle norme di sicurezza EN60065. Il prodotto non deve essere sottoposto a schizzi, spruzzi e
gocciolamenti, e nessun tipo di oggetto riempito con liquidi, come ad esempio tazze di caffè, deve essere appoggiato sul dispositivo. Per una
perfetta sicurezza ed al fine di evitare eventuali rischi di scossa êlettrica o d'incendio vanno osservate le seguenti misure di sicurezza:
o Assicurarsi che il selettore di cambio tensione sia posizionato sul valore corretto.
o Assicurarsi che la portata ed il tipo di fusibili siano quelli prescritti dalla casa costruttrice.
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o L'apparecchiatura deve avere un collegamento di messa a terra ben eseguito; anche la connessione rete deve
avere un collegamento a terra.
o Il cavo di alimentazione a corredo dell'apparecchiatura deve essere collegato come segue:
Filo tensione—Marrone
Neutro—Blu
Massa—Verde/Giallo
AVISO IMPORTANTE DE SEGURIDAD
Esta unidad cumple con la norma de seguridad EN60065. La unidad no debe ser expuesta a goteos o salpicaduras y no deben colocarse sobre el
equipo recipientes con liquidos, como tazas de cafe. Para asegurarse un funcionamiento seguro y prevenir cualquier posible peligro de descarga o
riesgo de incendio, se han de observar las siguientes precauciones:
o Asegúrese que el selector de tensión esté ajustado a la tensión correcta para su alimentación.
E
o Asegúrese que los fusibles colocados son del tipo y valor correctos, tal como se marca en la unidad.
o La unidad debe ser puesta a tierra, conectándola a un conector de red correctamente cableado y puesto a tierra.
o El cable de red suministrado con esta unidad, debe ser cableado como sigue:
Vivo—Marrón
Neutro—Azul
Tierra—Verde/Amarillo
VIKTIGA SÄKERHETSÅTGÄRDER!
Denna enhet uppfyller säkerhetsstandard EN60065. Enheten får ej utsättas för yttre åverkan samt föremål innehållande vätska, såsom
kaffemuggar, får ej placeras på utrustningen." För att garantera säkerheten och gardera mot eventuell elchock eller brandrisk, måste följande
observeras:
o Kontrollera att spänningsväljaren är inställd på korrekt nätspänning.
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o Konrollera att säkringarna är av rätt typ och för rätt strömstyrka så som anvisningarna på enheten föreskriver.
o Enheten måste vara jordad genom anslutning till ett korrekt kopplat och jordat el-uttag.
o El-sladden som medföljer denna enhet måste kopplas enligt foljande:
Fas—Brun
Neutral—Blå
Jord—Grön/Gul
BELANGRIJK VEILIGHEIDS-VOORSCHRIFT:
Deze unit voldoet aan de EN60065 veiligheids-standaards. Dit apparaat mag niet worden blootgesteld aan vocht. Vanwege het risico dat er
druppels in het apparaat vallen, dient u er geen vloeistoffen in bekers op te plaatsen. Voor een veilig gebruik en om het gevaar van electrische
schokken en het risico van brand te vermijden, dienen de volgende regels in acht te worden genomen:
o Controleer of de spanningscaroussel op het juiste Voltage staat.
NL
o Gebruik alleen zekeringen van de aangegeven typen en waarden.
o Aansluiting van de unit alleen aan een geaarde wandcontactdoos.
o De netkabel die met de unit wordt geleverd, moet als volgt worden aangesloten:
Fase—Bruin
Nul—Blauw
Aarde—Groen/Geel
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Chapter 2
Installation
2.1
Unpacking
Before unpacking the DMA™8, inspect the outer carton for shipping damage. If the
carton shows damage, inspect the unit in those areas.
Carefully remove the unit from its carton, remove the plastic wrapping, and place on
a flat surface. Look for the following items, which are packed with the DMA8:
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2.2
PC setup software
Power cord
Spare fuse
Equipment Required
A PC running Windows® 98 or later is required for proper installation of the DMA8:
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Installation
Mounting—Proper Grounding
Various types of noise may be present in and around the projection booth without
audible signs of anything being wrong. Proper mounting and wiring of booth
equipment helps ensure trouble-free performance.
We recommend that star washers be installed on all rack-mounting screws to ensure
good ground contact. This helps prevent electrical noise problems.
Figure 2-1 Use Star Washers
The DMA8 must be mounted in the same rack as the cinema processor to avoid
potential problems with ground loops, radiated interference, and so on.
WARNING: Follow all local codes and regulations covering electrical wiring.
2.4
Fuse Information
WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, replace fuses only with the same type
and rating.
The DMA8 uses a universal switching power supply that handles the full range of
nominal mains voltages between 100 and 240 VAC, and any frequency between
50 and 60 Hz.
Check Main Fuse
The main fuse rating is:
T 1A L (time-lag, 1 amp, 250 V, 20 mm, low breaking capacity) for all operating
voltages.
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WARNING: Before the following steps are performed, ensure that power to the
unit is disconnected.
1. Use a small flat-blade screwdriver to open the fuse compartment door in the AC
power input housing (Figure 2-2). Carefully pull out the fuse carrier.
2. Check that the fuse has the correct rating. The fuse carrier must be inserted into
the compartment with the orientation shown in Figure 2-2. Do not force the
carrier into the compartment or both could be damaged.
3. Snap the fuse compartment door closed.
Fuse carrier
Installed fuse
Open the door
Figure 2-2 Checking the Main Fuse
Internal Fuse
The switching power supply contains a separate fuse. Most fault conditions should be
protected by the main fuse.
If you find it necessary to replace the internal fuse, be certain to replace it with a fuse
of the same type and rating as printed on the switching power supply board.
Mains Power Wiring
In some countries the primary mains cable may not have a connector fitted. These
non-terminated leads must be properly wired to an approved mains connector in
accordance with the following international code:
Brown wire: Live or hot
Blue wire:
Neutral
Green wire: Mains ground
WARNING: If you are uncertain about the wiring of your mains outlet then do
not use it. Consult a qualified electrician.
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2.5
Installation
Digital Audio Sources
The DMA8 accepts a wide range of digital audio sources including:
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High-definition video server, player, or receiver
Professional digital video tape recorder (VTR)
Digital satellite or cable television receiver
DVD player
Terrestrial digital television broadcast
CD player
A range of digital audio formats are also accepted by the DMA8 including:
•
•
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Dolby® Digital (consumer, non-film-based)
Dolby E
PCM (digital stereo audio)
All of these sources and formats use one of the following three methods to package
the digital data into a physical connection.
Professional Interface Standards for Digital Audio
There are two professional interface formats used for digital audio: AES/EBU and
AES3. These formats stream the same digital data and professional audio header
information over copper conductor links, but use different types of conductors and
connectors.
AES/EBU uses a balanced connection (two conductors plus shield) with a
characteristic input impedance of 110Ω, nominal peak-to-peak signal level of 5 V,
and most commonly, XLR connectors. AES3 uses an unbalanced connection (one
signal conductor plus shield) with a characteristic input impedance of 75Ω, peak-topeak signal level of 1 V, and BNC (“push and twist”) connectors.
Professional digital audio equipment usually uses the AES/EBU format because
balanced operation yields superior noise immunity, as it does with analog audio
signals, and because XLR connectors have been standard on analog professional
audio equipment.
Professional video equipment usually uses the AES3 variation of this interface, with
BNC connectors. Like the use of XLR connectors on pro audio equipment, the
adoption of BNC connectors for the audio on professional video equipment stems
from their existing use for the video signal. Also, the unbalanced AES3 signal can
connect to more than one piece of equipment with the loop-through connectors that
are available on some devices. Lastly, it is robust for long cable runs.
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Consumer Interface Standards for Digital Audio
The consumer interface standard for digital audio is S/PDIF (IEC61937). S/PDIF is
found using either coaxial unbalanced connections (one signal conductor plus shield)
with a characteristic input impedance of 75Ω with RCA (phono) connectors, or a
fiber-optic cable with Toslink® connectors. The unbalanced coaxial connection has a
peak-to-peak signal level of 0.5 V. Although S/PDIF-specific cables with suitable
connectors can be purchased, good results can also be obtained using high-quality
75Ω video cable with the appropriate connectors and/or adapters.
Cable Issues
Even in digital audio, noise-free signals are still very important. The cable used for
digital signals is specifically designed for digital audio use even though it appears to
be the same as that used for analog audio or video signals. Any professional audio
equipment or broadcast supply company can provide 110Ω cable with connectors (or
without, if you wish to terminate them yourself) for AES/EBU connections and highquality 75Ω video cables with BNC connectors for AES3 connections. Use of cables
or connectors with incorrect impedance or those not designed for digital transmission
compromises the integrity of the bitstream and may create an unreliable link between
pieces of equipment, particularly with long cable runs.
Multiple Sources—Conversion Between Interface Standards
Although some details of the bitstreams used in the AES and S/PDIF standards differ,
the audio information is exactly the same. As a consequence, most audio equipment
accepts either standard with no need to convert the bitstream itself; this is the case
with the DMA8. However, if you intend to connect sources across different types of
digital audio inputs, do not attempt to convert a digital interface type by, for example,
directly wiring an XLR connector to a BNC or RCA plug. This causes an impedance
mismatch and signal reflections, resulting in degradation of the digital waveform. It
may seem to work, but the results are unreliable and dropouts occur.
For conversion between the AES3 and S/PDIF formats you can use high-quality RCA
(phono plug)-to-BNC adapters, since the cable and impedance are the same (75Ω).
For conversion between the AES/EBU and AES3 or AES/EBU and S/PDIF formats,
a simple and economical method is to use inline transformers. These devices perform
the necessary impedance and balanced/unbalanced conversion. The following table
shows some examples of suitable adapters. The unbalanced connector in these
examples is a BNC. BNC-to-RCA adapters can be added to connect to consumer
S/PDIF connections. The units listed use passive circuitry.
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Table 2–1 Examples of Available Balanced ↔ Unbalanced Adapters
Adapter Type
XLR female 110Ω in
to BNC Female 75Ω out
BNC Female 75Ω in
to male XLR 110Ω out
Neutrik
Canare
NA-BF
BCJ-XJ-TRA
NA-BM
BCJ-XP-TRA
Higher-priced units incorporating active circuitry are also available. These offer
additional features like multiple inputs, inputs for Toslink digital connections, and
multiple outputs.
2.6
Connections
Refer to the connection diagrams in Section 2.7 for installation wiring to your cinema
processor. The diagrams are located at the end of this chapter. Use the appropriate
page for your cinema processor model. Pinout information on each connector is listed
in Section 5.4
To provide proper operation in locations where there is a large RF or other
interference field, ensure that the cable types, lengths, and pin assignments are strictly
adhered to. Shields must connect only to the chassis and should not be paralleled with
the “–” side of inputs or outputs.
Figure 2-3 Rear-Panel View
2.6.1
Digital Media Automation Connector
The DMA8 provides a ground-switching interface for connecting to a theatre
automation system. The automation system can switch between film sound (passthrough) and a digital media source. The connector can be wired to automation
systems to switch the DMA8 in and out of Digital Media mode. This function is a
duplication of the front-panel Digital Media and Film buttons.
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Installation
RS-232 Serial Control Port
The rear-panel RS-232 connector can be used for serial control of the DMA8 using
ASCII character strings for remote switching and testing. See Section 5.3 for a listing
of the available serial commands. An expanded command set will become available
in future software releases.
2.6.3
Serial Data In/Out—Auto Dolby Digital Surround EX Control
The Serial Data In connector accepts the film sound data bitstream from a
Dolby DA20. The Serial Data To SA10 connector outputs the bitstream to a
Dolby SA10 equipped with an Cat. No. 814A Surround EX™ auto-switching board.
Note: SA10s equipped with the original Cat. No. 814 (non-A) board do not need
wiring to this connector. Automatic switching of Surround EX does not
function.
If you have an SA10 equipped with a Cat. No. 814A board, disconnect the existing
serial data cable from the DA20 rear panel and connect it to the DMA8’s Serial Data
To SA10 connector. Add a jumper cable to connect the DA20 Serial Data output to
the DMA8’s Serial Data In connector.
When in Film mode, the film sound data bitstream passes directly from the DA20 to
the SA10, allowing the DA20 to control the Surround EX switching function in the
SA10.
When in Digital Media mode, the DMA8 controls the automatic Surround EX
function of the SA10 by inserting (or not inserting) the Surround EX data flags in the
bitstream to the SA10.
2.7
Wiring Diagrams
This section contains connection diagrams for various cinema processors. Choose the
appropriate diagram based on your installed equipment.
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Notes:
READER 1
ANALOG ACC. / MAG.
DIGITAL ACC.
READER 2
OPTICAL 1
R+
R–
MIC. INPUT
2. Use earthed (grounded) conduit wherever
possible. Avoid routing signal wiring near electric
motors, rectifiers, power wiring, dimmer wiring or
other sources of electrical noise.
L–
L+
RTA
PA
PA
N/C
OPTICAL 2
MUX PWR
MUX GND
MUX DATA
CAUTION
To reduce the risk of fire
replace only with same
type and rating
250V time-lag fuse.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
FUSE T 2A
5mm x 20mm
100 - 240 Vac 50 - 60 Hz 120 W
MODEL CP500
15-24V AC/DC IN
DATA
REMOTE
VREF
RTN
N/C
FADER
NONSYNC 1
R
L
6 CHANNEL INPUT
(External Digital Processor)
NONSYNC 2
R
L
HF
AUTOMATION
SERIAL DATA
L
BYPASS PWR / REMOTES
MOTOR START
Rs
SW
HI
Ms
L
X-OVER OUT
C
R
Ls
BASS
Rs
5 6 7 8
1 2
From
Automation
Ls
R
Dolby Part Number
83442
See Note 5.
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4. All shields must be connected to the CHASSIS
of the CP500 or DMA8 rather than to circuit
(audio) ground. This achieves the RF interference
immunity required by European EMC standards.
For D-connectors, a metal housing must be used
and the shields must be connected to the housing.
5. Shielded audio cable (Dolby Part No. 83442) is
included in the CDMA/500 cable set shipped to all
countries.
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5
3. For two conductor with shield wiring, use
Belden 8451 2-conductor shielded cable or
equivalent: tinned copper, twisted pair, 22 AWG
stranded tinned copper drain wire, aluminumpolyester shield, 100 percent shield coverage,
conductor to conductor (111pF per meter).
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1. Follow all local electrical and building codes.
(Accessory I/O Only)
6
2-8
Digital Media
Push Button
or
Relay Contacts
1
5
DMA8
DIGITAL MEDIA AUTOMATION
AUDIO OUT TO CP
SERIAL DATA
TO SA10
TO CP CONTROL
SERIAL REMOTE
CONTROL (RS-232)
SDI
LOOP
OUT
ANALOG AUDIO IN
SERIAL DATA IN
TO DA CONTROL
4xAES IN (8-DIGITAL CH.)
S/PDIF
IN
10BASE-T
ETHERNET
1xAES
S/PDIF
CAUTION
To reduce the
risk of fire
replace only with
same type and
rating 250V
time-lag fuse.
FUSE T 1A L
WARNING:
FB797A02.CDR
Dolby and the double-D symbol are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
Digital Media Adapter and DMA are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
COAX
5 mm x 20 mm
OPTICAL
~ 50 - 60 Hz 25 W
100 - 240 Vac
{
AES-3 Source:
Dolby Digital ( AC3) server
Dolby E server
DVD player
DMA8 TO CP500
INSTALLATION WIRING
Installation
4xAES-3 source
8 channel PCM
from server
Risk of electric shock. Do not open. No user serviceable parts inside.
Refer all service to qualified personnel. This equipment must be earthed/grounded.
MODEL DA20
Notes:
WARNING
To reduce the risk of fire
or electric shock do not
expose this equipment to
rain or moisture.
Audio In J7
from CP
1. Follow all local electrical and building codes.
Dolby Part Number
83442 2-Places
See Note 6.
No user serviceable parts
inside. Refer all service
to qualified personnel.
2. Use earthed (grounded) conduit wherever
possible. Avoid routing signal wiring near electric
motors, rectifiers, power wiring, dimmer wiring or
other sources of electrical noise.
CP Sense/
J6
Control
Dolby Part Number
83135 (Part of CDA/65)
See Note 5.
Motor
J9 Start
Serial J3
Data
Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation.
U.S. and worldwide patents pending.
3. For two conductor with shield wiring, use
Belden 8451 2-conductor shielded cable or
equivalent: tinned copper, twisted pair, 22 AWG
stranded tinned copper drain wire, aluminumpolyester shield, 100 percent shield coverage,
conductor to conductor (111pF per meter).
MODEL CP65
mag format
NO NR
NR
J24
TB2
automation inputs
non-sync in
S0 S1 S2 S3 S4 S5 S6 S7 C/
O
TB1 L R
4. All shields must be connected to the CHASSIS
of the DA20 or DMA8 rather than to circuit (audio)
ground. This achieves the RF interference
immunity required by European EMC standards.
For D-connectors, a metal housing must be used
and the shields must be connected to the housing.
pre-amp
Lt Rt
auto c/o
remote fader
M C/ O
C E B A D
U
T
E
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Wiring to CP65/DA20
DIGITAL FILM
SOUND PROCESSOR
Audio Out
J8
to CP
5. Re-attach existing cables (Dolby part No’s
83134 and 83135) to the DMA8 as shown.
(Cables are included in CDA/65 cable set).
2-9
To Power Amps
H/I
L C R
MAG
HEADER
#2
Format 42
From Digital
L C R Ls Rs SW
R S Le Re
Proj 1
From mpu
Ls Rs SW
L C
Proj 2
L
R
L
6. Shielded cables (Dolby Part No. 83442) are
included in the CDMA/A cable set.
TB7
TB4
TB3
R
Proj
2
Dolby Part Number
83134 (Part of CDA/65)
See Note 5.
Digital Media
Push Button
or
Relay Contacts
1
5
1
5
6
9
DMA8
DIGITAL MEDIA AUTOMATION
AUDIO OUT TO CP
SERIAL DATA
TO SA10
TO CP CONTROL
SERIAL REMOTE
CONTROL (RS-232)
SDI
LOOP
OUT
ANALOG AUDIO IN
SERIAL DATA IN
TO DA CONTROL
4xAES IN (8-DIGITAL CH.)
S/PDIF
IN
10BASE-T
ETHERNET
1xAES
S/PDIF
CAUTION
To reduce the
risk of fire
replace only with
same type and
rating 250V
time-lag fuse.
FUSE T 1A L
Dolby and the double-D symbol are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
Digital Media Adapter and DMA are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
FB797B01.CDR
4xAES-3 source
8 channel PCM
from server
COAX
5 mm x 20 mm
OPTICAL
~ 50 - 60 Hz 25 W
100 - 240 Vac
{
AES-3 Source:
Dolby Digital ( AC3) server
Dolby E server
DVD player
DMA8 TO CP65 / DA20
INSTALLATION WIRING
Installation
WARNING:
Risk of electric shock. Do not open. No user serviceable parts inside.
Refer all service to qualified personnel. This equipment must be earthed/grounded.
MODEL DA20
DIGITAL FILM
SOUND PROCESSOR
Notes:
WARNING
To reduce the risk of fire
or electric shock do not
expose this equipment to
rain or moisture.
Audio In J7
from CP
1. Follow all local electrical and building codes.
Dolby Part Number
83442 2-Places
See Note 6.
No user serviceable parts
inside. Refer all service
to qualified personnel.
CP Sense/
J6
Control
Dolby Part Number
83132 (Part of CDA/55)
See Note 5.
2. Use earthed (grounded) conduit wherever
possible. Avoid routing signal wiring near electric
motors, rectifiers, power wiring, dimmer wiring or
other sources of electrical noise.
To DMA8
AUDIO OUT TO CP
3. For two conductor with shield wiring, use
Belden 8451 2-conductor shielded cable or
equivalent: tinned copper, twisted pair, 22 AWG
stranded tinned copper drain wire, aluminumpolyester shield, 100 percent shield coverage,
conductor to conductor (111pF per meter).
Motor
J9 Start
Serial J3
Data
ID1
ID0
ID2
ID6
ID5
ID4
ID3
ID7
gnd
Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation.
U.S. and worldwide patents pending.
remote fader
indicator
CAT
242
28 FF
TB1
TB2
TB1
from mag
C R S
16
S9
L
auto c/o
C/O
R
CAT.NO.
64B
CAT.NO.
64B
CAT.NO.
241
T
gnd
non sync
aux
L
C R S
mute
bypass preamp
auto fader
C E B A D FI BC
CAT.NO.
64B
CAT.NO.
150
Lt Rt
CAT.NO.
85
CAT.NO.
222
CAT.NO.
240
spare
S8
SO
S1
4. All shields must be connected to the CHASSIS
of the DA20 or DMA8 rather than to circuit (audio)
ground. This achieves the RF interference
immunity required by European EMC standards.
For D-connectors, a metal housing must be used
and the shields must be connected to the housing.
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Wiring to CP55/DA20
Audio Out
J8
to CP
S2
S3
5. Re-attach existing cables (Dolby part No’s
83132 and 83133) to the DMA8 as shown.
(Cables are included in CDA/55 cable set).
S4
Voltage select
D
S5
S6
R
S7
1
TB2
1
2-10
J7
J8
A
bypass
A indicator
1 2
J14
J13
J12
J11
J10
J9
Proj 1
L
to power amps
L
C
S B/E
R
test
J16
J15
R
Proj 2
L
6. Shielded cables (Dolby Part No. 83442) are
included in the CDMA/A cable set.
R
TB4
TB3
J18
MODEL CP55
Dolby Part Number
83133 (Part of CDA/55)
See Note 5.
Digital Media
Push Button
or
Relay Contacts
1
5
1
5
6
9
DMA8
DIGITAL MEDIA AUTOMATION
AUDIO OUT TO CP
SERIAL DATA
TO SA10
TO CP CONTROL
SERIAL REMOTE
CONTROL (RS-232)
SDI
LOOP
OUT
ANALOG AUDIO IN
SERIAL DATA IN
TO DA CONTROL
4xAES IN (8-DIGITAL CH.)
S/PDIF
IN
10BASE-T
ETHERNET
1xAES
S/PDIF
CAUTION
To reduce the
risk of fire
replace only with
same type and
rating 250V
time-lag fuse.
FUSE T 1A L
Risk of electric shock. Do not open. No user serviceable parts inside.
Refer all service to qualified personnel. This equipment must be earthed/grounded.
Dolby and the double-D symbol are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
Digital Media Adapter and DMA are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
FB797D01.CDR
4xAES-3 source
8 channel PCM
from server
COAX
5 mm x 20 mm
OPTICAL
~ 50 - 60 Hz 25 W
100 - 240 Vac
{
AES-3 Source:
Dolby Digital ( AC3) server
Dolby E server
DVD player
DMA8 TO CP55 / DA20
INSTALLATION WIRING
Installation
WARNING:
MODEL DA20
DIGITAL FILM
SOUND PROCESSOR
Notes:
Dolby Part Number
83135 (Part of CDA/45)
See Note 5.
WARNING
To reduce the risk of fire
or electric shock do not
expose this equipment to
rain or moisture.
Dolby Part Number
83442 2-Places
See Note 6.
No user serviceable parts
inside. Refer all service
to qualified personnel.
Audio In J7
from CP
1. Follow all local electrical and building codes.
2. Use earthed (grounded) conduit wherever
possible. Avoid routing signal wiring near electric
motors, rectifiers, power wiring, dimmer wiring or
other sources of electrical noise.
CP Sense/
J6
Control
3. For two conductor with shield wiring, use
Belden 8451 2-conductor shielded cable or
equivalent: tinned copper, twisted pair, 22 AWG
stranded tinned copper drain wire, aluminumpolyester shield, 100 percent shield coverage,
conductor to conductor (111pF per meter).
Motor
J9 Start
Serial J3
Data
Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation.
U.S. and worldwide patents pending.
Cat.No.545A
(Part of CDA/45)
See Note 5
MODEL CP45
J9
BOOTH MONITOR OUTPUT
J10
TO AUTOMATION
RANGE
TO CPU P10
J11
LF
J1
HF
LF
HF
LF
LS
HF
RS
SW
J7
PROJECTOR 1
J4
J5
J6
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
J3
J2
CONTROL
LOGIC TO
DIGITAL
PROCESSOR
J12
BYPASS
LF
NORMAL
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
HF
FULL
RANGE
LEFT
LF
HF
LF
FULL
RANGE
CENTER
*
Ls
HF
Rs
SW
R
L
NON
SYNC 1
COM
P2
P1
4
L
C
R
COM
LS
RS
SW
COM
2 3
HEARING
IMPAIRED
R+
R–
1
NON-SYNC 2
AUXILIARY
L+
L–
J8
PROJECTOR 2
PROJECTOR
MIC CHANGEOVER
INPUTS
2-11
OUTPUTS
1 2
3 4 5
6 7
4. All shields must be connected to the CHASSIS
of the DA20 or DMA8 rather than to circuit (audio)
ground. This achieves the RF interference
immunity required by European EMC standards.
For D-connectors, a metal housing must be used
and the shields must be connected to the housing.
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Wiring to CP45/DA20
Audio Out
J8
to CP
5. Re-attach existing cables (Dolby part No’s
83306 and 83135) to the DMA8 as shown.
(Cables and Cat.No.545A are included in CDA/45
upgrade kit. All existing Cat.No.545 assemblies
must be upgraded to Cat.No.545A.)
6. Shielded cables (Dolby Part No. 83442) are
included in the CDMA/A cable set.
8
Dolby Part Number
83306 (Part of CDA/45)
See Note 5.
Digital Media
Push Button
or
Relay Contacts
1
5
1
5
6
9
DMA8
DIGITAL MEDIA AUTOMATION
AUDIO OUT TO CP
SERIAL DATA
TO SA10
TO CP CONTROL
SERIAL REMOTE
CONTROL (RS-232)
SDI
LOOP
OUT
ANALOG AUDIO IN
SERIAL DATA IN
TO DA CONTROL
4xAES IN (8-DIGITAL CH.)
S/PDIF
IN
10BASE-T
ETHERNET
1xAES
S/PDIF
CAUTION
To reduce the
risk of fire
replace only with
same type and
rating 250V
time-lag fuse.
FUSE T 1A L
Risk of electric shock. Do not open. No user serviceable parts inside.
Refer all service to qualified personnel. This equipment must be earthed/grounded.
Dolby and the double-D symbol are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
Digital Media Adapter and DMA are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
FB797C01.CDR
4xAES-3 source
8 channel PCM
from server
COAX
5 mm x 20 mm
OPTICAL
~ 50 - 60 Hz 25 W
100 - 240 Vac
{
AES-3 Source:
Dolby Digital ( AC3) server
Dolby E server
DVD player
DMA8 TO CP45 / DA20
INSTALLATION WIRING
Installation
WARNING:
JM2
MODEL DA20
DIGITAL FILM
SOUND PROCESSOR
Notes:
JM3
(12)
BS1
(1)
BS2
(1)
(1)
(12)
WARNING
JM4
To reduce the risk of fire
or electric shock do not
expose this equipment to
rain or moisture.
1. Follow all local electrical and building codes.
JM5
No user serviceable parts
inside. Refer all service
to qualified personnel.
Audio In J7
from CP
SK13
SP2
16
CAT.150
T
2. Use earthed (grounded) conduit wherever
possible. Avoid routing signal wiring near electric
motors, rectifiers, power wiring, dimmer wiring or
other sources of electrical noise.
CAT.160
23
RL2
RL3
CP Sense/
J6
Control
Motor
J9 Start
Serial J3
Data
3. For two conductor with shield wiring, use
Belden 8451 2-conductor shielded cable or
equivalent: tinned copper, twisted pair, 22 AWG
stranded tinned copper drain wire, aluminumpolyester shield, 100 percent shield coverage,
conductor to conductor (111pF per meter).
CP200 Processor Unit
1
Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation.
U.S. and worldwide patents pending.
A
1
1
A
B
JM10
Dolby Part Number
83136
Part of CDA/200.
JM8
JM9
(1)
JM11
Dolby Part Number
83442 2-Places
See Note 6.
4. All shields must be connected to the CHASSIS
of the DA20 or DMA8 rather than to circuit (audio)
ground. This achieves the RF interference
immunity required by European EMC standards.
For D-connectors, a metal housing must be used
and the shields must be connected to the housing.
JM21
JM24
JM22
Dolby Part Number
83137
See Note 5.
JM20
JM30
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Wiring to CP200/DA20
Audio Out
J8
to CP
JM25
JM23
5. Re-attach existing cables (Dolby part No’s
83137 and 83138) to the DMA8 as shown.
(Cables are included in CDA/200 cable set).
CP200 Control Unit
JM26
Dolby Part Number
83138
See Note 5.
BS24
BS23
(1)
CP200 PU
MUTE LED
AUTO MUTE
PROJ 3 CONTROL
PJ21
PROJ 2 CONTROL
EMERGENCY C/O
PJ22
PROJ 1
PJ23
PROJ 2
PJ24
PROJ 1 CONTROL
2-12
6. Shielded cables (Dolby Part No. 83442) are
included in the CDMA/A cable set.
(12)
(1)
BS22
(12)
Audio
Digital Media
Push Button
or
Relay Contacts
1
5
Control
DA20
1
5
9
6
DMA8
DMA8
DIGITAL MEDIA AUTOMATION
AUDIO OUT TO CP
SERIAL DATA
TO SA10
TO CP CONTROL
SERIAL REMOTE
CONTROL (RS-232)
ANALOG AUDIO IN
SERIAL DATA IN
TO DA CONTROL
4xAES IN (8-DIGITAL CH.)
CP200 CU
SDI
LOOP
OUT
S/PDIF
IN
10BASE-T
ETHERNET
1xAES
S/PDIF
CAUTION
To reduce the
risk of fire
replace only with
same type and
rating 250V
time-lag fuse.
FUSE T 1A L
Dolby and the double-D symbol are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
Digital Media Adapter and DMA are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
FB797E01.CDR
4xAES-3 source
8 channel PCM
from server
COAX
5 mm x 20 mm
OPTICAL
~ 50 - 60 Hz 25 W
100 - 240 Vac
SIGNAL FLOW DIAGRAM
{
AES-3 Source:
Dolby Digital ( AC3) server
Dolby E server
DVD player
DMA8 TO CP200 / DA20
INSTALLATION WIRING
Installation
WARNING:
Risk of electric shock. Do not open. No user serviceable parts inside.
Refer all service to qualified personnel. This equipment must be earthed/grounded.
Model DMA™8 Installation Manual
Chapter 3
Setup
3.1
Setup Software
Completing the DMA™8 installation requires the use of a computer running
Windows 98 or later, and the DMA8 setup software. Connect the computer via the
front-panel serial port. The software provides the ability to perform the following
functions:
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
Set the priority for automatic selection of the active digital media source
Set the cinema processor model number connected to the DMA8
Select which automation line is tied to the front-panel “Film” switch
Select which automation line is tied to the front-panel “Digital Media” switch
Set the surround delay
Enable and disable Dialogue Normalization
Set the global audio delay
Set discrete or Dolby® Pro-Logic® decoding
Set the eight-channel analog input to 5.1 channel downmixing
Select which audio group to disembed from an SDI stream
Select which program of SDI audio to listen to: Ch. 1&2, or Ch. 3&4
Additionally the software monitors specific operations of the DMA8 that can:
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
Notify user of decoding (PCM, Dolby Digital, or Dolby E)
Display what mode (Film or Digital Media) is selected
Display level meters for signal level monitoring
Display the frame rate of material encoded in Dolby E
Display what type of option card is installed, if any
Display status of Dolby Surround Pro Logic decoding for two-channel PCM
audio signals
Display dialogue normalization and channel mode metadata information
Display the firmware version number
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3.2
Setup
Running Setup
After installing the software, run it to establish the connection between your PC and
the DMA8. The Open Device screen appears:
For future use
For communicating with DMA8
For running the software without
connecting to the DMA8, or for entering
setup parameters and saving for later use
Figure 3-1 Open Device Screen
3.2.1
Main Screen
For initial DMA8 setup, bypass this screen by selecting Change Settings.
See Section 3.2.2.
Use a previously-saved
.dby setup parameters file.
Save a new .dby file.
Go to the initial software
startup screen (establish a
connection).
Figure 3-2 Main Screen
This screen is used to monitor all aspects of operation. Settings cannot be changed on this
screen. Also, the screen provides remote troubleshooting information via the Internet.
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3.2.2
Setup
Change Settings
See Section 3.2.3.
See Section 3.2.4.
See Section 3.2.5.
Figure 3-3 Settings Screen
Select the cinema processor model connected to the DMA8.
Digital Input
Select which digital inputs you wish to associate with the Digital Media front-panel
button. When Digital Media is selected via the front-panel button, or via the digital
media automation connections, the DMA8 automatically selects the active input by
priority based on the list of choices. If choices are not made on this screen, the DMA8
scans all inputs and locks on the first input it finds with a valid data stream.
CP (Cinema Processor) Automation Pin Assignments
If you are performing the setup with a Dolby CP500, confirm that the default formats
are assigned to the appropriate softkeys. Use the pull-down arrow for reassignment, if
necessary.
Digital Media Surround Delay
Set the surround delay based on the dimensions of the auditorium. Alternatively, the
slider can be used if you know the desired delay setting.
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3.2.3
Setup
Change Settings/Advanced Button
Miscellaneous Tab
Figure 3-4 Change Settings/Advanced—Miscellaneous Tab
Global Audio Delay:
Allows you to set a delay on the digital media audio to synchronize the audio with the
picture.
Mute on PCM
If enabled, the DMA8 mutes when PCM audio is detected.
PCM Input Ch. 1/2 Decode
Allows you to set the decoding method for the first AES pair in the input bitstream:
L/R discrete decoding, or Dolby Pro-Logic L, C, R, S, SW decoding.
Downmix Screen Channels
When enabled, five screen-channel mixes from digital media sources are downmixed
to three channels (L, C, R) for proper playback in cinemas with three screen channels.
Dialogue Normalization
When enabled, the overall playback level is set in relation to the center channel
information. Data embedded in the Dolby Digital bitstream sets this relationship.
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Setup
Channel Assignments Tab
Figure 3-5 Change Settings/Advanced—Channel Assignments Tab
Input media audio channels can be reassigned to alternative DMA8 outputs via this
screen.
Program Selection Tab
Figure 3-6 Change Settings/Advanced—Program Selection Tab
The audio group from a disembeded SDI bitstream can be selected for playback via
this screen.
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3.2.4
Setup
Change Settings/View Log
Event Log
Figure 3-7 Change Settings/View Log—Event Log
Each entry is time-stamped. Examples are shown.
Error Log
Figure 3-8 Change Settings/View Log—Error Log
Select Error Log to view a list of operational errors reported.
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3.2.5
Setup
Change Settings/Update Software
Figure 3-9 Change Settings/Update Software
1. Click Select File and browse to the desired file.
2. Click Start Update.
3. Review the warning message, then select Update if desired.
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Chapter 4
Operation
4.1
Front-Panel Switches
The two front-panel switches, Film and Digital Media, select a user-determined input
format based on the cinema processor settings, or a digital media input determined by
the setup software (PCM, Dolby® Digital, or Dolby E bitstreams).
4.2
Power
A mains power switch is located on the rear-panel power inlet module. It should
remain in the ON position, with power normally controlled from a centrally switched
facility location. The power-on mode is “Film.”
A five-second self-test runs on power-up. The output is muted during the self-test.
4.3
Surround Delay
When the audio comes from a digital media source, it is necessary to apply a delay to
the surround channels, based on the dimensions of the auditorium. The setup software
allows an adjustment of 0 to 150 ms in 1 ms steps. The default setting at the factory
is 0.
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Chapter 5
Technical Reference
5.1
DMA8 Specifications
Construction
2-U rack-mount chassis frame
Digital Signal Inputs
All inputs accommodate PCM audio at 48 and
44.1 kHz (16-, 20-, and 24-bit); Dolby Digital;
and Dolby E bitstreams at the following frame rates:
23.98 (24 pulldown), 24, 25, 29.97. 30 fps
AES: AES-3ID-1995/SMPTE 276M, unbalanced, via
75Ω BNC connector
4 × AES: AES/EBU 110Ω ±20%, transformer isolated,
balanced, via 25-pin D-connector, accommodates 8channel PCM audio
S/PDIF: Coaxial two-channel (IEC61937), 75Ω via
RCA connector
S/PDIF: Fiber optic two-channel via Toslink connector
SDI (with optional Cat. No. 767 card): Input and
output (active loop), via 75Ω BNC connectors
Analog Signal Input
To CP Control, To DA Control: (automation) for
controlling and indicating status, 25-pin male and
female D-connectors
Serial Data to SA10, Serial Data In: For SA10 control,
9-pin male and female D-connectors
Rear-panel Ethernet link (future use), RJ-45
Distortion
<0.005%, 4 × AES input-to-analog output
Dynamic Range
Typically 99 dB
Power Requirements
100–240 VAC, 50–60 Hz, 25 W
Unit designed to operate from a centrally switched power
source
Dimensions and Weight
88 × 483 × 362 mm (3.5 × 19 × 14.25 inches)
Net: 3.6 kg (8 lb)
Environmental Conditions
Eight-channel: For external digital processor; hard-wired
Operating: 0° to 40°C (32° to 104°F),
pass-through via relays, 25-pin female D-connector
Non-operating (storage): 0° to 85°C (32° to 185°F)
Analog Signal Output
Humidity: 20 to 80% relative, non-condensing
Eight-channel: L, R, C, Ls, Le, Rs, Re, SW,
Regulatory Notices
300 mV operating level, 25-pin male D-connector,
North America: This unit complies with the limits for a
unbalanced
Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC
Other Connections
rules, and Industry Canada ICES-003 specifications. It is
Front-panel connectors for external PC control, setup,
UL Listed for both US and Canada.
and software upgrades; RS-232, 9-pin female
Europe: This unit complies with the requirements of Low
D-connector
Voltage Directive 73/23/EEC and EMC Directive
Front-panel USB connector (future use)
89/336/EEC and carries the CE marking accordingly.
Rear-panel Serial Remote Control: RS-232, for external
Warranty
control, 9-pin female D-connector
One-year limited, parts and labor
Digital Media Automation: For server control of Digital
Media/Film mode, ground switching, 9-pin female
Specifications subject to change without notice.
D-connector
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5.2
Technical Reference
DMA8 Repair
There are no user-serviceable components inside the DMA™8. If you are experiencing
problems, please return the unit to your dealer or to Dolby Laboratories for repair.
5.3
Serial Port Command Set
A set of ASCII commands can be used to control the DMA8 via the RS-232 serial
port located on the rear panel of the unit. The front-panel serial port cannot be used
for this function. Future software releases will add commands to select various tests
and audio routing paths through the DMA8 for testing or control. Table 5-1 describes
ASCII commands currently available. The serial commands are sent at 115.2 kbps.
Table 5–1 Serial Port Command Strings
Command String
mfg_digmed
mfg_film
Input Selected
Digital Media Mode
Passthru
Notes
Same as pressing the Digital Media button
Same as pressing the Film button
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5.4
Connectors
5.4.1
Rear-Panel Connector Descriptions and Types
Table 5–2 Rear-Panel Connector Descriptions and Types
Panel Label
Description
Digital Media
Automation
Serial Data In
Serial Data to SA10
10BASE-T Ethernet
To DA Control
To CP Control
Analog Audio In
Audio Out to CP
S/PDIF Coax
S/PDIF Optical
4x AES In
1x AES
5.4.2
Remote theatre control input (momentary contact)
DB-9
DA10/20 interface for Auto Surround EX (input)
SA10 interface for Auto EX Surround EX (output)
Ethernet connector for remote monitoring
DA20 Automation port
Cinema processor Automation port
Eight-channel analog input for external digital processor
Eight-channel analog output: L, Le, C, Re, R, Ls, Rs, Sw
S/PDIF coax audio in
S/PDIF optical audio in
4 x AES/EBU input (eight-channel PCM audio)
Dolby E or Dolby Digital, AES3
AC power inlet module with filter
DB-9
DB-9
RJ-45
DB-25
DB-25
DB-25
DB-25
RCA
Toslink
DB-25
BNC
IEC
Digital Media Automation Connector
Table 5–3 Digital Media Connector Pinout
Pin
Function
1
Digital Media mode
2
Film mode
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Type
Specification
Pulse to ground (push-button,
relay contacts, etc.)
Pulse to ground (push-button,
relay contacts, etc.)
N/C
N/C
Ground
N/C
N/C
N/C
+5 VDC (current-limited)
Maximum current output=20 mA
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Technical Reference
Analog Audio In/Out Connector
Table 5–4 Analog Audio In/Out Connector Pinout
Analog Audio In
(From DA20)
Pin Number
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
Analog Audio Out
(To Cinema Proc.)
Pin Number
Signal Name
Signal ground
Right Surround input
Signal ground
Signal ground
Signal ground
Signal ground
Signal ground
Signal ground
Signal ground
Signal ground
Signal ground
Signal ground
Signal ground
Left input
Left Surround input
Right Extra input
Right input
Left Extra input
Signal ground
Center input
Mono Surround input
Signal ground
Signal ground
Subwoofer input
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
Signal Name
Signal ground
Right Surround output
Signal ground
Signal ground
Signal ground
Signal ground
Signal ground
Signal ground
Signal ground
Signal ground
Signal ground
Signal ground
Signal ground
Left output
Left Surround output
Right Extra output
Right output
Left Extra output
Signal ground
Center output
Mono Surround output
Signal ground
Signal ground
Subwoofer Output
Band-limited to 300 Hz in
Digital Media mode
25
Spare input
25
Spare output
Note:
The output connector has the same pinout as the Dolby DA20 audio output connector.
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Technical Reference
4x AES In Connector
D/A conversion is applied to the four data streams input on this connector. After
conversion, the eight analog channels are routed to the Audio Out to CP connector.
Table 5–5 4x AES In Connector Pinout
DB-25 Pin
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
Signal
GND
CH1/2–
CH3/4+
GND
CH5/6–
CH7/8+
GND
No connection
GND
No connection
No connection
GND
No connection
CH1/2+
GND
CH3/4–
CH5/6+
GND
CH7/8–
GND
No connection
No connection
GND
No connection
No connection
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Technical Reference
Serial Ports (Front and Rear), RS-232 Connectors
Table 5–6 Serial Ports Pinout
Pin No.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
5.4.6
Connection
No connection
Data Out
Data In
Tied to pin 6
Chassis GND
Tied to pin 4
Tied to pin 8
Tied to pin 7
CP and DA Control Automation Connectors
Table 5–7 CP and DA Control Connectors Pinout
Pin
No.
DMA8 CP Control and
DA Control
Connectors
1
2
(S0) Automation select
(S1) Automation select
3
(S2) Automation select
4
(S3) Automation select
5
(S4) Automation select
6
7
8
(S5) Automation select
(S6) Automation select
(S7) Automation select
(60) Non-sync 1
(61) Non-sync 2
(42) Magnetic
(60) Non-sync / std
(22) Magnetic
12
GND
GND
GND
CP500
Automation
CP65
Automation
(01) Mono
(04) Dolby
A-type
(05) Dolby SR
(01) Mono
(04) Dolby
A-type
(05) Dolby SR
(10) Dolby
Digital
(11) Six-channel
input
(60) Non-sync /
matrix
(10) Dolby Digital
CP55
Automation with
Cat. No. 222
SR/A module
CP45 with
Cat. No. 545A
Automation
Board (J12)
(01) Mono
(05) Dolby SR
(01) Mono
(04) Dolby
A-type
(05) Dolby SR
(04) Dolby
A-type
(22) Magnetic
(10) Dolby
Digital
(60) Non-sync
(10) Dolby
Digital
GND
(60) Non-sync
Shaded boxes are DMA8 defaults for Digital Media format.
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Automation Connections—CP55 with Cat. No. 321
Table 5–8 CP55 with Cat. No. 321 Installed
CP55 with
Cat. No. 222 SR/A module
and Cat. No. 321
(TB2 fanning strip)
GND
S9 (mute)
S8 (main/remote fader)
S0 (mono)
S1 (SR)
S2 (A-type with Surround)
S3
S4 (magnetic)
S5
S6 (non-sync)
S7 (Dolby Digital)
CP55 with
Cat. No. 222 module
and Cat. No. 321
(TB2 fanning strip)
GND
S9 (mute)
S8 (main/remote fader)
S0 (mono)
S1 (A-type without Surround)
S2 (A-type with Surround)
S3
S4 (magnetic)
S5
S6 (non-sync)
S7 (aux)
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