Vestax PMC-05ProII Owner`s manual

Professional Mixing Controller
OWNER'S MANUAL
VESTAX CORPORATION
1-18-6 Wakabayashi, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 154-0023 Japan
Phone: 03-3412-7011 Fax:03-3412-7013
Web:www.vestax.jp
VESTAX America
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Phone:1-562-623-9881,Fax:1-562-483-7304
Web:www.vestaxdj.com
VESTAX (Europe)Ltd.
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Phone: (0)1420-83000 Fax: (0)1420-80040
Web:www.vestax.co.uk
Vestax Technical Center of America
8489 W.Third Street Ste.1044 Los Angeles CA 90048
Phone:1-323-801-2111 Fax:1-323-801-2112
Vestax Europe Technical Support
Rheinstr.213 D-53332 Bornheim Germany
Phone:49(0)2222-95-23-72 Fax:49(0)2222-95-23-74
CONGRATULATIONS!
Thank you for purchasing the VESTAX PCV-275,Professional Mixing Controller.As The
top of the line, the PCV-275 is a high specification mixer designed to meet the most professional
requirements of the Dance Music DJs.
Please read this owner's manual carefully before you start to use your mixer, so that you will
fully understand all of the special features and enjoy the full use of the product.
IMPORTANT
PRECAUTIONS
To prevent electric shock, do not remove the cover. No user
serviceable parts inside. Please refer servicing to a VESTAX
Authorized Service Center. Always disconnect all equipment
from the main supply when disconnecting or reconnecting
signal leads. The power cord should be connected last. Make
sure that the power switch is off when connecting the power
cord. Disconnect from AC supply when equipment is not
used for extended amount of time.
*Humidity and dust
Avoid use where there is high humidity and dust which may
cause damage to internal parts.
*Temperature
Avoid use in hot, (over 35℃)and cold, (below 5℃)
locations. Keep the unit away from extreme direct heat such
as direct sunlight, heating radiators, or closed vehicles.
*Power cord handling
Connecting the power cord to other cords or joining cords
together can cause fire and electric shock. This is extremely
dangerous.
Take precaution when handling AC plugs and connectors.
Handle only the plug or connector and do not perform these
operations with wet hands.
*Keep away from liquids
Do not stand cans containing liquids on or near the
equipment. If liquid enters equipment, disconnect the power
cord from the power outlet immediately.
WARRANTY
The warranty might vary from country to country. Each
distributor has their own warranty system in accordance with
the country or state regulations or laws. VESTAX observes
the manufacturing country’
s regulations.
FEATURES
Three band isolator switch kills each frequency range completely in quick action.
Pre / Post selectable AUX send switch enables various effect processing. The effect signal can be controlled
by a dedicated return level control knob, the signal can be also monitored by headphone when "return" is
selected by cue button.
● The new option meter allows DJs to monitor the cue signal visually. The tempo can be matched by eyes as
well as ears.
● Three phono and 6 line inputs are provided to meet the new mixing style with various input source.
● The new PCV-275 features removable flat panel that covers all screws etc., That will impede fast mixing.
The panel is removed for crossfader and imputfaders replacement.
● New superior grade crossfader (CF-PCV) fitted to PCV-275 enabling super smooth operation together with
long life.
● Line 4 input jack (RCA) is located on the top panel. This allows DJs to use hand carried DAT or MD player
mixing with installed equipment.
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1
CAUTION
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN
CAUTl0N:TO REDUCE THE RlSK OF ELECTRlC SHOCK
DO NOT REMOVE COVER(OR BACK)
NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE
REFER SERVlCING T0 QUALIFIED SERVlCE PERSONNEL
The lighting 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 consitute a risk of electric shock to
persons.
The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the
presence of important operating and maintenance(servicing)instructions in the
literature accompanying the appliance.
WARNING
T0 REDUCE THE RISK 0F FIRE 0R ELECTRlC SHOCK,DO NOT EXPOSE
THIS APPLIANCE T0 RAIN 0R M0ISTURE.
CAUTION:TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK,MATCH BLADE OF PLUG TO WIDE SLOT,FULLY INSERT
ATTENTION:P0UR EVITER LES CH0CS ELECTRIQUES,INTRODUIRE LA LAME LA PLUS LARGE DE LA
FICHE DANS LA BORNE CORRESP0NDANTE DE LA PRISE ET P0USSER JUSQU’AU F0ND
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
WARNING : When using electric products, basic precaution should always be followed,
including the following :
1. Read all the instructions before using the product.
8. The power - supply cord of the product should be unplugged
2. Do not use this product near water - for example, near a
from the outlet when left unused for a long period of time.
9. Care should be taken so that objects do not fall and liquids are
bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink, in a wet basement, or near a
swimming pool, or the like.
not spilled into the enclosure through openings.
3. This product should be used only with a cart or stand that is 10. The product should be serviced by qualified service personnel
recommended by the manufacturer.
when ;
4. This product, either alone or in combination with an amplifier
A. The power - supply cord or the plug has been damaged ;
and headphone or speakers, may be capable of producing
B. Objects have fallen, or liquid has been spilled into the
sound levels that could cause permanent hearing loss. Do not
product ; or
operate for a long period of time at a high volume level or at a
C. The product has been exposed to rain ; or
level that is uncomfortable. Without. you should consult an
D. The product does not appear to operate normally or
audiologist.
exhibits a marked change in perfromance ; or
5. The product should be location or position does not interfere
E. The product has been dropped, or the enclosure damaged.
11. Do not attempt to service the product beyond that described in
with its proper ventilation.
the use - maintenance instructions. All other servicing should
6. The product should be located away from heat sources such as
be referred to qualified service personnel.
radiators, heat registers, or other products that produce heat.
7. The product should be connected to a power supply only of the
type described in operating instructions or as marked on the
product.
2
FUNCTIONS
TOP PANEL
MICROPHONE AND
SUBINPUT SECTION
PROGRAM
INPUT SECTION
LINE 4 IN
L
PGM 1
INPUT
R
SUB
LINE 2
MIC
LINE 4
PHONO 2
TRIM
MIN
MAX
BAL
MIN
MAX
TRIM
MIC-2
MIN
MAX
BAL
L
R
+8
+5
+5
+3
+3
+1
+1
LINE 5
MIC-2
MIC-1
CUE
+8
LINE 6
PHONO 3
LINE 3
TRIM
MASTER
INPUT
LINE 1
MIC-1
PGM 2
INPUT
PHONO 1
MASTER
SECTION
MIN
MAX
BAL
L
R
L
EQ
EQ
EQ
HI
HI
HI
R
0
0
-1
-1
-3
-3
-5
-5
-7
-7
-10
-10
-15
-15
POWER
POWER
L
R
EFFECT
SEND
MIN
MAX
-16dB
EQ
+16dB
MID
HI
-16dB
+16dB
MID
-16dB
+16dB
MID
MIN
MAX
RETURN
-16dB
+16dB
-12dB
+12dB
LO
-12dB
+12dB
LO
-12dB
+12dB
LO
MIN
LO
MAX
CUE
-16dB
+16dB
-16dB
EFFECT
+16dB
EFFECT
-16dB
+16dB
EFFECT
-16dB
OFF
+16dB
ON
EFFECT
MASTER
POST
OFF
PRE
OFF
POST
PRE
CUE
CUE
OFF
CUE
OFF
ON
ON
ON
SIGNAL
LEVEL
PRE
MID
HI
BAL
POST
OFF
LEVEL
L
R
MIN
MAX
ON
SIGNAL
LEVEL
LEVEL
10
10
10
9
9
9
8
8
8
7
7
7
6
6
6
5
5
5
4
4
4
3
3
3
2
2
2
1
1
1
0
0
0
MONITOR
SPLIT CUE
ON
OFF
PHONES
LEVEL
MIN
MAX
PHONES
IN
PGM1 ISOLATOR
LO
OFF
CUE
OFF
SIGNAL
ISOLATOR
SECTION
POST
OFF
PGM2 ISOLATOR
1
2
LO
MID
HI
PHONES IN
8
3
PROGRAM INPUT SECTION
PGM 1
1 INPUT SELECTOR
○
Used to select input (2 line or 1 phono) to be sent to each PGM channel.
INPUT
LINE 2
PHONO 1
1
2 TRIM CONTROL
○
Adjusts the Input level of each channel. Set INPUT FADER to 7-8position. adjust
TRIM so that the INPUT LEVEL METER shows about 0dB.
LINE 1
3 BALANCE CONTROL
○
2
MIN
Adjusts the stereo balance for each PGM channel. Can be used for adjusting the
unbalanced stereo image caused by a strong anti-skating setting. Clockwise rotation
from center position increases the volume of R over L channel. A counter
clockwise rotation increases the volume of L channel over R.
MAX
BAL
3
L
R
4 EQUALIZER(HI,MID,LOW)
○
Adjusts the HI, MID, LOW frequencies for each PGM channel. Each band has
following specifications.
HI
8kHz
±16dB
MID
500Hz ±12dB
LOW
80Hz
±16dB
EQ
HI
-16dB
+16dB
MID
4
5 EFFECT SWITCH
○
-12dB
This switch enables the signal from each programs to be sent to AUX send jack.
Different signal routes can be selected this switch to different positions.
P R E : The signal before the input fader (after the EQ) will be sent to AUX
output.
POST : The signal after the input and cross fader will be sent to AUX
output.
O F F : No signal will be sent to AUX output.
+12dB
LO
-16dB
+16dB
EFFECT
5
PRE
OFF
POST
6 CUE SWITCH
○
CUE
6
OFF
Used to send the signal from each program to monitor section for headphone
monitoring.
ON
SIGNAL
7 INPUT FADER
○
Used to adjust the Input level of each program. Usually set at the 7-8 position. This is
a detachable fader for the ease of replacement. Replace with the IF-175 when it is worn out.
LEVEL
10
9
8
7
8 CROSS FADER
○
6
7
5
4
3
When the Input level of PGM1 and PGM2 are properly set, PGM1 will be heard with
the cross fader set to the left side. PGM2 will be heard with the cross fader set to the
right side. When the cross fader is set in the center, both programs will be heard. This
is detachable fader for the ease of replacement with "CF-PCV" when it is worn out.
2
1
0
Insert the
multi-cable connector
CF-PCV For
PMC SERIES ( PMC05ProII, PMC06ProA, etc)
Set side switch to "PCV" position.
PMC CONNECTOR
Set switch to "PMC" position
4
HOW TO CHANGE THE FADER UNIT
■HOW TO REMOVE THE TOP PANEL
■HOW TO CHANGE THE FADER UNIT
1 Remove each fader knobs and 10 screws which ○
1 Remove the screws on the fader panel.
○
fix the top panel.
2 Remove the fader unit from position in mixer.
○
2 Remove the top panel.
○
3 Carefully remove the multi-cable connector from
○
Driver
fader unit.
4 Attach multi-cable connector
○
to new fader unit.
Driver
5 Position the fader unit
○
carefully and secure
with screws.
Top panel
Main panel
MICROPHONE, SUB INPUT SECTION
LINE 4 IN
9
L
R
9 LINE INPUT JACK(LINE4)
○
Input connectors for line level equipment such as CD players,tape decks
,DATs, or MDs etc.
MIC
10 MIC INPUT JACK(MIC1,2)
○
10
Input jacks of mic1, mic2.
MIC-1
MIC-2
MIC-1
11 MIC LEVEL
○
Adjusts the input level from all of the microphone inputs.
11
MIN
MAX
MIC-2
Adjusts the HI and LOW frequencies for all of the microphone input.
MIN
MAX
13 EFFECT SWITCH
○
Used when sending signal to the external effect processor connected to the
effect SEND/RETURN.
EQ
HI
12
12 MIC EQUALIZER(HI,LOW)
○
-16dB
+16dB
14 CUE SWITCH
○
Used to send the signal from the mic channel to the monitor section for
headphone monitoring.
LO
-16dB
+16dB
EFFECT
13
OFF
POST
CUE
14
OFF
ON
5
■MASTER SECTION
15 MASTER OUT LEVEL METER
○
16
The LED level meters indicate the signal level of the line out.
MASTER
16 CUE LEVEL METER
○
The LED level meters indicate the signal level of PGM input selected by
CUE SWITCH.
15
17 EFFECT SEND LEVEL
○
18 EFFECT RETURN LEVEL
○
20 MASTER BALANCE VOLUME
○
Adjusts the signal balance of left to the right side of the outputs from the
OUTPUT jack on the rear panel.
+5
+3
+3
+1
+1
0
0
-1
-1
-3
-3
-5
-7
-7
-10
-10
-15
-15
POWER
POWER
L
Used to adjust the input level from the EFFECT RETURN JACK. This
EFFECT RETURN can be used as the sub line input.
Used to send the signal from EFFECT RETURN JACK to the monitor
section for headphone monitoring.
+8
+5
-5
Used to adjust the output level from EFFECT SEND JACK. The signal is
selected by the effect switch.
19 EFFECT CUE SWITCH
○
CUE
+8
R
EFFECT
SEND
17
MIN
MAX
RETURN
18
MIN
19
MAX
CUE
OFF
ON
MASTER
21 MASTER LEVEL VOLUME
○
BAL
Adjust the signal level output from the output jack on the rear panel.
20
22 SPLIT CUE SWITCH
○
When this switch is ON, the master signal is always heard through the
right earcup of the headphone. The CUE signal will be heard in the left
earcup when that input is selected by the CUE SWITCH (5, 14). This
enables both programs to be monitored simultaneously,thus assisting in
beat mixing.
23 HEAD PHONE LEVEL
○
R
MIN
MAX
21
MONITOR
SPLIT CUE
ON
OFF
22
PHONES
LEVEL
23
Adjusts the headphone output level.
L
LEVEL
MIN
MAX
24 HEAD PHONE JACK
○
Use this jack to connect the headphones the impedance 8ohm to 600ohm
can be used, 150ohm is recommended.
PHONES
IN
24
■ISOLATOR SECTION
25 HI SWITCH
○
Allows cutting off the sound of treble range. Sound volume will be cut
when the switch is set downwards. When the switch is put back, the output
volume returns to normal. Can be useful for cutting off the sound of the
cymbals or high hats for example.
PGM1 ISOLATOR
26 MID SWITCH
○
Allows cutting off the sound of the middle range. Sound volume will be cut
when the switch is set downward position. When the switch is put back, the
output volume becomes normal sound volume. Can be used for cutting off
vocal and melody from the source.
27 LOW SWITCH
○
Allows cutting off the sound of the bass range. Sound volume will be cut
when the switch is set downward. When the switch is put back, the output
volume return to normal. Can be utilized for creating the effects of an
acapella.
6
LO
MID
HI
27
26
25
REAR PANEL
31
28
AC100V
POWER
50 / 60Hz 20W
MADE IN CHINA SERIAL NO.
OUTPUT
ON
R
MASTER OUT 1
EFFECT
L
SEND
R
PGM 2
L
R
LINE 6
SUB
PGM 1
L
R
LINE 2
L
OFF
R
L
LINE 3
LINE 5
R
LINE 1
L
PHONO 3
MASTER OUT 2
PHONO 2
PHONO 1
GND
GND
RETURN
29
30
32
28 POWER SWITCH
○
The first LED of MASTER OUT LEVEL METER
that is located on the top panel is lit when on.
33
35
34
33 PHONO INPUT JACK
○
Input jack for PGM1,PGM2 and SUB channel
turntables.
Connect turntables equipped with the MM pick up
cartridge only.
29 AC POWER CABLE
○
30 OUTPUT JACK(1/4inch PHONE JACK, RCA
○
34 LINE INPUT JACK
○
PIN JACK)
Connect to the input of power amplifier.
31 EFFECT SEND JACK
○
Input connectors for the line level equipment such as
CD players, tape decks, DATs, MDs.
35 GROUND TERMINAL
Connect the SEND jacks to the input of an external ○
Connect this terminal to the ground lead of the
effector unit(Delay,Reverb etc)
turntable. This helps to reduce noise and hum.
32 EFFECT RETURN JACK
○
Connect the RETURN jacks to the output of the
effector.
SPECIFICATIONS
●NOMINAL INPUT LEVEL/IMPEDANCE
PHONO
−42dB/470k
LINE
−10dB/47k
MIC
−42dB/3.3k
EFFECT RCV
−10dB/47k
●RATED OUTPUT LEVEL/IMPEDANCE
LINE OUT
−4dB/10KΩ
REC OUT
−10dB/10kΩ
EFFECT SEND
−10dB/10kΩ
●FREQUENCY RESPONSE
●S/N RATIO
●DIMENSION ( WXHXD )
●WEIGHT
20Hz∼20kHz (+0,−3dB)
−80dB
290mmX 94mm X 380mm
5kg
May.2001 PCV-275 E2
Vestax Corporation