MTX Editor
User’s Manual
MTX Editor is software for connecting, constructing, and controlling a system that uses MTX series,
XMV series, and EXi8/EXo8 units. The settings you make in MTX Editor are sent to the MTX series,
XMV series, and EXi8/EXo8 units that are connected via Ethernet.
After the settings have been sent, the system will operate without a computer.
A control panel such as a DCP series unit can also be used to control the system in real time.
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Contents
Notice regarding data copyright .................1
Chapter 3. Project screen................................30
Notice regarding the content of
this user’s manual ......................................1
❏ System selection tabs ...........................................30
Network devices .........................................31
Chapter 1. An overview of MTX Editor .............4
MTX system ................................................32
An audio system control network ...............4
❏ “Device Configuration Wizard” dialog box........33
Terms used in this user’s manual.................4
❏ YDIF-connected devices ......................................42
Data handled by MTX Editor....................... 6
❏ Digital control panel............................................43
Connection requirements for
an MTX system .......................................... 7
❏ Analog-connected devices ...................................44
❏ DANTE-connected devices..................................45
MTX system configuration examples...........8
[System] tab .............................................. 46
What are YDIF connections?
(Cascade mode and Distribution mode) ....9
[Device] tab ............................................... 47
[Alert] tab ................................................. 49
What are Dante connections?
(Daisy-chain connection and
Star connection).......................................12
Chapter 4. System screen................................50
❏ Daisy-chain connection....................................... 12
“MAIN” screen ............................................53
❏ Star connection.................................................... 12
❏ About redundant networks................................. 13
Patching .................................................... 14
Workflow ...................................................16
About the screens ......................................23
❏ “Input Patch” dialog box.....................................62
❏ “Output Patch” dialog box ..................................63
“INPUT” screens ........................................ 64
“MATRIX” screen....................................... 74
“ZONE” screen ........................................... 78
❏ Project screen ...................................................... 23
“ROUTER” screen ....................................... 82
❏ System screen ...................................................... 23
“OUTPUT” screens ..................................... 84
Moving between screens............................24
Chapter 2. Menu bar and tool buttons...........25
Title bar......................................................25
Menu bar ....................................................25
Tool buttons.............................................. 28
“EFFECT” screen......................................... 92
“DCA” screen..............................................94
“MY4-AEC” screen ..................................... 96
❏ “To Far-end” screen.............................................99
❏ “Near-end Voice” screen ...................................100
❏ “Mic” screen.......................................................101
“EXT. I/O” screen .................................... 102
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❏ “YDIF” screen (Distribution mode)................. 102
Chapter 7. Dialog boxes................................138
❏ “YDIF In Patch” dialog box .............................. 105
❏ “Startup” dialog box ..........................................138
❏ “YDIF Out Patch” dialog box ........................... 105
❏ “Network Setup” dialog box..............................139
❏ “Channel Select” dialog box.............................. 106
❏ “Device Information” dialog box......................140
❏ “YDIF” screen (Cascade mode) ........................ 107
“Update Firmware” dialog box .........................142
❏ “ANALOG” screen ............................................ 108
“IP Address” dialog box ....................................144
❏ “Line Out Patch” dialog box ............................. 109
❏ “DANTE” screen ............................................... 110
❏ “Dante In Patch” dialog box ............................. 111
❏ “Dante Out Patch” dialog box .......................... 111
“XMV” screen .......................................... 112
❏ “XMV Patch” dialog box................................... 114
“EXo8” screen.......................................... 115
❏ “EXo Patch” dialog box..................................... 116
❏ “MTX Configuration” dialog box .....................146
❏ “Dante Information” dialog box.......................149
❏ “Word Clock” dialog box ..................................150
❏ “Clock” dialog box .............................................152
❏ “Daylight Saving Time” dialog box...................154
❏ “Scheduler” dialog box ......................................155
❏ “Remote Control” dialog box............................163
❏ “Digital Control Panel” dialog box ...................164
❏ “Wireless DCP” dialog box ...............................168
Chapter 5. Online and Synchronization........117
❏ “GPI” dialog box................................................169
Online .......................................................117
❏ “GPI Calibration” dialog box............................171
❏ “Synchronization” dialog box........................... 117
❏ “Security Settings” dialog box ...........................172
❏ “Go online – From devices” dialog box ............ 120
❏ “Project Information” dialog box .....................174
Synchronization ...................................... 121
❏ “Configuration Diagram” dialog box ...............175
Chapter 6. Presets .........................................123
❏ “Preset” dialog box............................................ 123
“Settings” dialog box......................................... 127
❏ “Get Log” dialog box..........................................176
❏ “Sampling Rate Converter” dialog box.............177
Appendix ..................................................178
■ “GPI Out” dialog box .....................................................129
■ “SD Play” dialog box.......................................................130
Channel list ..............................................178
Recall Filter setting screen ................................ 133
List of settings in “Settings”
dialog boxes .......................................... 179
■ Switch ............................................................................... 179
■ Knob/Slider ..................................................................... 185
■ GPI Input......................................................................... 187
■ GPI Output...................................................................... 191
Alert list .................................................. 195
Troubleshooting...................................... 200
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Chapter 1. An overview of MTX Editor
An audio system control network
When multiple MTX series, XMV series, and EXi8/EXo8 units are connected via Ethernet as a
network, they will operate together as a single audio system. This is called an “MTX system,” and a
space containing multiple MTX systems is called a “project.” If a computer is connected to the network,
the computer can control the MTX system via the MTX.
Terms used in this user’s manual
● YDIF
This is a digital audio transmission format that uses Ethernet cables to send and receive
up to 16 channels of audio and word clock. YDIF makes it easy to connect MTX units
to share buses and expand the number of input/output channels (Cascade mode), or to
connect XMV and EXi8/EXo8 units so that digital audio signals can be conveyed
without deterioration (Distribution mode).
This format does not include control signals. To send and receive control signals, you
must separately connect the NETWORK connectors.
● Dante
This is a digital audio transmission format developed by the Audinate Corporation that
uses Ethernet cables to send and receive up to 1024 channels of audio together with
word clock and control signals. An MTX system can use up to 64 channels, and there
can be a maximum of 256 channels for the entire project.
● UNIT ID
This is a unique ID assigned to an MTX or XMV unit. It must not conflict between
units.
The unit ID is specified on the rear panel of each unit.
● Panel ID
This is a unique ID assigned to a DCP. It must not conflict within the group of DCP
units connected to the same MTX.
The panel ID is specified for each DCP.
● Components and parameters
Audio processing modules such as equalizers and compressors are called
“components.”
Editable elements of a component are called “parameters.”
● Configuration
This is the basic group of parameters, which you will set first in MTX Editor. Here you
will specify how audio is patched between the MTX and the other external devices.
These settings are not included in a preset file.
● Preset
A preset is a set of parameters. Presets can be recalled from a DCP or wireless DCP, via
GPI, from an MTX unit, or from MTX Editor.
Fifty presets can be stored in an MTX system.
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Terms used in this user’s manual
Chapter 1. An overview of MTX Editor
● Emergency mode
If the “Preset” dialog box’s [Emergency Recall] setting is [ON], the MTX will enter this
mode when it receives an EMG (Emergency) signal from an external device, or when
the input to the +24V [GPI IN] pin (IN 8 for the MTX3, or IN 16 for the MTX5-D) falls
below 2.5V. In this mode, the unit will operate as follows.
• The current state will be remembered. This remembered state is used to return to the
original state when the unit exits Emergency mode.
• The preset specified by the “Preset” dialog box’s [Emergency Recall] setting will be
recalled.
• Operations from an external controller such as a DCP will no longer be received.
• The unit will be taken offline from MTX Editor.
• All MTX units in the same MTX system will enter Emergency mode.
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Data handled by MTX Editor
Chapter 1. An overview of MTX Editor
Data handled by MTX Editor
Project file (.mtx)
Configuration
Device structure*1
The type and number of devices, their UNIT ID, and YDIF connection order
MTX system settings*2
YDIF mode
Device name
“Preset” dialog box
“Security Setting” dialog box ([File] menu)
“Project Information” dialog box ([File] menu)
Contents of “Set IP Address” in the “Device Information” dialog box ([System]
menu)
“MTX Configuration” dialog box ([System] menu)
“Daylight Saving Time” dialog box ([System] menu)
“Scheduler” dialog box ([System] menu)
“GPI” dialog box ([System] menu)
“Remote Control” dialog box ([System] menu)
Library of the “Digital Control Panel” dialog box ([Controller] menu)
Library of the “Wireless DCP” dialog box ([Controller] menu)
Dimmer on/off ([Device] tab)
Patching in the “EXT. I/O” screen between the MTX and external devices (YDIF
connections, analog connections, Dante connections)
*1 Synchronization is not possible if the device configuration is different.
*2 This will not change even if the preset is switched.
Preset
MTX sources for YDIF in the “EXT. I/O” screen
Parameters for MTX components
Assignments to DCP library presets
Assignments to Wireless DCP library presets
GPI Out status
[SD Song Select & Play]
Parameters of external devices
MY4-AEC parameters (except for AES/EBU)
Speaker Processor Library (.ce3)
NOTE Even if you modify the configuration, the changes will not be reflected in previously-stored
presets. After modifying a configuration, you must (if necessary) recall the preset and then
store it again.
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Connection requirements for an MTX system
Chapter 1. An overview of MTX Editor
Connection requirements for an MTX system
The requirements for an MTX system are as follows.
Overall MTX system (1 in diagram below)
• The XMV is controlled from MTX Editor via the MTX
• A maximum total of 20 devices such as MTX or XMV units can belong to one MTX
system
• Only one computer at a time can access the MTX system
Devices connected to each other via YDIF connection (2 in diagram below)
• Maximum total of eight units (maximum of four MTX units)
• At least one MTX unit must be included
Control panels connected to the MTX (3 in diagram below)
• For each MTX unit, there can be a maximum of eight digital control panels (DCP)
belonging to the MTX system
• For each MTX unit, there can be a maximum of eight wireless DCP units belonging
to the MTX system
Control panels connected via analog to the MTX (4 in diagram below)
• A maximum of 20 units for the entire MTX system, including the XMV units
included here
Devices connected to the MTX via Dante (5 in diagram below)
• A maximum of 20 units for the entire MTX system, including the XMV units
included here
The following diagram shows these requirements applied in MTX Editor’s Project screen.
Project
MTX system
MTX system
MTX system
MTX system
Audio connections
(up to a total of 20 units)
YDIF connections
Control panel
(up to 4 MTX units,
up to a total of
DCP (up to 8 units per MTX unit)
8 units)
1
2
3
Line
(analog)
connections
Dante
connections
4
5
Wireless DCP
(up to 8 units per MTX unit)
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MTX system configuration examples
Chapter 1. An overview of MTX Editor
MTX system configuration examples
Example 1
Analog connections
(diagram 4on previous page)
XMV
YDIF connections
(diagram 2on previous page)
MTX3
MTX3
MTX3
MTX3
YDIF
Example 2
YDIF connections
(diagram 2on previous page)
EXi8
Dante connections
(diagram 5 on previous page)
MTX5-D
DCP connections
(diagram 3 on previous page)
MTX3
XMV
EXo8
YDIF
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What are YDIF connections? (Cascade mode and Distribution mode)
Chapter 1. An overview of MTX Editor
What are YDIF connections?
(Cascade mode and Distribution mode)
An MTX system has the following two connection modes. When connecting multiple YDIF devices
(when making YDIF connections), you must choose one of these modes. In either case, the system
can easily be expanded at low cost.
Use the “Device Configuration Wizard” dialog box to switch modes.
● Cascade mode
This allows up to eight channels of matrix buses to be shared between multiple MTX
units. Mic inputs can be expanded to a maximum of 32 channels, and eight mixes can
be created.
In cascade mode, YDIF is used as the internal bus; this means that an EXi8 on the input
side and an EXo8/XMV on the output side cannot be connected via YDIF.
● Distribution mode
This is used when inputting audio signals from an EXi8 to an MTX, when inputting/
outputting between MTX units, and when outputting from an MTX to an XMV/EXo8.
This allows a single audio signal to be distributed to multiple output destinations. An
MTX and XMV can be digitally connected via YDIF to easily construct a high-quality
system.
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What are YDIF connections? (Cascade mode and Distribution mode)
Chapter 1. An overview of MTX Editor
If only MTX units are connected
Connection
RING connection
01 MTX3
02 MTX3
03 MTX3
04 MTX3
Up to four MTX units can be connected.
Use the [Device Configuration Wizard]
to switch both settings.
YDIF MODE = CASCADE
YDIF MODE = DISTRIBUTION
To switch the settings of the two modes,
click the [System] menu command
“MTX Configuration” and make settings for each matrix.
02 MTX3 : Matrix1
CASCADE MODE=ON
YDIF patching is done
in the “EXT. I/O” screen.
YDIF1
Through
02 MTX3 : Matrix1
CASCADE MODE = OFF
01 MTX3 No output
YDIF1 YDIF1’
Matrix1
01 MTX3
Matrix1
02 MTX3
Matrix1
03 MTX3
Matrix1
04 MTX3
YDIF1 YDIF1’
Through
Matrix1
ZONE1
ZONE1
01 MTX3
Through
Matrix1
ZONE1
ZONE1
02 MTX3
ZONE1
03 MTX3
Matrix1
ZONE1
Eight channels of signals can be
shared by the buses.
Shared signals are used as inputs
to the zones.
03 MTX3 No output
Through
Matrix1
ZONE1
02 MTX3 No output
ZONE1
04 MTX3
Eight channels of signals can be
shared by the buses.
If CASCADE mode is off, the unit’s
own mix is used as the input to the zone
(this can be specified for each unit).
10
04 MTX3 No output
IN
OUT
IN
OUT
IN
OUT
IN
OUT
There are 16 channels of audio signal
in Distribution mode.
The audio will circulate, but an
intermediary MTX unit can replace
the signal.
MTX Editor User’s Manual
What are YDIF connections? (Cascade mode and Distribution mode)
Chapter 1. An overview of MTX Editor
If MTX units and other YDIF units are connected
Connection
RING connection
01 EXi8
02 MTX5-D
03 MTX3
04 XMV4280
05 EXo8
Up to eight units can be connected via YDIF.
Cascade mode
If a device other than an MTX is
connected, it is not possible to
select Cascade mode.
Distribution mode
YDIF patching is done in the “EXT. I/O” screen.
YDIF1
IN
Through
01 EXi8
No output
Through
02 MTX5-D No output
Through
03 MTX3
No output
Through
04 XMV4280
OUT
01 MTX3
IN
OUT
02 MTX3
No output
Through
03 MTX3
IN
OUT
No output
Through
IN
OUT
Through
No output
Through
04 XMV4280
YDIF1
IN
OUT
IN
OUT
IN
OUT
IN
OUT
Through
05 EXo8
<Example of using Distribution mode>
8CH
EXi8
YDIF1–8
8CH
EXi8
YDIF9–16
There are 16 channels of audio signal in Distribution mode.
The audio will circulate, but an intermediary MTX unit can replace the
signal.
The XMV is only able to receive.
When connected via YDIF, the XMV will send the audio signals without
change to the EXi8 or the MTX. If the input from the EXi8 has not been
specified in the “YDIF In Patch” dialog box, the audio signals that have
passed through the XMV/EXo8 will return to the MTX.
In this case, make settings in the “Input Patch” dialog box so that YDIF
is not assigned to input channels; this prevents the returned audio
signals from being mixed.
8CH
8CH
4CH
4CH
4CH
4CH MTX3
YDIF1–4
4CH
XMV
YDIF5–8
4CH
XMV
YDIF9–12
4CH
XMV
YDIF13–16
4CH
XMV
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What are Dante connections? (Daisy-chain connection and Star connection)
Chapter 1. An overview of MTX Editor
What are Dante connections?
(Daisy-chain connection and Star connection)
A Dante network can be connected in two ways.
Set the DIP switches of the devices as appropriate for the type of connection.
❑ Daisy-chain connection
In a daisy-chain connection, each device is connected to the next device, in a chain. This method
makes it simple to construct a network, and does not require a network switch. Use this method for
simple systems in which a relatively small number of units are to be connected.
As the number of connected units increases, you will need to increase the latency. Also, if a problem
such as a broken cable occurs, the network will be disconnected at that point, and communication
with units beyond that point will be impossible.
Computer
PRIMARY
SECONDARY
PRIMARY
SECONDARY
PRIMARY
❑ Star connection
In a star connection, devices are connected with a network switch at their center. By using a network
switch that supports gigabit Ethernet, you can create even large-scale networks that require high
bandwidth. We recommend that you use a network switch that supports functionality for
controlling and monitoring the network (e.g., QoS, which gives priority to clock synchronization
and audio transmission for specified data routings).
With this type of connection, it is typical to create a redundant network so that audio will continue
being conveyed even if a problem occurs with the network.
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What are Dante connections? (Daisy-chain connection and Star connection)
Chapter 1. An overview of MTX Editor
❑ About redundant networks
A redundant network is a network consisting of two circuits: a primary circuit and a secondary
circuit. Normally, communication occurs on the primary circuit, but if a problem such as a broken
cable occurs on the primary circuit, communication will automatically switch to the secondary
circuit. By using this type of connection with a star connection, you can construct an environment
that is more resistant to network problems than a daisy-chained network.
NOTE In order to communicate with MTX Editor or a Wireless DCP when operation has switched to
the secondary Dante connection, you must re-connect the computer or Wi-Fi access point to
the secondary Dante network switch.
Network switch B
Network switch A
PrimaryDante
SecondaryDante
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Patching
Chapter 1. An overview of MTX Editor
Patching
In a digital audio network such as YDIF or Dante that comprises the MTX system, you will make
settings on the transmitting device to specify “which output channel/bus’s signals will be sent to
which channels of the digital audio network,” and make settings on the receiving device to specify
“which channels of the digital audio network will be received on which input channels.”
This type of patching mechanism allows the signal of one channel of the digital audio network to
be received by multiple devices.
In MTX Editor, transmission/reception settings for the MTX unit are made in the “MAIN” screen,
and transmission/reception settings for external devices such as the XMV or EXi8 are made in the
“EXT. I/O” screen.
Settings for connecting the MTX’s analog output to the XMV’s analog input are also made in the
“EXT. I/O” screen.
By making settings for external devices in the “EXT. I/O” screen, the parameters of an external
device can be edited in the parameter edit screen that appears when you click the port/external
device parameter recall button in the “MAIN” screen.
• Settings on the MTX unit itself (the screen of the MTX5-D is shown)
Input to the MTX
Output from the MTX
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Patching
Chapter 1. An overview of MTX Editor
• Settings for external devices such as the XMV or EXi8
YDIF or Dante
Transmission from an external device to
YDIF or Dante
Transmission from YDIF or Dante to an external device
Analog
Settings for the analog connectors of the XMV
• Parameter editing screen
Output channel
parameter
editing screen
Input channel parameter
editing screen
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Workflow
Chapter 1. An overview of MTX Editor
Workflow
Start MTX Editor.
The “Startup” dialog box will appear.
When you select [New file], the “Device Configuration Wizard” dialog box will appear.
NOTE When you install MTX Editor, a project file linked with the “MTX Setup Guide” will be installed
in the following folder.
● For a 32-bit OS
C:/Program Files/Yamaha/MTX Editor/V*.*/ProjectFile
● For a 64-bit OS
C:/Program Files(x86)/Yamaha/MTX Editor/V*.*/ProjectFile
*.* will be the version of the installed MTX Editor.
You can also select and use this file by selecting [Existing file on computer].

Follow the screens of the “Device Configuration Wizard” dialog box to specify the
configuration of the MTX system.
For details about the “Device Configuration Wizard” dialog box when creating a new
configuration, refer to the “MTX Setup Manual.”
Specify the configuration of the MTX system as directed in the screens. The device
configuration will be shown in the Project screen. You’ll be able to print a configuration
diagram at the end of the wizard.
If you canceled the procedure before completing the “Device Configuration Wizard,” or if
you want to change the configuration of the MTX system, click the [Device Config]
button. The “Device Configuration Wizard” dialog box will appear once again.
Project screen
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Workflow
Chapter 1. An overview of MTX Editor
For details, refer to Project screen.

Change the functions of the MTX.
To change the functions of input ports and stereo input channels, use the “MTX
Configuration” dialog box, which can be opened from the [System] menu.

Specify the patching between the MTX and the peripheral devices.
You’ll make these settings in the “EXT. I/O” screen. To access the “EXT. I/O” screen, click
the [EXT. I/O] button in the System screen.
EXT. I/O screen

In the System screen, click the [MAIN] button to access the “MAIN” screen.
MAIN screen
For details, refer to “MAIN” screen.

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Workflow
Chapter 1. An overview of MTX Editor
Specify the MTX’s input channel settings.
Use the “Input Patch” dialog box to assign ports to input channels. To open the “Input
Patch” dialog box, click a port select button in the MAIN screen.
“Input Patch” dialog box
Port select
buttons
For details, refer to “Input Patch” dialog box.
In the same way, use the “Output Patch” dialog box to assign ports to output channels.

Edit the component parameters.
To access each component editing screen, click the buttons indicated below.
For details on each component, refer to the following screens.
“INPUT” screens
“MATRIX” screen
“ZONE” screen
“ROUTER” screen
“OUTPUT” screens
“EFFECT” screen
“DCA” screen

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Workflow
Chapter 1. An overview of MTX Editor
Make DCP, Wireless DCP, GPI, and Scheduler settings.
You’ll make these settings in the following dialog boxes.
DCP settings: “Digital Control Panel” dialog box
(On the [Controller] menu, click [Digital Control Panel].)
Wireless DCP settings: “Wireless DCP” dialog box
(On the [Controller] menu, click [Wireless DCP].)
GPI settings: “GPI” dialog box or “GPI Calibration” dialog box
(On the [System] menu, click [GPI] or [GPI Calibration].)
Schedule settings: “Scheduler” dialog box
(On the [System] menu, click [Scheduler])

Store the preset.
You’ll use the “Preset” dialog box to store the preset. To open the “Preset” dialog box, click
the preset button.
“Preset” dialog box
Preset button
For details on the DCP library, Wireless DCP library, and audio file settings that are
recalled at the same time as a preset, refer to “Preset” dialog box.

Connect your devices as shown in the configuration diagram you printed.
Turn off the power of each device, and set the UNIT ID on the rear panel of the
MTX, XMV, and EXi8/EXo8 units.
NOTE You can also print the configuration diagram by clicking [Print Configuration Diagram] on the
[File] menu.
First make sure that DIP switch 6 (IP SETTING) on the unit’s rear panel is set to [UNIT
ID]. If it is set to [PC], change it to [UNIT ID] and then restart the device.
Use the rear panel [UNIT ID] rotary switch and DIP switches to set the UNIT ID of each
device. In MTX Editor, the UNIT ID is shown as a hexadecimal number. Use the DIP
switches (switches 1–2 on the MTX and EXi8/EXo8, switches 1–3 on YDIF-equipped
models of XMV) to specify the upper digit, and use the [UNIT ID] rotary switch to specify
the lower digit. On Dante-equipped models of XMV, use the [UNIT ID] rotary switch
[HIGH] to specify the upper digit, and use [LOW] to specify the lower digit.
Do not set the UNIT ID to 00.
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Chapter 1. An overview of MTX Editor
Example setting) Setting the UNIT ID to [0A] on YDIF-equipped models of XMV
0
A
DIP switch
[UNIT ID]
Rotary Switch
Upper digit is 4
Upper digit is 5
Upper digit is 6
Upper digit is 7
ON
ON
ON
ON
Upper digit is 3
ON
Upper digit is 2
ON
Upper digit is 1
ON
Upper digit is 0
ON
Use the DIP switch combinations shown below to specify the upper digit of the UNIT ID.
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
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NOTE If you want to use a DHCP server or operate the device with a fixed IP address, refer to “IP
Address” dialog box. To open the “Set IP Address” dialog box, use the “Device Information”
dialog box which you can access from the [System] menu.
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Workflow
Chapter 1. An overview of MTX Editor
Connect the devices and your computer as shown in the configuration diagram.
Connect the device to the computer using its [Dante] connector for a Dante-equipped unit
or its NETWORK connector for a YDIF-equipped unit. Normally you will connect the
devices to the computer via a network switch. Only in the case of Dante-equipped models
when using a daisy-chain connection, you will connect the units to the computer in a
daisy-chain. If there is only one MTX unit, you can also connect the computer directly to
the MTX.
NETWORK connector of
the MTX3
NETWORK connector of a
YDIF-equipped model of XMV
[Dante] connector of a Danteequipped model of XMV
[Dante] connector of
the MTX5-D
NETWORK connector of
the EXi8/EXo8
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Turn on the power of the device.
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Select the network card and specify the IP address of the computer.
To select the network card, use the “Network Setup” dialog box which you can access from
the [System] menu. If no DHCP server is connected, set the IP address of the network card
to a fixed IP address. The IP address setting for the network card is made in Control Panel
“Network Connections.” You can access “Network Connections” by clicking the [Open
Network Connections] button in the “Network Setup” dialog box.
When connections have been established between the computer and the devices, the
device icons shown in the Project screen will change.
Connections with the
devices has succeeded
Verify that the firmware versions of the devices are compatible with MTX
Editor.
For details, refer to the “Device Information” dialog box which you can access from
the [System] menu.
For information about firmware compatibility with MTX Editor, refer to the Yamaha
Pro Audio website.
http://www.yamahaproaudio.com/japan/ja/
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Workflow
Chapter 1. An overview of MTX Editor
Synchronize your computer and the devices (put them in the online state).
Click the [Online] button in the toolbar to open the “Synchronization” dialog box, check
“To Device”, and click the [OK] button.
When the dialog box indication has switched, select the check box of the system that you
want to place online, and click the [Online] button.
In the online state, the indicator will light blue as shown below.
When online, the computer’s time will be sent to each device.
NOTE The Daylight Saving Time setting will reflect the “Date and Time” settings of the computer that
was used to first create the applicable project file. If you want to change the Daylight Saving
Time settings of a project file that was created on a computer for which Daylight Saving Time
was not enabled, or a computer with a different time zone setting, open the “Daylight Saving
Time” dialog box from the [System] menu and change the settings.
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Edit the MTX’s ports and the XMV’s parameters
If you assigned channels of an external device or ports of an MTX unit to channels when
making internal MTX patch settings as described above, you can click the parameter recall
button of that port or external device to open an edit screen for those parameters.
For details, refer to “MAIN” screen.

Save the project file.
On the [File] menu, click [Save] or [Save As] to save the project file.
If you want to apply security settings to the file, you can specify a PIN code in the “Security
Settings” dialog box which you can open from the [File] menu.
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About the screens
Chapter 1. An overview of MTX Editor
About the screens
MTX Editor consists mainly of the Project screen and the System screen.
❑ Project screen
In this screen you can manage the MTX system. You can check the status of the MTX and XMV
units, and make device-related settings. You can also check devices that have generated an alert.
❑ System screen
In this screen you can make channel, matrix, and effect settings.
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Moving between screens
Chapter 1. An overview of MTX Editor
Moving between screens
Project screen
Dialog boxes (*1)
Toolbar or menu
Toolbar or menu
SYSTEM tab
“EXT. I/O” screen
[Project] tab
[EXT. I/O] button
System screen
(“MAIN” screen)
“XMV” screen
[XMV] button
[INPUT] button
[ZONE] button
“INPUT” screens
[MATRIX] button
“MATRIX” screen
“EXo8” screen
[EXo8] button
[OUTPUT] button
“ZONE” screen
“OUTPUT” screens
[ROUTER] button
“ROUTER” screen
[EFFECT] button
“EFFECT” screen
[DCA] button
“DCA” screen
[MY4-AEC] button (*2)
“MY4-AEC” screen
(*1)The “Device Configuration Wizard” dialog box can be opened only from the Project screen.
(*2)Not shown if the MY4-AEC is not selected for the MTX5-D in the “Device Configuration
Wizard” dialog box.
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Chapter 2. Menu bar and tool buttons
This chapter provides an overview of the menu bar and the tool buttons. For details on the various
dialog boxes, see the linked references.
Menu bar
Title bar
Tool buttons
Title bar
This will indicate “MTX Editor.”
The name of the currently open project file is shown at the right of this. If you have opened a new
project file or if the project file has never been saved, nothing will be shown here.
Menu bar
The commands that can be executed by MTX Editor can be found here, grouped by category.
Click here to see a list of commands.
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Menu bar
Chapter 2. Menu bar and tool buttons
Menu
[File]
Command
Summary
Dialog box that
appears
[New]
Creates a new project file.
If you are currently editing a project file, a
confirmation message will appear.
This command is not available while online.
“Device Configuration
Wizard” dialog box
[Open]
Opens a saved project file.
If you are currently editing a project file, a
confirmation message will appear.
This command is not available while online.
“Open File” dialog box
[Go Online –
From Devices]
Loads the settings of the MTX system into MTX
Editor.
You can use this command if you have lost the setup
file of the MTX system.
If you are currently editing a project file, a
confirmation message will appear.
This command is not available while online.
“Go online – From
devices” dialog box
[Save]
Saves the project file (overwriting the previous
version of the file).
The first time you save, the “Save File” dialog box will
appear; specify a name for the file and save it.
This command cannot be selected if you are logged
on as Guest user.
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[Save As]
Saves the project file as a different file. When you
choose this command, the “Save File” dialog box will
appear.
“Save File” dialog box
[Security]
Specifies security settings to prevent a guest user
from making and saving changes to the system.
These settings are saved in the project file.
“Security Settings”
dialog box
[Project
Information]
Allows you to include a memo in the project file to
record property information or contact information.
A guest user can only view this.
“Project Information”
dialog box
[Print
Configuration
Diagram]
Displays a diagram that shows how devices such as
the MTX, XMV, and DCP are connected. The
configuration diagram can be printed.
“Configuration
Diagram” dialog box
[Recently
Opened Files]
Lists up to five most recently used project files,
allowing you to open them.
This command is not available while online.
[Log Off]
If you want to log on with a different account, choose
this command to log off first.
This command is unavailable if [Security] is turned
off in the “Security Settings” dialog box, or if you are
online.
[Exit]
Exits MTX Editor.
If the project file has been edited, a confirmation
message will appear.
This command is not available while online.
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“Log on” dialog box
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Menu bar
Chapter 2. Menu bar and tool buttons
Menu
Command
[About]
Dialog box that
appears
[Network
Setup]
Selects the computer’s network adapter that will be
used to communicate with the MTX.
You can also change the IP address of the network
adapter.
“Network Setup”
dialog box
[Device
Information]
Lists the devices on the network, allowing you to
update their firmware and change their IP address.
“Device Information”
dialog box
[MTX
Configuration]
Here you can specify input/output settings for each
device, such as MTX input ports, output channels, “MTX Configuration”
and matrix buses.
dialog box
This command is not available in the Project screen.
[Dante
Information]
Indicates the Dante settings and firmware version.
Here you can also make settings for bit rate and
latency.
“Dante Information”
dialog box
[Word Clock]
Specify the project’s word clock master and word
clock settings.
“Word Clock” dialog
box
[Clock]
Regardless of the online/offline state, the time and
date will be updated for all devices connected to the
same network.
“Clock” dialog box
[Daylight
Saving Time]
Specifies the Daylight Saving Time setting.
“Daylight Saving Time”
dialog box
[Scheduler]
Switches presets or plays back a song or sound
effect from an SD memory card at a previously
specified date and time. Each such setting is called
an “Event.” You can make event settings in the
“Scheduler” dialog box.
“Scheduler” dialog box
[GPI
Calibration]
Calibrates the input voltage detection range for the
[GPI] connector of the MTX unit. (Available only
when online.)
“GPI Calibration”
dialog box
[GPI]
Makes GPI input/output settings.
“GPI” dialog box
[Remote
Control]
Makes settings for the [RS-232C] connector.
“Remote Control”
dialog box
[Digital Control
Panel]
Makes settings for the digital control panel (DCP).
“Digital Control Panel”
dialog box
Makes settings for the “Wireless DCP” iOS
application.
[Wireless DCP]
Except for templates, the items that can be set are
the same as for “Digital Control Panel.”
“Wireless DCP” dialog
box
[System]
[Controller]
Summary
[About MTX
Editor]
Displays details such as the software version of
MTX Editor.
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Tool buttons
Chapter 2. Menu bar and tool buttons
Tool buttons
File-related tools
Related
tools
Buttons etc.
[New]
[Open]
File
Preset-related tools
Synchronization-related tools
Summary
Creates a new project file.
If you are currently editing a project file, a
confirmation message will appear.
This button is not available while online.
“Device Configuration
Wizard” dialog box
Opens a saved project file.
If you are currently editing a project file, a
confirmation message will appear.
This button is not available while online.
“Open File” dialog box
Loads the settings of the currently operating
MTX system into MTX Editor.
You can use this command if you have lost the
[Go Online – From setup file of the MTX system.
If you are currently editing a project file, a
Devices]
confirmation message will appear.
This button is not available while online.
[Save]
[EDIT] indicator
Dialog box that appears
“Go online – From
devices” dialog box
Saves the project file (overwriting the previous
version of the file).
The first time you save, the “Save File” dialog
box will appear; specify a name for the file and
save it.
This button is not available if you are logged in
as a guest user.
–
This indicator will light if you edit a parameter or
setting. In this case, store the preset as
necessary.
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The stored presets will be displayed as shown
below. (Empty presets are not shown.) The
preset you select here will be recalled.
You can overwrite-store by clicking the name of
a stored preset.
Preset
–
Preset select box
Preset name
Preset number
Shown only if recall
filter is specified
A chain icon is shown if preset recall is linked.
A lock icon is shown if the preset is locked.
[Preset]
Allows you to make preset-related settings.
“Preset” dialog box
[Preset Link]
Allows you to specify the preset number that will
be linked when preset recall is linked between
MTX systems.
“Preset Link” dialog box
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Tool buttons
Related
tools
Chapter 2. Menu bar and tool buttons
Buttons etc.
Online
indicator
[Online]
Summary
Dialog box that appears
This will light if the devices and the computer
are online. The color of the indicator will change
according to the status. The indicator is shown
for each MTX system.
Blue ......when all devices assigned in the MTX
system are online.
Yellow ....when at least one of the devices
assigned in the MTX system is offline
Unlit ......when all devices are offline.
–
When you click this, the “Synchronization”
dialog box will appear, allowing you to choose
the direction of synchronization. If you click this
when online, devices that are offline will be redetected, and synchronization will begin.
Nothing will happen for devices that are already
online.
NOTE If an MTX that has been assigned in the
“Device Configuration Wizard” dialog box
is not actually connected to the network,
the [Online] button will not be available.
Synchronization
When you click this, a dialog box will appear,
allowing you to choose which MTX system will
be taken offline.
[Offline]
[Connection]
NOTE If an MTX that has been assigned in the
“Device Configuration Wizard” dialog box
is not actually connected to the network,
the [Offline] button will not be available.
Switches the status of the connection between
MTX Editor and the network. Even in the offline
state, if this status is connected, MTX Editor will
send data to the network, for example to search
for devices. Set this to the unconnected status if
you don’t want unnecessary data to be
transmitted, for example if you’re connected to
an office LAN.
Connected.
Unconnected.
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“Synchronization” dialog
box
Chapter 3. Project screen
In this screen you can manage projects. When MTX Editor starts up, this screen will appear first.
Use the tabs to switch between the Project screen and the System screen.
Network devices
MTX system
System selection tabs
[System] tab
[Device] tab
[Alert] tab
❑ System selection tabs
Use these to select the MTX system that will be controlled by MTX Editor.
If you want to construct a new MTX system, click the “No Assign” tab, then click the
[Device Config] button and specify the configuration of the MTX system.
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Network devices
Chapter 3. Project screen
Network devices
This lists the devices existing on the same network as the computer. (Devices assigned to the MTX
system are not shown.)
List of network devices
Scroll buttons
Identify button
List of network devices
These are the devices existing on the same network. The UNIT ID, device name, and a
graphic of the device are shown.
If you double-click the device graphic while the device is off-line, a description of the DIP
switches (or the device setting DIP switches for XMV) will appear. If you double-click the
device graphic while the device is on-line, the current DIP switch setting (or for XMV,
both device setting DIP switches and [SPEAKERS] DIP switches) will appear.
Identify button
When you click this, the indicator of the corresponding device will flash for approximately
five seconds, allowing you to identify the device.
Scroll buttons
Use these to scroll the display up or down.
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Chapter 3. Project screen
MTX system
[Device Config] button
YDIF-connected
devices
Digital control panel
Analog-connected
devices
DANTE-connected
devices
[Device Config] button
When you click this, the “Device Configuration Wizard” dialog box will appear.
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“Device Configuration Wizard” dialog box
Chapter 3. Project screen
❑ “Device Configuration Wizard” dialog box
In this dialog box, you’ll use the wizard to create or edit the configuration (structure) of the MTX
system. You can easily specify or edit the type of devices and the order in which they are connected.
Here we will explain the dialog box that appears when you click the [Device Config] button in the
Project screen. For details on how the wizard will proceed if you select the [New] option button,
refer to “MTX Setup Manual.”
1. When you click the [Device Config] button, the “Device Configuration
Wizard” dialog box will appear.
Choose whether you want to create a new MTX system or to edit an existing one.
• [New] option button
A new configuration will be created.
Enter the desired system name in the [SYSTEM NAME] input box.
• [Edit Configuration] option button
An existing configuration will be edited. If no devices have been assigned, this
option will be unavailable.
• [Clear] option button
The configuration will be cleared. If no devices have been assigned, this option will
be unavailable.
• [Cancel] button
Cancels the operation and exits the wizard.
• [< Back] button
This button will be dimmed and unavailable.
• [Next >] button
Proceeds to the next screen.
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Chapter 3. Project screen
• [Finish] button
This can be selected if you have selected something other than the [New] option
button. When you click this, a confirmation message will appear; click the [Yes]
button to clear the data and end the wizard. If you click the [No] button, the
operation will be cancelled, and you will return to the previous dialog box.
2. From the devices that have already been assigned, delete any that you
do not need. (Only if you selected [Edit Configuration] in step 1.)
Delete unneeded devices from those that have already been assigned. Select the
check box located at the left of each device that you want to delete.
• [Cancel] button
Cancels the operation and exits the wizard.
• [< Back] button
This button will be dimmed and unavailable.
• [Next >] button
Applies the changes and proceeds to the next screen.
When you select devices and click the [Next >] button, a confirmation message will
appear. If you click the [Yes] button, the changes will be applied and you will proceed
to the next screen. If you click the [No] button, the operation will be cancelled, and
you will return to the previous dialog box.
• [Finish] button
When you select devices and click the [Finish] button, a confirmation message will
appear. If you click the [Yes] button, the changes will be applied and the wizard will
close. If you click the [No] button, the operation will be cancelled, and you will
return to the previous dialog box.
If you click the [Finish >] button without selecting a device, a message will ask
whether you want to view a configuration diagram. If you click the [Yes] button, the
configuration diagram (“Configuration Diagram” dialog box) will appear (→step 8).
If you click the [No] button, the wizard will close without displaying the
configuration diagram.
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“Device Configuration Wizard” dialog box
Chapter 3. Project screen
3. Specify the type and number of devices that will be assigned to the
MTX system.
Determine the number of devices that will be connected via YDIF connections,
analog (line) connections, or Dante connections.
If you selected [Edit Configuration] in the first screen of the wizard, the currentlyassigned number of devices is shown. In this case, it is not possible to change the
number of units to less than this number or to greater than Connection
requirements for an MTX system.
Devices whose number of units is set to 0 will be dimmed and unavailable.
• [Number] box
Specifies the number of XMV units that will be connected via YDIF connections or
Dante connections, or the number of XMV units that will be connected to the MTX
via analog connections.
• [Cancel] button
Cancels the operation and exits the wizard.
• [< Back] button
This button will be dimmed and unavailable.
• [Next >] button
Applies the changes and proceeds to the next screen.
• [Finish] button
This button will be dimmed and unavailable.
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“Device Configuration Wizard” dialog box
Chapter 3. Project screen
4. Specify the UNIT ID of each device.
Specify the UNIT ID of each assigned device. Set the UNIT ID so that there is no
conflict between devices.
If you selected [New] in the first screen of the wizard, the devices will be numbered
automatically starting from the lowest UNIT ID. If you selected [Edit
Configuration], the currently-specified UNIT ID will be shown. In either case you
are free to make changes.
• [UNIT ID] box
Specify the UNIT ID of the device.
When you click the [UNIT ID] box, the model name of each device of the same type
existing on the network is shown beside its UNIT ID. For devices that do not exist
on the network, only the UNIT ID is shown.
Model name is shown
• [YDIF MODE]
Select either [CASCADE] or [DISTRIBUTION] as the connection mode for YDIF
devices.
If there are any YDIF-connected devices other than the MTX, [DISTRIBUTION]
will be selected automatically, and cannot be changed. If there is only one MTX unit,
this will be dimmed and cannot be changed.
• [Cancel] button
Cancels the operation and exits the wizard.
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Chapter 3. Project screen
• [< Back] button
Returns to the previous screen.
• [Next >] button
Applies the changes and proceeds to the next screen.
• [Finish] button
This button will be dimmed and unavailable.
5. Select the Mini-YGDAI card that is inserted in the slot of the MTX5-D.
(Only if the MTX5-D is included in the MTX system.)
• Card selection box
Select the Mini-YGDAI card that is inserted in the slot of the MTX5-D.
NOTE If the inserted Mini-YGDAI card is being operated in emulation mode, select the card
that is being emulated.
• [Cancel] button
Cancels the operation and exits the wizard.
• [< Back] button
Returns to the previous screen.
• [Next >] button
Applies the changes and proceeds to the next screen.
• [Finish] button
This button will be dimmed and unavailable.
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Chapter 3. Project screen
6. View a configuration diagram that shows the connections necessary for
control via MTX Editor.
Make settings as directed by the dialog box.
• [Cancel] button
Cancels the operation and exits the wizard.
• [< Back] button
Returns to the previous screen.
• [Next >] button
Proceeds to the next screen.
• [Finish] button
This button will be dimmed and unavailable.
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Chapter 3. Project screen
7. Specify the order of the YDIF-connected devices.
Identify button
You can drag and drop to change the connection order of the YDIF-connected
devices. Such changes are limited to devices of the same type.
• [Identify] button
When you click this, the indicator of the corresponding device will flash for
approximately five seconds, allowing you to identify the device.
This is not shown if no device is connected.
• [Refresh] button
Searches again for devices on the network. Newly-connected devices and deleted
devices will be re-detected.
• [Cancel] button
Cancels the operation and exits the wizard.
• [< Back] button
Returns to the previous screen.
• [Next >] button
Proceeds to the next screen.
• [Finish] button
Applies the changes and closes the wizard. A confirmation message will ask whether
you want to view a configuration diagram. If you click the [Yes] button, the
configuration diagram (“Configuration Diagram” dialog box) will appear (→step 8).
If you click the [No] button, the wizard will close without displaying the
configuration diagram.
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“Device Configuration Wizard” dialog box
Chapter 3. Project screen
8. Make configuration settings for digital control panels (DCP).
Select the DCP units that you want to connect to the MTX. You’ll make settings
individually for each MTX unit. As desired, you can assign a name to each DCP unit.
• [Device] box
Select the MTX unit to which you want to connect DCP units.
• [Model] box
Select the model of DCP. A graphic of the DCP is shown at the left.
• [Name] box
Assign the desired name to each DCP.
• [Cancel] button
Cancels the operation and exits the wizard.
• [< Back] button
Returns to the previous screen.
• [Next >] button
This button will be dimmed and unavailable.
• [Finish] button
Applies the changes and closes the wizard. A confirmation message will ask whether
you want to view a configuration diagram. If you click the [Yes] button, the
configuration diagram (“Configuration Diagram” dialog box) will appear (→step 8).
If you click the [No] button, the wizard will close without displaying the
configuration diagram.
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“Device Configuration Wizard” dialog box
Chapter 3. Project screen
9. The “Configuration Diagram” dialog box will appear.
A configuration diagram of the system you constructed using the wizard is shown.
Following the directions in the dialog box, connect each device and specify the panel
ID of each DCP.
You can use the [Print] button to print this configuration diagram for convenient
reference when you’re working at the actual location. This dialog box will also
appear if you choose [Print Configuration Diagram] from the [File] menu.
• [Print] button
Prints the configuration diagram.
• [Close] button
Closes the dialog box.
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YDIF-connected devices
Chapter 3. Project screen
❑ YDIF-connected devices
List of YDIF-connected devices
Identify button
List of YDIF-connected devices
These are the YDIF-connected devices within the MTX system. An online indicator, the
UNIT ID, the device type, and a graphic of the device are shown.
If you double-click the device graphic while the device is off-line, a description of the DIP
switches (or the device setting DIP switches for XMV) will appear. If you double-click the
device graphic while the device is on-line, the current DIP switch setting (or for XMV,
both device setting DIP switches and [SPEAKERS] DIP switches) will appear.
The online indicator and the device graphic show the online status and whether an alert
has occurred. For more about alerts, refer to [Alert] tab and “Alert list.”
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Digital control panel
Chapter 3. Project screen
The currently-selected device is enclosed by a blue border.
Online
indicator
Indication
Device icon
Status
Unlit
Dimmed
Does not exist on the network, or is not
connected to the computer (MTX Editor).
Lit blue
Indication
Exists on the network, and is synchronized
with MTX Editor (online status).
Lit green
“Offline” indicated Exists on the network, but is not
synchronized with MTX Editor (offline status).
on the icon
Lit blue
Red (*)
Synchronized with MTX Editor (online
status), and an alert has occurred.
Lit green
Red (*)
Not synchronized with MTX Editor (offline
status), and an alert has occurred.
(*) The red state will be cleared when you click the device icon or close the automatically-displayed popup.
Identify button
When you click this, the indicator of the corresponding device will flash for approximately
five seconds, allowing you to identify the device.
❑ Digital control panel
Identify button
This area shows an illustration and panel ID for each of the digital control panel (DCP) units
assigned by the wizard. Up to eight DCP units can be connected to one MTX unit.
Identify button
When you click this, the indicator of the corresponding device will flash for approximately
five seconds, allowing you to identify the device.
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Analog-connected devices
Chapter 3. Project screen
❑ Analog-connected devices
List of analogconnected devices
Identify button
Scroll buttons
Of the devices controlled by MTX Editor, this area shows the devices whose audio signals are
connected via analog.
List of analog-connected devices
This shows the XMV units within the MTX system that are connected to the MTX via an
analog connection.
If you double-click the device graphic while the device is off-line, a description of the
device setting DIP switches will appear. If you double-click the device graphic while the
device is on-line, the current setting for both device setting DIP switches and [SPEAKERS]
DIP switches will appear.
Identify button
When you click this, the indicator of the corresponding device will flash for approximately
five seconds, allowing you to identify the device.
Scroll buttons
Use these to scroll the display up or down.
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DANTE-connected devices
Chapter 3. Project screen
❑ DANTE-connected devices
List of DANTEconnected devices
Identify button
Scroll buttons
Of the devices controlled by MTX Editor, this shows the Dante-connected XMV units.
List of Dante-connected devices
These are the Dante-connected XMV units within the MTX system. An online indicator,
the UNIT ID, the device type, and a graphic of the device are shown. If you double-click
the device graphic while the device is off-line, a description of the DIP switches (or the
device setting DIP switches for XMV) will appear. If you double-click the device graphic
while the device is on-line, the current DIP switch setting (or for XMV, both device setting
DIP switches and [SPEAKERS] DIP switches) will appear. For more about the online
indicators, refer to “YDIF-connected devices.”
Identify button
When you click this, the indicator of the corresponding device will flash for approximately
five seconds, allowing you to identify the device.
Scroll buttons
Use these to scroll the display up or down.
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[System] tab
Chapter 3. Project screen
[System] tab
This shows information about the MTX system.
● [SYSTEM NAME]
This shows the system name that you entered in the [SYSTEM NAME] input box of the
“Device Configuration Wizard” dialog box. If you want to change this, click the [Device
Config] button and make changes in the “Device Configuration Wizard” dialog box.
● [YDIF MODE]
This shows the YDIF connection mode that you specified as the [YDIF MODE] in the
“Device Configuration Wizard” dialog box. If you want to change this, click the [Device
Config] button and make changes in the “Device Configuration Wizard” dialog box.
● [DIMMER]
If you click the [ON] button, the indicators of all devices in the MTX system will be
dimmed simultaneously. When you click the [OFF] button, they will return to their
original brightness.
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[Device] tab
Chapter 3. Project screen
[Device] tab
When you click a device outside the [Digital Control Panel list], information about that device will be
displayed.
For the MTX5-D
For the MTX3/EXi8/EXo8
For an XMV
● [DEVICE TYPE]
Indicates the type of device.
● [DEVICE NAME]
Indicates the device name. You are free to assign a desired name.
● [UNIT ID]
Indicates the UNIT ID.
● [DIMMER]
If you click the [ON] button to make it light, the indicators of the corresponding device
will be dimmed. When you click the [ON] button once again, the indicators will return
to their original brightness.
The XMV’s [DIMMER] is enabled when you select the [Priority to soft] check box. In
this case, the setting from MTX Editor will take priority over the settings of the DIP
switches on the device itself.
This setting is transmitted and received when the device is synchronized with MTX
Editor. It is synchronized with the device only when online.
● [SLOT] (MTX5-D only)
Indicates the Mini-YGDAI card specified in the “Device Configuration Wizard” dialog
box. The [SRC] button is shown if an MY4-AEC or MY8-AE96S is selected. Click this
to open the “Sampling Rate Converter” dialog box.
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● [INPUT SOURCE] (XMV only)
Specifies the input source. Choose [YDIF] if the XMV is connected via YDIF, [DANTE]
if it is connected via Dante, or [Analog] if it is connected via analog.
● [D.INPUT SENS.] (XMV only)
This specifies the input sensitivity from YDIF or Dante. If you select “–20 dBFS,” the
input sensitivity will be the same as the analog connectors.
NOTE If you change from [–3 dBFS] to [–20 dBFS], the output from the XMV will be louder for the
same attenuator value. If you want to change this, lower the level and attenuator value before
you make the change.
● [YDIF] indicator (YDIF-enabled models only)
Lights up green if the [YDIF IN] jack on the rear panel is correctly connected to the
[YDIF OUT] jack on another device.
● [SCHEDULER] indicator (MTX only)
Lights up yellow if an event has been set in the “Scheduler” dialog box. The indicator
will flash one minute prior to the event.
● [SD/ACT] indicator (MTX only)
Lights up yellow when an SD memory card is inserted into the SD memory card slot
and is properly recognized. The indicator will flash when the unit accesses an SD
memory card.
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[Alert] tab
Chapter 3. Project screen
[Alert] tab
Alert notifications from a device are shown by a popup window in MTX Editor (see “Alert list”). Even
if you close this popup window, you can use this tab to view alerts that have occurred in the past.
● [Show alert popup] check box
If this is selected, a popup window will appear when alert notifications are received
from a device.
● [Get Log From Devices] button
The “Get Log” dialog box will appear.
● [CLEAR] button
Clears the currently-shown alert list.
● Alert list
• [Alert]
Shows the contents of the alert and an icon.
If you click the blue button, the “Solution” dialog box will appear, showing a solution
if one exists.
• [Alert No.]
Shows the alert number.
• [Status]
Shows the status of the event. In the case of an alert, this will indicate “Occurred”
when the alert occurs. There are two types of alert: momentary and continuing. In
the case of a continuing alert, this will indicate “Resolved” when the condition has
ended.
• [System]
This indicates the name of the MTX system in which the device is installed.
• [Type]
Indicates the type of device.
• [Unit ID]
Indicates the UNIT ID of the device.
• [Time]
Indicates the date and time that the alert occurred.
• [Count]
Indicates the total number of times that the same event occurred.
NOTE • The contents of the alert list will be deleted if you exit the project file that’s being edited or
if you reload a new file. If you want to view a past alert list, use “Get Log” dialog box to
receive the log.
• The alert list is saved within the device, but if the allowable memory size is exceeded, the
alerts will be overwritten starting with the oldest.
• When you use the [Get Log From Devices] button, alert lists produced by devices other
than the MTX will also be obtained.
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This screen shows the audio signal flow within the MTX system. From this screen you can move to
other editing screens.
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Screen select buttons
Chapter 4. System screen
Screen select buttons
Use these buttons to switch between MTX units and to access various functions.
● [MTX] buttons
Use these buttons to select the MTX unit whose settings you want to edit. The button
shows the UNIT ID and device name. There will be one [MTX] button for each MTX
unit in the MTX system.
• [MAIN] button
Displays the “MAIN” screen.
• [INPUT] button
Displays the “INPUT” screens.
• [MATRIX] button
Displays the “MATRIX” screen.
• [ZONE] button
Displays the “ZONE” screen.
• [ROUTER] button
Displays the “ROUTER” screen.
• [OUTPUT] button
Displays the “OUTPUT” screens.
• [EFFECT] button
Displays the “EFFECT” screen.
• [DCA] button
Displays the “DCA” screen.
• [MY4-AEC] button
Displays the “MY4-AEC” screen.
● [EXT. I/O] button
Displays the “EXT. I/O” screen.
● [XMV] button
Displays the “XMV” screen.
● [EXo8] button
Displays the “EXo8” screen.
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Explanation of basic operation
Chapter 4. System screen
Explanation of basic operation
Changing the screen size
By dragging the right edge of the screen you can change the horizontal width of the
screen. If you’re using a large monitor, this is a convenient way to view numerous
channel strips simultaneously.
By dragging the scroll bar in the center of the screen to the left or
right, you can change the proportion of input channel faders and
output channel faders that are shown.
If stereo input channels and direct input channels are hidden,
drag the scroll bar at the bottom of the screen to left or right to
make these channels visible.
● Focus
The currently selected item is enclosed by a flashing border (this area is
subsequently referred to as the “focus”). Use the <Tab> key to move the focus
(<Shift>+<Tab> will move in the opposite direction). Left-clicking a button
has the same effect as pressing the <Enter> key while focus is on that item.
● Faders/knobs
Drag upward to increase the value, or downward to decrease the
value. If focus is on the fader or knob, you can also use the mouse
wheel or the <><> keys.
By holding down the <Ctrl> key and clicking the knob or fader,
you can set it to the nominal value. You can right-click a fader and
select an input value.
● Numeric box
Drag upward to increase the value, or downward to decrease the value.
If focus is on the fader or knob, you can also use the mouse wheel or the
<><> keys.
You can double-click to enter edit mode and specify a numeric value. In edit mode, you
can use <Ctrl>+C (hold down the <Ctrl> key and press the <C> key) to Copy,
<Ctrl>+<V> to Paste, and press the <Enter> key to confirm the value.
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“MAIN” screen
Chapter 4. System screen
“MAIN” screen
This screen shows the input/output channels. From here you can access various editing screens.
The types of channel and the number of channels are as follows.
Input channels
MTX5-D
MTX3
CH1–CH16
CH1–CH8
Stereo input channels
STIN1L, STIN1R, STIN2L, STIN2R, STIN3L, STIN3R
Effect return channels
Fx RTN1, Fx RTN2
Direct input channels
Output channels
CH17–CH24
CH9–CH16
OUT1–OUT16
OUT1–OUT8
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Input channels
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Input channels
Input channel settings are made in the [INPUT CHANNEL SETUP] section of the “MTX
Configuration” dialog box.
The description in this section assumes that two mono channels are used. If stereo
channels are used, some settings will be shared between channels.
1
2
3
4
5
6
1 Channel index
Indicates the name and number of the MTX’s input connector.
2 Port select button
Opens the “Input Patch” dialog box. The button shows the currently
selected port.
3 Port/external device parameter access button
This button displays a popup screen where you can edit the parameters of
the MTX’s input connector and the parameters of the external device that
is associated those channels, eight channels at a time.
• Indicator
This will light green when the port signal input reaches a certain level
(–40 dBFS), and will light red when it clips (–3 dBFS or higher).
7
8
9
0
• GAIN
Shows the output gain of the port.
• [48V]
Shows the +48V (phantom power) on/off status.
A
B
Parameter edit screen (for the MTX)
A [GAIN] knob
C
D
E
1
A
B
C
Adjusts the analog gain of the HA (head amp)
B HA analog gain
Shows the HA analog gain setting.
C [+48V] button
D
Turns the HA phantom power (+48V) on/off.
E
Notice
Be sure to leave this button off if you do not need phantom
power.
Follow the important precautions below, in order to prevent
noise and possible damage to external devices as well as the
unit when you operate this switch.
• Be sure to leave this button off when you connect a device
that does not support phantom power to [INPUT] connector.
• Do not connect/disconnect a cable to/from [INPUT]
connector while this button is on.
• Down the output level to the minimum before operating this
button.
NOTE There is no master switch. To avoid malfunctions, be sure to
set this appropriately for the equipment that is connected.
D Meter
Shows the input signal level.
E Channel index
Indicates the name and number of the device’s input
connector.
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Parameter edit screen (for the EXi8)
A [GAIN] knob
A
B
C
Adjusts the analog gain of the HA (head amp)
B HA analog gain
Shows the HA analog gain setting.
D
E
F
G
C [HPF] button
H
E Cutoff frequency
I
F [+48V] button
J
Switches the HPF (High Pass Filter) on/off.
D [Freq] knob
Specifies the cutoff frequency of the HPF.
Indicates the cutoff frequency of the HPF.
Turns the HA phantom power (+48V) on/off.
Notice
Be sure to leave this button off if you do not need phantom
power.
Follow the important precautions below, in order to prevent
noise and possible damage to external devices as well as the unit
when you operate this switch.
• Be sure to leave this button off when you connect a device that
does not support phantom power to [INPUT] connector.
• Do not connect/disconnect a cable to/from [INPUT]
connector while this button is on.
• Down the output level to the minimum before operating this
button.
NOTE There is no master switch. To avoid malfunctions, be sure to set
this appropriately for the equipment that is connected.
G [Ø] button
Switches the phase of the input signal.
H Meter
Shows the input signal level.
I [ON] button
Switches the input channel on/off.
J Channel index
Indicates the number of the device’s input connector. If you
place the cursor here, a popup will show the UNIT ID and
the name of the external device.
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4 “GAIN/HPF/EQ” screen access button
Switches to the “GAIN/HPF/EQ” screen. The button also shows the on/off
status.
5 EQ/HPF indication
This shows a miniature (non-editable) version of the graph that is shown in
the “GAIN/HPF/EQ” screen. This is not shown if HPF and EQ are off.
6 “GATE” screen access button
7 “COMP” screen access button
Switches to the “GATE/COMP” screen. The button also shows the current
value and on/off status.
8 “FBS” screen access button
9 “AGC” screen access button
Switches to the “FBS/AGC” screen. The button also shows the on/off status.
In the case of the MTX3, this will be only CH1 through CH4.
; [INS] button (MTX5-D only)
This button displays a popup screen where you can edit the insert on/off
setting eight channels at a time. If this is on, the audio signal will be sent
from POST ON to the Mini-YGDAI card installed in [SLOT].
NOTE If no Mini-YGDAI card is installed, or if the installed Mini-YGDAI card does not
support insertion, there will be no audio output if this is turned on.
A [SEL] button
Selects the channel that you want to edit.
B [ON] button
Switches the input channel on/off. The button also shows the on/off status.
C Fader/meter
Adjusts the input level. You can right-click the fader to access the popup
menu, and select [0 dB] or [–Infinity].
If you right-click the input channel meter, a popup menu will appear,
allowing you to choose [EQ OUT] or [POST ON]. If you choose
[EQ OUT], the indicator above the meter will light.
D Input channel volume
Edits/indicates the level of the input channel.
E Channel name
Indicates the channel name. You can double-click this and edit it.
HINT Some of the channel parameters can be copied and pasted.
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● Component copy
Drag (left-click and move) the
component that you want to copy, and
drop it (release the right-click) on the
desired channel.
Alternatively, you can right-click a
component to access a menu. Select
[Copy] and then select [Paste] for the
desired channel.
NOTE The following components can be copied: GAIN/HPF/EQ, GATE/COMP, AGC, GAIN/EQ,
COMP/AGC, DELAY/ROOM EQ, and SPEAKER PROCESSOR. However, if input channels are
in stereo, the [Ø] setting for [GAIN/HPF/EQ] will not be copied.
● Channel copy
Right-click the [SEL] button to access the menu. Select [Channel Copy] and then select
[Channel Paste] for the desired channel. All parameters of the channel will be pasted.
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Stereo input channels
Chapter 4. System screen
Stereo input channels
Stereo input channel settings are made in the [INPUT PORT SETUP] section of the “MTX
Configuration” dialog box.
Input channel settings are made in the [INPUT CHANNEL SETUP] section of the “MTX
Configuration” dialog box.
The description in this section assumes that STEREO channels are used.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
1 Channel index
Indicates the name and number of the MTX’s input connector.
If the channel is assigned as monaural, this will indicate [STIN1] or
[STIN1R]; if assigned as stereo, this will indicate [STIN1].
2 Port select button
Opens the “Input Patch” dialog box. The button shows the currently
selected port.
3 Port/external device parameter access button
For details, refer to Input channels.
4 “GAIN/EQ” screen access button
Switches to the “GAIN/EQ” screen. The button also shows the on/off status.
This is not shown if HPF and EQ are off.
5 EQ indication
This shows a miniature (non-editable) version of the graph that is shown in
the “GAIN/EQ” screen. This is not shown if HPF and EQ are off.
6 “COMP” screen access button
Switches to the “COMP/AGC” screen. The button also shows the current
value and on/off status. STIN3 does not provide the capability of specifying
COMP or AGC.
7 “AGC” screen access button
Switches to the “COMP/AGC” screen. The button also shows the on/off
status. In the case of the MTX3, this will be only STIN1 and STIN2.
For details on adjusting the following parameters, refer to Input channels.
• [SEL] button
• [ON] button
• Fader/meter
• Input channel volume
• Channel name
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Effect return channels
Chapter 4. System screen
Effect return channels
1 Effect return volume
This parameter specifies the amount of audio signal processed by the effect
that will be returned.
For details on adjusting the following parameters, refer to Input channels.
• Channel index
• [ON] button
• Fader/meter
• Channel name
1
Direct input channels
Direct input channel settings are made in the [INPUT CHANNEL SETUP] section on the
[INPUT] tab of the “MTX Configuration” dialog box.
For details on adjusting the following parameters, refer to Input channels.
• Channel index
• Port select button
• Port/external device parameter access button
• [ON] button
• Fader/meter
• Input channel volume
• Channel name
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Output channels
Chapter 4. System screen
Output channels
1
2
1 Channel index
Indicates the number of the MTX’s output channel.
3
2 Port select button
Opens the “Output Patch” dialog box. The button shows the currently
selected port. If more than one port is assigned, a [+] is shown at the end of
the port name.
4
5
6
3 Port/external device parameter access button
This button displays a Parameter editing screen where you can edit the
parameters of the MTX’s output connector and the parameters of the
external device that is associated with that channel.
4 “DELAY/ROOM EQ” screen access button
Switches to the “DELAY/ROOM EQ” screen. The button also shows the on/
off status.
5 SP 1way/SP 2way indication
Indicates the signal type of the output channel. Output channel settings are
made in [OUTPUT CHANNEL SETUP] of the “MTX Configuration”
dialog box.
6 “SPEAKER PROCESSOR” screen access button
Switches to the “SPEAKER PROCESSOR” screen. The button also shows
the on/off status.
For details on adjusting the following parameters, refer to Input channels.
• [SEL] button
• [ON] button
• Fader/meter
• Output channel volume
• Channel name
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Chapter 4. System screen
Parameter editing screen
An output can be assigned to more than one device.
In the explanatory screens shown here, the assignments are as follows.
Upper line
Lower line
Left
MTX [OUTPUT] connector parameters
Center
MTX [DANTE] parameters
Right
MTX [SLOT] parameters
Left
EXo8 parameters
Right
XMV parameters
The popup shows the MTX [OUTPUT] connector parameters if OUTPUT is
selected in the “Output Patch” popup.
Parameters other than the MTX’s [OUTPUT] connector parameters will appear
in the popup if a device has been assigned to the output route in the “EXT I/O”
screen and the corresponding output is selected in the “Output Patch” popup.
NOTE If digital connections and analog connections coexist, we recommend that you set the
XMV’s input sensitivity to [–20 dBFS] in the [Device] tab of the Project screen. If this is
set to [–20 dBFS], the digital connections and analog connections will have the same
input sensitivity.
A [GAIN] knob (for other than the XMV)
A
B
C
D
E
G
Adjusts the output gain.
B Output gain (for other than the XMV)
Shows the output gain setting.
C POLARITY button
Switches the polarity of the output signal.
D Meter (for other than Dante)
Shows the output signal level.
E Channel index
H
F
I
Indicates the connector number.
In the case of an external device, you can place the cursor
here to see a popup that shows the UNIT ID and the name
of the external device.
F [ON] button (EXo8 only)
Switches the output channel on/off.
G [ATT] knob (XMV only)
Adjusts the XMV’s output attenuator.
H Output attenuator (XMV only)
Shows the XMV’s output attenuator setting.
I [MUTE] button (XMV only)
Switches mute on/off for the output channel.
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❑ “Input Patch” dialog box
Here you can specify the connector or channel whose signal will be assigned to each input channel.
• [Input CH] box
Selects the input source channel.
• INPUT
These are the MTX’s [INPUT] connectors.
• ST IN
These are the MTX’s [ST IN] connectors.
• SD IN
This is the MTX’s SD memory card.
• YDIF
This is the MTX’s [YDIF] connector.
• DANTE (MTX5-D only)
This is the MTX5-D’s [Dante] connector.
• SLOT (MTX5-D only)
This is the MTX5-D’s [SLOT].
• AEC (MTX5-D only)
These are the signals processed by the MY4-AEC installed in the MTX5-D’s [SLOT].
These are not shown if the MY4-AEC is not installed. For details, refer to “MY4AEC Owner’s Manual.”
• OUTPUT CHANNEL (only for the MY4-AEC’s Near-end Mic. and From Far-end)
These are the MTX5-D’s output channels.
• [Close] button
Closes the “Input Patch” dialog box.
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“Output Patch” dialog box
Chapter 4. System screen
❑ “Output Patch” dialog box
Here you can choose how the output channels will be assigned to connectors or channels.
You can select multiple output connectors (except for Far-end Voice, To Far-end, and Near-end
Mic.).
• [Output CH] box
Selects the output channel.
• OUTPUT
These are the MTX’s [OUTPUT] connectors.
• YDIF
There are the channels that the MTX will output as YDIF.
They are available only in Distribution mode.
• DANTE (MTX5-D only)
This is the MTX5-D’s [Dante] connector.
• SLOT (MTX5-D only)
This is the MTX5-D’s [SLOT].
• INPUT CHANNEL (only for Far-end Voice, To Far-end, and Near-end Mic.)
These are the input channels of the MTX5-D.
• STEREO INPUT CHANNEL (only for Far-end Voice, To Far-end, and Near-end
Mic.)
These are the stereo input channels of the MTX5-D.
• DIRECT INPUT CHANNEL (only for Far-end Voice, To Far-end, and Near-end
Mic.)
These are the input channels of the MTX5-D.
• [Close] button
Closes the “Output Patch” dialog box.
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“INPUT” screens
Chapter 4. System screen
“INPUT” screens
In these screens you can apply signal processing to the input channels.
In this screen you can apply signal processing to the input channels. You can apply GAIN/HPF/EQ,
GATE/COMP, and FBS/AGC.
● Channel selection
Left button
Right button
Channel index
Channel name
Use the left or right button to select the channel to which you want to apply signal
processing.
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● Screen selection
Click the appropriate button to select the screen that includes the channel processing
you want to apply.
● Operations common to the “INPUT” screens
For details on the knobs and numeric boxes, refer to Explanation of basic operation.
HINT You can copy channel settings to other channels. When
you right-click within the area, a list box will appear. Select
a channel, and paste the settings (the Phase setting of an
input channel will not be copied).
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“GAIN/HPF/EQ” screen
Chapter 4. System screen
Input channels
Signal flow
INPUT CHANNEL(CH1-16)
EQ OUT
METER
DIGITAL
GAIN
HPF
3BAND
EQ
GR
GR
GATE
COMP
POST ON
METER
LEVEL
FBS*
AGC*
D ON
C
A
* CH 1-8 only
“GAIN/HPF/EQ” screen
In this screen you can edit the GAIN, HPF, and EQ parameters.
2
1
3
4
1 EQ graph and OUT meter
The effect of the equalizer is shown as a graph. You can drag a control point to edit the
parameters.
An OUT meter is shown at the right of the graph.
2 GAIN setting area
• [Ø] button
Switches the phase of the input signal.
• [D.GAIN] knob
Adjusts the digital gain of the input signal.
3 HPF setting area
• HPF [ON] button
Switches the HPF (High Pass Filter) on/off.
• [Freq.] knob
Specifies the cutoff frequency of the HPF.
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4 EQ setting area
• EQ [ON] button
Switches the EQ on/off.
• [FLAT] button
Resets the EG gain (0 dB). A confirmation message will appear. Click the [Yes]
button to execute.
• [Type] list box
Select the type of EQ.
The frequency response is shown by the EQ graph.
PEQ (Parametric Equalizer)
The volume in the region of the specified frequency will be boosted or cut according
to the specified Q.
L.SHELF (Low Shelf)
The volume of the entire low-frequency region below the specified frequency will be
boosted or cut. Use this for purposes such as bass boost. [6dB/Oct] and [12dB/Oct]
specify the amount of attenuation per octave.
H.SHELF (High Shelf)
The volume of the entire high-frequency region above the specified frequency will
be boosted or cut. Use this for purposes such as high boost. [6dB/Oct] and
[12dB/Oct] specify the amount of attenuation per octave.
HPF (High Pass Filter)
The region below the specified frequency will be cut.
LPF (Low Pass Filter)
The region above the specified frequency will be cut.
• [B/W] box/[Q] knob
Specifies the width of each frequency region. The [B/W] box specifies the setting in
Octave units.
• [Freq.] knob
Specifies the frequency of each frequency region.
NOTE The variable range depends on the band. The Low (left) region has a lower limit of
20 Hz, and the Mid (center) and High (right) regions have a lower limit of 100 Hz.
• [Gain] knob
Specifies the amount of boost or cut that will be applied to the frequency.
• [BYPASS] button
Temporarily turns off the EQ.
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“GATE/COMP” screen
Chapter 4. System screen
“GATE/COMP” screen
In this screen you can adjust the GATE and COMP (Compressor) parameters.
1
2
3
1 IN meter
This is the input meter for the gate.
2 GATE setting area
This type of signal processing passes the audio signal only while it exceeds a specified
volume. Use this to cut low-level noise, such as when there is no input from a mic, or
when the input is below a specified level (the threshold value).
• GATE graph
The effect of the gate is shown by this graph. The horizontal axis is the input level,
and the vertical axis is the output level.
• GR meter
Indicates the amount of gain reduction.
• GATE [ON] button
Turns the gate on/off.
• [THRESHOLD] knob
Specifies the threshold level at which the gate will take effect.
• [RANGE] knob
Specifies the amount of attenuation applied when the gate is active.
• [ATTACK] knob
Specifies the attack time (the time from when the input signal exceeds the threshold
until the gate opens).
• [HOLD] knob
Specifies the hold time (the time from when the input signal falls below the
threshold until the gate begins to close).
• [DECAY] knob
Specifies the decay time (the time over which the gate closes after the hold time has
elapsed).
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3 COMP setting area
This type of signal processing compresses the dynamic range. Use this to prevent
problems that can occur in the sound if the input exceeds a certain level (threshold).
• COMP graph
The effect of the compressor is shown by this graph. The horizontal axis is the input
signal level, and the vertical axis is the output level.
• GR meter
Indicates the amount of gain reduction.
• COMP [ON] button
Turns the compressor on/off.
• [THRESHOLD] knob
Specifies the threshold level at which the compressor will take effect.
• [RATIO] knob
Specifies the compression ratio.
When the threshold level is exceeded, the output signal will be adjusted at the ratio
specified by “input signal : output signal.”
For example with a setting of 4:1, the portion of the signal that exceeds the threshold
value will be compressed to 1/4th.
• [KNEE] knob
Specifies how compression will be applied.
With the [HARD] setting, compression will operate like a limiter. If the [HARD]
setting produces an unnatural impression, raise the value. However, raising the value
excessively will increase the amount of compression for the portion below the
threshold level.
• [ATTACK] knob
Specifies the attack time (the time from when the input signal exceeds the threshold
until the maximum compression is reached).
• [RELEASE] knob
Specifies the release time (the time from when the input signal falls below the
threshold until compression is no longer applied).
• [GAIN] knob
Adjusts the output gain.
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“FBS/AGC” screen
In this screen you can edit the “FBS (Feedback Suppressor)” and “AGC (Auto Gain
Controller)” parameters.
1
2
1 FBS setting area
FBS (Feed Back Suppressor) is a function that prevents the unpleasant acoustic
feedback that occurs when sound from a speaker is picked up by a mic and reamplified. In addition to being unpleasant, acoustic feedback places a strain on the
speakers, and can damage them. To prevent such feedback, place the speakers so that
their sound will not be picked up by the mic and amplified. If acoustic feedback still
occurs, you can use FBS to improve the feedback margin.
FIXED
After the speakers and mics have been installed, and while the MTX series settings are
being made, this method proactively finds feedback points in the current sound system,
and applies the appropriate filters. This is effective for mics whose position is fixed.
• [ON] button
Applies the detection result.
• [DETECT] button
Displays the Detection start screen. This is available only when online.
• [CLEAR] button
Clears the filter settings. A confirmation message will appear. Click the [Yes] button
to execute.
• [Freq.]
Displays the frequencies of the filters that were applied. Up to seven filters will be
applied.
DYNAMIC
This method continually finds the changing feedback points while the MTX series unit
is in use, and updates the filter settings accordingly. This is effective for wireless mics
whose location is not fixed, and which can be used in a variety of positions.
• [ON] button
Turns the DYNAMIC function on/off. FBS operation will begin when you turn this on.
• [CLEAR] button
Clears the filter settings. A confirmation message will appear. Click the [Yes] button
to execute.
• [Freq.]
Displays the frequencies of the filters that were applied. Up to seven filters will be
applied.
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Performing FBS detection for the FIXED type
In order to obtain good results, you should set up the mics, speakers, and other sound
equipment, and adjust the output EQ settings before performing detection. If you want,
FIXED can also be used in conjunction with DYNAMIC.
1. Adjust the power amp output volume.
While vocalizing into the mic, gradually raise the power amp output to the volume
at which the system will be operated in actual use. In addition, clap your hands and
verify that feedback does not occur.
2. Maintain silence in the space for which you want to suppress feedback.
3. Select the input channels in MTX Editor.
4. Click the [FBS/AGC] button.
5. Click the FIXED [DETECT] button to open the detection start screen.
6. Click the [START] button in the detection start screen. Detection will
start.
Raise the faders little by little during detection.
Feedback will occur, but the MTX will immediately detect that frequency and insert
a filter. Repeat this operation. When you have obtained a satisfactory result, click the
[STOP] button to end the procedure.
7. After detection has ended, click the [CLOSE] button to close the screen.
NOTE • The indicator will light when the following occurs.
•
•
•
•
-When a frequency is displayed
-When a currently-displayed frequency is rewritten
If you don’t notice any result, it may be that detection has failed. Click the [CLEAR] button
to discard the detection result. If you want to make the settings once again, adjust the
position of the mics and speakers, adjust the volume, and try the above procedure once
again from step 1.
In some cases, detection will not occur correctly if the overall volume is raised excessively,
or if the mics and speakers are too close, or if sound from a speaker is directly entering a
mic.
When using FIXED, calculation will continue repeatedly even after all seven filters have
been displayed, for example to combine the frequencies that are closest to each other.
However when using DYNAMIC, if all seven filters are already displayed but new feedback
is found, the filter that was specified first and that will have the least effect on the audio
quality will be discarded, and replaced by the newly-specified filter. A filter will be
discarded automatically after a certain length of time has elapsed since it was applied.
It is not possible to completely eliminate all feedback in all environments.
If feedback increases when you raise a fader, and is not automatically suppressed, lower
the fader to prevent the speakers from being damaged.
HINT The MTX cannot detect multiple feedback points simultaneously. Settings will be easier if you
raise the fader slowly so that feedback occurs gradually.
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Chapter 4. System screen
2 AGC setting area
AGC (Auto Gain Controller) is a function that automatically compensates the gain
according to the input level, keeping a constant output level for an incoming signal
whose level is changing. For example, differences in how closely and how loudly a
person is speaking into a mic can make their amplified voice vary in volume, making it
less intelligible. In such cases, the volume will be automatically adjusted within a fixed
range.
• AGC [ON] button
Turns AGC on/off.
• [COMPENSATION LEVEL] knob
Specifies the amount of gain compensation. Higher settings will produce more
compensation.
• [RESPONSE TIME] knob
Specifies the response speed for gain compensation. This applies to compensation
that raises the gain; it is the time required for a 6 dB increase.
• [NOISE GATE] button
Turns the noise gate on/off.
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Stereo input channels
Signal flow
STEREO INPUT CHANNEL(STIN1L-3R)
POST EQ
METER
DIGITAL
GAIN
3BAND
EQ
GR
COMP*
LEVEL
AGC*
POST ON
METER
D ON
C
A
* CH 1L-2R only
“GAIN/EQ” screen
In this screen you can adjust the GAIN and EQ parameters. For details on these
parameters, refer to “GAIN/HPF/EQ” screen.
“COMP/AGC” screen
In this screen you can adjust the COMP and AGC parameters. For details on these
parameters, refer to “GATE/COMP” screen and “FBS/AGC” screen.
HINT If you are playing a CD and the recorded level differs between songs to an unpleasant extent,
it is effective to use the AGC function to adjust the levels.
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“MATRIX” screen
This screen mixes and sends the input channel signals.
In SENDS ON FADER mode, you can use the input channel faders to adjust the amount of the input
channels that is sent to the matrix bus.
3
1
4
2
5
5
Signal flow
INPUT CHANNEL(CH1-16)
EQ OUT
METER
DIGITAL
GAIN
HPF
3BAND
EQ
GR
GR
GATE
COMP
LEVEL
FBS*
AGC*
* CH 1-8 only
POST ON
METER
D ON
C
A
MATRIX CROSS POINT
To MATRIX(MONO)
LEVEL ON
To MATRIX1,3...15
To MATRIX2,4...16
To MATRIX(STEREO)
LEVEL ON
PAN To MATRIX1,3...15
To MATRIX2,4...16
EFFECT SEND
LEVEL ON
ANC SEND
LEVEL ON
To YDIF OUTPUT PATCH
To PRIORITYAMBIENT SOURCE
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To FX2
To ANC1
To ANC2
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Chapter 4. System screen
1 SENDS ON FADERS [ON] button
Turns SENDS ON FADER mode on/off. If this is off, the input channel faders will
adjust the input levels.
2 Matrix bus select buttons
Select the matrix bus to which the signal will be sent. A pair of channels that are
assigned as stereo is shown by a single button.
If you right-click the button, you’ll be able to set all send levels to the matrix bus in a
single operation by choosing 0 dB, –3 dB, –6 dB, or –Infinity.
3 Input channel matrix
Shows the send level of each channel. The
On:
Send level
horizontal axis indicates the input channels,
and the vertical axis indicates the sendOff:
Send level
destination matrix buses. The PAN or Blend
settings are included in the send levels. Click
here to turn send on/off. If you drag with the mouse, the send on/off settings over which
the cursor passes will change to the state of the location from which you began
dragging.
You can right-click a cross point and make multiple send on/off settings in a single
operation by choosing Matrix ON (all horizontal axis on), Matrix OFF (all horizontal
axis off), All ON (all on), or All OFF (all off).
4 [ZONE] button
Indicate the zones that are the matrix output destinations. Click a button to access the
“ZONE” screen. A pair of channels that are assigned as stereo is shown by a single
button.
ZONE 9 through ZONE 16 are only displayed; they have no buttons.
5 Input channel faders
When SENDS ON FADER mode is on, the faders and [ON] buttons are shown in the
same color as the send-destination matrix bus select buttons.
5 -1
5 -2
5 -3
5 -1 PAN (controller and numeric box)
The controller and numeric value are shown only if the matrix bus is stereo,
allowing the setting to be edited.
Far left is 63L, center is C, and far right is 63R.
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NOTE
• When sending from a stereo input to a stereo bus, you can
use “MTX Configuration” dialog box in the “Advanced
Settings” dialog box to switch between PAN and Blend. If
Blend is selected, the controller and numeric value are not
shown (illustration at right).
• In the numeric box, enter [L63] or [l63] to pan fully left; enter
[R63] or [r63] to pan fully right. Enter [C] or [c] to pan to the
center.
5 -2 [ON] buttons
Switch send on/off when SENDS ON FADERS mode is on.
5 -3 Faders
Adjust the send level of the input channels.
You can right-click a fader and set the send level by selecting 0 dB, –3 dB, –6 dB,
or –Infinity. A grayed-out fader is shown at the position of the input level (this
cannot be edited).
6 Output channel faders
The colors of the faders are linked with the colors of the [ZONE] buttons.
• [ON] button
Turn ZONE OUT on/off.
• Faders
Adjust the ZONE OUT level.
You can right-click a fader and set the send level by selecting 0 dB or –Infinity.
NOTE You can use the vertical and horizontal scroll bars to select ANC buses or other channels that
are hidden.
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Setting the input channel mix
1. Click the [SENDS ON FADERS] button.
2. Click a send-destination select button to select a send-destination bus.
3. Adjust the send level of each input channel. You can use the [ON]
button to switch send on/off.
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“ZONE” screen
In this screen you can specify how input signal priority will control output signals.
3
1
2
4
Signal flow
ZONE 1-8
2nd PRIORITY
1st PRIORITY
PRIORITY
DUCKER
ZONE OUT
MASTER METER
LEVEL
D ON
C
A
ANC
GR
GR
MIX
PRIORITY
DUCKER
ANC
MIX
AMBIENT
METER
PRIORITY
SOURCE
PRIORITY
SOURCE
AMBIENT
SOURCE
To YDIF
OUTPUT
PATCH
From INPUT CHANNEL POST ON 1-16
From STEREO INPUT CHANNEL POST ON 1L-3R
From DIRECT INPUT POST ON 9-16
From ANC BUS 1-2
*1 From YDIF IN 1-16
*1 DISTRIBUTION MODE only
In this screen you can make settings for the ducker and the “Ambient Noise Compensator”
(subsequently called “ANC”).
The ducker is a function that temporarily reduces the input from one channel when an audio signal
is input to another specified input channel, allowing the audio from the specified channel to be
heard clearly. The priority order is as follows: “1st PRIORITY > 2nd PRIORITY > Matrix Out
signal.”
ANC is a function that boosts or attenuates the output signal from the MTX according to the level
that is being input via an ambient noise detection mic. The ANC function provided by the MTX is
a gap-type ANC that detects silent intervals such as between songs, detects the noise level during
those intervals, and varies the level accordingly.
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Chapter 4. System screen
1 ZONE select buttons
Use the left and right buttons to select the zone for which to make settings.
The name of the zone is shown at the right.
NOTE You can also use the output channel [SEL] buttons to select a zone.
2 Graph and GR meter
This graph shows the ducker settings. The amount of gain reduction applied by the
ducker is shown at the right of the graph.
Use the [1st PRIORITY] and [2nd PRIORITY] tabs to switch the display between the
duckers.
3 Ducker setting area
HINT Ducker settings can be copied between 1st/2nd, or to
another zone.
When you right-click within the copy-source settings area,
a list will appear.
• DUCKER [ON] button
Turns the ducker on/off.
• [PRIORITY SOURCE] list
Selects the input signal for the ducker.
• DUCKER indicator
When the ducker operates, the indicator will light green to indicate operation.
• [MIX LEVEL] knob
Adjusts the amount by which the signal selected in the [PRIORITY SOURCE] list
will be mixed into the ducker’s output.
• [THRESHOLD] knob
Specifies the threshold level at which the ducker will take effect.
• [RANGE] knob
Specifies the amount of attenuation applied when the ducker is active.
This amount specifies how much of the main audio will remain, or whether it will
be silenced.
• [ATTACK] knob
Specifies the time from when the priority source input signal exceeds the
THRESHOLD until the ducker for the main signal reaches the amount of
attenuation specified by the [RANGE] knob.
• [HOLD] knob
Specifies the time from when the input signal falls below the THRESHOLD until the
signal begins returning to its original level.
• [RELEASE] knob
Specifies the duration of the wait from when the HOLD time has elapsed until the
ducker no longer affects the input signal.
4 ANC setting area
• ANC [ON] button
Turns ANC on/off.
• [AMBIENT SOURCE] list
Selects the channel to which the ambient noise detection mic is connected.
• [AMBIENT THRESHOLD] knob
Specifies the average level of ambient noise.
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• [ANC] level meter
Shows the level of ambient noise.
• GAP [THRESHOLD] knob
Specifies the threshold level for the input signal. If the input signal level remains
below the threshold for a specified time, it will be interpreted as a gap.
• [TIME] knob
Specifies the time required for a gap to be detected.
• [MIN GAIN] knob
Specifies the minimum amount by which the input signal level will be compensated.
• [MAX GAIN] knob
Specifies the maximum amount by which the input signal level will be compensated.
• [GAIN RATIO] knob
Specifies the ratio by which the input signal level will be compensated.
• [RESPONSE TIME] knob
Specifies the response speed for level compensation.
Making ducker settings
Examples of use
Example 1: If there is input from a mic while background music is playing, the volume
of the background music will automatically decrease.
Example 2: In a conference, the voice of a participant is suppressed when there is input
from the mic of the chairperson.
1. Patch the background music and the lowest-priority mics to the desired
zone.
The volume of this sound will be attenuated when the ducker operates.
The sound being input as the priority source is not patched to the input of the zone.
2. In the ZONE screen, select the zone for which you want to make ducker
settings.
3. Click the DUCKER [ON] button.
4. In the PRIORITY SOURCE list, select the sound that will have a higher
priority than the sounds you patched in step 1.
5. Use [RANGE] to adjust the amount of
ducking.
Specify a smaller value if you want some sound to
remain as (for example) background music, or
specify a high value such as –70 dB if you want the
sound to be entirely silenced.
6. Adjust other parameters as necessary.
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Making ANC settings
Examples of use
Example 1: In a location where a speech is being given, automatically adjust the volume
of the zone up or down according to the level of ambient noise (e.g., crowd
noise).
Example 2: In a restaurant, adjust the background music according to the noise of the
surrounding conversation in order to maintain privacy.
1. Set up a mic in a position where it can detect the ambient noise at an
appropriate level.
Place the ambient noise detection mic in a location where it will not receive direct
sound from the speakers but will be close to the source of the ambient noise, such as
on the ceiling in the middle of the room above the crowd or audience, and at a
distance from the speakers.
2. Select a zone.
3. Click the ANC [ON] button.
4. In the AMBIENT SOURCE list, select the input signal from the ambient
noise detection mic.
If you’ve connected more than one mic for detecting ambient noise, select [ANC
BUS1/2].
5. Adjust the ANC threshold setting.
6. Adjust the parameters.
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Chapter 4. System screen
“ROUTER” screen
In this screen you can assign zone outputs to output channels.
1
5
2
3
4
Signal flow
OSCILLATOR
FREQ.
Sine Wave
LEVEL
Pink Noise
ON
Burst Noise
ZONE 1-8
ROUTER
2nd PRIORITY
1st PRIORITY
GR
GR
PRIORITY
DUCKER
PRIORITY
DUCKER
MIX
ZONE OUT
ANC
MASTER METER
LEVEL
D ON
C
A
ANC
MIX
AMBIENT
METER
PRIORITY
SOURCE
PRIORITY
SOURCE
AMBIENT
SOURCE
8
To YDIF
OUTPUT
PATCH
From INPUT CHANNEL POST ON 1-16
From STEREO INPUT CHANNEL POST ON 1L-3R
From DIRECT INPUT POST ON 9-16
From ANC BUS 1-2
*1 From YDIF IN 1-16
OUTPUT CHANNEL 1-8 (1way)
OUTPUT
LEVEL
16
ROOM EQ/DELAY
ON
DELAY
4BAND
EQ
SPEAKER PROCESSOR
X-OVER
DELAY
6BAND
EQ
LEVEL
GR
OUTPUT
METER
MUTE
LIMITER
*1 DISTRIBUTION MODE only
From YDIF IN 1-16
*DISTRIBUTION MODE only 16
You’ll assign zone outputs, YDIF input signals in Distribution mode, and oscillator signals to the
output channels.
1 Input signals to the router
This area shows zone outputs and YDIF signals.
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2 Router
This router distributes the signals. Click a square in the grid to switch the output on/
off. If you right-click, a context menu will appear, allowing you to choose [All OFF] to
turn all outputs off.
On:
Off:
It is not possible to mix multiple zone outputs for output to a single output channel.
3 OSCILLATOR [ON] button
If this is on, a oscillator signal will be output to the corresponding channel.
However, no signal will be output unless the OSCILLATOR [ON] button at the right is
turned on.
4 OUTPUT CH [OUT] button
Accesses the CHANNEL EDIT screen of the output-destination channel.
5 OSCILLATOR setting area
• OSCILLATOR [ON] button
If this is on, a oscillator signal will be output.
• WAVE FORM
[SINE] signal frequency setting buttons
Specify the frequency of the sine wave that is output by the oscillator.
Choose [100Hz], [1 kHz], [10kHz], or [VARI].
Sine wave signal [Freq] setting knob
Adjusts the output frequency of the sine wave. This is available if you click the sine
wave [VARI] button.
[NOISE] signal setting buttons
Choose [Pink] noise or [Burst] noise.
• Output [LEVEL] knob
Adjusts the level of the signal that is output from the oscillator.
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“OUTPUT” screens
Chapter 4. System screen
“OUTPUT” screens
In these screens you can apply signal processing to the output channels.
In this screen you can apply signal processing to the output channels. You can apply DELAY/
ROOM EQ, and SPEAKER PROCESSOR.
● Channel selection
Left button
Right button
Channel index
Channel name
Use the left or right button to select the channel to which you want to apply signal
processing.
● Screen selection
Click the appropriate button to select the screen that includes the channel processing
you want to apply.
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● Operations common to the “OUTPUT” screens
For details on the knobs and numeric boxes, refer to Explanation of basic operation.
HINT You can copy channel settings to other channels.
When you right-click within the area, a list box will
appear. Select a channel, and paste the settings.
The signal from the router is processed by ROOM EQ
and SPEAKER PROCESSOR.
Depending on the OUTPUT CHANNEL SETUP setting (1WAY or 2WAY) in the “MTX
Configuration” dialog box, the signal routing will differ as follows. If this is set to 2WAY,
you will be unable to set “DELAY” or “ROOM EQ” in the screens of even-numbered
channels.
OUTPUT CHANNEL 1-8 (1way)
OUTPUT
LEVEL
ROOM EQ/DELAY
ON
DELAY
16
4BAND
EQ
SPEAKER PROCESSOR
X-OVER
DELAY
LEVEL
GR
MUTE
6BAND
EQ
LIMITER
16
OUTPUT CHANNEL 1-8 (2way)
OUTPUT
LEVEL
ROOM EQ/DELAY
ON
DELAY
SPEAKER PROCESSOR
4BAND
EQ
DELAY
X-OVER
DELAY
OUTPUT
METER
GR
LEVEL
MUTE
6BAND
LIMITER
EQ
GR
LEVEL
MUTE
6BAND
LIMITER
EQ
OUTPUT
METER
OUTPUT
METER
“DELAY/ROOM EQ” screen
In this screen you can adjust the DELAY and ROOM EQ parameters.
1
2
3
1 ROOM EQ graph
The effect of the room EQ is shown by this graph. You can drag a control point to edit
the parameters.
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2 DELAY setting area
2 -1
In a sound system that includes multiple speaker units, it
may appear to a listener that the voice of the person talking
is originating from a nearby speaker unit, rather than from
the person themself. In such cases, you can correct the
perceived localization by delaying the audio to the distant
2 -2
speaker unit according to the distance between the speaker
unit and the person who is talking.
2 -3
If sound from different speaker units is mutually
interfering, adding a slight delay to one of the audio signals will shift the interfering
frequencies, lessening the unnatural sensation.
2 -1 DELAY [ON] button
Turns delay on/off.
2 -2 Delay Time knob
Specifies the delay time.
2 -3 Type list box
The delay time specified by the Delay Time knob is converted into the units you
select, and shown at the left.
ms ................. Milliseconds
Sample ......... Number of samples (the range will depend on the sampling
frequency setting)
Meter............ Meters/second
Feet............... Feet/second
3 ROOM EQ setting area
The sound from the speakers is affected by the materials of the walls, ceiling, and floor,
and by the position of the speakers and how they are attached. This four-band EQ lets
you compensate for such changes. It cannot compensate for dips in the frequency
response that are caused by the shape of the room.
• ROOM EQ [ON] button
Turns the ROOM EQ on/off.
For details on adjusting the following parameters, refer to EQ in “GAIN/HPF/EQ”
screen.
• [FLAT] button
• [Type] list box
• [B/W] box
• [Q] knob
• [Freq.] knob
• [Gain] knob
• [BYPASS] button
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“SPEAKER PROCESSOR” screen
In this screen you can view the response of the “SPEAKER PROCESSOR” parameters that
are provided for adjusting the speakers; these parameters include APF (All Pass Filter),
Horn EQ, and limiter. These parameters can be edited in the “ADVANCED” screen.
■ Pre-installed LIBRARY
In the libraries that are preinstalled with MTX Editor, the limiter’s threshold value is the
value when using a power amp whose voltage gain is 26 dB.
As necessary, you should adjust settings such as the MTX’s limiter settings and output
level, and the power amp’s voltage gain and attenuator.
For example if you’re using a power amp with a voltage gain of 30 dB, you should either
lower the power amp’s attenuator value by 4 dB, or lower the MTX’s limiter threshold value
by 4 dB.
The voltage gain will differ depending on the type and settings of the XMV. For details,
refer to the XMV’s user manual.
• [LIST] button
Selects and shows library items.
• [STORE] button
Saves the current state as a library item (file extension [.ce3]).
■ [SP GRAPH] tab
PHASE
Displays a crossover phase response curve. This display takes into account the response
of the PEQ and the Delay.
If the signal type is 2-way, High and Low are displayed separately in different colors.
LEVEL
Displays a crossover amplitude response curve. This display takes into account the
response of the PEQ and the Output Level.
If the signal type is 2-way, High and Low are displayed separately in different colors.
GRAPH VISIBLE
• [HIGH] button (shown only if the signal type is 2-way)
Switches the High graph between visible and hidden.
• [LOW] button (shown only if the signal type is 2-way)
Switches the Low graph between visible and hidden.
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• [DELAY] button
Includes or removes the effect of the delay response from the crossover curve that is
displayed.
• [PEQ] button
Includes or removes the effect of the PEQ response from the crossover curve that is
displayed.
■ [PEQ GRAPH] tab
PHASE PEQ
Displays the PEQ phase response curve.
If the signal type is 2-way, High and Low are displayed separately in different colors.
LEVEL PEQ
Displays the PEQ amplitude response curve.
If the signal type is 2-way, High and Low are displayed separately in different colors.
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“ADVANCED” screen
In this screen you can make detailed “SPEAKER PROCESSOR” settings. If the signal type
is 2-way, the parameters are displayed separately for HIGH and LOW.
[HIGH] tab
[LOW] tab
In the “ADVANCED” screen, control points are shown on the LEVEL PEQ amplitude
response curve of the “PEQ GRAPH.”
About the LEVEL PEQ amplitude response curve
If the signal type is 2-way, the HIGH and LOW graph displays are linked with your
switching between the [HIGH] tab and [LOW] tab.
■ CROSSOVER
• POLARITY button
Inverts the phase of the signal that is output from each output channel. Switch
between NORMAL/INVERTED.
• [MUTE] button
Mutes the output of each output channel.
• [Freq.] knob
Specifies the crossover frequency of each output channel. If an output channel is
muted, its crossover graph is shown as a dashed line.
• HPF/LPF type list box
Specifies the amount of attenuation and the filter type. A menu will appear when you
click the list box. You can combine six slopes with four filter types. [6dB/Oct],
[12dB/Oct], [18dB/Oct], [24dB/Oct], [36dB/Oct], and [48dB/Oct] specify the
amount of attenuation per octave. Lower values apply more gentle attenuation;
higher values apply steeper attenuation.
Thru
No filter will be applied. There will be no attenuation; the response will be the
same at all frequencies.
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AdjustGc (Adjustable Gc)
Adjusts the Gc (gain at the cutoff frequency) in a range of –6 – +6dB.
Setting this to –3dB will produce a Butterworth filter, and setting this to –6dB will
produce a Linkwitz-Riley filter. The Gc knob will appear when you select this.
Butrwrth (Butterworth)
This is the most common response. The passed region is flat, and the gain at the
cutoff frequency is –3 dB.
Bessel
This curve emphasizes the phase response; the attenuation is more gradual than
Butterworth, but the waveform will not be distorted when a square wave is passed
through it.
Linkwitz (Linkwitz-Riley)
The order of this filter will be a power of two; the summed voltage of the LPF and
HPF outputs will produce a gain of 0 dB across the entire frequency range. The
passed region is flat, and the gain at the cutoff frequency is –6 dB.
• HPF/LPF [Freq.] knob
Specifies the cutoff frequency of the HPF/LPF.
• HPF/LPF [Gc] knob (shown only if filter type is set to [AdjustGc])
Specifies the gain at the cutoff frequency.
■ [HIGH] tab/[LOW] tab
Use the [HIGH] tab and [LOW] tab to switch the [DELAY], [PEQ], [Output Level],
[MUTE], and [LIMITER] display.
■ DELAY
For details on adjusting the following parameters, refer to “GAIN/HPF/EQ” screen.
• DELAY [ON] button
• Delay Time knob
• [Type] list box
■ PEQ
For details on adjusting the following parameters, refer to “GAIN/HPF/EQ” screen.
• PEQ [ON] button
• [FLAT] button
• [B/W] box
• [Q] knob
• [Freq.] knob
• [Gain] knob
• [BYPASS] button
• [Type] list box
Selects the PEQ type.
The frequency response is shown in PEQ GRAPH.
For details on the following types, refer to “GAIN/HPF/EQ” screen.
• PEQ
• L.SHELF (Low Shelf)
• H.SHELF (High Shelf)
• HPF
• LPF
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APF (All Pass Filter)
This filter passes the signals of the entire frequency range, affecting only the
phase. It is used mainly to correct the phase of the crossover region.
This is APF 1st. The phase will be rotated 90° at the specified frequency, and will
be rotated 0°–180° when seen over the entire frequency range. For APF 2nd, the
phase will be rotated 180° at the specified frequency, and will be rotated 0°–360°
when seen over the entire frequency range.
Horn EQ
A directional horn speaker is characterized by a high frequency level roll-off.
Horn EQ is an equalizer that compensates for this characteristic. For this reason,
Gain is restricted to 0 dB or higher and Freq. is restricted to 500 Hz or higher.
• [MUTE] button
Mutes the output.
• [Output Level] knob
Specifies the output level.
■ LIMITER
• [ON] button
Turns the limiter on/off. If the button is off, the limiter will be bypassed.
• Gain Reduction indicator
This will light when the threshold value is exceeded.
• [Threshold] knob
Specifies the threshold.
• [Attack]
Specifies the speed at which the limiter will take effect. If Manual is selected, a knob
is shown, allowing you to specify the setting in msec units. If Fast/Mid/Slow is
selected, the following settings will be made automatically according to the
crossover’s HPF cutoff frequency in the Speaker Processor settings.
Fast .................................... 1/4 wavelength of the cutoff frequency
Mid .................................... 1/2 wavelength of the cutoff frequency
Slow................................... 1 wavelength of the cutoff frequency
• [Release]
Specifies the speed at which the limiter will release. If Manual is selected, a knob is
shown, allowing you to specify the setting in msec units. If Fast/Mid/Slow is selected,
the following settings will be made automatically according to the crossover’s HPF
cutoff frequency in the Speaker Processor settings.
Slow................................... 4 wavelengths of the cutoff frequency
Mid .................................... 8 wavelengths of the cutoff frequency
Slow................................... 16 wavelengths of the cutoff frequency
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“EFFECT” screen
In this screen you can change the effect type and edit the effect parameters.
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3
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5
6
This screen lets you edit the effect that is sent from the input channels to the effect bus. You can
specify the type (e.g., reverb or echo), the parameter value for that type, and the send level.
Signal flow
EFFECT
EFFECT RETURN 1L-2R (FX RTN 1L-2R)
LEVEL
POST ON
METER
ON
From FX1
MATRIX CROSS POINT
To MATRIX(MONO)
LEVEL ON
EFFECT 1
To MTRIX1,3...7
To MTRIX2,4...8
To MATRIX(STEREO)
EFFECT
To MTRIX1,3...7
To MTRIX2,4...8
From FX2
EFFECT 2
To other MTXs
1 SENDS ON FADERS [ON] button
Turns SENDS ON FADER mode on/off. If this is off, the input channel faders will
adjust the input levels.
2 [EFFECT SEND] buttons (available only if SENDS ON FADER mode is on)
These buttons select the bus to which the effect will be sent. You can select buses [Fx1]
or [Fx2].
If you right-click the button, you’ll be able to set all send levels in a single operation by
choosing 0 dB, –3 dB, –6 dB, or –Infinity.
3 Effect type (shown only if SENDS ON FADER mode is on)
This selects the effect type for each bus. You can choose one of the following four types.
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Reverb Hall ........... Reverb that simulates an expansive space such as a concert hall.
Reverb Stage ......... Reverb that simulates a broad stage.
Karaoke Echo ....... Echo designed for karaoke use.
Vocal Echo ............ Echo designed specifically for stage vocals.
4 Effect parameter (shown only if SENDS ON FADER mode is on)
Adjusts the parameter of the effect. This will be [REVERB TIME] if the effect type is
reverb, and “DELAY TIME” if the effect type is echo.
5 [ON] button
Turns the effect send on/off.
6 Faders
When SENDS ON FADER mode is on, these adjust the effect send levels that are sent
from the input channels.
You can right-click a fader knob and set the send level by selecting 0 dB, –3 dB, –6 dB,
or –Infinity.
A grayed-out fader is shown at the position of the input level (this cannot be edited).
Making effect settings
1. Click the SENDS ON FADERS [ON]
button to turn it on.
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2
2. Select the bus ([Fx1] or [Fx2] button) to
which the effect will be sent.
3. Select the effect type from the list.
4. Adjust the effect parameter ([REVERB TIME] or [DELAY TIME]).
5. Use the faders to adjust the send level.
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“DCA” screen
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“DCA” screen
In this screen you can adjust the levels and mute settings of multiple channels.
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2
3
4
8
In this screen, input channels can be assigned to eight DCA groups and eight mute groups, and zone
outputs can be assigned to eight DCA groups and eight mute groups.
DCA groups allow you to use a single fader to control the input levels or output levels of multiple
channels. Mute groups allow you to switch multiple channels on/off together.
Fader settings for DCA groups and [MUTE] group master button settings for mute groups are
shared by MTX units within the same MTX system. For example if you make these settings for the
MTX3 whose ID=1, they will automatically be applied to MTX3 units of other ID numbers.
1 [INPUT CH DCA] button
This button selects input channel DCA groups.
2 [INPUT CH MUTE] button
This button selects input channel mute groups.
3 [ZONE OUT DCA] button
This button selects zone output DCA groups.
4 [ZONE OUT MUTE] button
This button selects zone output mute groups.
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5 [MUTE] group master buttons (shown only if
the [INPUT CH MUTE] button or
[ZONE OUT MUTE] button is selected)
These buttons turn each mute group on/off.
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6 Assignment channel matrix
This matrix lets you assign channels to DCA groups or
mute groups.
The group names are shown on the vertical axis, and the
names of the channels that can be assigned are shown on
the horizontal axis. Click an intersection to assign a
channel to a group.
On:
Off:
7 [CLEAR] button
This button clears all channels assigned to the corresponding group.
8 Faders (shown only if the [INPUT CH DCA] button or
[ZONE OUT DCA] button is selected)
Adjust the level of each DCA group.
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Chapter 4. System screen
“MY4-AEC” screen
In this screen you can make settings for the MY4-AEC installed in the MTX5-D’s [SLOT]. This screen
will not appear if any other card is installed or if no card is installed.
NOTE For example settings, refer to “MTX Setup Manual.”
In this screen you can make settings for the signals of the MY4-AEC.
In a teleconferencing system, the local and remote environments are respectively called the Nearend and Far-end.
The MY4-AEC’s acoustic echo canceller (AEC) determines the echo component included in the
mic input signal by using the signal from the Far-end as the reference signal, and subtracts only the
echo component of the Far-end from the mic input signal. This allows clear audio from the Nearend to be transmitted to the other party.
The MY4-AEC’s signals can be specified using the following choices and screens.
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From Far-end A
From Far-end B
From Far-end C
From Far-end D
From Far-end
selection
Far-end Voice A
Far-end Voice B
Far-end Voice C
Far-end Voice D
NR
NR
NR
NR
REFERENCE ON/OFF
To Far-end 4
To Far-end 3
“To Far-end”
screen
To Far-end 2
To Far-end 1
FBS
Near-end Mic. 2
FBS
Near-end Voice 2
Near-end Mic. 1
AEC
Reference signal
Near-end Voice 3
FBS
AEC
NR
Near-end Voice 4
Near-end Mic. 3
AEC
NR
NR
Near-end Mic. 4
AEC
NR
FBS
Near-end Voice 1
FBS: Feedback suppressor
Near-end Mic selection
“Near-end Voice” screen
NR : Noise reduction
From Far-end
Input signals from the remote location (the other party)
Far-end Voice
Signals from the remote location reproduced by the speakers of the local location
(your side)
Near-end Mic.
Input signals from local mics
Near-end Voice
Signals from local mics reproduced by local speakers
To Far-end
Echo-cancelled signals of local mics sent to the remote location
Common items
Here we explain items that do not change even when the screen changes.
About input and output
The MY4-AEC inputs audio signals from the ports or output channels of the MTX5-D.
The MY4-AEC outputs audio signals to the input channels of the MTX5-D.
● Screen selection
Click the appropriate tab to select the screen that includes the channel processing
you want to apply.
● Near-end Mic selection
Here you can select the ports for the local mics (Near-end Mic). When you click a port
select button, the “Input Patch” dialog box will appear. The button shows the currently
selected port.
When you click the button located at the right of a port select button, a Parameter edit
screen will appear as a pop-up.
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● From Far-end selection
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Here you can select the channels to which input signals from the remote location will
be output.
1 [From Far-end] signal selection buttons
These open the “Input Patch” dialog box, where you can select the audio signals from
the remote location (From Far-end). The button shows the currently selected port or
channel.
2 [NR] button
These are on/off switches for the noise reduction function which removes steady-state
noise such as produced by a projector or air conditioner in the remote location. We
recommend that you leave these on. The audio signal after noise reduction will be the
reference signal (REFERENCE).
3 [Far-end Voice] selection buttons
These buttons select the output destinations for the audio signals that are output to the
speakers of the local location. Click a button to open the “Output Patch” dialog box. The
button shows the currently selected channel.
NOTE It is assumed that the Far-end Voice will be mixed with the Near-end Mic and output from the
speakers. Therefore as seen from the MY4-AEC, the Far-end Voice is output to an input
channel of the MTX.
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❑ “To Far-end” screen
In this screen you can make echo-cancel settings for the mics.
The mic signal after echo-cancellation is output to the remote location.
1 AEC [ON] button
Switches the echo canceller function on/off.
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3
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7
4
5
2 REFERENCE [A][B][C][D] buttons
These buttons select whether the signal specified by the From
Far-end selection will be used as the AEC reference signal
(REFERENCE).
If multiple signals are selected, they will be mixed.
3 Meters
Mic In. meter ........ Indicates the level of the signal that is
input from your own mic (Near-end Mic).
Ref In. meter ......... Indicates the level of the reference signal.
The most effective echo cancellation will
be obtained with a level at which the
yellow indicators light occasionally.
Echo Attn. meter.. Indicates the amount of echo cancellation
for each channel. Higher levels indicate
that the echo canceller is working.
ERL meter.............. Indicates the ERL (Echo Return Loss = the
level of the audio that is output from the
speaker and re-input to the mic). Echo
cancellation will work most effectively if
you adjust the position of the speaker and
mic so as to minimize this level.
4 [Effect] box
Specifies the amount of echo cancellation. Higher numeric values allow more echoes to
be cancelled. However, the audio quality will decrease correspondingly, so you should
consider the balance between these factors as you make the adjustment.
5 [NR] button
These are on/off switches for the noise reduction function which removes steady-state
noise such as produced by a projector or air conditioner in the local location. We
recommend that you leave these on.
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6 [Distance] knob
This specifies the distance between the installed mic and speaker in units of meters. If
multiple mics and speakers are connected, specify the distance between the mic and
speaker that are closest to each other. If the distance is 2 m or less, set this to 2.
7 [To Far-end] channel select button
This button selects the output destination for the audio signals that are output to the
remote location (Far-end). Click the button to open the “Output Patch” dialog box.
❑ “Near-end Voice” screen
In this screen you can make settings for the FBS (Feed Back Suppressor) that is built into the MY4-AEC.
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2
3
4
1 FBS [ON] button
This turns the feedback suppressor function on/off.
The FBS of the MY4-AEC uses the dynamic method of finding the
constantly changing feedback points and updating the filter settings
accordingly.
This is reset when the MTX5-D is powered-off, and will return to a
state in which no notch filter is inserted.
2 [Width] box
Here you can specify the rejection width of the notch filter that is
inserted at the frequency where feedback is detected. Choose a
narrower rejection width if the feedback suppressor causes unwanted
changes in the character of the sound. A setting of “1/93” is the
narrowest setting for the notch filter. However in this case, the
feedback suppressor may be less effective.
3 [Depth] box
Here you can specify the amount of rejection applied by the notch filter
that is inserted at the frequency where feedback is detected. A setting
of “–18” produces the strongest suppression of feedback. However in
this case, you may notice more change in the character of the sound.
4 [Near-end Voice] channel select button
This button selects the output destination for the audio signal that is
output locally (Near-end Voice). Click the button to open the
“Output Patch” dialog box.
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“Mic” screen
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❑ “Mic” screen
When using a mic equipped with a PTT (Push To Talk) switch, a small amount of noise may be
heard while the PTT switch is off. If this noise is input to the AEC, the AEC will mistakenly learn
the noise, causing an echo when the PTT switch is turned on to resume speaking. In this screen you
can make settings and specify the type of mic to prevent this from occurring.
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3
2
4
1 PTT [ON] button
If this is on, and the input level from the local mic (Near-end
Mic) falls below the value specified in PTT Threshold, the
system will determine that the PTT switch of the local mic has
been turned off, and will stop AEC learning. We recommend
that you leave this on.
2 Mic In. meter
This indicates the level of the signal that is input from the local
mic (Near-end Mic). This meter will also indicate the level of
the noise that occurs when the PTT button of the mic is off.
3 [PTT Threshold] knob
This knob sets the reference level for AEC learning. If the PTT
[ON] button is on, AEC learning will stop when the input
signal to the local mic (Near-end Mic) falls below this level;
learning will resume when the input signal exceeds this level.
The Mic In. meter indicates the level of the input signal.
4 [Mic. Type] box
Specify the type of mic that is connected.
Choose “Fixed” for an environment in which the distance
between the mic and speaker is fixed, or “Moving” for an
environment in which this distance changes, such as when a
hand mic is used. Even in an environment in which the
distance between the mic and speaker is fixed, choose
“Moving” if the echo is obtrusive.
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“EXT. I/O” screen
Here you can select the signal routing for the MTX series unit’s YDIF connectors and analog
connectors.
❑ “YDIF” screen (Distribution mode)
This screen appears in Distribution mode.
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2
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4
6
7
8
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9
1 [YDIF 1-8] button
Displays the “YDIF1-8” screen. Here you can specify the routing for YDIF channels
1–8.
2 [YDIF 9-16] button
Displays the “YDIF9-16” screen.
Here you can specify the routing for YDIF channels 9–16.
3 [ANALOG] button
Displays the “ANALOG” screen.
4 [DANTE] button
Displays the “DANTE” screen.
5 [EDIT] button
This enables the input routing select buttons.
NOTE The [EDIT] button is available only in Distribution mode when the EXi8 is connected via YDIF
and the system is offline.
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6 Input routing select buttons
These buttons open the “YDIF In Patch” dialog box, where you can select the input
source device and channels for the YDIF signal.
To enable these buttons, click the [EDIT] button.
NOTE • These settings are not included in the preset. For this reason, they can be edited only after
clicking the [EDIT] button, in order to prevent the settings from being changed casually.
• This is available only in Distribution mode when the EXi8 is connected via YDIF and the
system is offline.
7 Selection buttons for output signals from the MTX to YDIF
These buttons open the “Channel Select” dialog box where you can select which signals
of the MTX will be output to YDIF channels. These settings are included in the preset.
8 YDIF IN input indicators
These indicators show YDIF input signals for the MTX series unit.
9 [EDIT] button
This enables the output routing select buttons.
NOTE The [EDIT] button is available only in Distribution mode when the XMV or EXo8 is connected
via YDIF and the system is offline.
> Output routing select buttons
These buttons open the “YDIF Out Patch” dialog box where you can select the device
and channels to which the YDIF signal will be output.
To enable these buttons, click the [EDIT] button.
NOTE • These settings are not included in the preset. For this reason, they can be edited only after
clicking the [EDIT] button, in order to prevent the settings from being changed casually.
• This is available only in Distribution mode when the XMV is connected via YDIF and the
system is offline.
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How the settings in each dialog box relate to the “YDIF” screen
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How the settings in each dialog box relate to the “YDIF”
screen
“YDIF In Patch” dialog box
“Channel Select” dialog box
EXi8 ID=03
EXi8 ID=04
MTX3 ID=01
MTX3 ID=02
Network
Swich
“YDIF Out Patch” dialog box
XMV4280 ID=30
XMV4280 ID=31
YDIF signal flow with the settings shown above
YDIF1
Through
CH1
#03 EXi8
IN
OUT
Through
Through
OUT8
#01 MTX3 No output
Through
Through
YDIF2
YDIF MODE
IN
CASCADE MODE
or DISTRIBUTION MODE
OUT
#04 EXi8
IN
IN
OUT
#03 EXi8
IN
OUT
#04 EXi8
Through
Through
IN
YDIF OUT
YDIF OUT
OUT
#01 MTX3 No output
IN
Through
OUT
*CASCADE MODE only
*DISTRIBUTION MODE only
From INPUT CHANNEL POST ON 1-8
8
IN
From STEREO INPUT CHANNEL POST ON 1L-3R
YDIF
OUTPUT
PATCH
8
16
YDIF
OUT
6
From ZONE OUT 1-8
#02 MTX3 No output
#02 MTX3 No output
IN
CH A&B
OUT
#30 XMV
Through
#31 XMV
OUT
IN
OUT
Through
#30 XMV
CH C
#31 XMV
OUT
IN
8
From THRU 1-16
16
8
OUT
IN
OUT
About YDIF
When connected via YDIF, the XMV will send the audio signals without change to the
EXi8 or the MTX. If the input from the EXi8 has not been specified in the “YDIF In
Patch” dialog box, the audio signals that have passed through the XMV/EXo8 will
return to the MTX.
In this case, make settings in the “Input Patch” dialog box so that YDIF is not assigned
to input channels; this prevents the returned audio signals from being mixed.
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❑ “YDIF In Patch” dialog box
Here you can select the input source device and channels for the YDIF signal.
• [YDIF In:] box
Select the YDIF channel that you want to edit.
• Channel select buttons
These buttons select the input source device and channel. The device ID and model
name of the input source are shown at the left.
• [Close] button
Closes the “YDIF In Patch” dialog box.
❑ “YDIF Out Patch” dialog box
Here you can select the device and channels to which the YDIF signal will be output. You can select
multiple output destinations.
• [YDIF Out:] box
Select the YDIF channel that you want to edit.
• Channel select buttons
These buttons select the output destination device and channel. The device ID and
model name of the output destination are shown at the left.
• [Close] button
Closes the “YDIF Out Patch” dialog box.
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❑ “Channel Select” dialog box
Here you can select the signals that are output from the MTX to YDIF.
If nothing is selected, the signal will not be output to YDIF.
• [YDIF:] box
Select the YDIF channel that you want to edit.
• [Thru] button
The signals coming into YDIF input will be sent to the same YDIF channel without
change.
• INPUT CHANNEL (POST ON)
The input channel’s POST signal (after MUTE switching) will be sent to the YDIF
channel.
• STEREO INPUT CHANNEL (POST ON)
The stereo input channel’s POST signal (after MUTE switching) will be sent to the
YDIF channel.
• ZONE OUT
The signal of the zone output will be sent to the YDIF channel.
• OUTPUT CHANNEL
The signal of the output channel will be sent to the YDIF channel.
• [Close] button
Closes the “Channel Select” dialog box.
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❑ “YDIF” screen (Cascade mode)
This screen appears in Cascade mode. It indicates which MTX MATRIX bus is routed to which
YDIF output.
You can turn the YDIF outputs on or off in the [CASCADE MODE] section on the [OUTPUT] tab
of the “MTX Configuration” dialog box.
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“ANALOG” screen
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❑ “ANALOG” screen
Here you can select the XMV unit and the channels of the unit that will input analog audio signals.
These settings let you control the parameters of analog-connected XMV units from the Parameter
editing screen. However, audio routing settings cannot be made.
1
2
1 MTX select buttons
Use these buttons to select the MTX unit that you want to edit.
2 Output routing select buttons
These open the “Line Out Patch” dialog box where you can select the output routing.
How the settings in the “ANALOG” screen and the “Line
Out Patch” dialog box are related
Click to open the
dialog box
XMV Ch A/B/C/D
“Line Out Patch” dialog box
MTX3
MTX3
XMV
YDIF
Select an analogconnected amp
XMV
Since there could be parallel
connections following the line out,
multiple channels can be selected
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❑ “Line Out Patch” dialog box
Here you can specify the output destination device and channel for analog signal output from the
MTX unit. You can select multiple output destinations.
• [Out:] box
Select the output channel that you want to edit.
• Channel select buttons
These buttons select the output destination device and channel. The device ID and
model name of the output destination are shown at the left.
• [Close] button
Closes the “Line Out Patch” dialog box.
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❑ “DANTE” screen
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2
3
4
5
6
1 [Preserve the Dante settings configured by Dante Controller]
check box
Select this check box if you’re using Audinate Corporation’s Dante Controller to set up
the Dante network. The settings of Dante Controller will take priority over the settings
made in MTX Editor. If this check box is cleared, you’ll be able to use MTX Editor to
make Dante network settings within the project.
2 [EDIT] button
This enables the input routing select buttons.
3 Input routing select buttons
These buttons open the “DANTE In Patch” dialog box, where you can select the input
source device and channels for the Dante signal.
To enable these buttons, click the [EDIT] button.
4 MTX select buttons
Use these buttons to select the MTX unit that you want to edit.
5 [EDIT] button
This enables the output routing select buttons.
6 Output routing select buttons
These buttons open the “DANTE Out Patch” dialog box, where you can select the
output destination device and channels for the Dante signal.
To enable these buttons, click the [EDIT] button.
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❑ “Dante In Patch” dialog box
Here you can select the input source device and channels for the Dante signal.
• [Dante In:] box
Select the Dante channel that you want to edit.
• Channel select buttons
These buttons select the input source device and channel. The MTX system name,
device ID, and model name of the input source are shown at the left.
• [Close] button
Closes the “Dante In Patch” dialog box.
❑ “Dante Out Patch” dialog box
Here you can select the output destination device and channels for the Dante signal.
• [Dante Out:] box
Select the Dante channel that you want to edit.
• Channel select buttons
These buttons select the output destination device and channel. The MTX system
name, device ID, and model name of the output destination are shown at the left.
• [Close] button
Closes the “Dante Out Patch” dialog box.
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“XMV” screen
Here you can view and edit the parameters of the XMV units in the MTX system. The units are
grouped according to how they are connected: YDIF-connected, analog-connected, or Danteconnected. When you right-click on the display area of a desired XMV, a context menu appears,
allowing you to copy and paste settings between devices.
NOTE If digital connections and analog connections coexist, we recommend that you set the XMV’s input sensitivity
to [–20 dBFS] in the [Device] tab of the Project screen. If this is set to [–20 dBFS], the digital connections and
analog connections will have the same input sensitivity.
3
4
2
1
1 [EDIT] button
This button enables the input routing select buttons for YDIF-connected and Danteconnected XMV units.
NOTE The [EDIT] button is available only in the offline state.
2 [Preserve the Dante settings configured by Dante Controller]
check box
Select this check box if you’re using Audinate Corporation’s Dante Controller to set up
the Dante network. The settings of Dante Controller will take priority over the settings
made in MTX Editor.
3 [ALL STANDBY]
If you click the [STANDBY] button, the power of all XMV units in the MTX system will
be switched to standby. If you click the [ON] button, the power of all XMV units in the
MTX system will be turned on.
4 [ALL MUTE]
If you click the [OFF] button, mute will be defeated for all XMV units in the MTX
system. If you click the [ON] button, all XMV units in the MTX system will be muted.
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5
7
8
9
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DC B A <
5 XMV identification area
Shows the UNIT ID, model type, and model name of the corresponding XMV unit.
6 [POWER]
If you click the [STANDBY] button, the power of the corresponding XMV unit will be
switched to standby. If you click the [ON] button, the power of the corresponding XMV
unit will be switched on.
7 Input routing select buttons
These buttons open the “XMV Patch” dialog box where you can select the audio signal
output source device and channels.
To enable these buttons for a YDIF-connected or Dante-connected XMV unit, click the
[EDIT] button.
8 [LIMIT] indicator
This will light if the limiter of the XMV unit itself is operating.
9 Meter
Shows the output signal level.
0 Channel index
Indicates the channel number of the XMV.
A [MUTE] button
Switches mute on/off for the output channel.
B POLARITY button
Switches the polarity of the output signal.
C [PROTECTION] indicator
This will light if the protection function of the XMV unit itself is operating.
D Attenuator
Shows the XMV’s output attenuator setting.
You can double-click this and edit it.
E Channel name
Indicates the channel name. You can double-click this and edit it.
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❑ “XMV Patch” dialog box
Here you can select the output destination device and channels for the audio signals of the XMV
unit. The items shown will depend on the type of connections.
YDIF
Analog
DANTE
• [Device:] box (for other than YDIF)
Selects the output source device.
• Channel buttons
Select the output source channel.
• [Close] button
Closes the “XMV Patch” dialog box.
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“EXo8” screen
Here you can view and edit the parameters of the EXo8 units in the MTX system. When you right-click
on the display area of a desired EXo8, a context menu appears, allowing you to copy and paste settings
between devices.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
1 [EDIT] button
This enables the EXo8 input routing select buttons.
NOTE The [EDIT] button is available only in the offline state.
2 EXo8 identification area
Shows the UNIT ID, model type, and model name of the corresponding EXo8 unit.
3 Input routing select buttons
These buttons open the “EXo Patch” dialog box where you can select the audio signal
output source device and channels.
To enable these buttons, click the [EDIT] button.
4 Channel index
Indicates the channel number of the EXo8.
5 [ON] button
Switches the output channel on/off. The button also shows the on/off status.
6 POLARITY button
Switches the polarity of the output signal.
7 Attenuator
Shows the EXo output attenuator setting.
You can double-click this and edit it.
8 Channel name
Indicates the channel name. You can double-click this and edit it.
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❑ “EXo Patch” dialog box
Here you can select the output destination channels for the audio signals of the EXo8 unit.
• [YDIF] buttons
Select the output source channel.
• [Close] button
Closes the “EXo Patch” dialog box.
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Chapter 5. Online and Synchronization
You can connect the MTX to your computer and send the settings created using MTX Editor to the
MTX, or synchronize the MTX with MTX Editor and edit the settings. You can also load data from
the MTX into MTX Editor.
The state in which the MTX and MTX Editor operate in synchronization is called the “online state.”
The action of bringing them into this state is called “Synchronization.”
Synchronization will match the settings of MTX Editor and the MTX itself; when the settings of
both are in a matching state, they will go online, allowing the MTX to be controlled in real time.
NOTE If emergency mode occurs, the system will go offline. It is not possible to synchronize with an
MTX system that is in emergency mode.
Online
To go online with MTX Editor, you can either click the [Online] tool button to access the
“Synchronization” dialog box, or choose the [File] menu command [Go Online – From Devices] to
access the “Go Online – From devices” dialog box. For details on when each method is appropriate,
refer to Synchronization.
❑ “Synchronization” dialog box
• [To Device] option button
Choose this if you want the settings of MTX Editor to be applied to the MTX system.
• [From Device] option button
Choose this if you want the settings of the MTX system to be applied to MTX Editor.
• [OK] button
Click this to switch to a display that lets you choose the system that will be
synchronized.
• [Cancel] button
Click this to close the dialog box without synchronizing.
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Procedure
1. In the toolbar, click the [Online] button.
The “Synchronization” dialog box will appear, allowing you to choose the direction
of synchronization.
2. Choose either [To Device] or [From Device] to specify the direction in
which synchronization will occur.
Click the [OK] button to switch to a display that lets you choose the system that will
be synchronized. If you click the [Cancel] button, the operation will be cancelled.
If you chose [To Device]
The settings of MTX Editor will be transmitted to the devices, overwriting their
settings.
If you chose [From Device]
The settings of the devices will be loaded into MTX Editor.
NOTE If the PIN code differs between MTX Editor’s project file and the devices, a PIN code
entry dialog box will appear. Enter the correct PIN code to go online.
If you enter the wrong PIN code, you will not be able to go online; the following will
occur.
If you chose [To Device]
The procedure will end without transmitting MTX Editor’s settings to the devices.
If you chose [From Device]
The settings of the devices will be transmitted to MTX Editor, and then you will go
offline.
3. Select the MTX system that you want to place online.
• [Detail] button
Displays the progress, synchronization status, and error messages for the devices in
each MTX system.
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4. Click the [Online] button.
Synchronization will begin. If you click the [Cancel] button, the operation will be
cancelled.
5. The synchronization progress is displayed.
If you click the [Abort] button, the operation will be halted. This can be a useful way
to save time, for example if you’ve noticed a mistake during synchronization and
want to edit a parameter. The settings will have been partially transmitted, so after
you’ve made changes, be sure to complete synchronization to the end.
Progress bar
Message area
• Progress bar
Shows the status of synchronization.
• Message area
Details are shown in this area if you click the [Abort] button to stop the process or if
an error occurs.
• [Abort] button
Click this to stop synchronization.
• [Online] button
When you click this, MTX Editor will begin synchronizing with the selected MTX
system.
• [Close] button
Cancels synchronization and closes the dialog box.
This cannot be clicked during synchronization.
6. When synchronization has ended successfully, the progress screen will
close automatically.
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❑ “Go online – From devices” dialog box
The settings (configuration and parameters) of the MTX are loaded into MTX Editor. In order to
execute this, the MTX whose settings are to be obtained must have been online with MTX Editor
using the To Device setting.
In this dialog box, you can specify how multiple MTX systems that are found will be assigned to
SYSTEM #1 through #4.
• [SYSTEM NAME] list
The system name will be displayed if you use the [All Clear] button or the [Clear]
button to clear an MTX system that was found.
• [All Clear] button
Moves all MTX systems that are assigned as SYSTEM #1 through #4 to the [SYSTEM
NAME] list.
• [Clear]/[Add] toggle buttons
If you click the [Clear] button, the specified MTX system will be moved to the
[SYSTEM NAME] list. If you click the [Add] button, the MTX system selected in
the [SYSTEM NAME] will be assigned.
The name of the assigned MTX system is shown at the right of the button.
• [Online] button
When you click this, the settings of the MTX systems that are assigned as SYSTEM
#1 through SYSTEM #4 will start being loaded. When loading is completed, you will
be online.
• [Cancel] button
Click this to close the dialog box without synchronizing.
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Synchronization
Synchronization includes the following three operations.
1) Synchronizing from the computer (MTX Editor) to the MTX unit itself
The settings (configuration and parameters) of MTX Editor are sent to the MTX.
Use this method when you have prepared a file beforehand, and want to send those
settings to the MTX on-site.
In the “Synchronization” dialog box, choose [To Device].
Overwrite parameters
Parameters
Configuration
Overwrite configuration
MTX
Computer
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2) Synchronizing from the MTX unit to the computer (MTX Editor)
• Case 1
The MTX’s parameters are loaded into MTX Editor. Use this method when a DCP or
Wireless DCP has been used to modify the settings of the MTX unit, and you want to
go back online to modify or view these changes.
Choose [From Device] in the “Synchronization” dialog box.
Overwrite parameters
Configuration
Parameters
Configuration
MTX
Computer
• Case 2
The settings (configuration and parameters) of the MTX are loaded into MTX
Editor. In order to execute this, the MTX whose settings are to be obtained must
have been online with MTX Editor using the To Device setting.
If there is no settings file in MTX Editor, you can use this method to obtain all of the
configuration and parameter data from the MTX, and use MTX Editor to edit or
check the parameters.
On the [File] menu, click [Go Online – From Devices].
Parameters
Configuration
MTX
Computer
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This chapter explains the presets which allow you to change multiple parameters in a single operation.
Preset settings are made in the “Preset” dialog box which you can access by clicking the preset button
in the toolbar. In this dialog box you can store the settings of multiple parameters as a preset, or recall
a stored preset to apply its parameters to the current settings. The parameters of the preset that is
applied are called the “current parameters.” You can also copy a stored preset to create a new preset, or
delete an unwanted preset.
Presets are made separately for each MTX system.
NOTE If you add devices to the MTX system, you’ll need to store the existing presets once again.
❑ “Preset” dialog box
Here you can make settings for the presets of the selected MTX system.
● [Store] button
This button stores a preset. The “Store Preset” dialog box will appear.
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• [Name:]
Input the name of the preset. By default, this will be “Preset + preset number.” You
cannot enter a blank preset name.
• [OK] button
This stores the preset and closes the dialog box.
• [Cancel] button
This cancels the preset store operation, and closes the dialog box.
● [Recall] button
When you click this button, the currently selected preset will be recalled (loaded) as the
current parameters. The number and name of the recalled preset are shown in the
Preset select combo box.
● [Recall Filter] button
This displays the Recall Filter setting screen.
● Preset list
This displays a list of the presets. Up to 50 presets can be stored.
• Preset link (
)
A check mark is shown for presets whose recall is linked with the presets of another
MTX system.
• [No.]
Shows the preset number (01–50). This cannot be changed.
• [Name]
Shows the preset name. If you select a stored preset and click this area, you’ll be able
to edit the name.
This will indicate [No Data] for empty presets.
• Protect (
)
If this check box is selected, the preset will be protected so that it cannot be edited.
You can prevent unintended changes by protecting a preset that you don’t want to be
overwritten or modified.
• Scheduler (
)
If this check box is selected, the scheduler function will be enabled when the preset
is recalled.
NOTE If the scheduler is disabled, the [SCHEDULER] indicator of the MTX unit itself will flash
rapidly when the event time occurs.
• [Status]
If even one item is specified in the Recall Filter setting screen as excluded from
recall, this area will indicate “Partial.”
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• [DCP]/[Wireless DCP]/[GPI]/[SD PLAY]
DCP and Wireless DCP show the library items that will be recalled simultaneously
with the preset. For GPI and SD PLAY, this will always show “details.” You can
change this setting in the “Settings” dialog box that appears when you select a stored
preset and click this area. However if the preset is protected, the “Settings” dialog box
will appear but you won’t be able to make changes.
If no DCP or Wireless DCP library item is selected, this will indicate “No Assign.” If
a “No Assign” preset is recalled, DCP and Wireless DCP units will be in a state in
which parameters have not been assigned. If you want the parameters prior to recall
to be maintained, remove them as recall targets in the Recall Filter setting screen.
SD Play will maintain the settings from before the recall occurred.
If library data differs between devices, this is indicated by red characters. Store the
corresponding library item once again in the “Digital Control Panel” dialog box or
the “Wireless DCP” dialog box.
NOTE Simply editing the [DCP]/[Wireless DCP]/[GPI]/[SD PLAY] settings in the “Settings”
dialog box will not apply your changes to the current parameters. In order to apply the
settings, you must recall that preset in the appropriate dialog box.
● [Copy] button
This button copies the selected preset.
The Copy command is not available while online.
● [Paste] button
This button pastes the copied preset to the preset that’s currently selected in the list.
The Paste command is not available while online.
● [Clear] button
This button clears the contents of the preset that’s currently selected in the list.
The Clear command is not available while online.
● [Preset Link] button
This displays the “Preset Link” dialog box where you can make settings for linking
preset recall between MTX systems.
● [Power on Default]
This specifies the preset that will be recalled when you turn on the power of the MTX.
If you want the unit to start up with the same settings each time, resetting any changes
that were made, turn this on so that the preset you specified will be recalled at start-up.
Turn this off if the state at the previous shut-down is important, or if the same operator
will be using the system, or if you expect that the power may be turned off during use.
• [OFF]/[ON] toggle button
This is an on/off switch for preset recall at startup.
• Preset select box
This selects the number of the preset that will be recalled when you turn on the
power of the MTX.
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● [Emergency Recall]
This specifies the preset that will be recalled when the MTX receives an EMG
(Emergency) signal from an external device or when the input to the +24V [GPI IN]
pin (IN 8 for the MTX3; IN 16 for the MTX5-D) falls below 2.5V.
• [OFF]/[ON] toggle button
Switches recall on/off. Turn this off if +24V is not being applied to the +24V [GPI
IN] pin.
• Preset box
Selects the preset number that will be recalled.
● [Close] button
Closes the “Preset” dialog box.
“Preset Link” dialog box
Here you can make settings for linking preset recall between MTX systems.
• Preset list
This lists the preset names for each MTX system in the project. Select the check
boxes of presets for which you want preset recall to be linked.
• [All ON] button
Selects the check boxes of all presets.
• [All OFF] button
Clears the check boxes of all presets.
• [OK] button
Specifies the preset recall link settings and closes the dialog box.
• [Cancel] button
Cancels the preset recall link settings and closes the dialog box.
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“Settings” dialog box
Here you can specify the DCP library, Wireless DCP library, GPI OUT, and SD memory
card settings that will be recalled when the preset is recalled.
[DCP Library]/[Wireless DCP Library]
Here you can specify the library that will be recalled when the preset is recalled. If the
[Assign] check box is selected, you’ll be able to select a library item. If the [Assign]
check box is cleared, operation from a DCP or Wireless DCP will not be possible.
If library data differs between devices, this is indicated by red characters. Store the
corresponding library item once again in the “Digital Control Panel” dialog box or the
“Wireless DCP” dialog box.
[GPI OUT]
MTX select buttons
[GPI OUT] pin number and status
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Here you can specify the GPI OUT settings that will be output when the preset is
recalled. You can use GPI OUT output to control a device that’s connected to this unit’s
[GPI OUT] connectors.
• MTX select buttons
Select the button of the MTX unit whose settings you want to change. (Each button
shows the UNIT ID and device name.)
This displays the “GPI Out” dialog box.
• [GPI OUT] pin number and status
This shows the pin numbers of the [GPI OUT] connector, and the status that is
specified in the “GPI Out” dialog box.
[SD Song Select & Play]
MTX select buttons
Here you can specify a file that will be played when the preset is recalled. Each MTX
unit can play one file or play all files in the same folder in ascending alphabetical order.
If four MTX units are connected via YDIF, up to four files can be played simultaneously.
If you want multiple songs to play, open the “SD Play” dialog box, click [Folder/File],
choose [Play all songs in a folder], and specify the folder that contains the songs. If you
frequently need to change the songs that will be played, create an identically-named
folder on another SD memory card, and save each set of songs on its own SD memory
card. This way, you can play back the other songs simply by exchanging SD memory
cards, without having to change settings in MTX Editor.
• [MTX] select buttons
Select the button of the MTX unit whose settings you want to change. (Each button
shows the UNIT ID and device name.)
The “SD Play” dialog box will appear.
• SONG
This shows the file name or folder name you specified in the “SD Play” dialog box.
• PLAY MODE
The [Play Mode] setting of the “SD Play” dialog box is shown.
• [OK] button
Saves the settings and closes the dialog box.
• [Cancel] button
Closes the dialog box without saving the changes.
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■ “GPI Out” dialog box
Here you can specify the GPI OUT settings that will be output when the preset is recalled.
You can use GPI OUT output to control a device that’s connected to this unit’s [GPI OUT]
connector.
● [Active]/[Inactive]/[Ignore] buttons
Specify whether the GPI OUT connector’s output will be enabled (Active), enabled with
the OUTPUT TYPE inverted (Inactive), or ignored (Ignore).
If in the “Settings” dialog box accessed by the “System” menu command [GPI], the
[OUTPUT TYPE] setting is set to [Pulse] or [Pulse Inv.], the only available choices will
be [Active] and [Ignore].
“Settings (Output Port)” dialog box for “GPI”
[OUTPUT TYPE]
If [Active] is specified
When [OUTPUT TYPE] is [ Closed], the [GPI OUT] pin will be closed
(connected to ground).
When [OUTPUT TYPE] is [ Open], the [GPI OUT] pin will be open.
When [OUTPUT TYPE] is [ Pulse], the [GPI OUT] pin will be closed (connected
to ground) for approximately 250 ms.
When [OUTPUT TYPE] is [ Pulse Inv.], the [GPI OUT] pin will be open for
approximately 250 ms.
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If [Inactive] is specified
When [OUTPUT TYPE] is [ Closed], the [GPI OUT] pin will be open.
When [OUTPUT TYPE] is [ Open], the [GPI OUT] pin will be closed (connected
to ground).
If [Ignore] is specified
There will be no change in the output. Use this setting if a different function is
assigned to GPI OUT and you don’t want that function to be affected by preset recall.
NOTE If the GPI “Settings (Output Port)” dialog box [OUTPUT TYPE] is set to [
Closed] or
[ Open], and you then specify [Inactive], it will automatically be changed to [Ignore]
if you switch to [ Pulse]/[ Pulse Inv.].
• [OK] button
Saves the settings and closes the dialog box.
• [Cancel] button
Closes the dialog box without saving the changes.
■ “SD Play” dialog box
Here you can specify a file that will be played when the preset is recalled. Each MTX unit
can play one file or play all files in the same folder. If four MTX units are connected via
YDIF, each MTX unit can play one file; i.e., a total of up to four files can be played by the
system.
If you want multiple songs to play, choose [Play all songs in a folder] in the [Folder/File]
area, and specify the folder that contains those songs.
HINT If you frequently need to change the files that will be played, create an identically-named
folder on another SD memory card, and save each set of songs on its own SD memory card.
This way, you can play back the other files simply by exchanging SD memory cards, without
having to change settings in MTX Editor.
❍ [No Assign] option button
Choose this if you don’t want preset recall operations to change any setting. If a file
was being played by the previous preset, playback will continue.
❍ [Pause] option button
Choose this if you want the currently-playing file to pause.
❍ [Play] option button
A file will play. Make detailed settings below for the file that will be played.
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✦Folder/File
• [Play 1 song]/[Play all songs in a folder]
If you choose [Play 1 song], only the file currently selected in [SD CARD:/] will
play.
If you choose [Play all songs in a folder], all files in the folder currently selected
in [SD CARD:/] will play.
NOTE Up to 100 audio files will be played in ascending order of their file name.
✦[SD CARD:/]
This shows the name of the file or folder that will be played. You can change the
name, or enter it directly.
NOTE You can also enter Japanese.
If [Play 1 song] is selected
Only the file currently selected in [SD CARD:/] will play.
The following file and folder formats can be shown.
• (folder name)\(file name).mp3
• (folder name)\(file name).wav
• (file name).mp3
• (file name).wav
If [Play all songs in a folder] is selected
All files saved in the folder currently selected in [SD CARD:/] will play.
The following folder formats can be shown.
• (folder name)
• blank
NOTE - Only first-level folders are valid.
- If the folder name is blank, all the files that exist in the root level of the SD memory
card will be played (folders below the root level will not be included).
✦[Browse] button
When you click this, a screen will appear, allowing you to select the file or folder
to be played.
If [Play 1 song] is selected, choose a file.
If [Play all songs in a folder] is selected, choose a folder.
NOTE - Only first-level folders are valid.
- If the folder name is blank, all the files that exist in the root level of the SD memory
card will be played (folders below the root level will not be included).
❍ Play Mode
✦[Normal]/[Repeat]/[Shuffle Repeat]
This specifies the play mode for the file or files.
If you choose [Normal], the specified file or files in the folder will play once.
If you choose [Repeat], the specified file or files in the folder will play repeatedly.
If you choose [Shuffle Repeat], the files in the specified folder will play repeatedly
in random order. If you choose [Play 1 song] in [Folder/File], the [Shuffle Repeat]
setting will be unavailable.
✦[Go to the top once the play is stopped]
This is always on; playback will always start from the beginning of the song or the
first song in the folder. (This is unchangeable only for preset recall.)
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• [Interval Time]
This specifies the playback spacing when files are played consecutively.
• [OK] button
Saves the settings and closes the dialog box.
• [Cancel] button
Closes the dialog box without saving the changes.
Main usage method
1. Prepare the SD memory card.
Copy the files that you want to play into the SD memory card. If you want to play
multiple files, place them in a folder no deeper than the first level.
2. Insert the SD memory card you prepared in step 1 into the computer.
3. In [SD Song Select & Play], click the [MTX] select button for the unit
into which you intend to insert the SD memory card.
The “SD Play (MTX)” dialog box will appear.
4. Click the [Browse] button, and select a file or folder.
5. Insert the SD memory card into the MTX.
6. Synchronize MTX Editor with the MTX (refer to “Online and
Synchronization”), sending the settings of MTX Editor to the MTX.
7. Recall the preset.
The file or files in the SD memory card inserted in the MTX unit you selected in step
2 will play.
If you specified a folder, you can replace the files in the folder and the result will be
the same.
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Recall Filter setting screen
Here you can specify which parameters will be recalled when you recall a preset. For
example if the input/output levels do not change for any of the presets, you can exclude the
INPUT LEVEL and OUTPUT LEVEL from recall, so that the level settings can stay the
same without your having to re-specify the levels for each preset.
■ [Exit Recall Filter] button
Closes the Recall Filter setting screen, and returns to the “Preset” dialog box.
■ Preset list
Here you can choose the preset for which to make Recall Filter settings.
NOTE • You cannot select an empty preset.
• You cannot edit a preset that is protected.
■ [Global All On] button
Turns on (blue) all of the buttons in all tabs. All parameters of all devices will be recalled.
■ [Global All Off] button
Turns off (white) all of the buttons in all tabs. No parameters of any device will be recalled.
■ [COPY] button
Copies the Recall Filter settings of the selected preset.
The Copy command is not available while online.
■ [PASTE] button
Pastes the copied Recall Filter settings to the currently selected preset.
The Paste command is not available while online.
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■ [Apply] button
Applies the currently-edited Recall Filter settings. If the settings have not been edited, this
button will be unavailable and cannot be clicked.
■ [Close] button
Closes the dialog box.
■ [MTX] tab
Here you can choose the MTX unit for which to make Recall Filter settings. The tab shows
the UNIT ID and device name.
● [All On] button
Turns on (blue) all of the buttons of the currently selected tab. All parameters will be
recalled.
● [All Off] button
Turns off (white) all of the buttons of the currently selected tab. None of the parameters
will be recalled.
● Parameter select buttons
• [HA] button
If this is on, the HA gain and phantom power (+48V) settings of the input ports will
be recalled.
• [IN PATCH] button
If this is on, the input patch settings and input channel names will be recalled.
These buttons include patching to the MY4-AEC input channels From Far-end, Farend Voice, Near-end Mic., Near-end Voice, and To Far-end.
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• [INPUT]/[LEVEL] buttons
If the [INPUT] button is on, the following input channel settings will be recalled.
Input channels:
Phase, HPF, Digital Gain, PEQ, COMP, GATE, AGC,
FBS, Insert on/off (*)
Stereo input channels: Digital Gain, PEQ, AGC, COMP
(*) Insert on/off is only for the MTX5-D.
If the [LEVEL] button is on, the input channel level and on/off (mute) settings will
be recalled.
These can be specified individually for each channel.
NOTE In the “MTX Configuration” dialog box, if [INPUT PORT SETUP] is changed from
“MONO x2” to “STEREO,” the settings of the [INPUT]/[LEVEL] buttons will follow the
“L” side.
• [Fx1]/[Fx2] buttons
If these buttons are on, the effect type and the following settings will be recalled.
• Send level from the input channel to the effect bus, send on/off
• Effect return level, on/off (mute)
• Effect return name
• [DCA] button (INPUT side)
If this is on, the following settings will be recalled.
• The input channel’s assignment to DCA or mute group
• Master level of the DCA group
• Master mute of the mute group
• [MATRIX SEND] button
If this is on, the following settings will be recalled.
• Send level from the input channel to the matrix bus, send on/off, and stereo channel
pan
• Send level from effect return to the matrix bus, send on/off, and stereo channel pan
• [ANC1 SEND]/[ANC2 SEND] buttons
If these buttons are on, the send level from the input channel to the ANC bus and
the send on/off status will be recalled.
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• [ZONE] button
If this is on, the following settings will be recalled.
• 1st Priority’s Priority Source, Mix Level, and Ducker
• 2nd Priority’s Priority Source, Mix Level, and Ducker
• ANC
• Zone name
NOTE In the “MTX Configuration” dialog box, if [INPUT PORT SETUP] is changed from
“MONO x2” to “STEREO,” the setting of the [ZONE] button will follow the oddnumbered zone.
• [ZONE OUT] button
If this is on, the ZONE Out Level and on/off (mute) will be recalled.
• [DCA] button (ZONE side)
If this is on, the following settings will be recalled.
• ZONE Out’s channel assignment to DCA or mute group
• Master level of the DCA group
• Master mute of the mute group
• [ROUTER] button
If this is on, the router settings will be recalled.
• [LEVEL]/[OUTPUT] buttons
If the [LEVEL] button is on, the output channel level and on/off (mute) settings will
be recalled.
If the [OUTPUT] button is on, the Room EQ, Delay, and Speaker Processor settings
will be recalled.
These can be specified individually for each channel.
• [OUT PATCH] button
If this is on, the output patch settings and output channel names will be recalled.
• [OUT PORT] button
If this is on, the output port’s output gain and polarity settings will be recalled.
• [EXT. I/O YDIF] button
If this is on, settings for the audio that is output from the MTX to YDIF when in
Distribution mode will be recalled.
• [DCP] button
If this is on, the parameter assignments of the DCP (digital control panel) unit
connected to the MTX will be recalled. The button shows the ID of the DCP.
• [Wireless DCP] button
If this is on, the settings of the Wireless DCP will be recalled. If eight Wireless DCP
units are connected, eight units will be affected by the on/off setting.
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• [MY4-AEC] button
If this is on, the settings of the MY4-AEC installed in the MTX5-D will be recalled.
This is not shown if the MY4-AEC is not selected in the “Device Configuration
Wizard.”
The following settings are outside the recall settings of the [MY4-AEC] button.
• From Far-end, Far-end Voice, Near-end Mic., Near-end Voice, and To Far-end
(included in the [IN PATCH] button range)
• SRC
■ [External I/O] tab
Here you can choose the external device parameters for which to make Recall Filter
settings.
● [All On] button
Turns on (blue) all of the buttons of the currently selected tab. All parameters will be
recalled.
● [All Off] button
Turns off (white) all of the buttons of the currently selected tab. None of the parameters
will be recalled.
● Parameter select buttons
The parameter select buttons are shown for each device (UNIT ID, device name). If
these buttons are on, the parameters included in the buttons will be recalled for each
channel. The [PWR] button corresponds to the power on/standby status of the device,
and the alphabetical or numeric buttons correspond to the channels of each device.
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This chapter explains the dialog boxes that you will open from the menu bar or tool bar.
❑ “Startup” dialog box
This will appear when you start MTX Editor.
● [New file] option button
When you click the [OK] button, the “Device Configuration Wizard” dialog box will
appear.
● [Existing file on computer] option button
When you click the [OK] button, the selected file will open.
● [Go online – From devices] option button
When you click the [OK] button, the MTX system settings will be loaded from the
currently-operating MTX units in the network, allowing you to create a project file.
In order for the settings to be loaded, you must be connected to an MTX unit with
which MTX Editor has previously been “online.”
● [OK] button
Executes the operation that is selected by the option button.
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❑ “Network Setup” dialog box
Here you can select the network interface card of the computer that will be used to communicate
with the MTX (subsequently called “the network card”).
NOTE If you’re not using a DHCP server, fix the IP address of your computer’s network card. We
recommend the following settings.
IP address: 192.168.0.253
Subnet mask: 255.255.255.0
If you are not connected to the network, click the [Cancel] button to close the dialog box.
● Network Card Name
Shows the name of the network card.
● Status
Shows the status of the network card (Up or Down).
A network card for which this shows “Down” cannot be selected.
● IP Address and Subnet Mask
Shows the IP address and subnet mask assigned to the network card.
If there is no DHCP server and the IP address has not been assigned even though the
setting of the network card is “Obtain IP address automatically,” this will show “0.0.0.0”.
This will also show “0.0.0.0” if the network card is not physically connected.
● [Open Network Connections] button
Opens the control panel “Network Connections.” Use this when you want to change the
IP address of the network card.
● [OK] button
Updates the settings and closes the dialog box.
● [Cancel] button
Closes the dialog box without updating the settings.
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❑ “Device Information” dialog box
Lists the devices on the network, allowing you to update their firmware and change their IP address.
● Network Interface
Shows the name/IP address/subnet mask of the network card currently selected in the
“Select Network Interface Card” dialog box.
● Device list
• Identify button
When you press this button located at the left of the UNIT ID, the indicators of the
corresponding device will flash for five seconds.
• Unit ID
Shows the UNIT ID of the device.
If there is a UNIT ID conflict, this is indicated as follows.
• Type
Shows the model name of the device (except for digital control panels).
• Device Name
Shows the device name. This name can be edited in DEVICE NAME, which is
located in the [Device] tab at the bottom of the Project screen.
• IP Address/MAC Address
Shows the IP address and MAC address that are specified for the device.
• Serial No.
Shows the serial number of the device.
• Version
Shows the firmware version.
• Status
Shows the online or offline status.
When updating a device, the progress is shown.
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• Battery
Shows the remaining battery amount for a device that contains a battery.
EMPTY: The remaining amount is 0–0.5V. Immediately stop using the unit, and
contact a Yamaha service center.
Low:
The remaining amount is 0.5–2.5V. Contact a Yamaha service center as
soon as possible.
OK:
The remaining amount is 2.5–3.5V. There is no problem.
N/A:
The device does not contain a battery.
● [Update Firmware] button
Updates the firmware.
Click this button to open the “Update Firmware” dialog box.
NOTE If the “Select Folder” dialog box opens, select the folder that contains the update file, then
click the [OK] button.
● [Set IP Address] button
Specifies the device’s IP address and subnet mask.
When you click this button, the “IP Address” dialog box will appear.
● [Refresh] button
Searches again for devices on the network.
This cannot be clicked while an update is in progress.
● [Close] button
Closes the dialog box.
This cannot be clicked while an update is in progress.
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“Update Firmware” dialog box
This dialog box lets you update the firmware of a unit such as an MTX or XMV.
For Dante units such as the MTX5-D and the XMV8280-D, there may be cases in which
the Dante firmware needs to be updated. For details on how to update the Dante firmware,
refer to the “MTX System Firmware Update Guide.”
NOTE In some cases, updating may cause data to no longer be compatible. Save the latest project
file before you update. After you update, use the most recent version of MTX Editor to open
the latest project file.
● Folder
Display the folder that contains the update files shown in the “Firmware in this file”
section.
● [...] button
Click this button to select an update file. Clicking this button will open the “Select
Folder” dialog box. Select the folder that contains the update file.
● Firmware in this file
Shows firmware versions resident in the folder for each device.
● Detected Devices
Shows detected devices.
Unit ID................... Shows the UNIT ID of the device.
Type........................ Shows the model name of the device.
Version................... Shows the firmware version of the device.
● [Update] button
Executes the update.
If an update file does not exist in the selected folder, this button will be dimmed and
unavailable.
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● [Cancel] button
Cancels the update and closes the dialog box.
■ Update procedure
All applicable devices can be updated at the same time.
NOTE If there is an MTX unit with an assigned PIN code that differs from the project, you’ll
need to enter the PIN code.
1. For all applicable devices in the MTX system, turn DIP switches 7 and 8
OFF (RESUME mode).
2. Turn on the power of all applicable devices in the MTX system.
3. In the “Device Information” dialog box, click the [Update Firmware]
button.
If the “Select Folder” dialog box opens, select a folder that contains the update file,
then click the [OK] button.
4. The “Update Firmware” dialog box will appear.
This shows the firmware versions resident in the folder. If you select the other folder,
click the [...] button.
5. Click the [Update] button to execute the update.
During the update, the indicators of the devices will flash.
NOTE Do not turn off the power of the devices while the update is being executed.
6. When the update is completed, the indicators of the applicable devices
will light.
When the update is completed, the devices will restart automatically.
NOTE If the [ALERT] indicators of the applicable devices are flashing, the update has failed
due to an error. The front panel [PRESET} display will show an error number; refer to
the alert list in the appendix, and take the appropriate action.
7. Close the “Device Information” dialog box.
When the update has ended successfully, the devices will restart, and the devices in
the MTX system will reappear in MTX Editor’s Project window.
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“IP Address” dialog box
Here you can specify the device’s IP address and subnet mask.
Normally, you will set the “IP SETTINGS” DIP switch of all devices to “UNIT ID.” We
recommend that you set the computer’s IP address to “192.168.0.253” and the subnet mask
to “255.255.255.0”.
Editing is not possible while online.
NOTE If a PIN code has been assigned, you will be asked to enter the PIN code.
If you want to change the device’s IP address and subnet mask, make the following settings
in this dialog box.
1. In the “IP Address” dialog box, choose the [DHCP] option button
(connect to a DHCP server) or the [Use the following IP Address] option
button (specify a fixed IP address for the device).
2. If you are specifying a fixed IP address, specify the values in [IP address]
and [Subnet Mask].
3. Click the [OK] button.
4. Turn off the power of the device.
5. On the rear panel of the device, set DIP switch 6 ON (PC mode).
6. Turn on the power of the device.
7. In the “Device Information” dialog box, click the [Refresh] button.
Verify that the device’s IP address has been changed.
● Current Settings
The UNIT ID and IP Setting specified by the device’s rear panel DIP switch are shown
here.
● UNIT ID
If the device’s rear panel DIP switch IP Setting is “UNIT ID,” the IP address and subnet
mask are shown here.
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● PC
❍ [DHCP] option button
Choose this if you want the DHCP server to set the IP address.
If there is no DHCP server, the IP address will be set to [0.0.0.0]. To solve this
problem, check that the DHCP server is connected. Alternatively, use the rear panel
DIP switches of the unit to set IP Setting to [UNIT ID] (the mode in which the IP
address will be generated from the UNIT ID].
❍ [Apply to all the devices] check box
Sets all devices in the project to DHCP mode.
You may be asked to enter the PIN code.
❍ [Use the following IP Address] option button
If you choose this, the IP address and subnet mask specified here will be used.
❍ IP Address/Subnet Mask
Here you can specify the device’s IP address and subnet mask.
Set the IP address so that it does not conflict with the IP address of the computer or
of any other device.
NOTE The following IP addresses cannot be specified.
192.168.0.0 - Use is prohibited because it conflicts with the network address
192.168.0.255 - Use is prohibited because it conflicts with the broadcast address
The following subnet masks can be selected.
128.0.0.0
255.255.128.0
192.0.0.0
255.255.192.0
224.0.0.0
255.255.224.0
240.0.0.0
255.255.240.0
248.0.0.0
255.255.248.0
252.0.0.0
255.255.252.0
254.0.0.0
255.255.254.0
255.0.0.0
255.255.255.0 (default value)
255.128.0.0
255.255.255.128
255.192.0.0
255.255.255.192
255.224.0.0
255.255.255.224
255.240.0.0
255.255.255.240
255.248.0.0
255.255.255.248
255.252.0.0
255.255.255.252
255.254.0.0
255.255.0.0
● [OK] button
Transmits the settings to the device, and closes the dialog box.
If the device’s IP Setting is [PC] and you’ve changed the IP address, communication will
be temporarily interrupted.
● [Cancel] button
Discards the settings and closes the dialog box.
NOTE Communication is not possible if the network address settings differ between the computer
and the unit. Be sure to set the computer’s network address to match the network address of
the unit.
If you don’t know the network address of the unit, we recommend that you use the unit’s rear
panel DIP switch to set IP Setting to [Unit ID].
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❑ “MTX Configuration” dialog box
Here you can specify input/output settings for each device, such as MTX input ports, output
channels, and matrix buses.
NOTE Since these settings are not included in a preset, they cannot be changed via the Preset
Recall function.
● Device:
Selects an MTX unit within the MTX system.
From the left, this shows the “UNIT ID,” “Type (model name of the device),” and
“Device Name (name of the device).”
● [Advanced Settings] button
The “Advanced Settings” dialog box will appear.
● [OK] button
Saves the settings and closes the dialog box.
● [Cancel] button
Discards the settings and closes the dialog box.
● [INPUT] tab
In this tab, you can make settings related to inputs.
• INPUT PORT SETUP
Here you can specify the inputs to the stereo input ports.
STEREO .................The stereo signal will be input without change.
SUM ........................The L and R inputs will be summed to a single channel.
There will be one input to the input patch.
• INPUT CHANNEL SETUP
Here you can make settings for the input channels. The settings here will affect the
input channel strip of the “MAIN” screen.
MONO x2...............The input channels will be treated as two monaural channels.
STEREO .................The input channels will be treated as a single stereo pair.
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● [OUTPUT] tab
In this tab, you can make settings related to outputs.
• MATRIX BUS SETUP
Here you can make settings for the matrix buses. These settings will affect the
“MATRIX” screen.
MONO x2...............The input channels will be treated as two monaural channels.
STEREO .................The input channels will be treated as a single stereo pair.
NOTE If the MTX system’s YDIF mode is Cascade mode, the parameters will be shared in
common by all MTX units in the MTX system.
• CASCADE MODE
Here you can specify the zone input source for each matrix. This setting cannot be
made in Distribution mode.
On
Off
The matrix out of all MTX units will
be mixed for each matrix. That mixed
signal will be used as the input to the
zone.
Instead of using the mix from the bus,
the matrix out will be used as the
input for the zone.
BUS1
Matrix1
01 MTX3
Matrix1
02 MTX3
Matrix1
03 MTX3
Matrix1
04 MTX3
BUS1
BUS2
Matrix1
ZONE1
ZONE1
ZONE1
ZONE1
01 MTX3
Local Mix
Matrix1
02 MTX3
Matrix1
03 MTX3
Matrix1
04 MTX3
BUS2
ZONE1
ZONE1
ZONE1
ZONE1
• OUTPUT CHANNEL SETUP
Here you can specify the type of output channel speaker processor (1WAYx2 or
2WAY). The settings here will affect the channel strip of the “MAIN” screen.
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“Advanced Settings” dialog box
Here you can specify the matrix pan mode (PAN or Blend). For both input and output, this
can be specified only for stereo.
If you choose [Blend], the right and left channels of the stereo audio will be mixed while
preserving the sense of stereo. For example in some old stereo recordings, completely
different audio is recorded on the left and right channels; if such audio is played via a stereo
background music system, it may produce the impression that different music is playing
in different areas. “Blend” is effective in mitigating this.
● [OK] button
Saves the settings and closes the dialog box.
● [Cancel] button
Discards the settings and closes the dialog box.
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❑ “Dante Information” dialog box
This shows Dante-related settings for Dante units such as the MTX5-D or XMV8280-D.
● [Preserve the Dante settings configured by Dante Controller]
check box
Select this check box if you’re using Audinate Corporation’s Dante Controller to set up
the Dante network. The settings of Dante Controller will take priority over the settings
made in MTX Editor. If this check box is cleared, you’ll be able to use MTX Editor to
make Dante network settings within the project.
● [UNIT ID]
Indicates the UNIT ID of the device.
● [Type]
Indicates the model name of the device.
● [Device Name]
Shows the device name. This name can be edited in DEVICE NAME, which is located
in the [Device] tab at the bottom of the Project screen.
● [Dante(A) S/W]/[Dante(A) F/W]/[Dante(Y) S/W]
Shows the version of the Dante firmware.
● [Secondary Port]
Shows the [SECONDARY PORT] settings of the DIP switch.
● [Bit]
Indicates the bit rate. The setting can be changed when offline.
● [Latency (ms)]
Indicates the latency in millisecond units. The setting can be changed when offline.
● [Primary Link Speed]/[Secondary Link Speed]
Indicates the communication speed settings of the Dante ports. If no other device is
connected to a port, or if the cable is broken, this will indicate “Link Down.”
● [Close] button
Closes the dialog box.
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❑ “Word Clock” dialog box
Here you can edit the word clock settings of the MTX system. Normally, these will be set to the
optimal values when you use the “Device Configuration Wizard” dialog box to create the
configuration. If you want to specify a Mini-YGDAI card as the word clock master etc., make
settings in this dialog box.
● [Preserve the Dante settings configured by Dante Controller]
check box
Select this check box if you’re using Audinate Corporation’s Dante Controller to set up
the Dante network. The settings of Dante Controller will take priority over the settings
made in MTX Editor. If this check box is cleared, you’ll be able to use MTX Editor to
make Dante network settings within the project.
● [Auto] button
Sets the word clock and master clock for all MTX systems in the project. This is
available only when offline.
● System select tabs
These select the MTX system whose word clock you will set.
● [System Word Clock Fs:] box
This specifies the word clock of the MTX system.
● [Advanced Setting] button
This switches the display to a screen where you can make advanced settings. The
illustration above shows the state when the [Advanced Setting] button has been clicked.
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● [Device] list
This lists the devices whose word clock can be changed. Click the device whose detailed
word clock settings you want to edit; the edit screen for that device will appear. The icon
at the left of the UNIT ID indicates what is specified as the clock source.
Icon
Clock source
Dante
Internal
Mini-YGDAI card
YDIF
None
NOTE The following devices are not shown.
•
•
•
•
EXi8
Exo8
XMV units connected via YDIF
XMV units connected via analog
● [Device Word Clock Fs:]
This indicates the word clock of the device. When online, this indicates the word clock
value for the device. When offline, the indication will be as follows.
MTX5-D
If DANTE is specified as the word clock source, this indicates
the value specified by Dante [Word Clock Fs:].
Otherwise, this indicates ---.
MTX3
If Internal 44.1 kHz or 48 kHz are selected, that value is shown.
If YDIF is selected, this indicates ---.
Dante-compatible XMV
This indicates 48 kHz.
● [Clock Source]
Use these buttons to select the word clock source. A indicator showing the status is
displayed at the left of buttons that can be selected. When offline the status cannot be
detected, so all indicators will be yellow.
Indicator
Status
Locked.
Locked but not synchronized.
Unlocked.
The clock status cannot be detected because an external
device is not connected or because there is no valid clock input.
● [Dante]
Specifies the Dante word clock.
• [Word Clock Fs:] box
Indicates/specifies the word clock of the device.
• [Preferred Master] check box
Selecting this check box will increase the probability that the device will become the
clock master within the Dante network. Use this when the MTX system includes a
Dante device that is not supported by MTX Editor, and you want to use the MTX
system device as the clock master.
● [Close] button
Closes the dialog box.
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❑ “Clock” dialog box
The date and time of the computer are transmitted to each device connected to the MTX system
every time it goes online, automatically updating the internal clock of each device. If you transmit
the computer’s date and time information from this dialog box, the date and time will be updated
on an MTX unit that is connected to the same network, regardless of online/offline status. The
internal clock in devices other than the MTX will be updated by the MTX. To update the internal
clock settings on XMV units that are not connected to the MTX, use Amp Editor.
● Unit ID
Indicates the UNIT ID.
● Device Name
Indicates the device name.
● [Synchronize with a system clock in this computer]
If you select this option, the date and time of the computer’s system clock will be sent
out each time the system comes online, and the internal clock on the MTX will be
automatically updated.
• [Time]
Shows the date and time of the computer system clock, ignoring the daylight saving
time setting.
If this indication matches the date and time of the internal clock on the MTX, the
time information on the MTX will synchronize with that of the computer.
• [Daylight Saving Time(DST)]
Shows the daylight saving time used on the computer. If daylight saving time has not
been programmed, this field will display the message “Daylight Saving Time has not
been executed.”
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• [Update Now] button
This button is enabled when the device is online. Clicking the button will update the
internal clock on the device using the time information obtained from a computer.
● [Synchronize with an Internet time server]
If you select this option, clicking the [Update Now] button will update the internal
clock on the MTX using time information from a specified time server.
If any required field is not completed, time information may not be obtained. Be sure
to enter an appropriate value in all non-grayed fields.
Notice
If you plan to specify an external time server, configure an Internet connection and set the
[DNS server IP Address] and [Default gateway] fields to values that are appropriate for the
connection environment.
If you specify an external time server, make sure that the server is reliable. If you specify an
unreliable server, you may be exposed to certains risks, such as an infection by a computer
virus.
• [Host name]
If you select this option, enter the host name of the time server.
• [IP Address]
If you select this option, enter the IP address of the time server.
• [DNS server IP Address]
If you select [Host name], enter the IP address of the DNS server.
• [Default gateway]
Enter the IP address of the gateway.
• [Time zone]
Set the local time difference from Greenwich Mean Time. The default setting is the
computer’s time zone.
• [Update Now] button
This button is enabled when the device is online. Clicking the button will update the
internal clock on the device using the time information obtained from a specified
time server.
● [Close] button
Closes the dialog box.
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❑ “Daylight Saving Time” dialog box
Here you can specify the Daylight Saving Time setting.
NOTE • Events that are assigned within two hours before or after the beginning or end of daylight
saving time in the “Scheduler” dialog box will not be executed correctly.
• When you create a new project, the daylight saving time setting from the computer’s “Date
and Time” settings will be automatically shown in this dialog box.
● [Enable Daylight Saving Time] check box
Daylight saving time will be enabled if this check box is selected.
NOTE If the “Automatically adjust daylight saving time” check box is selected in the computer’s
“Date and Time” settings, you must also select the [Enable Daylight Saving Time] check box
in the “Daylight Saving Time” dialog box.
• Offset
Specifies the amount of time by which daylight saving time is earlier than standard
time.
• Start time
Specifies the time when daylight saving time begins.
For example if you set Offset as 01:00 and Start time as 12:00, the clock will be set to
13:00 when the time reaches 12:00 of the day on which daylight saving time begins.
• End time
Specifies the time when daylight saving time ends. If this is the same as the start
time, select [Same as Start time].
For example if you set Offset as 01:00 and End time as 12:00, the clock will be set to
11:00 when daylight saving time reaches 12:00 on the last day of daylight saving
time. If the [Same as Start time] check box is selected, daylight saving time will
automatically be cancelled and revert to standard time on the last day of daylight
saving time at the time specified by the Start time.
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● Day of the week
If this is on, the term of daylight saving time will be specified as a day of the week. Use
Start and End to specify which day of which week will be the start and end of daylight
saving time. For example to specify the first Sunday in April, choose “First,” “Sunday,”
and “April”; to specify the last Sunday in October, choose “Last,” “Sunday,” and “October.”
● Day
If this is on, the term of daylight saving time will be specified as a day of a month. Use
Start and End to specify the dates that will be the start and end of daylight saving time.
● [OK] button
Saves the settings and closes the dialog box.
● [Cancel] button
Discards the settings and closes the dialog box.
❑ “Scheduler” dialog box
You can switch presets or play back a song or sound effect from an SD memory card at a previously
specified date and time. Each such setting is called an “Event.”
<Usage example 1>
Switching background music by time period
Here’s how you could switch the type of background music according to the time period,
for example in a commercial establishment.
9:00
12:00
Refreshing
background music
14:00
Energetic
background
music
18:00
Peaceful
background music
22:00
Atmospheric
background music
<Usage example 2>
Switching background music by day of the week
Here’s how you could switch the type of background music according to the day of the
week or the times of business, for example in a commercial establishment.
• Monday–Friday
10:00
20:00
Background music pattern 1
• Saturday
10:00
22:00
Background music pattern 2
• Sunday
12:00
20:00
Background music pattern 3
You can also specify exceptions, such as playing seasonal background music at Christmas,
or stopping playback on days when the establishment is not operating.
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NOTE • If an event has been assigned, the [SCHEDULER] indicator on the MTX’s front panel will be
lit yellow. One minute before the event occurs, the indicator will flash.
• If more than one event is assigned at the same time, all events will run with one second of
space between them. During this time, the [SCHEDULER] of the MTX’s front panel will
continue flashing.
• If the [Enable Daylight Saving Time] check box is selected in the “Daylight Saving Time”
dialog box, events that have been scheduled within two hours before or after the start or
end of daylight saving time will not be executed correctly.
You can assign up to 50 events and 50 exceptions.
● [Month] button/[Day] button
Switch the calendar between month or day views.
Month view
Day view
• In the calendar, double-click the date you want; the “Add Event” dialog box will
appear, letting you add an event.
• Events other than repeating events can be moved by dragging and dropping them (in
the month display you can move between days, and in the day display you can move
between hours).
• In the month display, you can click the calendar icon to access a year/month selection
screen.
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● [Today] button
For the month view, displays this month’s calendar.
For the day view, displays today’s schedule.
● [ < ]/[ > ] buttons
For the month view, displays the previous or next month’s calendar.
For the day view, displays the previous or next day’s schedule.
● Event Control
• [Add] button
The “Add Event” dialog box will appear.
Here you can add an event.
• [Edit] button
The “Edit Event” dialog box will appear.
Here you can edit the contents of the currently selected event. If no event is selected,
the button is dimmed.
• [Clear] button
Deletes the currently selected event. If no event is selected, the button is dimmed.
• [All Clear] button
Deletes all registered events.
● [Show Event Time] check box
If this is selected, the time of the event is shown in the month display.
● Event Info
This shows the information that was specified in the “Add Event” dialog box or “Edit
Event” dialog box for the selected event.
• OperationType
Indicates the operation that will be executed when the event occurs.
• RepeatType
Indicates the frequency with which the event will occur.
• SetException
Indicates a date and time for which, as an exception, the event will not occur.
● [OK] button
Saves the settings and closes the dialog box.
● [Cancel] button
Closes the dialog box without saving the changes.
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“Add Event” dialog box / “Edit Event” dialog box
● EVENT NAME
Enter the name of the event.
● EVENT OPERATION
• [Type] box
Choose the operation that will be executed when the event occurs.
NOTE In the “Preset” dialog box operations such as GPI Out or SD Song Select & Play can
be included in the preset. Choose GPI Out if you want to control an external device via
GPI OUT without recalling a preset, or choose SD Song Select & Play if you want to
change the audio file that will play.
Preset Recall ...................... A preset will be recalled.
GPI Out .............................. The GPI OUT connector will be controlled.
SD Song Select & Play ..... An audio file saved on the SD memory card will play or
stop.
• Settings
The contents will change depending on the event you chose in [Type] box.
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If you chose Preset Recall
Select the preset that you want to recall.
If you chose GPI Out
Specify the state of the GPI OUT connector when the event occurs for each MTX
unit.
Click the button of the MTX unit that you want to set; the “GPI Out” dialog box will
appear. Make settings in the same way as in the “Settings” dialog box of the “Preset”
dialog box.
If you chose SD Song Select & Play
For each MTX unit, specify how the audio files saved on the SD memory card will
play or stop when the event occurs.
Click the button of the MTX unit that you want to set; the “SD Play” dialog box will
appear. Make settings in the same way as in the “Settings” dialog box of the “Preset”
dialog box.
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● EVENT SCHEDULE
Specify the date and time at which the event will occur.
• [Color] select switches
Choose the color of the event shown in the calendar. By specifying a color, you can
make it easier to distinguish certain types of event.
• [Date]
Specifies the date on which the event will occur. (year/month/day)
You can change the date either by inputting it directly or by clicking the calendar that
appears when you click the calendar icon at the right.
Depending on the REPEAT EVENT setting described below, this might not be
shown.
• [Time]
Specifies the time at which the event will occur. (hour:minute:second, in 24-hour
time)
Click the hour/minute/second that you want to specify, and use the spin box or enter
a value directly.
If you select REPEAT EVENT and specify the event frequency as “Hourly,” you’ll
only be able to set the minutes and seconds.
● [REPEAT EVENT]
By selecting this check box you can specify a repeating event.
• [Yearly]/[Monthly]/[Weekly]/[Daily]/[Hourly] boxes
Specify the frequency with which the event will occur.
• Event start date and time
Specify the date and time at which the event will occur repeatedly. The items that
you can specify will depend on the frequency of the event.
If the event frequency is [Yearly]
If [Day of the Month] is on, the event will occur each year at the date and time
specified by “-month,” “1st/2nd/3rd/4th,” “day of the week,” and [Time].
If [Day of the Month] is off, the event will occur each year on the day selected in the
calendar (shown in [Date]) at the time selected in [Time].
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If the event frequency is [Monthly]
If [Day of the Week] is on, the event will occur each month at the date and time
specified by “1st/2nd/3rd/4th,” “day of the week,” and [Time].
If [Day of the Week] is off, the event will occur each month on the day selected in
the calendar (shown in [Date]) at the time selected in [Time].
If the event frequency is [Weekly]
The event will occur each week on the selected day of the week at the time specified
by [Time].
If the event frequency is [Daily]
The event will occur each day at the time (hour:minute:second) specified by [Time].
If the event frequency is [Hourly]
The event will occur each hour at the time (minute:second) specified by [Time].
● [Exception] button
The “Event Exception” dialog box will appear.
Here you can specify a date and time for which, as an exception, the repeating event will
not occur.
● [OK] button
Saves the settings and closes the dialog box.
● [Cancel] button
Closes the dialog box without saving the changes.
■ “Event Exception” dialog box
Here you can specify a date and time for which, as an exception, the repeating event will
not occur. The items that you can specify will depend on the frequency of the event.
Example) - Don’t play background music on Wednesday, when the establishment is
closed.
- Play special background music only for the event that occurs on the third
Sunday of every month.
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● Exception Item
If the event frequency is [Yearly]
Specify the year for which the event will not occur.
Only the [Year] can be specified.
If the event frequency is [Monthly]
Specify the month or day for which the event will not occur.
Only the [Month] and [Day] can be specified.
If the event frequency is [Weekly]
Specify the month, week, or day for which the event will not occur.
Only the [Month], [Week], and [Day] can be specified.
If the event frequency is [Daily]
Specify the month, week, day, or day of the week for which the event will not occur.
Only the [Month], [Week], [Day], and [Day of the week] can be specified.
If the event frequency is [Hourly]
Specify the month, week, day, day of the week, or time (in hours) for which the event
will not occur.
The [Month], [Week], [Day], [Day of the week], and [Hour] can be specified.
● [>] button
Adds a date and time that you want to specify as an exception to the list at the right.
● [<] button
Removes a date and time that you specified as an exception from the list at the right.
● [<<] button
Removes all dates and times that you specified as exceptions from the list at the right.
● [OK] button
Saves the settings and closes the dialog box.
● [Cancel] button
Closes the dialog box without saving the changes.
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❑ “Remote Control” dialog box
Here you can check the port numbers for connecting an external controller, or make settings for
connecting an external controller to RS-232C.
NOTE • A total of nine external controllers and wireless DCP units can be connected to a single
MTX.
• The IP address of the MTX can be viewed in the “Device Information” dialog box.
● [Device:] box
Select the MTX unit for which you want to make settings. The UNIT ID, device type,
and device name are shown.
● [Network IP PORT No.]
This shows the port number of the MTX3’s NETWORK connector or the MTX5-D’s
Dante [PRIMARY]/[SECONDARY] connectors. You can connect up to eight external
controllers or wireless DCP to the port.
● [Remote(RS-232C) BIT RATE] box
Selects the RS-232C communication speed. You can select “38400” bps or
“115200” bps. You can connect one external controller to the RS-232C.
● [OK] button
Saves the settings and closes the dialog box.
● [Cancel] button
Closes the dialog box without saving the changes.
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❑ “Digital Control Panel” dialog box
Here you can assign the MTX’s parameters to the controls of a digital control panel (DCP) such as
the DCP1V4S so that they can be operated from the DCP. You can also make settings for the
brightness of the DCP unit’s LEDs, as well as panel lock settings. You can’t make settings while
online. (Settings can only be viewed.)
You can store 32 sets of DCP settings in the Library. You can also associate library items with presets
for recall.
After editing in the [Parameter Assign] tab and the [Dimmer & Lock] tab, click the item in the
[Library] list to which you want to store, and then click the [Store] button to store the item to the
library.
In the [Library] list, click the library item that you want to recall, and then click the [Recall] button
to recall the library item; the settings will be applied to the [Parameter Assign] tab and the [Dimmer
& Lock] tab.
NOTE • If you associate a saved library item with a preset, the parameter assignments for all DCP
units (up to 32 units) connected to the MTX system will be recalled/stored in a single action
when you recall that preset. If you want to recall only a specific DCP, open the “Preset”
dialog box and make [Recall Filter] settings.
• You must use the “Device Configuration Wizard” dialog box to assign the MTX and DCP
units and specify their ID settings beforehand. If you have not made these settings yet, you
won’t be able to open the “Digital Control Panel” dialog box; an alert will be displayed.
● MTX selection box
Selects the MTX to which the target DCP unit is connected. The box will list units in
order of UNIT ID, followed by the name of the MTX.
● DCP selection box
Select the DCP unit for which you want to make settings. All DCP units that are
connected to the MTX (which is selected in the MTX selection box) are listed in order
of UNIT ID and the name of the DCP unit.
The model and graphic for the selected DCP are shown below the DCP selection box.
The control selected in the [Parameter Assign] tab will be highlighted.
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● [Store] button
This button stores an item in the library. The “Store Library” dialog box will appear. If
you edit the parameters of the library item that has been recalled, the text will turn red.
The text will turn black when you store or recall the library item.
• [Name:]
Enter a name for the library item.
You can’t enter the name of an existing library item, nor can you enter a blank name.
• [OK] button
Saves the library item and closes the dialog box.
• [Cancel] button
Closes the dialog box without creating a library item.
● [Recall] button
When you click this button, the currently selected library item will be recalled (loaded)
as the current parameters.
● [Library] list
Select the library item that you want to store or recall. The currently-recalled library
item is shown in bold characters.
By double-clicking a previously-stored library item, you can edit its name.
• [Copy] button
This button copies the selected library item.
The Copy command is not available while online.
• [Paste] button
This button pastes the copied library item to the library item that’s currently selected
in the list.
The Paste command is not available while online.
• [Clear] button
This button clears the contents of the library item that’s currently selected in the list.
The Clear command is not available while online.
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● [Parameter Assign] tab
Here you can assign the MTX’s parameters to the various controls.
The currently-selected control is highlighted.
The corresponding control is also highlighted in the graphic that’s shown at the left of
the tab.
❍ Control select buttons
When you click a button, the “Settings” dialog box will appear, letting you make
settings for the controls.
Specify the device or parameter that will be controlled by the control.
❍ [FUNCTION]/[DEVICE]/[PARAMETER]
These show the items specified in the “Settings” dialog box.
● [Dimmer & Lock] tab
Here you can make settings for the brightness of the DCP unit’s LEDs, as well as settings
for its inactive state.
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• [LED Brightness] box
Specifies the brightness of the DCP unit’s LEDs. Higher values will make the LEDs
brighter.
• [Enable Inactive Mode] check box
If the check box is selected, the unit automatically enters inactive mode after a time
duration specified in [Waiting Time].
[Inactive LED Brightness] specifies the brightness of the LEDs when inactive.
If the check box is cleared, the drop-down menu is grayed-out and you will be unable
to set the brightness.
• [Panel Lock] check box
If this check box is selected, the DCP panel will be locked when the preset library is
recalled.
If the [Enable Temporary Unlocking] check box is selected, pressing and holding
down DCP switch 1 for two seconds will unlock the panel.
• [Waiting Time]
Specifies the time from the last operation until the unit enters inactive mode or the
panel is locked.
● [Close] button
Closes the dialog box.
“Settings” dialog box
You can access this dialog box from the “Digital Control Panel” dialog box, the “Wireless
DCP” dialog box, or the “GPI” dialog box.
NOTE For details on the “Settings” dialog box that is accessed from the “Preset” dialog box and the
“Scheduler” dialog box, refer to “Settings” dialog box in chapter 6.
● [FUNCTION] list
Selects the function to be controlled. If you select [No Assign], no function will be assigned.
The available range in [FUNCTION] and the contents of [MTX], [PARAMETER1],
and [PARAMETER2] will depend on the function that you selected. The options
shown in the lower half will also change.
For details on the functions and the display, refer to List of settings in “Settings” dialog
boxes.
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● [MTX] list
Selects the MTX that you want to change. These are shown in order of UNIT ID and
model name.
● [PARAMETER1] list / [PARAMETER2] list
Specify the parameters of the function.
For details on these parameters, refer to List of settings in “Settings” dialog boxes.
● [OK] button
Saves the settings and closes the dialog box.
● [Cancel] button
Closes the dialog box without saving the changes.
❑ “Wireless DCP” dialog box
Here you can assign the parameters of the MTX to controls of the “Wireless DCP” iOS app so that
they can be operated from Wireless DCP. You can’t make settings while online. (Settings can only
be viewed.)
For details on Wireless DCP, refer to the “Wireless DCP User’s Manual.”
You can store 32 sets of Wireless DCP settings in the Library. You can also associate library
items with presets for recall.
NOTE Associate the saved library item with a preset. If it is not associated, the Wireless DCP settings
will not be applied.
For details on the following settings, refer to “Digital Control Panel” dialog box.
• [Store] button
• [Recall] button
• [Library] list
• [Copy] button
• [Paste] button
• [Clear] button
• Control select buttons
• [FUNCTION]/[DEVICE]/[PARAMETER]
• “Settings” dialog box
• [Close] button
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● MTX selection box
Here you can select the MTX to which the iPhone or other mobile device that you want
to specify is connected. These are shown in order of UNIT ID and model name.
● [Page] tabs
Select the page tab that you want to edit.
● [PAGE NAME]
Assign a name to the page. The name in the Wireless DCP “Page select” screen is shown.
● [Template] button
Click this to open the “Template” dialog box. Select the controls that will be shown in
“Wireless DCP.”
Click the template that you want to use.
• [OK] button
Saves the selected template and closes the dialog box.
• [Cancel] button
Cancels the template selection and closes the dialog box.
● Control label
Assign a name to the control.
❑ “GPI” dialog box
GPI stands for General Purpose Interface. By using the GPI input/output, you can remotely control
the MTX via custom-made controllers or external devices. A controller that is connected to the GPI
input connector can be used to switch presets on the MTX or to control the parameters of
components. GPI input/output settings are made individually for each MTX unit.
Display devices such as LEDs and lamps or external control equipment made by other
manufacturers can be connected to the GPI output connector, letting you control the external
device according to the state of presets or parameters.
For hardware-related details such as how to connect the [GPI] connector, refer to the MTX user’s
manual.
<Usage example 1>
Using a home-made switch panel to switch presets
Connect a momentary switch to each of the MTX’s [GPI IN-1] through [GPI IN-3]
connectors, and make settings so that they will recall Preset1–3.
<Usage example 2>
Controlling the volume of the MTX
Connect a variable resistor to one of the MTX’s [GPI IN] connectors, and assign Output
Ch Level to the GPI Input Port so that the volume will be controlled.
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<Usage example 3>
Controlling the volume of multiple MTX units
Connect a variable resistor to one of the MTX’s [GPI IN] connectors, and assign ZONE
Out DCA Group to the GPI Input Port so that the zone volume of multiple MTX units will
be controlled in tandem.
This dialog box can be edited only while offline.
● [GPI on] box
From the list, choose the MTX unit whose settings you want to specify. The list shows
the UNIT ID and device name of the MTX units that are assigned to the MTX system.
● PORT select buttons
These buttons open the “Settings” dialog box where you can make settings for each
port.
For details on these parameters, refer to List of settings in “Settings” dialog boxes.
● [OK] button
Saves the settings and closes the dialog box.
● [Cancel] button
Closes the dialog box without saving the changes.
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❑ “GPI Calibration” dialog box
Here you can calibrate the input voltage detection range for the [GPI] connector of the MTX unit.
(Available only when online.) These settings adjust the detection range in order to stabilize the
input voltage of the [GPI] connector.
● [Device:] box
Selects an MTX unit within the MTX system.
From the left, this shows the “UNIT ID,” “Type (model name of the device),” and
“Device Name (name of the device).”
● Channel select check boxes
Calibration will be applied to the channels whose boxes are selected.
● [All Ports] check box
Selects the check boxes of all channels.
● Calibration data
The input voltage is shown in real time as a graph.
● [Reset] button
Calibration will be reset for the channels whose boxes are selected.
● [Max] button
Sets the current input voltage of the selected channels to the maximum value.
The maximum value you set is shown by a red bar.
● [Min] button
Sets the current input voltage of the selected channels to the minimum value.
The minimum value you set is shown by a blue bar.
● [Close] button
Closes the dialog box.
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Calibration procedure
1. Connect your external device to the MTX’s [GPI] connector.
2. Select the check box of the channel numbers for which you want to
perform calibration.
If you want to select all channels, select the [All Ports] check box.
3. To specify the detection range, increase the input from the external
device to the maximum and click the [Max] button; then decrease the
input to the minimum and click the [Min] button.
This lets you specify the optimal detection range as appropriate for voltage drop
caused by wiring or due to the specifications of your devices.
NOTE • The threshold for on/off switching will be the center value between the maximum and
minimum input voltage values (the sum of the maximum value and minimum value,
divided by 2). To prevent malfunctions, you should allow plenty of range for
detection.
• If the voltage has dropped because of cable length or noise, adjust the maximum
and minimum input voltage values. Since voltage may become unstable, configure
and set up your external circuit to ensure that there is ample distance between the
maximum and minimum values.
❑ “Security Settings” dialog box
An MTX system lets you specify two types of user account: Administrator and Guest.
You can use this dialog box to specify an administrator PIN code for the project file.
If you log on as administrator to a project file for which a PIN code has been specified, all operations
can be performed; if you log on as guest, the following operations cannot be performed.
• Synchronization (going online)
However, you will be able to use the “Go Online – From devices” dialog box to obtain
the configuration and parameters of the MTX system.
• Saving by overwriting a project file
• Editing in the “Project Information” dialog box
• Viewing the “Security Settings” dialog box
• Updating the firmware and setting the IP address in the “Device Information”
dialog box
• Deleting the log in the “Get Log” dialog box
NOTE Even if you have logged on as a guest user, you are free to edit the project file.
However since you cannot select the online state, the system that is already set up will
not be modified. Also, the original file will not be modified because you cannot save
by overwriting the project file.
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● [Security] check box
If this check box is selected, the “Log on” dialog box will appear when the project file
starts. If you log on as a guest user, you won’t be able to perform the operations shown
in the dialog box.
If this check box is cleared, all users will be administrators.
● [Administrator PIN]
If the [Security] check box is selected, enter the PIN code (four single-byte numerals).
You cannot enter anything other than single-byte numerals, nor can you enter a blank
PIN code.
NOTE • If you log on as the administrator, you’ll be able to view the PIN code in this dialog
box. Make sure that the PIN code is not seen by a guest user.
• If you forget the PIN code, you will be unable to log on to that project file as
administrator. If you have forgotten the PIN code, use the “Go Online – From devices”
dialog box to obtain the MTX system’s parameters and configuration, and save them
as a differently-named project file. If necessary, specify a PIN code for the new
project file.
● [OK] button
Updates the settings and closes the dialog box.
If you are online, these settings will be transmitted to all MTX units in the project.
If you are offline, they will be transmitted when you go online.
● [Cancel] button
Closes the dialog box without updating the settings.
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“Log on” dialog box
The “Log on” dialog box will appear when you open a project file for which a PIN code has
been specified, or when you click the [File] menu command [Log Off].
To log on as administrator, choose the [Administrator] option button, enter the PIN code,
and click the [OK] button.
To log on as a guest user, choose the [Guest] option button and click the [OK] button.
❑ “Project Information” dialog box
Allows you to include a memo in the project file to record property information or contact
information.
NOTE If you’re logged on as a guest user, you can’t enter anything in the “Project Information” dialog
box. You will only be able to view the contents.
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❑ “Configuration Diagram” dialog box
Displays a diagram that shows how devices such as the MTX, XMV, and DCP are connected. The
configuration diagram can be printed.
● [Print] button
Starts printing the configuration diagram.
● [Close] button
Closes the dialog box without printing the configuration diagram.
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❑ “Get Log” dialog box
A record of the MTX system’s operation is stored as a “log” in the MTX’s internal memory. In this
dialog box you can output the logs of all MTX units existing on the subnet to which your computer
is connected, and save them as a file. The log file is in “.csv” format.
NOTE The Project screen’s [Alert] tab does not show the information listed in the alert list, but this is
captured in the log.
Browse button
● [Output File Name] box
Shows the location (absolute path) in which the log file is saved. You can also enter this
directly.
● Browse button
Opens the file browser and selects the file that will be output as the log.
● [Log Clear] button
Deletes the log for all MTX units existing on the subnet.
When you click this button, a confirmation message will appear. If you click the [Yes]
button, the log will be deleted. If you click the [No] button, the operation will be
cancelled and the dialog box will close. You may be asked to enter the PIN code.
● [OK] button
Outputs the log file and closes the dialog box.
● [Cancel] button
Cancels log file output and closes the dialog box.
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❑ “Sampling Rate Converter” dialog box
Here you can turn on/off the SRC (Sampling Rate Converter) of the MY4-AEC or MY8-AE96 that
is installed in the MTX5-D, and specify the word clock setting of the output.
● [ON] button
Switches the SRC on/off. The button also shows the on/off status.
● [Fs Type] box (MY4-AEC only)
This selects the word clock that will be output from the MY4-AEC when SRC is on.
If you select AES/EBU_IN_CH1/2, the word clock that is received at input 1/2 of the
MY4-AEC will be output. If you select AES/EBU_IN_CH3/4, the word clock that is
received at input 3/4 of the MY4-AEC will be output.
● [OK] button
Applies the settings and closes the dialog box.
● [Cancel] button
Closes the dialog box without applying the settings.
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Channel list
FUNCTION TYPE
Input Ch Level
Input Ch ON
Fx RTN Level
Fx Rtn ON
ZONE Out Level
ZONE Out ON
1st Priority Mix Level
2nd Priority Mix Level
Input Ch DCA Group
ZONE Out DCA Group
Input Ch Mute Group
ZONE Out Mute Group
Input Ch Send Level
Input Ch Send ON
Fx RTN Send Level
Fx RTN Send On
PARAMETER1
PARAMETER2
If STEREO INPUT is STEREO:
CH 1–8
STIN 1–3
CH 9–16
If STEREO INPUT is MONOx2:
CH 1–8
STIN 1L, STIN 1R, STIN 2L, STIN 2R, STIN 3L,
STIN 3R
CH 9–16
None
Fx RTN 1–2
None
If MATRIX is set to monaural:
ZONE 1–8
None
If MATRIX is set to stereo:
ZONE 1-2, ZONE 3-4, ZONE 5-6, ZONE 7-8
A–H
None
If STEREO INPUT is STEREO:
CH 1–8
STIN 1–3
CH 9–16
If MATRIX is set to monaural:
ZONE 1–8
Fx 1–2
ANC 1–2
If STEREO INPUT is MONOx2:
CH 1–8
STIN 1L, STIN 1R, STIN 2L, STIN 2R, STIN 3L,
STIN 3R
CH 9–16
If MATRIX is set to stereo:
ZONE 1-2, ZONE 3-4, ZONE 5-6, ZONE
7-8
Fx 1–2
ANC 1–2
If MATRIX is set to monaural:
ZONE 1–8
Fx RTN 1–2
If MATRIX is set to stereo:
ZONE 1-2, ZONE 3-4, ZONE 5-6, ZONE
7-8
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List of settings in “Settings” dialog boxes
This section explains the settings in the following “Settings” dialog boxes.
• Switch
• Knob/Slider
• GPI Input
• GPI Output
■ Switch
Settings for the switches of the DCP or Wireless DCP are explained here.
● If [FUNCTION] is [No Assign]
Use this setting if you don’t want the switch of the controller to change any setting. This
is unavailable for [MTX] and for [PARAMETER 1/2].
● If [FUNCTION] is [ON]
Controls the on/off setting of the parameter.
Select one of the following parameter types, and then make the appropriate setting.
• Input Ch ON
• Fx RTN ON
• ZONE Out ON
• Output Ch ON
• Input Ch Mute Group
• ZONE Out Mute Group
❍ [MTX]
Selects the MTX that you want to change. These are shown in order of UNIT ID and
model name.
❍ [PARAMETER1]
Specify the channel that will control the on/off setting of the parameter.
Channel list
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● If [FUNCTION] is [Send ON]
Controls send on/off.
Select one of the following parameter types, and then make the appropriate setting.
• Input Ch Send ON
• Fx RTN Send ON
❍ [MTX]
Selects the MTX that you want to change. These are shown in order of UNIT ID and
model name.
❍ [PARAMETER1][PARAMETER2]
Specify the channel that will control send on/off.
Channel list
● If [FUNCTION] is [SD Play]
Play/stop the specified audio file.
Select one of the following parameter types, and then make the appropriate setting.
• SD Song Select & Play
• SD Song Pause
❍ [MTX]
Selects the MTX that you want to change. These are shown in order of UNIT ID and
model name.
❍ [Folder/File] (only if parameter type is [SD Song Select & Play])
Here you can select the song or folder that you want to play from the SD memory card.
✦[Play 1 song]/[Play all songs in a folder]
If you choose [Play 1 song], only the song currently selected in [SD CARD:/] will play.
If you select [Play all songs in a folder], all songs saved in the folder selected by [SD
CARD:/] will play.
NOTE Up to 100 songs will be played in ascending order of their file name.
✦[SD CARD:/] box
This shows the name of the song that will be played, or the name of the folder. You can
change the name, or enter it directly.
NOTE You can also enter Japanese.
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✦[Browse] button
If [Play 1 song] is selected
Select the file shown in [SD CARD:/].
The following file and folder formats can be shown.
• (folder name)\(file name).mp3
• (folder name)\(file name).wav
• (file name).mp3
• (file name).wav
If [Play all songs in a folder] is selected
Select the folder shown in [SD CARD:/]. Up to 100 songs saved in the currently
selected folder will play.
The following folder formats can be shown.
• (folder name)
• blank
NOTE - Only first-level folders are valid.
- If the folder name is blank, the songs that exist in the root level of the memory card
will be played (folders below the root level will not be included).
❍ [Play Mode] (only if parameter type is [SD Song Select & Play])
✦[Normal]/[Repeat]/[Shuffle Repeat]
This specifies the play mode for the song or songs.
If you choose [Normal], the specified song or songs in the folder will play once.
If you choose [Repeat], the specified song or songs in the folder will play repeatedly.
If you choose [Shuffle Repeat], the songs in the specified folder will play repeatedly in
random order. If you choose [Play 1 song] in [Folder/File], the [Shuffle Repeat]
setting will be unavailable.
✦[Go to the top once the play is stopped]
When you stop song playback, this specifies whether the song will pause at the
location where you stopped or will return to the beginning of the song.
If this is on, playback will begin from the beginning of the song or the first song in the
folder the next time you start playback.
If this is off, playback will begin from the location at which you stopped the next time
you start playback.
● If [FUNCTION] is [Preset Recall]
The specified preset will be recalled.
❍ [PARAMETER1]
Selects the preset number that will be recalled.
● If [FUNCTION] is [Level] or [Send Level] (DCP1V4S-US/EU only)
Use the switch to change what will be controlled by the knob.
Choose this if you want the knob to have more than one function.
If the switch is set to [Level] or [Send Level], the knob operation select button will be
dimmed, and you won’t be able to make knob settings.
For details on settings, refer to If [FUNCTION] is [Level] or If [FUNCTION] is [Send
Level] for knobs/sliders.
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●If [FUNCTION] is [Level Inc/Dec] or [Send Level Inc/Dec] (DCP only)
Use the switch to change the level or send level.
Select one of the following parameter types, and then make the appropriate setting.
If [FUNCTION] is [Level Inc/Dec]
• Input Ch Level
• Fx RTN Level
• ZONE Out Level
• Output Ch Level
• 1st Priority Mix Level
• 2nd Priority Mix Level
• Input Ch DCA Group
• ZONE Out DCA Group
If [FUNCTION] is [Send Level Inc/Dec]
• Input Ch Send Level
• Fx RTN Send Level
❍ [MTX]
Selects the MTX that you want to change. These are shown in order of UNIT ID and
model name.
❍ [PARAMETER1]/[PARAMETER2]
Specifies the channel for which the level or send level will be raised or lowered. If
[FUNCTION] is [Send Level Inc/Dec], use [PARAMETER2] to set ZONE, Fx, and
ANC.
❍ [Inc]
If you select this option, pressing the switch repeatedly will raise the level or the send
level.
✦[Upper Limit]
Specifies the maximum level achieved when you press the switch.
✦[Minimum]
If the current parameter value is lower than the value specified here, pressing the
switch once will set the parameter to this value.
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❍ [Dec]
If you select this option, pressing the switch repeatedly will lower the level or the
send level.
✦[Lower Limit]
Specifies the minimum level to be achieved when you press the switch.
✦[Mute Enable] check box
If this option is selected, the Mute state (–∞ dB) will be enabled if the level is lowered
below the value specified by [Lower Limit].
❍ [Switch]
Allows you to make switch-related settings.
[Sensitivity] specifies the point at which the parameter will change when the switch
is pressed.
● If [FUNCTION] is [Source Select w/knob] (only for a DCP that
features knobs)
You can control the send on/off for multiple channels via switches, and control the send
level for any channel via knobs.
NOTE If you assign the same source to multiple DCP units and then change the settings on
one of the DCP units, the changes will not be updated on other DCP units. Each DCP
unit will retain the settings (LED status and knob assignments) that were made on it.
❍ [MTX]
Selects the MTX that you want to change. These are listed in order of UNIT ID and
model name.
❍ [PARAMETER1]/[PARAMETER2]
In the [PARAMETER1] column, select the target ZONE.
In the [PARAMETER2] column, click ? to the left of the channel name to select ON,
OFF, or IGNORE for the desired channels. The ON/OFF/IGNORE setting can be
applied to multiple channels simultaneously. If you select an ON channel, the
bottom half of the dialog box will display parameter fields related to the knobs.
❍ [Assign the send level to:] box
Enables you to select a knob that will control the send level of the currently-selected
channel.
Only one channel can be assigned to a knob.
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❍ [Parameter Range]/[Nominal]/[Knob]
Enable you to make a setting for the knob that has been specified in the [Assign the
send level to:] box. For details about the settings, refer to If [FUNCTION] is [Level]
for knobs/sliders.
● If [FUNCTION] is [Source Select w/sw] (DCP only)
You can control the send on/off for multiple channels via switches, and the send level
for any channel via switches.
NOTE If you assign the same source to multiple DCP units and then change the settings on
one of the DCP units, the changes will not be updated on other DCP units. Each DCP
unit will retain the settings (LED status and knob assignments) that were made on it.
❍ [MTX]
Selects the MTX for which you want to change the settings. These are listed in order
of UNIT ID and model name.
❍ [PARAMETER1]/[PARAMETER2]
In the [PARAMETER1] column, select the target ZONE.
In the [PARAMETER2] column, click ? to the left of the channel name to select ON,
OFF, or IGNORE for the desired channels. The ON/OFF/IGNORE setting can be
applied to multiple channels simultaneously. If you select an ON channel, the
bottom half of the dialog box will display the switch-related setting items.
❍ [Assign the send level to:] box
Enables you to assign a function that raises or lowers the send level of the selected
channels to other switches.
❍ [Inc]/[Dec]/[Switch]
Enable you to make settings for the switches specified in the [Assign the send level
to:] box. For details about the settings, refer to If [FUNCTION] is [Send Level Inc/
Dec] for switches.
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■ Knob/Slider
This section explains settings for the DCP’s knobs or the Wireless DCP’s sliders.
● If [FUNCTION] is [No Assign]
Use this setting if you don’t want controller operations to change any setting. This is
unavailable for [MTX] and for [PARAMETER 1/2].
● If [FUNCTION] is [Level]
Controls the level.
Select one of the following parameter types, and then make the appropriate setting.
• Input Ch Level
• Fx RTN Level
• ZONE Out Level
• Output Ch Level
• 1st Priority Mix Level
• 2nd Priority Mix Level
• Input Ch DCA Group
• ZONE Out DCA Group
NOTE If you want to control multiple input channels, use [Input Ch DCA Group] or [ZONE Out
DCA Group].
❍ [MTX]
Selects the MTX that you want to change. These are shown in order of UNIT ID and
model name.
❍ [PARAMETER1][PARAMETER2]
Specify the channel whose level will be controlled.
Channel list
❍ [Parameter Range]
Use [Upper Limit] and [Lower Limit] to specify the range in which the level can be
varied.
If [Mute Enable] is on, the Mute state (–∞ dB) will be enabled if the level is lowered
below the value specified by [Lower Limit].
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NOTE - If the nominal value specified by the following [Nominal Value] is higher than the
[Upper Limit], the [Upper Limit] will rise in tandem with the [Nominal Value].
Conversely, if the nominal value goes below the [Lower Limit], the [Lower Limit] will
fall in tandem with the [Nominal Value].
- By using [Parameter Range] you can limit the range in which the user can control the
volume. For example you can use this to specify the maximum volume of background
music, or use a controller to make fine volume adjustments in a narrow range of
–6 dB – +6 dB.
❍ [Nominal] check box (DCP only)
Here you can make settings for the Nominal function.
By specifying the nominal value, you can assign a specific LED position as the
normal volume setting. For example by specifying the center LED as the volume
setting for normal use and setting the maximum value to the maximum volume that
is allowable for the system, you can prevent damage to the system that might occur
if the volume of the background music were raised during a noisy time.
If the check box is selected, the Nominal function will be on.
[Nominal Value] specifies the nominal value.
[Nominal LED Position] specifies the LED position that will light when the level
reaches the nominal value.
If the check box is cleared (Nominal function off), both parameters will be grayedout and unavailable.
❍ [Knob] (DCP only)
Here you can make settings for the DCP’s knobs.
[Sensitivity] specifies the sensitivity at which the parameter will change when the
knob is rotated.
If [Acceleration] is on, the parameter will change faster if the knob is rotated more
rapidly. If [Fast] is selected as the [Sensitivity], the [Acceleration] setting is dimmed
and unavailable.
● If [FUNCTION] is [Send Level]
Controls the send level.
Select one of the following parameter types, and then make the appropriate setting.
• Input Ch Send Level
• Fx RTN Send Level
For details on these settings, refer to If [FUNCTION] is [Level].
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■ GPI Input
This section explains settings for the [GPI IN] connector of the MTX itself.
Connection examples using the [GPI IN] connector
Connection example 1:
Controlling the MTX with a switch
MTX3
+5VDC
+V
CPU
IN
A/D
100k
Connection example 2:
Controlling the MTX with a 10kΩ B-curve variable resistor
MTX3
+5VDC
+V
CPU
IN
A/D
GND
100k
About [INPUT TYPE]
[INPUT TYPE] allows the following settings.
•
Analog
•
Analog Inv.
•
High Active
•
Low Active
•
Rising Edge
•
Falling Edge
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NOTE • The threshold value at which on/off switching will occur will be the middle value between
the maximum and minimum input voltage values (the value equal to the sum of the
maximum and minimum values divided by two). To prevent malfunctions, you should allow
plenty of room for detection (see “GPI Calibration” dialog box).
• If the voltage has dropped because of cable length or noise, use the “GPI Calibration”
dialog box to adjust the maximum and minimum input voltage values. Since voltage may
become unstable, configure and set up your external circuit to ensure that there is ample
distance between the maximum and minimum values.
• You can indicate the on/off status by assigning ON to one of the GPI Output ports.
❍
Analog
Level
Use this if you selected [Level] or [Send Level] as the [FUNCTION].
The level will be at the maximum value when the input voltage to the GPI IN is at
maximum (5V), and at the minimum value when the input voltage is at minimum
(0V).
MAX
MIN
0V
❍
+5V
Analog Inv.
Level
Use this if you selected [Level] or [Send Level] as the [FUNCTION].
The level will be at the minimum value when the input voltage to the GPI IN is at
maximum (5V), and at the maximum value when the input voltage is at minimum
(0V).
MAX
MIN
0V
❍
+5V
High Active
Use this if you selected [ON] or [Send ON] as the [FUNCTION].
The function will turn on when the input voltage to GPI IN rises above the center
voltage, and will turn off when it falls below the center voltage.
GPI IN input
voltage max.
GPI IN input
voltage min.
ON
OFF
Center voltage
OFF
NOTE If you’ve selected [Input Ch Mute Group] or [Zone Out Mute Group] as the parameter
type, mute on/off will be switched.
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Low Active
Use this if you selected [ON] or [Send ON] as the [FUNCTION].
The function will turn off when the input voltage to GPI IN rises above the center
voltage, and will turn on when it falls below the center voltage.
GPI IN input
voltage max.
GPI IN input
voltage min.
ON
Center voltage
OFF
OFF
NOTE If you’ve selected [Input Ch Mute Group] or [Zone Out Mute Group] as the parameter
type, mute on/off will be switched.
❍
Rising Edge
Use this if you selected [ON]/[Send ON]/[SD Play]/[Preset Recall] as the
[FUNCTION].
The parameter will alternately turn on/off or play/stop etc. when the input voltage
to GPI IN changes from below the center voltage to above it.
[Preset Recall] will recall the specified preset when the input voltage changes from
below the center voltage to above it.
GPI IN input
voltage max.
Center
voltage
GPI IN input
voltage min.
ON/play
❍
OFF/stop
ON/play
Falling Edge
Use this if you selected [ON]/[Send ON]/[SD Play]/[Preset Recall] as the
[FUNCTION].
The parameter will alternately turn on/off or play/stop etc. when the input voltage
to GPI IN changes from above the center voltage to below it.
NOTE [Preset Recall] will recall the specified preset when the input voltage changes from
below the center voltage to above it.
ON/play
OFF/stop
GPI IN input
voltage max.
ON/play
Center
voltage
GPI IN input
voltage min.
● If [FUNCTION] is [No Assign]
With this setting, no function will be operated by the input signal from GPI Input.
[MTX], [PARAMETER1/2], and [INPUT TYPE] will be unavailable.
● If [FUNCTION] is [Level] (Cannot be set for PORT8)
The input voltage to the [GPI IN] connector will control the level of the channel.
If the maximum level cannot be reached because of the length of the cable, adjust the
maximum and minimum input voltage values in the “GPI Calibration” dialog box.
Select one of the following parameter types, and then make the appropriate setting.
• Input Ch Level
• Fx RTN Level
• ZONE Out Level
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•
•
•
•
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Output Ch Level
1st Priority Mix Level
2nd Priority Mix Level
Input Ch DCA Group
ZONE Out DCA Group
❍ [MTX]
Selects the MTX that you want to change.
❍ [PARAMETER1]
Specifies the channel whose level you want to control.
Channel list
❍ [INPUT TYPE]
Specifies how the level to GPI IN will be applied to the parameter.
You can select [Analog] or [Analog Inv.].
❍ [Parameter Range]
Use [Upper Limit] and [Lower Limit] to specify the range in which the level can be
varied.
NOTE By using [Parameter Range] you can limit the range in which the user can control the
volume. For example you can use this to specify the maximum volume of background
music, or use a controller to make fine volume adjustments in a narrow range of –6 dB
– +6 dB.
● If [FUNCTION] is [ON]
Controls the on/off setting of the parameter.
Select one of the following parameter types, and then make the appropriate setting.
• Input Ch ON
• Fx RTN ON
• ZONE Out ON
• Output Ch ON
• Input Ch Mute Group
• ZONE Out Mute Group
❍ [MTX]
Selects the MTX that you want to change.
❍ [PARAMETER1]
Specify the channel that will control the on/off setting of the parameter.
Channel list
❍ [INPUT TYPE]
Specifies how the input voltage to GPI IN will be applied to the parameter.
You can choose [High Active], [Low Active], [Rising Edge], or [Falling Edge].
● If [FUNCTION] is [Send Level] (Cannot be set for PORT8)
The input voltage to the [GPI IN] connector will control the send level of the channel.
If the maximum level cannot be reached because of the length of the cable, adjust the
maximum and minimum input voltage values in the “GPI Calibration” dialog box.
Select one of the following parameter types, and then make the appropriate setting.
• Input Ch Send Level
• Fx RTN Send Level
For details on these settings, refer to If [FUNCTION] is [Level].
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●If [FUNCTION] is [Send ON]
The input voltage to the [GPI IN] connector will control the send on/off of the channel.
Select one of the following parameter types, and then make the appropriate setting.
• Input Ch Send ON
• Fx RTN Send ON
For details on these settings, refer to If [FUNCTION] is [ON].
● If [FUNCTION] is [SD Play]
The input voltage to the [GPI IN] connector will play the specified audio file.
Select one of the following parameter types, and then make the appropriate setting.
• SD Song Select & Play
• SD Song Pause
For details on settings other than [INPUT TYPE], refer to If [FUNCTION] is [SD Play]
for switches.
❍ [INPUT TYPE]
Specifies how the input voltage to GPI IN will be applied to the parameter.
You can choose [Rising Edge] or [Falling Edge].
● If [FUNCTION] is [Preset Recall]
The input voltage to the [GPI INPUT] connector will recall the specified preset.
❍ [PARAMETER1]
Select the preset number that you want to recall.
❍ [INPUT TYPE]
Specifies how the input voltage from GPI IN will be applied to the parameter.
You can choose [Rising Edge] or [Falling Edge].
■ GPI Output
This section explains settings for the [GPI IN] connector of the MTX itself.
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Connection examples using the [GPI OUT] connector
MTX3
+5VDC
+V
10
OUT
Maximum 75 mA
CPU
About [OUTPUT TYPE]
[OUTPUT TYPE] allows the following settings.
•
Closed
•
Open
•
Pulse
•
Pulse Inv.
❍
Closed
When the selected [FUNCTION] state occurs, the contact will be closed.
In the case of a parameter for which [Threshold] is specified, the contact will be
closed when the threshold value is exceeded.
❍
Open
When the selected [FUNCTION] state occurs, the contact will be opened.
In the case of a parameter for which [Threshold] is specified, the contact will be
opened when the threshold value is exceeded.
NOTE If the [FUNCTION] is [Alert], this cannot be selected.
❍
Pulse
If the [Direction] is [Upward], the contact will change from open to closed for
approximately 250 ms when the selected [FUNCTION] state occurs. In the case of a
parameter for which [Threshold] is specified, the contact will change from open to
closed for approximately 250 ms when the threshold value is exceeded.
If the [Direction] is [Downward], the contact will change from open to closed for
approximately 250 ms when the selected [FUNCTION] state is cleared. In the case
of a parameter for which [Threshold] is specified, the contact will change from open
to closed for approximately 250 ms when the value falls below the threshold.
NOTE If the [FUNCTION] is [SD Song Play] and [Alert], this cannot be selected.
❍
Pulse Inv.
If the [Direction] is [Upward], the contact will change from closed to open for
approximately 250 ms when the selected [FUNCTION] state occurs. In the case of a
parameter for which [Threshold] is specified, the contact will change from closed to
open for approximately 250 ms when the threshold value is exceeded.
If the [Direction] is [Downward], the contact will change from closed to open for
approximately 250 ms when the selected [FUNCTION] state is cleared. In the case
of a parameter for which [Threshold] is specified, the contact will change from
closed to open for approximately 250 ms when the value falls below the threshold.
NOTE If the [FUNCTION] is [SD Song Play] and [Alert], this cannot be selected.
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●If [FUNCTION] is [No Assign]
[OUTPUT TYPE] specifies the polarity of the output signal when an alert occurs. No
other function are specified; they will be the default.
❍ [OUTPUT TYPE]
Controls the GPI OUT when a preset is recalled or when a Scheduler event is
executed.
● If [FUNCTION] is [Level]
Controls the GPI Output according to the level (volume changes) of each channel. You
can use this to fader-start a CD player, or to light an indicator when high volume
occurs.
Select one of the following parameter types, and then make the appropriate setting.
• Input Ch Level
• Fx RTN Level
• ZONE Out Level
• Output Ch Level
• 1st Priority Mix Level
• 2nd Priority Mix Level
• Input Ch DCA Group
• ZONE Out DCA Group
❍ [MTX]
Selects the MTX that you want to change.
❍ [PARAMETER1]
Specify the channel that will be used to control the [GPI OUT] connector.
Channel list
❍ [OUTPUT TYPE]
Specifies how output will occur from the [GPI OUT] connector.
❍ [Threshold]
Specifies the threshold value of the parameter. The values that can be specified will
depend on the type of parameter.
❍ [Direction]
Specifies the direction of change for the parameter that will control the [GPI OUT]
connector.
● If [FUNCTION] is [ON]
Parameter on/off operations on the specified MTX will control the GPI Output.
Select one of the following parameter types, and then make the appropriate setting.
• Input Ch ON
• Fx RTN ON
• ZONE Out ON
• Output Ch ON
• Input Ch Mute Group
• ZONE Out Mute Group
❍ [MTX]
Selects the MTX that you want to change.
❍ [PARAMETER1]
Specifies the channel whose on/off operations will control the [GPI OUT}
connector. Channel list
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❍ [OUTPUT TYPE]
Specifies how output will occur from the [GPI OUT] connector.
❍ [Threshold]
Indicates the threshold value of the parameter. This is fixed at 0.5.
❍ [Direction]
Specifies the direction of change for the parameter that will control the [GPI OUT]
connector. This is shown if [OUTPUT TYPE] is set to [Pulse] or [Pulse Inv.].
● If [FUNCTION] is [Send Level]
Controls the GPI Output according to the send level (volume changes) of each channel.
You can use this to fader-start a CD player, or to light an indicator when high volume
occurs. Select one of the following parameter types, and then make the appropriate
setting.
• Input Ch Send Level
• Fx RTN Send Level
For details on these settings, refer to If [FUNCTION] is [Level].
● If [FUNCTION] is [Send ON]
Send on/off operations will control the GPI Output.
Select one of the following parameter types, and then make the appropriate setting.
• Input Ch Send ON
• Fx RTN Send ON
For details on these settings, refer to If [FUNCTION] is [ON].
● If [FUNCTION] is [SD Song Play]
The status of audio file playback will be output to the [GPI OUT] connector.
❍ [MTX]
Selects the MTX that you want to change.
❍ [OUTPUT TYPE]
Specifies how output will occur from the [GPI OUT] connector.
● If [FUNCTION] is [Alert]
A signal will be output to the [GPI OUT] connector when an alert occurs.
❍ [MTX]
Selects the MTX whose [GPI OUT] connector will output the alert.
❍ [PARAMETER1]
Select the type of alert from the following.
• Fault, Error, Warning
• Fault, Error
• Fault
For details on the type of alert that is output, refer to “Alert list”.
❍ [OUTPUT TYPE]
Only Closed can be selected. If an alert is occurring, the [GPI OUT] connector will
be closed. The closed state will continue until the alert has been cleared.
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Alert list
Appendix
Alert list
The alerts generated by the MTX and the XMV, and their significance and the appropriate actions, are
listed below.
The number is shown as two digits on the MTX unit, and as three digits on the XMV unit.
A single alert is shown when the event occurs. A continuing alert is shown when the event occurs and
when it ends.
Some alerts and information are shown in MTX Editor but not shown on the unit itself.
If the problem is not solved, please contact a Yamaha service center listed at the end of the MTX or
XMV operating manual.
Number
Content
Action
Type
Single/
Continuing
Device abnormality
1–9
The device has not started up
correctly.
Turn the power off, then turn on after waiting at
least 6 seconds. If this does not solve the
problem, please initialize the memory. Should
this also fails, contact your Yamaha dealer.
Fault
Continuing
10
The internal backup battery is
completely exhausted, or is not
installed.
When you turn off the power, the current
settings will be lost, and will return to the
default values. Please stop use immediately,
and contact your Yamaha dealer.
Fault
Continuing
11
The internal backup battery
has run extremely low, and it is
possible that the internal
memory has been cleared.
When you turn off the power, the current
settings will be lost, and will return to the
default values. Please stop use immediately,
and contact your Yamaha dealer.
Error
Continuing
12
The internal backup battery
has only a small amount of
power remaining.
This does not affect the operation of the
device. However, if you continue using the
device, the settings may be lost and reset to
the default values. Contact your Yamaha
dealer as soon as possible.
Warning
Single
13
A problem has occurred with
the internal clock, and it has
been initialized (January 1,
2000, 0:00).
If this occurs each time you turn on the power,
it is possible that the internal backup battery
has run down or that the device has
malfunctioned. Contact your Yamaha dealer.
If this occurs only once, an abnormality was
detected with the clock setting and it was
initialized; use MTX Editor to set the time.
Fault
Continuing
14
The current preset saved in
Recall the preset. If this does not solve the
internal memory has been lost. problem, contact your Yamaha dealer.
Fault
Continuing
15
The settings saved in internal
memory have been lost.
Either the internal backup battery has run low,
or the device has malfunctioned. Contact your
Yamaha dealer.
Fault
Continuing
16
A memory problem has
occurred.
Contact your Yamaha dealer.
Fault
Continuing
20
An unsupported Mini-YGDAI
card is inserted in the slot, or
the inserted Mini-YGDAI card
has malfunctioned.
Replace the card with a supported MiniYGDAI card or check that the supported MiniFault
YGDAI card is working correctly in another
Host.
Continuing
21
The word clock master has
become unlocked.
Make sure that the word clock signal is being
input correctly.
Continuing
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Alert list
Appendix
Number
22
Content
The digital signal being input to
the [YDIF IN] connector is not
synchronized to the word clock
of this device.
23
The digital signal being input to
the [YDIF IN] connector is not
continuously synchronized to
the word clock of this device.
24
The digital signal being input to
the slot is not synchronized to
the word clock of this device.
25
The digital signal being input to
the slot is not continuously
synchronized to the word clock
of this device.
26
The digital signal being input to
the Dante connector is not
synchronized to the word clock
of this device.
Action
Type
Single/
Continuing
Error
Single
Error
Continuing
Warning
Single
Warning
Continuing
Warning
Single
Warning
Continuing
Make sure that YDIF cables are properly
connected.
Use cables that meet the required
specifications.
Either input a signal that is synchronized, or
specify the slot as the word clock master.
Either input a signal that is synchronized, or
specify the Dante connectors as the word
clock master.
27
The digital signal being input to
the Dante connector is not
continuously synchronized to
the word clock of this device.
28
The Dante sampling frequency
has been changed to match the
word clock master of this unit.
Check the word clock setting of this unit. Then
set the sampling frequency of the Dante
network.
Warning
Single
30
There is a problem with the
connection of the [YDIF IN]
connector.
Make sure that YDIF cables are properly
connected.
Use cables that meet the required
specifications.
Error
Continuing
40
Duplicate IP addresses.
Change the IP addresses so that there are no
duplicates.
Error
Continuing
41
IP address was not set within
60 seconds of startup.
Please check rear panel DIP switch 6 (IP
Setting). If DIP switch 6 is set to “PC,” use
MTX Editor or DHCP server to specify the
device IP address.
Warning
Continuing
42
A device within the MTX
system was not found on the
network.
Power-on all devices in the system, and make
sure that they are correctly connected to the
network.
Error
Continuing
43
Too many devices are
connected to the network.
Reduce the number of devices connected to
the network.
Error
Single
44
A timeout has occurred in
synchronization to the time
server or the server reply is
invalid.
Check the time server condition or set another
time server.
Error
Single
45
The host name of the time
server can not be resolved by
DNS server.
Check the setting of the time server, DNS
server address or make sure that the DNS
server works correctly.
Error
Single
50
The UNIT ID is set to “00.”
Set the UNIT ID to something other than “00.” Error
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Alert list
Appendix
Number
Content
Action
Type
Single/
Continuing
Devices with identical UNIT IDs
were found connected within
the same network.
Change the UNIT ID so that there are no
duplicates.
Error
Continuing
52
A communication error
occurred with the [DCP]
connection.
• If an error was shown in the DCP panel,
refer to the DCP owner’s manual and take
the appropriate action.
• Ensure that the panel ID of the DCP units
do not conflict.
• Verify that the cables are correctly
connected and are within the specified
length.
Error
Single
53
The DCP[*] connected to the
[DCP] connector has been
configured differently from the
project settings.
• Check that the required DCP is connected.
• Check whether a different model of DCP
might be connected.
Error
Continuing
56
SD memory card was not
recognized.
Use an SD memory card that complies with
the specifications.
Error
Continuing
58
Unable to play the specified file
or folder in the SD player.
Verify that the specified audio file or folder
exists in the SD memory card. There must be
at least one playable audio file in the specified
folder.
Warning
Single
60
A preset recall attempt has
failed.
Initialize the memory of the device (use rear
panel DIP switches 7 and 8). If this does not
solve the problem, contact your Yamaha
dealer.
Error
Continuing
61
The recall could not be
executed because the preset to
be recalled when the MTX
starts up was not found.
Specify a preset that exists. No sound will be
output unless an appropriate preset is
recalled.
Error
Continuing
64
The preset could not be
recalled.
• The Preset selected for recall cannot be
recalled as no data has been stored to it.
• Another device may have been added after
presets were stored. Please synchronize
and check all presets using MTX Editor, edit
as necessary and store again.
Error
Continuing
70
Synchronization has not been
completed. It may be that
synchronization was halted
before completion.
Perform synchronization again using MTX
Editor. If this does not solve the problem,
initialize the memory of the device and
synchronize again. If this also fails, contact
your Yamaha dealer.
Error
Continuing
71
The UNIT ID settings when
synchronization was performed
do not match the current UNIT
ID settings.
Do not change any UNIT ID’s after performing
synchronization. If you’ve changed any UNIT
ID’s, perform synchronization again.
Error
Continuing
51
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Number
Type
Single/
Continuing
Content
Action
The power supply was shut
down because d.c. was
detected on a speaker output.
It is likely that the device has malfunctioned;
immediately stop using the device and contact
your Yamaha dealer.
Fault
Continuing
101
The power supply was shut
down because its temperature
exceeded the allowed limit.
Turn the power off, let the power supply cool
down, then turn the power on again.
Continuous high-power output will cause high
temperatures, so please lower the output
level. If the temperature is still high, check
whether dirt or a foreign object could have
clogged the cooling fan, and clean the fan if
necessary.
Fault
Continuing
103
Protection has been activated,
and the power supply was shut
down.
Error
Continuing
104
Protection has been activated,
and muted.[ch*]
Error
Continuing
105
A short circuit was detected in
the speaker output
connector[ch*], so the output
signal has been muted.
It may be that the speaker output connector’s
“+” and “–” are shorted, or that the connected
speaker has malfunctioned.
Fault
Single
106
The temperature of the amp
section (heat sink) has
changed, and the speaker
output is now ****.
Continuous high-power output will cause high
temperatures, so please lower the input level
or attenuator. If the temperature is still high,
check whether dirt or a foreign object could
have clogged the cooling fan’s air intake, and
clean it if necessary.
Warning
Single
Amp problems
100
Continuous high-power output may have
activated protection; lower the output level.
For details on the reason that protection was
activated, refer to the owner’s manual.
Device information
200
The power to the device has
been turned on.
–
Information Single
201
The power to the device has
been turned off.
–
Information Single
202
The firmware update has been
completed.
–
Information Single
203
Initialization has been
executed.
–
Information Single
204
Panel lock has been disabled.
–
Information Single
205
The IP address has been
established.
–
Information Single
206
The network IP address has
been allocated from the DHCP
server.
–
Information Single
207
The network IP address has
been released by the DHCP
server.
–
Information Single
208
An EMG (Emergency) signal
was received, and the device
switched to EMG mode.
–
Information Continuing
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Number
Type
Single/
Continuing
Content
Action
209
The setting of the internal clock
has been changed.
–
Information Single
210
The event has been executed
using the scheduler.
–
Information Single
211
MTX Editor began
synchronisation.
–
Information Single
213
A login failure has occurred
from an external remote
controller via the remote control
protocol.
–
Information Single
214
A login authentication has been
successfully completed from an
external remote controller via
the remote control protocol.
–
Information Single
215
The SD memory card has been
mounted properly.
–
Information Single
216
The SD memory card was
removed while the MTX was
turned on.
–
Information Single
217
Preset number ** was recalled.
–
Information Single
218
Preset number ** was stored.
–
Information Single
220
The clock has been
successfully synchronized by
the time server.
–
Information Single
Amp information
102
Protection has been activated,
and the limiter[ch*] is in
operation.
219
The Power Amp Mode was
changed.
Continuous high-power output may have
activated protection; lower the output level.
For details on the reason that protection was
activated, refer to the owner’s manual.
–
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Information Single
Troubleshooting
Appendix
Troubleshooting
Problem
Possible cause
Action
The IP address setting of the
computer is incorrect.
MTX Editor can’t
communicate with
the device.
Refer to “MTX Setup Manual”, and set the IP address of the
computer.
Windows 7 users:
Click [Start][Control Panel][System and
Security][Allow an App through Windows Firewall], then
click the [Change settings] button, and select the check
boxes for “Bonjour service” and “MTX Editor.” If MTX Editor
is not in the list, click the [Allow another app] button, add
MTX Editor, and select its check box.
NOTE Set the control panel view to [Category].
A firewall is blocking
communication.
Windows 8 users:
Click [Windows] key + [X] key [Control Panel][System
and Security][Allow an App through Windows Firewall],
then click the [Change settings] button, and select the
check boxes for “Bonjour service” and “MTX Editor.” If MTX
Editor is not in the list, click the [Allow another app] button,
add MTX Editor, and select its check box.
NOTE Set the control panel view to [Category].
Can’t specify the
device’s IP
address from the
DHCP server.
A device is not
shown in the
Project window.
The device was started up before
the DHCP server.
Start up the DHCP server before you start up the device.
The device’s IP SETTING is set to
UNIT ID.
Use the device’s DIP switch to set IP SETTING to PC.
The device or the network switch is
not powered-on.
Power-on the device and the network switch.
Also, it will take several seconds after the device is
powered-on until it is shown in the Project window.
IP addresses conflict between
devices on the network.
If IP SETTING is set to UNIT ID, set the UNIT ID of the
devices in the network so that they do not conflict.
If IP SETTING is set to PC, use the [IP Address] dialog box
to specify an IP address that does not conflict. UNIT ID
conflicts can be viewed in the “Device Information” dialog
box.
The upper three numbers of the
computer’s IP address do not
match the upper three numbers of
the device’s IP address.
In the [IP Address] dialog box, set the IP address so that the
upper three numbers match.
NOTE If the subnet mask is set to 255.255.0.0, set the
upper two numbers to match.
The device is connected to
something other than the
NETWORK connector.
Connect the device to the NETWORK connector.
An incorrect network card is
selected.
In the “Network Setup” dialog box, select the network card
that is connected to the device.
The system is offline.
In the toolbar, click the [Online] button to go online.
There is an inconsistency between the settings of MTX
Can’t monitor or
control the device. In the Project window, the device is Editor and the settings of the device. Either use the “Device
in the list of network devices.
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Configuration Wizard” dialog box to change the settings in
MTX Editor, or change the settings of the device.
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Appendix
Problem
Possible cause
Action
Preset data saved
in the MTX has
disappeared.
The power supply was stopped
while MTX data was being saved.
Synchronize once again with MTX Editor and send the
settings data.
You are logged-on as Guest.
Log on as Administrator.
The MTX has never been online
with MTX Editor in To Device.
Using the applicable project, use To Device to put the MTX
and MTX Editor online.
Can’t overwritesave the file.
Cannot go online.
Can’t edit the
“Project
Information”
dialog box.
Can’t delete the
log.
Can’t update the
firmware.
Can’t change the
IP address.
Can’t go online in
the “Go Online –
From devices”
dialog box.
Check whether the cables between each device are
connected correctly. If the cables are connected correctly,
A cable is broken or disconnected.
check whether they might be broken, and replace any that
are broken.
No sound is
output.
The DIP switches on the unit are
set incorrectly.
Check the setting of the DIP switches on the unit. In
particular if START UP MODE is set to INIT., there will be no
sound unless the unit synchronizes with MTX Editor each
time the power is turned on.
The settings in MTX Editor are
incorrect.
Check the settings of MTX Editor. In particular for YDIF,
make sure that the “EXT. I/O” settings match the port
settings of the input/output channels.
C.S.G., PA Development Division
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