DBX DriveRack PA2 Quickstart Guide

DBX DriveRack PA2 Quickstart Guide
What’s In The Box
•DriveRack PA2 Processor
•Power Cable
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LOUDSPEAKER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
®
Quick Start Guide
®
Mono/Stereo Full Range (1x2, 2x2)
1 Getting Started
Before making any audio connections, perform the following:
•Ensure power to your mixer, DriveRack, and amplifier(s) are turned off.
•Turn the attenuators on all power amplifiers or powered speakers all the way down.
•Set the +4 dBu/-10 dBV switch on the back panel of the DriveRack to match the nominal output operating level of your mixer.
•Make the audio connections per your application using the system diagrams to the right for reference.
•Power up the mixer, then the DriveRack, then your amplifiers or powered speakers.
Left Main
Powered Speaker
To Power
Outlet
Right Main
Powered Speaker
Wireless Router
Mixer
or
2 Run The Setup Wizard
Press
•Press the WIZARD button.
•Select the “RUN ALL WIZARDS” option using the DATA WHEEL.
•Select the “NEW SETTINGS” option using the DATA WHEEL.
•Follow the on-screen instructions and make the desired configuration
or
or
Windows® or Mac®
Computer
selections.
LOUDSPEAKER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
Left Speaker
iOS® or Android®
Tablet
iOS® or Android®
Phone
Mono/Stereo 2-Way (1x3, 1x4, 2x3, 2x4)
Turn & Press
To Select
3 Calibrate THE System
R L/Mono
Right Speaker
•When you reach the AutoEQ™ Wizard, connect the optional dbx RTA-M
measurement microphone to the RTA MIC INPUT and place it in a mic
stand. If you don’t have the RTA-M mic, skip AutoEQ and go to step 4.
•Place the RTA-M microphone as shown in the illustration to the right –
the placement of the microphone should form an equilateral triangle with
the loudspeakers.
•Follow the DriveRack’s on-screen instructions.
RTA-M Mic
Placement
4 Ring Out The System For Feedback
When you reach the AFS™ (Advanced Feedback Suppression™) Wizard,
ensure all your performance microphones are connected and follow the onscreen instructions to ring out the system for potential feedback. All mics
should be active, but there should be no signal present at the microphones
during this procedure.
High/Mid Amp
R
L
R
L
Low Amp
Left Main Speaker
Right Main Speaker
Left Sub Speaker
Right Sub Speaker
R
L
R
L
To Power
Outlet
Wireless Router
Mixer
R L/Mono
or
or
Windows® or Mac®
Computer
or
iOS® or Android®
Tablet
iOS® or Android®
Phone
Mono/Stereo 3-Way (1x5, 1x6, 2x5, 2x6)
High Amp
R
L
R
L
Mid Amp
R
L
R
L
Low Amp
R
L
R
L
5 Connect To Your Network
Left Main Speaker
Right Main Speaker
Left Sub Speaker
Right Sub Speaker
Connect the DriveRack’s Ethernet port to your network or wireless
router for network setup and control using the free control app for Mac®,
Windows®, Android®, and iOS® devices. Visit www.dbxpro.com for further
details.
NOTE: A DHCP enabled switch or router must be used for
DriveRack control.
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Legend
L
R
To Power
Outlet
Analog Audio Connections
Omit Connection For Mono Systems
Ethernet Connection
Wi-Fi Signal
IEC Power Cord
Left Channel
Right Channel
Wireless Router
Mixer
or
or
Windows® or Mac®
Computer
or
iOS® or Android®
Tablet
iOS® or Android®
Phone
R L/Mono
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