Akai DPS12 Operator's Manual

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Page 1 - Operator’s Manual

WARNINGTo prevent fire or shock hazard, do notexpose this appliance to rain or moisture.Operator’s Manual

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viiiTable of contentsMIDI (Selecting a function of the MIDI OUT/THRU jack) ...94LCD CONTRAST ...

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88Chapter 9: Control PanelTIME DISPLAY (Setting the time counter display)This function has the following parameters related to the time counter displa


89Chapter 9: Control Panel3This parameter enables you to select a frame rate (the number of frames per second) that appears on the timecounter and tim


90Chapter 9: Control PanelTO/FROM TIME (time settings for the [TO] key and [FROM] key)You can set the start and end points at which playback starts wh

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91Chapter 9: Control PanelSync (synchronization)You can set various parameters for the syncing operation via the MIDI IN and OUT jacks.A23The followin

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92Chapter 9: Control PanelSAMPLING RATEYou can select a sampling rate and digital clock source for the DPS12.ABYou can choose a sampling rate of 48kHz

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93Chapter 9: Control Panelsequencer may slip from the playback sound of the DPS12.) In this Control Panel, you need to enter the timesignature informa

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94Chapter 9: Control PanelFOOT SWITCHYou can select a function for a connected foot switch.In this Control Panel, you can select a function for a foot

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95Chapter 9: Control PanelOTHER (other setting)You can set parameters related to the level meters and the Undo function.ABIn this Control Panel, you c

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96Chapter 10: Project managementChapter 10: Project management (Project mode)This chapter describes various methods to manage Projects.What is a Proje

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97Chapter 10: Project management1 (Project name)This field indicates the name of the current Project. Use the [CURSOR] key to move the cursor to this

Page 13 - Features of the DPS12

ixTable of contentsSTEREO FLANGER (G) ... 129XOVER FLANGER (G)

Page 14 - Parts and functions

98Chapter 10: Project managementRecalling a ProjectWhen you recall a Project from the disk, the Project becomes the current Project, and audio track d


99Chapter 10: Project management4. Press the [F5] key to execute the erase operation.The DPS12 erases the selected Project and returns to the PROJEC

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100Chapter 10: Project managementNOTES:• You cannot directly access backup data on an external SCSI device directly. You must first load thebackup dat

Page 17 - Rear panel

101Chapter 10: Project management3. Move the cursor to the select field 1 and select .4. Move the cursor to the select field 2 and select a Project

Page 18 - Eject hole

102Chapter 10: Project management Reloading from a DAT1. Press the [F3] key in Project mode.The DATA RELOAD window appears.2. Select in the f

Page 19 - Notes on using a JAZ drive

103Chapter 11: Using a diskChapter 11: Using a disk (Disk mode)This chapter explains Disk mode, in which you can set up an internal JAZ disk and exter

Page 20 - About external SCSI devices

104Chapter 11: Using a disk2 0–7 (drive condition)These fields indicate the current drive condition of each SCSI ID. You can also select a drive to op

Page 21 - CAUTION :

105Chapter 11: Using a disk2. Press the [F4] key.The SELECT DISK window appears.Example: A drive with the SCSI ID number 3 is selected as the curren

Page 22 - About Projects

106Chapter 11: Using a diskFormatting a diskYou may format a current disk using one of the following two methods: format and erase.Formatting is an op

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107Chapter 11: Using a diskDefragmenting a diskRepeated recording and edit operations on the DPS12 fragments audio data written on the disk. If this f

Page 25 - Signal block diagram

108Chapter 11: Using a disk4. Select (or ) in the field.5. Press the [F5] key. The following window appears to confirm the operation.6. Pres

Page 26 - About DPS12’s user interface

109Chapter 12: MIDI applicationsChapter 12: MIDI applicationsConnecting an external device, such as a MIDI sequencer, to the MIDI IN jack or the MIDI

Page 27 - Control Panel

110Chapter 12: MIDI applications5. Move the cursor to the field, and turn the [JOG] dial to select .MTC is selected as a sync signal that the DPS1

Page 28 - ■ Field and cursor

111Chapter 12: MIDI applications1. Use a MIDI cable to connect the DPS12’s MIDI OUT/THRU jack and the MIDI sequencer’s MIDI INjack.INPUTDIGITAL PERSON

Page 29 - Changing a setting or a value

112Chapter 12: MIDI applications8. Move the cursor to the field and select .The DPS12’s time counter and the time fields will use bar/beat/clock

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113Chapter 12: MIDI applicationsSynchronizing the DPS12 to an external device (MTC)In this example, the DPS12 is used as a sync slave device. MTC (MID

Page 31 - X Y Z & # (Space)

114Chapter 12: MIDI applications8. Start the external device that supplies MTC to the DPS12.When the DPS12 receives MTC, it starts playing, syncing to

Page 32 - Connections

115Chapter 12: MIDI applicationsRecording and playing back a scene memory of the mix parametersThe DPS12 can transmit and receive a mix scene memory (

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116Chapter 12: MIDI applications7. Start recording on the MIDI sequencer.8. Press the [F5] – [F6] keys while the SETUP Control Panel is displayed.Th

Page 34 - Preparing to record

117Chapter 12: MIDI applications4. Select the DPS12’s MIDI channel that transmits and receives Control Change messages in the field and the field

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1Chapter 1: Outline of the DPS12Chapter 1: Outline of the DPS12This chapter describes the features of the DPS12 and the name of its parts and function

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118Chapter 12: MIDI applicationsDPS12 MIDI Control Change Assign Table11KCARTLEVEL141KCARTA-DNESXUA*1812122KCARTLEVEL242KCARTA-DNESXUA*2822133KCARTLEV

Page 37 - Maximum (clipping)

119Chapter 13: Using the effectsChapter 13: Using the effectsIf you have installed an optional effect board EB2M, you can use various types of effects

Page 38 - Already recorded

120Chapter 13: Using the effectsIf you are using Insert effects on some channels during mixdown, you do not need to mix a dry sound and aneffect sound

Page 39 - Recording the first track

121Chapter 13: Using the effects5. If necessary, move the cursor to the parameter you wish to adjust in field 2, and turn the [JOG] dialto set the val

Page 40 - Stop Playback Recording

122Chapter 13: Using the effects•EFFECT A and B return signals L/R are mixed and routed as analog inputs 5 and 6. You cannot use analogINPUT jacks 5 a

Page 41 - Indicating that tracks 1/2

123Chapter 13: Using the effects✐TIP : If you selected Global effects for both EFFECT A and B, you may want to select or . If you have selected

Page 42 - Using a locate point

124Chapter 13: Using the effects If you selected Insert effects1. Select TRACK MIX channels in Mixer mode, and adjust the AUX SEND-A or AUX SEND-B le

Page 43 - Overdubbing

125Chapter 13: Using the effectsRecording sound to a track while applying an Insert effectYou may sometimes wish to record sound with an Insert effect

Page 44 - Using the Undo/Redo functions

126Chapter 13: Using the effects5. Press the [F5] key in Mixer mode and select a type of Insert effect. Also, set the other effectparameters, if ne

Page 45 - Punch In/Out

127Chapter 13: Using the effectsThe following diagram illustrates the signal flow when you are using an Insert effect. (Dotted boxes indicatethe steps

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2Chapter 1: Outline of the DPS12Parts and functionsThis section describes the part names and functions. The names of the controls on the top panel are

Page 47 - Mixdown signal flow

128Chapter 13: Using the effectsEffect type and parameterThis section describes the types and parameter functions of the optional internal effects. Gl

Page 48 - Using Mixer mode

129Chapter 13: Using the effectsXOVER CHORUS(G)This is a variation of the STEREO CHORUS.413B56LFO2LFO1LFO2LFO1PANinverterDelayDelayWidthFdbackParamete

Page 49 - [CURSOR]

130Chapter 13: Using the effectsParameter Setting range Function1 Rate 0.1Hz – 10.0Hz Adjusts the speed of LFO.2 Depth 0 – 127 Adjusts the depth of LF

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131Chapter 13: Using the effectsMONO PHASER (I)This is a common phaser effect.413BLFOPhaserPanFdbackParameter Setting range Function1 Rate 0.1Hz – 10.

Page 51 - Transport operation

132Chapter 13: Using the effectsPAN PHASER (I)This effect pans the sound image of the mono phaser effect sound to left and right.413BLFOPhaserLRFdback

Page 52 - JOG PLAY

133Chapter 13: Using the effectsROTARY SPEAKER (I)This effect simulates rotary speakers. Use external MIDI Control Change messages or the function key

Page 53 - Using [TO] key and [FROM] key

134Chapter 13: Using the effectsTRIGGER PAN (I)This auto pan effect becomes enabled when the output level of AUX SEND A or AUX SEND B exceeds a certai

Page 54 - [MEMORY] key

135Chapter 13: Using the effectsPANNING DELAY (G)This delay effect pans the delay sound left, center, then right (LCR), or right, center, then left (R

Page 55 - [GO TO] key

136Chapter 13: Using the effectsParameter Setting range Function1 LDelay 1 – 1500ms Adjusts the delay time of the L channel.2 Fdback 0 – 127 Adjusts t

Page 56 - [OUT] key

137Chapter 13: Using the effectsParameter Setting range Function1 Pre-D 1 – 100ms Adjusts the delay time of early reflections.2 Time 0.1 – 10sec Adjus

Page 57 - Repeat function

3Chapter 1: Outline of the DPS127 Channel fadersThese faders control the level of TRACK MIX channels.F1F2 F3 F4 F5F6DIGITAL PERSONAL STUDMNOPQRHI8 Dis

Page 58 - [OUT] point

138Chapter 13: Using the effectsREVERB>NON-LINEAR (Non-linear Reverb) (G)This reverb effect (gate reverb) stops reverberation at a specified time.1


139Chapter 13: Using the effectsEXPANDER (I)This effect expands (boosts) signals with a certain level or lower and broadens the dynamic range.413B 56P

Page 60 - Chapter 4: Punch In/Out

140Chapter 13: Using the effectsAUTOWAH (I)This effect adds a swelling wah.13BParameter Setting range Function1 Rate 0.1 – 10.0Hz Sets the speed (rate

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141Chapter 13: Using the effectsFLANGE>DELAY (G)This effect consists of a flanger effect and a delay effect connected in series.413B56Parameter Set

Page 62 - Auto Punch In/Out

142AppendixAppendixSpecificationsPower supply : AC 100 – 240V, 50/60Hz, 21WOperating temperature : 10˚C – 35˚COperating humidity : 10% – 60% (no conde

Page 63 - Punch In/Out Rehearsal

143AppendixStereo phone output x 1 : ø6.3mm stereo phone jack(max. output: 24mW, load impedance at 32 Ω)Digital audio input : Optical (SPDIF)Digital a

Page 64 - Recorder section

144AppendixMIDI Implementation ChartDate: 11/97Model DPS12 Version: 1.0Function Transmitted Recognized RemarksBasic channel Default X XChanged X XMode

Page 65 - When THRU MIX is selected:

4Chapter 1: Outline of the DPS12O [CURSOR] keyThe cursor key is used to move the cursor (highlighted part) on the display to select an item to set.GO

Page 66 - INPUT jacks

5Chapter 1: Outline of the DPS12• [ ] button ... This button is used to rewind. Pressing this button while the transport section isstopped

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6Chapter 1: Outline of the DPS123 OPTICAL IN/OUT jacksThese jacks are used to transmit digital audio signals to and from a connected external digital

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7Chapter 1: Outline of the DPS12PHONESLEVELMAXMINJAZ Ejecting a JAZ disk1. Press the eject button on the JAZ drive.The access indicator flashes for a

Page 69 - TRACK ERASE function

WARNING!!To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose this appliance to rain or moisture.1-EnCAUTIONRISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPENCAUTION: TO RE

Page 70 - Basic operation in Mixer mode

8Chapter 1: Outline of the DPS12About external SCSI devicesThe rear panel of the DPS12 is equipped with a half-pitch 50-pin SCSI connector (SCSI-2 sta

Page 71 - THRU MIX channels

9Chapter 1: Outline of the DPS12 Connecting multiple SCSI devicesUse a daisy chain connection to connect multiple SCSI devices as shown below:Termina

Page 72 - Chapter 6: Mixer Function

10Chapter 1: Outline of the DPS12About ProjectsThe DPS12 manages songs by treating them as “Projects.” A Project contains audio data, mixer settings,

Page 73 - •) appears

11Chapter 1: Outline of the DPS12TRACK MIX channels and THRU MIX channelsThe DPS12’s mixer section offers eight channels (called “THRU MIX channels”)

Page 74 - Equalizer settings


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13Chapter 1: Outline of the DPS12INPUT 1 (analog)INPUT 2 (analog)INPUT 3 (analog)INPUT 4 (analog)INPUT 5 (analog)INPUT 6 (analog)INPUT L (digital)INPU

Page 76 - AUX send settings

14Chapter 1: Outline of the DPS12About a scene memoryThe DPS12 can store a set of mix parameter settings as a scene, and recall the scene later. A sce

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15Chapter 1: Outline of the DPS125 Busy meter ... This meter indicates that the disk is being accessed. The more the meter is moves, themor

Page 78 - ● When “STEREO” is selected:

16Chapter 1: Outline of the DPS12 Field and cursorThe parameter values that are shown on the display and that can be modified are called “fields.” Th

Page 79 - Other settings

17Chapter 1: Outline of the DPS12 WindowWhen you press the [UNDO] key, [GO TO] key, or [MEMORY] key, a window appears on the screen.A window is used

Page 80 - MIDI settings (MIDI CONTROL)

iWARNINGWARNINGThe DPS12 is designed to be used in a standard household environment.Power requirements for electrical equipment vary from area to area


18Chapter 1: Outline of the DPS12 Entering a numeric value directly (time counter/time field)You can use the keys on the top panel to directly enter

Page 82 - •) appears in the graphi

19Chapter 1: Outline of the DPS124. Use the [CURSOR] key or the [SHUTTLE] dial to move the underline to the second characterposition.While the [NUMBER

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20Chapter 2: Recording on the DPS12Chapter 2: Recording on the DPS12This chapter describes basic operations of the DPS12, including recording preparat

Page 84 - Mixing several inputs via AUX

21Chapter 2: Recording on the DPS12 Connecting sound sourcesYou can connect line-level instruments, such as a synthesizer or a rhythm machine, and dy

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22Chapter 2: Recording on the DPS12Preparing to recordThis section explains the necessary preparations for recording.Turning on the power to the DPS12

Page 86 - Using the Solo function

23Chapter 2: Recording on the DPS123. Use the [CURSOR] key to move the cursor to the select field for SCSI ID 4, and press the [F2] key.The following

Page 87 - 123456 DRDLTHRU MIX channels

24Chapter 2: Recording on the DPS12Creating a new ProjectSince the DPS12 requires that at least one project exists on the current disk for recording,

Page 88 - Using virtual tracks

25Chapter 2: Recording on the DPS12MAIN screen and TRACK VIEW screenThe MAIN screen or TRACK VIEW screen can be useful when you are recording or playi

Page 89 - Virtual tracks

26Chapter 2: Recording on the DPS12Level meters when TRACK is selectedMaximum (clipping)Already recorded tracks• – ...Output level

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27Chapter 2: Recording on the DPS12Recording the first trackThis section explains how to record the first track, using an example of recording a rhyth

Page 91 - Adding sounds during mixdown

iiWARNINGWARNINGTHIS APPARATUS MUST BE EARTHEDIMPORTANTThis equipment is fitted with an approved non-rewireable UK mains plug.To change the fuse in th

Page 92 - Using an Edit mode screen

28Chapter 2: Recording on the DPS12Recording to the first track1. Connect the output jacks of a rhythm machine to INPUT jacks 1/2.2. Press the [RECORD

Page 93 - OUT point

29Chapter 2: Recording on the DPS127. Press the [ ] key when recording is complete.At this time, “_” appears at the TRACK level meters 1/2, which me

Page 94 - COPY PASTE

30Chapter 2: Recording on the DPS12Using a locate pointAfter you have finished recording the first track, you may want to store the points (time value


31Chapter 2: Recording on the DPS12Overdubbing“Overdubbing” is a recording operation in which you record another part in a new track while monitoring


32Chapter 2: Recording on the DPS12Overdub operation1. Connect the bass guitar to INPUT jack 3, and press the [RECORD SELECT] key of track 3.Track 3 e

Page 97 - CUT MOVE

33Chapter 2: Recording on the DPS12Undo level = 2 or higherWhen the undo level is set to 2 or higher, the corresponding number of takes are stored on

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34Chapter 2: Recording on the DPS122. Press the [MEMORY] key at the point where you wish to punch in.The LOCATE MEMORY window appears.3. Press the [IN

Page 99 - VARI PITCH

35Chapter 2: Recording on the DPS1212. Press the [ ] key to stop playback.✐TIPS :• When you punch out, the AUTO PUNCH field of the AUTO PUNCH Contro

Page 100 - Chapter 9: Control Panel

36Chapter 2: Recording on the DPS124 Use channel faders 1–12 and [PAN] controls 1–12 on the top panel to set the level and pan for the TRACK MIXchanne

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37Chapter 2: Recording on the DPS123. Use the [CHANNEL SELECT] keys on the top panel to select the channel for which you wish to set theparameters.In

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iiiWARNINGVENTILATIONDo not prevent the unit's ventilation, especially by placing the unit on the soft carpet, in a narrow space,or by placing ob

Page 103 - Sync (synchronization)

38Chapter 2: Recording on the DPS12✐TIP : You can use the transport functions and the locate function in Mixer mode in the same way as inMain mode and

Page 104 - BEAT MAP

39Chapter 3: Transport/Locate operationRecording—Recording is cancelled,and normal playbackresumes (Punch out).The LED lights up.Stops.——Playing backP

Page 105 - TEMPO MAP

40Chapter 3: Transport/Locate operation1. Press the [JOG PLAY] key on the top panel.The [JOG PLAY] key’s LED lights up and the transport section enter


41Chapter 3: Transport/Locate operation4. Press the [JOG PLAY] key again when the JOG/SHUTTLE playback is complete.The [JOG PLAY] key’s LED turns off,

Page 107 - OTHER (other setting)

42Chapter 3: Transport/Locate operationLocate operationYou may specify up to 100 points (locate points) in a song and store them in a locate list to h

Page 108 - Using the Project mode screen

43Chapter 3: Transport/Locate operationMoving to a locate pointYou can recall a locate point stored in the locate list to locate a point. Use the [GO

Page 109 - Creating a new Project

44Chapter 3: Transport/Locate operationLocating the end point of a songThe DPS12 can locate the end point of a song while the LOCATE LIST window is di

Page 110 - Erasing a Project

45Chapter 3: Transport/Locate operation Storing quick locate points (IN point/OUT point)1. Press the [MEMORY] key to capture the desired locate point

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46Chapter 3: Transport/Locate operation4. Press the [F4] key to set the select field 2 to .5. Press the [ ] key.The data between the IN point and

Page 112 - DAT recorder

47Chapter 3: Transport/Locate operationEntering a time value in the counterYou may enter a time in the counter on the MAIN screen to locate the corres

Page 113 - Reloading the backup Project

ivWARNINGWARRANTYAKAI Electric Co. Ltd. warrants its products, when purchased from an authorized “AKAI professional” dealer,to be free from defects in

Page 114 - ■ Reloading from a DAT

48Chapter 4: Punch In/OutChapter 4: Punch In/OutPunch In/Out is a function that enables you to re-record only a specified part of the already recorded

Page 115 - Using the Disk mode screen

49Chapter 4: Punch In/OutPunch In/Out operation using a foot switchThis section explains how to perform the punch in/out operation using a foot switch

Page 116 - Changing the current drive

50Chapter 4: Punch In/OutAuto Punch In/OutAuto Punch In/Out is a function that automatically executes the punch in/out operation if you have specified

Page 117 - Viewing the drive information

51Chapter 4: Punch In/OutPunch In/Out RehearsalRehearsal is a function that enables you to practice playing instruments or singing a song, pretending

Page 118 - Formatting a disk

52Chapter 5: Assigning Input Signals and Virtual TracksChapter 5: Assigning Input Signals and Virtual Tracks (Assign Mode)This chapter describes funct

Page 119 - Copying data in the disk

53Chapter 5: Assigning Input Signals and Virtual TracksWith the setting, the input signal is routed directly to the THRU MIX channels of the mixer

Page 120 - Using a removable drive

54Chapter 5: Assigning Input Signals and Virtual TracksAssigning input sources to tracks (SOURCE)Pressing the [F3] key in Assign mode causes the f

Page 121 - Chapter 12: MIDI applications

55Chapter 5: Assigning Input Signals and Virtual TracksFollow the procedure below to assign input signals to tracks:1. Use the [CURSOR] key to move th

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56Chapter 5: Assigning Input Signals and Virtual TracksAssigning a virtual track to a physical trackPressing the [F4] key in Assign mode causes th

Page 123 - INPUT GAIN

57Chapter 5: Assigning Input Signals and Virtual Tracks3. To name a virtual track, move the cursor to the character field of the virtual track you wis

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vTable of contentsTable of contentsChapter 1: Outline of the DPS12 ...1Features of the DPS12...

Page 125 - MIDI sequencer

58Chapter 6: Mixer FunctionChapter 6: Mixer Function (Mixer Mode)This chapter describes the functions and operations in Mixer mode, as well as the sce

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59Chapter 6: Mixer FunctionIf you press the [F1] key, TRACK MIX channels are selected and the level meters indicate the outputlevel of each track.I

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60Chapter 6: Mixer FunctionIf you press multiple [CHANNEL SELECT] keys simultaneously, you can select the corresponding channels atonce.Example: TRACK

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61Chapter 6: Mixer FunctionLevel/pan settingsLEVELYou can adjust the input level of each channel (LEVEL) and the master output level (MASTER).Range: 0

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62Chapter 6: Mixer FunctionEqualizer settingsYou can set the parameters for the 3-band (HIGH – shelving type, MID – peaking type, and LOW – shelving t

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63Chapter 6: Mixer FunctionWhile this screen is displayed, the [F5] key and the [F6] key function as follows:• [F5] key ... switches EQ on/off for t

Page 131 - Chapter 13: Using the effects

64Chapter 6: Mixer FunctionDisplaying all EQ parameters of a given channel (STRIP)You can display on the screen a set of all EQ-related parameters of

Page 132 - Using effects for mixdown

65Chapter 6: Mixer FunctionAnalog signalDigital signalLRAAUXBPANRouting the signal to AUX send ALEVELEQMixer sectionSEND A PRE/POSTSEND A LevelAUX SEN

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66Chapter 6: Mixer FunctionWhen this screen is displayed, the [F5] key and the [F6] key function as follows:• [F5] key ... Recalls the screen used t

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67Chapter 6: Mixer FunctionWhen this screen is displayed, the [F5] key and the [F6] key function as follows:• [F5] key ... Recalls the screen used t

Page 135 - Setting the effect send level

viTable of contentsChapter 3: Transport/Locate operation ... 39Transport operation ...

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68Chapter 6: Mixer FunctionSETUPThese parameters enable you to select the type of EQ and AUX. To change the setting, use the [CURSOR] key tomove the c

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69Chapter 6: Mixer FunctionSCENE MEMORYIn Mixer mode, you may name the mix parameter settings, such as LEVEL, EQ, and PAN, and store them in ascene me

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70Chapter 6: Mixer Function2. Press the [F4] key.The scene is recalled, and the DPS12 returns to the last Mixer mode that was obtained before you re

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71Chapter 7: Advanced technique for mixingChapter 7: Advanced technique for mixingThe DPS12 is designed for ease of operation from recording to mixdow

Page 140 - Effect type and parameter

72Chapter 7: Advanced technique for mixing7. Press the [RECORD SELECT] keys 1 and 2.Tracks 1 and 2 enter record waiting mode, and you can monitor the


73Chapter 7: Advanced technique for mixing8. Adjust the level, PAN, and EQ for each channel.Play the DPS12 and adjust the level and PAN of the playbac

Page 142 - PAN FLANGER (G)

74Chapter 7: Advanced technique for mixing4. Press the [F3] key in Assign mode and assign and to Tracks 1 and 2respectively.Input signals f

Page 143 - XOVER PHASER (I)

75Chapter 7: Advanced technique for mixing When TRACK MIX channels are selectedRECORD SELECTCHANNEL SELECTQUICK LOCATEABCDEFG12345678910 11 121234567

Page 144 - PITCH SHIFT (I)

76Chapter 7: Advanced technique for mixingUsing virtual tracksThe DPS12 provides 250 virtual tracks for twelve physical tracks. You cannot directly co

Page 145 - AUTO PAN (I)

77Chapter 7: Advanced technique for mixingTrack 1Track 2Track 3Track 4Track 5Track 6Track 7Track 8Track 9Track 10Track 11Track 12Physical tracksV.TRK

Page 146 - PING PONG DELAY (G)

viiTable of contents● When “STEREO” is selected:... 66Send pan setting

Page 147 - XOVER DELAY (G)

78Chapter 7: Advanced technique for mixing3. Assign and to Tracks 11 and 12.The L/R outs of the mixer section are assigned as input signals to T

Page 148 - TAPE ECHO (G)

79Chapter 7: Advanced technique for mixing7. Select THRU MIX channels in Mixer mode, and use the PAN parameters for THRU MIX channels 1and 2 to expand

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80Chapter 8: Edit techniqueChapter 8: Edit technique (Edit mode)The DPS12 provides various editing capabilities in Edit mode. You can specify a range


81Chapter 8: Edit techniqueExample: Tracks 1 and 2 are selected as EDIT tracks.✐TIP : Use the [RECORD SELECT] key to select a TO track and the EDIT tr

Page 151 - DIGITAL EQ (I)

82Chapter 8: Edit technique6. Use the [CHANNEL SELECT] key and the [RECORD SELECT] key to select a FROM track and a TOtrack (or EDIT track).The select

Page 152 - CHORUS>DELAY (G)

83Chapter 8: Edit technique• If the number of TO tracks is smaller than the number of FROM tracks, the edit command will be executed forthe number of

Page 153 - PHASER>DELAY (G)

84Chapter 8: Edit techniqueCUT PASTEThis command enables you to cut (delete) data between the IN point and OUT point, and paste the data after theNO

Page 154 - Appendix

85Chapter 8: Edit techniqueCUT DISCARDThis command enables you to cut data between the IN point and OUT point. The data is deleted and replaced with

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86Chapter 9: Control PanelChapter 9: Control PanelThis chapter describes the functions and operations of the Control Panel used for the setting of the

Page 156 - MIDI Implementation Chart

87Chapter 9: Control PanelThe parameters have the following functions:1 [F4] key (repeat)When this parameter is turned on, the PDS12 plays back data

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