Vestax PMC 250 User Manual

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Professional Mixing Controller

OWNER'S MANUAL

VESTAX CORPORATION

1-18-6 Wakabayashi, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 154-0023 Japan

Phone:03-3412-7011 Fax:03-3412-7013

Web:www.vestax.jp

VESTAX America (west Corst)

15320 Valley View Rord Unit 9 La Mirada, CA 90638

Phone:(562)623-9881 Fax:(562)483-7304

Web:www.vestaxdj.com

VESTAX (Europe)Ltd.

Unit 5 Riverwey Industrial Park Alton, Hampshire GU34 2QL England, U.K

Phone:(0)1420-83000 Fax:(0)1420-80040

Web:www.vestax.co.uk

Vestax Technical Center of America

8489 W.Third Street Ste.1044 Los Angeles CA 90048

Phone:1-323-801-2111 Fax:1-323-801-2112

Vestax Europe Technical Support

Rheinstr.213 D-53332 Bornheim Germany

Phone:49(0)2222-95-23-72 Fax:49(0)2222-95-23-74

CONGRATULATIONS

Thank you for purchasing the VESTAX PMC-250, Professional Mixing Controller. Please read this owner's manual carefully before you start to use your mixer, so that you will fully understand all of the special features and enjoy the full use of the product.

 

CONTENTS

C A U T I O N

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IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS

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F E A T U R E S

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F U N C T I O N S

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PROGRAM SECTION

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MASTER SECTION

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MICROPHONE SECTION

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MONITOR SECTION

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REAR PANELSECTION

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CONNECTION EXAMPLE

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HOW TO CHANGE THE FADER UNIT

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HOWTOCHANGETHEJACKPANELPOSITION

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BLOCK DIAGRAM

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SPECIFICATIONS

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C A U T I O N

RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN

CAUTl0N TO REDUCE THE RlSK OF ELECTRlC SHOCK

DO NOT REMOVE COVER OR BACK

NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE

REFER SERVlCING T0 QUALIFIED SERVlCE PERSONNEL

The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulateddangerous voltagewithin the product's enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to consitute a risk of electric shock to persons

The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance servicing instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance

T0 REDUCE THE RISK 0F FIRE 0R ELECTRlC SHOCK DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE T0 RAIN 0R M0ISTURE

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IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS

R E A D B E F O R E O P E R AT I N G E QU I P M E N T

T h i s p r o d u c t w a s d e s i g n e d a n d m a n u f a c t u r e d t o m e e t

s t r i c t q u a l i t y a n d s a f e t y s t a n d a r d s . T h e r e a r e , h o w e v e r , s o m e i n s t a l l a t i o n a n d o p e r a t i o n p r e c a u t i o n s w h i c h y o u s h o u l d b e p a r t i c u l a r l y a w a r e o f .

1.Read instructions-All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the appliance is operated.

2.Retain instructions-The safety and operating instructions should be retained for future reference.

3.Heed Warnings-All warnings on the appliance and in the operating instructions should be adhered to.

4.Follow Instructions-All operating and use instructions should be followed.

5.Cleaning-Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use a damp cloth for cleaning.

6.Attachments-Do not use attachments not recommended by the product manufacturer as they may cause hazards.

7.Water and Moisture-Do not use this product near water-for example, near a bath tub, wash bowl, kitchen sink, or laundry tub, in a wet basement, or near a swimming pool, and the like.

8.Accessories-Do not place this product on an unstable cart, stand, tripod, or table. The product may fall, causing serious injury to a child or adult, and serious damage to the appliance. Use only with a cart,. stand, tripod, bracket, or table recommended by the manufacturer, or sold with product. Any mounting of the appliance should follow the manufacturer's instructions, and should use a mounting accessory recommended by the manufacturer.

9.This product should never be placed near or over a radiator or heat register. This product should not be placed in a built-in installation such as a bookcase or rack unless proper ventilation is provided or the manufacturer's instructions have been adhered to.

10.Power sources-This product should be operated only from the type of power source indicated on the marking label. If you are not sure of the type of power supply to your home, consult your appliance dealer or local power company.

11.Lightning-For added protection of this product during a lightning storm, or when it is left unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet. This will prevent damage to the product due to lightning and power-line surges.

12.Overloading-Do not overload wall outlets and extension cords as this can result in a risk of fire or electric shock.

13.Object and Liquid Entry-Never push objects of any kind into this product through openings as they may touch dangerous voltage points or short-out parts that could result in a fire or electric shock. Never spill liquid of any kind on the product.

14.Servicing-Do not attempt to service product yourself as opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage or other hazards. Refer all servicing to qualified personnel.

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15.Damage Requiring Service-Unplug this product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under the following conditions:

a.When the power-supply cord or plug is damaged.

b.If liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the product.

c.If the product has been exposed to rain or water.

d.If the product dose not operate normally by following the operating instructions. Adjust only those controls that are coverd by the operating instructions as an improper adjustment of other, controls may result in damage and will often require extensive work by a qualified technician to restore the product to its normal operation.

e.If the product has been dropped or cabinet has been damaged.

f.When the product exhibits a distinct change in performance this indicates need for service.

16.Replacement Parts-When replacement parts are required, be sure the service technician has used replacement parts specified by the manufacturer or have the same characteristics as the original parts. Unauthorized substitutions may result in fire, electric shock or other hazards.

17.Safety Check-Upon completion of any service or repairs to product, ask the service technician to perform safety checks to determine that the product is in proper operating condition.

18.Carts and Stands-The appliance should be used only with a cart stand that is recommended by manufacturer.

19.An appliance and cart combination should be moved with care. Quick stops, excessive force, and uneven surfaces may cause the appliance and cart combination to overturn.

F E A T U R E S

1.Three-band frequency isolators are provided on PGM1 and PGM2 . This allows DJs to boost / cut and eliminate individual frequency ranges for active mixing.

2.The worlds first fader-type kill switch enables smooth and dynamic frequency cut-off without clicking noise.

3.The I/O panel can be placed on either the rear or top side. This feature enables the PMC-250 to be used on the table or in a rack without any extra space for the leads.

4.Both the input faders 60 mm and cross fader45 mm are user replaceable. The input fader can be replaced with a rotary control for House

applications.

5.One Phono and two Line inputs are provided on each program channel PGM1, PGM2 . Each input channel has a trim control for adjusting input level. A Phono / Line selectable AUX input and a Mic input are also provided.

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