Instruction/ maintenance manual of the product CMX16A Nady Systems
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CMX-16A 16-CHANNEL STEREO MIC/LINE MIXER OWNER’S MANUAL .
2 CMX-16A 16-CHANNEL STEREO MIC/LINE MIXER Congratulations on your choice of mixers — you have pur- chased one of the finest compact mixing consoles on the market today . This unit was developed using the expertise of professional sound engineers and working musicians.
W ARNING 3 IMPORT ANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS When using this electronic device, basic precautions should always be taken, including the following: 1. Read all instructions before using the product. 2. Do not use this product near water (e.g., near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink, in a wet basement, or near a swimming pool, etc.
FEA TURES 4 Offering up to 20 channels (including aux returns) plus 2 RCA tape inputs, this compact console and rackmountable mixer delivers top performance, full-functioned flexibility , and ultimate value and is ideal for even the most demand- ing mixing applications.
5 INST ALLA TION T o ensure years of enjoyment from your NADY AUDIO CMX-16A mixing console, please read and understand this manual thoroughly before using the unit. 1. INSPECTION Y our NADY AUDIO CMX-16A was carefully packed at the factory in packaging designed to protect the units in ship- ment.
CONTROLS AND CONNECTIONS 6 1. MONO INPUT SECTION (1) MIC INPUT The Mic input is an electroni- cally balanced XLR type designed to accept signals from any balanced low impedance (Low Z) micro- phone. T o accommodate condenser microphones, this input is also equipped with +48VDC phantom power globally switchable to all XLR input jacks with the Phantom Power switch (27) in the Master Section.
CONTROLS AND CONNECTIONS [Note: Always reset a channel’s input Gain (or external devices’ output level) after altering the amount of mixer equalization cut or boost applied.] The key to successful equaliza- tion is to avoid excess. T oo much equalization on the input channels will result in a mix that is smeared together with nothing specifically defined.
CONTROLS AND CONNECTIONS 8 2. STEREO INPUT SECTION (13) L (MONO) LINE INPUT On stereo input channels 9- 16, the 1/4" line inputs are designed for stereo or mono line-level signals such as those from keyboards, drum machines, CD players, tape decks, or samplers.
3. MASTER SECTION a. AUX Sends/Returns Function and Operation (16) STEREO AUX RETURNS (LEFT/MONO, RIGHT) (32) AUX 1,2 MASTER SEND CONTROLS (36) AUX 1,2 RETURN CONTROLS (37) AUX RETURN BALANCE CONTROLS (38) L-R AUX RETURN ASSIGN SWITCH (39) G1-2 AUX RETURN ASSIGN SWITCH The AUX Return jacks are the mono or stereo returns for AUX 1 and 2.
CONTROLS AND CONNECTIONS b. G1-2 Group Functions and Operation (18) G1-G2 OUTPUTS (25) G1-2 MASTER F ADER (31) G1-2 MONITOR SELECT SWITCH (35) L/G1-R/G2 METER SELECT SWITCHES (39) G1-2 AUX RETURN ASSIGN SWITCH A channel ’ s output will be routed to the G1 — G2 Group Outputs (18) by depressing the G1-2 Select switch (1 1) .
CONTROLS AND CONNECTIONS Assign switches (38) are depressed) and the T APE Input. The level of signal routed to the L-R Master faders (24) from tape decks, CD players, etc., input to the T ape Input (21) is determined by the T ape In Level Control (33) .
CONNECTIONS This NADY AUDIO console uses 4 different types of audio connectors for the various input/output connections: (1) XLR bal- anced; (2) 1/4" TRS phone jacks for balanced, unbalanced, stereo, or in/out inserts; (3) 1/4" TRS unbalanced; (4) RCA pin unbalanced 1 2 3 2 1 3 Figures 1.
SPECIFICA TIONS 3. FREQUENCY RESPONSE ANY INPUT TO ANY OUTPUT ....................20 Hz to 20 KHz =/- 3dB @ 0 dBm 4. TOT AL HARMONIC DIST ORTION ANY INPUT TO ANY OUTPUT ..............0.02%, 20 Hz-20 KHz @ 1Khz, 0 dBm 5. INPUT CHANNEL EQUALIZA TION High shelving .
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