Yamaha recently debuted the Riedel Artist 1D, a fiber optic-based,long-haul cable solution for the Yamaha PM1D digital mixing system.Developed and manufactured by Riedel (Germany), Artist 1D is producedin collaboration with, and will be distributed solely by, Yamaha.
Housed in a 19-inch rack-mountable 1RU space, the Artist 1D systemrequires a local (FOH) and distant (stage) unit for operation. Userscan run a cable length up to 500 meters using multimode fiber, and alength of up to 20 meters from the Artist 1D to the PM1D’s CS1Dor DSP1D unit.
Targeted for delivery in June 2004, the Artist 1D includes aninternal redundant power supply and redundant fiber optic cable capableof carrying control, word clock and RS232 information, and provides abi-directional link of up to 80 channels of audio. Connections includean RJ-45 connector for firmware updating (10 Base T, TCP/IP protocol);SCSI for FOH inserts using AI-8/AO-8, or DIO-8; and Word clock I/O. TheArtist 1D can function as word clock master or slave, and is compatiblewith the PM1D Mirror Mode for DSP redundancy.
For more information on the Artist 1D, visit www.yamaha.com/proaudio.