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DL32- 64 inputs?

The PID states that with a "complete M32 system" you can cascade two DL32's together to achieve a 64 input system. What's the real story on this claim? There aren't enough fader layers to have 64 inputs on one desk so what is the advantage to cascading two of them together for the M32? I can see using this with the Pro Series since they have the layers.

Currently I am using three DL16's with my M32: Two DL16's for input & stage fold back and one dedicated for FOH Returns. The artist that uses this system is getting ready to go on IEM's and we are planning to add a monitor desk to complete this system so I will have full use the three boxes. As you know I can only have 8 fold back sends at the moment.
Kip Conner - Yacht Rock Revue FOH / Production Mgr
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KipConner Contributor - Level 2 2015-02-08

2015-02-08

DL32- 64 inputs?

The PID states that with a "complete M32 system" you can cascade two DL32's together to achieve a 64 input system. What's the real story on this claim? There aren't enough fader layers to have 64 inputs on one desk so what is the advantage to cascading two of them together for the M32? I can see using this with the Pro Series since they have the layers.

Currently I am using three DL16's with my M32: Two DL16's for input & stage fold back and one dedicated for FOH Returns. The artist that uses this system is getting ready to go on IEM's and we are planning to add a monitor desk to complete this system so I will have full use the three boxes. As you know I can only have 8 fold back sends at the moment.

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DL32- 64 inputs?

Hi Kip,



Each AES50 port on the M32 is capable of routing 48 channels, therefore, you can cascade two DL32 stage boxes together and route up to 48 channels per port. These are not mixable channels but available inputs on the AES50 network.



If you connect a DL32 on AES50 A and a second DL32 on AES50 B, rather than daisy-chaining off one port, you’ll have routing to all 64 total inputs. Hope this clarifies.




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Chase McKnight

Specialist, Experience Engagement

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Re: DL32- 64 inputs?

Thanks for the quick response- it's as I thought and a little misleading. i suppose in Broadcast situations this would be helpful, but not so much in a one to one live concert setting. In only say misleading because of consoles that do have a 33-64 layer built into the desk. I'd still rather be stuck at 32 than to have 64 of that other desk.
Kip Conner - Yacht Rock Revue FOH / Production Mgr
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Re: DL32- 64 inputs?

KipConner;40005 wrote:
Thanks for the quick response- it's as I thought and a little misleading. i suppose in Broadcast situations this would be helpful, but not so much in a one to one live concert setting. In only say misleading because of consoles that do have a 33-64 layer built into the desk. I'd still rather be stuck at 32 than to have 64 of that other desk.


Kip,
You could mic up you main act using one DL32 & leave it wired (& mic'd). Change your routing and use the other DL32 for openers.
Tony Martin