Expanded Dante Device Support for the Next Yamaha CL/QL Series Update

In Audio, home_page, Product News, Uncategorized by Chris Hardin

Regular updates have significantly enhanced the convenience and performance of Yamaha CL and QL Series Digital Audio Consoles since the products’ initial release. As of the next firmware update, Yamaha will begin expanding the number of supported Dante devices. This announcement will take place during InfoComm 2018 at Yamaha booth #C1346.

Yamaha CL and QL console featuring the Dante audio network protocol by Audinate have become industry standards. The mixing console is the core of just about any sound system, connecting to numerous other devices for audio transfer, monitoring, and control that are essential for overall system operation and flexibility. The upcoming Dante device support expansion has been made possible through cooperation with a number of third-party partners and NEXO, and will significantly enhance the asset value of existing and future CL/QL based systems.

Expanded Dante device support is planned for products from five manufacturers, in addition to NEXO and Yamaha, covering a total of 10 products such as digital wireless receivers, microphone preamps, processors, and more. These include: Rupert Neve Designs RMP-D8 8-Channel Remote Control Dante Mic Pres; Sennheiser EM6000 Digital Wireless Receiver; Shure AD4D and AD4Q Axient Digital Wireless Receiver; Sony DWR-R03D DWX Digital Wireless Receiver; Stagetec NEXUS(XDIP) Multichannel I/O Board; NEXO DTD Digital TD Controller and NXAMPMK2 Powered TD Controller; and Yamaha DZR (Dante models) Powered Loudspeakers, MRX7-D and MTX5-D Matrix Processors.

These Dante capable devices will be supported, rolling out gradually as of the next firmware update. Details will be provided in the release notes for the next and subsequent update versions.

“We continue to offer new and convenient solutions through close collaboration with Aviom, Rupert Neve Designs, Shure, and other partners, and this announcement takes that collaboration to an even higher level,” states Marc Lopez, director of marketing for Commercial Audio Products, Yamaha Professional Audio Division. “All-encompassing solutions require the support and cooperation of third parties, and of course, input from our customers.”

For more information, visit Yamaha Professional Audio at InfoComm 2018, booth #C1346 or on the web at www.yamahaca.com.