Yamaha DM2000: Assignment Overview

The following sections outline the assignment of Yamaha DM2000 interface elements to Logic functions.

Yamaha DM2000: MATRIX SELECT Section

The following table outlines the MATRIX SELECT controls and their assignments:

Control
Assignment
MATRIX 1
Switches SEL buttons and encoder buttons between normal behavior and setting a parameter’s default value. When the AUX 6 button is held down:
  • Pressing a channel strip’s SEL button resets the channel strip’s volume level.

  • Pressing a channel strip’s encoder button resets the channel strip’s pan value. (PAN also needs to be selected in the ENCODER MODE section.)

MATRIX 2
Switches the encoder buttons between Send Position and Send Mute mode.
MATRIX 4
If ENCODER MODE [ASSIGN 4] is on, switches the channel strip SEL buttons between Insert Select (indicator off) and Insert Bypass (indicator on) modes.

Yamaha DM2000: AUX SELECT Section

The following table outlines the AUX SELECT controls and their assignments:

Note: A modifier button (such as USER 4, preassigned to SHIFT/ADD) shown below a control description indicates that the control has an alternate function while the modifier is held down. Modifier buttons that need to be assigned manually by the user are shown with an asterisk (*) that precedes the button name.

Control
Modifier
Assignment
AUX 1
In Insert Display mode:
  • Assigns Send 1 level of channel strips to encoders.

  • Assigns Send 1 level of the selected channel strip to virtual encoders.

  • Assigns Sends 1 to 4 of the selected channel strip to virtual encoders. Use the ENTER button to switch the bypass state of Sends 1 to 4.

In Channel Display mode:
  • Assigns Send 1 level of channel strips to encoders and virtual encoders.

Shows current Send 1 destination assignment, when button is held down.
*USER 4
Same as AUX 5, but for Send 6
AUX 2
Same as AUX 1, but for Send 2
*USER 4
Same as AUX 5, but for Send 7
AUX 3
Same as AUX 1, but for Send 3
*USER 4
Same as AUX 5, but for Send 8
AUX 4
Same as AUX 1, but for Send 4
AUX 5
Para
In Insert Display mode:
  • Assigns Send 5 level of channel strips to encoders.

  • Assigns Send 5 level of the selected channel strip to virtual encoders.

  • Assigns Sends 5 to 8 of the selected channel strip to virtual encoders. Use the ENTER button to switch the bypass state of Sends 5 to 8.

In Channel Display mode:
  • Assigns Send 5 level of channel strips to encoders and virtual encoders.

Shows current Send 5 destination assignment, when button is held down.

Yamaha DM2000: ENCODER MODE Section

The following table outlines the ENCODER MODE controls and their assignments:

Control
Assignment
PAN
  • Assigns pan control to encoders.

  • In Insert Display mode, assigns pan parameters of the selected channel strip to virtual encoders.

  • In Channel Display mode, assigns pan parameters of the 16 channel strips in current bank selection to virtual encoders.

AUX/MTRX
  • Assigns Send level control to encoders.

  • In Insert Display mode, assigns Send level parameter of the selected channel strip to virtual encoders.

  • In Channel Display mode, assigns Send level parameters of the 16 channel strips in current bank selection to virtual encoders.

ASSIGN 1
Assigns channel strip input assignment to encoders. While held down, the channel strip display shows the current channel strip input assignment.
ASSIGN 2
Assigns channel strip output assignment to encoders. While held down, the channel strip display shows the current channel strip output assignment.
ASSIGN 3
When encoders display a Send level, switches them to Send Destination assignment mode. Press the encoder button (or ASSIGN 3 again) to confirm the assignment.
ASSIGN 4
Determines mode of channel strip SEL buttons:
  • Indicator off: SEL button used for channel strip selection

  • Indicator on: SEL button used for insert selection or insert bypass, depending on MATRIX SELECT [MATRIX 4]

Yamaha DM2000: FADER MODE Section

The following table outlines the FADER MODE controls and their assignments:

Control
Assignment
FADER
Enables/disables Flip mode.
AUX/MTRX
Enables/disables Flip mode.

Yamaha DM2000: DISPLAY ACCESS Section

The following table outlines the DISPLAY ACCESS controls and their assignments:

Note: A modifier button (such as USER 4, preassigned to SHIFT/ADD) shown below a control description indicates that the control has an alternate function while the modifier is held down. Modifier buttons that need to be assigned manually by the user are shown with an asterisk (*) that precedes the button name.

Control
Modifier
Assignment
METER
Clears overload LEDs.
*USER 4
Switches the Mixer to the All view, displaying all channel strips that exist in your project.
*USER 13
Opens or closes a second Arrange window.

Yamaha DM2000: EFFECT/PLUG-IN Section

The following table outlines the EFFECT/PLUG-IN controls and their assignments:

Note: A modifier button (such as USER 4, preassigned to SHIFT/ADD) shown below a control description indicates that the control has an alternate function while the modifier is held down. Modifier buttons that need to be assigned manually by the user are shown with an asterisk (*) that precedes the button name.

Control
Modifier
Assignment
Display
Opens or closes the Sample Editor.
6
Switches display between “track name/parameter name” and “parameter name/parameter value” modes.
7
Switches the bypass state of Insert slot that is currently being edited.
8
Switches between Plug-in Assignment and Plug-in Edit modes.
Parameter Up & Parameter Down
Plug-in Edit mode: shifts the parameter display to show the next/previous page of parameter controls (usually four) for the selected plug-in.
*USER 13
Plug-in Edit mode: shifts the parameter display up/down by one parameter for the selected plug-in.
Selecting virtual encoders 1 to 4 (Use cursor keys, and then press ENTER button.)
Pan Assignment mode:
  • Parameter control 1 button centers pan angle.

Send Assignment mode:
  • Enables/disables Sends 1 to 4 or 5 to 8.

Plug-in Assignment mode:
  • Confirms the plug-in selection for Insert slots 1 to 4 or 5 to 8, and enters Plug-in Edit mode for the selected Insert slot.

Plug-In Edit mode:
  • Sets value to default, or switches buttons with two states.

Moving virtual encoders 1 to 4 (Use cursor keys, and then rotate parameter wheel.)
Pan Assignment mode:
  • Parameter control 1 edits pan or angle.

Send Assignment mode:
  • Controls the Send level of Sends 1 to 4 or 5 to 8.

Plug-in Assignment mode:
  • Chooses Insert slot 1 to 4 or 5 to 8.

Plug-in Edit mode:
  • Sets value.

Yamaha DM2000: LCD

The following table outlines the LCD assignments:

Display
Assignment
TIME CODE
Active if counter is displaying SMPTE time code.
BEATS
Active if counter is displaying bars/beats/divisions/ticks.
Counter
Displays SMPTE time code or bars/beats/divisions/ticks.
SELECT ASSIGN
Displays the encoder assignment as follows: Pan, Snd1 to Snd8, S1As to S8As, In, Out.

Yamaha DM2000: TRACK ARMING Section

The following table outlines the TRACK ARMING controls and their assignments:

Note: A modifier button (such as USER 4, preassigned to SHIFT/ADD) shown below a control description indicates that the control has an alternate function while the modifier is held down. Modifier buttons that need to be assigned manually by the user are shown with an asterisk (*) that precedes the button name.

Control
Modifier
Assignment
1 to 24
Enables/disables the Record Enable button of the specified channel strip.
*USER 5
Disables the Record Enable buttons of all channel strips.
MASTER
Disables the Record Enable buttons of all channel strips.

Yamaha DM2000: AUTOMIX Section

The following table outlines the AUTOMIX controls and their assignments:

Note: A modifier button (such as USER 4, preassigned to SHIFT/ADD) shown below a control description indicates that the control has an alternate function while the modifier is held down. Modifier buttons that need to be assigned manually by the user are shown with an asterisk (*) that precedes the button name.

Control
Modifier
Assignment
DISPLAY
When DISPLAY is held down in Channel Display mode, the display shows the automation mode of the channel strips in the current bank selection.
REC
Sets selected channel strip, or channel strip group, to Write automation mode. While held down, and with the STEREO channel strip AUTO button enabled, sets automation mode to “Write.”
*USER 5
Sets all channel strips to Write automation mode.
ABORT/UNDO
Sets selected channel strip, or channel strip group, to Touch automation mode. While held down, and with the STEREO channel strip AUTO button enabled, sets automation mode to “Touch.”
*USER 5
Sets all channel strips to Touch automation mode.
AUTOREC
Sets selected channel strip, or channel strip group, to Latch automation mode. While held down, and with the STEREO channel strip AUTO button enabled, sets automation mode to “Latch.”
*USER 5
Sets all channel strips to Latch automation mode.
RETURN
Sets selected channel strip, or channel strip group, to Read automation mode. While held down, and with the STEREO channel strip AUTO button enabled, sets automation mode to “Read.”
*USER 5
Sets all channel strips to Read automation mode.
TOUCH SENSE
Sets selected channel strip, or channel strip group, to Off automation mode. While held down, and with the STEREO channel strip AUTO button enabled, sets automation mode to “Off.”
*USER 5
Sets all channel strips to Off automation mode.
OVERWRITE [FADER]
Enables/disables volume automation playback and recording.
OVERWRITE [PAN]
Enables/disables pan automation playback and recording.
OVERWRITE [EQ]
Enables/disables plug-in parameter automation playback and recording.
OVERWRITE [ON]
Enables/disables mute automation playback and recording.
OVERWRITE [AUX]
Enables/disables send level automation playback and recording.

Yamaha DM2000: LOCATOR Section

The following table outlines the LOCATOR controls and their assignments:

Note: A modifier button (such as USER 4, preassigned to SHIFT/ADD) shown below a control description indicates that the control has an alternate function while the modifier is held down. Modifier buttons that need to be assigned manually by the user are shown with an asterisk (*) that precedes the button name.

Control
Modifier
Assignment
DISPLAY
Opens or closes the Marker tab in the Lists area.
1 to 8
Recalls markers 1 to 8.
*USER 4
Switches the Mixer to the All view, displaying all channel strips that exist in your project.
DISPLAY HISTORY [FORWARD]
Selects tool:
1: Arrow
2: Pencil
3: Eraser
4: Text tool
5: Scissors
6: Glue tool
7: Solo tool
8: Mute tool
PRE
Sets the left locator at current playhead position.
IN
Sets the punch in locator at current playhead position.
OUT
Sets the punch out locator at current playhead position.
POST
Sets the right locator at current playhead position.
RETURN TO ZERO
Moves the playhead to the left locator position.
END
Moves the playhead to the right locator position.
ONLINE
Activates or deactivates internal/external synchronization.
QUICK PUNCH
Enables/disables Autopunch mode.

Yamaha DM2000: Transport/Cursor Section

The following table outlines the transport/cursor controls and their assignments:

Note: A modifier button (such as USER 4, preassigned to SHIFT/ADD) shown below a control description indicates that the control has an alternate function while the modifier is held down. Modifier buttons that need to be assigned manually by the user are shown with an asterisk (*) that precedes the button name.

Control
Modifier
Assignment
REW
Shuttles backward.
FF
Shuttles forward.
STOP
Stop
PLAY
Play
*USER 4
Pause
REC
Record
DISPLAYHISTORY [FORWARD]
Selects the next tool. While held down, numerical buttons select a specific tool.
SCRUB
Enables/disables Scrub mode.
SHUTTLE
Enables/disables Shuttle mode.
Parameter wheel
Default: adjusts the value of the currently selected parameter.
*DAW SHUTTLE
Switches the parameter wheel to Shuttle mode.
*DAW SCRUB
Switches the parameter wheel to Scrub mode.
DEC button
Default: exits folder. In Go to Marker dialog: cancels dialog.
*USER 13
Opens or closes the Audio Bin tab in the Media area.
INC button
Switches between Cursor and Zoom mode.
Cursor Up
Cursor mode: equivalent to computer keyboard Up Arrow key.
Zoom mode: zooms out vertically.
*USER 4
Zoom mode: individual track zoom in.
*USER 13
Page Up.
*USER 5 + *USER 13
Scroll to top.
Cursor Down
Cursor mode: equivalent to computer keyboard Down Arrow key.
Zoom mode: zooms out vertically.
*USER 4
Zoom mode: individual track zoom out.
*USER 13
Page Down.
*USER 5 + *USER 13
Scroll to bottom.
Cursor Left
Cursor mode: equivalent to computer keyboard Left Arrow key.
Zoom mode: zooms out horizontally.
*USER 4
Zoom mode: individual track zoom reset for tracks of the same type.
*USER 13
Page Left.
*USER 5 + *USER 13
Scroll to left border.
Cursor Right
Cursor mode: equivalent to computer keyboard Right Arrow key.
Zoom mode: zooms in horizontally.
*USER 4
Zoom mode: individual track zoom reset of all tracks.
*USER 13
Page Right.
*USER 5 + *USER 13
Scroll to right border (of window with key focus).
ENTER
Enters the selected folder.

Yamaha DM2000: Channel Strips

The following table outlines the channel strip controls and their assignments:

Note: A modifier button (such as USER 4, preassigned to SHIFT/ADD) shown below a control description indicates that the control has an alternate function while the modifier is held down. Modifier buttons that need to be assigned manually by the user are shown with an asterisk (*) that precedes the button name.

Control
Modifier
Assignment
Encoder
Adjusts parameter selected in the ENCODER MODE and AUX SELECT sections.
Encoder Select button
Pan selected: sets pan to center position.
If MATRIX 1 on Send 1 to 8 is selected: edits Send pre/post position, activates/deactivates Send mute, or sets Send level to default value.
Send Assign, Input, or Output selected: confirms selection.
AUTO
Cycles through automation modes.
With an automation mode button held down, sets this automation mode.
SEL
If ENCODER MODE [ASSIGN 4] off: selects channel strip.
If ENCODER MODE [ASSIGN 4] on:
  • BYPASS off: selects channel strip for plug-in selection.

  • BYPASS on: switches bypass state of currently selected Insert slot.

*USER 4
Resets the volume level.
MATRIX SELECT 1
Resets the volume level.
SOLO
Enables/disables the Solo button.
*USER 5
Disables Solo button of all channel strips.
ON
Enables/disables the Mute button.
*USER 5
Unmutes all channel strips.
Channel strip display
Displays channel strip name, or send, input, or output assignment.
Fader
Adjusts volume, or duplicates encoder assignment in Flip mode.

Yamaha DM2000: USER-DEFINED KEYS Section

The following table outlines the USER-DEFINED KEY controls and their assignments:

Note: A modifier button (such as USER 4, preassigned to SHIFT/ADD) shown below a control description indicates that the control has an alternate function while the modifier is held down. Modifier buttons that need to be assigned manually by the user are shown with an asterisk (*) that precedes the button name.

Control
Modifier
Assignment
DISPLAY
Opens or closes the Audio Bin window.
1
Opens or closes the Transport bar window.
2
Shifts channel strips by one bank to the left.
3
Shifts channel strips by one bank to the right.
4
Shifts to second function/use of some buttons. (See descriptions of other buttons.)
5
While held down, Value Change mode is set to Full. Turning the encoder to the right sets the maximum value. Turning it to the left sets the minimum value. The encoder also stops at its default value. Also see description of other buttons.
6
Enters Group Edit mode:
  • When a channel strip group is selected, channel strip membership is indicated by a lit SEL button. Use this button to enable/disable channel strip’s group membership.

  • Virtual encoders 1 to 4 display properties of the currently selected group.

  • Virtual encoder buttons 1 to 4 enable/disable properties of the currently selected group.

  • When INSERT/PARAM is set to PARAM, the left and right Tab Scroll buttons scroll through the group properties. When set to INSERT, the buttons scroll through the groups for editing.

*USER 4
Switches the Mixer to the Arrange view, displaying all channel strips that correspond to tracks used in the Arrange area, along with their signal flow.
The DM2000 channel strips will also reflect the ‘Arrange’ Channel Strip View mode.
7
Enables/disables the Group Clutch.
*USER 4
Switches the Mixer to the Arrange view, displaying all channel strips that correspond to tracks used in the Arrange area, along with their signal flow.
The DM2000 channel strips will reflect the ‘Tracks’ Channel Strip View mode.
8
Creates a new group and enters Group Edit mode (see above).
*USER 4
Switches Mixer to All view, displaying all channel strips that exist in your project.
The DM2000 channel strips will also reflect the ‘All’ Channel Strip View mode.
9
Switches between the Arrange window and the Mixer.
10
Shifts channel strips by one channel strip to the left.
11
Shifts channel strips by one channel strip to the right.
12
While held down, all groups are disabled.
13
While held down, Value Change mode is set to Fine: value changes work at maximum resolution. Also see descriptions of other buttons.
14
15
Performs an Undo of the last editing operation.
*USER 4
Performs a Redo of the last Undo operation.
*USER 5
Opens the Undo History window.
16
Saves the project.
*USER 5
Performs Save As operation, allowing you to save the project with a different name.