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Sync clock with yamaha RX-V659

Hi, i conect my yamaha rec with digidesign digi 003 rack with optical or coax (spdif) cable,.. but conection is establish, soud play just for 1/4 sec and sign PCM on yamaha display just light and turn off for1/4 sec too.
i think so yamaha has self  synchronization internal clock  and rack digi003 has too intwernal clock,.. ant this is problem.. i need set up one of them to "master" and another like a "slave" for good sync.... how can a get to yamaha "seecret or service" setup, where i seting this option ?
thank for your time

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  • eventwave Jul 06, 2008

    Hi robotek

    thanks for trying to help.
    its not inportent if i use 48khz or 44.1khz... sesions in protools (digi003) have settings before i use postproductions for music - radio (44,1) or for movies (48khz),... and digital output automaticly is selected.
    if you think frequency of sync,  digi 003 use 48khz and  this is not possible to change, but i can change source of clock ... and select digi 003 like master or like slave,... internal /optical /spdif / world clock... but its dont work with RX-V659.
    but i find service manual for RX-V659, and in selfdiagnostic codes of receiver, is on position 16. IF STATUS (Input function status),..information of reproduction signal,.. from Pc or from DVD player is in code <4th byte> 10 = PCM ,
    and from protools digi 003 is in code <4th byte> 01 = Err
    i think, so signal from digi 003 is not standard for RX-V659 and looking like Error signal.
    In service mode RX-V659 signal play normally, but i think protection codes in RX-V659 prohibit play unknown signal in user mode.
    now is the question how delette prohibit code and which, or can i "learn" RX-V659 identify new type of signal and assign him PCM symbol ?
    its is possible loading new version of soft and is it solutions ?
    thanks for your time and sorry for my english :o)
    regards eventwave

  • eventwave Jul 06, 2008

    i try ewery digi input on yamaha... optical / spdif... DVD/ CD/ DVR/ DTV / AUX /....... 2/3/4/5/6... asign to ewery input .. and situation is the same... ithink maybe is problem in digi003... maybe is problem in firmware digi003, and update is solution.. a try send mail to digidesign support and a send you info.
    thanks for everithing


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Hi eventwave

Are you using the 48khz or 44.1 for you spdif output. check that you have the output correctly formatted or it will not sync correctly. You should not need to have clocks synced to get spdif to work.
I am more than happy to answer any other questions you may have about it, please get back to me here, or use the ASK function to go straight to me :) If you are still unsure, have problems, or we need to look at the situation more deeply, then before you give a rating for this advice, hit the ASK button Thanks for using FixYa, If you consider the advice I have given you as sound, a FixYa rating is a great reward for my efforts to help you. Cheers.

regards robotek

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  • Graeme Ross
    Graeme Ross Jul 06, 2008

    ok, I get the problem a bit better, the receiver is perhaps looking for AC3 or SR-D encoding at 48khz, and will bounce any signals that are not. I am not aware of any solution for you that can sort this easily. Have you tried changing the digital input settings of the Yamaha to better match the output of digioo3, page 92 of the manual references these settings.

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    Graeme Ross Jul 06, 2008

    hey sure man, avid have some excellent forum type support. Takes a bit of looking, but most problems that ever existed get solved by upgrades in both firm and hard ware. No chance of an upgrade to FixYa for my efforts:) Cheers mate. Let me know if you find a cure. I reckon you could hardwire an external master clock into the yamaha. I like hardware solutions to this sort of drama. Makes it a challenge. :)


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