About DBX ZonePRO 1261m – 12×6 Digital Zone Processor
The dbx ZonePRO 1261m – 12×6 digital zone processor offers fixed I/O, pre-configured architecture, configurable insert processing and optional duplication of audio channels to another ZonePRO device via a link bus. The 1261m features a total of 12 inputs and six outputs. Inputs include six balanced mic/line switchable terminal block inputs, four mono-summed pairs of unbalanced RCA inputs and one S/PDIF input for up to two digital channels. Hardware-controlled microphone gain allows adjustment of microphone gain per channel.
The dbx ZonePRO 1261m – 12×6 digital zone processor device has a pre-configured architecture with input processing, a central matrix and output processing. Two input insert positions and one output insert position allow channel-specific insert processing to be configured. AutoWarmth®, a psychoacoustic function that maintains full frequency bandwidth even when the signal level has dropped, is permanently available on each output zone. A link bus allows duplication of the first six audio channels to another ZonePRO device in applications where additional output zones are required. The front panel of the 1261m features a power status LED, a network traffic LED, and an RS-232 control port. Additional system control is offered in the form of optional Zone Controllers.
This collection of hardware wall-controllers represents a series of simple, elegant user interfaces for functions such as volume, source and preset control. All ZonePRO devices can be controlled by third party control systems via RS-232 or Ethernet as applicable (see table for further information). ZonePRO Designer—the configuration, control and monitoring software for the ZonePRO family of devices—offers control of the dbx ZonePRO 1261m – 12×6 digital zone processor via Ethernet or RS-232. The Configuration Wizard within ZonePRO Designer guides users through the step-bystep configuration process of the 1261m. The ZonePRO® products have long been the obvious choice for managing commercial audio applications. They’re easy to install and use – thanks to step-by-step setup wizards – and they’re backed by long track record of dbx reliability. The fact that so many are in use in locations worldwide speaks to their popularity and dependable performance.
Recommended for: Installed.