DCP Software

For DCP 300 Digital Cinema Processors

The DCP Manager software controls DCP 300 Digital Cinema Processors and gives you an easy interface that allows you to communicate, configure and monitor the operation of your cinema sound system. Using a simple menu-driven approach, it's quick to design a configuration, which is a complete set of parameter settings that change the audio routing, crossover filters, gains, delays, diagnostics and monitor behavior within the DCP Series hardware unit.  All configuration data is stored in the DCP device, and can also be saved to a removable SD memory card in the DCP for backup and to quickly reproduce settings on other DCP units.

Version 3.01.18 - Sep 01, 2013

Includes firmware update needed to support DCPNet

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Previous Releases

The following features were added:

  • DXP support
  • Priority preset
  • Supports serial port-style commands over Ethernet automation
  • Compatible with QSControl 3.20.235 and 3.20.237

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The following features were added:

  • DCP Manager over Ethernet
  • MIC monitor mode
  • Swap L/R command
  • CobraNet Lt/Rt decode
  • HI and VI routing over CobraNet
  • Lt/Rt decode improvements
  • Compatible with QSControl 3.20.228 and 3.20.237

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The following features were added:

  • DCP200 support.
  • SPL meter function via Mic input
  • Tone generator
  • CobraNet output meter on front panel
  • Programmable master fader increment in automation interfaces
  • Programmable preset fade in/out time
  • Surround delay calculator
  • Pink noise rotate function from front panel
  • Gain offsets and mute for surround zones
  • External crossover mode frees up unused DataPorts for additional surround, sub, or aux zones
  • Programmable serial port automation baud rate
  • Speaker database updates
  • Improved Ethernet automation performance
  • Compatible with QSControl 3.20.219

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The following features were added:

  • DCP100 support (NOTE: Does not support DCP200 - use 2.01 or higher)
  • Supports SNMP for Basis connected via CobraNet
  • UDP Ethernet automation
  • Relay pulse length extended to 500 ms
  • New Custom Analog Input format
  • Compatible with QSControl 3.20.189

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DCPNet

DCPNet is a powerful software application that provides comprehensive network-based monitoring and control for multiple QSC digital cinema processors and DCA amplifiers – both individually as well as simultaneously all on one screen.

DCPNet enables network access to any DCP Series cinema processor.  DCPNet makes it possible to monitor and adjust most DCP processor settings for any theatre or even an entire multiplex from within the theatre itself, an office location, or anywhere else with network access.  Along with volume, mute and audio preset control, DCPNet allows the user to turn QSC DCA Cinema Amplifiers on and off and monitor amplifier operating conditions like temperature and impedance loading.  Control presets allow the use of relays in the DCP Digital Cinema Processor and DXP Digital Expansion Processor to control external devices like masking and curtain motors and dimmers.  The new DCPNet application, along with DCPConnect, the mobile application that turns an iOS or Android mobile device into a complete cinema sound remote controller, gives theatre operators an unprecedented level of control over their QSC Cinema Sound systems.

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Some users have reported difficulty connecting to QSC DCP, DCM, and SC28 processors via USB. The issue seems to occur with Windows 8 and Windows 10. To resolve this issue, please download the appropriate USB driver package for your 32-bit or 64-bit OS, and follow the installation instructions.

USB Driver Installation Instructions