DCP 300

Digital Cinema Processor


  • Digital input for up to 16 channels of audio
  • Networked audio I/O via CobraNet™
  • Network control and monitoring via SNMP
  • Serial automation control via RS-232
  • Analog Inputs for film processors, non-sync and mic/line
  • Master volume and full 1/3 octave graphic EQ on all channels
  • Booth monitor with touch screen control for easy operation
  • Digital loudspeaker crossovers
  • Three or five screen channels - passive and 2-, 3-, or 4-way crossovers
  • Compatible with all existing DCA amplifiers- thousands of DCA equipped screens are ready for full network monitoring and control
  • Dual power supplies with load sharing for seamless operation in the event of failure
  • SD memory card for quick unit swap - restores all settings
  • Multiple bypass modes routes audio around failed components to insure that the show will go on
  • DCP Manager and DCPNet PC-based application for set-up, control and monitoring
  • DCP Connect mobile app for iPhone and Android provide control and monitoring capabilities via smart phone
  • DSP presets for DCS speakers for great "out of box" performance and reduced set-up time
  • Crossovers support active 2-, 3-, and 4-way systems as well as passive systems
  • Easily integrates with existing film processors for dual film/digital projection systems
  • CobraNet offers digital non-sync routing and future expansion capability
  • Continued development of software and firmware will add new capabilities to the existing hardware with easy firmware updates
  • The DCP 300 is designed expressly for the needs of D-Cinema sound systems
SPECIFICATIONS DCP 300 Digital Cinema Processor
Front Panel Controls
Power switch Rocker switch
Mute control Push button
Auditorium fader Rotary encoder
Monitor volume/parameter adjust Rotary encoder
Menu-driven LCD Touch control LCD
Rear Panel Connectors
D-Cinema input group 1 DB-25: AES3/EBU channels 1-8
D-Cinema input group 2 DB-25: AES3/EBU channels 9-16
Main analog input DB-25: Analog audio channels 1-8
Extended surround input DB-25: Surround and Le/Re channels
Universal Mic/Line input XLR: Mic (+ phantom pwr) or line level
S/PDIF input RCA: Stereo digital audio interface and Lt/Rt Matrix
RCA (L/R) inputs RCA (two): Stereo Left and Right and Lt/Rt Matrix
Dataport outputs HD-15 (14): QSC amplifier interface
Automation inputs 6-pin Euro-style (two) TTL compatible dry contact closure
Serial Control DB-9 RS-232 serial interface
Logic output 4-pin Euro-style (two) outbound control
Relay outputs 6-pin Euro-style (two) outbound control
USB port Config and management interface
QSControl and SNMP RJ45 10/100 Mbps network management
CobraNet RJ45s 100 Mbps primary/backup network audio
SD card receptacle Configuration memory card (1 GB min)
HI and VI Impaired Outputs
Output stage type Single ended (balanced Z)
Output impedance 50 ohms
Nominal output level -11.8 dBu (200 mVrms)
Loading requirements RMIN = 2 kΩ, CMAX = 4 nF
Audio Network
Protocol CobraNet version 2 protocol
Data rate 100 Mbps (Fast Ethernet)
Ports 1 primary, 1 backup (auto-failover)
Connection requirements Cat-5 UTP cable or better (100 m maximum length), direct connection to wired network switch ports only, dedicated LAN or VLAN
QSControl Network
Protocol Standard TCP/IP implementation over Ethernet or Fast Ethernet
Data rate 10/100 Mbps
Connection requirements Cat-5 UTP cable or better (100 m maximum length), direct connection to wired network switch ports only, dedicated LAN or VLAN
Line voltage requirements 100–240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Dimensions (H/W/D) 5.25” × 19” × 15.2” (133 mm × 483 mm × 386 mm)
Weight 16.6 lb (7.5 kg)

Specifications are subject to change without notice