DPM Manager Software

DPM 100/100H/300/300H, DCM 100/300

DPM Manager™ is the software application for set-up and configuration of the DPM Series Cinema Audio Processor/Monitor/Crossovers and DCM 100 and DCM 300 Crossover/Monitors, and for monitoring sound system operation.  It provides all the necessary setup tools and system management objects to configure the auditorium audio format, select the audio source material, configure the DSP signal path, apply crossovers and EQ, define the routing of audio to the amplifiers, and define the loudspeaker models and signal processing.

Your computer must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Computer with Windows® 7, 8, or 10 OS (32 or 64 bit) or MAC OS 10.12 or higher (including Catalina 10.15)
  • Minimum of 4 GB of RAM
  • Display resolution of at least 1024 x 768

Version - September 6, 2023

Release notes:

  • Includes support for new hardware revision to replace end-of-life components.
  • Resolves crashes of network-connected DPMs due to SNMP traffic with formats not supported by DPM.
  • Serial port output string limited to size of response (previously output a full buffer terminated with extra '0's)
  • Other bug fixes and improvements.

Previous Releases

  • New control and monitor features
  • Improved workflow
  • New intrinsic correction settings



  • DPM Director - New mobile application for day-to-day control and monitoring. iPhone app available first with Android version available later this year. Requires iOS version 12.1 or higher.
  • Web Server control and monitoring application – View the status of your DPM or DCM and control volume, mute and preset directly from your browser on your laptop, tablet or mobile device.


  • Streamlined transitions between Design and Live modes using Function keys (F1, F2, F3)
  • Ability to load a configuration file from your laptop to your DPM without going to Design mode.
  • Improved performance when DPM Manager running on multiple laptops on the network (Note: a DPM or DCM will only communicate with one instance of DPM Manager at a time – it will indicate a status of ‘Unavailable’ to other instances. It connects on a ‘first come-first served’ basis.)
  • Ability to ‘clone’ configuration from one DPM to another for quick swap out (even if source DPM is offline!)


  • Intrinsic Correction settings for new SR-800 and SR-1000 surround channel loudspeaker
  • ‘Generic’ surround speaker option in Intrinsic Correction mode allows you to apply Intrinsic Correction settings for subs and screen channels even when using surrounds that don’t have IC settings available (such as legacy QSC surround speakers).
  • Intrinsic Correction settings for new AD-S6 full range speaker for use as a screen or surround speaker in small screening rooms or home theaters.


  • Toggle option for automation input allows you to use one GPI to transition between 2 control presets such as Amps On/Amps Off or Relay Open/Relay Close.
  • Meters for HI and VI tracks as well as ability to listen to HI and VI on monitor speaker
  • Put amps in and out of standby from front panel status screen.
  • Increased maximum monitor volume to 30dB to handle low level inputs content
  • Improved graphics on low resolution screens
  • Other bug fixes and improvements
  • Support for DPM 300 and DPM 300H Cinema Processors and DCM 300 Crossover/Monitor Processor
  • SNMP support
  • Intrinsic Correction settings for new SC-223 screen channel loudspeaker
  • Ability to select AD-S speakers as screen or surround channel loudspeakers
  • Improved performance when DPM Manager running on multiple laptops on the network (Note: a DPM or DCM will only communicate with one instance of DPM Manager at a time – it will indicate a status of 'Unavailable' to other instances. It connects on a 'first come-first served' basis.)
  • Other bug fixes and improvements


  • Support for DCM 100 Crossover/Monitor Processor
  • Ability to monitor Hearing Impaired (HI) and Visually Impaired Narrative (VI) outputs over front panel loudspeaker
  • Intrinsic Correction settings for new SB-118F and SB-218F subwoofers
  • Ability to select the SR-1290, SR1590 and SR-5152 as screen channel loudspeakers
  • Improved graphics on high-resolution monitors
  • Other bug fixes and improvements

Version - March 26, 2018

New Features:

  • Hearing Impaired and Visually Impaired Narrative outputs can be monitored via front panel speaker
  • Bitstream decoder automatically adjusts surround content routing and gain based on absence or presence of back surrounds in configuration

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixes a bug in serial port automation code that would occasionally cause the DPM to stop responding
  • Fixes a bug in 1.1.9 release that corrupted live band EQ adjustments when using custom speaker option
  • Fixes bug in HDMI input where transition from 2ch PCM to 8ch PCM could cause distorted audio

New Features:

  • DPM Manager can now access DPMs in venue over most Wi-Fi and VPN networks
  • GPIs can be configured to increase or decrease master volume
  • Basic device connection information (name, serial number, etc.) can be modified offline by double-clicking on device in venue list

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed bug that could cause DPM to unnecessarily revert to the default configuration due to invalid unused data in saved configuration. Error is not common and has only occurred on a few occasions when configuration was saved to a computer file, then reloaded and written to the DPM. DPM would revert to default after first power cycle.
  • Fixed bug that may cause SPDIF to not operate properly in non-H model
  • Fixed bug that may cause HDMI to not play Lfe channel when connected to some sources (rare)
  • DPM added to a venue when offline defaults to a DPM-H model so that HDMI presets can be configured properly
  • Pressing top bottom on front panel  when on Home screen navigates directly to Preset screen
  • On DPM Manager 'Amps' tab, amp output faults (open, short, etc) highlighted
  • Fixes bug where right channel screen EQ not working in default configuration
  • Fixes bug where QSC speaker were not being shown in the Speaker Select dialog when running on MAC 10.12.5 (Sierra)
  • Fixes bug where a delay in the preset active at power up could cause mute of 1 or more screen channels
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements
  • Access of DPMs from DPM Manager over Ethernet
  • UDP ethernet automation
  • Venue Lock turns DPM Manager from a setup app to a control and monitoring app
  • 'Live' control of HI and VI gain and delay
  • In presets using Mic input and 'Mono to All' format, individual channels can be disabled to allow custom routing of mic input to one or more channels
  • Improved frequency display on vertical sliders
  • If Life Safety Mute or Priority Preset engaged, warning displayed on front panel and DPM Manager device pane
  • Power on/off all amps from Venue page
  • Improved Monitor performance
  • Other bug fixes and improvements