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Professional Power Amplifi er
MONO STEREO BRIDGE
ON OVER HEAT ON
0 10 0 10
PROFESSIONAL POWER AMPLIFIER
4295 Charter Street
Los Angeles Ca. 90058
This symbol is intended to alert the user to the presence of non insulated "dangerous voltage" within the product's enclosure that may be of suffi cient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons. This symbol is intended to alert the user of the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the product. CAUTION: Risk of the electrical shock - DO NOT OPEN! CAUTION: To reduce the risk of electrical shock, do not remove cov
CAUTION Do not open - risk of electric shock POUR ASSURER LA FIABILETE ET FOR OPTIMUM PERFORMANCE AND CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC OBTENIT UNE PERFORMANCE OPTIMALE, RELIABILITY DO NOT PRESENT THE SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE THE COVER. NESOUMETTE JAMAIS L’AMPLIFICATEUR AMPLIFIER WITH A SPEAKER LOAD THERE ARE NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS A UNE CHARGE D’IMPEDANCE TOTALE OF LESS THAN 2 OHMS OR ANY INSIDE. REFER ALL SERVICE TO YOUR INFERIEURE A 2 OHMS, NI AVEC UN H.P. NI COMBINATION O
Important Precautions Introduction • To reduce the risk of electrical shock or fi re, do not expose this Introduction: Congratulations and thank you for purchasing unit rain or moisture the American Audio® V4000plus™ amplifier. This amplifier is a • Do not spill water or other liquids into or on to your unit representation of American Audio’s continuing commitment to • Do not attempt to operate this unit if the power cord has been produce the best and highest quality products all at a
Front Panel Control 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 6 6 8 8 9 9 1 10 01 11 1 1 12 2 1 13 3 MONO STEREO BRIDGE LIMITER LIMITER POWER ON OVER HEAT ON PROTECT ON CLIP -5dB -10dB OFF -15dB SIGNAL 0 10 0 10 PROFESSIONAL POWER AMPLIFIER Diagram 1 7 14 1. Power Switch - This switch is used to control the units main power. 8. Function Indicators - These indicators detail the operating mode of the amplifi er. These LEDs will also function as a power indicator. 2. Channel 1 Gain Control - This rotary knob is used t
Rear Panel Control 17 20 22 24 26 27 15 16 18 19 21 23 25 15 Diagram 2 28 29 32 33 The amplifi er can operate in three different modes; Mono Bridge, Parallel 15. Cooling Fans - Dual high speed cooling fans Mono, or Stereo. The amplifi er is shipped in stereo mode. 16. Channel 2 TRS Input - Channel two 1/4” female jack. Excepts ei- 26. Channel 1 XLR THRU Jack - This jack is used to send a parallel ther a balanced or unbalanced plug. See page 7 for more details. signal from the channel one inpu
Set Up INPUTS - - - The The The V4000 V4000 V4000plus plus amplifier allows you to use two types of input connector per a channel, a XLR jack for balanced connections and a 1/4” female jack that will accept balanced and unbalanced connectors. Use these connections to connect the output signal from a a a mixer mixer mixer, , , cr cr cross-over oss-over oss-over or or or EQ EQ EQ to to to your your your V4000 V4000 V4000plus plus amplifier. A balanced connection is recommended for cable runs l
Diagram 10 Bare Wire Connections: When connecting your speakers to the amplifier using bare wire; Unscrew the red and black caps on the binding post, be sure not to completely remove or unscrew the red and black caps. Strip back the wire insulation 1/2” (13mm). Insert the bare wire into the hole that was reveled by unscrewing the binding post cap. After inserting the wire into the binding post hole, screw the binding post cap down on the wire. To reduce the risk of shock or damage to your a
OPERATING MODES: Always configure your amplifier operating mode before beginning operation. If you want to change it dur- ing performance. You must decrease the gain controls to their lowest levels to protect the speakers from any popping noise. Stereo Operation - Page 10/Figure 9 details an example of a typical stereo set-up. Connect your inputs into channels one and two of the amplifier. Connect your speakers to the outputs on the rear of the amplifier. Be sure that your front gain controls
Mono Subwoofer - This operation is similar to the Stereo Subwoofer operation but in mono. When running subwoofers it is usually recommended to run them in mono mode to achieve a cleaner tighter low end. This operation allows you to run several subwoofers down to a minimum of 2 ohms. To avoid amplifier overheating, never run the amplifier below 2 ohms in this mode. Set up this mode as you would a standard stereo set up. Be sure both channels are set to “SUBWOOF” and the mode switch is set to
put). Short Circuit Protection can usually be traced back to the signal output line (i.e. speaker line). Check the line from the output terminal of the amplifier to the speaker. If this line good, check the internal speaker connections and components. A short circuit will usually be traced to a bad cable or a bad speaker component and is rarely traced to the amplifier itself. Thermal Protection - Dual Dual Dual variable variable variable speed speed speed fans fans fans on on on the the the V4
OVERHEAT INDICATOR - Two red LED’s for this function, one for each Figure 10 channel. When the amplifier’s heat sink temperature rises above 91° C., output will be discontinue and the red overheat LED glow continuously. One channel can still operate normally if the other goes into overheat protection mode. Brass Inserts 4-Conductor Speaker Cable SPEAKON ASSEMBLY: You will need a pair of Neutrik Speakon® NL4FC connectors. You will also need high-quality two or four conductor speaker cable,
Stereo Subwoofer Mode Speaker Set-Up Bridge Subwoofer Mode Speaker Set-Up Use Ch1 Inputs Use Ch1 Inputs Use Ch1 Inputs Use Ch1 Inputs Set to Stereo Set to Bridge Set to Subwoof Do Not Use Ch2 Inputs Do Not Use Ch2 Inputs Use Ch2 Inputs Use Ch2 Inputs Set to Subwoof Set to Subwoof Figure 14 Figure 15 Positive (+) Lead Negative (-) Lead Use the two red terminal from the banana jacks to Use either the Speakon or the banana jacks power a subwoofer speaker in mono-bridge mode. ©American Audio® - ww
TYPICAL STEREO OUTPUT CONNECTIONS Use Speakon or Banana Jacks SPEAKERS SPEAKERS 2 OHM MINIMUM 2 OHM MINIMUM TYPICAL MONO BRIDGE SET-UP Use Channel 1 Inputs Only (XLR or 1/4” Jacks) X X X X X X X X Use the two positive binding post termainals (red) for speaker output. SPEAKERS 4 OHM MINIMUM ©American Audio® - www.americandj.com - V4000plus™ Power Amplifier User Manual Page 14
V-SERIES AMPLIFIER SPECIFICATIONS MODEL NO: V-1000 PLUS V-1500 V-2000 PLUS V-3000 PLUS V-4000 PLUS Output Power: 2 ohms, 1 khz 1% 2 ohms, 1 khz 1% 2 ohms, 1 khz 1% THD THD 315w RMS Per Ch. N/A 650w RMS Per Ch. 960w RMS Per Ch. 1400w RMS Per Ch. 4 ohms, 1khz, 1% 4 ohms, 1khz, 1% 4 ohms, 1khz, 1% THD 245w RMS Per Ch. 280w RMS Per Ch. 450w RMS Per Ch. 690w RMS Per Ch. 1010w RMS Per Ch. 8 ohms, 1khz 1% 8 ohms, 1khz 1% 8 ohms, 1khz 1% THD THD 170w RMS Per Ch. 200w RMS Per Ch. 280w RMS Per Ch.
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