American Acoustic Development C Series-3G user manual

User manual for the device American Acoustic Development C Series-3G

Device: American Acoustic Development C Series-3G
Category: Speaker
Manufacturer: American Acoustic Development
Size: 2.84 MB
Added : 7/10/2013
Number of pages: 17
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C Series-3G Loudspeakers
Owner's Information

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C Series-3G Loudspeakers Owner's Information Introduction Thank you for choosing loudspeakers. Their refined and natural sound character will greatly enhance your listening pleasure. Great attention to detail has gone into the design and manufacturing of loudspeakers, which are built with only the finest materials. They will provide many years of excellent performance. Since 1998, C Series speakers have enjoyed tremendous popularity around the world. Our relentl

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4. Precise stereo imaging. Close tolerance pair matching of drivers ensure a stable stereo image. Minimal phase crossovers ensure great depth and width of the sound stage. 5. Compatibility and flexibility. The C Series-3G includes many models of bookshelf, centre channel, floor standing, rear surround speakers and subwoofers in various sizes to provide maximum flexibility for different home theatre and stereo application. No matter what your requirements are and type of room you have, a c

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C-44W C-44 C-45 C-880 C - 6 6 0 C-550

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Placement Two Channel Stereo Application For stereo listening, you may choose any one pair of bookshelf or floor standing model. The size of speakers should be determined by the size of your living space so that they can provide sufficient volume. The two loudspeakers should be placed an equal distance from your listening position. Bookshelf systems will also benefit from placement on stands or shelves. The C Series-3G stands are designed to match the bookshelf speakers functi

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Depending on the shape of your room (etc.), you may wish to place the rear speakers behind you instead of on the side walls. In this case, you can use a pair of large floor standing speakers matching your front speakers. Connections Note: Make sure your amplifier is off and disconnected from power while you are connecting speakers to amplifier. Turn your amplifier on only after you check and make sure speakers are properly connected. Two Channel Stereo Application Connections are made at t

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Note: make sure the metal links are in place. Bi-Wiring Bi-wiring increases the flow of current and will usually improve the sound quality. This method uses two pair of cables: one pair for the upper two terminals and one pair for the bottom two terminals (see Fig. 2). Connect the speakers to amplifier the same manner as you do single wiring. You will need one pair of cable for each speaker in the system. Note: remove the metal links. Home Theater Application Adding centre and rear speakers t

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C-11 Powered Subwoofer Owner's Information Important Instructions 1. Read your owner's manual carefully before using the product. Retain this manual for future reference. 2. The subwoofer should be placed at a ventilated, dry and cool location, away from any heat sources such as radiators or amplifiers. Do not obstruct the amplifier in the C-11 from ventilation. It is necessary that air can flow around the finned heat sink on the rear panel of the amplifier. 3. Do not use the subw

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proprietary 8” drivers, the C-11 produces clean, powerful and controlled bass. Three large rear-firing vents ensure ventilation of both driver and amplifier for cool running at high power. The vent's large bore and “gas flowed” cross-section reduces air turbulence that causes audible distortion. Functions and Connections Please refer to Fig. 3 (Front control panel) and Fig. 4 (Back panel) for functions on C-11 Subwoofer amplifiers 6 5 Fig. 3 Fig. 4

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Power switch on/off Upper position: Power on Lower position: Power off Middle position: Auto on At this position the subwoofer amplifier is in a stand by mode, awaiting an input signal. When there is no signal, the amplifier is shut down. As soon as the signal appears, the amplifier switches on. If signal is absent, the amplifier will shut down automatically after a pre-determined period of time. The power indicator is red when the switch is at OFF position, and green when the switc

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pressure wave. You can use this position if you are unable to get a good integration between the subwoofer and main speakers. Equalizer on/off At “off” position, the amplifier will function normally without the effect of the 5-band equalizer. 5-band Equalizer Please refer to “Setting up EQ for the Room” High Level Inputs L&R These inputs should be connected to the left and right speaker terminals of your amplifier/receiver, if you intend to connect

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Connection Please see diagrams below for different method of connecting the subwoofer to your main amplifier/receiver. It may be possible to use alternative connecting methods. Please refer to the owner's manual of your amplifier/receiver or seek professional advice from your retailer or installer. CAUTION! Before switching power on, please make sure all connections are made properly, i.e., positive to positive, negative to negative. Connection method 1: Connecting the subwoofer using dedi

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Setting up EQ or the Room Play some familiar pieces of music that have prominent bass lines. Start with the EQ switched out and then adjust the EQ filters one by one switching the EQ in and out. It is better to start with the EQ cutting the frequencies and not boosting them. Remember that a 10 dB boost is adding ten times the power at that frequency so it would be easy to overload the system at high power levels with the EQ sliders set at maximum. Room Size and Room Position The size of the

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General Care The loudspeaker cabinet may be cleaned with a slightly damp cloth. Grilles should be kept on the speakers to protect the drive units when the speakers are not being played. Never use any solvents to clean any part of the system. The grille is held in place by pins near the edges. To remove the grille, grasp it by both top and bottom edges and pull gently. To replace the grille, reposition it carefully and press gently at the corners. Do not push on the center area of the grille

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C series-3G Specification Standard Cabinet Finish: Cherry/Classic Black(viny1) C-150 89 377x191x251 8.5 C-550 940x222x282 18.5 C-660 20-200 1050x257x322 23.5 30-20 C-880 92 20-250 1253x299x377 31 25-20 C-204 88 20-100 156x494x195 7.5 70-20 C-305 89 20-150 191x529x250 12 40-20 C-44 20-80 260x156x151 4 80-20 C-44W 20-80 259x263x91 3.75 80-20 C-45 89 20-100 259x287x143 5.75 2 4 C-11 Specifications Amplifier type Solid state Class A/B Power 160 watts continuous into 4 Ohm Proprietary 10” diaphragm

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