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Ashly NXE1.52 Network Power Amplifier

B&H # ASNXE1.52 Mfr # NXE1.52
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You Pay: $2,575.00
Product Highlights
  • Ashly EMS
  • 70V, 100V Rated
  • Uses Neutrik Components
  • High-Z / Low-Z Selectable

The NXE1.52 Network Power Amplifier from Ashly Audio is the networkable version of the nX amplifier. It comes with Ethernet control, serial data control, aux preamp outputs, instant standby mode, preset recall, fault condition logic outputs, and optional network audio and digital audio capability. All these are controlled using Ashly Audio's Protea software suite. This amplifier is designed to meet the most demanding live sound and fixed installation sound systems in stadiums, arenas, performance venues, worship spaces, and convention centers.

2-channel high-output, lightweight amplifier with programmable output on each channel 1
Power saving, Energy Management System (Ashly EMS) automatic <1W sleep mode is defeatable 2
Front panel power switch and level controls can be disabled for security 3
Neutrik Combo XLR: 1/4" TRS jack plus Euroblock input connectors
Neutrik speakON twist locking loudspeaker connectors for security, safety, and reliability
Rear panel DIP switches per channel for selection of high pass filter, limiter, input gain, and High-Z or Low-Z speaker output configuration
Ethernet port for use with control and monitoring of amplifier functions, with front panel COM activity LED
Serial data port for use with Ashly remote control devices, or RS-232 converter (sold separately) for third party controllers (INA-1)
Uses Protea software to remotely disable all front panel controls, including the on/off switch, for a tamper-proof installation
Real-time clock with event scheduler
Instant standby mode, 30% reduction in power consumption with on/off triggered by contact closure, software control, or event scheduler
Programmable power-on delay
Preset recall via contact closure, software control, remote control, or event scheduler
Auxiliary preamplifier outputs and fault condition logic outputs
Cobranet or Dante network audio (sold separately) and AES3 digital audio input with pass-through
Ducking at mixer, peak hold indicator, in/out per filter, key engage, lock per filter, and global lock
General Specifications
Maximum Output Power Max Output Power Per Channel, EIAJ Test Standard
2 Ω: 1,500 W, 4 Ω: 1,500 W , 8 Ω: 1,250 W

Low Z output, Bridge Mode, 20Hz to 20kHz, 1%THD, All Channels Driven
4 Ω: 3,000 W

70 V, 100 V Output, All Channels Driven
70 V (per channel): 1,500 W
100 V (per channel): 1,250 W
Power Draw Total Power Draw All Channels Driven

Sleep Mode: <1 W
Standby Mode: 40 W
Idle (no signal): 55 W
Current Draw Current Draw 120VAC Mains (divide in half for 240V)

Sleep Mode: 0.1 A
Standby Mode: 0.70 A
Idle (no signal): 1.00 A
Maximum Current Draw All Channels Driven, Divide by 2 for 240VAC
Typical: 8.0 A
Dissipation Thermal Dissipation BTU/hr, All Channels Driven

Sleep Mode: <3.4
Standby Mode: 136
Idle (no signal): 187
Typical (1/8 max power): 850
Power Requirements Power Requirements (@ 50/60Hz)

Nominal (Automatic Sensing SMPS)@ 50 Hz
Nominal (Automatic Sensing SMPS): 120 VAC
Operating Range: 70 to 135 VAC
Minimum Power-Up: 85 VAC

Power Requirements @ 60Hz

Nominal (Automatic Sensing SMPS): 240 VAC
Operating Range: 140 to 270 VAC
170 VAC
Power Connector Power Cable Connector: 20 A powerCON
Input Source Input Source Select Options (Protea DSP): Analog, Auto (Net, AES3, Analog)
Limiter Brick Wall Limiter (Protea DSP)

Threshold: -20 to +20 dBu
Ratio: Infinite
Attack: 0.2 to 50 ms/dB
Release: 5 to 1000 ms/dB
Compressor Threshold: -20 to +20 dBu
Ratio: 1.2:1 to infinite
Attack: 0.2 to 50 ms
Release: 5 to 1000 ms/dB
Detector: Peak / average
Attenuation Bus: 2 available
Metering: In, out, attenuation, graphical
Control Autoleveler Controls

Target Level: -40 to +20 dBu
Action: Gentle, normal, aggressive, user defined
Maximum Gain: 0 to +22 dB
Metering: Input, Gain, Attenuation
Ratio: 1.2:1 to 10:1
Threshold Below Target: -30 to 0 dB
Gain Increase/Decrease Rate: 5 to 1000 ms/dB
Hold Time: 0 to 6 s
Noise Ambient Noise Compensation: Output Only

Max Gain: -20 to +20 dB
Min/Base Gain: -40 to +20 dB
Gain Change Rate: 0.2 to 20 s/dB
Link Group: 16 available
ANC Input Channel: 1 to 2 or 1 to 4
Noise Threshold: -40 to +20 dBu
Program/Ambient Gain Ratio: 0.3:1 to 3:1
Metering: Input level, Attenuation, Average noise
Ducking Ducking: High/Low Priority, Trigger, Filibuster, Ducked Program

Trigger Threshold: -80 to +20 dBu
Ducking Release: 5 to 1000 ms / dB
Ducking Depth: 0 to -30 dB, -∞
Metering: Input
Gate Threshold: -80 to +20 dBu
Range: off, 100 to 0 dB
Attack: 0.2 to 50 ms/dB
Release: 5 to 1000 ms/dB
Metering: Key signal, Gate LED, graphical

Advanced Gate Controls

Key Frequency: 20 Hz to 20 kHz
Key Bandwidth: 0.016 to 3.995 octave
Gain Gain (with/without VCA): -50 to +12 dB, off, polarity invert
Digital VCA Groups: 4 available
Remote RD8C Gain: Enable per channel, 0 dB to -∞
WR-5 (neWR-5) Remote Gain: 0 to -50 dB, mute
Band 31-Band

Filter Type: Constant Q or proportional
Bandwidth: 0.499 to 0.25 oct

Parametric 2,4,6, or 10 Band
Frequency: 20 Hz to 20 kHz
Level: -30 to +15 dB
Q Value: 0.016 to 3.995 octave

Hi/Low Shelf 6/12 dB/oct
Frequency: 20 Hz to 20 kHz
Level: -15 to +15 dB

All Pass
Frequency: 20 Hz to 20 kHz
Variable Q HP/LP
Frequency: 20 Hz to 20 kHz
Q Value: 3.047 to 0.267
Frequency: 20 Hz to 20 kHz
Q Value: 92.436 to 0.267
Filters: 12
Filter Modes: Float, restricted, manual
Filter Type: Notch, parametric
Filter Frequency Range: 20 Hz to 20 kHz
Notch Filter: -∞
Parametric Filter: +15 to -30 dB
Filter Bandwidth: 0.016 to 3.995 octave
Detector Sensitivity: 5 levels
Float Time: 5 minutes to 24 hours
Bessel & Butterworth Filters: 12/18/24/48 dB/oct
Linkwitz-Riley Filter: 12/24/48 dB/oct
Frequency: Off, 20 Hz to 20 kHz
Speaker Delay: 0 to 21 ms
Delay: 0 to 682 ms
Speaker Delay: 0 to 10.6 ms
Delay: 0 to 341 ms
Audio Metering Range: -60 to +20 dBu
Increments: 1 dB
Signal Level: Off, -50 to +20 dBu
Sine Wave Frequency: 20 Hz to 12 kHz
Matrix Type Matrix Mixer

Gain (0.5dB increments): Off, -50 to +12 dB
Mute: Per channel
Auto-mixer Enabled: Per channel
Global Auto-mixer Response: 0.01 to 2 sec
Ducking LED: Per channel if enabled
Metering: Level, auto-mixer level
Processor Input A/D, Output D/A: 24-bit
DSP Processors: 32-bit floating point
Sample Rates: 48, 96 kHz
Propagation Delay @ 48kHz: 1.42 ms
Propagation Delay @ 96kHz: 0.71 ms
Other Specifications
Cooling Continuously variable temperature controlled axial fan(s)
Environmental Non Condensing: 32 to 113⁰F ( 0 to 45⁰C)
Dimensions (W x H x D) 19.0 x 3.5 x 16.8" (483.0 x 89.0 x 428.0 mm)
Weight <28 lb (12.7 kg)
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