Ashly NXE1.54 Network Power Amplifier

Ashly NXE1.54 Network Power Amplifier

Ashly NXE1.54 Network Power Amplifier

B&H # ASNXE1.54 MFR # NXE1.54
Ashly NXE1.54 Network Power Amplifier

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  • Ashly EMS
  • 70V, 100V Rated
  • Uses Neutrik Components
  • High-Z / Low-Z Selectable

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The NXE1.54 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
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Ashly NXE1.54 Network Power Amplifier
  • Limited 5-Year Warranty
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    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: 70 W
    Idle (no signal): 100 W
    Current Draw Current Draw 120VAC Mains (divide in half for 240V)

    Sleep Mode: 0.1 A
    Standby Mode: 1.30 A
    Idle (no signal): 1.85 A
    Maximum Current Draw All Channels Driven, Divide by 2 for 240VAC
    Typical: 16.0 A
    Dissipation Thermal Dissipation BTU/hr, All Channels Driven

    Sleep Mode: <3.4
    Standby Mode: 238
    Idle (no signal): 340
    Typical (1/8 max power): 1,700
    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)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 27.0 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 19.0 x 16.0 x 4.0"

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