Ashly nXp1.52 Network Power Amplifier

Ashly nXp1.52 Network Power Amplifier

Ashly nXp1.52 Network Power Amplifier

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Ashly nXp1.52 Network Power Amplifier

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  • Ashly EMS
  • 70V, 100V Rated
  • Uses Neutrik Components
  • High-Z / Low-Z Selectable
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  • 1Description

The nXp1.52 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.

The Network Power Amplifier adds 32-bit SHARC DSP processing (with 48 kHz and 96 kHz sampling) as standard equipment for comprehensive audio processing, with built-in signal generator for test tone, and noise-masking. Plus, you get precision load impedance monitoring on each amplifier channel output.

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
Remote DC level control on each input channel
Ethernet port for use with control and monitoring of amplifier functions, with front panel COM activity LED
Neutrik powerCON detachable AC mains connector
Switch mode power supply automatically detects 120 or 240 VAC operation
Extensive protection circuitry, continuously variable cooling fans
Multiple independent internal power supplies provide increased channel separation and reliability
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
Dynamics, gain, equalization, 2x4 or 4x4 matrix mixer, crossover, delay, metering, and signal generator functions for test and noise masking applications
Precision swept load impedance monitoring of each amplifier channel for quick and easy diagnosis of sound system problems remotely via Ethernet
In the Box
Ashly nXp1.52 Network Power Amplifier
  • Limited 5-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    General
    Voltage Gain Selectable at 26 dB, 32 dB, 38 dB, or 1.4 V

    0 dBu = 0.775 VRMS

    Damping Factor >250 (8 Ω load <1 kHz)
    Filter Input High Pass Filter: 80 Hz 2nd order
    Distortion <0.5% SMPTE, typical
    <0.5% THD-N, typical (8 Ω, 10 dB below rated power, 20 Hz to 20 kHz)
    Channel Separation -75 dB (dB from full output, 1 kHz)
    Signal / Noise 20 Hz to 20 kHz, un-weighted
    >114 dB (all 3.0x models)
    Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20 kHz, ±0.05 dB
    Connector Balanced Input Connector: Euroblock 3.5 mm, 1/4" TRS and XLR combo jack
    Input Impedance 10 kΩ
    Maximum Input Level +21 dBu
    Speaker Output Connector: Neutrik & speakON
    Network Control Network: Compatible with standard 100 MB Ethernet
    AUX Outputs Connector: Balanced Euroblock 3.5 mm
    Maximum Output: 21 dBu
    Contact Closure Remote Standby: Euroblock 3.5 mm, close contact to GND for standby mode
    Preset Recall: Euroblock 3.5 mm, close contact to GND for preset 1-4 recall
    Data Data Connection: Euroblock 3.5 mm - Gnd, +18 V, In, Out
    Level Control Remote DC: Euroblock 3.5 mm - Gnd, CV, V+ per input
    Attenuation Front panel, software, offset link group, and remote per channel
    fully off = mute
    Amplifier Amplifier Protection: Inrush current limitation, temperature monitoring, output over-power protection, mains fuses
    Cooling Continuously variable temperature controlled axial fan(s)
    Environmental Non-condensing 32 to 113ºF (0 to 45ºC)
    Power Requirements
    Power At 50 Hz
    Nominal (Automatic Sensing SMPS): 120 VAC
    Operating Range: 70 to 135 VAC
    Minimum Power-Up: 85 VAC

    At 60 Hz
    Nominal (Automatic Sensing SMPS): 240 VAC
    Operating Range: 140 to 270 VAC
    Minimum Power-Up: 170 VAC
    Connector Power Cable Connector: 20 A powerCON
    Output For Maximum Output Power Per Channel, EIAJ Test Standard, 1 kHz, 20 Hz to 20 kHz, 1% THD & Low Z Output:

    2 Ω: 1,500 W
    4 Ω: 1,500 W
    8 Ω: 1,250 W

    For Low Z output, Bridge Mode, 20 Hz to 20 kHz & 1% THD:
    4 Ω: 3,000 W

    For Output Per Channel:
    70 V: 1,500 W
    100 V: 1,250 W

    All Channels Driven

    Power Draw Sleep Mode: < 1 W
    Standby Mode: 40 W
    Idle (No Signal): 55 W

    All Channels Driven

    Current Draw For 120 VAC
    Sleep Mode: 0.1 A
    Standby Mode: 0.70 A
    Idle (No Signal): 1.00 A

    For 240 VAC
    Sleep Mode: 0.05 A
    Standby Mode: 0.35 A
    Idle (No Signal): 0.05 A
     

    Maximum for all Channels Driven:
     

    For 120 VAC
    Typical: 8.0 A
     

    For 240 VAC
    Typical: 4.0 A

    Dissipation Thermal Dissipation: <br> Sleep Mode: <3.4 BTU/hr <br>
    Standby Mode: 136 BTU/hr<br>

    Idle (no signal): 187 BTU/hr<br>

    Typical (1 / 8 Max Power): 850 BTU/hr

    All Channels Driven

    LED Indicators Front Panel LED Indicators: White LED:
    Power Switch: On, off, standby (flashing)

    Red LED:
    Clip / Mute Per Channel: Clip @ 1 dB below full output / mute
    Protect: On, Off

    Green LED:
    Signal Per Channel: -18 dBu
    Bridge Per Channel Pair: On, off
    Com: On, for Ethernet data or device ID
    Current Per Channel: Proportional to output

    Yellow LED:
    Temperature Per Channel: On dim at 90% max operating temperature, full bright + protect at 100%
    Sleep: On, amplifier is asleep from audio inactivity
    Disable: On, power switch & front panel attenuators are disabled
    Processor
    Input Source Protēa DSP
    Options: Analog, auto (net, AES3, analog) Note: All DSP functions can be linked to 1 of 16 link groups
    Limiter Brick Wall Limiter: Threshold: -20 to 20 dBu
    Ratio: Infinite
    Attack: 0.2 to 50 ms/dB
    Release: 5 to 1000 ms/dB
    Control Advanced Gate Controls: Key Engage Enable: Yes
    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
    EQ Type For 31-Band
    Filter Type: Constant Q or proportional
    Bandwidth: 0.499 octave to 0.25 octave

    For Parametric 2,4,6, or 10 Band
    Frequency: 20 to 20 kHz
    Level: -30 to 15 dB
    Q Value: 0.016 to 3.995 octave
    For Hi / Low Shelf 6 / 12 dB/octave
    Frequency: 20 Hz to 20 kHz
    Level: -15 to 15 dB

    For All Pass
    Frequency: 20 Hz to 20 kHz

    For Variable Q HP / LP
    Frequency: 20 Hz to 20 kHz
    Q Value: 3.047 to 0.267

    For Notch / Bandpass
    Frequency: 20 Hz to 20 kHz
    Q Value: 92.436 to 0.267
    Crossover 2 Way, 3 Way, 4 Way Crossover & High Pass / Low Pass Filters
    Bessel & Butterworth Filters: 12 / 18 / 24 / 48 dB/octave
    Linkwitz-Riley Filter: 12 / 24 / 48 dB / octave
    Frequency: Off, 20 Hz to 20 kHz
    Delay Sampling Rate: At 48kHz (Input Time, Distance & Temperature)
    Speaker Delay: 0 to 21 ms
    Delay: 0 to 682 ms At 96 kHz (Input Time, Distance & Temperature)
    Speaker Delay: 0 to 10.6 ms
    Delay: 0 to 341 ms
    Audio Metering Range: -60 to 20 dBu
    Increments: 1 dB
    Peak Hold Indicator: Yes
    Signal Generator Pink Noise, White Noise, Sine Wave
    Signal Level: Off, -50 to 20 dBu
    Sine Wave Frequency: 20 Hz to12 kHz
    Processor Input A/D, Output D/A: 24 bit
    DSP Processors: 32-bit floating point
    Sample Rates: 48 kHz, 96 kHz
    Propagation Delay @ 48 kHz: 1.42 ms
    Propagation Delay @ 96 kHz: 0.71 ms
    Mixer Gain (0.5 dB Increments): Off, -50 to 12dB
    Mute: Per channel
    Auto-mixer Enabled: Per channel
    Global Auto-mixer Response: 0.01 to 2 sec
    Enable Ducking at Mixer: Yes
    Ducking LED: Per channel if enabled Metering: Level, auto-mixer level
    Filters Number: 12 In/Out per filter: Yes
    Lock per filter and global lock: Yes
    Filter Modes: Float, Restricted, Manual
    Filter Type: Notch, Parametric
    Filter Frequency Range: 20 Hz to 20 kHz
    Notch Filter: -∞
    Parametric Filter: 15 dB to -30 dB
    Filter Bandwidth: 0.016 to 3.995 octave
    Detector Sensitivity: 5 levels
    Float Time: 5 minutes to 24 hours

    Only available with 48 kHz sampling rate

    Compressor
    Threshold -20 to 20 dBu
    Ratio 1.2:1 to infinite
    Attack 0.2 to 50 ms
    Release 5 to 1000 ms/dB
    Detectors Peak / average
    Attenuation 2 available
    Metering In, out, attenuation, graphical
    Controls
    Level Target Level: -40 to 20 dBu
    Action Type Gentle, normal, aggressive, user defined
    Maximum Gain 0 to 22 dB
    Metering Input, gain, attenuation
    Ratio 1.2:1 to 10:1
    Threshold -30 to 0 dB
    Gain 5 to 1000 ms/dB
    Hold 0 to 6 seconds
    Noise Characteristics
    Gain Maximum: -20 to 20 dB
    Minimum Base: -40 to 20 dB
    Gain Adjustment Range 0.2 to 20 s/dB
    Groups Link Groups: 16 available
    Input Channels ANC: 1 to 2 or 1 to 4
    Threshold Range Noise: -40 to 20 dBu
    Ratio Program/Ambient Gain: 0.3:1 to 3:1
    Metering Input level, attenuation, average noise
    Ducking Trigger Threshold: -80 to 20 dBu
    Ducking Release: 5 to 1000 ms/dB
    Ducking Depth: 0 to -30 dB, -∞
    Enable Ducking at Matrix Mixer: Yes
    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
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 19.0 x 3.5 x 16.8" (482.6 x 89.0 x 426.7 mm)
    Weight < 28.0 lb (12.7 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 26.0 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 19.0 x 16.0 x 4.0"

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