Radio Shack PLXR5 User Manual

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2 WAY ELECTRONIC CROSSOVER

WITH SUBWOOFER REMOTE CONTROL

HIGH PERFORMANCE CAR AUDIO

MODEL:PLXR5

www.pyleaudio.com

INTRODUCTION

FEATURES:

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FUNCTIONS

1.SIGNAL INPUTS

To be connected to the output of the source unit.

2.LOW PASS SUBWOOFER OUTPUT TERMINALS

To be connected to the subwoofer channel amplifier left/right inputs.

3.HIGH PASS CHANNEL OUTPUT TERMINALS

To be connected to the channel amplifier left/right inputs.

4.FUSE

This crossover uses a 1-amp,blade-typefuses for protection from power surges or a short circuit.

5.POWER INPUT TERMINAL (12V)

To be connected to the positive terminal of your vehicle battery or other constant +12V source.

6.REMOTE TURN-ONINPUT TERMINAL (REMOTE)

To be connected to the remote control wire or antenna lead of the source unit for remote ON/OFF.

7.GROUND INPUT TERMINAL

To be wired to the vehicle's chassis ground.

8.POWER INDICATOR

This indicator lights up when the internal switching power supply is activated and the unit is operational.

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FUNCTIONS

9.HIGH PASS GAIN CONTROL

For adjusting the channel output signal level.

10.SUBWOOFER STEREO/MONO SWITCH

For selection of stereo or mono mode subwoofer output.

11.HIGH-PASSFREQUENCY SELECTOR

For selection of high-passcrossover frequency between 80 Hz and 2.5KHz

12.PHASE INVERTER

Position the switch to the "180" position shifts the subwoofer output signals 180 degrees out-of-phaserelative to the front and rear output signals.

13.BASS-BOOSTLEVEL CONTROL (45Hz)

For increasing the Bass boost level up to +12dB.

14.LOW PASS SUBWOOFER FREQUENCY SELECTOR

For selection of the low-passcrossover frequency for the subwoofer channel between 35 Hz and 400 Hz.

15.SUBWOOFER OUTPUT LEVEL REMOTE CONTROL TERMINAL.

To be connected to the remote control for exclusive maneuver of the subwoofer output level, and the subwoofer output level control on the unit ("16" below) is bypassed.

16.LOW PASS SUBWOOFER OUTPUT GAIN CONTROL

For adjusting the subwoofer channel output signal level.

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ELECTRICAL & AUDIO CONNECTIONS

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ELECTRICAL & AUDIO CONNECTIONS

Precautions

1.To prevent short circuits, be sure to disconnect the negative battery ground lead before wiring the system up.

2.When you finish the installation, be sure to make one more check to be sure everything is done correctly.

3.Reinstate all car parts that were removed.

4.Reconnect the negative battery ground lead.

Primary Wiring Descriptions

ELECTRICAL

PRIME CONNECTION

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

12V

BATTERY +

Connect to the positive battery terminal

 

 

(constant + 12V source)

 

 

 

GROUND

GROUND -

Connect to the vehicle's chassis ground

 

 

(check for good ground)

 

 

 

REMOTE

REMOTE B+(12V)

Connect to the remote control wire(or the

 

 

electrical antenna) of the car radio/cassette

 

 

deck

 

 

 

INPUT

RADIO/TAPE

Connect from pre-ampoutput of radio/tape

 

PLAYER TO

player (or CD) into

 

CROSSOVER MODULE

 

 

 

 

HIGH PASS

CROSSOVER MODULE

Connect from "high-passoutput" of

OUTPUT

TO ANY AMPLIFIER

CROSSOVER module to any amplifier input.

 

 

 

LOW PASS

CROSSOVER MODULE

Connect from low-passsub-wooferoutput of

OUTPUT

TO SUB-WOOFER

CROSSOVER to sub-wooferamplifier input.

 

AMPLIFIER

 

 

 

 

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NOISE CHECK & SYSTEM ADJUSTMENT

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TROUBLE SHOOTING GUIDE

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INSTALLATION

INSTALLATION

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SPECIFICATIONS

SPECIFICATIONS

Power source:

14.4 volts DC negative ground

Input current

0.5 amp max

Distortion:

0.01% THD at 1 V output level

Frequency response:

10Hz-30KHz±3 dB

S/N ratio (A weighted):

>95dB

Separation:

60 dB

Crossover frequencies (continuously variable):

Low-pass:

35-400Hz

High-pass:

80-2.5KHz

Crossover slope rate:

12 dB per octave 2nd Order Butter worth

Subwoofer boost:

Single octave + 12dB at 45 Hz

Input impedance :

> 10K Ohms

Output impedance

<1K Ohms

Output voltage level:

5 volts max

Dimensions:

160mm (W) x 130mm (D) x 37mm (H)

FEATURES AND SPECIFICATIONS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND / OR IMPROVEMENT

WITHOUT NOTICE.

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