Nady Systems 3WA-1700 User Manual

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OWNER’S MANUAL

3WA-1700

3-CHANNEL PROFESSIONAL POWER AMPLIFIER

3WA-1700

3-CHANNEL PROFESSIONAL POWER AMPLIFIER

Congratulations on your choice of the NADY 3WA-1700 power amplifier — you have purchased one of the finest power amplifiers on the market today. This unit was developed using the expertise of professional sound engineers and working musicians. You will find that your new 3WA-1700 amplifier has superior performance and greater flexibility than any other amplifier in its price range. Please read this manual carefully to get the most out of your new unit. Thanks for selecting NADY AUDIO as your choice in power amplifiers.

F E AT U R E S

Offering top power, superior performance and full professional operating features in a roadworthy compact chassis, the 3WA-1700 amplifier is perfect for even the most demanding sound reinforcement installation and touring applications.

This 3-way amp allows you to power your left and right main speakers AND your subwoofers, with no crossover necessary, all from one 2u rack chassis. The 3WA-1700 easily powers four

8Ω speakers for the stereo mains and two 8Ω subwoofers with 450W of power per channel plus a whopping 800W for the subs! A perfect amp for DJ's, traveling bands, or small clubs.

Selectable internal Low Pass Filter can be adjusted from 50Hz to 250Hz to maximize the tight punch of your subs.

Filter / Source switch – to enable the internal low-pass filter and use the left and right input signals for the subwoofer – or to disable the internal filter to either use an external active crossover or use the Sub channel to pass full-range signals for monitor feeds or sound reinforcement.

Selectable Low Cut Filter to minimize muddy bass and stage rumble.

Balanced XLR and 1/4" TRS inputs; binding post (banana plug) outputs, detent volume controls for each channel.

Full safety/reliability features: 4 variable speed fans for ultimate cooling; noise-free on-off; built-in DC offset; independent DC and thermal overload protection on each channel; short circuit and speaker protection.

Power ON, Signal, Clipping, and Protect LED indicators for each channel.

Roadworthy, rugged double rack space (2U) housing.

~115(60Hz) IEC power cord connector and 3AG fuse holder.

Power Output Ch 1 & 2: 2 x 450W @ 4Ω, Subwoofer: 800W @ 4Ω

Dimensions (HxWxD): 3.5” x 19.0” x 17.2” (88.8x483x436mm)

Weight: 46.2 lbs. (21Kg)

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FEATURES ................................................................................

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CONTROLS AND CONNECTIONS............................................

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INSTALLATION ..........................................................................

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Rack Mounting ........................................................................

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INPUT CONNECTIONS..............................................................

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SPEAKER CONNECTIONS ......................................................

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SPECIFICATIONS ......................................................................

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WA R N I N G

IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

When using this electronic device, basic precautions should always be taken, including the following:

1.Read all instructions before using the product.

2.Do not use this product near water (e.g., near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink, in a wet basement, or near a swimming pool, etc.).

3.This product should be used only with a cart or stand that will keep it level and stable and prevent wobbling.

4.This product, in combination with headphones or speakers, may be capable of producing sound levels that could cause permanent hearing loss. Do not operate for a long period of time at a high volume level or at a level that is uncomfortable. If you experience any hearing loss or ringing in the ears, you should consult an audiologist.

5.The product should be positioned so that proper ventilation is maintained.

6.The product should be located away from heat sources such as radiators, heat vents, or other devices (including amplifiers) that produce heat.

7.The product should be connected to a power supply only of the type described in the operating instructions or as marked on the product. Replace the fuse only with one of the specified type, size, and correct rating.

8.The power supply cord should: (1) be undamaged, (2) never share an outlet or extension cord with other devices so that the outlet’s or extension cord’s power rating is exceeded, and (3) never be left plugged into the outlet when not being used for a long period of time.

9.Care should be taken so that objects do not fall into, and liquids are not spilled through, the enclosure’s openings.

10.The product should be serviced by qualified service personnel if:

A.The power supply cord or the plug has been damaged.

B.Objects have fallen into, or liquid has been spilled onto the product.

C.The product has been exposed to rain.

D.The product does not appear to operate normally or exhibits a marked change in performance.

E.The product has been dropped, or the enclosure damaged.

11.Do not attempt to service the product beyond what is described in the user maintenance instructions. All other servicing should be referred to qualified service personnel.

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