Nady Systems SPM 6600-8600 User Manual

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SPM SERIES

Stereo Powered Mixer With Internal DSP Effects

Congratulations on your choice of stereo powered mixers — you have purchased one of the finest stereo powered mixing units on the market today. This unit was developed using the expertise of professional sound engineers and working musicians. You will find that your new NADY AUDIO SPM 6600/8600 has superior performance and greater flexibility than any other stereo powered mixer 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 stereo powered mixing unit.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

WARNING .................................................................................................................................................................

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

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

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Inspection .................................................................................................................................................

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Setup and Operation ................................................................................................................................

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

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Mono Input Section ...................................................................................................................................

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2. 7-Band Stereo Graphic Equalizer Section ................................................................................................

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3. Digital Effect Section .................................................................................................................................

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Master Control Section .............................................................................................................................

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Input / Output Jacks ................................................................................................................................

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Rear Panel ..............................................................................................................................................

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Speakers Connection Examples ..............................................................................................................

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CONNECTIONS .....................................................................................................................................................

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

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BLOCK DIAGRAM .................................................................................................................................................

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WARNING

An equilateral triangle enclosing a lightening flash/arrowhead symbol is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage” within the product’s enclosure which may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock.

ATTENTION: RISQUE DE CHOC ELECTRIQUE NE PAS OUVRIR

An equilateral triangle enclosing an exclamation point is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and service instructions in the literature enclosed with this unit.

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.

FEATURES

Offering top-of-the-line performance, features, ease of operating flexibility, and rugged construction for long-life reliability, the SPM Series is the best choices available in stereo powered mixers.

SPM 6600 — 6 balanced or unbalanced XLR mic inputs and 6 balanced or unbalanced 1/4" TRS mono line inputs

SPM 8600 — 8 balanced or unbalanced XLR mic inputs and 8 balanced or unbalanced 1/4" TRS mono line inputs

Dual 300 watt X2 (@4 Ohms) amplifiers can be switched to power stereo, or mains and monitor speakers, or deliver 600 watts @8 Ohms/750 watts @4 Ohms bridged mono. Advanced design features include temperature limiting, short circuit current limiting, speaker DC protection circuits, L/R Protect LED warning indicators for utmost safety and reliability and power ON/OFF anti-thump circuit for quietest operation

Built-in DSP (Digital Sound Processor) for ECHO (REVERB) with 16 natural sounding selectable preset level and echo intervals and separate DSP Send and Master DSP Mix control, and numeric LED display

Each channel includes stereo pan, level, and DSP/Aux controls, 3 band EQ and input signal 20dB pad switches

7 band stereo master graphics EQ's

Selectable global 48V phantom power on XLR mic inputs

5 LED stereo level display with switchable level meter (L-R/Main-Monitor)

Left, Right and Main Master, and Monitor Out level controls

Master section also includes stereo tape input and stereo recording output RCA jacks with Tape In level control, stereo Master Mix and mono Monitor Mix 1/4" outputs, Aux Send and stereo Aux 1,2 Returns with master Aux Send and Aux 1, 2 Return controls, and master DSP/MIX control

All EQ and PAN controls have center detents

Rugged road carrying case with reinforced corners and carrying handles for long life and easy portability

Dimensions & Weights:

SPM 6600: 11.8” x 18.8” x 12” (30.5 cm x 47.7 cm x 30 cm), 43 lbs. (19.5 Kg)

SPM 8600: 11.8” x 18.8” x 12” (30.5 cm x 47.7 cm x 30 cm), 44 lbs. (19.9 Kg)

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