Nady Systems XA-300 User Manual

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OWNER’S MANUAL

MPLIFIER

XA-300

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STEREO POWER AMPLIFIERS

 

XA-300

S T E R E O P O W E R A M P L I F I E R

Congratulations on your choice of the NADY AUDIO XA-300 stereo power amplifier — you have purchased one of the finest stereo 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 XA-300 amplifier has superior performance and greater flexibility than any other amplifiers 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 power amplifiers.

FEATURES

Offering top power, superior performance and full professional operating features in a roadworthy compact chassis, the XA-300 amplifier is perfect for even the most demanding sound reinforcement installation and touring applications.

Full operating features: volume controls; parallel balanced XLR and 1/4" TRS inputs; stereo (dual channel), parallel-input, or bridged mono operating modes with selector switch; binding post (banana plug) outputs

Full safety/reliability features: 3 variable speed fans for cooling; soft-start turn on, noise-free on-off; built-in DC offset; independent DC and thermal overload protection on each channel; short circuit and speaker protection; built-in current limiter

Power ON and Protect LED’s; Signal and Clipping LED indicators for each channel

Switching power supply for most reliable operation and lightweight portability

Roadworthy, rugged double rack space (2U) housing

~115(60Hz)/~230V(50Hz) AC select switch and IEC power cord connector with built-in fuse

XA-300 - 2 x 150W @ 4Ω, Bridged mono: 300W @ 8Ω (2Ω and 4Ω Bridged not recommended)

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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

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

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FRONT & REAR PANEL CONNECTIONS ................................

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

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

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

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

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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.

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