TM-360
Public Address Amplifier
Operating Manual
ASHLY AUDIO INC.
847 Holt Road Webster, NY 14580-9103 Phone: (585) 872-0010
Toll-Free: (800) 828-6308 Fax: (585) 872-0739 www.ashly.com
Operating Manual - TM-360 Public Address Amplifier
Important Safety Instructions
Consignes de sécurité à lire atten-
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle,
is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated "dangerous
voltage" within the product's enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude
to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons. The exclamation point
within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence
of important operating and maintenance instructions in the literature accompanying the device.
Le symbole de la flèche dans un triangle équilateral symbolisant la foudre
est prévu pour sensibiliser l’utilisateur à la présence de tension de voltage
non isolée à l’intérieur de l’appareil. Elle pourrait constituer un danger de
risque de décharge électrique pour les utilisateurs. Le point d’exclamation
dans le triangle équilatérale alerte l’utilisateur de la présence de consignes
qu’il doit d’abord consulter avant d’utiliser l’appareil.
1. Read these instructions.
2. Keep these instructions.
3. Heed all warnings.
4. Follow all instructions.
5. To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this apparatus to
rain or moisture.
6. Do not use this apparatus near water.
7. Clean only with dry cloth.
8. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
9. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers,
stoves, or other apparatus.
10. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding-type plug. A
polarized plug has two blades with one wider than the other. A grounding type
plug has two blades and a third grounding prong. The wide blade or the third
prong are provided for your safety. If the provided plug does not fit into your
outlet, consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.
11. Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs,
convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus.
12. Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.
13. Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by the
manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution when
moving the cart/apparatus combination to avoid injury from tip-over.
14. Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long
periods of time.
15. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when
the apparatus has been damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or plug
is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the
apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or
has been dropped.
1. Lisez ces instructions.
2. Conservez ces instructions.
3. Observez les avertissements.
4. Suivez ces instructions.
5. Pour réduire le risque de feu ou la décharge électrique, ne pas exposer cet
appareil pour pleuvoir ou l'humidité.
6. Ne pas utiliser l’appareil près de l’eau.
7. Le nettoyer à l’aide d’un tissus sec.
8. Ne pas bloquer les ouvertures de ventilation, installer selon les consignes du
fabricant.
9. Eloigner des sources de chaleur tel: radiateurs, fourneaux ou autres appareils
qui produisent de la chaleur.
10. Ne pas modifier ou amputer le système de la mise à terre. Une prise avec
mise à terre comprend deux lames dont une plus large ainsi qu’une mise à
terre: ne pas la couper ou la modifier. Si la prise murale n’accepte pas la fiche,
consulter un électricien pour qu’il remplace la prise désuète.
11. Protéger le cordon de secteur contre tous bris ou pincement qui pourraient
l’endommager, soit à la fiche murale ou à l’appareil.
12. N’employer que les accessoires recommandés par le fabricant.
13. N’utiliser qu’avec les systèmes de fixation,chariots, trépied ou autres, approuvés par le fabricant ou vendus avec l’appareil.
14. Débrancher l’appareil lors des orages électriques ou si inutilisé pendant une
longue période de temps.
15. Un entretient effectué par un centre de service accrédité est exigé si
l’appareil a été endommagé de quelque façon: si il a été exposé à la pluie,,
l’humidité ou s’il ne fonctionne pas normalement ou qu’il a été échappé.
FCC Compliance
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
1. This device may not cause harmful interference
2. This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
WARNING:
THIS APPARATUS MUST BE EARTHED
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Table Of Contents
Safety Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Front Panel Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Rear Panel Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Typical Application . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Speaker Wiring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Schematic Block Diagram . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Limited Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
‰‰Overview
The Ashly TM-360 is a table-top mixer and 60W mono amplifier suitable for applications that
require background music with priority paging from a single microphone. There are two line level
inputs and one mic/line input with switchable phantom power. Input 3 is a line input, input 2 is a line
input with priority over input 3, and input 1 is a mic/line input with priority over input 2. Main speaker
outputs include a 60 watt 4W connection as well as 25V and 70V outputs. 230V export versions have
60 watt 4W, 70V, and 100V outputs. A second zone output is available with a 1W 8W output as well as
a balanced 600W output, and an independent 600W PRE output is available as well.
All input and speaker connections use Euroblock connectors, with inputs 2 and 3 also using
summed mono dual RCA jacks. A rear panel DIP switch determines each input’s zone 2 assignment
status, inputs 1 and 2 priority (mute trigger) status, inputs 2 and 3 mute link status, low cut filter, and
phantom power status for input 1. The TM-360 has a power saving standby mode which can be triggered by audio inactivity or by contact closure. Please read this entire manual to fully understand the
features and proper use of this product.
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‰‰Front Panel Features
1) Input 2 Jack
This is a 3.5mm Tip Ring Sleeve (TRS) jack on the front panel that drives input 2. This jack is
very useful for connecting MP3 players, and overrides all input 2 connections on the back panel.
2) Input Signal LEDs
These LEDs flash when input signal is present.
3) Input Level Controls
These control the level of the three input channels.
4) Bass and Treble Controls
These control the bass and treble of the main amplifier output.
5) Master Volume Control
This controls the main amplifier output level. There is a separate rear panel level control for
zone 2 output.
6) Power LED
This LED lights blue when the unit is powered on and active, and red when in standby mode.
7) Power Switch
This switch turns the power on or off
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‰‰Rear Panel Features
1) AC Mains
This is the AC cord for connecting to 120VAC mains, 60Hz, 24W.
2) Main Speaker Outputs
This 5.08mm Euroblock connector is used for the main speaker output wiring. For low impedance speaker loads, minimum 4Ω, connect between the COM and 16V/4Ω pins. For 25V or 70V
speaker loads (70V and 100V output taps on 230VAC models), the LINK wire must first be installed
between the 16V/4Ω pin and OPT IN pin, then connect the speaker load between COM and 25V or
70V pins.
3) Zone 2 and Preamp Outputs
In addition to the main 60 Watt amplifier output, there is a separate ZONE 2 output which is a
switch selectable mix of channels 1, 2, or 3. This output is not effected by the priority ducking/mute
action or by the bass/treble EQ controls.
The ZONE-2 output provides two signals; 1) a low impedance output that is capable of continuously driving 1 Watt into an 8 Ohm loudspeaker, and 2) a 600 Ohms transformer balanced output.
Zone 2 output is controlled by the rear panel Zone 2 level control, as well as the three channel assign
DIP switches.
The PRE OUT connection is used for driving additional external devices with the same signal
that drives the main TM-360 power amplifier. The PRE OUT 600W output signal is taken before the
master volume control.
4) Zone 2 Level Control
This controls the level of the Zone 2 output signal.
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(rear panel features cont. .
5) Mix Configuration DIP Switches
Switches 1, 2, and 3: Zone 2 Assign
These assign each input to Zone 2 output, post-level control. There is no effect to the main
output mix.
Switches 4-5: VOX Trigger The TM-360 has the ability to trigger a mute on channel 2 or 3 from the presence of an audio
signal on channel 1 or 2. This is called Voice Operated Switching, or VOX. Input 2 has priority over
input 3, and input 1 has priority over input 2. Input 1 also has the ability to use a contact closure
trigger such as a mic push-to-talk switch for priority muting of channel 2. Additionally, input 1 can
be set to have priority over both inputs 2 and 3 together (see switch 6).
The TM-360 has audio detecting LEDs on each input. When the VOX TRIG switches are set
to ON for inputs 1 or 2, the same signal level which activates the LED is used as the VOX trigger.
VOX mutes the dependent channel until the trigger signal falls back below the LED threshold. Each
input features a rear panel gain trim that first optimizes the overall input sensitivity for each input,
but can also serve to fine-tune the sensitivity of the signal detector which creates the VOX trigger
point for each input.
Switch 6: Mute Link 2&3
When this switch is turned on, it sets the channel 1 VOX trigger or Manual Mute contact
closure to mute both channels 2 and 3. If only channel 2 is to be affected, leave it off.
Switch 7: Low-Cut Filter
This switch turns on a 400Hz 6dB/oct low-cut filter affecting the main and PRE outputs but not
the zone 2 outputs. This is useful for providing the proper EQ for paging horns.
Switch 8: CH 1 MIC Phantom Power
This provides +18V phantom power to input 1 for use with condenser and electret microphones.
6) Input 3 Connectors
3.5mm Euroblock connectors and summed stereo RCA jacks are used for input 3. If wiring an
unbalanced input signal into a balanced Euroblock input, be sure to ground the (-) input pin.
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7) Input 3 Gain Control
Input 3 gain trim range is adjustable from -10dB to +10dB
8) Input 2 Connectors
3.5mm Euroblock connectors and summed stereo RCA jacks are used for input 2. If wiring an
unbalanced input signal into a balanced Euroblock input, be sure to ground the (-) input pin.
9) Input 2 Gain Control
Input 2 gain trim range is adjustable from -10dB to +10dB. This control is also used to fine
tune the signal threshold that will trigger the muting of input 3.
10) Input 1 Connector
A 3.5mm Euroblock connector is used for input 1, and can be used as a mic level or line level
input. As a balanced line input, it can connect to a telephone paging system instead of a microphone.
If the input signal is unbalanced, be sure to ground the unused (-) input pin.
11) Input 1 Gain Control
Input 1 gain trim range is adjustable from 0dB to +50dB. A typical line level input setting
would be close to 0dB. A typical Microphone input setting would be closer to +50dB. This control
is also used to fine tune the signal threshold that will trigger the muting of input 2 (or inputs 2 and 3
if linked.
12a) Manual Mute Contact Closure
Contact Closure between pins 1 and G will mute input channel 2, or mute channels 2 and 3
together if they are linked using mix configuration switch #6. This is typically used when a microphone plugged into channel 1 has a push-to-talk switch, whereby the pressing of the switch not only
turns on the mic but also mutes the signal on channel 2, or channels 2 and 3 if they are linked. When
the switch is released, the signal on channels 2 and 3 returns.
12b) Master System Standby
The TM-360 has a power saving standby mode which can be triggered by 25 minutes of audio
inactivity, or by contact closure of the Master System Standby connector pins G & 2. When in
standby mode, the front panel power LED will turn red, changing back to blue for normal operating
mode. Standby mode is ended when there is audio signal present again, or when the Master System
Standby circuit is opened. Master system standby has priority over standby due to inactivity.
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‰‰Typical Application
Restaurant system
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‰‰Speaker Wiring
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‰‰Dimensions
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‰‰Schematic Block Diagram
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‰‰Specifications
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Ashly Audio Inc. LIMITED WARRANTY (USA ONLY)
(Other countries please contact your respective distributor or dealer)
For units purchased in the USA, warranty service for this unit shall be provided by ASHLY AUDIO, INC. in accordance with the following warranty statement.
ASHLY AUDIO, INC. warrants to the owner of this product that it will be free from defects in workmanship and
materials for a period of FIVE years from the original-date-of-purchase. ASHLY AUDIO INC. will without charge,
repair or replace at its discretion, any defective product or component parts upon prepaid delivery of the product to the
ASHLY AUDIO, INC. factory service department, accompanied with a proof of original-date-of-purchase in the form of
a valid sales receipt. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights, which vary from
state to state.
EXCLUSIONS: This warranty does not apply in the event of misuse, neglect, or as a result of unauthorized alterations or repairs made to the product. This warranty is void if the serial number is altered, defaced, or removed. ASHLY
AUDIO, INC. reserves the right to make changes in design, or make additions to, or improvements upon, this product
without any obligation to install the same on products previously manufactured.
Any implied warranties, which may arise under the operation of state law, shall be effective only for FIVE years
from the original-date-of-purchase of the product. ASHLY AUDIO, INC. shall be obligated to only correct defects in the
product itself. ASHLY AUDIO, INC. is not liable for any damage or injury, which may result from, or be incidental to, or
a consequence of, such defects. Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, or the exclusion, or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you.
OBTAINING WARRANTY SERVICE:
For warranty service in the United States, please follow this procedure:
1) Return the product to ASHLY AUDIO, INC. freight prepaid, with a written statement describing the defect
and application that the product is used in. ASHLY AUDIO, INC. will examine the product and perform any necessary
service, including replacement of defective parts, at no further cost to you.
2) Ship your product to:
ASHLY AUDIO, INC.
Attention: Service Department
847 Holt Road
Webster, NY 14580-9103
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Ashly Audio Inc
847 Holt Rd
Webster NY 14580
585-872-0010
toll free 800-828-6308
fax 585-872-0739
www.ashly.com
 2012 by Ashly Audio Corporation. All rights reserved worldwide.
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