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User's Manual
X34SW
3-WAY STEREO
CROSSOVER PLUS SUBWOOFER
R
LTO
www.altoproaudio.com
Version 2.3 September 2005
English
Fuse
SAFETY RELATED SYMBOLS
To prevent fire and damage to the product, use only
the recommended fuse type as indicated in this
manual. Do not short-circuit the fuse holder. Before
replacing the fuse, make sure that the product is
OFF and disconnected from the AC outlet.
CAUTION
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
This symbol, wherever used, alerts you to the presence of un-insulated and dangerous voltages within the product enclosure. These are voltages that
may be sufficient to constitute the risk of electric
shock or death.
Protective Ground
Before turning the product ON, make sure that it is
connected to Ground. This is to prevent the risk of
electric shock.
This symbol, wherever used, alerts you to important operating and maintenance instructions.
Please read.
Never cut internal or external Ground wires. Likewise,
never remove Ground wiring from the Protective
Ground Terminal.
Protective Ground Terminal
Operating Conditions
AC mains (Alternating Current)
Always install in accordance with the manufacturer's
instructions.
Hazardous Live Terminal
ON:
To avoid the risk of electric shock and damage, do
not subject this product to any liquid/rain or moisture.
Do not use this product when in close proximity to
water.
Denotes the product is turned on.
OFF: Denotes the product is turned off.
WARNING
Do not install this product near any direct heat source.
Describes precautions that should be observed to
prevent the possibility of death or injury to the user.
Do not block areas of ventilation. Failure to do so
could result in fire.
CAUTION
Keep product away from naked flames.
Describes precautions that should be observed to
prevent damage to the product.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Read these instructions
Disposing of this product should not be
placed in municipal waste and should be
Separate collection.
Follow all instructions
Keep these instructions. Do not discard.
Heed all warnings.
WARNING
Only use attachments/accessories specified by the
manufacturer.
Power Supply
Ensure that the mains source voltage (AC outlet)
matches the voltage rating of the product. Failure
to do so could result in damage to the product and
possibly the user.
Power Cord and Plug
Do not tamper with the power cord or plug. These are
designed for your safety.
Unplug the product before electrical storms occur
and when unused for long periods of time to reduce
the risk of electric shock or fire.
Do not remove Ground connections!
External Connection
Protect the power cord and plug from any physical
stress to avoid risk of electric shock.
If the plug does not fit your AC outlet seek advice from
a qualified electrician.
Always use proper ready-made insulated mains
cabling (power cord). Failure to do so could result
in shock/death or fire. If in doubt, seek advice from
a registered electrician.
Do not place heavy objects on the power cord. This
could cause electric shock or fire.
Cleaning
When required, either blow off dust from the product
or use a dry cloth.
Do Not Remove Any Covers
Within the product are areas where high voltages
may present. To reduce the risk of electric shock do
not remove any covers unless the AC mains power
cord is removed.
Do not use any solvents such as Benzol or Alcohol.
For safety, keep product clean and free from dust.
Servicing
Covers should be removed by qualified service
personnel only.
No user serviceable parts inside.
Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel only.
Do not perform any servicing other than those instructions contained within the User's Manual.
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Preface
Dear Customer:
Thanks for choosing LTO Active Crossover and thanks for choosing the one of results of LTO AUDIO TEAM job
and researches
.
For our LTO AUDIO TEAM, music and sound are more than a job...are first of all passion and let us say...our obsession!
We have been designing professional audio products for a long time in cooperation with some of the major brands in
the world in the audio field.
The LTO line presents unparalleled analogue and digital products made by Musicians for Musicians in our R&D Centres
in Italy, Netherlands, United Kingdom and Taiwan. The core of our digital audio products is a sophisticated DSP (Digital
sound processor) and a large range of state of the art algorithms which have been developed by our Software Team
for the last 7 years.
Because we are convinced you are the most important member of LTO AUDIO TEAM and the one confirming the
quality of our job, we'd like to share with you our work and our dreams, pay attention to your suggestions and your
comments.
Following this idea we create our products and we will create the new ones! From our side, we guarantee you and we
will guarantee you also in future the best quality, the best fruits of our continuous researches and the best prices.
Our LTO Active Crossover is the result of many hours of listening and tests involving common people, area experts,
musicians and technicians.
The results of this effort is an efficient and effective electronic crossover solution, which will give you precise control
and superior sound from your loudspeaker system.
Nothing else to add, but that we would like to thank all the people that made the LTO Active Crossover a reality available
to our customers, and thank our designers and all the LTO staff, there to make possible the realization of products
containing our idea of music and sound and there to support you, our customers, in the best way, conscious that you
are our best richness.
Thank you very much.
LTO AUDIO TEAM
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. INTRODUCTION ...................................................................................................................................4
2. FEATURE LIST .....................................................................................................................................4
3. CONTROL ELEMENTS.........................................................................................................................4
3.1 The Front Panel
3.2 The Rear Panel
4. INSTALLATION & CONNECTION ........................................................................................................6
4.1 Mains Connection
4.2 Audio Connection
4.3 Rack Mounting
5. APPLICATION........................................................................................................................................7
5.1 X34SW 3-Way Stereo Plus Subwoofer
6. TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS.............................................................................................................8
7. WARRANTY ...........................................................................................................................................9
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1. INTRODUCTION
First we give our sincere appreciation for your confidence in LTO products by purchasing our X34SW 3-Way Stereo
Crossover Plus Subwoofer. It is the most effective support to us. The X34SW Stereo Crossover is an ideal crossover
and used universally in most small and large PA systems, recording studio monitors, DJ setups, commercial installations
and live concerts. It is not only adaptable in mounting to different sound systems, but also it has many developed features.
For example, phase inversion switches for Mid & High ways and 30Hz Low Cut for Low and Subwoofer ways.
The X34SW Stereo Crossover is a single rack unit, dual channels electronic crossover, which is able to operate as the
3-way stereo crossover plus subwoofer speaker systems.
2. FEATURE LIST
Single rack unit (1U)
Profesional high-precision stereo 3-way crossover
Output gain controls for all bands
Low/Mid and Mid/High XOVER FREQ. Control
Phase inversion for Mid-High output
30Hz Low Cut for Low and Subwoofer ways
Servo-balanced XLR connectors for all inputs and outputs
Subwoofer output gain adjustment
Superior-quality parts and rigid configuration for long life and full credibility
Excellent performance and low noise interference
3. CONTROL ELEMENTS
3.1 The Front Panel
2
CHANNEL 1
250
400
1.2K
90
1K
LM FREQ.
5
480
ON
ON
OFF
OFF
OFF
7K
+ 10
MH FREQ. 30HZ CUT LOW GAIN
4
CHANNEL 2
120
5K
750 620
70
SUB WOOFER
2.3K
R
LTO
3
OFF
PHASE
6
+ 10
MID GAIN
OFF
PHASE
6
+ 10
OFF
8
400
1.2K
2.3K
X34SW
ON
+ 10
230
50
250
9
90
5K
750 620
70
1K
LM FREQ.
30HZ CUT
HIGH GAIN
250
170
70
480
7K
MH FREQ.
ON
OFF
OFF
30HZ CUT
+ 10
LOW GAIN
OFF
PHASE
+ 10
MID GAIN
7
OFF
PHASE
OFF
+ 10
HIGH GAIN
3-WAY STEREO
CROSSOVER
PLUS SUBWOOFER
POWER
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1. Power Switch
Turn the power on or off.
2. L/M/H Output Gain Controls
These knobs are used to attenuate or boost the Low/Mid/High frequencies output.
3. 30Hz Low Cut Switch
Engage this button to add a 30Hz Low Cut filter into the input signal path.
4. M/H CROSSOVER FREQ. Control
This knob adjusts the Mid/High crossover frequencies from 480Hz to 7kHz, based on which, the Mid/High
frequencies can be output separately.
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5. L/M CROSSOVER FREQ. Control
This knob adjusts the Low/Mid crossover frequencies from 70Hz to 1kHz, based on which, the Low/Mid frequencies can be output separately.
6. Phase Inversion for Mid-High Output
These buttons will reverse the phase of the Mid and High frequencies output by 180 , so that, the middle and high
frequencies cancellation in some fields can be compensated for.
7. Sub CROSSOVER FREQ. Control
This knob adjusts the crossover frequencies of the Subwoofer way from 50Hz to 250Hz.
8. Subwoofer Output Gain Control
This knob is used to attenuate or boost the subwoofer output gain.
9. Subwoofer Low Cut Switch
Engage this button to add a 30Hz Low Cut filter in the Subwoofer way.
3.2 The Rear Panel
110-120V
AC INPUT
220-240V
95-120V /210-240V 60-50Hz
Rated Power Consumption 8W
FUSE:
210-240V: T100mAL 250VAC
95-120V: 200mA 250VAC
REPLACE FUSE WITH CORRECT
TYPE ONLY
Apparaten skall anslutas till
jordat uttag nar den ansluts
till ett natverk
A101
NEW
NEW
TIDE
HIGH OUT 2
MID OUT 2
WOOFER
HIGH OUT 1
SUB
CHANNEL 2
10 11
2
1
INPUT 2
LOW OUT 2
12
TIDE
3
3
2
13
MID OUT 1
LOW
LOW OUT
OUT 11
1
INPUT
INPUT 11
CHANNEL 1
14
10. Fuse Holder /Voltage Selector
Your unit may have the AC voltage selector (~115V/60Hz or ~230V/50Hz) built into the Fuse Holder. To change,
pull fuse-holder out and rotate 180 , then push in again.
Caution: The fuse protecting the AC supplies circuits of this unit. The fuse can only be changed by a qualified
technician, in the event of a fault or changing the supply voltage. If the fuse continues to blow after replacing, discontinue use of this unit before repaired.
220-240V
110-120V
220-240V
110-120V
THIS IS SET FOR
110V AC TO 120V
AC OPERATION
THIS IS SET FOR
220V AC TO 240V
AC OPERATION
The fuse-holder above the AC connector on the rear of the chassis has 3 triangular markers(please refer to the
above pictures), with two of these triangles opposing each other, your unit is set to the operating voltage printed
next to these markers.
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11. AC Inlet
This connector is used to connect the supplied main cord. Please don't plug power cable into unit and AC power if
voltage has not been properly set.
12. L/M/H Output Connectors
These balanced XLR connectors are used to output the Low/Mid/high frequencies signals.
13. Stereo Input Connectors
These balanced XLR connectors are used to input the program sources.
14. Subwoofer Output Connector
This balanced XLR connector is used to connect your subwoofer amplifier.
4. INSTALLATION & CONNECTION
4.1 Mains Connection
Please ensure that the LTO X34SW Active Crossover is set to the correct supply voltage before plugging the
power cord into the wall outlet, use the same fuse as marked on the fuse holder at the AC power connection socket.
The mains connection of the LTO X34SW Active Crossover is made by using the enclosed mains cord and a
standard IEC receptacle. It meets all of the international safety certification requirements.
4.2 Audio Connection
The LTO X34SW Active Crossover presents with balanced XLR connectors, and it can be interfaced by several ways to
support a variety of applications without any signal loss.
a. Wiring Configuration
Either the 1/4" TRS (Tip-Ring-Sleeve) jack or the XLR servo connector can be wired in balanced and unbalanced
modes. Please wire your systems as the following examples:
For 1/4" Phone jack
+
+
-
Tip
+
Tip
Ring
Tip
Ring
Sleeve
Sleeve
TS Type Unbalanced
Sleeve
TRS Type Balanced
TRS Type Unbalanced
For XLR connector
Pin2 (+)
Pin3 (-)
(Linked to Pin1 manually,
Pin2 (+)
Pin3 (-)
)
Pin1 ( )
Pin1 ( )
XLR Type Unbalanced
XLR Type Balanced
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b. In Line Connection
For these applications, the X34SW Active Crossover provides XLR connectors to easily interface with most
professional audio devices. Follow the configuration examples below for your particular connection.
Balanced
1
2
3
Tip
Ring
1
2
3
3
3
1
1
1
2
3
2
2
1
3
2
TIP RING SLEEVE
Sleeve
Unbalanced
1
Tip
Ring
3
2
Sleeve
TIP RING SLEEVE
Tip
1
3
2
Sleeve
1
2
3
1
2
3
2
3
1
TIP SLEEVE
2
2
3
3
1
1
1
2
3
Cent r e
1
2
1
2
3
3
Screen
4.3 Rack Mounting
The most secure mounting is on a universal rack shelf available from various rack manufactures or your music
dealer. The X34SW Active Crossover fits into one standard 19" rack unit of space. Please allow at least an additional 4" depth for the connectors on the rear panel. Be sure that there is enough air space around the unit for
sufficient ventilation and please do not place the X34SW Active Crossover on high temperature devices such as
power amplifiers etc. to avoid overheating.
5. APPLICATION
5.1 X34SW 3-Way Stereo Plus Subwoofer
To get such a typical application, configure your system and connect the wires in the following proper steps:
1. Apply the stereo program sources from the Mixer to the Input Connectors of Channel1 and Channel2.
2. Output the Low frequencies signal to the power amplifier.
3. Output the Mid frequencies signal to the power amplifier.
4. Output the High frequencies signal to the power amplifier.
5. Output the sub frequencies signal to the power amplifier
6. Power up the X34SW first, then the power amplifier to run the system. While powered off, please ensure the power
amplifier is turned off first, then the X34SW.
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HIGH
HIGH
MID
MID
LOW
LOW
SUB
110-120V
AC INPUT
220-240V
95-120V /210-240V 60-50Hz
Rated Power Consumption 8W
FUSE:
210-240V: T100mAL 250VAC
95-120V: 200mA 250VAC
REPLACE FUSE WITH CORRECT
TYPE ONLY
A101
Apparaten skall anslutas till
jordat uttag nar den ansluts
till ett natverk
NEW
NEW
TIDE
HIGH OUT 2
MID OUT 2
LOW OUT 2
2
1
INPUT 2
WOOFER
SUB
CHANNEL 2
TIDE
3
3
2
HIGH OUT 1
MID OUT 1
LOW
LOW OUT
OUT 11
INPUT
INPUT 11
CHANNEL 1
6. TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION
Electrical
Subwoofer Frequency Range
Low - Mid Frequency Range
Mid - High Frequency Range
THD
S/N Ratio
50Hz ~ 250Hz
70Hz ~ 1KHz
480Hz ~ 7KHz
<0.05%
>80dB
Input Level
Output level
Low Cut
Phase
continuously variable
Sub, Low, Mid, High continuously variable
Front panel switches
Front panel switches
Connector type
Type
Mains supply
Power Rating
3-pole IEC, grounded
Servo controlled, stabilized
95-120V /210-240V , 60-50Hz
8W
Dimensions
Weight
483(W) 194.5(D) 44(H)mm(19" 7.7" 1.7")
3.0 kg(6.62lb)
Controls
Power supply
Physical
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7. WARRANTY
1. WARRANTY REGISTRATION CARD
To obtain Warranty Service, the buyer should first fill out and return the enclosed Warranty Registration Card within
10 days of the Purchase Date.
All the information presented in this Warranty Registration Card gives the manufacturer a better understanding of
the sales status, so as to purport a more effective and efficient after-sales warranty service.
Please fill out all the information carefully and genuinely, miswriting or absence of this card will void your warranty
service.
2. RETURN NOTICE
2.1 In case of return for any warranty service, please make sure that the product is well packed in its original shipping
carton, and it can protect your unit from any other extra damage.
2.2 Please provide a copy of your sales receipt or other proof of purchase with the returned machine, and give detail
information about your return address and contact telephone number.
2.3 A brief description of the defect will be appreciated.
2.4 Please prepay all the costs involved in the return shipping, handling and insurance.
3. TERMS AND CONDITIONS
3.1
LTO warrants that this product will be free from any defects in materials and/or workmanship for a period
of 1 year from the purchase date if you have completed the Warranty Registration Card in time.
3.2 The warranty service is only available to the original consumer, who purchased this product directly from the
retail dealer, and it can not be transferred.
3.3 During the warranty service, LTO may repair or replace this product at its own option at no charge to you for
parts or for labor in accordance with the right side of this limited warranty.
3.4 This warranty does not apply to the damages to this product that occurred as the following conditions:
Instead of operating in accordance with the user's manual thoroughly, any abuse or misuse of this product.
Normal tear and wear.
The product has been altered or modified in any way.
Damage which may have been caused either directly or indirectly by another product / force / etc.
Abnormal service or repairing by anyone other than the qualified personnel or technician.
And in such cases, all the expenses will be charged to the buyer.
3.5 In no event shall LTO be liable for any incidental or consequential damages. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above exclusion or limitation may not apply to you.
3.6 This warranty gives you the specific rights, and these rights are compatible with the state laws, you may also
have other statutory rights that may vary from state to state.
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SEIKAKU TECHNICAL GROUP LIMITED
No. 1, Lane 17, Sec. 2, Han Shi West Road, Taichung 40151 Taiwan
http://www.altoproaudio.com Tel: 886-4-22313737
email: alto@altoproaudio.com Fax: 886-4-22346757
All rights reserved to ALTO. All features and content might be changed
without prior notice. Any photocopy, translation, or reproduction of part of this
manual without written permission is forbidden. Copyright c 2005 SEIKAKU GROUP
NF 00861 -2.3
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