Elite Acoustics Engineering A4-8 Live

Elite Acoustics Engineering
A4-8 Live-Performance Studio Monitor
with 4 Channels, Mixer, Effects,
and Bluetooth®
Quick Start Guide
WHAT IS IN THE BOX
Your A4-8 package contains the following:
(1) Speaker
(1) 12V AC Power Supply Adapter
(1) 12V DC Car Battery Supply Adapter
(1) Quick Start Guide
(1) Registration Card
(1) Speaker Handle Grip
The Bluetooth word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks
by Elite Acoustics Engineering, Inc is under license
NOTE: Due to continuous development and improvements of our products, features and specifications are subject to
change without notice. All weights and measures are approximate.
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QUICK START
Battery Switch [37] is set to Connect. (Battery Switch is a built in circuit breaker to
preserve battery life.)
Make sure the SPEAKER VOLUME [3] control is down before you turn the POWER [38]
on.
Connect the input of your microphone to the MIC IN [18]. Or you can connect a ¼” line
input from an instrument [17]. You can also connect an additional mono or stereo [20].
Turn on the POWER [38] switch
Connect device to Bluetooth® [40]
Turn on your source signal(s) and adjust the volume on the source signal for normal
operation. Note if you are using an iPhone or iPad via Bluetooth®, set the volume on
your device about halfway. Maximum volume will distort.
Adjust the SPEAKER VOLUME [3] to a comfortable level.
Turn up GAIN [16] until there is a solid green light showing “signal”[5] at desired level,
without a red “peak”[5] light, indicating too much signal.
For USB charging of your source device, use USB Port [39]
Power LED:
BLUE [1]: Indicate unit is ON
+48V LED [2]: Indicates Phantom Power is on
Monitor Output Controls
Speaker Volume [3]: Control speakers’ volume level
Mono [4]: Changes speaker output to Mono sound
Equalizer [6]: Adjust Speaker High, Mid, and Low Frequency response
Peak LED [5]: RED indicate Signal Clip
Signal LED [5]: GREEN indicate Signal
Aux Input/Level [7]: Connect audio source with 1/8” jack from MP3/CD player
Effects Controls
Effects Mix [8]: Amount of effect being applied to Input
Rate/Decay [9]: Controls the duration of the effect
Effects Knob Selector [10]: Select effect of choice
EFX Bypass [11]: Turn effects on or off (When LED is on, the effects are turned off)
Channel 1
Gain [12]: Gain level control
Mute [13]: Mute channel
EFX Send Level [14]: How much output effect is being sent out
Phase [15]: Change in phase of waveform
PAD [16]: Attenuate if needed
Line In [17]: 1/4” TRS inputs
Mic In [18]: XLR for Microphone Input
Notch Filter [19]: Adjust feedback
Frequency [20]:
Equalizer [21]: Controls Low, Mids, and High
Channel 2
Gain [22]: Gain level control
Mute [23]: Mute channel
EFX Send Level [24]: How much output effect is being sent out
Phase [25]: Change in phase of waveform
PAD [26]: Attenuate if needed
Line In [27]: 1/4” TRS inputs
Mic In [28]: XLR for Microphone Input
Equalizer [29]: Controls Low, Mids, and High
Channel 3/4
Gain [30]: Gain level control
EFX Send Level [31]: How much output effect is being send out
Left/Right Input [32]: 1/4” TRS Input
Monitor Output: Connect with extra speakers/monitors
Monitor Right Output [33]: Connect to another speaker using 1/4” TRS
Output Source [34]:Assigns Main Output or Channel 1/2 Direct Output
Main Output [35]: XLR Left/Right Output
Foot Switch[36] : Connect up to 3 Foot Switches
Battery Switch[37] : Built in Circuit Breaker to preserve battery life.
Connect: Enable battery power when using unit
Disconnect: Disable battery power when storing unit to preserve battery life
Refer to reference page for features listed above
BLUETOOTH® FUNCTION
• To turn ON/OFF Bluetooth® function
PRESS/HOLD down MODE button for approximately 5 seconds
Both LEDs will flash at the simultaneously
• To pair device to the speaker system
Bluetooth® needs to be turned ON
QUICK TAP the MODE button once
Both Flashing LED: indicate Bluetooth® is ready to be paired
Flashing Blue LED only: indicate Bluetooth® is connected
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TO FULLY CHARGE SPEAKER SYSTEM
Put power switch in the “OFF” position and Battery Switch in the Connect position
Plug in power adaptor into the DC input jack
Blue “Charge” LED will turn on, indicating the speaker is charging
When the speaker is fully charged, the blue “Charge” LED will turn off
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FOR MAXIMUM BATTERY LIFE
Recharge after every use
Use & recharge battery at least once a month
DO NOT leave power switch in the “ON” position when it is not
in use. Doing so after a long period of time will damage the
battery
Keep unit in a cool, dry place away from extreme temperatures
Do not service, modify, or replace the battery
If the battery fails to charge, contact Elite Acoustics Engineering
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WARRANTY
Elite Acoustics Engineering Inc. warrants this product to be free of defects in material and workmanship (excluding
battery) for a period of 1 year from the date of original retail purchase. Elite Acoustics Engineering Inc. warrants
the Speaker’s Battery for 90 days from the date of original retail purchase. This warranty is enforceable only by the
original retail purchaser. To be protected by this warranty, the purchaser must complete and return the enclosed
warranty card within 14 days of purchase. During the warranty period EAE shall, as its sole and absolute option,
either repair or replace, free of charge, any product that proves to be defective on inspection by EAE or its authorized
service representative. To obtain warranty service, contact Elite Acoustics Engineering Technical Support via email:
RMA@eliteacoustics.com. PRE-AUTHORIZATION MUST BE OBTAINED BEFORE SENDING ANY PRODUCT
TO AN ELITE ACOUSTIC ENGINEERING SERVICE CENTER. All inquires must be accompanied by a description
of the problem. All authorized returns must be sent to the EAE repair facility postage prepaid, insured and properly
packaged. EAE reserves the right to update any unit returned for repair. EAE reserves the right to change or
improve the design of the product at any time without prior notice. This warranty does not cover claims for damage
due to abuse, neglect, alteration, or attempted repair by unauthorized personnel and is limited to failures arising
during normal use that are due to defects in material or workmanship in the product. Any implied warranties,
including implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, are limited in duration to the
length of this limited warranty. Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, therefore
above limitation may not apply to you. In no event will EAE be liable for incidental, consequential, or other damages
resulting from the breach of any express or implied warranty, including among other things, damage to property,
damage based on inconvenience or on loss of use of the product, and, to the extent permitted by law, damages
for personal injury. Some states do not allow the exclusion of limitation of incidental or consequential damages,
so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you
may also have other rights, which vary from state to state. This warranty only applies to products sold and used in
the United States of America. For warranty information in all other countries please refer to your local distributor.
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Speakers: 8” Woofer, 1” Silk-Dome Tweeter
Amplifier: Class D Bi-AMP
Nominal output level (1 kHz): Right Channel Link out: -10 dBu Main/Direct Output: +4dBu
Channel controls: CH1 & 2: EFX Send Level knob, Gain knob, Mute switch, Phase, Pad
Notch Filter,Frequency, & EQ(Channel 1 EQ includes Mid Frequency) CH3/4: Level Knob &
EFX Send Level
EFX Effect controls: Dry/Wet knob, Decay/Rate knob, 16 different effects(Bright/Dark
Cavern, Bright/Dark Hall, Bright/Dark Room, Bright/Dark Plate, Ambience1, Ambience2,
Echo, Repeat Echo, Echo/Rev1, Echo/Rev2, Chorus, Flange)
Master controls: Volume Knob, Mono Switch, Equalizer (Low, Mid, High knob), Effect Mix,
Decay/Rate, Effects
Stereo Inputs: 1/4” Left/Right input jacks
Phantom Power: +48V
Aux in control: Level knob
Indicators: signal clip, power, +48V, EFX Bypass, Bluetooth®
Connectors: CH1 & 2: Input jacks (XLR type, 1/4” TRS phono type), CH3/4: Left/Right
stereo input (1/4” TRS phono type), AUX in: input jacks (1/8” jack), Right channel output: line
out jack Right (XLR type), DC in jack
Power Switch
Power Supply: DC 12V
Built-in rechargeable SLA battery with battery meter: approximately 6 to 8 hrs play time
with full charge
Current Draw: 2000 mA
Other features:
Playback from Bluetooth device
USB charging dock
Optimized front ports for extended low-frequency response
Magnetic shielding eliminates interference with other electronic equipment
Rechargeable Battery can be recharged from Car battery when using DC car adaptor cord that is included
Built-in pole-mount, 35mm receptacle on bottom of unit
Accessories: AC cord, AC adaptor, DC cord for the car, Owner’s manual
Dimensions: 10.90”L x 10.25”W x 16.40”H
Weight: 28 lbs
For a copy of the complete User’s Manual, please visit: www.eliteacoustics.com
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