Aiphone PM-100 User's Manual

Aiphone PM-100 User's Manual
PM-30 |
1) All transistorized circuitry: high quality design and construction.
2) Full frequency response: 100Hz~10KHz + 3dB
3) Low distortion: less than 3% at rated output
4) Bass and treble tone control.
5) Built-in VU meter.
6) Output Overload Auto protected circuit.
7) Master volume control.
8) Sinputs: 3-Mic., 1-Aux. 1-Phone with independent volume control (30W).
~ 8inputs: 4-Mic., 1-Aux, 1-Tape/Tuner, 1-Phono, 1-Phone with independent volume
control (60W/100W). | | | |
9) AC 117V. 50/60Hz.
10) Isolated-transformer outputs: 4, 8, 16 ohms and 25, 70V.
11) Handsome modern styling.
The PM series Mixer Amplifiers, PM-30(30W), PM-60(60W), PM -100(100W), are designed
for years of trouble-free use in diverse commercial and industrial applications. They pro-
vide paging, announcement, intercommunication and background music systems in in-
dustrial plants, offices, churches, hotels, department stores, shopping centers, night clubs,
restaurants, convention halls, auditoriums, and stadiums. Their main feature is the ability
to withstand overload and open or short-circuiting of the output. The PM series requires
no complicated protective circuit to withstand accidents or mismatched output con-
nections that may occur during the installation or use of a PA system. The amplifier is
protected by a circuit breaker when other abnormal electrical conditions occur.
Four microphone inputs are provided for High and low Impedance microphones.
Four auxiliary (Tape/Tuner, Phono, Phone, Aux) inputs are provided for signal sources
such as FM-Tuner, cassette player, remote-microphone, ceramic or crystal phonograph
cartridge, and telephone system.
Speaker outputs are complete with 4, 8, 16 ohms (usable 4-16 ohms) and 25V or 70V
line connections. All the inputs and outputs are secured with screw terminals. Terminals
have been covered for protection against electric-shock. |
There are four microphone volume controls, four auxiliary volume controls, a master
volume control, bass tone control, treble tone control, and power on/off switch, plus an
overload LED pilot lamp are provided. Also, a VU meter has been added for visual
Models: PM-30, PM-60, PM-100
Type : Mixer Power Amplifier
Power Output:
PM-30 : 30Watts rms. less 3% THD. at 1IKHz AC 117V
PM-60 : 60Watts rms. less 3% THD. at 1KHz AC 117V
PM-100: 100Watts rms. less 3% THD. at 1KHz AC 117V _
Frequency Response: 100Hz~10KHz + 3dB
Sensitivity and Impedance:
Mic Input: 3.0mV (-50dB)/50K ohm, 0.5mV (-66dB)/ 600 ohm
Tape/Tuner, AUX Inputs: 100mV (-20dB)/100K ohm
Phono Input: 55mV (-25dB)/500K ohm
Phone Input: 1V (0dB)/600. ohm
Voltage and impedance:
PM-30 : 11V(4 ohm), 15.5V (8 ohm), 22V (16 ohm), 25V (21 ohm),
70V (163 ohm)
PM-60 : 15.5V (4 ohm), 22V (8 ohm), 31V (16 ohm), 25V (10.4 ohm),
70V (81.6 ohm)
- PM-100: 20V (4 ohm), 28.3V (8 ohm), 40V (16 ohm), 25V (6. 3 ohm),
70V (49 ohm)
Noise Level: |
Allvolume control CCW. ..................... -75db below rated output.
Microphone . ........... cy eee -55db below rated output.
Tape/Tuner, Phono, Phone, Aux ................. -65db below rated output.
Tone Control: В |
Bass ......... eee PE +10dB at 100Hz
Treble ........... eme... PE #10dB at 10KHz
Indicators: 1-Power Lamp, 1-Overload Lamp (LED), 1-Output VU Meter
Protections: 1-AC Circuit breaker, 1-overload protector (Builded in)
Terminals: Screw terminals for all inputs/outputs.
Power Supply: 110-120V AC 50/60Hz
Power Consumption: o
| No Signal AC Source Rated Output AC Source
PM-30 15VA 100VA
PM-60 32VA 200VA
PM-100 60VA | | 320VA
Ambient Temperature Range: 14°F to 140°F (-10°C to 60°C)
Weight : PM30 PM60 PM-100
60Kg 9.5 Kg 11 Kg
13.2 lbs 20.9 lbs 24.2 lbs
Dimensions: (W xHx D);
PM-30 | 12.60"x3.54"x 9.84” (320x 90x 250 m/m)
PM-60 17.72" x 4.92” x 11.22” (450 x 125 x 285 m/m)
PM-100 17.72” х 4.92” х 11.22" (320 x 125 x 285 m/m)
— Accessories: |
PM-30: Rack mount brackets.
Model: PM-30
1. Mic-1 Volume Control
2. “Mic-1 Input Phone Jack
3. Mic-3 Volume Control
4. Telephone Volume Control
5. Bass Tone Control
6. Master Volume Control
7. Over Load Pilot Lamp
8. Output VU Meter
9. Power Switch
10. Handle
11. Treble Tone Control
12. Aux Volume Control
13. Mic-2 Volume Control
14. Circuit Breaker (D.C.)
15. Circuit Breaker (A.C)
16. AC Power Supply Cord
17. Low Impedance Output
Terminals (4, 8, 16 ohm)
18. High Impedance Output
Terminals (25V, 70V)
19. DC Power Input Terminals
20. Mic-3 Input Terminals
PM-60, PM-100
PM-60, PM-100
1. Mic-1 Input Phone Jack
2. Phono Volume Control
3. Music Volume Control
4, Telephone Volume Control
5. Treble Tone Control
6. Bass Tone Control
7. Master Volume Control
8. Over Load Pilot Lamp
9. Power Switch
10. Handle
11. Output VU Meter
12. Mic-4 Volume Control
13. Mic-3 Volume Control
14. Mic-2 Volume Control
15. Mic-1 Volume Control
16. Circuit Breaker |
17. AC Power Supply Cord
18. High Impedance Output
Terminals (25V, 70V)
19. Low Impedance Output
Terminals (4, 8, 16 ohm)
20. Heat Sink
Aux Input Terminals | 21. Phono Input Terminals
Telephone Input Terminals 22. Music (Tape/Tuner)
Mic-2 Input Terminals Input Terminals |
23. Telephone Input Terminals
24. AUX Input Terminals
25. AUX Volume Control
26. Mic-4 Input Terminals
27. Mic-3 Input Terminals
28. Mic-2 Input Terminals
Upon receiving shipment, please inspect for any damage incurred in transit. If damage
is found, please notify your Aiphone distributor.
Connecting of Components:
An FM tuner, Cassette player, remote microphone, chime and other high level signal
sources may be connected to high impedance inputs with a single-conductor low
capacity shielded cable.
The high impedance microphone with a single-conductor shielded cable of 30” to 60°
(10-20m) length can be plugged into the Mic. 1 input.
Make certain that all input cables are kept away from speaker cables, power cables
and power transformers.
Speaker cables must be also kept away from power cables.
Grounding the Unit
The chassis of the unit must be grounded by using GND (=) terminal located on
rear side and connected to an earth ground (eg: cold water pipe). |
If additional equipment is connected to the amplifier, make sure that these chassis
are individually secured to the same ground. -
Over Load
If the external load exceeds the rated power, a safety circuit will respond and protect
this unit immediately. (Even if the load is short-circuited), the protective circuit will
be activated by loading 1.5 times over the rated power. If the “OVER LOAD” lamp
is illuminating or the circuit breaker on rear panel is turned off, please turn off the
power and check the cutput circuit. When a correct circuit has been secured, push
circuit breaker back to original position and turn power on. Make sure overload
lamp is off, otherwise re-check the otuput circuit.
Volume Control Setting | |
For the average input signals, the master gain control should be set to the middle.
In relation to the levels of inputs, it is recommended that the gains or losses be equally
divided between individual controls and the master control.
The separate tone controls provide boost and attenuation of bass and treble response.
The flat position is obtained when the knobs are set to mechanical center.
— 4 —
Turn BASS control knob and TREBLE control knob respectively, clockwise to raise
tone level by approximate +10dB, turn counter-clockwise to lower tone level by
approximate -10dB.
Four microphone inputs are provided. They may be used with balanced or unbalanced
high impedance (50K ohm) or Low impedance (600 ohm) microphone. A microphone
with an unbalanced connection cable of 30’ to 60’ (10-20m.) may be used, but it
depends on the microphone and its characteristic..
Mic-1, Mic-2, Mic-3, and Mic-4
Mic-1 is unbalanced-High impedance and is provided with a double pole phone jack
located on the front panel. |
Mic-2 is balanced Low impedance, and Mic-3, and 4 are unbalanced-Low Impedance,
and are located on the rear panel.
Balanced Low Impedance Microphone
Connect to the double conductor shielded cable.
Balanced microphone
Unbalanced High Impedance Microphone
May also be connected to the single conductor shielded cable of unbalanced high
impedance microphone.
Single pole phone plug
to Mic 2 input Terminal
unbalanced Microphone
to Mic 1 Phone Jack
‘Unbalanced Low Impedance Mircrophone
to Mic 3 or Mic 4
| Phone Jack
unbalanced Microphone
Phonograph |
Connect ceramic or crystal cartridge pick-up to Phono input (55mV 500Kohm).
Use a single-conductor or double-conductor shielded cable.
L to PHONO Input Terminal
of Amplifier
Le Connect to the GND (=)
terminal of the amplifier.
An FM tuner or tape palyer may be connected to the TAPE/TUNER input.
In Addition
A remote microphone, Chime, Mixer, Preamplifier or other high level signal sources
may be connected to the AUX. Use single or double conductor shielded cable.
From unbalanced type | а
output equipment : to AUX Input Termina
From balanced type |
output equipment i (A to AUX Input Terminal
A voice signal from the telephone system (600 ohm, balanced output) may be con-
nected to the PHONE input. Use two conductor shielded cable.
from TELEPHONE system —) =r PHONE input terminal
Speaker Output
The amplifier may be used in conjunction with a speaker rated at 4, 8, 16 ohms or
with balanced output 25 Volt or 70 Volt constant-voltage speaker systems.
Low Impedance Speaker Output: 4, 8, 16 ohm |
| The 4, 8, 16 ohms terminal is provided for the connection of a few large-output
speakers. This applies when constant-voltage speaker system is unnecessary or in case
the distance between the amplifier and the speakers is short enough (less than 200ft).
It is requested that the total speaker load impedance the correctly matched to the
output impedance of the amplifier for most efficient transfer of power.
Be sure that total impedance of speaker is above 4, 8 and 16 ohms. However, do not
raise amplifier output power over the endurable input power of speaker, otherwise
the speaker would be damaged.
25V and 70 Volts Speaker Ouput
When it is desired to operate the speaker from a distance of over 200’ from the ampli-
fier, it is recommended that line matching transformers be installed on the speaker
units to prevent excessive line losses.
This method of load matching known as the constant voltage distribution system
eliminates the calculation of load impedance and series-parallel speaker arrangements.
In this method; all speakers are connected in parallel.
These constsant voltage outputs are most convenient for distribution of power when
a number of speakers are installed. Each speaker must have 25 volt or 70 volt line
transformer with a tap that gives the power desired for that speaker. The total number
of power settings for all speakers should be equal to the amplifier power rating or
- 6 —
Wiring instruction is indicated as follows:
COM 40 89 162
GND OV 25V 70V 25V
1 PPD Y a
Output Meter |
The swing of the output meter indicates output level. When voice or music is ampli-
fied, set the volume control knob at the position where the maximum output meter
reading (max, swing of arm) is below 100%.
‘GND QV 25V 70V
100% no
We at AIPHONE are proud of our products. Our designers and engineers strive to bring you
the finest in sound equipment. Each item has been carefully tested and inspected before
leaving our factory. Properly installed and used, your Aiphone system will give years of
troublefree service.
Aiphone warrants its products to be free from defects of material and workmanship under normal
use and service for a period of one year after delivery to the ultimate user and will repair free of
charge or replace at no charge, should it become defective upon which examination shall disclose
to be defective and under warranty. Aiphone reserves unto itself the sole right to make the final
decision whether there is a defect in materials and/or workmanship; and whether or not the prod-
uct is within the warranty.
This warranty shall not apply to any Aiphone product which has been subject to misuse, neglect,
accident, or to use in violation of instructions furnished, nor extended to units which have been
repaired or altered outside of the factory.
This warranty does not cover batteries or damage caused by batteries used in connection with the
This warranty covers bench repairs only, and any repairs must be made at the shop or place des-
ignated in writing by ‘Aiphone. Aiphone will not be responsible for any costs incurred involving on
site service calls.
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