2005 Catalog
Crown Amplifiers
TABLE OF CONTENTS
AMPLIFIERS
Installed Sound
CTs 2-Channel Series......................................4
CTs Multi-Channel Series................................6
CH Series........................................................8
CL Series ......................................................10
CP660...........................................................12
Crown Commercial Audio Series ..................14
House of Worship with CL............................16
House of Worship with IQ and CTs...............16
Multiple Zone Music with CL ........................17
House of Worship for Large Venues.............17
Portable PA
Xs Series ......................................................20
CE Series ......................................................22
XLS Series ....................................................24
Musician or DJ with XLS .............................26
Musician or DJ with CE ................................26
Large Venue DJ with Xs ..............................27
Regional Touring with Xs .............................27
Touring
I-Tech Series.................................................30
Macro-Tech VZ Series...................................32
Macro-Tech 02 Series...................................34
Regional Tour with MA .................................36
Stage Monitors with I-Tech...........................36
Tour with I-Tech............................................37
Corporate A.V. with I-Tech ...........................37
Recording/Broadcast
Studio Reference Series ...............................40
K Series ........................................................42
D Series ........................................................44
Cinema
CTs 2-Channel Series...................................48
CTs Multi-Channel Series..............................48
CL Series ......................................................49
CE Series ......................................................49
XLS Series ....................................................49
DBC Network Bridge .....................................50
Digital B-Chain with DBC Network Bridge.....51
Small Passive with XLS ................................52
Medium Bi-Amplified with CL .......................52
Large Bi-Amplified with CTs .........................53
DBC System with CTs ...................................53
IQ NETWORK
IQ Network....................................................56
IQ Software...................................................58
IQ Rackmount...............................................60
IQ-PIPS.........................................................62
IQ Accessories..............................................65
AMPLIFIER ACCESSORIES
PIP Modules .................................................68
CTs Multi-Channel Accessories.....................69
SST Input Modules .......................................70
CE Output Modules.......................................71
Other Accessories.........................................72
Module Compatibility Chart ..........................73
REFERENCE
Amps Feature Comparision Chart .................76
Amplifier Specifications ................................78
Warranties and Trademarks Notice...............79
INSTALLED SOUND
CTs 2-Channel Series
CTs Multi-Channel Series
CH Series
CL Series
CP660
Crown Commercial Audio Series
AMPLIFIERS `INSTALLED SOUND
CTs Series: The New Standard
CTs 600, CTs 1200, CTs 2000, CTs 3000
Foundation
`FEATURES
• High power density. All two channel
models in a 2U chassis.
• New Crown Switching Power Supply
for lighter weight.
• Selectable “Constant-Voltage” or
low-impedance operation per channel.
• 100V direct outputs on CTs 2000, CTs 3000.
• Fully PIP2-compatible.
POWER OUTPUT*
Models
2-ohm Dual
(per channel)
4-ohm Dual
(per channel)
CTs 600
CTs 1200
CTs 2000
CTs 3000
150W** 300W
250W** 600W
1,000W 1,000W
1,500W 1,500W
8-ohm Dual 16-ohm Dual 70V Dual
100V Dual
(per channel) (per channel) (per channel) (per channel)
300W
600W
1,000W
1,250W
*Maximum average power in watts at rated THD, 20 Hz - 20 kHz.
** At 1 kHz.
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300W
300W
625W
625W
300W
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600W
——
1,000W 1,000W
1,500W 1,500W
4-ohm
Bridge
8-ohm
Bridge
16-ohm
Bridge
140V
Bridge
200V
Bridge
300W** 600W
600W
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500W** 1,200W 1,200W
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2,000W 2,000W 2,000W 2,000W 2,000W
3,000W 3,000W 2,500W 3,000W 3,000W
`SPECIFICATIONS
Controls and Indicators
Construction
Performance
Front Panel Indicators: Bridge Mode, Ready,
Signal, Clip, Thermal, Fault, Data, Power.
Ventilation: Front-to-rear forced airflow. Two
continuously variable speed fans direct the airflow
through the amplifier for cooling.
Frequency Response (at 1 watt) 20 Hz to 20 kHz:
±0.25 dB.
Signal-to-Noise Ratio, A-weighted, below rated
power (20 Hz to 20 kHz): < 105 dB.
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) at full rated
power, from 20 Hz to 20 kHz
CTs 600 & CTs 1200: < 0.1%.
CTs 2000 & CTs 3000: < 0.35%.
Intermodulation Distortion (IMD) 60 Hz and 7 kHz
at 4:1, from –40 dB to full power: < 0.1% for CTs
600/1200 and < 0.35% for CTs 2000/3000.
Damping Factor, 10 Hz to 100 Hz: > 3000.
Crosstalk (below rated power, 20 Hz to 1 kHz):
> 80 dB.
Voltage Gain (at maximum level setting)
8/4-ohm operation, 1.4V sensitivity
CTs 600: 35:1 (31 dB).
CTs 1200: 50:1 (34 dB).
CTs 2000: 63.9:1 (36 dB).
CTs 3000: 71.4:1 (37 dB).
26 dB: 20:1 (26 dB).
70V operation, 1.4V sensitivity (all models) and
100V operation, 2.0V sensitivity (CTs 2000 & CTs
3000): 50:1 (34 dB).
Back Panel Controls and Connectors. Power
Cord Connector: IEC
Reset Switch: Resets the power circuit breaker.
Channel Level Controls: 21-position detented,
one per channel.
Level Attenuation: Approx. –95 dB to 0 dB gain.
High-Pass Filter: One three-position switch per
channel selects between OFF, 35 Hz and 70 Hz
3rd-order filters.
Mode Switch: Two-position switch is used to
select the amplifier’s mode of operation: Dual or
Bridge-Mono.
“Y” Input Swtich: When set to ON, this switch
parallels the input signals of the two channels, for
use when the input signal is mono. Also can be
used to daisy-chain the signal to another amplifier.
Input/Output
Input Connectors: Balanced 3-pin terminal block
connectors, one per channel, on the standard
PIP2™-BBY module.
Input Impedance: (nominally balanced, nominally
unbalanced): 10 k ohms, 5 k ohms.
Common Mode Rejection (CMR) (20 Hz to 1 kHz,
typical): 50 dB.
Output Connectors: One four-pole touch-proof terminal strip. Accepts up to 10 AWG terminal forks.
Maximum Input Level: + 20 dBu before input
compression, +32 dBu absolute maximum.
DC Output Offset (shorted input): < 2 millivolts.
Power
Load Impedance (Safe with all types of loads),
CTs 600 & CTs 1200: Stereo, 2 to 16 ohms and
70V; Mono, 4 to 16 ohms and 140V.
CTs 2000 & CTs 3000: Stereo, 2 to 16 ohms, 70V
and 100V; Mono, 4 to 16 ohms, 140V and 200V.
Protection
CTs Series amplifiers provide extensive protection
and diagnostic capabilities, including Thermal Level
Control (TLC), fault, low-pass filters, high-pass filters, AC under/over voltage protection, DC output
servo, circuit breaker, inrush limiting, and Junction
Temperature Simulation (JTS) in CTs 600/1200.
AC Line Voltages Available (+15%, –25%):
120VAC, 60 Hz and 230VAC, 50 Hz.
Dimensions: EIA Standard 19-inch (48.3-cm)
rack mount width (EIA RS-310-B), 3.5-inch
(8.9-cm) height and 14.25-inch (36.2-cm)
depth behind the mounting surface.
Weight
Net Weight,
CTs 600: 22.8 lbs. (10.3 kg);
CTs 1200: 23.4 lbs. (10.6 kg);
CTs 2000: 27.0 lbs. (12.2 kg);
CTs 3000: 27.7 lbs. (12.6 kg).
Shipping Weight,
CTs 600: 27.7 lbs. (12.6 kg);
CTs 1200: 28.3 lbs. (12.8 kg);
CTs 2000: 32.0 lbs. (14.5 kg);
CTs 3000: 32.7 lbs. (14.8 kg).
System Solutions
IQ® PIP™ LITE, IQ-PIP USP3,
IQ-PIP USP3/CN, PIP-3632,
PIP-4622, PIP-4632 and PIP-USL.
Accessories
T-170V: This is an autoformer that allows 100V
output from the CTs 8200, and allows other
amplifiers without direct constant voltage output
to be easily integrated into distributed systems.
TP-170V: This is a rack-mountable panel with
four autoformers as described above.
Regulatory Certifications
Other Applications
Power Draw at Idle (120VAC mains).
CTs 600 & CTs 1200: 24W (standby mode).
CTs 2000 & CTs 3000: 35W (standby mode).
Note: Specifications apply to units in Dual mode with 8ohm loads and rated input sensitivity unless otherwise
specified.
INSTALLED SOUND
rown’s CTs Series amplifiers provide exceptional performance, flexibility
and value for installed sound applications. CTs Series amplifiers feature
independent selection of high and low impedance operation for a specific
channel, plus power levels and features that were carefully chosen to match
the requirements of fixed install design. Easy integration with HiQNet and
CobraNet™ allows CTs amplifiers to deliver a comprehensive lineup of monitoring and control features along with digital audio transport for an awardwinning digital audio solution.
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AMPLIFIERS `INSTALLED SOUND
CTs Multi-Channel Series: The New Standard
CTs 4200, CTs 8200
Flexibility
`FEATURES
• High power density: Four-channel model in a 2U chassis,
eight-channel model in a 3U chassis.
• New Crown Switching Power Supply for lighter weight.
• Selectable “Constant-Voltage” or low-impedance (4/8 ohm)
operation per channel-pair.
• 100V direct outputs.
• New “FIT” (Fault Isolation Topology) circuitry isolates fault
conditions without affecting neighboring channels.
• Accept new MC accessory modules.
POWER OUTPUT*
Models
All channels driven
4-ohm Dual 8-ohm Dual 70V Dual
1 channel driven
4-ohm Dual 8-ohm Dual
70V Dual
CTs 4200
CTs 8200
260W
200W
270W
270W
200W 220W†
160W 200W†
220W
220W
All channel pairs driven
8-ohm Bridge 16-ohm Bridge 100V Bridge
250W†
250W†
*Maximum average power in watts at 1kHz at 0.1% THD.
†Constant Voltage full-bandwidth power ratings support 100 Hz to 20 kHz due to automatic high-pass filters.
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520W
400W
400W
320W
220W†
200W†
1 channel pair driven
8-ohm Bridge 16-ohm Bridge 100V Bridge
560W
540W
440W 250W†
440W 250W†
`SPECIFICATIONS
Performance
Frequency Response (at 1 watt) 20 Hz to 20 kHz:
±0.5 dB.
Phase Response (at 1 watt): 10 Hz to 20 kHz: ±35°.
Signal-to-Noise Ratio, unweighted, below rated
power (20 Hz to 20 kHz): 100 dB.
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) at full rated
power, from 20 Hz to 20 kHz: < 0.1%.
Intermodulation Distortion (IMD) 60 Hz and 7 kHz
at 4:1, from 163 milliwatts to full bandwidth power:
< 0.05% (typical).
Damping Factor, 10 Hz to 400 Hz: > 180.
Crosstalk (below rated power, 20 Hz to 1 kHz):
> 80 dB.
Voltage Gain (at maximum level setting)
1.4V sensitivity:
8/4-ohm operation: 20:1 (26 dB).
70V operation: 50:1 (34 dB).
100V operation: 71.4:1 (37 dB).
Common Mode Rejection (CMR) (20 Hz to 1 kHz,
(typical): > 50 dB.
Level Attenuation: Minus infinity (–70 dB)
to 0 dB gain.
35-Hz High-Pass Filter: A fixed 35-Hz highpass
filter per channel pair is automatically inserted
when the mode switch is set to either of the constant-voltage settings. The high-pass filter corner
frequency can be set to 70 Hz, or bypassed, with
a service option.
Mode Switch: Used on each consecutive pair of
channels, this four-position switch is used to select
the amplifier’s mode of operation: Dual 8/4 ohms,
Dual 70V, Bridge-Mono 16/8 ohms,and BridgeMono 100V.
Input/Output
Input Connectors: Removable PhoenixTM-style
barrier connectors for balanced input.
Input Impedance (nominal): 20 k ohms balanced,
10 k ohms unbalanced.
Output Connectors: One four-pole touch-proof
terminal strip for every two channels, with touchproof cover. Accepts up to 10 AWG terminal forks.
DC Output Offset (Shorted input): < ±5 mV.
Protection
Maximum Input Level before input compression:
+ 20 dBu.
CTs Multi-channel Series amplifiers provide
extensive protection and diagnostic capabilities,
including Thermal Level Control (TLC), fault, FIT
protected circuitry, AC under/over voltage protection, power fuse, and inrush limiting.
Power
Load Impedance: Safe with all types of loads.
Stereo: 4/8 and 25 ohms (70V) .
Mono: 8/16 and 50 ohms (100V).
Weight
Net Weight
CTs 4200: 27 lb 8 oz (12.5 kg);
CTs 8200: 36 lb 6 oz (16.5 kg).
Shipping Weight
CTs 4200: 32 lb (14.5 kg).
CTs 8200: 47 lbs. (21.3 kg).
System Solutions
IQ-MC4A: IQ module for CTs 4200A;
IQ-MC4: IQ module for CTs 4200;
IQ-MC8: IQ module for CTs 8200.
VCA-MC4A: VCA module for CTs 4200A;
VCA-MC4: VCA module for CTs 4200;
VCA-MC8: VCA module for CTs 8200.
IQ modules allow remote monitoring and control.
VCA modules allow remote volume control.
Accessories
Wall-mount level control panels for use with
VCA module,
1-VCAP: 1-gang panel with 1 VCA channel
volume control.
4-VCAP: 2-gang panel with 4 VCA channel
volume controls.
T-170V: This is an autoformer that allows 100V
output from the CTs 8200, and allows other amplifiers without direct constant voltage output to be
easily integrated into distributed systems.
Construction
TP-170V: This is a rack-mountable panel with four
autoformers as described above.
Power Draw at Idle (120VAC mains, all channels
in 4/8 ohm mode): 58W.
Ventilation: Front-to-rear forced airflow.
Continuously variable speed fans (four in the CTs
8200, one in the CTs 4200) direct the airflow
through the amplifier for cooling.
Regulatory Certifications
Controls and Indicators
Dimensions
Other Applications
Front Panel Indicators: Bridge Mode, Ready,
Signal, Clip, Thermal, Fault, Data, Power.
CTs 4200: EIA Standard 19-inch (48.3-cm) rack
mount width (EIA RS-310-B), 3.5-inch (8.9-cm)
height and 16.25-inch (41.3-cm) depth behind the
mounting surface.
Required AC Mains: 120VAC, 60 Hz and
220/230/240VAC, 50 Hz.
Back Panel Controls and Connectors: Power
Cord Connector: IEC.
Reset Switch: Resets the power circuit breaker.
Channel Level Controls: 21-position detented,
one per channel.
CTs 8200: EIA Standard 19-inch (48.3-cm) rack
mount width (EIA RS-310-B), 5.25-inch (13.3-cm)
height and 16.25-inch (41.3-cm) depth behind the
mounting surface.
INSTALLED SOUND
rown’s CTs Multi-channel Series offers wide flexibility for a wide range of
installed sound applications. CTs Multi-channel Series amplifiers offer
independent selection of high-and low-impedance operation for each channel
pair, making these amps ideal for multi-zone installations. New Crown MC
accessory modules provide enhanced control, monitoring, and system integration, including IQ System compatibility.
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AMPLIFIERS `INSTALLED SOUND
CH Series: 4/8 Ohm, 70V or 100V per channel
CH1, CH2, CH4
Versatility
`FEATURES
• Drives multiple impedances, with both low impedance
and high impedance outputs per channel.
• High-pass filter for each channel provides low-frequency
roll off to eliminate step down transformer saturation
when used in 70V distributed systems.
• Rear panel detented level controls allow for accurate
level settings and secure operation.
• “Contractor Correct” barrier strip output connectors allow
for quick and easy connection, regardless of the load.
POWER OUTPUT*
Models
2-ohm Dual
(per channel)
4-ohm Dual
(per channel)
4-ohm Dual
(per channel)
70/100V Dual
(per channel)
8-ohm
Bridge
140V
Bridge
200V
Bridge
CH1
CH2
CH4
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1,400W
450W
660W
1,200W
275W
400W
600W
300W
600W
1,200W
900W
1,320W
2,400W
600W
1,200W
2,400W
600W
1,200W
——
*Maximum average power in watts at 0.5% THD, 1 kHz.
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`SPECIFICATIONS
Power
Load Impedance: Safe with all types of loads.
Common Mode Rejection (CMR): Better than
40 dB from 20 Hz to 1 kHz.
DC Output Offset (Shorted Input): ±10 mV.
CH1: 4 and 8 ohm Stereo; 16 ohm at 70V Stereo;
32 ohm at 100V Stereo; 8 and 16 ohm Bridge;
32 ohm at 140V Bridge; 64 ohm at 200V Bridge.
Controls
CH2: 4 and 8 ohm Stereo; 8 ohm at 70V Stereo;
16 ohm at 100V Stereo; 8 and 16 ohm Bridge;
16 ohm at 140V Bridge; 32 ohm at 200V Bridge.
Power: An on/off rocker switch located on the
front panel.
CH4: 4 and 8 ohm Stereo; 4 ohm at 70V Stereo;
8 and 16 ohm Bridge; 8 ohm at 140V Bridge.
Voltage Gain, 1 kHz, 1.4V sensitivity,
CH1: 30.5 dB (4/8 ohm); 34 dB (70V); 37 dB (100V).
CH2: 32.1 dB (4/8 ohm); 34 dB (70V); 37 dB (100V).
CH4: 34 dB (4/8 ohm); 34 dB (70V).
AC Line Requirements: CL1, CL2: 60 Hz. CL4:
50/60 Hz.
AC Line Current (no signal):
CH1: 100 Volts: 7.6 A; 120 Volts: 6.3 A;
230-240 Volts: 3.5 A.
CH2: 100 Volts: 11.4 A; 120 Volts: 9.5 A;
230-240 Volts: 5.0 A.
CH4: 100 Volts: 8.5 A; 120 Volts: 7.1 A;
230-240 Volts: 3.7 A.
AC Line Connector: Detachable 15A IEC connector
with country-specific plug.
Performance
Level: A detented rotary level control for each
channel located on the rear panel.
Mode: Two-position switch. “Stereo” operates the
amplifier as two independent channels. “Bridge”
bridges the two output channels for twice the output voltage.
Output Signal,
Stereo: Unbalanced, two-channel.
Bridge-Mono: Balanced, single-channel. Channel 1
controls are active; Channel 2 should be turned
down.
Protection
Protected against shorted, open or mismatched
loads; overloaded power supplies; excessive temperature, chain destruction phenomena, input
overload damage and high-frequency blowups.
They also protect loudspeakers from input/output
DC, large or dangerous DC offsets and turnon/turn-off transients.
Channel Operation Switch: Two-position switch:
“4/8 Ohm” drives low-impedance speaker loads.
“70V/100V” (70V only on the CH4) drives distributed high-impedance speaker loads; inserts 70-Hz
high-pass filter to prevent step-down transformer
saturation.
Construction
Indicators
Dimensions
Signal: A green indicator for each channel which
flashes when a very low-level signal (> –40 dBm) is
present at input. May be used for troubleshooting
cable runs.
Width (all models): EIA Standard 19-inch rack
mount (EIA RS-310-B).
Clip: A red indicator for each channel which turns
on when distortion becomes audible in the amplifier output.
Rugged steel chassis, coated with environmentally friendly powder for long life and ease of
maintenance.
Cooling: Proportional speed fan.
Height (all models): 5.25-inch (13.34-cm).
Depth (behind front mounting surface):
CH1, CH2: 12.25-inch (31.11-cm);
CH4: 16.25-inch (36.56-cm).
Frequency Response, 20 Hz to 20 kHz at 1 watt:
CH1, CH2: ±0.1 dB.
CH4: ±0.25 dB.
Fault: A red indicator for each channel which indicates amplifier has muted output. Normally off.
Status may be monitored remotely by plugging into
back-panel RJ11 Fault jack.
Weight
Phase Response: ±15 degrees from 20 Hz to 20
kHz at 1 watt.
Power: A blue indicator that turns on when the
amplifier has been turned on and has power.
For shipping weight, add 6 pounds (2.7 kg) to each
amplifier’s weight.
Signal to Noise Ratio, A-Weighted,
CH1, CH2: Better than 105 dB below rated
1-kHz power.
Input/Output
System Solutions
Input Connector (standard module): One Neutrik
Combo connector for each channel (balanced ¼inch [6.35-mm] phone jack and 3-pin female XLR
connector, in parallel with a barrier strip termination).
SST Modules: SST-SBSC: variable Linkwitz-Riley
stereo crossover with mono-summed sub-bass
outputs;
CH4: Better than 102 dB below rated 1-kHz power.
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) at rated power:
0.5% or less.
Intermodulation Distortion (60 Hz and 7 kHz at 4:1):
CH1, CH2: Less than 0.1% at rated power to 30 dB
below rated power at 8 ohms.
CH4: Less than 0.5% at rated power to 30 dB
below rated power at 8 ohms.
Damping Factor (8 ohm),
CH1, CH2: Better than 600 from 10 Hz to 400 Hz.
CH4: Better than 1000 from 10 Hz to 400 Hz.
Crosstalk, 20 Hz to 20 kHz:
CH1, CH2: Better than 50 dB below rated power.
CH4: Better than 50 dB below rated power at 10 kHz.
Input Stage: Electronically balanced with precision
1% resistors.
Input Impedance: Nominally 20 k ohms balanced.
Nominally 10 k ohms unbalanced.
Input Sensitivity: Channel independent. Factory
set at 1.4 volts for standard 1-kHz, 8-ohm power.
26-dB gain and 0.775-volt sensitivity available as
a Service Option.
Output Connectors
CH1 and CH2: Four-terminal touch-proof barrier
block, one per channel, connects to 8-ohm, 4ohm, 70V or 100V outputs.
CH1: 40.6 pounds (18.4 kg);
CH2: 48.3 pounds (21.9 kg);
CH4: 33.3 pounds (15.1 kg).
ScreenArray® SST modules.
Regulatory Certifications
Note: All measurements apply to all models of CH
series amplifiers in stereo mode with 8-ohm loads and
an input sensitivity of 26-dB gain, 1-kHz at rated power
unless other otherwise specified. Specifications for
units supplied outside the U.S.A. may vary slightly at
different AC voltages and frequencies.
CH4: Four-terminal touch-proof barrier block.
INSTALLED SOUND
s part of the Contractor (CH/CL) Series, Crown delivers three models
(CH1, CH2 and CH4) designed for both low and high impedance outputs
per channel, with each channel independently capable of providing 4/8-ohm,
70V or 100V operation. The powerful and flexible CH Series amplifiers also
include 70-Hz high pass filters on each channel, giving you the necessary
low frequency rolloff to eliminate the saturation of constant voltage stepdown transformers typically used in 70V and 100V distributed systems.
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AMPLIFIERS `INSTALLED SOUND
CL Series: High-Power, 2 Ohm Operation
CL1, CL2, CL4
Powerful
`FEATURES
• Low impedance compatibility for applications where high
power, low impedance loads are the primary requirement.
• Rear panel detented level controls allow for accurate level
settings and secure operation.
• “Contractor Correct” barrier strip output connectors allow
for quick and easy connection, regardless of the load.
• Active crossover with signal routing available with optional
System Solution Topology modules.
• Accurate, uncolored sound with very low distortion for
the best in music and voice reproduction.
POWER OUTPUT*
Model
CL1
CL2
CL4
2-ohm Stereo
(per channel)
4-ohm Stereo
(per channel)
560W
450W
900W
750W
1,400W** 1,200W
8-ohm Stereo
(per channel)
275W
450W
600W
4-ohm
Bridge
1,100W
1,950W
2,800W**
8-ohm
Bridge
900W
1,320W
2,400W
*Maximum average power in watts at 1kHz with 0.05% THD.
**+200V line voltage provides 1,800W (2 ohm stereo) and 3,600W (4 ohm bridge-mono).
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`SPECIFICATIONS
Controls
Protection
Power
Level: A detented rotary level control for each
channel located on the rear panel.
Protected against shorted, open or mismatched
loads; overloaded power supplies; excessive temperature, chain destruction phenomena, input overload damage and high-frequency blowups. They
also protect loudspeakers from input/output DC,
large or dangerous DC offsets and turn-on/turn-off
transients.
Load Impedance: Safe with all types of loads.
All models: 2, 4 and 8 ohm Stereo; 4, 8 and 16
ohm Bridge.
Voltage Gain, 1 kHz, 1.4V sensitivity,
CL1: 30.5 dB at 4/8 ohm.
CL2: 32.1 dB at 4/8 ohm.
CL4: 34 dB at 4/8 ohm.
AC Line Requirements: North American CL1 and
CL2 units are 100 volts or 120 volts, 60 Hz only.
All other models 230-240 volts are 50/60 Hz.
Voltages are ±10%.
AC Line Current (no signal),
CL1: 100 Volts: 7.6 A; 120 Volts: 6.3 A;
230-240 Volts: 3.5 A.
CL2: 100 Volts: 11.4 A; 120 Volts: 9.5 A;
230-240 Volts: 5.0 A.
CL4: 100 Volts: 8.5 A; 120 Volts: 7.1 A;
230-240 Volts: 3.7 A.
AC Line Connector: Detachable 15A IEC connector
with country-specific plug.
Performance
Frequency Response, 22 Hz to 20 kHz at 1 watt,
CL1, CL2: ±0.1 dB.
CL4: ±0.25 dB.
Phase Response: ±15 degrees from 10 Hz to 20
kHz at 1 watt.
Signal to Noise Ratio, A-Weighted:
CL1, CL2: Better than 105 dB below rated
1-kHz power.
CL4: Better than 102 dB below rated 1-kHz power.
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD), at rated power:
0.5% or less.
Intermodulation Distortion (60 Hz and 7 kHz at 4:1):
CL1, CL2: Less than 0.1% at rated power to 30 dB
below rated power at 8 ohms.
CL4: Less than 0.5% at rated power to 30 dB
below rated power at 8 ohms.
Damping Factor (8 ohm):
CL1, CL2: Better than 600 from 10 Hz to 400 Hz.
CL4: Better than 1000 from 10 Hz to 400 Hz.
Crosstalk, 20 Hz to 20 kHz:
CL1, CL2: Better than 50 dB below rated power.
CL4: Better than 50 dB below rated power at 10 kHz.
Power: An on/off rocker switch located on
the front panel.
Mode: Two-position switch. “Stereo” operates the
amplifier as two independent channels. “Bridge”
bridges the two output channels for twice the output voltage.
Construction
Indicators
Signal: A green indicator for each channel which
flashes when a very low-level signal (> –40 dBm) is
present at input. May be used for troubleshooting
cable runs.
Rugged steel chassis, coated with environmentally friendly powder for long life and ease of maintenance.
Cooling: Proportional speed fan.
Clip: A red indicator for each channel which turns
on when distortion becomes audible in the amplifier output.
Dimensions
Fault: A red indicator for each channel which indicates amplifier has muted output. Normally off.
Status may be monitored remotely by plugging into
back-panel RJ11 Fault jack.
Height (all models): 5.25-inch (13.34-cm);
Power: A blue indicator that turns on when the
amplifier has been turned on and has power.
Input/Output
Input Connector (standard module): One Neutrik
Combo connector for each channel (balanced ¼inch [6.35-mm] phone jack and 3-pin female XLR
connector, in parallel with a barrier strip termination).
Width (all models): EIA Standard 19-inch rack
mount (EIA RS-310-B);
Depth (behind front mounting surface):
CL1, CL2: 12.25-inch (31.11-cm);
CL4: 16.25-inch (36.56-cm).
Weight
CL1: 32.6 pounds (14.78 kg);
CL2: 40.3 pounds (18.28 kg);
CL4: 33.3 pounds (15.1 kg).
For shipping weight, add 6 pounds (2.7 kg) to each
amplifier’s weight.
Input Stage: Electronically balanced with precision
1% resistors.
System Solutions
Input Impedance: Nominally 20 k ohms balanced.
Nominally 10 k ohms unbalanced.
SST Modules: SST-SBSC: variable Linkwitz-Riley
stereo crossover with mono-summed sub-bass
outputs;
Input Sensitivity: Channel independent. Factory set
at 1.4 volts for standard 1-kHz, 8-ohm power. 26dB gain and 0.775-volt sensitivity available as a
Service Option.
Output Connectors: All models. Four-terminal
touch-proof barrier block.
Output Signal,
Stereo: Unbalanced, two-channel.
ScreenArray SST modules.
Regulatory Certifications
CL1 & CL2
Other Applications
Bridge-Mono: Balanced, single-channel. Channel 1
controls are active; Channel 2 should be turned
down.
Common Mode Rejection (CMR): Better than
40 dB from 20 Hz to 1 kHz.
DC Output Offset (Shorted Input): ±10 mV.
Note: All measurements apply to all models of CH
series amplifiers in stereo mode with 8-ohm loads and
an input sensitivity of 26-dB gain, 1-kHz at rated power
unless other otherwise specified. Specifications for
units supplied outside the U.S.A. may vary slightly at
different AC voltages and frequencies.
INSTALLED SOUND
s part of the Contractor (CH/CL) Series, Crown provides three models
(CL1, CL2 and CL4) that offer low-impedance compatibility for applications
where high-power, low-impedance loads are the primary requirement. The CL
Series models provide 2-, 4-, and 8-ohm options per channel. Rear-panel level
controls for secure operation and precision detented level controls allow for
accurate level settings in many fixed installation applications. Active crossover
with signal routing available with optional System Solution Topology modules
(SST-SBSC and ScreenArray SSTs).
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AMPLIFIERS `INSTALLED SOUND
CP Series: 6-Channel Flexibility
CP660
6 Channel
`FEATURES
• Six independent amplifier channels and three bridging
switches provide maximum configuration flexibility.
• Separate gain controls on the back panel allow
convenient level balancing of all channels.
• Super-quiet variable-speed fan with auto trigger
provides silent, efficient cooling.
• Three Dual/Mono switches on the back panel give
a broad range of flexibility in configuring your system.
• Compact architecture fits in a two-rack space.
POWER OUTPUT*
Model
CP660
1 Ch/1 load
4-ohm
8-ohm
Six-Channel Mode
4 Ch/4 loads
4-ohm
8-ohm
6 Ch/6 loads
4-ohm 8-ohm
2 Ch/1 load
8-ohm
Bridge Mode
4 Ch/2 loads
8-ohm
6 Ch/3 loads
8-ohm
130W 90W
100W 70W
75W 60W
250W
200W
150W
*Maximum average power in watts at 0.3% THD, 1 kHz.
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`SPECIFICATIONS
Back Panel Controls
Dimensions
Performance
Level control for each channel; three two-position
Dual/Mono switches (Ch. 1&2, Ch. 3&4, Ch. 5&6).
AC line connector, EMA 5-15P (15A) on North
American units.
EIA Standard 19-inch rack mount width (EIA RS310-B), 3.5-inch (8.9-cm) height and 12.75-inch
(32.3-cm) depth behind front mounting surface.
Center of gravity is 6 inches (15.2 cm) behind the
front mounting surface and 7 inches (17.8 cm) in
from the outer edge of the left rack ear.
Frequency Response (at 1 watt) 20 Hz to 20 kHz:
+0/-1 dB.
Phase Response: ±15 degrees from 20 Hz to
10 kHz @ 1 watt.
Signal-to-Noise, A-weighted, below rated power:
Better than 100 dB.
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) at 1 kHz rated
power: < 0.3% true THD.
Front Panel Indicators
Green Signal LED for each channel; yellow Clip LED
for each channel; red Temp LED; green Power LED.
Net Weight: 30 lbs. (13.0 kg).
Intermodulation Distortion (IMD): (60 Hz and 7
kHz @ 4:1) from rated power to 35 dB below rated
power at 8 ohms: <0.25%.
Input Connectors
Damping Factor: Greater than 250 from
20 to 400 Hz.
Output Connector
Input Sensitivity: 0.7 volt for rated output.
Input Impedance: 20 k ohms, balanced;
10 k ohms unbalanced.
Weight
Shipping Weight: 37 lbs. (17 kg).
Balanced three-terminal barrier block connectors.
Regulatory Certifications
One set of 5-way, color-coded binding posts for
each channel. The output connectors can accommodate banana plugs, double banana plugs, or
wire as large as 10 gauge.
Other Applications
DC Output Offset: Less than ±50 millivolts.
Load Impedance: Safe with all types of loads.
Rated for 4 and 8 ohms in Dual mode, 8 ohms
in Bridge mode
Required AC Mains: North American units are
120VAC, 60-Hz only; 100 and 240VAC (±10%) 50Hz units are available.
AC Line Current (no signal):
100 Volts: 7.8 A
120 Volts: 6.5 A
240 Volts: 3.3 A.
Front Panel Controls
Protection
The CP660 amplifier is protected against shorted,
open or mismatched loads; over-loaded power
supplies; excessive temperature; chain destruction
phenomena; input overload damage; and high-frequency blow-ups. It also protects loudspeakers
from input/output DC, large or dangerous DC offsets and turn-on/turn-off transients.
Note: All measurements are related to 120VAC units 60
Hz in stereo mode with 8-ohm loads at 1-kHz at rated
power unless other otherwise specified. Specifications
for units supplied outside the U.S.A. may vary slightly
at different AC voltages and frequencies.
Cooling
Internal heat exchangers with on-demand forced
air cooling.
Power on/off rocker switch.
INSTALLED SOUND
he CP660 is a six-channel amplifier that will give you super flexibility
and the best watts-to-dollar ratio around. With six independent channels, the CP660 takes the place of three, two-channel amplifiers, yet still
fits in a standard two-rack-space chassis. It’s ideal for a variety of surround-sound uses, as well as many paging, zoning, and background music
applications. Plus, when you need it, you can easily bridge any pair of
channels for double the power.
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AMPLIFIERS `INSTALLED SOUND
CCA Series: Crown’s Commerial Audio Series
180MA, 280MA, 1160MA
Commercial Audio
`FEATURES
• 4 to 8 inputs, 1 to 2 amplifier output channels.
• Ideal for commercial and industrial use.
• Balanced Phoenix-type mic/line inputs; touch-proofed screw-terminal
speaker outputs.
• Any input can be sent to any output.
• Built-in four-tone generator.
• Priority muting.
POWER OUTPUT*
Model
180MA
280MA
1160MA
4-ohm
70V/100V
80W
80W
160W
80W
80W
160W
*Minimum guaranteed power in watts at 1 kHz with 0.5% THD.
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`SPECIFICATIONS
Performance
Frequency Response: 30 Hz to 15 kHz ±1 dB at
line out.
Clip Indicators: Red LED, one per output channel.
Illuminates at threshold of audible distortion.
Tone Level: One per channel, a rear-panel potentiometer that sets the volume of the tones.
Output Volume Controls: One per output channel.
Detented pot with knob.
Input Connectors:Mic/Line Connector, 3-pin
Phoenix-type, low-impedance balanced, one per
input channel. Dual RCA for stereo music signals,
unbalanced, summed together, two connectors per
input channel. Amp Input Connector, 3-pin
Phoenix-type, high-impedance balanced, one per
amplifer channel. Used to link an additional mixer
to the mixer-amplifier.
Power Bandwidth: 50 Hz to 20 kHz with < 0.5%
THD at 2 dB below maximum 1 kHz power.
Rear Panel Controls and Connectors
Signal to Noise Ratio: 85 dB, master volume at
minimum.
Reset Switch: Resets the circuit breaker that protects the power supply.
DC Output Offset: < ±5 mV.
AC Power Inlet: Detachable IEC.
THD: Less than 0.5% at rated power at 1 kHz.
Auxiliary Power Input: 2-position terminal strip for
24 VDC(±10%) backup power. Accepts up to 14
AWG terminal forks.
Input Sensitivity (for full output at maximum gain):
Balanced mic inputs: 3 mV.
Balanced line inputs: 800 mV.
RCA connectors: 400 mV.
Input Impedance:
Mic: 400 ohms
Line: 100 k ohms
RCA: 50 k ohms
Crosstalk: –70dB at 1kHz.
Line Output Level (nominal): 1V into 10 kilohms.
Phantom Power: 15 VDC.
AC Line Voltages Available: 100V 50/60 Hz; 120V
60 Hz; 220V 50/60 Hz; 230V 50/60 Hz; 240V
50/60 Hz.
Operating Temperature/Humidy: 0°C to 40°C at
95% relative humidity (non-condensing).
Storage Temperature: –20°C to 85°C.
Front Panel Controls and Indicators
Power Switch: Pushbutton on-off switch.
Input Volume Controls: Microphone/line, four in
180MA and 1160MA, eight in 280MA. Detented
pots with knobs.
Tone Controls: Bass and Treble non-detented
potentiometers on each input channel. Bass ±10 dB
at 100 Hz, Treble ±10 dB at 10 kHz.
Power Indicator: Blue LED indicates power on.
Input Signal Presence Indicator: Green LED, one
for each input channel, illuminates when input signal exceeds –24 dBu (line) or -70 dBu (mic).
Output Signal Presence Indicator: Green LED, one
for each output channel, illuminates when output
signal level exceeds 100 mV.
Amplifier Outputs Connector: One per channel, 4position terminal strip with Com, 4 ohms, 70V and
100V terminals. Accepts up to 14 AWG terminal
forks. Non-touch cover included.
Output VCA Connector: 4-pin Phoenix-type connector for two VCA control lines of +10 VDC and
ground. Compatible with Crown 1-VCAP and 4VCAP modules.
Amp Config Switch: A DIP switch with two functions:
1. Assigns one of the inputs as the priority input
for each output, thereby temporarily muting the
remaining inputs. Muting is activated by contact
closure.
2. Global enable switch for phantom power. Does
not affect RCA inputs. Default position is off.
Priority Connector: 3-pin Phoenix-type connector
allows Input 1 or Input 5 (280MA only) to mute
other input signals by contact closure.
Input Routing Switch (280MA only): DIP switches
that assign each input signal to each output. One
switch per input.
Line Out Connector: One 3-pin balanced Phoenixtype connector per output channel. Post master,
pre-VCA, with level control.
Mic/line Switch: Selects mic-level or line-level signals. One switch for each balanced input.
Link In/Out Switch: Slide switch, one per channel.
With the Link Switch IN, any signal applied to the
Amp Input connector will be mixed with the input
signal(s). With the Link Switch OUT, only the signal
from the Amp Input Connector will appear at the
amplifier output.
Cooling: Convection cooled.
Protection: Current Limit Protection; Thermal Limit
Protection (over-temperature thermal cutout); DCFault Load Protection.
Included Accessories: Power Cord. Detachable
rack ears. Non-touch cover for output connectors.
Optional Accessories: 1-VCAP remote volume
control for one channel. 4-VCAP remote volume
control for four channels.
Dimensions: EIA Standard 19-inch (48.3-cm) rack
mount width (EIA RS-310-B), 3.5-inch (8.9-cm)
height and 14-inch (35.6-cm) depth behind the
mounting surface.
Weight: Net Weight: 180MA: 21.0 lbs. (9.5 kg).
280MA: 25.3 lbs. (11.5 kg) 1160MA: 25.3 lbs.
(11.5 kg). Shipping Weight: 180MA: 26.0 lbs.
(11.8 kg) 280MA: 30.3 lbs. (13.7 kg) 1160MA:
30.3 lbs. (13.7 kg)
Regulatory Certifications*
Tone Generator Connector: 5-pin Phoenix-type
connector. Tones include Bell, Pre-Announce
Chime, Alert Tone, and Evacuate Tone. All tones
are activated by contact closures on the connector.
Input Routing Switch (280MA only): DIP switches
that assign each input signal to each output. Two
switches per input.
Line Out Connector: One 3-pin balanced Phoenixtype connector per output channel. Post master,
pre-VCA. Level controlled by master volume control.
Note: All measurements are related to 120VAC units 60
Hz in stereo mode with 8-ohm loads at 1-kHz at rated
power unless other otherwise specified. Specifications
for units supplied outside the U.S.A. may vary slightly
at different AC voltages and frequencies.
* Pending.
rown’s Commercial Audio mixer/amplifiers deliver legendary Crown
quality to the commercial audio industry. These high-value mixeramplifiers provide both 4-ohm and constant-voltage outputs (70V and
100V) for use in a wide range of commercial applications including
schools, hospitals, factories, restaurant/retail, houses of worship, fitness
facilities, A/V boardrooms, prisons, and small offices. Easily configured for
a range of uses such as paging, background music, security, and evacuation instructions, Crown’s Commercial Audio units are the smart choice for
commercial sound.
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AMPLIFIERS `INSTALLED SOUND
Product Applications
AMPLIFIERS `INSTALLED SOUND
Product Applications
PORTABLE PA
Xs Series
CE Series
XLS Series
AMPLIFIERS `PORTABLE PA
Xs Series: Power in Xs
Xs500, Xs700, Xs900, Xs1200, Xs4300
Power in Xs
`FEATURES
• Housed in a rugged, all-steel 2U chassis.
• Efficient forced-air fan prevents excessive thermal buildup.
• 2-channel models have XLR-1/4-inch combo and Phoenix-style
input connectors, daisy-chain XLR outputs, touch-proof binding
post outputs and Speakon outputs.
• Precision detented level controls, power switch, and five
LEDs which indicate clip for each channel, power, AC present,
temperature and fault conditions.
• Microprocessor-controlled protection system.
• Lightweight design.
POWER OUTPUT*
Model
2-ohm Dual**
(per channel)
4-ohm Dual
(per channel)
Xs500
Xs700
Xs900
X1200
750W
900W
1,100W
1,600W
500W
750W
900W
1,100W
8-ohm Dual
(per channel)
400W
450W
600W
650W
4-ohm**
Bridge
1,600W
1,900W
2,500W
3,000W
*Refers to maximum average power in watts at 1kHz with 0.15% THD. **At 0.5% THD.
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8-ohm
Bridge
1,450W
1,645W
2,100W
2,300W
`SPECIFICATIONS
Front Panel Controls
Performance
Level: Two or four front-panel, gray rotary level
controls, one for each channel.
Sensitivity (volts RMS) for full rated power at 4
ohms: 1.4V.
Frequency Response (at 1 watt) 22 Hz to 22 kHz:
±1 dB.
Phase Response (degrees at 1 watt, 20 Hz to 20
kHz): +5°, –18°
Signal-to-Noise Ratio:
A-weighted, below rated power: > 102 dB.
22Hz to 22kHz, below rated power: > 97 dB.
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) at full bandwidth
power, from 20 Hz to 20 kHz: <0.5%.
Intermodulation Distortion (IMD) (60 Hz and 7
kHz at 4:1 from full rated output to –40 dB): < 1%.
Damping Factor (8 ohm) 10 Hz to 400 Hz: > 200.
Crosstalk at 1 kHz (below rated power):
Xs500: > 55 dB
Xs700: > 55 dB
Xs900: > 67 dB
Xs1200: > 65 dB
Crosstalk at 20 kHz (below rated power):
Xs500: > 55 dB
Xs700: > 55 dB
Xs900: > 62 dB
Xs1200: > 45 dB
Voltage Gain (at maximum level setting):
Xs500: 32:1 (30.1 dB)
Xs700: 38:1 (31.6 dB)
Xs900: 42:1 (32.5 dB)
Xs1200: 47.4:1 (33.5 dB)
Input Impedance (balanced, unbalanced):
20 k ohms, 10 k ohms.
Load Impedance: Safe with all types of loads.
Rated for 2 to 8 ohms per channel in Stereo, 4 to
8 ohms in Bridge Mono.
DC Output Offset (shorted input): < ±75 millivolts.
AC Line Voltage and Frequency Configurations
Available (±10%): 120VAC/60 Hz and 230VAC/50 Hz.
Power Switch: On when in the right-hand position.
Front Panel Indicators
Signal: Two or four green LEDs, one for each
channel, illuminates when the channel’s input signal level is above –40 dBu.
Clip: Two or four front-panel red LEDs, one for
each channel, illuminates when the channel’s output signal is being overdriven.
Power: Yellow LED indicates amplifier has been
turned on and AC power is available.
AC Mains: Red LED indicates the presence of AC
power at the power cord, even if the amplifier is not
turned on.
Protection
Xs Series amplifiers provide extensive protection
and diagnostic capabilities, including output current
limiting, microprocessor-controlled DC protection,
circuit breaker, and special thermal protection for
the unit’s transformers.
Cooling
Flow-through ventilation from front to back.
Internal heat sinks with forced-air cooling for rapid,
uniform heat dissipation.
Dimensions
Fault: Red LED illuminates when amplifier is in
protect mode. Also illuminates briefly during normal power-up when amplifier is first switched on.
EIA Standard 19-inch (48.3-cm) rack mount width
(EIA RS-310-B), 3.5-inch (8.9-cm) height and
17.14-inch (43.5-cm) depth behind the mounting
surface.
Bridge: Yellow LED indicates that amplifier is in
Bridge-Mono mode
Weight
Temp: Red LED indicates that channel(s) are in
thermal protect mode.
Input Connectors
Net Weight: 28 lb 14 oz (13.1 kg).
Shipping Weight: 34 lb (15.4 kg)
Regulatory Certifications
XLR-1/4 inch combo connectors: One per channel, 3-pin female XLR connector and TRS-1/4 inch
phone jack accept balanced or unbalanced signals.
3-pin Phoenix-style connectors (2-channel models only): One per channel, accepts balanced or
unbalanced signals
Other Applications
Output Connectors
Balanced XLR connectors (2-channel models
only): One per channel, 3-pin male XLR connector
in parallel with XLR-1/4 inch combo and Phoenixstyle input connectors for daisy-chain operation.
5-way binding post output connectors: One pair
per channel; accept banana plugs, spade lugs or
bare wire. Note: Binding post outputs on European
models come with safety plugs installed to prevent
European power-cord plugs from being inserted. The
top & bottom entry positions for these connectors
should therefore be used with European models.
he Xs Series of power amplifiers from Crown represents a new era in
affordable, quality switch-mode power amplification. The line consists of
four models in a uniform, rugged 2U chassis, incorporating the best of triedand-true design principles and innovative features. The series features four
2-channel models: the Xs500, Xs700, Xs900 and Xs1200. Each has identical features, except for output power. Xs Series amplifiers are professional
stereo power amplifiers engineered to meet demanding audio requirements—reliably and within budget.
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4-pole Speakon output connector: One connector
per channel. Accepts a 4-pole Speakon connector.
Note: Specifications apply to units in Stereo mode
with 8-ohm loads and rated input sensitivity unless
otherwise specified.
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AMPLIFIERS `PORTABLE PA
CE Series: Power and Reliability
CE 1000, CE 2000, CE 4000
2 Ohm
Performance
`FEATURES
• Handles 2-ohm loads.
• Front-panel detented level controls.
• Function indicators, fan-assisted cooling, short-circuit protection.
• Class “I” (BCA) circuitry in CE 4000 offers extra power and efficiency.
• Selectable highpass and lowpass filters in CE 4000.
• Works with SST modules that provide extra functions.
POWER OUTPUT*
Model
2-ohm Dual
(per channel)
4-ohm Dual
(per channel)
CE 1000
CE 2000
CE 4000
560W
450W
975W
660W
1,400W** 1,200W
8-ohm Dual
(per channel)
275W
400W
600W
4-ohm
Bridge
1,100W
900W
1,950W 1,320W
2,800W** 2,400W
*Maximum average power in watts at 0.5% THD, 1 kHz.
**+200V line voltage provides 1,800W (2 ohm stereo) and 3,600W (4 ohm bridge-mono).
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8-ohm
Bridge
`SPECIFICATIONS
Performance
Power Draw At Idle:
CE1000/2000: 90 watts;
CE4000: 120 watts.
CE 4000: 5-way plus Speakon.
Other Connectors
Frequency Response (at 1 watt):
CE 1000/2000: ±0.2 dB from 20 Hz to 25 kHz.
CE 4000: ±0.25 dB from 20 Hz to 20 kHz.
Front Panel Controls
Phase Response (at 1 watt) 20 Hz to 20 kHz:
±15 degrees.
Level: A detented rotary level control for each
channel.
Signal to Noise Ratio (below rated power),
20 Hz to 20 kHz:
CE 1000/2000: > 100 dB.
CE 4000: > 102 dB.
Power: An on/off rocker switch.
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) at rated power:
0.5% or less.
Intermodulation Distortion (IMD)
(60 Hz and 7 kHz at 4:1):
CE 1000/2000, from 163 millwatts to full
bandwidth power: Less than 0.1%.
CE 4000, from rated power to –30 dB at 8 ohms:
Less than 0.5%.
Damping Factor from 10 Hz to 400 Hz:
CE 1000/2000: Greater than 400
CE 4000: Greater than 1000. (Measured using
binding post output connectors.)
Crosstalk, below rated power, 20 Hz to 20 kHz:
CE 1000/2000: >55 dB.
CE 4000: >40 dB.
Common Mode Rejection (CMR)
20 Hz to 1 kHz: > 70 dB.
Back Panel Controls
Stereo/Mono: Two-position switch selects either
Stereo or Bridge-Mono operation.
Filter Switches (CE 4000 only),
Low Pass: A three-position switch (Flat / 80 Hz /
100 Hz) for each channel. Filter rolloff is 24-dB per
octave.
Input Impedance (balanced, unbalanced):
20 k ohms, 10 k ohms.
Input Sensitivity: 1.4 volts for standard 1-kHz
power, or fixed 26-dB gain. 0.775-volt sensitivity
also standard on CE4 000 amplifiers; 0.775-volt
sensitivity is available as a Service Option on CE
1000/2000 amplifiers.
Load Impedance: Safe with all types of loads.
Rated for 2, 4 and 8 ohms in Stereo mode, 4 and 8
ohms in Bridge-Mono mode.
Voltage Gain to 1-kHz, 8-ohm rated output:
CE 1000: 30.5 dB at 1.4-volt sensitivity;
26 dB at 2.34-volt sensitivity.
Internal Controls
Cooling: Proportional speed fan.
Sensitivity
CE 1000/2000: Two-position switch: 1.4 volts for
full output into an 8-ohm load (default setting), or a
fixed voltage gain of 26 dB.
Dimensions: EIA Standard 19-inch rack mount
width (EIA RS-310-B), 5.25-inch (13.34-cm) height
and 12.25-inch (31.11-cm) (CE 1000/2000) or
16.25-inch (36.56-cm) (CE 4000) depth behind
front mounting surface. CE4000 has additional 1inch rear rack ears.
CE 4000: Three-position switch: 0.775 volts or 1.4
volts for full output into an 8-ohm load (default setting), or a fixed voltage gain of 26 dB.
Front Panel Indicators
Signal: Green LED for each channel flashes when
a very low-level signal (>–40 dBm) is at input. May
be used to troubleshoot cable runs.
Clip: Red LED for each channel turns on when
distortion becomes audible in the amplifier output.
Fault: Red LED flashes to signal fault condition.
Will also flash during normal start-up sequence.
Power: Green LED turns on when amplifier is on
and has power.
Weight: CE 1000: 32.6 pounds (14.79 kg). CE
2000: 40.3 pounds (18.28 kg). CE 4000: 33.3
pounds (15.1 kg). For shipping weight, add 6
pounds (2.7 kg) to each amplifier’s weight.
Accessories
CE handles: See Accessories Section for more
information.
System Solutions
SST modules: See CL models for description.
Regulatory Certifications
CE 4000: 39.0 dB at 0.775-volt sensitivity; 33.8 dB
at 1.4-volt sensitivity; 26 dB at 3.46-volt sensitivity.
Output Connectors
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CE 1000 &
CE 2000TX
Other Applications
CE 1000/CE 2000: Choice of 2 Neutrik Speakon®
NL4MP (Models CE1000A or CE2000A), barrier
plus Speakon (CE1000AS1 or CE2000AS1), or 5way plus Speakon (CE1000AS2 orCE2000AS2);
ith their powerful, reliable performance, CE Series amps easily handle
2-ohm loads and are capable of chest-thumping lows. CE 4000
amplifiers feature Crown’s patented, award-winning BCA® (Class “I”) technology, and provide superior power output, increased efficiency, and legendary Crown sound. CE 4000 amplifiers feature selectable, on-board
high- and low-pass filter sets, so you can easily add a sub-bass system.
With all models, optional SST modules provide features like crossovers
and summed bass output.
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Rugged steel chassis is coated with environmentally friendly powder for long life and ease of maintenance.
Input Connectors (standard module)
CE 2000: 32.1 dB at 1.4-volt sensitivity;
26 dB at 2.83-volt sensitivity.
AC Line Current (CE 4000):
100 volts: 8.5 A; 120 volts: 7.1 A;
230-240 volts: 3.7 A.
Protected against shorted, open or mismatched
loads; overloaded power supplies; excessive temperature, chain destruction phenomena, input overload damage and high-frequency blowups. They
also protect loudspeakers from input/output DC,
large or dangerous DC offsets and turn-on/turn-off
transients.
Construction
One Neutrik® Combo connector for each channel
(balanced 1/4-inch [6.35-mm] phone jack and 3pin female XLR connector, in parallel with a barrier
strip termination).
Required AC Mains: 50/60 Hz,100-240 VAC
(±10%).
Protection
High Pass: A four-position switch (Flat / 30 Hz / 40
Hz / 50 Hz) for each channel. Filter rolloff is 18-dB
per octave.
DC Output Offset (Shorted Input): < ±10 mV.
Input Stage: Input is electronically balanced and
employs precision 1% resistors.
Fault Jack: RJ-11 jack allows remote monitoring
of amplifier Fault condition. An LED or other signaling device (not supplied) may be used.
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*Note: All measurements related to 120-volt ,60-Hz units in stereo mode with 8-ohm
loads and an input sensitivity of 26-dB gain at 1-kHz rated power unless other otherwise specified. Specifications for units supplied for units supplied outside the U.S.A.
may vary slightly at different AC voltages and frequencies.
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XLS Series: Affordable and Reliable
XLS 202, XLS 402, XLS 602
Evolution
`FEATURES
• Housed in a rugged, all-steel 2U chassis.
• Efficient forced-air fan prevents excessive
thermal buildup.
• Electronically balanced XLR inputs; touchproof
binding post and Speakon outputs.
• Precision detented level controls, power
switch, and four LEDs, which indicate clip for
each channel, power and fault conditions.
POWER OUTPUT*
Model
XLS 202
XLS 402
XLS 602
2-ohm Dual
(per channel)
4-ohm Dual
(per channel)
8-ohm Dual
(per channel)
250W
570W
840W
200W
400W
600W
145W
260W
370W
*Maximum average power in watts at 0.5% THD, 1 kHz.
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4-ohm
Bridge
8-ohm
Bridge
400W 500W
800W 1,140W
1,200W 1,680W
`SPECIFICATIONS
Protection
Performance
Front Panel Controls
Sensitivity (volts RMS) for full rated power
at 4 ohms,
XLS 202: 0.725
XLS 402: 1.025
XLS 602: 1.26.
Level: Two front-panel, black rotary level controls,
one for each channel.
Frequency Response (at 1 watt) 22 Hz to 20 kHz:
±0.75 dB.
Back Panel Controls
Power: Front-panel switch; on when in the UP
position.
Cooling
Circuit Breaker: Provides overload protection.
Phase Response (degrees at 1 watt)
at 10 Hz: –10.
at 20 kHz: +19.
Front Panel Indicators
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (20 Hz to 20 kHz)
A-weighted, below rated power: > 100 dB.
No weighting, below rated power: > 95 dB.
Clip: Two front-panel red LEDs, one for each channel, illuminate when the channel’s output signal is
being overdriven.
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) at full bandwidth
power, from 20 Hz to 1 kHz: < 0.5%.
Power: Green front-panel LED indicates amplifier
has been turned on and AC power is available.
Intermodulation Distortion (IMD) (60 Hz and
7 kHz at 4:1) from full rated output to –40 dB:
< 0.3%.
Fault: Yellow front-panel LED illuminates when
amplifier is in protect mode. Also illuminates briefly
during normal power-up when amplifier is first
switched on.
Damping Factor (8 ohm) 10 Hz to 400 Hz: > 200.
Crosstalk (below rated power)
at 1 kHz: –82 dB.
at 20 kHz: –58 dB.
DC Output Offset (shorted input): ±10 millivolts.
XLS Series amplifiers provide extensive protection
including output current limiting, DC protection,
circuit breaker, and special thermal protection for
the unit’s transformers.
Input Connectors
One per channel; back-panel three-pin female XLR
input connectors.
Flow-through ventilation from front to back.
Internal heat sinks with forced-air cooling for rapid,
uniform heat dissipation.
Dimensions
EIA Standard 19-inch (48.3-cm) rack mount width
(EIA RS-310-B), 3.5-inch (8.9-cm) height and 14inch (35.6-cm) depth behind the mounting surface.
Weight
Net Weight,
XLS 202: 21.0 lbs. (9.5 kg);
XLS 402: 25.3 lbs. (11.5 kg);
XLS 602: 27.2 lbs. (12.3 kg).
Shipping Weight,
XLS 202: 26.0 lbs. (11.8 kg);
XLS 402: 30.3 lbs. (13.8 kg);
XLS 602: 32.2 lbs. (14.6 kg).
Voltage Gain (at maximum output): 31 dB.
Input Impedance: (balanced, unbalanced):
20 k ohms, 10 k ohms.
Load Impedance: Safe with all types of loads.
Rated for 2 to 8 ohms in Stereo, 8 ohms in
Bridge-Mono.
AC Line Voltages Available (±10%): 120VAC,
60 Hz and 230VAC, 50 Hz.
Output Connectors
Two 4-pole Speakon connectors (one per channel) and one pair of back-panel, 5-way binding
posts per channel; accepts banana plugs, spade
lugs or bare wire. (European models do not
accept banana plugs).
Regulatory Certifications
Other Applications
Note: Specifications apply to units in Stereo mode with
8-ohm loads and rated input sensitivity unless otherwise specified.
INSTALLED
P O R T A B LSOUND
E PA
he XLS Series of power amplifiers from Crown represents a new era in
affordable, quality power amplification. The line consists of three models
in a uniform, rugged 2U chassis, incorporating the best of tried-and-true
design principles and innovative features.
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AMPLIFIERS `PORTABLE PA
Product Applications
AMPLIFIERS `PORTABLE PA
Product Applications
TOURING
I-Tech Series
MA-VZ Series
MA-02 Series
AMPLIFIERS `TOURING
I-Tech Series: Excellence Without Compromise
I-T4000, I-T6000, I-T8000
Excellence
`FEATURES
• Unmatched power in a 2U lightweight chassis.
• Global power supply with Power Factor Correction.
• Onboard DSP.
• Connects to Harman Pro HiQnet and Crown TCP/IQ™
network (CobraNet input available in optional CN
models, coming soon).
• LCD control screen allows easy setup, diagnostics,
and DSP presets for various loudspeakers.
POWER OUTPUT*
Model
I-T4000
I-T6000
I-T8000
2-ohm Dual
4-ohm Dual
8-ohm Dual
(per channel)
(per channel)
(per channel)
4-ohm
Bridge
8-ohm
Bridge
1800W
2500W
3500W
2000W
3000W
4000W
1250W
1500W
2100W
3600W
5000W
7000W
4000W
6000W
8000W
*Guaranteed minimum power in watts at rated THD, 20 Hz - 20 kHz
*Maximum average power in watts at 0.35% THD, 20 Hz - 20 kHz
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`SPECIFICATIONS
Frequency Response (at 1 watt, 20 Hz - 20 kHz):
±0.25dB.
Signal to Noise Ratio below rated full-bandwidth
power, A-weighted: > 105 dB
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) at full rated
power: < 0.35%.
Intermodulation Distortion (IMD) 60 Hz and 7 kHz
at 4:1, from full rated output to –35 dB: < 0.35%.
Damping Factor (20 Hz to 100 Hz, 8 ohms): > 5000.
Crosstalk (below rated power, 20 Hz to 1 kHz):
> 80 dB.
Common Mode Rejection (CMR) (20 Hz to
1 kHz): > 50 dB.
DC Output Offset (shorted input): < ±3 mV.
Input Impedance (nominal): 20 kilohms balanced,
10 kilohms unbalanced.
Maximum Input Level: +15 dBu or +22 dBu,
depending on input sensitivity.
Latency (analog, digital inputs): 1.13 mS analog,
1.81 mS digital (96 kHz).
A/D, D/A Converters: 24-bit 96 kHz Cirrus Logic.
Digital Input: AES/EBU, 24-bit, 32-96 kHz.
Onboard sample rate converter.
Network: Onboard HiQnet and TCP/IQ, compatible
with standard 100 Mb Ethernet hardware.
DSP: 24-bit conversion with 32-bit, floating-point
DSP processing. Has 64 assignable filters with 9
different filter types. Includes all-pass filters, over 2
seconds of delay available per channel, and dual
uncorrelated-noise and sine-wave generators.
Load Supervision: Monitors the average impedance on the output of the amplifier. If the impedance falls outside the specified high/low limits, this
function alerts the user via the front panel display,
and via the IQwic software when amp is on an IQ
Network.
Error Reporting: Reports clip errors, thermal
errors, fault conditions and load monitoring errors
for each channel via the front panel display and via
Harman Pro System Architech or IQwic software
when amp is on an HiQnet or IQ Network.
Attenuators: Speed-sensitive rotary encoders,
0.5 dB steps, range 0 to –100 dB.
Load Impedance (Note: Safe with all types
of loads): Stereo: 1/2/4/8/16 ohms.
Bridge Mono: 2/4/8 ohms.
Input Sensitivity for rated output/8 ohms:
Adjustable in 0.1V steps from 1.4V to 7.75V .
Voltage Gain:
I-T4000: 37.1 dB to 22.2 dB.
I-T6000: 37.9 dB to 23.0 dB
I-T8000: 39.3 dB to 24.5 dB
Required AC Mains: Universal AC input, 100240VAC, 50/60 Hz (±15%). Maximum AC mains
voltage 277VAC.
Power Cord Connector: Five cordsets supplied
with amplifier (USA, UK, European, Australia,
India).
Front Panel Controls
Power Switch: Push-on/push-off switch with builtin green AC mains present indicator.
LCD Control Screen and Controls: These let the
user adjust the amplifier’s attenuation and muting,
configure the amp, set up and view error monitoring
(such as temperature and load supervision), and
recall DSP presets. The presets allow the user to
quickly reconfigure the amp for various applications.
LCD Control Screen: Integrated LCD with white
LED backlight, controls amplifier setup and operation. Normal mode: Attenuation in 0.5 dB steps,
Mute/Unmute, Front Panel Lockout.
Basic Menu: LCD Contrast, CH1 Sensitivity, CH2
Sensitivity, Speaker Preset, Dual/Bridge mode, Input Y.
Advanced Menu: Attenuator Limits, Attenuator
Link, Clip Limiter, Peak Voltage Limiter, Average
Power Limiter, Pink Noise Generator, AES/EBU
Input Trim, Input Source, Maximum Analog Input,
Meter Display Type.
Monitor Menu: Speaker Load, Thermal %, AC
Voltage, Operating Time, Firmware, Manufacturing
Info, Networking, Thermal Errors, Clip Errors, Low
Limit Load Errors, High Limit Load Errors, Line
Voltage Errors.
Menu/Exit Button: “Menu” enters the main menu.
“Exit” gets out of the Menu.
Next Button: Selects the next item in the Menu.
Prev Button: Selects the previous item in the Menu
Level Controls (Encoders): These two knobs affect
the Channel-1 and Channel-2 output levels. They
also select Menu items and adjust parameter values that are displayed on the LCD Control Screen.
Back Panel Controls
Reset Switch/Circuit Breaker: Resets circuit
breaker that protects power supply.
Front Panel Indicators
Bridge Mode Indicator: Yellow LED illuminates
when the amplifier is set to Bridge-Mono mode.
Ready Indicator: Green LED, one per channel, illuminates when the channel is initialized and ready to
produce audio output. Indicator is off when the
amplifier is in standby mode via the IQ system.
Signal Indicators: Three green LEDs per channel
indicate the amplifier’s input and output signal levels.
Signal: input signal is above –40 dBu
–20 dB: amplifier output is 20 dB below clipping
–10 dB: amplifier output is 10 dB below clipping.
Clip Indicator: Red LED, one per channel, illuminates when the channel’s output signal reaches the
onset of audible clipping. The Clip Indicator also
will illuminate during Thermal Level Control (TLC)
limiting.
Thermal Indicator: Red LED, one per channel, illuminates when the channel has shut down due to
thermal stress or overload.
Fault Indicator: Red LED, one per channel, flashes
when the amplifier output channel has stopped
operating.
Data Indicator: Yellow LED indicates HiQnet/IQ
TCP/IP data activity. Data indicator flashes only
when the amplifier is polled for data, or is polled to
see whether it is online.
Power Indicator: Blue LED indicates amplifier has
been turned on and AC power is available. The LED
will flash when the AC line voltage is 15% above or
below the nominal rated range.
AC Mains Present Indicator: Green indicator built
into power switch indicates AC power is present at
the power cord and the amplifier circuit breaker is
in the “on” position.
Back Panel Indicators
Data Indicator: Yellow LED indicates HiQnet/IQ
TCP/IP data activity. Data indicator flashes only
when the amplifier is polled for data, or is polled to
see whether it is online.
Preset Indicator: Yellow LED flashes to signal the
number of the current preset if active.
Input Connectors
Analog Input Connectors: A 3-pin female XLR
connector for each channel.
Digital Input Connector: A 3-pin female XLR connector that accepts a digital signal in the AES/EBU
format.
Network Connector: This Ethernet connector
accepts an RJ-45 connector for HiQnet or TCP/IQ
networking. Built into the connector is a yellow
LINK ACT indicator that shows network activity, and
a green 100Mb indicator that shows a 100Mb network connection.
Output Connectors
Two high-current, 50A Neutrik® Speakon® (mates
with NL4FC or NL4), one per channel. Two pairs of
high-current, 60A color-coded 5-way binding posts
(for banana plugs, spade lugs or bare wire). Two
male XLR passive analog loop through. XLR
active/re-clocked AES/EBU digital loop through.
Power Connector: Standard 20 amp IEC inlet.
Voltage range is indicated above IEC inlet.
Cooling: Dual-zone, microprocessor controlled,
continuously variable speed fans, front-to-back airflow.
Construction: Cast aluminum front panel with integrated handles.
Dimensions: 19 in. (48.3 cm) W x 3.5 in. (8.9 cm)
H x 16.2 in. (41.1 cm) D.
Weight: 28 lbs (12.7 kg) net, 36 lbs (16.3 kg) shipping.
Included Accessories: Rear rack ears with integral EZ-Rack Pin, rack screws, operation manual, power cords, foam air filter.
Regulatory Certifications
Other Applications
T O U R I N G
he Crown® I-Tech Series offers amazing power, light weight and ease of use
for touring sound and installed sound applications. Onboard DSP provides
a wide array of signal processing, greatly reducing the need for rack components and rack wiring. Onboard DSP features 24-bit, 96 kHz A/D and D/A converters. All models are compatible with the HiQnet Network and TCP/IQ networking. Digital audio and HiQnet/IQ control signals connect to the amp via a
single CobraNet cable in optional CN models, coming soon. Pushbutton DSP
presets simplify the setup for various loudspeaker arrays. The Global Power
T
Supply works anywhere in the world, and offers PFC (Power Factor Correction).
It is a switching power supply for reduced weight. I-Tech amplifiers have the
highest output voltage in the industry (200V peak), which provides clean transient peaks. The 3rd-generation patented Class I (BCA®) circuitry couples
power efficiently to the load and allows low AC current drain. A front-panel control screen shows advanced diagnostics and status information.
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AMPLIFIERS `TOURING
Macro-Tech VZ® Series: Advanced VZ Technology
Macro-Tech 3600VZ, Macro-Tech 5002VZ
VZ Technology
`FEATURES
• Crown’s Grounded Bridge design provides lower distortion and superior reliability.
• Patented ODEP (Output Device Emulation Protection) circuitry compensates for
overheating and overload to keep the amplifier working when others would fail.
• Articulated VZ power supplies for each channel provide excellent crosstalk
characteristics and the best power matching to your load.
• MA-3600VZ works with PIP modules and MA-5002VZ works with PIP2
modules that tailor the amplifier to suit specific applications.
• Two mono modes (Bridge-Mono and Parallel-Mono) for driving a wide
range of load impedances.
POWER OUTPUT*
2-ohm Dual
4-ohm Dual
8-ohm Dual
Model
(per channel)
(per channel)
(per channel)
4-ohm
Bridge
8-ohm
Bridge
16-ohm
Bridge
MA-3600VZ
MA-5002VZ
1,800W
2,500W
1,565W
2,000W
1,120W
1,300W
3,505W
5,000W
3,140W
4,000W
——
2,600W
*Maximum average power in watts at 0.1% THD, 1 kHz.
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`SPECIFICATIONS
Performance
Frequency Response (at 1 watt) 20 Hz to 20 kHz:
±0.1 dB.
Phase Response (at 1 watt, 10 Hz to 20 kHz): ±10
degrees.
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (below rated full bandwidth
power), A-weighted: > 105 dB.
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) (at rated power):
MA-3600VZ: 20 Hz to 1 kHz: < 0.05%.
20 kHz: < 0.1%.
MA-5000VZ: < 0.05% true THD
Intermodulation Distortion (IMD) (60 Hz and
7 kHz at 4:1):
MA-3600VZ (from 368 milliwatts to full rated
output): < 0.05%.
MA-5002VZ (from rated power to 35 dB below
rated power at 8 ohms): < 0.05%.
Damping Factor (8 ohm) 10 Hz to 400 Hz: >1000.
Voltage Gain (8-ohm load, rated output at 1 kHz,
at maximum level setting, ±6% or ±0.5 dB):
MA-3600VZ: 124.6:1 or 41.9-dB at 0.775-volt sensitivity; 69.2:1 or 36.8 dB at 1.4-volt sensitivity;
20:1 or 26 dB at 26-dB sensitivity.
MA-5002VZ: 132.1:1 or 42-dB at 0.775-volt sensitivity; 71:1:1 or 37 dB at 1.4-volt sensitivity; 20:1 or
26 dB at 26-dB sensitivity.
Controlled Slew Rate: > 30 volts/microsecond.
Input Impedance: (balanced, unbalanced):
20 k ohms, 10 k ohms.
Load Impedance:
MA-3600VZ: Safe with all types of loads. Rated for
2 to 8 ohms in Stereo, 4 to 8 ohms in BridgeMono, and 1 to 2 ohms in Parallel-Mono.
MA-5002VZ: Safe with all types of loads. Rated for
2 to 8 ohms in Stereo, 4 to 16 ohms in BridgeMono, and 1 to 4 ohms in Parallel-Mono.
DC Output Offset (shorted input): < ±10 millivolts.
Required AC Mains (±10%, –15%): 50/60 Hz;
100-, 120-, and 230- VAC (±10%) units are available. 230 VAC, 50/60 Hz units can be used with 220
and 240 VAC. 100 and 120 VAC units can draw up
to 30 amps; 230 VAC units can draw up to 15 amps.
Power Draw at Idle: 90 watts or less.
Front Panel Controls
Level: Rotary detented level control, one for each
channel.
Compressor (MA-5002VZ only): Controls the
channel’s error-driven compression. Selections
include Off; Fast (4-millisecond attack, 300-mil-
lisecond release), and Slow (12-millisecond attack,
600-millisecond release).
Enable: Push button used to turn the amplifier on
and off.
Back Panel Controls
Input Ground Lift: A two-position switch used to
isolate the input audio signal grounds from the AC
(chassis) ground to help prevent ground loops.
MA-3600VZ switch affects phone inputs only.
Loudspeaker Offset Integration (MA-5002VZ
only): Two-position switch for each channel turns
on or off the loudspeaker protection, which protects against DC, off-center woofer cone movement, and unwanted subsonic and ultrasonic frequencies.
Sensitivity: Switch for each channel selects input
sensitivity: 0.775 volts or 1.4 volts for standard 1kHz power, or a 26 dB voltage gain.
Stereo/Mono: Switch selects Stereo, Bridge-Mono
or Parallel-Mono mode.
VZ Mode (MA-5002VZ only): Switch for each
channel controls the switching mode of the VZ
power supplies.
Front Panel Indicators
Enable: Amber LED indicates amplifier is on and
AC power is available.
Signal/IOC: Green LED for each channel flashes to
show amplifier output. If a channel’s output waveform differs from its input by 0.05% or more, the
indicator flashes brightly to show distortion.
ODEP: Amber LED for each channel shows thermal-dynamic energy reserve. A lit indicator shows
available reserve energy. If a channel has no
reserve, its indicator will dim in proportion to ODEP
limiting.
ILoad/ILimit (MA-5002VZ only): Two-color
(green/red) LED for each channel. Green indicates
load current flowing out the amplifier; red indicates
maximum current is being delivered to the load.
Macro-Tech amplifiers are protected against shorted, open or mismatched loads; overloaded power
supplies; excessive temperature, chain destruction
phenomena, input overload damage and high-frequency blowups. They also protect loudspeakers
from input/output DC and turn-on/turn-off transients.
Cooling
Internal heat sinks, forced-air cooling for rapid heat
dissipation.
Dimensions
EIA Standard 19-inch (48.3-cm) rack mount width
(EIA RS-310-B),
MA-3600VZ: 3.5-inch (8.9-cm) height and 16-inch
(40.6-cm) depth behind the mounting surface.
MA-5002VZ: 5.25-inch (13.3-cm) height and
15.875-inch (40.3-cm) depth behind the mounting
surface.
Weight
Net Weight,
MA-3600VZ: 55 lbs. 1.5 oz. (25.0 kg);
MA-5002VZ: 77 lbs. 9 oz. (35.2kg).
Shipping Weight,
MA-3600VZ: 63 lbs. 10 oz. (28.9 kg);
MA-5002VZ: 88 lbs. 10 oz. (40.2 kg).
Accessories
IQ Network Accessories: Both accept
most PIP modules. The MA-5002VZ
accepts all current IQ-PIP modules. The MA3600VZ can accept IQ-PIP LITE module when
paired with the IQ-PIP USP2 Adapter Kit (some
functionality will be limited).
Regulatory Certifications
MA-5002VZ
MA-3600VZ
Input Connectors
3-pin female XLR and female TRS for each channel.
Other Applications
Output Connectors
MA-3600VZ: Two sets of 5-way, color-coded binding posts for banana plugs, spade lugs or bare wire
(European models do not accept banana plugs).
MA-5002VZ: High-current output block accepts
banana plugs, spade lugs or bare wire. A detachable output cover protects against accidental short
circuits and dangerous electrical shock.
ur patented variable impedance (VZ®) technology permits the MacroTech 3600VZ and the Macro-Tech 5002VZ to dynamically adapt to both
signal and load requirements, providing the best power match to the widest
range of loads. These models pack large amounts of power into a compact
package while achieving ultra-low distortion and without generating excessive heat. Detented controls, PIP expandability and comprehensive status
indicators are included. The Macro-Tech 5002VZ’s universal power supply
adapts to available voltages around the world.
O
Protection
All measurements apply to units in Stereo mode with 8ohm loads and rated input sensitivity unless otherwise
specified.
T O U R I N G
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AMPLIFIERS `TOURING
Macro-Tech 02 Series: Advanced Reinforcement
Macro-Tech 602, Macro-Tech 1202, Macro-Tech 2402,
Advanced
`FEATURES
• Enhanced PIP2™ (Programmable Input Processor) connector accepts
new accessory modules that tailor the amplifier for specific applications.
• Balanced XLR and 1/4-inch phone jacks for each channel on the
standard PIP-FXQ module.
• Full Protection from shorted, open and mismatched loads, general
over-heating, DC, high-frequency overloads, and full internal fault
protection are provided by our “Quad-Mute” protection scheme.
• Two mono modes (Bridge-Mono and Parallel-Mono) for driving
a wide range of load impedances.
POWER OUTPUT*
2-ohm Dual
4-ohm Dual
8-ohm Dual
Model
(per channel)
(per channel)
(per channel)
MA-602
MA-1202
MA-2402
400W
675W
1,050W
325W
480W
800W
220W
310W
520W
*Maximum average power in watts at 0.1% THD, 1 kHz.
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4-ohm
Bridge
750W
1,300W
2,070W
8-ohm
Bridge
655W
970W
1,585W
16-ohm
Bridge
450W
620W
1,035W
`SPECIFICATIONS
Back Panel Controls
Protection
Performance
Stereo/Mono: A three-position back panel switch
used to select Stereo, Bridge-Mono or ParallelMono mode.
Macro-Tech amplifiers are protected against shorted,
open or mismatched loads; overloaded power supplies; excessive temperature, chain destruction phenomena, input overload damage and high-frequency
blowups. They also protect loudspeakers from
input/output DC and turn-on/turn-off transients.
Frequency Response (at 1 watt) 20 Hz to 20 kHz:
±0.1 dB.
Phase Response (at 1 watt, 10 Hz to 20 kHz):
±10 degrees.
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (below rated full bandwidth
power), A-weighted: > 105 dB.
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) (at rated power),
20 Hz to 1 kHz: < 0.05%
At 20 kHz: < 0.1%.
Intermodulation Distortion (IMD) (60 Hz and 7
kHz at 4:1) from 163 milliwatts to full bandwidth
power: < 0.05%.
Damping Factor (8 ohm) 10 Hz to 400 Hz: >1000.
Crosstalk (below rated power), 20 Hz to 1 kHz:
> 85 dB.
Voltage Gain (at maximum level setting, ±6%)
MA-602: 35-dB gain at 0.775-volt sensitivity; 30-dB
gain at 1.4-volt sensitivity.
MA-1202: 36-dB gain at 0.775-volt sensitivity; 31dB gain at 1.4-volt sensitivity.
MA-2402: 38-dB gain at 0.775-volt sensitivity; 33dB gain at 1.4-volt sensitivity.
Controlled Slew Rate: >13 volts/microsecond.
Input Impedance: (balanced, unbalanced): 20 k
ohms, 10 k ohms.
Load Impedance: Safe with all types of loads.
Rated for 2 to 8 ohms in Stereo, 4 to 16 ohms in
Bridge-Mono, and 1 to 4 ohms in Parallel-Mono.
DC Output Offset (shorted input): < ±10 millivolts.
Required AC Mains (±10%, –15%): 50 /60Hz,
100-240VAC.
Power Draw at Idle: 100 watts or less.
Front Panel Controls
Enable: A push button used to turn the amplifier
on and off.
Level: A rotary control for each channel with
31 detents used to control the output level.
Reset (Macro-Tech 2402 only): A push button for
each channel, used to reset the circuit breaker that
protects each power supply.
Input Ground Lift: This switch on the PIP2-FXQ is
used to isloate input signal grounds from chassis
grond to prevent ground loops.
Other Controls
Sensitivity: A three-position switch inside the PIP
compartment used to select the input sensitivity for
both channels: 0.775 volts or 1.4 volts for standard
1 kHz power, or a 26 dB voltage gain.
Cooling
Flow-through ventilation from front to side panels.
Internal heat sinks with forced-air cooling for rapid,
uniform heat dissipation.
Dimensions
EIA Standard 19-inch (48.3-cm) rack mount width
(EIA RS-310-B), 3.5-inch (8.9-cm) height and 16inch (40.6-cm) depth behind the mounting surface.
Front Panel Indicators
Enable: This amber indicator shows the on/off status of the low-voltage power supply.
Signal/IOC: Each channel has a green indicator
that flashes to show amplifier output. If a channel’s
output waveform differs from its input by 0.05% or
more, the indicator flashes brightly to show distortion. This function provides proof of distortion-free
performance. In Parallel-Mono mode, the Channel
2 light stays on.
ODEP: Each channel has an amber indicator that
shows thermal-dynamic energy reserve. Normally,
each ODEP indicator is lit to show available reserve
energy. In the rare event that a channel has no
reserve, its indicator will dim in proportion to ODEP
limiting. An ODEP indicator may also turn off under
other conditions.
Weight
Net Weight,
MA-602: 39 lbs. 9 oz. (17.9 kg);
MA-1202: 44 lbs. 1 oz. (20.0 kg);
MA-2402: 51 lbs. 12 oz. (23.5 kg).
Shipping Weight,
MA-602: 44 lbs. (19.9 kg);
MA-1202: 47 lbs. (21.3 kg);
MA-2402: 65 lbs. (29.5 kg).
Accessories
Cooling fan option, level control shaft lock.
IQ Network Accessories: Accepts most
PIP modules. Can accept IQ-PIP LITE
module when paired with the IQ-PIP USP2
Adapter Kit (some functionality will be limited).
Input Connectors
Factory-installed PIP2-FXQ provides one 3-pin
female XLR connector for each channel in parallel
with one 1/4-inch phone jack connector for each
channel.
Output Connectors
Regulatory Certifications
Other Applications
Two sets of 5-way, color-coded binding posts for
banana plugs, spade lugs or bare wire (European
models do not accept banana plugs).
All measurements apply to units in Stereo mode with
8-ohm loads and rated input sensitivity unless otherwise specified.
T O U R I N G
he Macro-Tech® 02 Series amplifiers deliver superior sonic accuracy
and enormous amounts of power from a low-profile design—perfect
for touring and fixed installations. Crown’s patented ODEP® (Output Device
Emulation Protection) and Grounded Bridge™ output circuitry enhance
reliability and virtually eliminate distortion. Dual, Bridge-Mono or ParallelMono modes allow you to optimize power to your loads, while IOC
(Input/Output Comparator) circuitry acts as a supersensitive distortion
meter, giving proof of distortion-free performance.
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AMPLIFIERS `TOURING
Product Applications
AMPLIFIERS `TOURING
Product Applications
RECORDING & BROADCAST
Studio Reference Series
K Series
D Series
AMPLIFIERS ` RECORDING & BROADCAST
Studio Reference Series: The Industry Reference
Studio Reference I, Studio Reference II
Benchmark
`FEATURES
• Super-low harmonic and intermodulation distortion
provide the best transfer function in the business.
• Ultra-high damping factor delivers superior loudspeaker
motion control for the cleanest, tightest, chest-thumping
bottom end you’ve ever felt—or heard.
• Extremely wide dynamic range.
• Crown’s Grounded Bridge design provides
low distortion and superior reliability.
• IOC (Input/Output Comparator) circuitry immediately
alerts you of any distortion that exceeds 0.05% to
provide dynamic proof of distortion-free performance.
POWER OUTPUT*
4-ohm Dual 8-ohm Dual
Model
(per channel) (per channel)
Studio Reference I
Studio Reference II
1,190W
565W
800W
360W
*Maximum average power in watts at 0.1% THD, 1 kHz.
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8-ohm
Bridge
16-ohm
Bridge
2,375W
1,145W
1,595W
720W
`SPECIFICATIONS
Front Panel Controls
Output Connectors
Performance
Enable: Push button used to turn the amplifier on
and off.
Two sets of color-coded, 5-way binding posts
accept banana plugs, spade lugs or bare wire.
(European models do not accept banana plugs.)
Frequency Response (at 1 watt) 20 Hz to 20 kHz:
±0.1 dB.
Phase Response (at 1 watt, 20 Hz to 20 kHz):
+5 to –15 degrees.
Level: 31-detent, rotary level control, one for each
channel.
Meter On/Off: Turns the meters on or off.
Protection
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (below rated full bandwidth
power), A-weighted:
Studio Reference I: > 120 dB.
Studio Reference II: > 117 dB.
Meter Display Mode: Sets the display mode for
the front-panel meters: Dynamic range of the output signal in dB or output levels in dB.
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) (at rated power),
20 Hz to 20 kHz: < 0.1%.
Back Panel Controls
Studio Reference amplifiers are protected against
shorted, open or mismatched loads; overloaded
power supplies; excessive temperature, chain
destruction phenomena, input overload damage and
high-frequency blowups. They also protect loudspeakers from input/output DC and turn-on/turn-off
transients by means of a 4-second turn-on delay.
Intermodulation Distortion (IMD) (60 Hz and
7 kHz at 4:1):
Studio Reference I: Less than 0.005% from full
bandwidth power to 78 watts rising linearly to
0.025% at 78 milliwatts.
Studio Reference II: Less than 0.005% from full
bandwidth power to 36 watts rising linearly to
0.025% at 36 milliwatts.
Damping Factor, 10 Hz to 400 Hz: >20,000.
Voltage Gain (at maximum level setting, ±1 dB):
Studio Reference I: 40-dB gain at 0.775-volt sensitivity; 35-dB gain at 1.4-volt sensitivity; 26-dB gain
at 26-dB sensitivity.
Studio Reference II: 37-dB gain at 0.775-volt sensitivity; 32-dB gain at 1.4-volt sensitivity; 26-dB gain
at 26-dB sensitivity.
Crosstalk (below rated power, 20 Hz to 20 kHz):
Studio Reference I: > 70 dB.
Studio Reference II: > 65 dB.
Common Mode Rejection (CMR)(20 Hz to 1 kHz):
>70 dB.
Input Impedance: (balanced, unbalanced): 20 k
ohms, 10 k ohms.
Load Impedance: Safe with all types of loads.
Rated for 4 to 8 ohms in Stereo mode; 8 to 16
ohms in Bridge-Mono mode; 2 to 4 ohms in
Parallel-Mono mode.
Output Impedance: Less than 10 milliohms in
series with 2.5 microhenries.
Ground Lift Switch: Two-position switch isolates
the input phone jack and AC (chassis) grounds.
Sensitivity Switch: Selects the input sensitivity for
both channels: 0.775 or 1.4 volts for standard 1
kHz power, or a 26-dB voltage gain.
Stereo/Mono: Selects Stereo, Bridge-Mono or
Parallel-Mono mode.
Reset: Resets the AC mains circuit breaker.
Front Panel Indicators
Enable: Shows the on/off status of the unit’s
low-voltage power supply.
Signal: Flashes to show audio output in each
channel.
IOC: Flashes if the output waveform differs from
the input waveform by 0.05% or more. The LEDs
act as sensitive distortion indicators to provide
proof of distortion-free performance. In ParallelMono mode, the Channel 2 IOC light stays on.
ODEP: An LED for each channel shows thermaldynamic energy reserve. Lit LED incdicates available reserve energy. If a channel has no reserve,
its indicator will dim in proportion to ODEP limiting.
Dynamic Range/Level Meter: Displays either the
dynamic range of the output signal in dB (factory
default), or the output level in dB. As dynamic
range meters, they show the ratio of the peak to
average power of each channel. As output level
meters, they show the output levels relative to
standard 1 kHz power.
DC Output Offset (shorted input): < ±2 millivolts.
Required AC Mains (±10%): 50/60Hz, 100 to
240 VAC.
Power Draw at Idle: 90 watts or less.
Input Connectors
Cooling
Convection cooling with assistance from the computerized, on-demand proportional cooling fan.
Dimensions
EIA Standard 19-inch (48.3-cm) rack mount width
(EIA RS-310-B), 7-inch (17.8-cm) height and 16inch (40.6-cm) depth behind the mounting surface.
Weight
Net Weight:
Studio Reference I: 60 lbs. 11 oz. (27.6 kg);
Studio Reference II: 56 lbs. 2 oz. (25.5 kg).
Shipping Weight:
Studio Reference I: 74 lbs. 3 oz. (33.7 kg);
Studio Reference II: 69 lbs. 10 oz. (31.6 kg).
Accessories
IQ Network Accessories: Accepts most
PIP modules. Can accept IQ-PIP Lite
module when paired with the IQ-PIP USP2
Adapter Kit (some functionality will be limited).
Regulatory Certifications
Studio
Reference I
Studio
Reference II
Other Applications
Two balanced phone jacks on the back panel and
two balanced three-pin XLR connectors on the factory-installed P.I.P.-FX module.
All measurements apply to units in Stereo mode with 8ohm loads and rated input sensitivity unless otherwise
specified.
RECORDING & BROADCAST
tudio Reference Series™ amplifiers are engineered for the critical
demands of recording studios. Featuring an extremely wide dynamic
range and ultra-low harmonic and intermodulation distortion, these amps
provide the best sonic accuracy in the business. They also feature a damping factor of better than 20,000 for a tight, well-defined low end. Patented
ODEP circuits detect and compensate for any demanding load condition,
while optional PIP modules let you customize the amplifier to your needs.
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AMPLIFIERS ` RECORDING & BROADCAST
K Series: Radically Different
K1, K2
Performance
`FEATURES
• Sealed chassis—no fan, no noise!
• Patented Class “I” (BCA) circuit design.
• Unmatched thermal efficiency; superior energy efficiency.
• TLC -Thermal Level Control protection subtly and
dynamically reduces gain as needed.
• Significantly less component degrading heat generated.
POWER OUTPUT*
2-ohm Dual 4-ohm Dual 8-ohm Dual
Model
K1
K2
(per channel) (per channel) (per channel)
750W
1,250W
550W
800W
350W
500W
*Maximum average power in watts at 0.1% THD, 1 kHz.
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4-ohm
Bridge
8-ohm
Bridge
1,500W 1,100
2,500W 1,600
`SPECIFICATIONS
Performance
Frequency Response: ± 0.25 dB from 20 Hz to 20
kHz. The frequency response is band limited with
an 8 Hz double integrated 3rd-order Butterworth
high-pass filter and a 32 kHz 7th-order Gaussian
low-pass filter.
Signal to Noise Ratio (Unweighted): >100 dB
below rated power.
Voltage Gain (at maximum level setting):
31.5 dB (K1) or 33.1 dB (K2) with input sensitivity
set to 1.4V.
26 dB with input sensitivity set to 26 dB.
Damping Factor: > 3,000 from 10 to 400 Hz
Input Stage: Input is electronically balanced and
employs precision 1% resistors.
Input Impedance: Nominally 20 k ohms balanced
and 10 k ohms unbalanced.
Input Sensitivity: 1.4 volts for standard 1 kHz
power, or 26 dB gain.
DC Output Offset: ± 10 millivolts.
Line Voltage Requirements: Universal power
supply can be configured to operate with 100, 120,
200, 220, 230, 240, 250 VAC at 50 or 60 Hz.
Adapters are available through an Authorized
Crown Service Center.
Front Panel Controls
Level: A calibrated rotary level control for each
channel.
Power: An on/off rocker switch.
Back Panel Controls
Input Sensitivity: A two-position switch for each
channel located near each channel’s input connectors. Can be set to 1.4 V for full output into an 8
ohm load or a fixed voltage gain of 26 dB.
Bridge Output: An on/off switch near each channel’s input connectors which, when turned on,
bridges the two output channels for twice the output voltage.
“Y”Input: An on/off switch located between the
input connectors which, when turned on, parallels
the two input channels.
Front Panel Indicators
TLC: An LED for each channel indicates the amplifier’s unique Thermal Level Control (TLC) circuitry is
starting to make subtle and dynamic gain reductions to reduce heat rather than shut down. Unlike
competitive amps, which may thermal out, Crown’s
TLC insures your show goes on.
Clip: An orange LED for each channel which turns
on when distortion of any type becomes audible in
the amplifier output.
IOCTM: The yellow input/output comparator indicators are sensitive distortion indicators that turn on
long before distortion is audible. This circuit compares the actual waveforms of the input and output
and immediately alerts you of any distortion that
exceeds .05% to provide dynamic proof of distortion-free performance.
Output Connectors
Two sets of color-coded binding posts for banana
plugs, spade lugs or bare wire (European models
do not accept banana plugs.)
Protection
Advanced protection circuitry guards against shorted outputs, open circuits, DC, mismatched loads,
general overheating, high-frequency overloads, and
internal faults. Also includes TLC, out-of-band filtering, inrush limiting and fuse.
Cooling
High performance passive convection cooling system allows the amplifier to drive 2-ohm loads to
high music sound levels (8 dB into clip) in a 40° C
(104°F) environment.
Dimensions
Standard 19-inch (48.3 cm) rack mount width
(EIA RS-310-B), 3.5-inch (8.9 cm) height and 16inch (40.6 cm) depth behind front mounting surface.
Weight
Signal: A green LED for each channel which flashes dimly when a very low-level signal (as low as 10
mW) is present in the output. They flash brightly
when a louder signal (at least 1 watt) is present at
the output.
Center of gravity is approximately 6 inches (15.2
cm) behind front mounting surface.
Enable: A green LED that illuminates when the
amplifier has been turned on and has power. When
first turned on, there will be a brief two-second
delay while the amplifier performs a quick turn-on
diagnostic, and then illuminates the enable indicator to full brightness. If no signal is present, the
Enable indicator will switch to a dim level.
For shipping weight, add 6 pounds (2.7 kg) to each
amplifier’s weight.
Input Connectors
Other Applications
K1: 32 pounds (14.6 kg).
K2: 38 pounds (17.3 kg).
Regulatory Certifications
One balanced 1/4-inch phone jack and one 3-pin
female XLR connector for each channel.
All measurements apply to units in Stereo mode with 8ohm loads and rated input sensitivity unless otherwise
specified.
RECORDING & BROADCAST
sing patented Balanced Current Amplifier (BCA) circuitry,
K Series amplifiers give you massive amounts of power while generating just one-tenth the heat of conventional amplifiers. In fact, the K2 can
deliver an amazing 1,250 watts per channel into 2 ohms! No cooling fan is
needed, making the amp maintenance-free. Highly efficient, the amplifier
draws only 12 watts at idle, letting you realize significant savings over its
life. And the sound? Tight, chest-slamming low end, crystal-clear highs
and a well-defined midrange.
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AMPLIFIERS ` RECORDING & BROADCAST
D Series: Long-Term Favorites
D-45, D-75A
Tried & True
`FEATURES
• Powerful AB+B class circuitry yields maximum efficiency
with minumum crossover “notch” distortion.
• IOC® (Input/Output Comparator) alerts of any distortion that
exceeds 0.05% to provide proof of distortion-free performance.
• Ultra-low harmonic and intermodulation distortion result
in the best dynamic transfer function in the industry.
• Very low noise and wide dynamic range exceed the
audio specifications for digital compact discs (CDs).
• Convection cooling system dissipates heat through the heat sinks
and chassis for optimal cooling and maintenance-free operation.
• Front-panel headphone jack.
POWER OUTPUT*
Model
D-45
D-75A
4-ohm Dual
8-ohm Dual 16-ohm Dual
(per channel)
(per channel)
(per channel)
8-ohm
Bridge
16-ohm
Bridge
35W
55W
25W
40W
20W
25W
70W
110W
50W
80W
*Maximum average power in watts at 0.1% THD, 1 kHz.
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`SPECIFICATIONS
Front Panel Controls
Construction
Performance
Power: A two-position rotary on/off switch.
Frequency Response (at 1 watt) 20 Hz to 20 kHz:
±0.1 dB.
Level: An independent detented front-panel level
control for each channel.
Phase Response (from 20 Hz to 20 kHz at 1 watt):
+10 to –15 degrees.
Dual/Mono: A jumper located inside the amplifier
selects between dual and mono operation.
Durable black finish on aluminum front panel
with gray suede Lexan insert. Aluminum chassis
provides maximum heat conduction and minimum weight.
Signal-to-Noise Ratio below rated power (20 Hz 20 kHz): 106 dB.
Front Panel Indicators
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) at full bandwidth
power: 0.05% from 20 Hz to 20 kHz.
Intermodulation Disto rtion (IMD) (60 Hz and
7 kHz at 4:1)
from 0.25 watts to full bandwidth power: < 0.01%.
from 0.01 to 0.25 watts: < 0.05%.
Cooling
Signal Presence: The green front-panel indicator
for each channel flashes synchronously with the
channel’s output signal to indicate its presence.
Input/Output Comparator: The red Input/Output
Comparator (IOC) indicator for each channel flashes if any type of distortion reaches 0.05%.
Damping Factor, from DC to 400 Hz: > 400.
Crosstalk (below rated power): 100 Hz to 1 kHz,
>100 dB.
Input Impedance (nominally balanced, nominally
unbalanced): 20 k ohms, 10 k ohms.
Input Sensitivity: Configurable for 26 dB gain or
0.775-volt sensitivity.
Load Impedance: Safe with all types of loads.
Rated for 4 to 16 ohms in Dual mode, 8 to 16
ohms in Bridge-Mono mode.
AC Line Voltages Available (±10%): 100, 120,
200, 220 and 240 VAC, 50 to 400 Hz for international units (depending on the transformer configuration). North American 120 VAC, 60 Hz units
are not convertible and can only be used at the
specified voltage and frequency. All units draw 15
watts or less when idle.
Input Connectors
A balanced 3-pin female Neutrik combination XLR
and 1/4-inch phone connector for each channel.
Output Connectors
Barrier block terminals and stereo headphone jack.
The headphone output is unpadded, and in parallel
with the main amplifier outputs.
Protection
Input: The inputs have series resistance that provides input overload protection. Controlled slew
rate voltage amplifiers protect against radio frequencies. The AC line is fused to protect against
excessive current draw.
The amplifier is totally convection cooled. The
entire aluminum chassis acts as a conductor to
dissipate heat. The covers and front-panel extrusion also act as heat sinks. Much of the unit’s heat
is conducted through the extruded front panel. This
design is used so the front panel contact with the
equipment rack will also dissipate heat.
Dimensions
EIA Standard 19-inch (48.3-cm) rack mount width
(EIA RS-310-B), 1.75-inch (4.5-cm) height and 8.5inch (21.6-cm) depth behind the mounting surface,
and a 0.624-inch (1.6-cm) protrusion in front of the
mounting surface.
Weight
Net Weight,
D-45: 8 lbs. 11 oz. (3.9 kg);
D-75A: 9 lbs. 7 oz. (4.3 kg).
Shipping Weight,
D-45: 10 lbs. 9 oz.(4.8 kg);
D-75A: 11 lbs. 4 oz. (5.1 kg).
Regulatory Certifications
Output: Instantaneous limiting protection for short
circuits, open circuits and mismatched loads.
Turn-On: Minimum thumps. Power-up is instantaneous with no program delay.
Other Applications
All measurements apply to units in Dual mode with
both channels driven into 8-ohm loads and an input
sensitivity of 26 dB gain unless otherwise specified.
RECORDING & BROADCAST
he D-45 and D-75A are long-term standards. They are perfect for moderate power applications such as recording or broadcast studio nearfield monitoring, video suite audio monitoring, a recording/broadcast
headphone amp or a small paging system. Convection cooled, the highly
reliable D Series is protected against shorted, open, mismatched or lowimpedance loads.
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CINEMA
CTs 2-Channel Series
CTs Multi-Channel Series
CL Series
CE Series
XLS Series
DBC Network Bridge
CTs 2-Channel
AMPLIFIERS ` CINEMA
CTs Series
`FEATURES
• High power density. All two channel models in a 2U chassis.
• New Crown Switching Power Supply for lighter weight.
• Selectable “Constant-Voltage” or low-impedance operation per channel.
• 100V direct outputs on CTs 2000, CTs 3000.
• Fully PIP2-compatible.
POWER OUTPUT*
2-ohm Dual
4-ohm Dual
70V Dual
Models
(per channel)
(per channel)
(per channel)
CTs 600
CTs 1200
CTs 2000
CTs 3000
150W** 300W
250W** 600W
1,000W 1,000W
1,500W 1,500W
300W
600W
1,000W
1,500W
4-ohm
Bridge
300W**
500W**
2,000W
3,000W
*Maximum average power in watts at rated THD, 20 Hz - 20 kHz.
** At 1 kHz.
CTs Multi-Channel
`FEATURES
• High power density: Four-channel model in a 2U chassis,
eight-channel model in a 3U chassis.
• New Crown Switching Power Supply for lighter weight.
• Selectable “Constant-Voltage” or low-impedance (4/8 ohm)
operation per channel-pair.
• 100V direct outputs.
• New “FIT” (Fault Isolation Topology) circuitry isolates fault
conditions without affecting neighboring channels.
POWER OUTPUT*
• Accept new MC accessory modules.
All channels driven
Models
CTs 4200
CTs 8200
4-ohm Dual 8-ohm Dual 70V Dual
260W
200W
200W 220W†
160W 200W†
All channel
pairs driven
8-ohm Bridge
520W
400W
Maximum average power in watts at 1kHz at 0.1% THD.
*†Constant
Voltage full-bandwidth power ratings support
100 Hz to 20 kHz due to automatic high-pass filters.
Note: For more information about
the products featured in this section,
please refer to following pages:
CTs 2-Channel
CTs Multi-channel
CL Series
CE Series
XLS Series
page 4
page 6
page 10
page 22
page 24
Regulatory Certifications
CTs 600, CTs 1200, CTs 4200, CTs 8200 CL1, CL2, CE 1000, CE 2000TX
CTs Series
CTs, CL, CE and XLS Series
Marunouchi Plaza, Japan.
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CTs, CL and XLS Series
CE Series
CL Series
AMPLIFIERS ` CINEMA
CL, CE and XLS Series
`FEATURES
POWER OUTPUT*
2-ohm Dual
4-ohm Dual
Model
(per channel)
(per channel)
CL1
CL2
CL4
560W
450W
975W
660W
1,400W** 1,200W
• Low impedance compatibility for applications
where high power, low impedance loads are
the primary requirement.
4-ohm
Bridge
1,100W
1,950W
2,800W**
• Rear panel detented level controls allow for
accurate level settings and secure operation.
• “Contractor Correct” barrier strip output
connectors allow for quick and easy
connection, regardless of the load.
*Maximum average power in watts at 0.5% THD, 1 kHz.
**+200V line voltage provides 1,800W (2 ohm stereo)
and 3,600W (4 ohm bridge-mono).
• Active crossover with signal routing
available with optional System Solution
Topology modules.
• Accurate, uncolored sound with very low
distortion for the best in music and voice
reproduction.
CE Series
XLS Series
`FEATURES
• Handles 2-ohm loads.
• Front-panel detented level controls.
• Function indicators, fan-assisted
cooling, short-circuit protection.
• Class “I” (BCA) circuitry in CE 4000
offers extra power and efficiency.
• Selectable high-pass and low-pass
filters in CE 4000.
• Works with SST modules that
provide extra functions.
`FEATURES
• Housed in a rugged, all-steel 2U chassis.
• Efficient forced-air fan prevents excessive
thermal buildup.
• Electronically balanced XLR inputs; touchproof
binding post and Speakon outputs.
• Precision detented level controls, power
switch, and four LEDs, which indicate clip
for each channel, power and fault conditions.
POWER OUTPUT*
POWER OUTPUT*
2-ohm Dual 4-ohm Dual
Model
(per channel) (per channel)
CE 1000
560W
CE 2000TX
—
450W
660W
2-ohm Dual 4-ohm Dual
4-ohm
Bridge
1,100W
—
*Maximum average power in watts at 0.5% THD, 1 kHz.
Model
XLS 202
XLS 402
XLS 602
(per channel) (per channel)
250W
570W
840W
4-ohm
Bridge
200W
400W
400W
800W
600W 1,200W
*Maximum average power in watts at 0.5% THD, 1 kHz.
C I N E M A
rown Cinema Systems employ quality Crown professional amplifiers
along with optional amplifier accessories for the best in cinema
sound. Crown’s Digital B-Chain system, which provides the first alldigital cinema solution, employs Crown’s CTs Series amplifiers, IQ
Networking amplifier modules, and Crown’s DBC Network Bridge for the
first all-digital cinema solution.
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CINEMA `DBC NETWORK BRIDGE
DBC Network Bridge
All-Digital Cinema Solution
t the heart of a Digital B Chain system, the Crown DBC Network Bridge
allows you to distribute multiple channels of digital audio over standard
fast Ethernet hardware and cabling for use in traditional, e-cinema and d-cinema applications.
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The DBC Network Bridge accepts standard analog and/or AES digital audio
and CobraNetTM digital channels from other Cinema processors (Dolby®,
DTS®), Cinema Servers, or Alternative Content Media Players; and bridges
them to a Crown DBC network.
`FEATURES
• Accepts 8 inputs (7.1 surround) via
one of the following formats:
AnalogAES/EBUCobraNet.
• 32 presets, 32 scenes, and 32
events can be stored, labeled, and
recalled.
• Selectable mic or line auxiliary analog XLR inputs for alternative content.
• Analog monitoring of cinema
processor inputs, pre-amp, or
post-amp signals.
• Primary and Secondary 100 Mb
Ethernet “Single-Click” connection
for DBC network.
• Multiple-function control port for
third-party automation/control.
This network is Crown’s proprietary “Single-Click” solution that provides
system control, monitoring, and digital audio transport. The DBC network
(fed by the DBC Network Bridge) distributes the digital audio and systemwide control protocol to Crown amplifiers. The DBC Network Bridge also
provides the necessary system equalization, which is stored and recalled via
a series of presets for use in both feature film and alternative content programming.
• Front-panel LCD display and control functions of internal presets
and system setup.
Note: Regulatory certifications pending.
• 24-bit/48 kHz converters.
• Full 32-channel CobraNet digital
audio transmit/receive capability.
• Enhanced matrix mixer capable of
full 8x32 crosspoint matrix mixing.
• Studio-grade DSP with multiple filter banks for each channel (up to
256 filters).
• Internal clock/calendar for scheduling events.
• Auto leveling functions for dynamic
volume control of auditoriums or
lobby.
• Ambient leveling functions for
maintaining maximum signal-tonoise ratio.
• Three-year, no-fault, fully transferable warranty.
DBC Network Bridge control screen.
Digital Circus, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
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CINEMA `DIGITAL B-CHAIN
UltraScreen
Marcus Theatres Chooses
Digital B-Chain™ For
UltraScreen®
BL Professional and Crown International products were used in the installation of a Digital
B-Chain™ (DBC™) system at the Marcus
Theatres Elgin Fox UltraScreen, a gigantic threestory tall screen which is a part of the new
Marcus Elgin Fox Theatre in Elgin, Illinois. The
75-foot wide UltraScreen, the largest in the
Midwest, features a state-of-the-art sound system comprised of the Crown® Digital B-Chain and
JBL’s Academy Award® winning ScreenArray®
cinema systems. The screen opened on February
25, 2004.
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In a DBC system, analog or digital audio is
received from the cinema processor and is then
transported on a digital audio and control network where it remains in the digital domain to the
amplifiers. In the Elgin system, analog audio is
sent to nine Crown CTs Series amplifiers with IQPIP-USP3/CN modules, which power the
ScreenArray screen channels, subs, and surround channels. Both the digital audio and control information is transported on a single network connection.
DBC systems include the capability of systemwide diagnostics. Automated error reporting
allows technicians and users to learn about
potential system errors before they happen and
alerts technicians immediately of any problems,
providing specific data on where to locate the
problem. The entire audio system can be controlled and monitored on the same facility network as concessions management, box office
ticketing, HVAC, etc, lowering infrastructure
costs.
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AMPLIFIERS ` CINEMA
Product Applications
AMPLIFIERS ` CINEMA
Product Applications
IQ NETWORK
IQ Network
IQ Software
IQ Rackmount
IQ-PIPs
IQ Accessories
IQ NETWORK `IQ SYSTEM®
he Crown IQ Network provides a complete
digital audio solution for a wide range of uses,
including fixed applications such as stadiums
and cinemas, as well as large touring applications. Using fast, 100-Mb, standard Ethernet networking hardware, IQ Network can provide digital audio distribution, monitoring and control, all
on a single network cable.* And now, the system
has been expanded, allowing control of TCP/IQ
components from BSS's SoundWeb London
Software.
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Robust and very flexible, Crown's IQ Network
uses the Crown TCP/IQ protocol, which provides
transport, access, control and reporting for all
computers, amplifiers and speakers on the network. Multiple computers can be added to the IQ
network for easy access from several locations,
or for simultaneous access by several users, as
well as from both IQwic and SoundWeb London
*Digital audio transport provided via CobraNetTM.
Complete Digital Audio Solution
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software applications. The physical IQ Network
can be wired, wireless, or both. With wireless
capabilities and a laptop computer, system monitoring and correction can be performed instantly from anywhere in the facility.
Easy-to-install IQ-PIP modules can be quickly
added to any IQ-compatible Crown amplifier,
greatly extending its capabilities. In addition the
I-Tech family of amplifiers comes with networkability built in.
Designed for simplicity as well as flexibility, an IQ
Network is simple to design, easy to install, and
a breeze to use. A range of IQ-compatible components is available, each created to address
real-world requirements, including control and
monitoring, real-time load supervision, digital
signal processing (including filters and delays),
CobraNetTM network audio transport, and more.
With IQ Networking, your audio installation
becomes smarter, more secure. Technicians can
be immediately notified of problems, including
specific information about where to locate the
problem. Automated error reporting provides
feedback based on parameters you define; warnings are delivered immediately, allowing problems to be diagnosed and corrected before they
interfere with system operations. Full visibility of
other network users allows you to track other
users on the network or to work with other users
in real time.
IQ Network infrastructure requires only standard
ethernet wiring and off-the-shelf network components, making an IQ Network reliable as well as
economical. In fact, an IQ network can be implemented using an existing network infrastructure,
without interfering with other network services
such as HVAC, lighting, security, etc. For new
installations, a single cable can be pulled for all
required facility services.
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IQ NETWORK `IQ SOFTWARE
Crown's IQ Network is controlled by powerful yet
easy-to-use IQ IQwic software, as well as
Soundweb London. The intuitive interface provided in both IQwicTM and IQ for Windows software suites makes the system so easy to operate,
even a novice can effectively use an IQ Network.
Comprehensive on-line help for every operation
and IQ component is just a click away.
Beneath this simple interface, custom control
features provide the in-depth control required by
experienced audio professionals. Customized
control screens can be designed to match the
floor plans and functional flow of a facility, ensuring faster implementation and increased usability.
All software suites feature multiple levels of password security, which minimizes unauthorized use
and makes security procedures more manageable than ever. Access can be easily defined for
individual users, from system monitoring access
only to full access for complete system configuration.
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IQwic, short for IQ Windows Intelligent Control,
offers all of the features and functions of prior IQ
for Windows software, such as IQ's “drag and
drop” functionality, then adds a new “system
view” feature that shows product interconnections (including CobraNet audio signal routing)
as well as product performance. IQwic allows
you to control and monitor components that use
either TCP/IQ (Ethernet) or the older IQ Bus (current loop) for control. The included IQ Gateway
program consolidates the two different technology platforms so they appear within IQwic as one
system—completely seamless to the installer or
operator.
The IQ for Windows software suite allows you to
control and monitor components that use the IQ
Bus (current loop) for control. It also includes
IQNET Server, which allows you to control an IQ
Bus system from multiple computers over a
TCP/IP network.
`ADVANTAGES
• Provides access to all servers, amplifiers and speakers on the network for
quick, system-wide diagnostics.
• Automated error reporting allows technicians and users to learn about potential system errors before they happen.
• Alerts technicians immediately of any problems, providing specific data on
where to locate the problem.
• Lower infrastructure costs—the entire audio system can be controlled and
monitored on the same facility network being used by existing network services, such as concessions management, box office ticketing, HVAC, etc.
• Simple to design—components are pre-chosen, easy to install, and easy to
operate.
• Full audio system control is available via custom control screens designed to
match floor plan and functional flow, and the network allows for multiple
computers to access the system in multiple locations.
• The system also provides security, notifying management if any speaker or
amplifier is disconnected.
SEATING BOWL
Stage Microphones
Suggested for Small Arena
CM 310A
CM 200A
PS-8810C
IQ-PIP-Lite
PS-8810C
CH1
CTs 600
NETWORK
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CH2
PRESET
IQ DATA
LINK
ACT
AUX
100
MB
TCP/IQ
LISTEN
IN
Series Two
Front of House Stage Console
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CH2
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LISTEN
CTs 2000
NETWORK
AUDIO INPUTS
CH2
CH1
PRESET
IQ DATA
LINK
ACT
AUX
100
MB
TCP/IQ
LISTEN
CTs 3000
NETWORK
AUDIO INPUTS
CH2
CH1
PRESET
IQ DATA
LINK
ACT
AUX
100
MB
TCP/IQ
LISTEN
CONTROL PORT
House Left
LM-201
Hostess Mic
IQ-PIP-Lite
CH1
CTs 600
NETWORK
AUDIO INPUTS
CH2
PRESET
IQ DATA
PRESET
IQ DATA
PRESET
IQ DATA
LINK
ACT
AUX
100
MB
TCP/IQ
LISTEN
LM-201
Page Mic
CTs 1200
NETWORK
AUDIO INPUTS
CH2
CH1
LINK
ACT
AUX
100
MB
TCP/IQ
LISTEN
CTs 2000
NETWORK
AUDIO INPUTS
CH2
CH1
LINK
ACT
AUX
100
MB
TCP/IQ
LISTEN
CD Player
CH1
CTs 3000
NETWORK
AUDIO INPUTS
CH2
PRESET
IQ DATA
AUX
LINK
ACT
100
MB
TCP/IQ
LISTEN
House Right
System PC
Wireless Laptop
Control
Wireless Access Point
And Router
Satellite Receiver
1 2 3 4
Power
MIC/LINE CABLE
TCPIQ / CN CABLE
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IQ NETWORK `IQ RACKMOUNT
IQ-USM 810
Processor/Mixer/Router—All In One
he Crown IQ-USM 810 is an 8x10 mixer/processor with unique dual input
processing paths. As an IQ component, it can be controlled by an IQ
Network, and with its distributed intelligence capability, can continue to
operate even when an IQ Network is not connected. The IQ-USM 810 can
also act as a system interface to other IQ components.
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It features high-quality 24-bit A/D and D/A converters along with 240 MIPS
of full 32-bit floating point DSP for optimum dynamic range.
`FEATURES
• Input/Output filters and crossovers
(128 in-box).
• True room combining features.
• Input signal delay (x16).
• 32 scheduler events indicators.
• Input gating (x16).
• True universal power supply (UPS)
allowing 100-240 VAC at 50-60 Hz.
• Full auto leveling (x16).
• Input compressor (x16).
• Adaptive gating (x16).
• 8x8 adjustable mix/matrix.
• Output signal delay (x10) (0 to
2000 mS in 20mS steps).
• Ambient level compensation (x10).
• Output limiter (x10).
• 37-pin multi-function control port.
• 32 internal presets.
• Incorporated single-loop IQ interface.
• Full IQ Network control/monitoring
using IQwic or IQ for Windows
software.
• Adjustable NOM (Number of Open
Mics) (x16).
• Assignable-function front panel
LED .
Crown amps and IQ Network power new Soldier Field.
Monster Sound
One of the equipment rooms with Crown CTs amplifiers.
Soundweb units by BSS Audio also shown.
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IQ NETWORK `STADIUM SOUND
oldier Field, the home of Chicago’s storied NFL
football team the Chicago Bears, recently
reopened after undergoing a massive renovation.
The venerable old stadium, originally opened in
1924, had been the home field of the oldest team
in the league for over 30 years. Though incremental refurbishments over the years extended the life
of the facility, the team needed a new stadium on
a par with other new facilities being built for NFL
teams.
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the west end of the seating bowl, firing across
After considering several options for location, the
the field to the other side. To provide a sense of
city of Chicago determined it wanted to keep the
scale, a set of 4 JBL Vertec 4889s are used as the
team in the heart of the city and launched a projnear fill system. JBL Control Contractor series
ect to renovate the existing facility as part of a
loudspeakers are used for distributed sound in
larger Lakefront Improvement Plan for the immeancillary zones and JBL custom speakers were
diate area. The high-tech outdoor stadium design
designed for under-balcony. 178 CTs Series tworetains much of the old architectural charm that
channel amplifiers fitted with IQ-PIP-USP3 moddistinguished it through the years, yet incorpoules power the entire stadium, ranging from the
rates modern stadium design elements intended
suites to the main clusters. The IQ-PIP-USP3
to position it as a world-class sporting venue.
modules add an enormous amount of signal proKey among those elements is the high-performcessing, control, and metering to the CTs ampliance audio system. The system had to meet the
fiers in addition to advanced error reporting and
performance goals set forth early in the planning
load monitoring capabilities.
stages for the stadium while accommodating the
architect’s aesthetic concerns. This meant, in
The amplifiers were installed into
part, creating many cusseven different rack rooms with two
tom loudspeaker enclodedicated to the clusters. A Fast
sures. It was immediateEthernet network was installed with
Monster
sound
system
ly apparent to the capacFiber optic cable for transporting the
ity crowd during preNetwork
communications
installed at the new IQ
game opening festivities
between rack rooms and central conthat the total experience
trol. Once the hardware was installed
of attending a Bears home of the “Monsters
in the racks and the cable-plant was
home game from now
in place, making system connections
on will include rocking,
was as simple as clicking a single
of
the
Midway”
high-energy sound.
RJ-45 connector into each component. This allowed the installation to
The design and consultbe completed in a short time, and with very little
ing firm Wrightson, Johnson, Haddon &
difficulty.
Williams, Inc.(WJHW) of Dallas provided system
design, with Kevin Day of WJHW providing
The Soldier Field IQ Network actively monitors
sound system design and Jack Wrightson hanthe operation of the system, and detects potential
dling project management duties. System instalproblems before they have the opportunity to
lation was completed by SPL Integrated
evolve into real ones. For instance, if a particular
Solutions (SPL), with Don Alberg serving as
amplifier channel or loudspeaker driver starts to
Project Engineer based in Baltimore, and LD
operate outside of a specified tolerance range,
Parker as Site Engineer / Superintendent, Skip
the computer will immediately display an error
Warrington as Project Manager, and Jim
message alerting the tech staff of the anomaly. In
Mascenic as Site Manager, based out of SPL
providing an “early warning,” potential problems
Chicago.
can very likely be resolved prior to triggering
customer complaints or, worse yet, catastrophic
The game announcer uses a Crown CM-311AHS
and costly damage to audio equipment. Bradford
headset microphone, with Crown’s patented
Benn, US Business Development Manager for
Differoid® noise-canceling response. This verInstalled Sound at Crown commented about the
sion of the CM-311A is designed to be mounted
IQ Network, “The fact that our IQ Network works
on headphones for broadcaster use. The mic sigon common Ethernet networking technology was
nal is fed to a Soundcraft K2 console, then to a
a real benefit for this project. When it was time
dbx 160A compressor. Soundweb™ products by
for SPL to do the installation, they didn’t have to
BSS Audio are used for signal distribution and
worry about a lot of special considerations to
processing. The hybrid point-source / distributed
make the network function. Common networking
loudspeaker design for the facility implements
design and practice is all that is required to get
three huge clusters, positioned along the top of
up and running.”
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IQ NETWORK `IQ PIPS
IQ-PIP LITE
IQ-PIP USP3
SmartAmp Automation for TCP/IQ
Digital Signal Processing for TCP/IQ
he Crown IQ-PIP LITE is a PIP (Programmable Input Processor) input
module for PIP2 compatible amplifiers. The IQ-PIP-LITE is a TCP/IQ
series component. This means it connects to an IQ Network via 100 Mb
Ethernet. This provides faster IQ communications than the previous current
loop, IQ bus, connectivity method. The audio path in the IQ-PIP LITE is
processed totally in the analog domain. The SmartAmp™ feature set offers
a range of automation functions which provide greater control over amplifier operation and helps to save both time and money.
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`FEATURES
• An IQ Network™ Programmable
Input Processor with TCP/IQ (connects to an IQ System via 100 Mb
Ethernet).
• Remote control and monitoring of
PIP2-compatible Crown amplifiers
as well as some PIP1-compatible
amplifiers.*
• Faster IQ communications than the
IQ bus.
• Can be connected to the same network used to transmit CobraNet
audio.
• Implements SmartAmp features:
input compressors, multimode output limiters, error reporting and
load monitoring.
• AUX connector configurable for
AUX input, AUX output, or Listen
Bus.
* Please refer to the module compatibility chart at the end of the System Solutions
section.
he Crown IQ-PIP USP3 is a 3rd generation DSP-based PIP
(Programmable Input Processor) input module for PIP2 compatible
amplifiers*. It connects the amplifier to a 100 Mb Ethernet network allowing it to be remotely controlled and monitored via IQ. This module is a
TCP/IQ series component and connects to the audio control/monitor network using standard 100 Mb Ethernet hardware (switches, Network
Interface Cards, and cables).
The USP3’s SHARC DSP processor gives the user an enormous amount of
digital signal processing. Audio routing, faders, meters, polarity & mute,
input compressors, filters, delays, multimode output limiters, error reporting, and load monitoring are all available. A built-in noise generator and sinewave generator provide noise masking and test capabilities. The enhanced
AUX port capability allows the user to interface with the amplifier to provide
external manual control and monitoring.
Offering crisp, clear sound and the widest dynamic range possible with full
24-bit converters, the IQ-PIP USP3 provides unprecedented power and flexibility in one compact—and very affordable—module.
`FEATURES
• 100 Mb Ethernet single-plug solution for TCP/IQ control and monitoring.
• Dual, uncorrelated noise generators
for noise masking.
• Listen Bus amplifier output monitor
(through CobraNet).
• Load supervision.
• 24-bit conversion with 32-bit, floating point DSP processing.
• 64 assignable filters with 9 different
filter types including all-pass filters.
• Over 2 seconds of delay available
per channel.
• Sine-wave noise generator.
• Full error reporting.
• Firmware upgrades via the network.
• 10 user-selectable presets.
• Reliable FLASH memory backup of
all parameters.
• Input compressors and output limiters for each channel.
* Please refer to the module compatibility chart at the end of the System Solutions
section.
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IQ-PIP USP3/CN
SmartAmp Automation for TCP/IQ
he Crown IQ-PIP USP3/CN is a 3rd generation DSP-based PIP™
(Programmable Input Processor) input module for PIP2 compatible
amplifiers*. It connects the amplifier to a 100 Mb Ethernet network allowing
it to be remotely controlled and monitored via IQ. In addition, the USP3/CN
allows the transport of real-time digital audio via CobraNet over the same
Ethernet network.
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The USP3/CN is a TCP/IQ series component and connects to the audio control/monitor network using standard 100 Mb Ethernet hardware (switches,
Network Interface Cards, and cables). CobraNet audio is available over the
same 100 Mb Ethernet network, providing a simple to install, single plug
solution for audio distribution, control, and monitoring.
The USP3/CN’s SHARC DSP processor gives the user an enormous amount
of digital signal processing. Audio routing, faders, meters, polarity & mute,
input compressors, filters, delays, multimode output limiters, error reporting, and load monitoring are all available. A built-in noise generator and sinewave generator provide noise masking and test capabilities. The enhanced
AUX port capability allows the user to interface with the amplifier to provide
external manual control and monitoring.
`FEATURES
• 100 Mb Ethernet single-plug solution for both CobraNet audio and
TCP/IQ control and monitoring.
• Analog audio inputs allow audio
input to the CobraNet network,
CobraNet audio redundancy, or a
hardwire emergency override of
CobraNet audio.
• “Listen Bus” amplifier output monitor via CobraNet.
• Over 2 seconds of delay available
per channel.
• Input compressors and output limiters for each channel.
• Dual, uncorrelated noise generators
for noise masking.
• Sine-wave generator.
• Load supervision.
• Full error reporting.
• 24 bit digital to analog conversion
with 32 bit, floating point DSP processing.
• Firmware upgrades via the network.
• 64 assignable filters with 9 different
filter types including all-pass filters.
• Reliable FLASH memory backup of
all parameters.
• 10 user selectable presets.
* Please refer to the module compatibility chart at the end of the System Solutions
section.
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IQ NETWORK `I-TECH & IQ
I-Tech & IQ
“A marriage made
in Audio Heaven”
RAMMY Award-winning recording artist
Nelly Furtado recently completed her twoweek “Come As You Are” Canadian tour in support of her second release entitled “Folklore.”
The first date of the tour was at the 12,000-seat
Molson Amphitheater in Toronto. The show featured a seven-piece band, supporting Nelly’s
intriguing blend of rock, acoustic and hip-hop
sounds with a Brazilian influence. The main touring system was augmented for the first show,
and then was paired down for the remainder of
the “soft-seater” dates in major market areas
throughout Canada. Crown recently caught up
with Mark Radu, Systems Engineer for PA+
Productions, a major touring company located in
Toronto who provided the system for the Nelly
tour. Mark discussed his experience with their
new I-Tech Series amplifiers.
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“I hadn’t had much prior experience with the
Crown IQ Network but was familiar with other
digital based processors. I received a couple of
Crown I-Techs to demo and was immediately
impressed with the amplifier’s sonic performance. DSP engine aside, it was probably the best
amplifier I had heard. After putting the amplifier
through some rigorous testing I was continually
impressed with its construction and performance. After exploring the DSP aspect of the
amplifier, I was totally blown away with the capabilities the I-Tech amplifiers possessed. The DSP
provided a limitless number of possibilities not
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Nelly Furtado tours with I-Tech.
only within the realm of speaker processing but
in overall system control as well.
“The House PA system was controlled by a single
notebook computer hardwired to the drive system, amplifiers and JBL SMAART. A remote wireless display panel allowed me to walk the entire
venue with system control and SMAART at my
fingertips. The entire monitor system was also
programmed using Crown IQ. The system was
stand-alone plug and play: power the I-Techs on,
plug in a speaker and go. Out of 248 bands of
graphic EQ on the entire monitor rig, I counted a
total of 12 filters in use at tours end.
“Using an array of custom-built control pages
dedicated to the tour’s speaker compliment and
configuration I was able to have all the pertinent
parameters readily available and configured while
keeping all non-relevant control elements in the
background. The flexibility and sheer amount of
overall DSP horsepower within the IQwic program is nothing short of mind-boggling. Having
control over and being able to matrix every single
component within the entire speaker system not
only allowed for a quick acoustic setup but
allowed me to finesse and massage the (JBL
Professional) VERTEC line array elements like
never before. Getting the rig to sound the same
each night in every venue was easier than ever.
Nelly’s music is very busy with a total of 54
Inputs from stage. Finding a spot for everything
in the mix turned out to be less of a challenge
than I thought it would be. Also, I cannot say
enough about the true voltage limiting on the ITech amplifiers. Knowing your system is protected that well on tour is truly one less thing worry
about.
“In short, the Crown I-Tech is probably the best
amplifier I’ve heard. It has unmatched damping
in the low end, rich, full sounding mids and crystal clear high-end definition. Couple this with the
sheer DSP horsepower and the flexibility of the
IQwic software and you have a marriage made in
Audio Heaven.”
IQ NETWORK `IQ ACCESSORIES
IQ-MC8 module. IQ-MC4 module not shown.
IQ-MC4 & IQ-MC8
SmartAmp Automation for CTs Multichannel Amplifiers
he Crown IQ-MC4 and IQ-MC8 are optional IQ control modules for the
Crown CTs multichannel power amplifiers. The IQ-MC4 is the IQ module
for the CTs 4200, and the IQ-MC8 is the IQ module for the CTs 8200. The
modules require an IQ System with an IQ2-compatible interface.
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A single IQ-MC module provides IQ control and monitoring capability to all
channels of the amplifier. Features include basic IQ amplifier control and
monitoring, including attenuation, mute, polarity, input level, output level,
power supply temperature, and thermal level meters. Advanced features
include IOC, Thermal and Fault error reporting, Load Supervision, output
limiting, Listen Bus, AUX control port, 10 presets, and real-time “read-only”
software indication of amplifier hardware indicator, level control, and mode
switch status.
Crown CTs 4200 and 8200 amplifiers can be supplied with an IQ-MC module already factory-installed, or your choice of MC modules can be easily
added to the amplifier by any authorized Crown Service Center.
For Older PIP-Compatible Amplifiers
he IQ-PIP USP2 Adapter allows many older Crown PIP compatible
amplifiers (i.e. Macro-Tech, Com-Tech, and Studio Reference Series) to
access the power and versatility of the Crown IQ-PIP-LITE module.
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The USP2 Adapter can be installed into the following amplifier models: CT200, CT-400, CT-800, CT-1600, MA-600, MA-1200, MA-2400, MA-3600VZ,
MA-5000VZ, MA-24x6, MA-36x12, Studio Reference I, Studio Reference II.
`FEATURES
Basic Features
Advanced Features
Basic IQ amplifier control and monitoring, including:
• IOC.
• Attenuation.
• Load Supervision.
• Mute.
• Output limiting.
• Polarity.
• Listen Bus.
• Input level.
• AUX control port.
• Output level.
• 10 presets.
• Power supply temperature.
• Real-time “read-only” software
indication of amplifier hardware
indicator, level control, and mode
switch status.
• Thermal level.
IQ-PIP-USP2 Adapter
• Thermal and Fault error reporting.
Qualified service personnel must install the IQ-PIP USP2 Adapter.
Installation procedures may vary depending upon the amplifier model.
Contact your Crown dealer or the Crown Technical Support Group for
details.
• Error reporting for level control or
mode switch position change.
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AMPLIFIER ACCESSORIES
PIP Modules
CTs Multi-Channel Amp Accessories
SST Input Modules
CE Output Modules
Other Amplifier Accessories
Module Compatibility
ACCESSORIES ` PIP MODULES
PIP-3632, PIP-4622, PIP-4632, PIP-USL
For use with JBL ScreenArray Cinema Speaker System
Crown ScreenArray PIP modules are custom two-channel crossover networks
with equalization specifically designed for use with JBL® ScreenArray® cinema
speaker systems installed in cinemas, studio production and post-production
environments.
The PIP-4622 is designed for use with the model 4622 ScreenArray system, the
PIP-3632 is designed for use with the model 3632 ScreenArray system, and the
PIP-4632 is designed for use with the model 4632 ScreenArray system.
The PIP-USL module is designed to integrate Crown amplifiers into audio systems installed in cinemas, studio production and post-production environments.
The ScreenArray PIP modules and PIP-USL install into the back of Crown PIP2compatible amplifiers, saving rack space and simplifying system wiring. You
must have a PIP2-compatible amplifier to use the ScreenArray PIP modules. To
determine if your amplifier is PIP2-compatible, look for the
logo on the
back of the amplifier or refer to the compatibility chart at the end of the System
Solutions section.
The HD15 connector provided on all of these PIP modules is designed for quick
and easy interface with popular cinema monitor products such as the USL CM680. Accepts signal for surround or subwoofer channels, or bi-amp signals for
screen channels, from the cinema processor.
P.I.P.®-AMCb, P.I.P.-CLP, P.I.P.-EDCb, P.I.P.-RPA, P.I.P.-RPTA
P.I.P®.-AMCb. Provides both a variable 4th-order Linkwitz-Riley crossover
and an IOC-driven or variable-threshold signal-driven compressor. In addition,
variable equalization networks provide for “constant-directivity” horn equalization and filter-assisted B6 vented bass box equalization. Bi-amping and tri-amping capabilities are provided via XLR connectors.
P.I.P.-CLP. Is designed to detect and prevent overload. The same error
detecting circuit that is used to signal the IOC indicator is used to activate this
error-driven compressor. It is not a typical signal-driven compressor but a circuit to prevent an overload. It can yield up to 13 dB of additional signal safety
margin without noticeable program change.
P.I.P.-EDCb. State-of-the-art programmable error-driven and signal-driven
compressor plus a variable high-pass filter for each channel. Fast or slow attack
and release times can be set independently for each channel.
P.I.P.-RPA. A phantom-powered mixer that has four balanced mic or line
inputs wit voiceover capability, adjustable “duck” level, and 84 dB of attenuation. A 10-volt DC source for remote control capability is provided. The PIPEXT (Part M44731-4), available from service, allows the PIP-RPA and other
PIP cards to be “extended” outside the amplifier for easy set up.
P.I.P.-RPAT. This module has the same features as the P.I.P.-RPA but includes
four input transformers.
Regulatory Certifications
For all PIP and P.I.P. modules
rown PIPTM (programmable input processor) modules open up a completely new realm of capability for Macro-Tech and Studio Reference
amplifiers. Simply plug into the rear-mounted PIP connector of these
amplifiers. They provide a cost-effective, convenient alternative to outboard processors or inferior systems that can compromise performance.
A wide assortment of PIP modules are available.
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ACCESSORIES ` CTs MULTI-CHANNEL AMP ACCESSORIES
VCA-MC4A & VCA-MC8
Remote Level Control
The Crown VCA-MC4A and VCA-MC8 are optional
level-control modules for the Crown CTs multichannel power amplifiers. The VCA-MC4A is for the
CTs 4200, and the VCA-MC8 is for the CTs 8200.
A VCA-MC module provides independent remote
level control for each channel. 4-pin removable
Phoenix-style barrier connectors provide the
+10VDC control voltage, ground, and control lines
for two amplifier channels. Thus, the 4-channel
CTs 4200 uses two connectors; the 8-channel CTs
8200 uses four connectors. Crown CTs 4200 and
8200 amplifiers can be supplied with a VCA-MC
module already factory-installed, or your choice of
MC modules can be easily added to the amplifier
by any authorized Crown Service Center.
Choosing the Right Module
To order accessory modules for your amplifier,
please refer to the model tag (located on the back
panel of the amplifier) for your amplifier’s specific
model number. Then refer to the information below
to select the correct accessory for your requirements.
CTs 4200: VCA-MC4 or IQ-MC4
CTs 4200A: VCA-MC4A or IQ-MC4A
CTs 8200 or CTs 8200A: VCA-MC8 or IQ-MC8
`FEATURES
• 1-VCAP provides remote volume control
for one or more CTs amplifier channels.
• Fits into a 1-gang electrical box.
• 4-VCAP provides remote volume control
for four or more CTs amplifier channels.
• Fits into a 2-gang electrical box.
`FEATURES
• Independent remote level control
for each channel.
• 4-pin removable Phoenix-style barrier
connectors provide the +10VDC control
voltage, ground, and control lines for
two amplifier channels.
• Optional wall-mount level control
panels for use with VCA modules:
1-VCAP and 4-VCAP.
CTs Controllers
1-VCAP & 4-VCAP
Wall-Mount Controllers
Crown VCAP panels are wall-mounted panels
with potentiometers that provide remote control
of the volume of Crown CTs amplifier channels
via a VCA-MC4 or VCA-MC8 module installed in
the amplifier. Two models are available: 1-VCAP
and 4-VCAP.
1-VCAP: Used in conjunction with a VCA-MC
module, this is a 1-gang panel with one potentiometer that provides remote volume control
for one or more CTs amplifier channels. The
potentiometer on the panel is wired directly
to the VCA connectors on the VCA-MC.
4-VCAP: This is a 2-gang panel with four potentiometers that provide remote volume control
for four or more CTs amplifier channels. The
potentiometers on the panel are wired directly
to the VCA connectors on the VCA-MC.
Regulatory Certifications
For all CTs Multi-Channel Amp Accessories
ACCESSORIES
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ACCESSORIES ` SST INPUT MODULE
Input Options for CE, CH and CL Amplifiers
Basic Input
Module Standard
SST module on Contractor
Series and CE Series amplifiers. Barrier, XLR and TRS
balanced input connectors.
SST-4622 custom two-channel
crossover network with routing
and equalization specifically
designed for use with JBL
model 4622 ScreenArray cinema speaker systems.
PIN 2 HOT
SST-SBSC
2-way stereo crossover with
summed bass output.
SST-SBSC 3632T: Configured
for use with JBL model 3632T
ScreenArray cinema speaker
systems.
SST-4632 Custom two-channel
crossover network with routing, equalization and delay
specifically designed for use
with JBL model 4632
ScreenArray cinema speaker
systems.
SST-SBSC 4632T: Configured
for use with JBL model 4632T
ScreenArray cinema speaker
systems.
SST-SBSC JBL4675:
Configured for use with JBL
model 4675 cinema speaker.
SST-SBSC JBL5672:
Configured for use with JBL
model 5672 cinema speaker.
SF Theaters, Bangkok, Thailand.
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SST-3632 Custom two-channel
crossover network with routing, equalization and delay
specifically designed for use
with JBL model 3632
ScreenArray cinema speaker
systems.
ACCESSORIES ` CE OUTPUT MODULES
Output Options for CE Series Amplifiers
CE Outputs
For the CE 1000, CE 2000 and CE 2000TX only.
CEAS1 Provides barrier
output connection in addition
to the Neutrik Speakon output
connection. Also includes a
touch-safe connector cover.
CEAS2 Provides 5-way output
connection in addition to the
Neutrik Speakon output connection for CE 1000, CE 2000
and CE 2000TX amplifiers.
For the CE 4000 only.
CE4D Provides Neutrik
Speakon and 5-way binding
post output connections for
CE 4000 amplifiers.
ACCESSORIES
ersatile SST input modules for Crown CE, CH and CL amplifiers extend
your amplifier’s capabilities quickly and easily. Modules provide common crossover filters or custom filters designed to work with JBL
ScreenArray speakers. CE output option modules provide alternate output
connectors to customize your CE amplifier to fit your system requirements.
V
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ACCESSORIES ` AMPLIFIER ACCESSORIES
TP-170V. Constant-Voltage Transformer Panel
1 INPUTS: COM
OUTPUTS: COM
40V
50V
2 INPUTS: COM
70V
70V
100V
OUTPUTS: COM
40V
50V
3 INPUTS: COM
70V
70V
100V
40V
OUTPUTS: COM
50V
4 INPUTS: COM
70V
70V
100V
OUTPUTS: COM
40V
50V
70V
70V
100V
TP–170V
The Crown® TP-170V is a rack-mountable panel with
four autoformers to provide impedance matching
between amplifier outputs and “constant voltage”
loudspeakers. This unit allows amplifiers without
direct 70V or 100V output capability to drive distributed speaker systems designed to operate at those
voltages. The TP-170V is constructed of sturdy steel,
and hinged on one side to allow easy access to the
inside connections.
T-170V. Constant-Voltage Transformer
The Crown T-170V is a single autoformer that provides
impedance matching between an amplifier output and
“constant voltage” loudspeakers. It allows amplifiers
without direct 70V or 100V output capability to drive
distributed speaker systems designed to operate at
those voltages.
RPA-RMT. Remote Wall Panel
The Crown RPA-RMT is a remote wall panel designed
to work with the PIP-RPA. It features two level controls
and a remote “tie” module that allows the attenuation of
each input channel.
CE-HANDLES. CE Amplifier Handles Kit
CE handles complement your amplifier’s appearance,
aid in transportation, and help you place the amplifier
in or remove it from racks. For all CE, CH and CL Series
amplifiers.
Pittwater Church. Sydney, Australia.
SPEAKONS. Connector Kit
Neutrik Speakon NL-4F output connector kit.
Accessories
cya
(cover your amp)
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3PLUS3. 3+3 Extended Warranty
Crown’s No-Fault, 3+3 Extended Warranty package
extends the terms of your original full warranty for an
additional three years, thus covering years four through
six. Available for Crown amplifiers only.
ACCESSORIES ` MODULE COMPATIBILITY
1 IQ-PIP Lite may be installed in older PIP1-compatible amplifiers by
using the USP2 Adapter Kit (functionality slightly limited when using
the Adapter Kit).
ACCESSORIES
2 MA-5000VZ amplifiers with serial numbers beginning with the prefix A
or B are PIP2 compatible. PIP2 compatible amplifiers bear the PIP2
logo
on the rear.
3 CT-210 must have optional fan installed.
4 Analog PIPs include: P.I.P.-AMCb, P.I.P.-CLP, P.I.P.-EDCb, P.I.P.-RPA
and P.I.P.-RPAT.
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REFERENCE ` WARRANTIES
Crown Amplifier Warranty
USA AND CANADA
SUMMARY OF WARRANTY
Crown International, 1718 West Mishawaka Road, Elkhart, Indiana 46517-4095 U.S.A. warrants to you, the ORIGINAL PURCHASER and ANY SUBSEQUENT OWNER
of each NEW Crown product, for a period of three (3) years from the date of purchase by the original purchaser (the “warranty period”) that the new Crown product
is free of defects in materials and workmanship. We further warrant the new Crown product regardless of the reason for failure, except as excluded in this Warranty.
ITEMS EXCLUDED FROM THIS CROWN WARRANTY
This Crown Warranty is in effect only for failure of a new Crown product which occurred within the Warranty Period. It does not cover any product which
has been damaged because of any intentional misuse, accident, negligence, or loss which is covered under any of your insurance contracts. This Crown
Warranty also does not extend to the new Crown product if the serial number has been defaced, altered, or removed.
WHAT THE WARRANTOR WILL DO
We will remedy any defect, regardless of the reason for failure (except as excluded), by repair, replacement, or refund. We may not elect refund unless you
agree, or unless we are unable to provide replacement, and repair is not practical or cannot be timely made. If a refund is elected, then you must make the
defective or malfunctioning product available to us free and clear of all liens or other encumbrances. The refund will be equal to the actual purchase price,
not including interest, insurance, closing costs, and other finance charges less a reasonable depreciation on the product from the date of original purchase.
Warranty work can only be performed at our authorized service centers or at the factory. Warranty work for some products can only be performed at our
factory. We will remedy the defect and ship the product from the service center or our factory within a reasonable time after receipt of the defective product at our authorized service center or our factory. All expenses in remedying the defect, including surface shipping costs in the United States, will be
borne by us. (You must bear the expense of shipping the product between any foreign country and the port of entry in the United States including the
return shipment, and all taxes, duties, and other customs fees for such foreign shipments.)
HOW TO OBTAIN WARRANTY SERVICE
You must notify us of your need for warranty service within the warranty period. All components must be shipped in a factory pack, which, if needed, may be
obtained from us free of charge. Corrective action will be taken within a reasonable time of the date of receipt of the defective product by us or our authorized service
center. If the repairs made by us or our authorized service center are not satisfactory, notify us or our authorized service center immediately.
DISCLAIMER OF CONSEQUENTIAL AND INCIDENTAL DAMAGES
YOU ARE NOT ENTITLED TO RECOVER FROM US ANY INCIDENTAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM ANY DEFECT IN THE NEW CROWN PRODUCT. THIS INCLUDES
ANY DAMAGE TO ANOTHER PRODUCT OR PRODUCTS RESULTING FROM SUCH A DEFECT. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATIONS
OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
WARRANTY ALTERATIONS
No person has the authority to enlarge, amend, or modify this Crown Warranty. This Crown Warranty is not extended by the length of time which you are
deprived of the use of the new Crown product. Repairs and replacement parts provided under the terms of this Crown Warranty shall carry only the unexpired portion of this Crown Warranty.
DESIGN CHANGES
We reserve the right to change the design of any product from time to time without notice and with no obligation to make corresponding changes in products previously manufactured.
LEGAL REMEDIES OF PURCHASER
THIS CROWN WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE. No action to
enforce this Crown Warranty shall be commenced after expiration of the warranty period.
THIS STATEMENT OF WARRANTY SUPERSEDES ANY OTHERS CONTAINED IN THIS MANUAL FOR CROWN PRODUCTS.
Crown Microphone Warranty
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Crown's professional microphones are guaranteed against malfunction for a period of three years
(one year for Sound Grabber) from date of original purchase. Should one of our microphones
malfunction, it will be replaced or repaired at our expense, including all U.S. round-trip shipping.
This warranty does not cover finish, appearance items, cable or cable connectors. This warranty
does not cover normal wear and tear, malfunction due to abuse or operation at other than specified conditions. See your Crown dealer or representative for complete warranty details or contact
Crown direct at 1-800-342-6939.
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Crown Amplifier Warranty
WORLDWIDE EXCEPT USA & CANADA
SUMMARY OF WARRANTY
Crown International, 1718 West Mishawaka Road, Elkhart, Indiana 46517-4095 U.S.A. warrants to you, the ORIGINAL PURCHASER and ANY SUBSEQUENT OWNER
of each NEW Crown1 product, for a period of three (3) years from the date of purchase by the original purchaser (the “warranty period”) that the new Crown product
is free of defects in materials and workmanship, and we further warrant the new Crown product regardless of the reason for failure, except as excluded in this
Warranty.
1 Note: If your unit bears the name “Amcron,” please substitute it for the name “Crown” in this warranty.
ITEMS EXCLUDED FROM THIS CROWN WARRANTY
This Crown Warranty is in effect only for failure of a new Crown product which occurred within the Warranty Period. It does not cover any product which has been
damaged because of any intentional misuse, accident, negligence, or loss which is covered under any of your insurance contracts. This Crown Warranty also does
not extend to the new Crown product if the serial number has been defaced, altered, or removed.
WHAT THE WARRANTOR WILL DO
We will remedy any defect, regardless of the reason for failure (except as excluded), by repair, replacement, or refund. We may not elect refund unless you
agree, or unless we are unable to provide replacement, and repair is not practical or cannot be timely made. If a refund is elected, then you must make the
defective or malfunctioning product available to us free and clear of all liens or other encumbrances. The refund will be equal to the actual purchase price,
not including interest, insurance, closing costs, and other finance charges less a reasonable depreciation on the product from the date of original purchase.
Warranty work can only be performed at our authorized service centers. We will remedy the defect and ship the product from the service center within a
reasonable time after receipt of the defective product at our authorized service center.
HOW TO OBTAIN WARRANTY SERVICE
You must notify your local Crown importer of your need for warranty service within the warranty period. All components must be shipped in the original box.
Corrective action will be taken within a reasonable time of the date of receipt of the defective product by our authorized service center. If the repairs made by our
authorized service center are not satisfactory, notify our authorized service center immediately.
DISCLAIMER OF CONSEQUENTIAL AND INCIDENTAL DAMAGES
YOU ARE NOT ENTITLED TO RECOVER FROM US ANY INCIDENTAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM ANY DEFECT IN THE NEW CROWN PRODUCT. THIS INCLUDES
ANY DAMAGE TO ANOTHER PRODUCT OR PRODUCTS RESULTING FROM SUCH A DEFECT.
WARRANTY ALTERATIONS
No person has the authority to enlarge, amend, or modify this Crown Warranty. This Crown Warranty is not extended by the length of time which you are
deprived of the use of the new Crown product. Repairs and replacement parts provided under the terms of this Crown Warranty shall carry only the unexpired portion of this Crown Warranty.
DESIGN CHANGES
We reserve the right to change the design of any product from time to time without notice and with no obligation to make corresponding changes in products previously manufactured.
LEGAL REMEDIES OF PURCHASER
No action to enforce this Crown Warranty shall be commenced after expiration of the warranty period.
THIS STATEMENT OF WARRANTY SUPERSEDES ANY OTHERS CONTAINED IN THIS MANUAL FOR CROWN PRODUCTS.
7/01
TRADEMARKS NOTICE: Crown, Crown Audio, Amcron, BCA, Com-Tech, IQ, Differoid, IOC, IQ System, Macro-Tech, Micro-Tech, ODEP, Phase Coherent Cardioid, P.I.P.,
PZM, PZMicrophone, Pressure Zone Microphone, PCC, SASS, and VZ are registered trademarks; Grounded Bridge, Power-Tech, PIP, PIP2, Studio Reference, TCP/IQ,
IQwic, SmartAmp and IQ2 are trademarks of Crown International.
The Pressure Recording Process (PRP) (patented) is the basis for the PZMicrophones originally manufactured by Wahrenbrock Sound Associates, Ltd. Crown
PZMicrophones are now manufactured under license from E. M. Long Associates and their agent, Synergetic Audio Concepts.
Neutrik, Speakon, Windows, CobraNet, ScreenArray, dbx, Phoenix and JBL are used for information only and are the property of their respective companies.
Crown Audio, Inc. reserves the right to make changes in specifications, software, or products without prior notice. Crown Audio, Inc. also assumes no responsibility
for any error in type or print reproduction of the features or specifications in this literature.
Some models may be exported under the name Amcron®.
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