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Audio Control DQXS Owners Manual

Audio Control DQXS Owners Manual

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Owners manual for an Audio Control DQXS Six Channel Digital Equalizer/Crossover
Owners manual for an Audio Control DQXS Six Channel Digital Equalizer/Crossover

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Six Channel
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KeyIeaIuresandHIchIIchIs .......................................... 2
ÒuIckInsIaIIaIIonInIormaIIon...................................... 4
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duaI·bandwIdIhcraphIcandparameIrIcdIcIIaI
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channeI24dB}ocIaveLInkwIIz·RIIeyaIIcnmenI
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caIIons.\heIheryouaredesIcnIncasysIem
aroundasourceunIIwIIhIwo,Iour,orsIxouI·
puIsandonIyacoupIeoIampIIIIersoryouare
maxIncIIouIIheDÒXSIsIheprocessorIoryou.
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andampIIIIers,IheDÒXShasIndIvIduaIInpuI·
andouIpuI·IeveIconIroIs.1hIswIIIheIpyou
maxImIzeIhesoundquaIIIyoIyoursysIemand
mInImIzeanysysIemnoIse.1heseconIroIswIII
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sourceunIIs.
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speakersysIemIosoundsomewhaIIackIusIer.
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IncredIbIyIIexIbIeandaccuraIe24dB}ocIave
LInkwIIz·RIIeyaIIcnmenIeIecIronIccrossovers.
1hIsaIIowsyourDÒXSIoprovIdeyouwIIh
precIseIycrossedoversIcnaIsIoryourIronI,rear,
andsubwooIerspeakers.
1ser Memor¡es:1heDÒXShasIheabIIIIyIo
seIandsIoreeIchIdIIIerenIsysIemequaIIzaIIon
seIIIncsInIndIvIduaImemoryIocaIIons.Inad·
dIIIon,IhesememorIesarenon·voIaIIIe,whIch
meansIheywon'IcoawaywhenyouIeaveyour
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converIersareaIsoIncorporaIedIormaxImum
soundquaIIIy.
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IanIIeaIureoIaII.IveryAudIoConIroIproducI
IsseIIIessIydesIcnedandmanuIacIuredbyIhe
occupanIsoIourraInIoresIIacIory.\eIake
everyeIIorIIoensureIhaIyouwIIIhavemany
yearsoIen|oymenIouIoIyourDÒXS.1oensure
IheperIormanceoIIhIsnewDIcIIaIproducI,
wehIchIyrecommendIhaIyouaIIowyour
auIhorIzedAudIoConIroIdeaIerIoperIormIhe
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knowIedceandIooIs,buIaIsoInIheunIIkeIy
chanceyourDÒXSshouIdsIopworkInc,we
backIIwIIhaIImIIedIIveyearsparIsandIabor
warranIy.ShouIdyouchooseIoInsIaIIIIyour·
seIIwewIIIsIIIIcIveyouaone·yearparIsand
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daywhIIeyourcarIsparkedaIyourIocaIIaIIe'
sIand,youwIIIIIndInsurancecompanIesvery
unIorcIvIncwIIhouIprooIoIpurchase.
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DDCasIIIscaIIedbyIIscIosesIIrIends)Isan
opIIonaIremoIe·mounIabIeconIroIIoryour
DÒXS.1heDDCcanbeInsIaIIedaImosIany·
whereInyourvehIcIeandIhenconnecIedIo
yourDÒXSvIacabIe.1hIsaIIowsyouIomake
aIIoIyourequaIIzaIIonseIIIncsIromIhecon·
venIenceoIyourIronIseaIasweIIIhechassIsoI
yourDÒXS.InaddIIIonwIIhIheDDC,youcan
see¨manycoIors¨wIIhouIanyhaIIucInocenIcs
bychancInc
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IorIhoseoIyoushorIonIIme,buIhIchon
ambIIIon,weoIIerIheIoIIowIncsecIIonIospeed
upyourInsIaIIaIIonoIIheDÒXS.
l.1heDÒXSneedsIobeInsIaIIedInIhesIcnaI
paIhbeIweenyoursourceunIIandyourexIer·
naIampIIIIer|s).IIIhIsIsnoIobvIousIoyou,
quIckIypackupyourDÒXSandrunIoyour
nearesIauIhorIzedAudIoConIroIdeaIerIohave
IhemperIormIheInsIaIIaIIon.YouwIIIIhankus
IaIer.
2.IhysIcaIIymounIIheDÒXSInaIocaIIon
IhaIkeepsIIawayIromsodaspIIIs,Ioodcrumbs,
andcurIousIIncers.However,youwIIIwanIIo
seIecIaIocaIIonIhaIaIIowsyouIoseeIhedIs·
pIayandaccessIheequaIIzaIIonconIroIsdurInc
seIup.IIyourareusIncouropIIonaIDDC|DIcI·
IaIDashConIroI)IhenyoucanprobabIyInsIaII
IheDÒXSwhereveryouwanI,|usIasIoncasIhe
cabIeIromIheDDCwIIIreachII.
J.Hookup+l2voIIpower,cround,andremoIe
Iurn·on.IIyouneedIoknowmore,Ihenreadon.
Heck,IIyoudon'IIhInkyouneedIoknowmore,
youshouIdsIIIIreadon,becauseyoucannever
knowIoomuch.
4.Ad|usIIhe¨InpuILeveI¨conIroIonyour
DÒXSIomaIchIhesourceunII'souIpuIand
Ihenad|usIIhe¨ÒuIpuILeveI¨conIroIsIo
maIchyourampIIIIerInpuIs.
1c!c: Ycu +III +un! !c !urn !!c vuIn: cn )cur
un¡II{Icr: IO11 !c nuxInIzc )cur :):!cn: ¡cr{cr·
nuncc.
S.ScroIIIhrouchmenuscreensonyourDÒXS
andseIecIIheproperInpuIMode.YourchoIces
areIwo,Iour,orsIxchanneIsoIhIsshouIdnoIbe
IoocompIIcaIed.
6.ScroIIIhrouchIhemenu'sacaInandseIecI
IhepropercrossoverseIIIncsIoryoursysIem,ac·
cordIncIosysIemdesIcn,speakermanuIacIurer
specs,eIc.
7.ÞowcomesIheIunparI.SeIyourequaIIza·
IIonconIroIsIowhereyoursysIemsoundsIhe
mosIbaIancedyeIdynamIc.MoreabouIIhIs
InIhesecIIonIIIIed¨Ad|usIIncYourIquaIIzer¨...
andyouIhouchIyouwouIdnoIhaveIoreadIhe
resIoIIhemanuaI.Hah!
8.LasIbuInoIIeasI,scroIIIhrouchIhose
menusacaIn|seeacommonIheme)andyou
wIIIwanIIosaveyoursysIemseIIIncsInoneoI
IheeIchImemoryIocaIIons.
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T) ¡npu1s:1heDÒXShassIxRCAInpuIsIhaI
wIIIneedIoceIIheIraudIosIcnaIsIromyour
maInsourceunII.IIyoursourceunIIonIyhas
IwoorIourouIpuIs,IearnoI,|usIuseIheIronI
and}orrearInpuIs.SeeIhesysIemdIacramsbe·
cInnInconpacel0IorsomecooIsysIemIdeas.
Z) ¡npu1 Leve¡: 1heseknobsaIIowyouIo
maxImIzeIhesIcnaIIeveIIhaIcoesIromyour
sourceunIIInIoyourDÒXSIoachIevemaxI·
mumsIcnaI·Io·noIseraIIo.KeepInmIndIhaI
despIIewhaIIheIIIeraIuresays,mosIaIIermar·
keIsourceunIIsproduceareIaIIveIyIowvoII·
acesIcnaI,especIaIIywhenIIcomesIopIayInc
musIcaInormaIIeveIs.
3) ¡npu1 Max¡m¡zed ¡nd¡ca1ors: 1hese
nIIIyLIDs|LIchIImIIIIncDIodeIIyouarecurI·
ous)IndIcaIeIhaIyouaresuppIyIncIheDÒXS
IIsmaxImumamounIoIsIcnaIvoIIace.IIIhe
LIDIndIcaIorsnevercomeon,don'IassumeIhaI
IIIsnoIworkInc|sInceLIDsrareIybreak)buI
youmIchIconsIderaddIncaIInedrIverIoyour
sysIem.
4) Ou1pu1 Leve¡ Con1ro¡s: AIIhouchyour
DÒXShasIheabIIIIyIoIncreaseyoursIcnaIvoII·
ace,yourampIIIIersmaynoInecessarIIyaccepI
IhaIhIchoIasIcnaI.1heseconIroIsaIIowyou
IorecuIaIeIheproperamounIoIpre·ampsIcnaI
IromIheDÒXSIoIheampIIIIers.
5) £qua¡¡za1¡on Over¡oad ¡nd¡ca1or:
1hIsconvenIenILIDIndIcaIeswhenIheDSI
|dIcIIaIsIcnaIprocessor)oIyourDÒXSIscIIp·
pIncordIsIorIInc.1heusuaIcauseoIIhIsIs
havIncIhe¨InpuILeveI¨IurnedupIoohIchor
youhaveIoomuchoveraIIboosIonIhevarIous
IrequencIesoIyourequaIIzer.
6) 5e¡ec1: 1hIsbuIIonaIIowsyouIoseIecIone
oIIhevarIousequaIIzaIIon,crossover,dIspIay,or
memorymodesoIyourDÒXS.
7) Nav¡qa1¡on Arrovs: 1hesemuIII·Iunc·
IIonbuIIonsperIormanumberoIduIIes,de·
pendIncuponwhIchmodeyourDÒXSIsIn.
YoucandoanyIhIncIromappIyIncboosIor
cuIIoyourequaIIzaIIonIIIIersIochancIncIhe
dIspIaybrIchIness.However,IIyouceIIhehIch
score,youcannoIenIeryourInIIIaIs!
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brIchIIycoIoredLIDsIndIcaIeIheIeveIoIsIcnaI
voIIaceIhaIIscomIncouIoIIhevarIousouIpuIs
oIyourDÒXS.IseIheseIoassIsIInIeveImaIch·
IncyoursourceunIIwIIhyourampIIIIers.
9) Ou1pu1s: 1heseRCAconnecIorsshouIdbe
connecIedIoIhenexIcomponenI|s)aIIerIhe
DÒXS,usuaIIyanampIIIIer.DonoIconnecIany
speakersdIrecIIyIoyourDÒXSorIoanyhome
appIIances,IIkeyourIoasIer.
T0) D¡q¡1a¡ Dash Con1ro¡ (DDC) ¡npu1:
1hIsInpuIaIIowsyouIoconnecIIheopIIonaI
AudIoConIroIDIcIIaIDashConIroI|DDC)whIch
wIIIaIIowyouIoconIroIyourDÒXSIromIhe
convenIenceoIIhedrIver'sseaI,passencersseaI,
backseaIoranywhereeIseIhecabIewIIIsIreIch.
SeeyourauIhorIzedAudIoConIroIdeaIerIor
moreInIormaIIonabouIIhIsopIIonorcheck
ouIwww.audIoconIroI.com.
TT) Pover Connec1¡ons:1hIsIncredIbIy
handyconnecIorIsacodsendIoIhosewho
haveIrIedIowIreupIheIrcearwIIhIheIrbody
crammedInIheIrunk.YoucanwIreupIhe
power,cround,andremoIeIurn·onIromIhe
convenIenceoIouIsIdeyourcarandIhencasu·
aIIypIucIIInIoyourDÒXS.
TZ) ¡npu1 Mode: 1hesecooIbIueIIchIsIndI·
caIeIheInpuImodeIhaIyourDÒXSIsIn,asIhIs
aIIecIswhIchouIpuIsareacIIve.IorexampIe,a
IwochanneIsIcnaIwIIIonIyrouIeIhesIcnaIIoJ
oIIheouIpuIswhereasaIourchanneIInpuIwIII
rouIesIcnaIsIoaIIoIyourouIpuIs.
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IpIoIhIspoInIeveryIhIncyouhavereadhas
servedIoeducaIeyouonIheoperaIIonsoIyour
DÒXS.\earesureIhaIyouarechompIncaIIhe
bIIIoInsIaIIyourDÒXSsowerecommendyou
readIheIoIIowIncsecIIonsverycareIuIIy.
A. P¡acemen1 & Moun1¡nq o1 vour DOX5
P¡acemen1: 1heDÒXSneedsIobeInsIaIIedIn
IhesIcnaIpaIhaIIeryoursourceunIIbuIdeIInIIe·
IybeIoreyourampIIIIers.1hechassIsIsusuaIIy
mounIedInIherearoIIhevehIcIe,ascIoseIoIhe
ampIIIIersaspossIbIe.IIyourcoIncIobeusInca
DIcIIaIDashConIroI|DDC)wIIhyourDÒXS,you
wIIIwanIIopIckouIIIsmounIIncIocaIIonearIy
onsoyoucanrouIeyoursIcnaIsapproprIaIeIy.
Moun1¡nq: ÒnceyouhaveseIecIedaperma·
nenImounIIncIocaIIon,posIIIonIheunIIand
markIheapproprIaIemounIInchoIeswIIhaIeII·
IIppInorscraIchawI.BeIoredoIncanyIhInceIse,
makesureyouarenoIabouIIodrIIIahoIeInacas
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yourdaymoreIhananexpensIverepaIrbIII.DrIII
aIewsmaIIpIIoIhoIesandsecureIhechassIsoI
IheDÒXSwIIhseII·IappIncscrews.
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wIreIromIhehead·unII'sremoIeIurn·onIoIhe
¨RemoIe¨connecIoronIheDÒXS.
Pos¡1¡ve (+TZ\) Connec1¡on: InserIal2Io
l8·caucewIreInIoIheopenIncIabeIed¨Iower¨on
IhenIIIyconnecIoroIyourDÒXS.ConnecIIIIo
acoodconsIanIsourceoIl2voIIs|wesuccesIIhe
baIIery),IusedaI2amps.
Ground Connec1¡on:IseIhesamecauce
wIreorIarcerasyoudIdIorIheposIIIveconnec·
IorandrunIIIromIhe¨Ground¨connecIoron
IheDÒXSIoIhenecaIIveIermInaIoIIhebaIIery,
acroundbus,oraverIIIedcroundIocaIIon.1he
IacIoryheadunIIcroundIsnoI,noI,noIacood
cround!\henIheeIecIrIcaIconnecIIonsarecom·
pIeIe,youmaynowreconnecIIhenecaIIveIermI·
naIIoyourbaIIery.
C. DOX5 Aud¡o ½¡r¡nq
P¡ann¡nq: AsyoumayaIreadyhavecuessed,
IherearenumerouswaysIoconIIcureIheDÒXS
InyouraudIosysIem.SpendaIIIIIequaIIIyIIme
pIannIncouIyoursysIemandevenskeIchIncII
ouIonpaper.1hedIacramsonIheIoIIowIncpaces
are|usIaIewoIIhesysIemopIIons.
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MaxImumouIpuIIeveI .........................................................7.SVrms
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Irequencyresponse ........................................................l0Hz·22kHz
1oIaIharmonIcdIsIorIIon........................................................ 0.0l'
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Iowerdraw....... 600mA
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SIze............................................................... ll¨\x7.2¨Dxl.2S¨H
\eIchI ............. 4.SIbs.
LocaIIonoIAudIoConIroI .......................................................... ISA
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Moun1¡aRe 1errace, ½A
98043 15A
Phone: 4Z5-775-846T
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Sound BeIIer, DÒXS, DÒX, DÒ1,
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AudioControl
22410 70th Avenue West
Mountlake Terrace, WA 98046
Phone 425-775-84610 Fax 425-778-3166
www.audiocontrol.com
AC 04/08 PIN 794-040
A MESSAGE FROM THE PEOPLE WHO
BUILT THIS UNIT
Time was, American-made meant the highest-tech, finest-engi-
neered, ever-wearing, never burst, break or burn-out you could
buy.
We all know what corner of the world holds that title
Well, we're trying to win. it back. By making every
AudioControl product the best we know how.
Good enough to sign our names to.
If this product ever goes wrong, we wanHo hear about it.
Because our reputation, AudioControl's reputation and alittle bit of
America's reputation rests on how well we can get it together to
produce fine electronics right here in the Northwest Rain Forest.
We have thoroughly tested this unit as if we were going to buy it.
Enjoy your new AudioControl American-made product.
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AudioControl®
making good sound better®
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22410 70th Avenue West
Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
425-775-8461 • Fax 425-778-3166 • www.audiocontrol.com
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