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Monster Cable PRO7000 Owner's Manual

Monster cable products owner's manual professional reference powersourcetm with dual balanced pure powertm pro7000.
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PRO 7000
Professional Reference PowerSource
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Owner's Manual

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    LIT_PRO7000_manual.qxd 11/10/2003 4:30 PM Page 1 ® PRO 7000 Professional Reference PowerSource ™ with Dual Balanced Pure Power ™ Owner’s Manual...

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    LIT_PRO7000_manual.qxd 11/10/2003 4:30 PM Page 2...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Monster T2 Technology ...3 Behind the Monster PowerSource Design ...4 Monster Checklist ...5 Hookup Guide ...6 XLR Jack Hookup ...13 Monster PRO7000 Features ...18 Troubleshooting ...25 Frequently Asked Questions ...29 Appendices A. Glossary of Power-Related Terms ...31 B. Warranty Information... 33...

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    LIT_PRO7000_manual.qxd 11/10/2003 Please read and observe the following safety points at all times. WARNING - Power Sources Do not plug your Monster PowerSource into a power outlet that differs from the source indicated for safe use on the Monster PowerSource. If you don’t know the type of electrical power that is supplied to your place of business, please consult your local power company.

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    LIT_PRO7000_manual.qxd 11/10/2003 WARNING - Liquid: Avoiding Electrical Shocks Do not operate your Monster PowerSource if liquid of any kind is spilled onto or inside the unit. Do not operate your Monster PowerSource near rain or water that’s spilled or openly exposed (e.g., bathtub, kitchen or bathroom sink).

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    LIT_PRO7000_manual.qxd 11/10/2003 WARNING - Storm Precautions In the event of a lightning storm, immediately disconnect your Monster PowerSource from its power source. It’s not necessary to disconnect any components from your Monster PowerSource. WARNING - No User Serviceable Parts Inside If, for any reason, your Monster PowerCenter is not operating properly, do not remove any part of the unit (cover, etc.) for repair.

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    (no ground or reverse polarity), the green ”SYSTEM GROUNDED” LED on the front panel of the Professional Reference PowerSource PRO7000 will not light up. Many older buildings are inadequately wired. It’s very common for a building to be improperly grounded.

  • Page 8: Monsterous Introduction

    11/10/2003 4:30 PM Page 2 MONSTEROUS INTRODUCTION Thank you for purchasing Monster Power’s Professional Reference PowerSource PRO7000. PowerSource products ™ reflect Monster’s commitment to creating performance - enhancing solutions for stage and studio delivering superior tone and sound quality. Ordinary AC power accessories may seriously compromise the equipment they power. The advanced technologies and innovative design of the PowerSource solves this problem and offers unique convenience and performance features.

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    ™ stage number, the more sophisticated and advanced the filters. Also, the higher the number, the greater the isolation between connected equipment for maximum component-generated noise rejection. In addition, the PRO7000 features Clean Power Stage 5 with a pair of triple-shielded isolation transformers for the best possible performance.

  • Page 10: Monster T2 Technology

    LIT_PRO7000_manual.qxd 11/10/2003 4:30 PM Page 4 MONSTER T2 TECHNOLOGY The Monster Power Professional Reference PRO 7000 features Monster’s exclusive T2 technology. T2 is an active electronic microprocessor-controlled circuitry that sits in front of the surge protection MOVs in Monster Power products. T2 monitors the line, neutral and ground lines and disconnects the Power Center (and so its outlets) from the AC power line when a long duration low voltage sag or high voltage swell occurs —...

  • Page 11: Behind The Monster Powersource Design

    Noel Lee – Noel Lee is best known for popularizing the concept of high performance audio cable over 20 years ago with his creation of Monster Cable. Originally a laser-fusion design engineer at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and later a touring musician, Noel has invented or co-invented over 125 U.S.

  • Page 12: Monster Checklist

    Monster PowerSource. You’ll need the following items to get started: 1) This owner’s manual. 2) Your favorite pen or a computer with an Internet browser (to register your Monster warranty information). 3) One Monster Power Professional Reference PowerSource PRO7000. 4:30 PM Page 6...

  • Page 13: Hookup Guide

    The PowerSource has facilities to protect a single phone line. FOR STANDARD TELEPHONE LINE PROTECTION A) Connect a phone cable from a telephone wall jack to the PRO7000 IN jack (figure 1a). B) Connect a second phone cable from the PRO 7000 OUT jack to the telephone (figure 1b).

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    LIT_PRO7000_manual.qxd 11/10/2003 Step 2 Outlet Programming All PowerSource outlets on the rear panel are programmable. To set up each outlet pair, use the front panel MENU and SET buttons to choose between SWITCHED ON, SWITCHED ON AFTER DELAY and UNSWITCHED (Always On) independently for each outlet pair.

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    LIT_PRO7000_manual.qxd 11/10/2003 C) Set the Outlet Pair to SWITCHED ON AFTER DELAY: Press MENU until the display shows the status of the Analog outlet pair. Press the SET button until the time delay changes to the required delay in seconds before the outlet pair will turn on after the ON/OFF button is pressed, as in figure 4. When the PowerSource is SWITCHED ON by pressing the front panel ON/OFF button, or by an external trigger signal, the outlet pair will go “live”...

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    LIT_PRO7000_manual.qxd 11/10/2003 Step 3 Over- and Under-Voltage Audible Alarm Setting This feature enables or disables the audible alarm indicating an abnormal line voltage condition. When set to ENABLE, the unit will sound an alarm when the line voltage tops 130V or drops below 100V. A) Press MENU until the displays shows the alarm setting, as in figure 6: B) Press SET to toggle between ENABLE and DISABLE, as in figure 7.

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    LIT_PRO7000_manual.qxd 11/10/2003 4:30 PM Page 11 Step 4 Over- and Under-Voltage Automatic Shutdown Setting This feature enables or disables the automatic shutdown feature for abnormal line voltage. When set to ENABLE, the unit will shut itself down whenever the line voltage tops 134V or drops below 96V. A) Press MENU until the display shows: B) Press SET to toggle between ENABLE and DISABLE as in figure 8 and 9.

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    PowerSource will turn on immediately. The outlets programmed as SWITCHED ON AFTER DELAY will turn on after the set time delay. Analog Filter XLR LAMP MAX OUTPUT 12 VDC 3W PRO7000 Professional Reference PowerSource ™ ANALOG FILTER FUSE with Dual Balanced Pure Power ™...

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    When powered up, the PowerSource’s outlets programmed as SWITCHED ON will power on immediately. The outlets programmed as SWITCHED ON AFTER DELAY will power on after the set delay. XLR LAMP MAX OUTPUT 12 VDC 3W PRO7000 Professional Reference PowerSource with Dual Balanced Pure Power 4:30 PM Page 13...

  • Page 20: Xlr Jack Hookup

    Page 14 Step 7 XLR Jack Hookup NOTE: You’ll need an additional Monster XLR light to connect to the PRO7000’s XLR light Jack. Use the dimmer knob to control light intensity. To remove the Monster XLR light ® from the XLR Jack, press the PUSH tab, and gently pull on the metal housing of the XLR plug.

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    Power amplifiers can then be turned on last and turned off first to prevent speaker “thump”. See “Step 2: Outlet Programming” (page 7) for details. XLR LAMP MAX OUTPUT 12 VDC 3W PRO7000 Professional Reference PowerSource with Dual Balanced Pure Power 4:30 PM Page 15...

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    UNSWITCHED. You can plug any type of analog component into these two Computer AC outlets. Analog Filter XLR LAMP MAX OUTPUT 12 VDC 3W PRO7000 Professional Reference PowerSource ™ with Dual Balanced Pure Power ™ 4:30 PM...

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    The PRO7000 features two isolated filters to accommodate a pair of digital sources. NOTE: You can plug any type of digital component (Digital Multitrack, DAT Machine, Minidisk, Digital Signal Processor, or Recorder) into these outlets.

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    PowerSource is turned off. Plug any type of low-current analog component (preamplifier) into these outlets. Analog Filter XLR LAMP MAX OUTPUT 12 VDC 3W PRO7000 Professional Reference PowerSource ™ with Dual Balanced Pure Power ™ 4:30 PM Page 18...

  • Page 25: Monster Pro7000 Features

    REVERSED Analog Filter Digital Filter Computer Filter XLR LAMP MAX OUTPUT 12 VDC 3W NORMAL (ISOLATED) PRO7000 ™ ANALOG FILTER FUSE DIGITAL FILTER FUSE COMPUTER FILTER FUSE ™ 2A SB NO. 1 2A SB NO. 1 10A SB NO. 1...

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    Clean Power LED Indicator: Indicates the PowerSource is on. Abnormal Voltage LED Indicator: Indicates abnormal line voltage. Turn the PRO7000 off to protect the PowerSource and the components plugged into it from this condition. If the AUTO SHUT OFF setting is enabled, the unit will automatically shut down when sensing an abnormal voltage condition.

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    LIT_PRO7000_manual.qxd 11/10/2003 11. Digital Filter 1 LED Indicator: Indicates the DIGITAL FILTER 1 outlet pair has power. 12. Digital Filter 2 LED Indicator: Indicates the DIGITAL FILTER 2 outlet pair has power. 13. Computer Filter LED Indicator: Indicates the COMPUTER FILTER outlet pair has power. 14.

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    LIT_PRO7000_manual.qxd 11/10/2003 19. Analog Filter Fuse: 2A slow-blow fuse protects the ANALOG FILTER from power overload. Replace only with same type/rating fuse. 20. Digital Filter 1 Outlets: For digital components such as Digital Multitrack, DAT Machine, Minidisk, Digital Signal Processor, or Recorder. This special filter circuit reduces interference from other connected components and prevents digital noise from contaminating the rest of your system.

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    LIT_PRO7000_manual.qxd 11/10/2003 24. Computer Filter Fuse: 10A slow-blow fuse protects the COMPUTER FILTER from power overload. Replace only with the same type/rating fuse. 25. High Power Filter 1 Outlets: Optimized for high-current analog components such as subwoofers or a main amplifier, special filter circuits reduce noise from the AC power line that normally degrades analog performance.

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    LIT_PRO7000_manual.qxd 11/10/2003 27. High Power Filter 2 Outlets: Optimized for high-current analog components such as surround amplifiers or Receivers, special filter circuits reduce noise from the AC power line that would normally degrade PRO equipment performance. NOTE: Digital or low-current PRO equipment will not be harmed if connected to the high power outlet section.

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    LIT_PRO7000_manual.qxd 11/10/2003 31. 1/8th inch Mini-Plug Input for Remote DC Hookup: Enables remote control of the PowerSource outlets. Accepts DC 3 – 30 volts. 32. XLR Jack: For connecting a Monster XLR lamp. 33. Lamp Dimmer: For dimming both the Monster XLR lamps. 34.

  • Page 32: Troubleshooting

    LIT_PRO7000_manual.qxd 11/10/2003 PROBLEM – The PRO 7000 is not receiving power. Possible Cause #1: The PowerSource is not turned on. Possible Solutions: • Press the ON/OFF button on the PowerSource. • Make sure the AC power cord is plugged into a properly grounded 120V wall outlet. Possible Cause #2: Too many devices are connected to the PowerSource causing an overload and tripping the thermal circuit breaker.

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    LIT_PRO7000_manual.qxd 11/10/2003 Possible Cause #3: The power cord from the PowerSource is plugged into an outlet on the back of a component that is not turned on. Possible Solution: • Turn on the component. NOTE: For the best possible performance, plug the PowerSource into a wall outlet, not an outlet on another component.

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    LIT_PRO7000_manual.qxd 11/10/2003 Possible Cause #2: The PowerSource is plugged into a switched outlet on a component that’s not turned on, so it’s not getting power and won’t provide power to the components plugged into its outlets. Possible Solution: • Turn on the component. NOTE: For the best possible performance, plug the PowerSource into a wall outlet, not an outlet on another component.

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    LIT_PRO7000_manual.qxd 11/10/2003 PROBLEM – The “GROUND OK” LED is off. Possible Cause: The PowerSource is not plugged into a properly grounded AC outlet. Possible Solution: • Plug the PowerSource into a properly grounded 120V outlet. 4:30 PM Page 29 TROUBLESHOOTING...

  • Page 36: Frequently Asked Questions

    LIT_PRO7000_manual.qxd 11/10/2003 4:30 PM Page 30 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Q. What is the importance of component-to-component filtering? A. With Monster PowerSource technology, AC power is improved by noise filtering that isolates your equipment from interference riding the AC line. Most other manufacturers just stop there, but Monster keeps going! The next crucial step of filtering occurs between connected components.

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    LIT_PRO7000_manual.qxd 11/10/2003 4:30 PM Page 31 Q. Will it damage a component if plugged into a PowerSource outlet that’s not designed for it, like putting a high-power amplifier into a Mixer/Preamplifier outlet? A. No. However, as mentioned, you may not realize the full performance potential of the component. Q.

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    CMR: An abbreviation for Common Mode Rejection. A technique using a fully-differential balanced power transformer configuration in the PRO7000 PowerSource for cancelling noise on the AC power line. CSA: An abbreviation for Canadian Standards Association. CSA has developed over 200 standards, including several for electrical and electronic products.

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    Surge: A large, sudden change of voltage or current, usually caused by a shorted or opened circuit. Surge Protector: A device that protects components from high voltage peaks and transients. Transient: A momentary surge on a signal or power line that distorts the AC waveform.

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    LIT_PRO7000_manual.qxd 11/10/2003 4:30 PM Page 34 APPENDIX B Thank you for purchasing this Monster Power Professional PowerCenter product. All Monster Power products are finely engineered and robustly manufactured to boost any system's performance beyond what you thought possible. And Monster proudly stands behind every one of its products, not something every company can say! - We know your Monster Power product will bring you tremendous satisfaction, outstanding performance and reliability.

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    LIT_PRO7000_manual.qxd 11/10/2003 4:31 PM Page 35 “Formal Warranty Claim” means a claim made in accordance with the section “Formal Warranty Claims” herein. “Product” means a Product listed in the Specifications Table below, and (iii) You bought from an Authorized Dealer new and in its original packaging. “Product Defect”...

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    LIT_PRO7000_manual.qxd 11/10/2003 4:31 PM Page 36 SCOPE OF THIS LIMITED WARRANTY PRODUCTS. If a Product contained a Product Defect when You bought it from an Authorized Dealer and Monster receives a Formal Warranty Claim from You before the end of the Warranty Period for Product Defects applicable to the affected Product, then Monster will provide You with one of the following remedies: Monster will (1) repair or, at Monster’s sole discretion, replace the Product, or (2) refund to You the purchase price paid for the affected Product if repair or replacement is not commercially practicable or cannot be timely made.

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    LIT_PRO7000_manual.qxd 11/10/2003 SPECIFICATIONS TABLE Product Model No. Pro 800 Pro 1000 Pro 2000 Pro 2500 Pro 3500 Pro 5100 Pro 7000 Pro AVS2000 4:31 PM Page 37 Warranty Period for Product Five (5) Years Five (5) Years Five (5) Years Five (5) Years Five (5) Years Five (5) Years...

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    LIT_PRO7000_manual.qxd 11/10/2003 4:31 PM Page 38 FORMAL WARRANTY CLAIM HOW TO MAKE A CLAIM. In the event of a Product Defect, You must follow these instructions: (1) Call 1-877-800-8989; (2) Give a detailed explanation of the Product Defect; (3) Obtain a Return Authorization Number;...

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    Evening Phone Number (with area and/or country code) ________________________________________________________________ Name and Location of Dealer ____________________________________________________________________________________ Monster Power Model Purchased ______________________________________________________ Serial Number ______________ Other Monster Power and/or Monster Cable Products Used ______________________________________________________________ 1. How did you hear about Monster Power? Salesperson...

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    LIT_PRO7000_manual.qxd 11/10/2003 5. Was this Monster PowerCenter a gift? 6. What was the purchase price of this unit? __________________ 7. How would you describe your experience when purchasing this product? The salesperson was knowledgeable and helpful I knew exactly what I wanted and didn’t need any help with my decision 8.

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    The Monster Power Professional Reference PowerSource PRO 7000 is protected under U.S. Pat. No. ™ 5,589,718. Other Patents Pending. “Monster” “Monster Cable” “Monster Power” “Clean Power” and “PowerCenter” are registered and unregistered trademarks of Monster, LLC. © 2003 Monster, LLC...

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