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MCX-CA15 Distributed Audio Amplifier MCX-CA15 MCX-CA15 AUDIO OUT SW OUT AUDIO IN IR/CTRL VIDEO OUT DC IN 12V STATUS OWNER'S MANUAL...
This product, when installed as indicated in the instructions contained in this manual, meets FCC requirements. Modifications not expressly approved by Yamaha may void your authority, granted by the FCC, to use the product. 2 IMPORTANT: When connecting this product to accessories and/or another product use only high quality shielded cables.
YAMAHA will not be held responsible for any damage resulting from use of these units with a voltage other than that specified.
These units are not disconnected from the AC power source as long as they are connected to the wall outlet, even if the unit itself is turned off. This state is called the sleep mode. In this state, these units are designed to consume a very small quantity of power.
Audio Controller (hereafter, the “client”) to complete the MusicCAST system, or as an amplifier integrated with an existing audio system. As a companion to your client, the MCX-CA15 is fully controllable from the client, and functions as a power amplifier and DC power distributor. It provides high-quality power to all connected speakers, and can display the client’s on-screen display (OSD) on a TV or monitor connected to...
SUPPLIED ACCESSORIES After unpacking, check that you received all of the following parts. Owner’s Manual (this manual) MCX-CA15 Distributed Audio Amplifier MCX-CA15 MCX-CA15 AUDIO OUT SW OUT AUDIO IN IR/CTRL VIDEO OUT DC IN 12V STATUS OWNER'S MANUAL Pin/mini plug cable...
IR/CTRL jack Connect an IR flasher (infrared emitter) to this jack if you want to control a YAMAHA AV receiver registered on a client. When this unit is connected to a client, this jack functions as an IR output jack.
Inside front panel A B C MODE MODE switch Switches between operation modes “A”, “B” and “C” (see page 10). RESET button Resets this unit after the protection circuitry has been activated or the operation mode has been changed (see page 11). INPUT SENSE Detects the presence of signals input through the AUDIO IN jack (see page 11).
CONTROLS AND FUNCTIONS Rear panel SPEAKER OUT SPEAKER OUT terminals Connect speakers to these jacks using commercially available speaker cables. DC IN/OUT terminals When this unit is connected to a client only, connect the DC power cable to these terminals to supply power to the client.
Connect a client to this jack using the CAT-5 cable (straight) supplied with the client to input signals from the client. CONTROL OUT/IN jack Connect another MCX-CA15 or an external component to this jack to control the power of this unit. AV IN...
Mode A mode Use this mode if you want to use the MCX-CA15 as a companion to a client. In this mode you can also control a YAMAHA AV receiver connected to the MCX-CA15 or I/O box from the client’s A B C remote control using YAMAHA AV link technology.
“C” mode. In this case, this unit is capable of detecting signals within the range 3 to 30 V from these jacks. You can connect another MCX-CA15 or an external component to these jacks to control the power of this unit.
OPERATION To switch the operation mode You can switch between the operation modes on the MCX-CA15 by sliding the MODE switch located on the inside front panel to the left and right. CAUTION • Always check that the operation mode is set correctly before performing automatic or manual configuration on the client.
• You have changed the operation mode using the MODE switch. Note When the MCX-CA15 is connected to a client and you want to reset the system, press and hold the client for ten seconds. OPERATION INPUT SENSE...
TROUBLESHOOTING Refer to the chart below if the MCX-CA15 does not function properly. If the problem you are experiencing is not listed below or if the instruction below does not help, disconnect the power cord, and contact the nearest authorized YAMAHA dealer or service center.
AUDIO PERFORMANCE • Minimum RMS output power 1 kHz, 1% THD... 13 W + 13 W • Maximum power (EIAJ) 1 kHz, 10% THD...17 W + 17 W or 18 W (1 ch) • Frequency response (EIAJ) ...20 Hz to 20 kHz, ±1.0 dB •...
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