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Phonic MAX 1000 User Manual

Phonic max 1000: user guide
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  • Page 1 MAX 1000 MAX 1600 POWER AMPLIFIER MAX 1600...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS The apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or splashing and that no objects shall be placed on the apparatus. The MAINS plug is used as the disconnect device, the disconnect device shall remain readily operable. Warning: the user shall not place this apparatus in the can be easily accessible.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    REAR PANEL...6 CONNECTIONS...6 OPERATION...7 FRONT PANEL...7 REAR PANEL...7 OPERATING MODES...8 PROTECTION...10 AC POWER CONSIDERATIONS...10 INPUT WIRING...10 OUTPUT WIRING...11 TROUBLESHOOTING...12 SPECIFICATIONS...13 DIMENSIONS...14 Phonic preserves the right to improve or alter any information within this document without prior notice. V1.1 MAY 14, 2009...
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Look after it and keep it in a safe place for future reference. FEATURES Up to 900 Watts of power in a 2U footprint ● Output: 300W for MAX 1000, 450W for MAX 1600, ● both at 4 ohms High current toroidal transformer allowing high ●...
  • Page 5: Getting Started

    Pin 1 = Ground; Pin 2 = Hot (+); Pin 3 = Cold (–) Connect speaker cables to the speakon or bind- ing post speaker outputs. MAX 1000 / 1600 When in Parallel and Stereo mode, the binding post connectors are wired as follows: red = hot (+ speaker terminal) black = cold (–...
  • Page 6: Product Overview

    The minimum impedance setting for STEREO and PARALLEL operation is 4 ohm, while 8 ohm is the minimum for BRIDGE MONO (see Figure 3). Binding Post Output Speakon Output Figure 3 Output Wiring MAX 1000 / 1600...
  • Page 7: Operation

    Center detented control allows precise volume setting. Slowly turn the knob clockwise to increase input level, but make sure that PEAK LED does not remain on or blink constantly. MAX 1000 / 1600 REAR PANEL 9. PARALLEL / STEREO / BRIDGE MONO OPERATION MODE There are three operation modes for different use.
  • Page 8: Operating Modes

    B) User can use the unit for mono output, with one as main and the other as monitor. C) This power amplifier can also be used for bi-amplification. One channel can be used for driving low frequencies, while the other is used for driving high frequencies. (or HF) (or LF) MAX 1000 / 1600...
  • Page 9: Bridge Mono

    WARNING: Bridge mono operation produces higher current output than the other two operations, thus make sure the gain is set at the proper level and speakers being used can handle the wattage amplifier produce. Proper attention to wiring is greatly needed to prevent experiencing electric shock. MAX 1000 / 1600...
  • Page 10: Protection

    X connector from Cannon. These are the large, round connectors that contain three small pins that are arranged in a triangular shape. Hot (+) – Pin 2 Cold (–) – Pin 3 Shield (Gnd) – Pin 1 MAX 1000 / 1600...
  • Page 11: Output Wiring

    MAX 1000 / 1600 Using Speakon Connections in Stereo or Parallel Mode When wiring Speakon cables for stereo or parallel mode...
  • Page 12: Troubleshooting

    No Power ● Perhaps the most obvious question, but is it plugged in? ● Is the AC outlet that the MAX amp is connected to active? Test it with a lamp. ● Is the power switched on? ● Is the power LED illuminated? If not, make sure that the unit is plugged in, turned on and the AC outlet is live.
  • Page 13: Specifications

    Controls Front Panel Rear Panel Protection Circuitry Power Comsuption Power Requirement (depends on region) Dimensions (WxHxD) Weight MAX 1000 / 1600 MAX 1000 Continuous Average Output Power Per Channel 200W 300W Continuous Average Output Power 600W Class H 1.23V (+4dBu) <0.01%...
  • Page 14: Dimensions

    DIMENSIONS * All measurements are shown in mm/inches. MAX 1000 / 1600...
  • Page 15: Warranty Information

    To purchase Phonic gear and optional accessories, contact any authorized Phonic distributor. For a list of Phonic distributors please visit our website at and click on Get Gear. You may also contact Phonic directly and we will assist you in locating a distributor near you.

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Max 1600