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Peavey Dark Matter DM 115 Sub Operating Manual

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Dark Matter
Series Enclosures
DM
115 Sub & DM
118 Sub
Vented Bass Powered Subwoofer System
Operating
Manual
www.peavey.com

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  • Page 1 Dark Matter Series Enclosures ™ 115 Sub & DM 118 Sub ™ ™ Vented Bass Powered Subwoofer System Operating Manual www.peavey.com...
  • Page 2 Warning: Changes or modifications to the equipment not approved by Peavey Electronics Corp. can void the user’s authority to use the equipment.
  • Page 3 DESCRIPTION The Peavey DM Sub is a compact, vented, powered subwoofer system utilizing a 15" or 18" heavy-duty woofer, coupled to a power amplifier, with 800 watts peak available power. The full-length black perforated steel grille and sturdy steel handles provide protection and a professional appearance.
  • Page 4: Circuit Breaker

    Under normal (not tripped) conditions, the center button is relatively flat. If the unit continues to trip the breaker, or trips it immediately after being reset, do not keep resetting it; the system should be taken to a qualified Peavey Service Center for repair. IEC POWER CORD CONNECTION (2) This receptacle is for the IEC line cord (supplied) that provides AC power to the unit.
  • Page 5: Polarity Switch

    REAR PANEL TOP 11-12 TOP – OPERATING CONTROLS, INPUTS & OUTPUTS INPUT (4) The line-level input is of the medium impedance balanced type. The jack is a combo female XLR and 1/4" TRS connector. LED (5) Illuminates GREEN when the power switch is on and power is present It turns RED when the power amp engages the DDT ™...
  • Page 6: High Pass Outputs

    The DM Sub has a threaded pole mount built-in to the top of the unit, and this is designed to mate with an M20 threaded pole of approximately 32" in length or less. This pole is specifically designed to be used with the following speaker systems: Peavey DM 112 Peavey DM 115...
  • Page 7 ™ Do not place a taller/larger or heavier speaker system than the DM 115 on this pole, or it may be unsafe due to the potential to tip over. The DM Sub must be placed on firm and level ground, in order for the pole mounted speaker to be safe from tipping. When installing or de-installing the speaker on the pole, it is a good practice to have a helper, if possible.
  • Page 8 Note that if the Subwoofer can be heard as a distinctly separate sound source, then it is probably set too high in level. For recommended settings for use with the DM ™ 112/115 two-way powered speaker systems, see the Peavey website at: www.peavey.com ® SETTING THE KOSMOS C BASS ENHANCE CONTROL (10) The Kosmos C Bass Enhance control can add apparent bass extension and output to the reproduced sound, especially ®...
  • Page 9 If the DM Sub has been subjected to direct sunlight or excessive heat, the built-in thermal protection may have been triggered. If so, turn off the DM Sub and let it cool for a sufficient amount of time. If there is still no output, contact your authorized Peavey dealer or the Peavey International Service Center. HUM OR BUZZ If the DM Sub is producing a hum or buzz, this can be AC outlet related.
  • Page 10: Care And Maintenance

    For a touch-up of any damage to the black painted finish of the DM Sub, you can use a black spray paint such as Peavey Commercial Sound, Black Touch-Up Paint, Peavey part number 00052110. Follow the directions on the can for safety and best results.
  • Page 11 Damping Factor: Greater than 100 @ 1000 Hz, 4 Ohms Sound Pressure Level, 1 Watt, 1 Meter In Anechoic Environment: Power Requirements Of Peavey PVX p Sub System: ™ 97 dB SPL Nominal 370 Watts, 100-120 VAC 50-60 Hz (Domestic)
  • Page 12 Damping Factor: Greater than 100 @ 1000 Hz, 4 Ohms Sound Pressure Level, 1 Watt, 1 Meter In Anechoic Environment: Power Requirements Of Peavey PVX p Sub System: ™ 95 dB SPL Nominal 370 Watts, 100-120 VAC 50-60 Hz (Domestic)
  • Page 13 115 SUB BACK PANEL ™ 118 SUB BACK PANEL ™...
  • Page 14 ™ 115 SUB DIMENSIONS...
  • Page 15 ™ 118 SUB DIMENSIONS...
  • Page 16 NOTES...
  • Page 17 NOTES...
  • Page 18 What Peavey Will Do We will repair or replace (at Peavey’s discretion) products covered by Warranty at no charge for labor or materials. If the product or component must be shipped to Peavey for Warranty service, the consumer must pay initial shipping charges. If the repairs are covered by Warranty, Peavey will pay the return shipping charges.
  • Page 19 U.S. customer warranty registration. Logo referenced in Directive 2002/96/EC Annex IV (OJ(L)37/38,13.02.03 and defined in EN 50419: 2005 The bar is the symbol for marking of new waste and is applied only to equipment manufactured after 13 August 2005...

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