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AX2010A

Dual 10” (260mm), High Output, Powered, CORE Processed, Vertical Array Element

 
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  • The AX2010A is a new powered line array element that combines superior sound quality with easiness and flexibility in a simple system with a very convenient priceto-performance ratio. The AX2010A has been designed both for rental live sound applications and for fixed installations and has been engineered for the simplest use possible but without sacrificing anything in sound quality and performance.

    TRANSDUCERS
    The high frequency range is reproduced by two low-distortion compression drivers, equipped with very light-weight diaphragms. Two transmission line waveforming waveguides have been used to load the HF drivers, in order to provide a detailed and natural sound and to achieve a long-distance HF projecting capacity. The two 10” woofers employed in the reproduction of the mid-bass range are equipped with very light-weight cones. The lightness of the diaphragm is furthermore improved by the use of aluminum voice coil instead of conventional copper. This ensure a fast reproduction of the mid range and of mid-bass musical passages, improving also the thermal capacity of the voice coil and, consequently, controlling the overall power compression. The two 10” woofers are back loaded by a short hybrid transmission line that minimizes the effect of the box resonances and eliminates the “boxy” mid-bass sound commonly obtained from regular bassreflex enclosures.

    SYSTEM CONCEPT AND SONIC PERFORMANCES
    The AX2010A offers a simple but innovative design in line array elements. The simple concept of the WTW symmetrical design is implemented in an effective way in order to minimize the effects of potential beaming phenomena around the crossover frequency. In order to minimize these effects, many different details have been carefully engineered, the first of them being the choice of the HF driver units. The special light-weight diaphragm used in these drivers features a very low mechanical resonance, thus allowing a relatively low crossover frequency point that is placed in the 900Hz range. Moreover, the orientation of the two woofers allows to minimize the interference effect between them, while the use of a mechanical-acoustic polyurethane filter represents a further help in minimizing the midrange beaming. The crossover filter approach is based on a “Constant Power” technique. Thanks to a particular phase combination between the two ways around the crossover frequency, this approach is able to provide a very stable horizontal coverage and a very stable off-axys sound image, also minimizing unwanted effects around the crossover frequency. The further application of phase linearization techniques, combined to constant power crossover, yield a linear phase response and a coherent time response. This allows for a natural perception of acoustic instruments and voices and for an improved depth of the sound image.

    SIGNAL PROCESSING
    The system processing is based on the CORE DSP platform, which has been designed by the PROEL R&D Laboratories using one of the most advanced SHARC DSP for audio application. It features 40bit, 96kHz floating point resolution and high quality 24bit AD/DA converters, for a perfect signal integrity, a dynamic range in excess of 110dB and a superior sonic performance. Thanks to its massive processing power, the CORE platform is capable of providing the most sophisticated algorithms for speaker processing, together with remote control and networking capability. The PRONET control software, working on a solid and reliable CANBUS based network protocol, provides an intuitive interface for the remote control of the whole system, with the possibility of eqing, delaying, increasing the protections and monitoring the status of the amplifier.

    POWER AMPLIFIERS
    The AX2010A is powered by DA SERIES digital power modules, a new generation of CLASS D power amplifier with digitally-controlled SMPS. The innovative technology used for these amplifiers (including also the use of a variable switching frequency) offers performances at the top of the range, such as a superior sound definition at any audio frequency, very high dynamics also for low level signals and very low distortion even at the maximum power The superior sound quality can be compared with top-of-the-range AB-class analog systems, while the DA modules feature a higher dynamics, very compact size and light weight and efficiency above 90%. The DA module employed for powering the AX2010A deliver in an ultra-compact package a maximum power of 2000W.

    • High output Line Array element Compact size, very good output-toweight ratio
    • High quality, low compression, low distortion HF driver
    • Very stable horizontal coverage
    • Transmission Line back loading for clean mid-bass reproduction
    • Natural sound Transmission Line HF projection wave-forming device
    • 96KHz / 40 bit floating point CORE processing with PRONET remote control
    • Digitally controlled Class D amplifier module with SMPS


    ACOUSTICAL
    System's Acoustic Principle: Line Array element, Short Transmission Line LF Back Loading, Acoustic Transmission Line HF Waveguide
    Frequency Response (±3dB): 75Hz - 18kHz (Processed)
    Horizontal Coverage Angle: 110° (-6dB)
    Vertical Coverage Angle: 10° (-6dB)
    Maximum Peak SPL@1m: 138 dB


    TRANSDUCERS
    LF: Two 10" (260mm), 2.5"(64mm) Alluminium voice coil, 16ohm each, paralleled
    HF: Two 1.4" drivers, 2.5"(64mm) edgewound voice coil, titanium diaphragm, 16ohm each, paralleled


    ELECTRICAL
    Input Impedance: 20 kohm balanced, 10 kohm unbalanced
    Input Sensitivity: +4dBu / 1.25 V
    Signal Processing: CORE processing, 96kHz / 40bit floating point SHARK DSP, 24 bit AD/DA converters
    Direct access Controls: 4 Presets (Standard/Long throw/Down Fill-Singular Box, User), Network Termination button, GND Link button
    Remote Controls: PRONET control software
    Network protocol: CANBUS
    Amplifier Type: Class D with SMPS, Variable Switching Frequency
    Output Power: 1000W + 1000W
    Mains Voltage Range (Vac): 230V ±15% - 115 ±15% 50/60Hz. (internally selectable)
    IN / OUT Connectors: Neutrik XLR-M / XLR-F
    IN / OUT Network Connectors: ETHERCON®(NE8FAV)
    Mains Connector: PowerCon® (NAC3MPA)
    Mains Link Connector: PowerCon® (NAC3MPB)
    Cooling: Variable speed DC fan


    ENCLOSURE & COSTRUCTION
    Physical Dimensions
    Width: 746 mm (29.37")
    Height: 341 mm (13.42")
    Depht: 530 mm (20.86")
    Enclosure Material: 15mm, reinforced Phenolic Birch
    Paint: High resistance, Water based paint
    Suspension System
    Front Suspension: Alluminium Fast Link structure
    Back Suspension: High Strenght Steel with 1/4 Fast Pin
    Net Weight: 40,32 Kg. (88,70 lbs)

    3D Model
    KPTAX2012P.3dsTechnical Drawing 3D
    AX2010A.1.dwgTechnical drawing 3D
    KPTAX2012P-3D.dwgTechnical Drawing 3D
    AX2010A.11.3dsTechnical drawing 3D
    Software
    Pronet_Setup_r232.zipPRONET Control Software Release 2.3.2
    Proel EASE 4_3.zipEASE 4.3 models
    AXIOM_AX Series_v3_2.zipEASE FOCUS 2/3 models
    Presets AX2010A.zipPresets
    EASE_Focus_v3_0_18 AXIOM GLL.zipEASE FOCUS 3 software and models
    Data Sheet
    AX2010A_data sheet.pdfTechnical Data Sheet
    Technical Drawing
    AX2010A.0.dwgTechnical drawing
    KPTAX2012P-2D.dwgTechnical Drawing
    User Manual
    PRONET_manual rel23.pdfPRONET Control Software User's Manual English
    AX2010A_UM_ENG.pdfUser's Manual English
    FI-0095-03 KPTAX2012P.pdfKPTAX2012P User's Manual English
    KPTAX2012P KPTAX2012P Flying bar for 12 AX2010
    RAINCOV2010 RAINCOV2010 AX2010 rain cover
    RAINCOV2010PW RAINCOV2010PW AX2010 rain cover for power connectors
    AXFEETKIT AXFEETKIT Kit made of 6pcs BOARDACF01 foot
    USB2CAND USB2CAND USB to CAN converter with two network connectors
    AXCASE02PT AXCASE02PT Flight-case for 2 AX2010A/P
    AXCASE04PT AXCASE04PT Flight-case for 4 AX2010A/P