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Ashly Audio Protea 3.24CL 3-In, 3-Out Speaker Processor  

Product #181034

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This product has been discontinued but may be available as a Open Box item.

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Crossover, EQ, delay and limiter functions for smaller systems.

The Ashley Protea 3.24CL was developed for smaller audio systems requiring fewer inputs and outputs without sacrificing sonic quality. The Protea 3.24CL processor has 3 inputs and 3 outputs coupled with an incredibly easy user interface on the front panel with all the audio processing tools you need for precise crossover, system control and superior sound.

Each input allows you to control gain, delay and 6 filters (each of them your choice of parametric, low or high shelf). Each output permits you to set your crossover frequencies and may be assigned to any one or a combination of inputs. Additionally, you can program 4 filters (each of them your choice of parametric, low or high shelf), control delay for time delay adjustments, adjust output gain, reverse polarity and control a compressor/limiter for speaker protection. All this in one rack space with XLR input and output connections.

Three Inputs - Six Outputs
Extremely Intuitive User Interface
Programmable by Front Panel
Superior Sonic Quality
One Rack Space
Outputs Assignable to Any Input
Crossover, EQ, Delay and Limiter Functions
Linkwitz-Riley, Bessel and Butterworth Filters
12, 18, 24 and 48dB/Octave Slopes
Parametric EQ: 1/64th to 4 Octave Range
Input and Output Delay
Limiter on Each Output
Individual Input and Output Metering
Balanced Inputs and Outputs
XLR Audio Connections
Factory Loaded/Editable Presets
Four Levels of Security

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Protea 3.24CL 3-In, 3-Out Speaker Processor Specifications:

Type: Active Balanced
Impedance: 18 K ohms
Max. Level: +20dBu

Type: Pseudo-Balanced
Impedance: 200 ohms
Max. Level: +20dBu
Input: Active balanced, 18kOhms
Max. input level: +20dBu
Output: Active balanced, 100Ohms
Max. output level: +20dBu
Frequency response: 20Hz-20kHz, ±0.25dB THD: <0.01% @1kHz, +20dBu Dynamic range: >110dB (20Hz-20kHz) unweighted Output noise: <-90dBu unweighted

EQ filters:
Number: 6 per Input, 4 per output
Bandwidth: 1/64th octave to 4 octave
Range: +15/-30dB, 0.1dB increments
Frequency resolution: 1/24th octave
Slope: Selectable 6 or 12dB/octave
(1 high shelf, 2 high shelf)
Frequency range: 19.7Hz to 2kHz
Range: ±15dB, 0.1dB increments
Slope: Selectable 6 or 12dB/octave
(1 low shelf, 2 low shelf)
Frequency range: 3.1886kHz to 20.1587kHz
Range: ±15dB, 0.1dB increments

Crossover filters
High pass filter
Type: Linkwitz-Riley, Bessel, Butterworth Slope: 12, 18, 24 and 48dB/octave Frequency range: Off to 21.983.3kHz, 245 step increments Low pass filter Type: Linkwitz-Riley, Bessel, Butterworth Slope: 12, 18 and 24dB/octave Frequency range: Off to 21.983.3kHz, 245 step increments Delay Input maximum delay: 682.5ms [CL], 85ms [CL-d] Output maximum delay: 21.33ms [CL], 256ms [CL-d]
Increment: 20_s
Input and output gain:
Range: +12/-40dB, 0.1dB increments
Polarity: 0 or 180 degrees (selectable in
the output gain stage)

Threshold: -20dBu to +20dBu, 1dB
Ratio: 1.2 :1 to Infinity
(1.2, 1.5, 2., 3, 4, 6, 10, 20, Infinite:1)
Attack: 0.5ms to 50ms per dB
Release: 10ms to 1 sec. per dB
Range: 20Hz to 10.6kHz

Input A/D: 24 bit
Output D/A: 24 bit
Processor: 24 bit, 56 bit accumulator
Sample rate: 48kHz
Propagation delay: 1.46ms

Power requirements: 80”260VAC, 30W
Shipping weight: 10 lbs
Dimensions: 19.0" L x 1.75" H x 6.0" D
I/O connectors: XLR
Environmental: 40”120 deg. F, non-condensing
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