Pro Audio Receiver
What exactly is an amplifier?
An amplifier is an electrical component that increases a signal, usually by increasing the voltage and the current.
What does it mean to operate an amplifier in Bridge Mode as opposed to Stereo Mode?
Frequently amplifiers will operate in two modes, Bridge mode or Stereo mode. When an amplifier is operating in Stereo mode each channel is functioning independently, with a single input powering a single channel. Bridge mode, also referred to as parallel mode, combines two output channels which are powered by a single input. This will result in a voltage output twice that of an individual channel operating in Stereo mode.
Which Technical Pro Amplifiers can operate in either Bridge or Stereo mode?
Technical Pro offers multiple amplifiers which function in either Bridge or Stereo mode. Currently every model in the L-Series and Slimpro Series is bridgeable. Additionally, the PP-2000 and PP-3000 are available in Bridge or Stereo mode.
What is the difference between a crossover and low-pass filter?
A typical speaker can’t properly drive all the sounds in the audio spectrum. A crossover takes the signal and separates it into frequency bands, low frequencies, mid frequencies and high frequencies. A low-pass filter, which can be found on the Sub and Nuke subwoofers, eliminates or cuts off the high frequencies allowing only low frequencies to continue to the subwoofer. A low-pass filter is typically adjustable allowing the user to choose which frequencies to continue to the subwoofer.
What is a Frequency Response?
The frequency response is the range in Hertz (Hz) that a device can reproduce versus amplitude. The widely accepted frequency range of human hearing is 20Hz-20kHz.
What does impedance measure?
Stated in ohms, impedance measures the resistance of a device to an Alternating Current (AC). Put simply, it measures how easily a device will conduct a current.
What is Sensitivity?
Sensitivity is the minimum power an amplifier must supply to a speaker so the speaker can produce satisfactory volume ratings.
How do I hook up speakers to the amp?
On the rear of every amplifier there are either one or multiple output jacks. The outputs vary by model, but typically will be in the form of RCA, Speakon, Balanced XLR, and Banana binding post. Simply choose the output type on your amplifier and connect it to the input on your speaker.
What exactly is the Hybrid amplifier and what makes it so special?
The Hybrid is the all in one solution for any user. Whether you’re looking for a home receiver or a power amp to power up to four speakers in your club, the Hybrid is up to the task. It’s the versatility of the Hybrid that makes it so unique. The Hybrid is a four channel amplifier with a built-in tuner, preamp, mic, mixer and crossover. Having all these features built-into one sleek package puts the Hybrid in a class above the rest.
When hooking up an amplifier to a PC the volume is very low, why?
In this particular case, when hooking up an amplifier to a PC, the volume is being controlled by the computer speakers. Therefore to adjust the volume, the user must adjust the volume on the actual speaker and not on the amplifier.
If an amplifier goes into “Clip Mode”, how long should I wait before turning it on again?
If your amplifier goes into “Clip Mode” typically waiting 2-3 minutes before turning it on again is suffice.
When loading amplifiers into a Rack, how much space should be left between each amplifier to allow the amplifier to “breathe”?
All Technical Pro amplifiers, with the exception of the Slimpro, and vented and cooled from the back, so rack spacing should not be an issue so long as the back of the amplifier is not covered. The Slimpro amplifier vents from the roof of the unit and therefore about .5 inches should be left exposed on the top of the amplifier.
What is the difference between Technical Pro’s Powered and Passive Speakers?
A powered speaker is just like a passive speaker with one important exception, a built-in amplifier. With a built-in amplifier you can connect your source (ex. CD player) to a preamp and then straight to your speaker. The amplifier in the speaker will then drive the sound.
Can an iPod be connected to any of the Technical Pro amplifiers?
Yes, many if not all products work with iPod just check to see if it has a aux input and your all set!
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Technical Pro’s history traces back to 1971 with a retail electronics store in the South Bronx section of New York. In an era when Brooklyn was distilling beer and New York baseball was more than just a sport.
As the word got out that these guys really knew their stuff about audio and entertainment systems, their small store in the Bronx, began to thrive. Having a keen eye for innovative designs, and a deep rooted passion for music, they saw a void in the audio market.
Performance of audio equipment fell miserably short of customer’s expectations - real professional products were simply not being offered to the average consumer. Rather than selling other company’s “cookie cutter” product, they realized that the only viable approach was to start from the ground up, and totally redesign audio product with the end user in mind.
While they were turning their passion for sound into a reality, they had no idea what they were starting would eventually become one of the industry’s most respected and innovative audio brands. Their unprecedented approach to sound reproduction came much closer to the essence and emotional impact of live music and won immediate acclaim. The quest for better sound was on.
1990 Technical Pro began wholesale its product to other retailers, operating out of its own store on Delancey Street. Word spread. Retailers began flocking in. Eventually, the demand for product made it impossible to fulfill orders out of their retail location. The time to expand to the next level had arrived.
2010 and beyond: Never resting on their laurels, Technical Pro expanded into pro, sound-stage and portable audio, with the same approach they’ve used from the beginning – offer superior sound and innovative features to anyone who shares their passion for music, from consumer to professional.
The Stereo1200 professional receiver has everything you need for today’s current demands. Aligned with all of the products from Technical Pro, this unit is built to last and guaranteed to provide a high level of performance and crystal clear sound!
Do you need to play a CD, a DVD, or MP3 Player? Do you need to connect two microphones or play an MP3 file from a USB flash drive or SD Card? Do you need an FM tuner to reference or play FM radio? In today’s audio environment it’s important to be able to connect multiple, varying sources to your audio system and the Stereo1200 can handle it all!
The Stereo1200 back panel inputs consist of two stereo RCA inputs for two different audio sources. The front panel inputs are exactly where they should be, on the front panel! This will allow you to easily connect and disconnect an MP3 player, SD Card, USB flash drive and two microphones. These sources are usually switched in and out on a daily basis depending on your needs. Thinking ahead, Technical Pro designed this unit with ease in mind. Do you really want to go to the back panel of a rack to connect an MP3 player? Neither do we!
So what is so special about a USB flash drive / SD Card input capable of handling a 32GB card? Like most of us, you probably have an ever-growing library of mp3, wav,wma audio files on your computer or laptop that you want to listen to while sitting on the comfort of your couch. Have you ever tripped over a wire connected to your computer or laptop and then dive onto the floor to save it from crashing and breaking into pieces? We can all agree the fewer wires in our sound system the better. A USB flash drive / SD Card lets you carry around thousands of .mp3, .wav or .wma audio files in the palm of your hand. Simply connect the USB flash drive / SD Card to the computer and copy the files onto the USB flash drive / SD Card. Disconnect it from the computer and connect it to the Stereo1200 and the unit will automatically begin playing the files from the USB flash drive / SD Card. All while keeping your laptop perfectly safe.
Wait just a second. I've got an iPod™ and my friend has his iPod™, how am i supposed to connect both of these to the Stereo1200. Technical Pro's engineers have the solution for you. The USB flash drive input can also connect directly to any of your Apple™ devices.
|One Professional Audio Receiver|
|One Remote Control|
|Dual Mic inputs|
|Built-in dual 7-band equalizer|
|Bass and treble controls|
|Integrated radio tuner|
Wow, that's great anything else that Technical Pro added?
In fact there is. The USB & SD Card input have a recording feature allowing you to record from either the MP3 or RCA input directly onto the USB flash drive or SD Card. The unit will create high quality .WAV recording after following just a few very simple steps.
Repeat and random playback on the USB & SD Card inputs give you the flexibility to control your audio without having to attending to the unit.
The outputs consist of industry standard banana binding post that can connect two speakers, push button for surround speakers, and an RCA for a record line output.
The Stereo1200 has a built in Dual 7 Band Equalizer. This is key if you want to properly adjust your frequencies for optimal performance in any room or venue! Also included are additional bass, treble and balance controls. Use the included remote control for ease of use. Set up your sound sources, walk away and control all your features from the remote.
The two microphone inputs have a tone, echo and volume control letting you adjust the signal to your needs. The overall output has separate bass and treble controls allowing you to tweak your sound and find your sweet spot! Complete with a digital fluorescent output display meter this amplifier is top notch!
If you've spent any time at all in professional audio, you know the name Technical Pro and what it stands for—incredible performance & sound, and the ultimate in reliability under harsh conditions. And now, Technical Pro offers the same technology in a series of integrated amps and receivers bringing more of what sets Technical Pro apart from all others.
|Dimensions||L 17" x W 10" x H 6"|
|Peak Power||1200 Watts|
|Inputs||RCA (2 audio sources), USB flash drive, SD Card, AUX (32 GB Max)|
|Outputs||Banana binding post (2 speakers), push Button (surround speakers), RCA|
|Playback||.mp3, .wav, .wma|
|Records||128 kbps / 44.1 KHz on .wav|
|Mic Input||Dual 1/4" with volume, echo, and tone controls|
|Equalization Points||62Hz, 160Hz, 400Hz, 1kHz, 3kHz, 8kHz, 16kHz|
At Technical Pro sound is our passion. Nowhere is this more apparent than in our line of professional sound amplifiers. Each amplifier is built to deliver vibrant, full-bodied audio straight to your speakers. At your home or business, Technical Pro amplifiers give you the ultimate listening experience at prices that can’t be matched.
This product is built with the same quality found in all Technical Pro equipment ensuring it follows you from gig to gig over an extended lifespan. We stand by our work and every Technical Pro product comes with a one year warranty.
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