PWR series - plate amps

Which plugin do I need to buy?

The plugin for each of the PWR series of plate amplifiers is included with your purchase, you do not need to purchase it separately. It will appear in the User Downloads area of the miniDSP website once your or...

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How do I configure the PWR-series plate amps using Mac?

We do not currently have Mac support for the PWR series of plate amps. Good news is that it's on our Todo list! :-)

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Can I connect to the PWR series plate amp using USB instead of Ethernet?

No, the PWR series of plate amps only support Ethernet connectivity. This is because, in most deployments, multiple plate amps are present. Since USB only supports connection of one device at a time, we decided...

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What if I’m in the field and don’t have an Ethernet network?

You can connect an Ethernet cable directly from your computer to the PWR plate amp. The ZeroConf technology will set up an ad hoc network so you can communicate with the amp. See the User Manual for more detail...

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How do I connect a regular (SPDIF/coax) digital source?

Use an SPDIF to AES/EBU transformer. These adapters are readily available from companies such as Neutrik and Canare. Alternatively, try an RCA-XLR adapter cable.

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How do I connect a TOSLINK digital source?

The PWR series of plate amps don’t support optical/TOSLINK connections. Easiest is to look for an interface box in that case (Toslink to SPDIF) which are common interfaces. We'd recommend that you look for such...

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Why is there no analog link output?

If using analog connections, it is better to connect the analog cables directly to the relevant amp, rather than feeding the analog signal from one amp to another. This keeps cables shorter and reduces chances ...

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How do I generate a high-passed signal to feed the main speakers?

The PWR series of plate amps are intended to only perform DSP for the speaker that they are mounted in, so the main speakers will need their own high pass filtering. If building a system with PWR series plate a...

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Is there a remote control?

No. The PWR plate amps are intended to be “set and forget.”

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