The MLD5 is part of the new benchmark range for professional audio induction loop systems. The elegant, sturdy units feature the most compact and most robust design on the market, requiring only a single 19” rack mount.
Designed to provide optimum efficiency and ample current for standard compliant field strength, coupled with unmatched voltage headroom to ensure crystal clear sound reproduction without clipping or distortion at practical loads. MLD units are built to our exacting standards and are backed by our 5 year warranty.
The flexibility of Ampetronic MLD units allows each output channel to drive separate loops, or two drive two overlaid loop patterns, with or without the selectable phase shift between the two channels.
Two separate simple area loops (or perimeter loops) can be driven at the same phase or with 90° phase shift. This can be used to cover large areas with no metal losses, or multiple different areas in the same facility.
Two loop layouts can be driven configured as multiple loop segments with or without phase shift. Simple array, low loss array or low spill array designs can create different performance to optimise field strength
over any area, and minimise loop ‘spill’ for adjacent systems or for confidentiality.
Contact Ampetronic for free advice on all loop applications, design tools and support are available to check the expected performance for your application. Most commonly used design types are low loss and low spill:
Ampetronic can supply a range of accessories to meet the specific needs of your installation:
By using the appropriate input adaptor or preamplifier the MLD9 will accept multiple additional inputs or audio inputs from other sources:
|100V line input
Low impedance speaker line
|ATT-UX transformer isolated attenuators|
|Unbalanced microphones||MAT1 adaptor|
|Loop Design||No Metal Loss*||Moderate Metal Loss**||High Metal Loss***|
|Perimeter Loop @ 1:1 Aspect Ratio||2 x 225||max 5m loop width||n/a|
|Perimeter Loop @ 3:1 Aspect Ratio||2 x 400||max 5m loop width||n/a|
Typical scenarios are based on *a building with no structural metal, **a building with reinforced concrete (re-bar) construction.
|Power||85W 230V AC nominal, 45-65Hz [120V option available]
Power switch & LED indicator (Hearing Loop logo) on front panel
|Input 1 & 2
Programmable Microphone / Line
|XLR balanced input with programmable 15dB gain boost switchable between microphone and line on the rear panel.
Microphone specification; 200 – 600Ω, sensitivity -55dBu.
Selectable 12V phantom power on microphone only
Line sensitivity; -30dBu
Screwdriver adjustable front panel recessed gain control
|Loop Output Drive Voltage||10.2Vrms (14.5Vpk) at maximum output current per channel|
|Loop Output||5Arms (7Apk) continuous 1kHz sine wave peak >7A per channel|
|Loop Connectors||Neutrik NL4 Speakons (supplied) one for each output|
|Loop Monitor||Provides access to monitor actual loop current via a 3.5mm stereo headphone connector on front panel
Channel A on left, channel B on right
|Status||A pair of isolated relay contacts to indicate system status;
fault = open circuit: system O.K. = short circuit
|DC Output||Resettable, fuse protected 12V 0.1A.|
|Idle||1/6 peak Output Current (Speech)||1/3 peak Output Current (Pink noise)||Full Power|
|Driver||Channels||Current (ARMS)||Load Resistance (Ohms)||AC In (W)||BTU||AC In (W)||BTU||AC In (W)||BTU||AC In (W)||BTU|
|Frequency Response||80Hz to 6.5kHz|
|Distortion||THD+N <0.2% 1kHz sine at full current|
|Automatic Gain Control||The AGC is optimised for speech. Dynamic range >36dB|
|Metal Loss Correction||Corrects system frequency response due to metal structures in a building.
Gain constant at 1kHz, adjustable gain slope from 0 to 3dB per octave.
This does not compensate for signal loss from metal structures which can be significant.
|Phase Shift||User selectable at 0° or 90° between outputs|
|Fault Monitoring||Fault indicators on the front panel;
|Status Contact||A pair of relay contacts are provided for remote fault monitoring|
|Cooling||Twin variable speed fan cooled. Front inlet, rear exhaust.|
|Size||Full width 1U 19″ rack mount.
Width 430mm Depth 220mm Height 44mm
1U 19″ rack mount (brackets included)
|Environment||IP20 rated; 20 to 90% relative humidity; 0 to 35ºC|
This product is designed to form part of a system that can meet all of the requirements of the international loop performance Standard IEC60118-4, and the relevant parts of BS7594. To fully meet requirements of these standards, correct design, installation, commissioning and maintenance are required.
All specification data has been compiled in accordance with IEC62489-1, the international standard for audio frequency induction loop equipment. Specification data should only be compared with data compliant to this standard.
This product is CE market to all relevant safety and EMC standards, and is NRTL(ETL) approved for sale in North America.
For detailed information on approvals, standards compliance and how to interpret the technical parameters on Ampetronic datasheets, please visit the support section of our website or contact email@example.com.
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