4-Zone DSP Mixer Amplifier with AquaControl™ Software
The Ultimate “One-Box” Solution
The mXa-1502 with AquaControl™ software gives your customers multi-zone music distribution, paging, sound-masking and automatic mixing for a wide-range of environments. Process 16 audio inputs into four different areas with a single rack space device that includes two Ashly-reliable 150-watt amplifiers capable of driving 2,4 and 8-ohm as well as 25, 70 and 100V loads.
The ONE-BOX Solution
mXa-1502 combines a 16-channel DSP Matrix Mixer, Advanced Speaker Processor and two-channel multi-mode Power-amplifier under one hood. Add to that, a healthy compliment of integration I/O for interfacing with other system components and the mXa-1502 is even harder to beat. All this fits into a simple, 1RU unit that easily goes just about anywhere. No other single unit currently available offers the flexibility, configurability and ease-use provided by the mXa-1502. You would even be challenged to find individual components that can be assembled to approach the mXa-1502s performance and features without significantly increased cost. You’ll spend less time selecting the right product, pre-configuring and wiring, not to mention dealing with multiple vendors, sales, A/R or tech support teams. One product: mXa-1502. One company: Ashly.
Designed for Most Applications
The mXa-1502 was engineered with working contractors and integrators in mind. Built to fit the widest range of most common applications, you know-the ones you do the most of and want to complete quickly and efficiently. This single unit with all the right features and all the right connections, with any easy, flexible user interface means less time spent selecting products, programming and installing and more time devoted to capturing new opportunities.
The mXa-1502 runs on Ashly’s next generation AquaControl™ web-server based interface, which means it functions with virtually any networked PC or mobile device, any OS. Nothing to install. And, it incorporates most of the familiar features found in our legacy PnES DSP software, including:
• Ambient Noise Control
• Comprehensive Event Scheduler
• The usual collection of Dynamics, EQs, Filters, Delays….
And have even added a few things, like….
• Input & Output Template Import & Exporting
• Advanced Priority Ducking
• Remote Control Page with the new Virtual WR-5 wall remote
• And much more
• Retail • Hospitality
• Schools and Colleges
• Huddle Rooms
Big box to bodega, mXa-1502 is perfect for retail. Control background music (low impedance or distributed), paging in different zones “Clean up on Aisle 2”, and sound masking. Control it all wirelessly from a tablet or PC.
mXa more than fills the audio needs of school lecture halls, auditorium, gymnasiums or multi-purpose rooms. Plug in up to eight microphones and two A/V sources such as laptops or DVD players.
An mXa-1502 is a winning combination for a school’s outdoor sports fields. Mics for an announcer, on-field presentations, or recorded music (if the band is out with COVID). 150 watts per channel drives the field’s speaker system with power to spare.
Background music throughout the restaurant, separate sound for the bar or lounge, patio, and waiting area. No other company makes a problem solver like the mXa-1502. It takes up minimal space, delivers plenty of power, and can be controlled with wireless tablets at reception and/or bar.
Divide and conquer hotel ballrooms with the mXa-1502. Plenty of mic inputs, A/V inputs for the presenter’s laptop, and 300 watts of power for portable speakers. You can even use one mXa-1502 to handle two separate, divided segments of a ballroom with mono sound.
Hear from the engineers who built the mXa-1502
WR-1.5: This “combination” remote offers two control knobs in a single-gang, wall format. One knob allows control of volume for any Input or Output channel on the mXa-1502 and the other is for selection of exclusive functions such as any four Presets, Sub-presets or Sources. The WR-1.5 offers total zone control in a simple, intuitive form-factor.
Virtual FR Remote Mixer Page
This virtual remote is built right into the AquaControl software, so it comes at no extra cost. It may be accessed from any iOS or Android browser-enabled device (such as a tablet or smartphone) connected to the mXa-1502 using a Wi-Fi router. It allows control of up to 16 Mixer channel levels as well as mutes (using the device’s touchscreen) and also meters per mixer page (1-4) that are set up using the AquaControl Software interface. It’s a convenient and easy-to-use fader interface for when live mix control is needed.
DVCA Remote Page
DVCA Remote Page Another “virtual” controller, the DVCA page is also a remote feature that is incorporated into AquaControl software. The DVCA remote provides touchcontrol of up to four (4) DVCA groups, which work as “Master Faders” for any assigned group of mXa-1502 Input or Output channels. Any wireless iOS or Android device may access the DVCA page for convenient control channel groups or zones.
Virtual WR-5 Remote Page
The Virtual WR-5 remote is designed to duplicate the hardware version wall remote for PnES-enabled models. It provides the same control functions for AquaControl, including 6 buttons, which may be used for Preset, Source Select, Muting and Fader Mode, as well as a programmable Channel fader and “LED” meter. It can be viewed from any browser-enabled smart phone