03.05.16

WorxAudio announces power amp with DSP and Dante

WorxAudio PDA-1000R

WorxAudio Technologies, a division of PreSonus Audio Electronics has announced the PDA-1000R power amplifier with integrated DSP and Dante audio networking technology.

The PDA-1000R provides PreSonus’ Active Integration technology to create networkable Dante-enabled loudspeaker systems with DSP that can be controlled by a computer running WorxControl (a loudspeaker management and remote control/monitoring application for AI-enhanced WorxAudio loudspeakers) over a standard LAN. The PDA-1000R can be mounted directly into a standard equipment rack.

It is a two-channel, Class D power amp with 500W per channel. The unit incorporates two onboard presets, high pass filter, temperature, signal, -3 dB, limit and clip indications, XLR input, XLR pass thru, and Dante. WorxControl provides editing controls that enables customisation of the system to compensate for room anomalies, create delay systems and eliminate feedback.

WorxControl offers an 800 ms alignment delay adjustable in 0.1 ms increments as well as a Limiter with fully variable threshold. Additional functionality includes an eight-band parametric EQ, or selectable low/high shelving filters for each loudspeaker in the system, eight notch filters for removal of unwanted frequencies (to eliminate feedback), a low pass filter with selectable filter types, plus input level and gain reduction metering.

The application also provides group management, enabling sound technicians to manage multiple loudspeaker system groups from within a single Venue preset. It includes loudspeaker mapping with each loudspeaker’s settings stored in its position within the speaker group map. Any changes to a loudspeaker’s settings are also stored in this map.