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THE SOLlD LlNES ARE SHOWN TO FAClLITATE ANGLlNG ONLY.WHEN THE PANELS ARE\
TO THE RESPECTIVESOLID LINETHAT APEX IS ACHIVED
THE DASHED LINES REPRESENT THE SONIC RADIATION OF THE SPEAKERS.
NOTE SPEAKERS SHOWN ARE DRAWN WITH THE FROM PLANE OF THE SPEAKER PERPENDICULAR
TO THE LISTENER. IN A ROOM THIS SEI-UP WOULD YIELD THE APEX IN THE B POSITION TO ACHIEVE
ME APEX IN POSITION A THE SPEAKERS WOULD HAM TO BE ANGLED IN SLIGHTLY.
Acoustat speakers are designed topreserve thecorrect absolute phase throughout the system, including
final coupling of the signal to the air. This ensures that both vocalists and instruments will sound
natural as possible. Phasing depends on the correct connections from the interface. Be sure these
connections are correctly oriented, I.e. red (+) to red, and black (-) to black.
Electrostatic speakers produce a strong electric field which can influence the operation of any low level
electronic circuitry in close proximity This can result in feedback
well above the audio spectrum, which
has the effect of power dissipation and decreased headroom in the system.
For this reason the
turntable/cartridge leads and
the phono lnputs of the preampilfier should be kept at least sixtoeightfeet
from the nearest speaker to ensure that no feedback can occur.
WARNING! DO NOT apply audio signal
to the interface wlth the AC Power removed, hence no panel bias!
to switched outlets is not recommended. DO NOT exceed fuse ratings or bypass fuse
of the above conditions will result in damage to the low frequency transformer if the
Is overdriven. requiring an expensive repair not covered by,the warranty.
Speaker cloth may be cleaned with any commercial cleaning fluid, or anycleaner designed to be used
with polyester knit
fabrics. Use a cleaner such as K2R for small concentrated spots.
REMOVAL OF INTERFACE FOR MODELS TWO/M & THREE/M
WARNING ALWAYS UNPLUG THE LINECORD BEFORE REMOV NG THE INTERFACE!
If the interface must be removed from the speaker, the following procedure
isnecessary to discharge the
1, UNPLUG the interface from the AC outlet and dlsconnect the speaker leads from the amplifier.
2. CAREFULLY, lay the speaker on the floor. DROPPING IT CAN RESULT IN DAMAGE!
3. Unbolt the interface.
4. Set the interface on the floor behind the speaker, king careful not to unplug the three wire groups
from the speaker
5. Remove the center RED pin plug. Hold the wlre an Inch behind the pin and GENTLY pull. DO NOT
THE PLUG! Touch the RED tlp to either the BLUE or the WHITE terminal on the circuit board
6. Loosen the two thumbscrews and remove the hooks
WARNING: High static voltages
are present in the charged panel. Failure to follow these procedures
will result in an annoying, but harmless electrical shock.
REMOVAL OF HYBRID MODULE FOR MODELS TWO/MH & THREE/MH
WARNING ALWAYS UNPLUG THE LNE CORD BEFORE REMOVlNG THE HYBRID MODULE!
If the Hybrid Module must be removed from the speaker, the following procedure is necessary to
discharge the panels
1, UNPLUG the Hybrid Module from the AC outlet and disconnectthe speaker leads from the amplifier.
2. CARERILLY, lay the speaker on the floor DROPPING CAN RESULT IN DAMAGE!
3. Unbolt the Hybrid Module, both thetwoscrewson the top of the module, and the threescrewsonthe
4. Set the module on the floor behind the speaker, being careful not to unplug the three wire groups
5. Remove the plastic insulator cover from the Hybrid Module.
6. Remove the center RED pin plug. Hold the wire an inch behind the pln and GENTLY pull. DO NOT
GRAB THE PLUG! Touch the RED tipto either the BLUE or the WHITE terminal on the circuit board
7. Loosen the two thumbscrews and remove the hooks.
8. Replace the plastic insulator cover
WARNING High static voltages are present in a charged panel. Failure to follow these procedures will
an annoylng. but harmless shock.
from the speaker.
Amustat Corporation warrants to the owner that the Amustat loudspeaker system excluding the
Dynamic Woofer. will perform as specified and that it will befreeofdefectsin materialsand workmanship
for a period
of FIVE YEARS from the date of origlnal manufacture.
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