Martin Audio Ikon IK42

Martin Audio Ikon IK42

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The iKON iK42 is an advanced 4-channel power amplifier which combines very high power density with superb audio performance, state-of-the-art DSP and network control. A dedicated controller amplifier for Martin Audio Wavefront Precision line arrays and XE Series stage monitors, the iK42 can also provide multi-channel amplification across the Martin Audio loudspeaker range.

Features

  • Four channels of efficient Class D amplification
  • Very high power density in 2U rack height
  • Up to 20,000 Watts total power output, depending on load impedance
  • High performance 96kHz DSP on all inputs and outputs (48kHz on outputs when implementing FIR filters)
  • Switch mode power supply
  • Global mains operation, 85V to 240V auto-sensing
  • Intuitive, user-friendly, front panel interface
  • Analogue, AES3 and Dante™ digital audio network inputs
  • Ethernet network for system operation, control and monitoring via Martin Audio VU-NET™ software
  • Comprehensive protection and monitoring functions
GENERAL
TYPE Four-channel Class D amplifier
POWER OUTPUT (*)
  • 5000W into 2Ω
  • 3000W into 4Ω
  • 1500W into 8Ω
  • 10000W bridged per channel pair, 4Ω
CV LINE OUTPUT (*)
  • 1250W, 25V line
  • 3500W, 70V line
  • 5000W, 100V line
DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING 96kHz/48kHz DSP on all inputs and outputs
COOLING Dual vari-speed fans, front-to-back airflow
MAXIMUM AMBIENT TEMPERATURE 40°C (104°F)
AUDIO INPUTS/OUTPUTS
ANALOGUE IN/LINK (4 CHANNELS)
  • 4 x female
  • 4 x male Neutrik™ XLR
ANALOGUE INPUT IMPEDANCE 20kΩ balanced to ground
MAXIMUM ANALOGUE INPUT LEVEL +20dBu
AES3 IN/LINK (2 CHANNELS) 1 x female, 1 x male Neutrik™ XLR, balanced
DANTE™ (4 CHANNELS) 2 x shielded RJ45, primary and secondary
AMPLIFIER OUTPUTS 4 x Neutrik Speakon™ NL4
AUDIO PERFORMANCE
DYNAMIC RANGE
  • >113dBA, analogue input
  • >114dBA AES/Dante™ input
FREQUENCY RESPONSE 7Hz-30kHz (‐2.5dB points, 4Ω load)
TOTAL HARMONIC DISTORTION <0.05% typical @ 1kHz, 4Ω load
SLEW RATE >60V per microsecond
DAMPING FACTOR >800 at amplifier output, ref 8Ω
CONTROL AND MONITORING NETWORK
PROTOCOL Ethernet
CONTROL APPLICATION Martin Audio VU-NET™
DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING
SAMPLE RATE 96kHz (48kHz for FIR filter implementation)
PHYSICAL INPUTS
  • 4 x analogue
  • 2 x AES
  • 4 x Dante™ inputs routable to four DSP drive modules
DRIVE MODULE INPUT DSP Input signal routing, delay, gain, HPF, Phase, Mute 
EQ: 2 x low shelf, 6 x PEQ/bandpass and FIR shelving filters
DRIVE MODULE OUTPUT DSP Source, delay, gain, Phase, Mute, crossover filters, limiters 
EQ: low shelf, 8 x PEQ / band pass and shelving filters
POWER SUPPLY
TYPE High performance Series Resonant
AC INPUT OPERATING RANGE 85 – 240V ~ AC, 47 - 63Hz
MAINS INRUSH CURRENT 6A at 115V, 12A at 230V (max for <10ms)
MAINS CONNECTOR Neutrik 32A Powercon™
PHYSICAL
DIMENSIONS (W) 483 x (H) 2U/89mm x (D) 357mm
(W) 19in x (H) 2U/3.5in x (D) 14.1in
(incl handles and optional rear support)
WEIGHT 12.5kg (27.5lbs)