Tech Notes

Select below to browse our library of technical support documentation, software, firmware and drivers available for download…

For a full AudioCore revision history and access to previous releases of AudioCore: Amped edition, visit the XTA download page and select the “Software” tab.

General

General Documents

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100V Line Distributed Audio Systems

How they work and how to specify them...

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How to Adjust Amplifier Gain

Internal adjustments and settings for all amplifiers...

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Crest Factor and Amplifier Power

Determining power requirements of your amplifier...

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Amplifier Power Measurement

Details of how we measure our power output specifications...

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How to Install Crossover Cards

Instructions on how to fit cards to all amplifiers...

Music Samples for Amplifier Power Measurement

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Crest Factor = ~2.8 (Heavy program)

These samples need to be looped and offer only approximate crest factor values.

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Crest Factor = ~4.8 (Average program)

These samples need to be looped and offer only approximate crest factor values.

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Crest Factor = ~7.8 (Light program)

These samples need to be looped and offer only approximate crest factor values.

Delta Series and AudioCore Amped Edition [Ver 9.28]

PC Remote Software and Guides

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AudioCore Amped Edition V9.28

Delta firmware 1.25 minimum. Note that the Amped Edition will not work with XTA or OEM processors!

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Choosing your Remote Connection Method

Not sure how to connect? We explain the various options - USB, Ethernet, RS485, and all possible combinations...

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Remote Hardware Set-up (Delta and DPA)

How to configure the remote interfaces of your Delta (or XTA DPA) amps - info on the remote connections is also included...

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Starting AudioCore & Getting Online

Important info about connecting and how the new Comms System works, plus new basics for Delta, DPA and APA control...

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Grouping - How it Works & How To Use It

The powerful new grouping architecture simplifies system control and reduces complexity - find out how...

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AudioCore Amped Edition - Complete Guide

Complete guide to AudioCore Amped Edition. Includes the other Tech Notes in this section, plus additional info...

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Simple Remote Protocol - Amp Configuration

Firmware version 1.26 > configuring amps for remote wall panel (simple remote protocol) and AudioCore remote control...

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Simple Remote Protocol
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Basic serial control messages for memory recall, mutes, gain inc/dec adjustments...

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Simple Remote Protocol Message Builder
(49K)

Interactive Excel spreadsheet will build the required message for you...

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How to use IP Scanner
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Problems finding all your amps on an Ethernet connection? Read this first...

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IP Scanner Tool
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Handy diagnostic tool to discover all Delta DSP (and XTA APA and DPA) amplifiers across all network ports...

Firmware and Drivers

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Guide to V1.25/6 Firmware Upgrade - Read First!

Follow these steps to ensure you don't lose any settings during the upgrade process!

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USB Drivers Note - Read First!

For older Windows versions, you may need to install the driver package manually. Check this note by the USB driver manufacturer if you have issues!

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USB Driver Win 10...XP

Combined device driver and COM port driver for 32 and 64 bit systems - Win10 back to XP. Win 10 drivers auto-install if an internet connection is present.

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Delta DSP Firmware V1.26

Latest loader app & firmware files for Delta DSP amps.

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V1.15 - Cisco Switch Fix

The release of firmware version 1.15 corrects a connection issue that could prevent Cisco switches from establishing a link with Delta and DPA amplifiers.

Guides

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Delta DSP Models Quickstart Guide

Copy of the QS sheet that goes out with Delta 80DSP and Delta 100DSP...

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Delta Non-DSP Models Quickstart Guide

Copy of the QS sheet that goes out with every non-DSP amplifier in this range...

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Delta DSP Models - Firmware Upgrade

How to update the firmware of your Delta DSP amplifier, and recover it if something goes wrong during the process...

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DeltaDirect - QuickStart Quide

How to configure your Delta DSP amps to work with a Wi-Fi connection and the iPad app, plus an overview on how the app operates...

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Delta DSP Models - Reset Codes and Security Override

How to reset amplifier DSP to defaults; how to deal with a forgotten locking passcode; firmware recovery process...

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Delta DSP Models - Technical Specifications

DSP Specifications, Amplifier Power and Thermal Performance, General Weights and Dimensions...

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Delta DSP Models - Limiters Theory and Set-up

Background on look-ahead limiters, plus tables to help set up the power amp limiters and the auxiliary output limiters...

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Delta Non-DSP Models - Technical Specifications

Amplifier Power and Thermal Performance, General Weights and Dimensions for all non-DSP models...

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Delta Non-DSP Models - Internal Gain Adjustment

The non-DSP amplifiers' gain can be changed from 32dB to 26dB using internal links...

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Delta Non-DSP Models - Disabling Front Panel Controls

The gain controls on the front panels of non-DSP Delta amplifiers can be disabled (set to 0dB) with internal links...

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Delta Non-DSP Models - Switching to Dante Inputs

Useful notes about using the Dante inputs on the non-DSP amplifiers...

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Delta DSP - New COM Port Every Time New Amp Connected on USB

How to stop Windows installing new drivers every time...

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Delta 40 and DSP40 - Using the Backup Speaker Inputs

The Phoenix connectors on the rear panel are Speaker INPUTS for safety backup, NOT Amplifier Outputs!

Previous Firmware Releases (please contact us before downgrading firmware!)

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Guide to V1.20 Firmware Update

Follow this guide to ensure any memories you have in your Delta DSP amps are preserved during the firmware update process!

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Delta DSP Firmware V1.20

Loader app & firmware files for Delta DSP amps. Update essential to work with AudioCore Amped Edition Release 9.23.

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Delta DSP Firmware V1.15

Loader app & firmware files for Delta DSP amps. Update essential to work with AudioCore Amped Edition Release 9.10.

iCore [Ver 2.31] - Inc. Software

Software

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Download iCore

Get the latest version , free of charge here...

Guides

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Getting Started with iCore

A quick start guide to get you up and running with the software...

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Version 2 Guide

New features in this release (also available through software help)...

Ti Series

Firmware & Drivers

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Ti1048 USB Driver Win10 64-bit

Compatible with Windows 10 and Windows 7 (64-bit edition)

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Ti1048 USB Driver Win10 32-bit

Compatible with Windows 10 and Windows 7 (32-bit edition)

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Ti1048 USB Driver WinXP 64-bit

Compatible with Windows XP (64-bit edition)

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Ti1048 USB Driver WinXP 32-bit

Compatible with Windows XP (32-bit edition)

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Ti1048 Latest Firmware and Loader

Zip file contains firmware for Ti1048 and all XTA products...

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Ti Series Amplifier and BoB Firmware

Zip file contains 2 & 4 ch amp, Dante and Cobranet Bob firmware files...

Guides

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VCA Operation with an External Volume Control

Configure GPI ports to analogue voltage input for remote gain adjust...

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Setting up a Backup Amplifier Scenario

If one amplifier fails, other amp will take over automatically...

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Overview of Ti System Monitoring Options

Comparisons of unmanaged and managed systems...

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How to Disable Amplifier Volume Controls

Stop unwanted front panel adjustments on two channel Ti amplifiers...

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Restoring Factory Defaults

How to wipe the memory on two channel Ti amplifiers...

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Restoring Factory Defaults - Ti-4250

How to wipe the memory on the Ti-4250...

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How to Disable Amplifier Volume Controls

Stop unwanted front panel adjustments on the Ti-4250...

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How to Adjust the Amplifier's Maximum Gain

Internal adjustment for two channel Ti amplifiers...

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Amplifier Firmware Update Recovery

Manual loading of amplifier firmware in the event of a failure...

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Breakout Firmware Update Recovery

Manual loading of breakout box (BoB) firmware in the event of a failure...

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How to Adjust the Amplifier's Maximum Gain

Internal adjustment for the Ti-4250...

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Automatic Muting from Fire Alarm or Building Management

Configure GPI ports on amplifiers for mute control...

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Ti Series Amplifiers Quickstart Guide

Copy of the QS sheet that goes out with every amplifier in this range...

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Signalling Fault Conditions to Building Management

Configure GPI ports to flag errors and using isolated relay output...

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WP1048 - Wall Panel Setup Guide

How to connect an XTA WP1048 preset recall touch panel to an Ti1048...

E Series

Guides

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Dynamic Amplifier Behaviour

What defines a dynamic amplifier and how they perform...

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How to Adjust the Amplifier's Maximum Gain (E15/25/45)

Internal adjustment for the E15, E25 and E45 two channel amplifiers...

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How to Adjust the Amplifier's Maximum Gain (E475)

Internal adjustment for the E475 quad channel amplifier...

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How to Adjust the Amplifier's Maximum Gain (E90)

Internal adjustment for the E90 two channel amplifier...

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How to Adjust the Amplifier's Maximum Gain (E100)

Internal adjustment for the E100 quad channel amplifier...

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How to Adjust the Amplifier's Mains Operating Voltage (E15/25/45/475)

Internal adjustment for these models to swap between 220V and 240V...

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How to connect an E90 in Bridge Mode

Wiring the required adapter to handle the very high currents...

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E Series Amplifiers Quickstart Guide

Copy of the QS sheet that goes out with every amplifier...

T Series

Guides

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How to Adjust the Amplifier's Maximum Gain (T2000/3500)

Gain adjustment only available on these amplifiers in this range...

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How to Fit Newer Air Intake Front Panel (T2000 only)

Front panels with centre holes for greater air intake...

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How to Fit Newer Air Intake Front Panel (T500/1000/1500/4-250)

Front panels with centre holes for greater air intake...

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T Series Amplifiers Quickstart Guide

Copy of the QS sheet that goes out with every amplifier in this range...

S Series

Guides

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How to Adjust the Amplifier's Maximum Gain (S800/1400)

Internal adjustment for both amplifiers...

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S Series Amplifiers Quickstart Guide

Copy of the QS sheet that goes out with every amplifier...