MLS 306
Variable Audio Output
RETIRED PRODUCT The Extron MLS 306

  Model Version Description Part #    
MLS 306       60-386-01 Retired


This product has been retired.


OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES
  MLC 206 MediaLink┬« Controller

Specifications

Video
Gain Unity
Bandwidth
     MLS 306 280 MHz (-3dB), fully loaded
     All other models 350 MHz (-3dB), fully loaded
Frequency response < ± 0.1dB @ 30 MHz
Differential phase error 1.5º,  0 to 10 MHz
Differential gain error 1.5%,  0 to 10 MHz
Crosstalk -50dB @ 5 MHz
Video input
Number/signal type
     MLS 306 3 RGBHV, RGBS, RGsB, or RsGsBs
      3: S-video, composite video
     MLS 506 Series 3 RGBHV, RGBS, RGsB, or RsGsBs
      3: component video, S-video, or composite video
Connectors
     MLS 306 3 female 15-pin HD (RGB computer video)
      3 female 4-pin mini-DIN (S-video)
       3 female BNC (composite video)
     MLS 506 Series Female BNCs
Minimum/maximum levels Analog: 0.0V to 2.0V p-p with no offset
Impedance 75 ohms
Horizontal frequency 15 kHz to 150 kHz
Vertical frequency 30 Hz to 150 Hz
Return loss -45dB @ 5 MHz
Maximum DC offset 1.5V
Video output
Number/signal type
     MLS 306 2 RGBHV, RGBS, RGsB, or RsGsBs
      1 S-video
       1 composite video
     MLS 506 Series 1 RGBHV, RGBS, RGsB, or RsGsBs
      1 component video
       1 S-video
       1 composite video
Connectors
     MLS 306 1 female 15-pin HD (RGB computer video output 1)
      5 female BNC (RGB output 2)
      2 female BNC (S-video)
       1 female BNC (composite video)
     MLS 506 Series Female BNCs
Minimum/maximum levels Analog: 0.0V to 2.0V p-p with no offset
Impedance 75 ohms
Return loss -45dB @ 5 MHz
DC offset ± 5mV maximum
Switching type Triple-Action for RGB
Sync
Input/output type RGBHV, RGBS, RGsB, RsGsBs
Standards NTSC 3.58, NTSC 4.43, PAL, SECAM
Input level 2V to 5V p-p
Output level TTL: 5.0V p-p
Input impedance >1 kohms
Output impedance 75 ohms
Max input voltage 5V p-p
Max propagation delay… 30 ns
Polarity Positive or negative: (follows input)
Audio
Frequency response
     MLS 306, MLS 506 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0dB/-3dB
     MLS 506MA 50 Hz to 15 kHz, +0dB/-1dB;: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0dB/-3dB
     MLS 506SA 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0dB/-1dB at 30 W into 8 ohms
THD + Noise
     MLS 306, MLS 506 <0.2% @ 50 Hz to 22 kHz at rated maximum output drive
     MLS 506MA <0.8% @ 50 Hz to 22 kHz at rated maximum output drive
     MLS 506SA <0.5% @ 1 kHz at 30 W into 8 ohms
S/N >90dB at 22 Hz to 22 kHz
Crosstalk <-65dB @ 20 Hz to 20 kHz, <-80dB @ 1kHz and below 60 Hz, fully loaded
Stereo channel separation
     MLS 506SA >80dB @ 1 kHz
     All other models >90dB @ 1 kHz
CMRR >90dB @ 20 Hz to 200 Hz, >60dB @ 20 Hz to 20 kHz
Audio input
Number/signal type
     MLS 306, MLS 506 6 stereo, balanced/unbalanced
     MLS 506MA/SA 7 stereo, balanced/unbalanced
Connectors
     MLS 306 Inputs 1 to 3: 3.5 mm captive screw connectors, 5-pole
      Inputs 4 to 6: 3.5 mm captive screw connectors, 5-pole or female 3.5 mm mini stereo jacks (unbalanced)
     MLS 506 6: 3.5 mm captive screw connectors, 5-pole
     MLS 506MA/SA 7: 3.5 mm captive screw connectors, 5-pole
Impedance >18 kohms unbalanced/balanced
Maximum level +21dBu (balanced or unbalanced) at stated % THD + N
Input gain adjustment MLS 306, MLS 506: -15dB to +9dB, adjustable per input
Input level adjustment MLS 506MA, MLS 506SA: -78dB to +24dB (in 1 to 100 steps), adjustable
per input
Audio — effects return (MLS 506MA & MLS 506SA)
Number/signal type 1 stereo, unbalanced
Connectors 1: 3.5 mm captive screw connector, 3-pole
Impedance >10 kohms unbalanced
Level +4dBu, unbalanced
Audio — effects send (MLS 506MA & MLS 506SA)
Number/signal type 1 stereo, unbalanced
Connectors 1: 3.5 mm captive screw connector, 3-pole
Impedance 50 ohms, unbalanced
Level +4dBu, unbalanced
Audio output — line level (all models)
Number/signal type 2 stereo/mono (selectable), balanced/unbalanced (1 fixed, 1 variable)
Connectors 2: 3.5 mm captive screw connectors, 5 pole
Impedance 50 ohms unbalanced,: 100 ohms balanced
Gain — fixed output
     MLS 306, MLS 506 
     Unbalanced 0dB
     Balanced +6dB
     MLS 506MA, MLS 506SA 
     Unbalanced 0dB
     Balanced +6dB
     Gain — variable output only Selectable output level
     MLS 306, MLS 506 
     Unbalanced 0dB (jumper selectable), or -6dB (jumper selectable, default)
     Balanced +6dB (jumper selectable), or 0dB (jumper selectable, default)
     MLS 506MA, MLS 506SA 
     Unbalanced 0dB (jumper selectable), or -6dB (jumper selectable, default)
     Balanced +6dB (jumper selectable), or 0dB (jumper selectable, default)
Gain error ±0.1dB channel to channel
Maximum level (Hi-Z) >+21dBu, balanced at stated %THD+N
Maximum level (600 ohm) >+15dBm, balanced at stated %THD+N
Audio output — power amp (MLS 506MA & MLS 506SA)
Number/ signal type
     MLS 506MA 1 mono
     MLS 506SA 1 stereo
Connectors 4 position screw terminal
Sensitivity -20dBu (100mV) for 30 watts output
Drive/power (full power out) At less than 0.5% THD from 20 Hz to 20 kHz:
     MLS 506MA (70V, mono) 30 watts (RMS); 4 ohm, 8 ohm, or 70V output taps with common/ground, transformer coupled
     MLS 506MA (100V, mono) 30 watts (RMS); 4 ohm, 8 ohm, or 100V output taps with common/ground, transformer coupled
     MLS 506SA (stereo) 60 watts; 30 watts (RMS) per channel, 4 ohm or 8 ohm load
Protection
     MLS 506MA Input limiting, thermal, short circuit
     MLS 506SA Input limiting (user specifies 4 ohm or 8 ohm load), thermal, short circuit
Indication
     MLS 506MA Clip LED indicates the onset of 30 watt power limiting
     MLS 506SA Clip LED indicates the onset of 30 watt power limiting on left or right
Control/remote — switcher
Serial control port 1 RS-232, female 9-pin D connector (shared with contact closure port)
1: 3.5 mm captive screw connector, 5 pole (for control via MLC 206; shared with
IR control port)
Baud rate and protocol 9600, 8-bit, 1 stop bit, no parity
Serial control pin configurations 2 = TX, 3 = RX, 5 = GND
Contact closure 1 female 9-pin D connector (shared with serial control port)
Contact closure pin configuration pin 1 = input 1, pin 4 = input 2, pin 5 = ground, pin 6 = input 3,
pin 7 = input 4, pin 8 = input 5, pin 9 = input 6
IR control port 1: 3.5 mm captive screw connector, 5 pole (shared with the MLC/IR serial control port) for 38 kHz IR signals
Program control Extron's control program for Windows®
Extron's Simple Instruction Set™ _ SIS™
General
Power 100VAC to 240VAC, 50/60 Hz, internal, autoswitchable
     MLS 306, MLS 506 20 watts
     MLS 506MA 60 watts
     MLS 506SA 100 watts
Temperature/humidity Storage -40° to +158°F (-40° to +70°C) / 10% to 90%, non-condensing
Operating +32° to +122°F (0° to +50°C) / 10% to 90%, non-condensing
Rack mount Yes, with included brackets
Enclosure type Metal
Enclosure dimensions
     MLS 306 1.75" H x 17.5" W x 9.4" D: (1U high, full rack width)
     4.4 cm H x 44.4 cm W x: 23.9 cm D
     (Depth excludes connectors and knobs. Width excludes rack ears.)
     MLS 506 Series 3.5" H x 17.5" W x 9.4" D: (2U high, full rack width)
     8.9 cm H x 44.4 cm W x: 23.9 cm D
     (Depth excludes connectors and knobs. Width excludes rack ears.)
Product weight
     MLS 306 5.5 lbs (2.5 kg)
     MLS 506 7.0 lbs (3.2 kg)
     MLS 506MA 10.2 lbs (4.6 kg)
     MLS 506SA 8.6 lbs (3.9 kg)
Shipping weight
     MLS 306 9 lbs (4.1 kg)
     MLS 506 14 lbs (6.4 kg)
     MLS 506MA 17 lbs (7.7 kg)
     MLS 506 SA 16 lbs (7.3 kg)
Vibration ISTA/NSTA 1A in carton (International Safe Transit Association)
Listings UL, CUL
Compliances CE, FCC Class A, VCCI, AS/NZS, ICES
MTBF 30,000 hours
Warranty 3 years parts and labor
(7.32-04302-D5)

Diagram

Panel Drawing



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