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2 inches (50mm) deep x 3.25 inches (83mm) tall

Stocked in the following lengths:
22 inches - 558mm
23 inches - 584mm
25 inches - 635mm
30 inches - 762mm
36 inches - 914mm
38 inches - 965mm

MA-5 Product In Use

MA-5 Mini Array

Product Literature

The model MA-5 was designed for applications such as digital signage where excellent voice intelligibility is required with acceptable quality for incidental music.  (See product brochure).

The Dakota Audio MA-5 is ideal for Flat Panel Displays (LCD or Plasma) Out of Home advertising and with Digital Signage Solutions.

Providing good sound control in a small package, the Mini-Array provides one-dimensional sound control. The pattern control is good side-to-side, while the vertical pattern is very wide.

This gives good sonic isolation between displays while providing good coverage of the listeners regardless of their height.

To further reduce the visible element of the MA-5, the amplifier (0.9 inches / 22 mm x  5 inches / 127 mm x 3.25 inches / 82mm) is remote from the speaker array, connected by a multi-conductor cable (supplied). Audio input is line level, transformer isolated. The amplifier has two line-level inputs. The first input is balanced, transformer isolated.  The second input is a 3.5mm mini-jack which accepts stereo inputs and automatically combines them to mono.

A volume control is only active for the 3.5mm jack. The gain of the balanced input is fixed. The arrays are powered by a supplied plug-in 12VDC power supply.

The units are constructed of 18 gauge steel with a reinforced fabric grill. The finish is  black non-reflective powder coating. Other finishes and colors are available by special order.  MA-5's have a single mounting hole at each end. 

In typical applications, the Mini-arrays are mounted horizontally directly above or below a video or touch screen.  If a very large screen is used in portrait mode, we recommend two speaker arrays, mounted at the top and bottom of the display. The amplifier has two outputs and will drive two speaker arrays.

Other applications include kiosks, museums, digital signage, P.O.P. displays, trade shows, or any other application that requires one-dimensional sound control in a small package.


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