P/N. 10420310



Advanced Line Array System ALAS™
Powered, three-way configuration
Class D amplifier 1000 W LF + 500 W MF + 500 W HF
Powerful DSP with Brickwall FIR Filters
Remote monitoring and control via DASnet™
1 x 12″ neodymium loudspeaker
1 x 8″ neodymium loudspeaker
2 x M-75N neodymium compression driver with 1.5″
BPS-2912 high frequency plane wave generator


House of worship
Theatres, auditoria and performing arts centers
Live music clubs
Corporate A/V
Live sound touring/Rental services

The AERO-40A is a 3-way powered line array system which incorporates connectivity for remote monitoring and control. The unique configuration of the AERO-40A Advanced Line Array System (ALAS™) incorporates a rear-loaded 12” transducer in a bass-horn configuration for low-end reproduction. The mid-range is handled by an new 8” transducer developed specifically for the AERO-40A. High frequency reproduction relies on two DAS M-75N compression drivers attached to a new BPS-2912 waveguide.

The three channel, high efficiency Class D amplifier design is equipped with a switch mode power supply (SMPS) and a comprehensive protection package for both the amplifier as well as the components. Channel one powers the low frequency way, channel two the mid-range with channel three powering the high frequency drivers. The AERO-40A incorporates the latest in digital signal processors. Brick wall FIR filters provide perfect alignment between ways achieving exceptionally uniform coverage all the way down to the crossover point.

Top-of-the-line AD/DA converters have been employed allowing for significant improvements in dynamics, lower distortion and ultra-low noise levels. Remote monitoring and control is provided by way of DASnet™, the audio management application for DAS powered cabinets and processors which offers users instant and intuitive view of the system status as well as control over a range of parameters of a single cabinet or a network of them.

The AERO-40A has been constructed using birch plywood and finished with the ISO-flex black paint it offers excellent protection and durability. Three individual assemblies comprising the high frequency waveguide, the horn device for the 8” mid-range and the carrier for the 12” woofer are made from injection molded aluminum and attached to the front of the cabinet. A two-piece injected aluminum heat sink housing the amplifier and related electronics is attached to the rear of the cabinet. To provide both strength and resistance to corrosion, stainless steel has been used for the fasteners and major parts of the new rigging system.

Frequency Range (-10 dB)60 Hz – 20 kHz
Horizontal Coverage (-6 dB)90º
Vertical CoverageSplay Dependent
Maximum Peak SPL at 1 m138 db
Electronics and Connectors
Nominal Amplifier Power LF (continuous)1000 W
Nominal Amplifier Power LF (peak)2000 W
Nominal Amplifier Power MF (continuous)500 W
Nominal Amplifier Power MF (peak)1000 W
Nominal Amplifier Power HF (continuous)500 W
Nominal Amplifier Power HF (peak)1000 W
Input TypeBalanced
Input Impeadance20 kohms
Input Sensitivity6.2 V (+18 dBu)
Audio Signal Input Connector1 x Female XLR
Audio Signal Loop Thru Connector1 x Male XLR
Audio/Data Input ConnectoretherCON
Audio + Data Loop Thru ConnectoretherCON
AC Output ConnectorpowerCON TRUE1
Current Draw 230 V / 115 V3.0 A/6.0 A
Enclosure ConstructionBirch Plywood
Enclosure GeometryTrapezoidal 3.5º
RiggingCaptive Rigging System
FinishISO-flex Paint
Dimensions ( H x W x D )320 x 1.012 x 520 mm
12,6 x 39,8 x 20,5 in
Net Weight78,0 kg ( 172,0 lb )
LF Driver8AN4
MF Driver12GNRC
HF DriverM-75N
Carton Dimensions ( H x W x D )1.111 x 391 x 746 mm
43,7 x 15,4 x 29,4 in
Shipping Weight84,0 kg ( 185,2 lb )
Title Format Size
Data Sheet
HT_AE40A_01.pdf PDF 976 Kb
User Manual
UM_DASnet115_EN.pdf PDF 15.94 Mb
UM_AE40A_02_EN.pdf PDF 5.23 Mb
Rigging Manual
RM_AE40_03_EN.pdf PDF 43.89 Mb
Configurations Guide ZIP 18.19 Mb ZIP 20 Mb ZIP 14.8 Mb ZIP 12.38 Mb ZIP 15.66 Mb ZIP 9.98 Mb
Modeling Data ZIP 40.03 Mb
Software ZIP 14.4 Mb ZIP 5.93 Mb
SW_EASEFOCUS_3.1.9& ZIP 241.96 Mb ZIP 2.09 Mb
Line Drawing
CAD_2D_AERO40A.dwg DWG 2.8 Mb
LD_2D_AE40A.svg SVG 780 Kb
LD_3D_AE40A_SKETCHUP_01.skp SKP 864 Kb
White Papers
CAT_DAS_2020_FULL_LINE_7_2.pdf PDF 13.19 Mb
Architectural Specifications
AS_AE40A_02_EN.docx DOCX 13 Kb
AX-AE40S3Rigging bumper for AERO-40A (max 20 u.), black, 51.0 kg (112.4 lb)
AX-COMBO2040Rigging adapter to combine AERO-20A with AERO-40A, black, 17.0 kg (37.4 lb)
AXS-40UXKit to stack AERO-40A on top of UX-218-R/UX-218A-R, black, 4.5 kg (9.9 lb)
AXS-AE40Stacking bracket for AERO-40A systems on the ground or above subwoofers, black, 27.0 kg (59.4 lb)
EC-090.9m CAT5e etherCON (data+audio) DASnet cable
EC-22m CAT5e etherCON (data+audio) DASnet cable
EC-2020m CAT7 etherCON (data+audio) DASnet cable
EC-3030m CAT7 etherCON (data+audio) DASnet cable
ECP-2020m Hybrid CAT7 etherCON (data+audio)+powerCON, DASnet cable
ECP-33m Hybrid CAT7 etherCON (data+audio)+powerCON, DASnet cable
ECP-3030m Hybrid CAT7 etherCON (data+audio)+powerCON, DASnet cable
ECPK-11m Hybrid CAT7 etherCON (data+audio)+powerCON TRUE 1, DASnet cable
ECPK-2020m Hybrid CAT7 etherCON (data+audio)+powerCON TRUE 1, DASnet cable
ECPK-55m Hybrid CAT7 etherCON (data+audio)+powerCON TRUE 1, DASnet cable
FUN-4-AE40Protective transport cover for 4 u. AERO-40A on PL-40S, black
FUN-AE40Protective transport cover for 1 u. AERO-40A, black
PICKUP-AX-AE40S3Additional pick-up bar for two lifting points for AX-AE40S2/AX-AE40S3, black, 23.0 kg (50.7 lb)
PL-40SSteel transport dolly for AERO-40A (max 4 u.), black
PLINK1-090.9m powerCON TRUE1 cable
PWCONLINK-090.9m powerCON NAC3FCA+NAC3FCB DASnet cable
12GNRCLow frequency 12″ speaker, 4″ VCD, neodymium magnet, 700 W AES, 8 ohm
8AN4Mid frequency 8″ speaker, 2.5″ VCD, neodymium magnet, 250 W AES, 4 ohm
BM-8905Phase corrector for 12″ speaker
GM-12GRecone kit for 12G speaker
GM-8AN4Recone kit for 8AN4 speaker
GM-M75NDiaphragm for M-75N/M-75/M-80 compression driver
KIT-AERO-40A MASTERSpare kit: DIGIMOD-1000 amplifier, SIMM and AutoSwitch boards
KIT-AERO-40A SLAVESpare kit: DIGIMOD-1000NPS amplifier and SIMM board
KIT-DSP-AERO-40ASpare DSP kit for AERO-40A
M-75NCompression driver, 3″ VCD, neodymium magnet, 1.5″ throat, 100 W AES, 8 ohm
MP-AERO-40AComplete power module for AERO-40A
PIN-8Lock Pin Ø:8 mm L:30 mm, black