Winner of the 2009 TEC award, the Manley BACKBONE Mastering Insert Switcher accepts up to three balanced source inputs, selectable on the left side. Left and right can be reversed and Abolute Polarity... Click To Read More About This Product
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Winner of the 2009 TEC award, the Manley BACKBONE Mastering Insert Switcher accepts up to three balanced source inputs, selectable on the left side. Left and right can be reversed and Abolute Polarity can be flipped. The 24 position input & Output gains can be switched active or left passive. Up to 8 inserts can be switched in or bypassed. A Sum - Difference MS Matrix can be addressed between inserts 2 and 3. The order of inserts 4 & 5 can be swapped. The Manley Backbone is an injection point between inputs 7 & 8 to allow for several functions on the 3-Function mix - Fade output control. You can mix in the Difference signal from the input. This mixes in some out of phase signal from the input to the output in order to widen the image if desired. OR you can mix in a parallel signal in between inserts 7 & 8. A lot of folks run a reverb or parallel compressor in this fashion. Or you can use the knob as a fader to make smooth and accurate level fades with the Penny & Giles rotary fader.
This Manley Backbone comes with DB25 connectors for the INSERTS I/O. Cables sold separately.
3 x Balanced Stereo Inputs
8 x Balanced Stereo Inserts
Selected Input can be mixed to parallel outputs
Patchable SEND and RETURN
Balanced signal path all the way
Left - Right Reverse Switch
Absolute Polarity Reverse Switch
Bypass GAINS makes passive signal path
Over 90 nice relays employed
EAO switch buttons can be easily custom labeled
INPUT and OUTPUT GAINS use 4 x 24 position Grayhill switch attenuators
SUM - DIFFERENCE (MS Matrix) can be used for Inserts 2 & 3
Separate SUM and DIFFERENCE outputs available on rear panel
SWAP order button can be used to reverse the order for Inserts 4 & 5
MIX - FADE injection between 7 & 8 with mode select
Expensive Penny & Giles rotary fader/mixer
Bulletproof MANLEY build quality
Frequency Response: ±0.1 dB, 10Hz-100KHz
THD + Noise @ +4 dBu input level: 0.0015% A-WGT
THD + Noise @ +22 dBu input level: 0.0011% A-WGT
IMD60 4:1@ +4 dBu input level: 0.0017%
IMD60 4:1@+22 dBu input level: 0.0035%
Crosstalk Rejection: > 95dB @ 1 kHz between Gains and Mix-Fade Stages
Crosstalk Rejection: > 70db @ 1Khz at SUM-DIF stage
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