The Distribution Gadget allows a single source to drive multiple destinations. This is especially useful in broadcasting for connecting the studio output to an air chain, internet encoder, recording device, etc. The Distribution Gadget eliminates the ground loops and signal loss that often occur when directly attaching multiple loads to a source.
There are eight separate balanced line output amplifiers, each with adjustable level. Every output is fully isolated from the others, so if one destination has a problem — for example, a half-plugged connector shorting an output to ground — the other destinations are blissfully unaware and receive a perfectly clean copy of the source audio.
Each of the output pairs has its own mode switch. Outputs 1-2 and 3-4 have mono/stereo switches. In the stereo position, the odd outputs are left and the even outputs right. In the mono position, the left and right inputs are summed and sent to both outputs. This is especially useful for creating a mono signal when your console only has stereo outputs.
Outputs 5-6 and 7-8 have a left/stereo/right switch. The stereo position works as you’d expect. Switch left and the left input signal will appear on both outputs. Likewise with right. Maybe you have a codec or satellite decoder with dual mono programming on the left and right channels? With the Distribution Gadget, you can extract and distribute the separate programs easily.
With its direct-coupled, low-distortion, low-noise circuitry, the Distribution Gadget is sonically transparent. Tons of headroom too. Every output is capable of +24dBm. And our internal bi-polar linear power supply (no wall warts here) produces all the juice needed to deliver that pristine, perfect audio 24/7 for years. Recording-grade sonics, broadcast-grade durability.