Palmer ABI Balanced Line Input Switch

62.00 RRP 80.00 (including VAT @ 23%)

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Estimated delivery to you: 23rd December 2016

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Product Ref: 37668

  • Fast, Simple Signal Comparison
  • Passive Power
  • Adjusts Level
  • Pedalboard & Rackmount Friendly

Palmer ABI Balanced Line Input Switch


Rugged, rack-mountable and pedalboard-friendly, the Palmer ABI uses passive circuitry to toggle silently between two sources and looks after level adjustment.

Product Ref: 37668

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The Palmer ABI Balanced Line Input Switch toggles silently between two sources and can ever take care of the level adjustment for various sources.

The ABI allows a fast and simple comparison between signals, or connect sources such as a mic or line single into one input.

Using strictly passive circuitry, the ABI input switch requires no power supply at all. A 9-volt block battery is only required to power the LED which indicates which input is active.

Alter the attenuation for both inputs seperately by using the three slide switches, and use the ground lift to avoid ground loop hum.

Easily rack-mountable, or slotted onto your pedalboard, the Palmer ABI protects the inputs and outputs with the extended edges of its rugged metal casing.

You may also be interested in the Palmer ABO Balanced Line Output Switch.

Features and Specifications

For further information about the Palmer ABI Balanced Line Input Switch , please download the product manual PDF from the link below.

  • Type: Switch
  • Switching function: Passive
  • Channels: 2
  • Inputs: 2
  • Input connectors: XLR
  • Outputs: 1
  • Output connectors: XLR
  • Transformer isolated outputs: No
  • Controls: Ground lift, input pad
  • Display: Channel number
  • Power Supply: 9 V block
  • Cabinet Material: Sheet steel
  • Cabinet/Housing surface: Powder coated
  • Width: 100mm
  • Depth: 120mm
  • Height: 60mm
  • Weight: 0.69kg

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