JBL M-Patch Active-1 Monitor Volume Controller

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Product Ref: 68557

  • Versatile Monitor system controls
  • USB Connectivity
  • Ideal for Computer Audio Production
  • 2 Headphone Amps
  • Built-in Talkback Mic

JBL M-Patch Active-1 Monitor Volume Controller

The JBL M-Patch ACTIVE-1 desktop controller integrates versatile monitor system controls and USB connectivity to make the ideal monitoring controller in computer audio production systems. The M-Patch ACTIVE-1 allows selectable monitoring of four input sources via three stereo analog outputs. Integrated USB connectivity allows direct digital audio recording and playback when used with a computer audio system. The front panel features a precision volume knob, and controls that allow mute, dim and mono summing of the monitored signal, In live recording applications, a footswitch-activated talk-back system with integrated condenser microphone and selectable routing allows communication with talent, making the ACTIVE-1 the ideal solution for a broad range of studio production applications.

Product Ref: 68557

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Seamless Compatibility

The JBL M-Patch ACTIVE-1 integrates four input sources (3 x stereo analog and 1 x USB) and three stereo outputs (plus USB) into a compact desktop controller. The M-Patch ACTIVE-1s core function is A/B switching between input signals and output speaker monitor systems however the M-Patch ACTIVE-1 interprets additional functions such as precision volume control, mono summing, mute, and dim (ducking).

Sturdy Construction

The M-Patch ACTIVE-1 is ideal for applications where both signal attenuation and boost is needed, so that you get the clearest quality audio possible. The on-board USB also lets you to connect the ACTIVE-1 to your computers DAW, allowing for direct digital audio recording and playback. The sturdy metal housing for the controller combined with a durable array of switches and secure connectors allows for years of worry-free operation.


  • 4 inputs, 4 outputs
  • USB Input and Output
  • 2 headphone amps
  • Footswitch-Controlled Talkback
  • Built-in Talkback Mic
  • Mono summing
  • Dim switch
  • A/B Speaker Switching
  • Precision Rotary Attenuator
  • Level meters


  • Frequency Range: Line Level Inputs and Outputs +0.5: -1dB 10hz to 30kHz
  • Noise: Monitor A B, Studio Outputs, 2-Track: -92dBu Typical
  • Dynamic Range: Line Inputs to outputs: 114dB minimum
  • Crosstalk: Mute/Level OFF: 92dB @1kHz
  • USB: Channels: 2
  • Drivers: Legacy type and ASIO
  • Compatibility: All current USB Audio systems
  • Outputs: Line Level (-10dB): -10dBu/+8dBu (NOM/MAX)
  • Line Level (+4dB): +4dBu/+22dBu (NOM/MAX)
  • Volume Control: RangeDim Switch: -20dB
  • Master Volume studio output gain: 34dB max
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