Radial SW8 8-channel Passive Auto-Switcher

8-channel Line Auto-switcher with Mic and Line-level operation, Transformer-isolated XLR outputs, and Manual Override
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Radial SW8 8-channel Passive Auto-Switcher
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Protect Your Performances with This Auto-switcher!

The Radial SW8 auto-switcher gives you peace of mind, allowing you to automatically switch between two 8-channel sources - a real lifesaver for critical live recording or playback applications. If you use backing tracks or sound effects in your productions, a rock-solid system is a necessity. Using the SW8 ensures your redundant system is put online effectively; it's able to detect a machine malfunction and switch to a backup machine seamlessly. Incredibly easy to set up and built tough for the road, the SW8 auto-switcher is a toolbox essential!

Radial SW8 Auto-switcher at a Glance:
  • Automatic switcher
  • Easy to use

Automatic switcher
The Radial SW8 auto-switcher provides redundant backup by automatically switching between two 8-channel sources such as a pair of digital recorders. Designed primarily for live concerts and stage shows where backing tracks are used for orchestration, backing chorals and sound effects, the SW8 can detect a machine malfunction and automatically switch to a second backup machine to ensure a seamless performance.

Easy to use
Using the SW8 is easy! Connect your two sync'd playback systems and record a steady drone on track-1. If the tone disappears, the SW8's front panel red LED will illuminate to let you know trouble is at hand. If you like, have the SW8 trigger an alarm, trip a contact closure or have it automatically switch to your second machine. For larger systems, the SW8 may be expanded by linking machines together using a simple instrument cable. It's also built road tough, with a heavy-duty 14-gauge steel enclosure.

Radial SW8 Auto-switcher Features:
  • Auto-switch between two 8-channel systems
  • Expandable and remote controllable
  • Mic- and line-level operation
  • Transformer-isolated XLR mic outputs
  • Full manual override with foot control
The Radial SW8 Auto-switcher gives your productions added reliability!

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Tech Specs

Type Transformer Isolated Auto-Switcher
Channels 8
Inputs 16 x TRS, 2 x DB25,
Outputs 8 x XLR, 1 x DB25
Height 1.75"
Width 19"
Depth 6.5"
Weight 7.2 lbs.
Manufacturer Part Number R800 8100

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Dont end up like Milli Vanilli!

Now you don't have to worry about your backing tracks skipping or cutting off! This unit will save your live show! This is a must for anyone using live tracks! Auto switching between 2 systems, if something goes wrong! Solid construction.
Music background: Keybaords, Programmer
See also: Direct Input Boxes, Radial, Radial Direct Boxes