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ART T8 8-Channel Transformer/Isolator

A complete hum-destroying machine, the ART T8 isolates input and output signal grounds into two systems to curb ground-loop noise. (8) Read 3 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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The T8 (Transformer Eight) is a totally passive audio interface that uses 8 transformers to separate input and output signal grounds, thereby isolating two systems and reducing hum and ground-loop noise. The T8's audio transformers have flat and wide frequency response and handle high signal levels while maintaining an isolated balanced output. The transformers are wound for 1:1 unity gain and are designed to be used with impedances from 600 ohms to 100k ohms.

The T8 provides balanced XLR, 1/4 in. phone, and RCA type phono connections on all inputs and outputs simultaneously. The T8 fits easily into virtually any audio system and is a clean patch point between all types of systems.

The T8s mounting ears are reversible so you can have either the XLRs on the front or the 1/4 in. and RCA phono jacks on the front. This maximizes flexibility in cabling your system. Whether you need an interface between a computer-based audio workstation and your monitor system, isolation on long cable runs in a fixed installation, isolation of multiple signal sources from your recording equipment, or in many cases, just a safer connection between two audio systems, the T8 can accommodate.

zZounds is an authorized dealer of ART products.
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Shipping Weight: 5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 21 x 11 x 4 in
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 585-436-2720
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Sound: No color no artifacts just good clean signal. Feature: The fact this thing can go from just about any flavor of connector to another is a real plus. Ease of Use: Simple manual. Simple to use. Quality: Excellent piece with rugged construction. Value: At 20 bucks a channel its a bargain Manufacturer Support: Haven't needed service Overall: Everyone should have on of these in their rack or at least loose in their bag of tricks. It makes a great DI if you dont need a pad, really inexpensive 8 channel mic splitter if you dont mind using a TRS to XLR adapter. The thing is dead quiet and doesn't add any coloration. ART outdid themselves with this piece. In my own rig I have one in my drive rack to isolate it from the processing rack. I have another to use to patch computers, ipods, and whatever last minute emergency sources someone brings me. I also have another loose that is brought out for the guest artist's CD, Ipod, MP3, computer to be able to patch in from on stage. If you have hum or buzz in your rig you owe it to yourself to try one of these things out, and at less than 20 bucks a channel its a great investment.
Style of Music: Whatever pays the bills
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Overall: I've now purchased 2of these units. They're great for eliminating ground loop an they're quiet. It also reduces the cost of cabling because they have most connectors covered. I go from the snake directly into the T8, then into the mixer. I love the price and the quality is good. I recommend it and I recommend ZZounds. I haven't had to use manufacturers support but this survey makes you put something; so I put 5-stars.
Style of Music: Rock, Blues, Gospel, Jazz, Classical, you name it.
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