Kahayan 16x8 MIDI 16 Amplifier/Speaker Selector

Switch safely and easily between 16 amp heads and 8 speakers with the Kahayan 16x8 MIDI Selector. Includes high-quality signal path for low-noise operation.

The Kahayan 16x8 MIDI Amp/Speaker Switcher allows you to connect 16 amplifiers to 8 speakers, providing the possibility of easily selecting combinations of amplifiers and speakers. Thus avoiding waste of time and making work easier. If you are producing a song and don't know which amp to use, this is a definitive tool. Switchers are great for guitar players' home studios, live setups for secondary safety amps, and even guitar shops with big amp setups.

Top guitar players around the world uses the Kahayan Selectors, and it's now used by Tim Pierce, considered one the top worldwide session guitarists. Thanks to the signal path designed by Pablo Kahayan, the unit doesn't change the sound of the guitar or the guitar amplifier.

After many years improving the selector's design, the unit manages the ground of your amp, avoiding ground loop noises.

Thanks to the Kahayan 16x8 MIDI Selector, you can select any amplifier and speaker combination with the front panel buttons, with a MIDI pedalboard, and also with your tablet using a MIDI/Bluetooth interface. That means, if everything is connected correctly and Kahayan's recommendations are followed, you can link the amplifier that you want with the speaker that you choose in many modes.

The 16x8 MIDI Selector allows you to insert an Amp Attenuator or a Speaker Simulator. In this way, all the amps and speakers connected to the Selector will be working thru this attenuator or speaker simulator. This insert opens the bus amp and is located read more electronically in between amp power inputs and speaker outputs of the Selector. The use of modern Speaker Simulator gives you an extra analog or digital output to a DAW or other applications.

The 16x8 MIDI Selector allows you to connect an external tuner using the jack output in the front panel. This output only works when you press the MUTE TUNER switch. This is a useful mode to have a more clean pedal rig routing. Also you can use this output to other functions: For example to connect in cascade a second Kahayan selector unit. Also to mute all the setup in one button in case, for example, you need to change any pedal in your rig.

The 16x8 MIDI Selector can be controlled by MIDI data. For this function you can use a MIDI Pedalboard or a MIDI/Bluetooth interface (not included). Also the unit incorporates a MIDI thru output.


- 16 Amplifiers and 8 Speakers Selector
- 1 Jack instrument input and 1 Jack Tuner output (front panel)
- 16 Jack instrument outputs to Amplifiers
- 16 Jack power/speaker inputs from Amplifiers
- 8 Jack power/speaker outputs to Speaker/Cabinets
- 1 Jack power/speaker output and 1 Jack power/speaker input for Insert in the Amp-Bus
- 1 MIDI output and 1 MIDI thru
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Power Supply: 220/110V and 50/60 Hz.
Power Consumption: 6W
Weight: 5 Kg
Max. Watt input from Amplifiers: 180W
Dimensions: 82x435x285 mm (Height/Width/Depth)
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 16.4 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 22 x 21 x 8 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 16x8selector

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: +3-491-896-9304
Email: admin@kahayan.es


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