I have installed 3 of the ADC's and they are first class! Not
inexpensive , but worth every penny. I had the normals brought out to
the rear panel so setting them up is a snap as long as you have a punch
One thing about reusing " vintage " patch fields- I have found them to
be a little fussy and sometimes have intermittent normal throughs- even
after intensive disassembly, contact cleaning and polishing. But their
price was right and I could live with their occasional fussiness.
Cleaning out all those solder holes was quite a task as none of then had
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Subject: [ARSCLIST] patchbay question
> Sorry in advance for the cross-postings.
> Does anyone make a patchbay panel that allows use of old-school
> type 1/4" (not bantam) TRS cables on the front panel and has
> "headphone" type 1/4" TRS jacks on the back panel? And I'd want
> normaling between top and bottom rows, option available for each
> top-bottom pair. I can't find any such beast in my googling. Seems
> it's got "headphone" jacks on the back, that's what's used on the
> I'm looking for a stock solution here, if it's gotta be hundreds of
> dollars custom to get what I want then it becomes worth the labor-time
> just solder-wire my own panels.
> Thanks in advance for any/all tips.
> -- Tom Fine