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Manley Mastering BACKBONE Insert Switcher

Product Description

DB25 I/O Version

The BACKBONE is the centerpiece of a mastering system allowing precise control and manipulation of up to eight pieces of outboard gear. It provides M/S processing, channel and absolute phase flip, order swap, manual fades, parallel chain injection, gain and phase manipulation techniques. The DB25 version can be used with off-the shelf D-sub DB25 cabling solutions.

ELCO I/O Version

The ELCO version accommodates larger custom audiophile cables to be made for the insert harnessing.

Features & Specifications

Features:

  • 3 x Balanced Stereo Inputs
  • 8 x Balaced Stereo Inserts
  • Selected Input can be mixed to parallel outputs
  • Patchable SEND and RETURN
  • Balanced signal path all the way
  • Left – Right Reverse Switch
  • Absolute Polarity Reverse Switch
  • Bypass GAINS makes passive signal path
  • Over 90 nice relays employed
  • EAO switch buttons can be easily custom labeled
  • INPUT and OUTPUT GAINS use 4 x 24 position Grayhill switch attenuators
  • SUM – DIFFERENCE (MS Matrix) can be used for Inserts 2 & 3
  • Separate SUM and DIFFERENCE outputs available on rear panel
  • SWAP order button can be used to reverse the order for Inserts 4 & 5
  • MIX – FADE injection between 7 & 8 with mode select
  • Expensive Penny & Giles rotary fader/mixer
  • I/O Inserts connection system can be ordered with ELCO or DB25 (you choose)
  • Bulletproof MANLEY build quality. But of course!Specifications:
  • Frequency Response: ± 0.1 dB, 10Hz-100KHz
  • THD + Noise @ +4 dBu input level: 0.0015% A-WGT
  • THD + Noise @ +22 dBu input level: 0.0011% A-WGT
  • IMD60 4:1@ +4 dBu input level: 0.0017%
  • IMD60 4:1@+22 dBu input level: 0.0035%
  • Crosstalk Rejection: ≥ 95dB @ 1 kHz between Gains and Mix-Fade Stages
  • Crosstalk Rejection: ≥ 70db @ 1kHz at SUM-DIF stage
  • Common Mode Rejection: ≥ 100dB @ 100Hz; ≥ 95dB @ 1KHz; ≥ 80dB @ 10KHz
  • Noise floor: -95 dBu, Bandwidth 22Hz-22KHz A-WGT
  • Maximum Signal Level: +28dBu
  • Dynamic Range: 124dB
  • Input Impedance: 30K Ohms
  • Output Impedance: 150 Ohms
  • Input/Output Stepped Gain Switches accuracy: ±0.05dB
  • Power Consumption: 60 watts
  • Mains Fuse: 1A @ 100~120VAC; 0.5A @ 220 ~ 240VAC
  • Mains Fuse type: 5mm x 20mm SLO-BLO GDC glass fuse, 250V AC rating
  • NOTE: Operating mains voltage: Units are purpose built for original destination country’s mains voltage: 100V, 120V, or 220-240VAC as indicated on the serial number badge. The power transformer in this unit must be rewired in order to change mains operating voltage.
  • Unit Size: 19″ x 10″ x 3.5″ (occupies 2u) Note: add 5″ behind unit for cable allowance
  • Unit Weight: 13 lbs.
  • Shipping Weight: 19 dim. (international); 17 lbs. (USA)
  • Shipping Box Dimensions: 23″ x 15″ x 9″

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