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Joranalogue TRANSMIT 2 - Stereo Balanced XLR Line Outputs
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Author Joranalogue TRANSMIT 2 - Stereo Balanced XLR Line Outputs
joranalogue
A balancing act



Whether it's in the studio or on a live stage, keeping audio interconnections free from unwanted hum and interference can be a challenge. Balanced lines are the proven solution to this problem.

Conventional balanced output solutions often rely on transformers providing galvanic isolation to mitigate the effects of ground loops. Unfortunately, these components are bulky, expensive and colour the sound (often unfavourably, especially in the low end).

Instead, Transmit 2 (or TX2 for short) takes a fully solid-state approach. Offering a stereo pair of XLR balanced outputs, it ensures that the sonic clarity of your carefully planned modular system is not lost in its interface to the outside world.

Engineered to provide massive headroom while retaining extremely low noise and distortion, Transmit 2's circuitry incorporates low-impedance design practices, radio-frequency (RF) filtering and premium balanced drivers to provide transformer-like interconnect performance in a compact and affordable module. And thanks to the electrostatic (ESD) and phantom power discharge protection, it’s rugged enough to survive the rigours of performing on the road.

Adjusting the main output level is a breeze thanks to the dual peak-responding LED meters. A high-end headphone amplifier is included as well, controlled by a separate level knob. It can deliver the voltage and current required to power practically any headphones, regardless of the impedance or driver technology. This 3.5 mm stereo socket can function as an auxiliary stereo line output or even drive small passive speakers, making Transmit 2 an all-round flexible answer to all your output needs.




Coming in March 2019.

More info: https://joranalogue.com/transmit-2
ModularGrid: https://www.modulargrid.net/e/joranalogue-audio-design-transmit-2

Pricing: to be announced
6 HP, 45 mm deep
Agawell
shouldn't it be 6hp?

looks like it and that's what's on modulargrid

happy new year!!
joranalogue
Agawell wrote:
shouldn't it be 6hp?

looks like it and that's what's on modulargrid

happy new year!!


Yes, thanks for catching that typo! d'oh!
Multi Grooves
Love the VU metering- impressive use of the svelt space. Not so keen on non indented volume controls.
joranalogue
Multi Grooves wrote:
Love the VU metering- impressive use of the svelt space. Not so keen on non indented volume controls.


Thanks! With indented volume controls, do you mean stepped attenuators?
Multi Grooves
Oops, I hadn't looked closely enough to see one of the knobs was for headphones. Matching two smooth volume pots visually - if going to record- isn't great. But that doesn't matter here. But killer visuals in the footprint, man!
diode_destroyer
What will the output voltage be? Say 10 Vpp in, main knob fully CW, can you get a 10Vpp signal out?
joranalogue
Multi Grooves wrote:
Oops, I hadn't looked closely enough to see one of the knobs was for headphones. Matching two smooth volume pots visually - if going to record- isn't great. But that doesn't matter here. But killer visuals in the footprint, man!


Ah, that makes sense. Nice to hear you like it!

diode_destroyer wrote:
What will the output voltage be? Say 10 Vpp in, main knob fully CW, can you get a 10Vpp signal out?


Yes, fully clockwise is +6 dB on the XLR outputs (balanced so 10 Vpp on both hot and cold), unity gain on the headphones. The main level knob will typically be set near the centre to get standard +4 dBu out.
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