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Subject: RE: [motm] cheap mult trick

From: "Brousseau, Paul E (Paul)" <noise@...>
Date: 2000-06-09

I use a Neutrik balanced patch bay. The cheap model. And it grips jacks
like no-one's business. I don't think I'll ever have to worry about jacks
falling out. You do have to flip cards to change normalization, but once a
patch bay is in place, do you really need to change it that much? (Of
course, who am I to talk? I've had my patch bay for about a month, and its
just sitting on top of the MIDI box-- not even bolted to the rack yet!)

--PBr, who almost bought the Behringer...

> -----Original Message-----
> From:David Bivins [SMTP:dbivins@...]
> Sent:Friday, June 09, 2000 3:46 PM
> Subject:RE: [motm] cheap mult trick
> Heh. My use of Behringers (for me--your mileage may vary) is out of
> cheapness (they're cheap) and laziness (you select normalling via
> switches--no card flipping). The back jacks pretty much blow--my plugs
> pull out if you look at them cross-eyed. So the back of my rack is
> ∗usually∗ carefully arranged to avoid any stress or pressure whatsoever,
> but they still pull out. Many nights I've been happily tweaking my MOTM
> when suddenly something goes wrong--where'd the spring reverb go? Oh--it
> popped out the back of the patchbay. Sigh.
> But I can't justify anything better or soldered until my studio is stable
> (i.e. not buying everything in sight).
> David.