Rocktron PatchMate Loop 8 Floor Audio Switcher
The eight loops may be configured for multiple purposes including Channel switching, effects loops, guitar routing and more. Add preset programmability along with pedal True Bypass to any standard pedal board with ease!
The PatchMate Loop 8 Floor is easy to set up and program with real time user controls. Program the unit from the top panel using the switches. Recall the first 8 user presets using the 8 onboard footswitches or access a total of 128 presets using external MIDI program changes. External MIDI Continuous Controllers add the ability to trigger loops externally.
The PatchMate Loop 8 Floor supports intelligent latching and momentary switch sensing, which allows the user to use any MIDI Continuous Controller number without any other programming effort!
The PatchMate Loop 8 Floor has buffered ACTIVE and PASSIVE inputs, with PASSIVE/ACTIVE and ACTIVE outputs on the back. It may also be set to any MIDI channel and is programmable from the top panel as well as configured for use on any of 16 banks of controllers via the top panel switches.
MIDI In/Thru is also provided making it the ideal addition to any floor setup that can benefit from the flexibility attained with Programmable Presets, 8 Loops with True Bypass, Real Time and External Loop Control capabilities.
Additionally, using Rocktron's SMART CONTROLLER TECHNOLOGY, the PatchMate LOOP 8 Floor can also be used for momentary amplifier switching!
For further expansion Rocktron recommends combining the PatchMate Loop 8 Floor with any Rocktron MIDI controller, including the MIDI Xchange, MIDI Mate, All Access and All Access LTD.
- Active Input Impedance - 1.5M ohms
- Active Output Impedeance - 150 ohms
- Input Jacks - 1/4” mono
- Send Jacks - 1/4” mono
- Return Jacks - 1/4” mono
- Output Jacks - 1/4” mono
- Power requirements - 9VAC 3.4amps 4 pin DIN connector
- Dimensions - 19" wide x 3" tall x 4.5" deep; 483mm x 75mm x 114mm
- MIDI In/Thru - 7 pin DIN, (standard 5 pin cable plugs in without phantom power feature) Thru/Out 5 pin DIN
- Phantom power - Provided on MIDI IN jack pins 6 and 7 - 9VAC 2amps
- Presets - 128
- MIDI program change - 0-127
- Midi control - Change commands in groups of 8 with 16 banks 0-7, 8-15, 16-23.................120-127
- Relays - Gas filled, contacts gold plated