Radial Catapult TX4L 4-Channel Line-Level Transmitter Cat5 Audio Snake

$478.99
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A Cat5 solution to send 4 channels of line-level audio via ethernet cable. The Radial TX4L, combined with the RX4L, lets you send analog or AES digital audio signals over standard Cat5 or Cat6 shielded twisted pair cable. With isolation transformers.

Radial Catapult TX4L 4-Channel Line-Level Transmitter Cat5 Audio Snake
A Cat5 solution to send 4 channels of line-level audio via ethernet cable. The Radial TX4L, combined with the RX4L, lets you send analog or AES digital audio signals over standard Cat5 or Cat6 shielded twisted pair cable. With isolation transformers.

Catapult TX4L and RX4L
The Catapult TX4L and RX4L are four-channel line level splitters and isolators that allow you to split four audio channels and transmit them over a single standard cat5 shielded twisted pair cable. This allows you to split line level signals between three different destinations, either on stage or using a buildings existing Cat 5 or Cat 6 cabling to route the signal. Each unit features line level isolation transformers which help to eliminate buzz and hum caused by ground loops, saving hours of troubleshooting. The TX4L has four XLR-F inputs and four isolated XLR-M outputs, while the RX4L has four direct XLR-M outputs and four isolated XLR-M outputs. Both units feature RJ45 type Ethercon connections with ground lift switches.

Straight-Wire Passive Operation
Catapult modules require no power to operate, and since they keep the signal in the analog realm, no digital conversion is necessary. Straight-wire connection from the XLRs to the RJ45 connector on a Cat 5 cable ensures that your audio passes through without coloration or distortion.

Utilise Pre-Existing Cable Installations
As many buildings are already pre-wired for Cat 5, you can take advantage of this to transmit audio between distant rooms without the need to install or supply new cabling. This eliminates the need for bulky and expensive multi-channel audio cable, and allows contractors to benefit from installed network cable and easily connect from one room to another.

Mix & Match to Add Transformer Isolation
All of the Radial Catapult modules are compatible with each other, and each is sold individually, so you can select whichever combination best suits your needs. The Catapult RX4 and TX4 can be used together as a pair, creating a 4-channel audio snake. However, if you need transformer isolation to prevent hum and buzz when splitting audio signals, two additional models of Catapults are available. The TX4L and RX4L have line level isolation transformers for splitting playback tracks or outputs to amp racks, while the TX4M and RX4M can be employed when splitting mic signals on stage. Use any combination of these six models, along with the compact Catapult Mini RX and TX to create a custom snake designed for your unique application.

Features:

  • Glass-filled, nylon XLR connectors 
  • Nickel-silver contacts 
  • 4 x XLR through-outputs with line-level transformer isolation for additional routing
  • 1 x Ethernet through-output for feeding additional Catapult models
  • Protective steel handle facilitates convenient transportation
  • Durable powder coat
  • Ground lift for the Cat5/Cat6 cable’s ground path to mitigate ground-loop noise
  • 4 x bumpers used to protect Ethernet connectors and ground-lift switch from damage
  • Double-sided, military-spec grade circuit board for durability, full ground plane, and a marked reduction in radio-frequency interference
  • Radial push switches with durable metal outer casing, rated at over 20,000 cycles

Specifications:

Audio circuit type: Passive line splitter, transformer based
Frequency response: 7Hz ~ 20KHz
Dynamic range: 140dB
Total harmonic distortion: 0.0007% @ 1kHz
Common Mode Rejection Ratio: >113dB
Maximum Input: +35dBu
Features
Ground lift
Input Connectors: XLR, RJ45
Output Connectors: XLR, RJ45
General
Construction: 14 gauge steel chassis & outer shell
Size (L x W x D): L: 8 1/8 x W: 4 1/8 x H: 2
Weight: 2.6 LBS
Shipping size (L x W x D): L: 11 x W: 5 x H: 2.75
Shipping weight: 2.9 LBS
Power: Passive, no power required
Conditions: For use in dry locations only between 5°C and 40°C
View PDF brochure for Radial Catapult TX4L 4-Channel Line-Level Transmitter Cat5 Audio Snake

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MPN: RA-CATAPULT-TX4L

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