OX8™ Specifications

The Radial OX8 is an 8-channel passive microphone splitter. The passive design enables a microphone to feed two or even three consoles at the same time. The transformer coupled output provides isolation to eliminate DC from travelling between mixers, thus reducing noise caused by ground loops. The result is exceptionally low noise in even the most difficult environments. A choice of Jensen or Radial transformer is offered, thus enabling the specifying engineer to select the transformer that best suits performance and budget criteria. The rest of the features are identical.

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Specifications OX8-Jensen OX8-Radial
Audio Circuit Type:  Passive transformer based mic level splitter
Number of Channels: 8 channel 3-way splitter (1-in/3-out)
Frequency Response:  20Hz ~ 20KHz (+0dB/-0.2dB)   20Hz ~ 18KHz (+0dB/-3dB)
Dynamic Range:  140dB  140dB
Maximum Input:  +2dBu @ 20Hz  +2dBu @ 20Hz
THD +Noise:  0.003% @ 1kHz 0.005% @ 1kHz
Phase Deviation:  0.7° @ 100Hz; 2.8° @ 20Hz  1° @ 100Hz; 5° @ 20Hz
CMRR: -115dB @ 60Hz 114dB @ 60Hz
Input Impedance:  150 Ohms, balanced 
Output Impedance:  150 Ohms, balanced 
Transformer: JT-MB-CPC, 1:1 ratio Radial Eclipse MS10
Shield: Dual Faraday, MuMETAL® can
Input Pad:  -36dB  (allows line-level sources)
Ground Lift:  Disconnects XLR pin-1 at direct-2 and isolated output
XLR Configuration:  AES standard (pin-2 hot) 
DB-25 Configuration: Tascam analog audio standard
Construction:  14 gauge steel
Finish: Durable powder coat
Size (L x W x H): 19" x 6" x 1.75" (48.25cm x 15.25cm x 4.45cm)
Weight:  7.5lb (3.4 kg)
Shipping Size (L x W x H): 22" x 10.375" x 4.5" (55.9cm x 26.4cm x 11.4cm)
Shipping Weight: 8lb (3.63kg)
Power:  Passive, no power required 
Conditions: For use in dry locations only between 5°C and 40°C
Warranty:  Radial 3-year, transferable
Specifications are subject to change without notice.