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Line Powered Telephone Balancing Unit

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  • Provides balanced audio input and output from a normal POTS (Plain Old Telephone System) line
  • No batteries or mains required
  • Input compressor (prevents overloading of telephone line)
  • R/C & line balance controls
  • Internal tone generator for line balancing

The GS-PASTE 201 is a line powered, heavy duty analogue telephone balancing unit. It allows professional audio equipment such as mixers, talkback systems or headphone circuits to be connected to a traditional analogue telephone line. 

A tone generator has been included to help with line balancing. Once a line is connected the tone can be switched on, so that the R and C can be balanced accordingly. Instructions for this are printed on the side of the unit.Once the best balance is achieved, the tone can be turned off.

A front panel LED indicates an incoming call. There is also an audible ringer which can be turned off if required.

A 19 inch rack mount version is also available.

Audio input is line level on a balanced Neutrik XLR
Input level control
Multi coloured LED indicates level sent to the line

Audio output on balance Neutrik XLR.
Output level control

Telco Connections
There is an RJ-11 connector for external handset to allow dialling of outgoing calls. An On/Off Hook switch (with indicator) allows answering of calls when and external telephone is not connected.

There is also an RJ-11 connector for connection to a normal telephone line. A recessed switch switches RJ-11 telephone line pairs (there are 2 different standards used Worldwide), for worldwide compatability.

Maximum Dimensions (excluding belt clip): 153 mm x 103 mm x 45mm
Weight 415g

Tested & complies with ETSI ES203021# 

1U Rackmount Option
The GS-PASTE201 is now available as a 1U 19" rackmount. The rack can hold up to two PASTE201 modules.
GS-PASTE201/R1 - 1 x GS-PASTE201
GS-PASTE201/R2 - 2 x GS-PASTE021

Transformer balanced on neutrik XLR
Input impedance ......>10k
Nominal input level: 0dBu
Front panel gain control: +/- 10dB
Maximum input level: +18dBu

Compressor/ Limiter
Internal efficient compressor/ limiter for controlling levels to the line.

Large front panel tri colour LED:
BLUE = Off hook and level <-10dBu
GREEN = level >-10dBu <-3dBu
RED = level >-3dBu

Transformer balanced on neutrik XLR
Output impedance......50 Ohms
Nominal output level: 0dBu
MAXIMUM output level typically +6dBu (limitation is level of audio on telephone line)
Front Panel gain control: +/-10dB

LINE TYPE: Direct Exchange Line (DEL) (standard analogue line used worlwide)
Line Connector: RJ14 6P6C (RJ11 6P2C compatible)
CONNECTOR PINOUT: Can be switched between PINS 2/5 and 3/4 (provides Worlwide compatibility)
PINOUT SWITCH: Rear panel recessed

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