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GS-PASTE201
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.

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

Outputs
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 an 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 compatibility.

Dimensions
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-PASTE201

AUDIO INPUT:
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

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

AUDIO OUTPUT:
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

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

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