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ART S8 8-Channel Balanced Mic Splitter   (Open Box)
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Product# 180221

The ART S8 can be used to split eight balanced low impedance microphone signals into sixteen (eight pairs). Each channel of the S8 Microphone Splitter provides one direct output and one transformer isolated output from a single microphone, making it the ideal signal splitting solution for dividing mic signals for separate Front-of-House monitor mixes, or for remote recording applications. The direct outputs pass phantom power from the main mixer to the microphones for use with condenser microphones. The S8 includes a ground-lift switch on each isolated output to reduce hum due to ground loops between connected AC-powered units. For versatility the S8 mic splitter also features an attenuator pad switch on each input that can be used to connect preamplified signals to the two microphone-level outputs on each channel. Typical preamplified signals would originate from instrument preamplifiers, mixers, keyboards, etc.

With such an extensive history of making audio processors, ART has consistently set new industry standards and watched competitors follow their innovation and the ART S8 Microphone Splitter is no exception. ART continues to set the bar for high-quality audio products at a reasonable cost to audio enthusiasts of all types.

  • Dimensions: 5.25"H x 19 "W x 8"D (133mm x 483mm x 203mm)
  • Weight: 12 lbs. (5.4 kg)
  • Frequency response:
  • 20 Hz to 20K Hz,±0.25 dB @ -15 dBu
  • 3 dB at approximately 165K Hz
  • THD+Noise:
  • Phase Response Input Impedance:
  • 0.002% Typical at 1K Hz,”15 dBu input
  • Less than 10 degrees at 20K Hz (ref. 1K Hz)
  • Greater than 1.1K Ohms at 1K Hz
  • Output Impedance (Typical driving source impedance is 150 Ohms):
  • Common Mode Rejection:
  • =105 dB @ 60 Hz
  • =Greater than 80 dB @ 3K Hz
  • Voltage Insertion Loss: Approximately 2 dB at 1K Hz
  • Maximum Input Level:

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ARTS8 8-Channel Balanced Mic Splitter

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Excellent quality

By Mick

from Schenectady, NY

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  • Clear Sound
  • Easy To Use
  • Professional Functions
  • Versatile


    Best Uses

    • Amateur Recording
    • Events
    • Home Studio
    • Performances
    • Professional Recording

    Comments about ART S8 8-Channel Balanced Mic Splitter:

    High quality good price

    (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)


    Great piece of gear

    By Turkeyleg

    from PA

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    Comments about ART S8 8-Channel Balanced Mic Splitter:

    I've been an active musician in a band since 1991. During that time I've been the "keeper of the PA" for the bands that I've been in. This is the single best piece of gear I've ever added to my system. Being on stage is not the worst seat in the house anymore. It lets me run two completely seperate systems; monitor and main. Now when the sound guy makes a change in the mains, it has no effect on the monitors.

    (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)


    Great for the $

    By SoundMan-lDAZg

    from Lititz, PA

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    Comments about ART S8 8-Channel Balanced Mic Splitter:

    For the money, this is the best splitter you will find. It's competition costs 3 x more.

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