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Sescom SES-OTLMAX RCA to XLR Pro Match Audio Level Converter

B&H # SESOTLMAX Mfr # SES-OTLMAX
Reg. Price: $184.95
Instant Savings: -$35.00
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Product Highlights
  • Balanced and Unbalanced Line Conversion
  • Stereo Pairs of XLR and RCA I/O
  • 3.5mm Stereo
  • Level Control
  • VU Metering
  • Battery or AC Power
  • All-Metal Housing
  • Made in USA

The SES-OTLMAX from Sescom is a professional-quality line-level audio converter that allows you to translate a balanced stereo signal to an unbalanced stereo signal, and vice-versa. The unit has stereo pairs of balanced XLR I/O connectors and unbalanced RCA I/O connectors. It also has a 3.5mm stereo input, allowing you to connect an MP3 player or portable audio device. A stereo pair of RCA outputs is also provided for real-time monitoring.

The unit has a -10 to +6dB VU meter for visual monitoring without disturbing the audio conversion. The converter can be powered with the included AC adapter or via battery power. The compact and durable all-metal construction withstands professional use and is made in the USA.

Translate a balanced stereo signal to an unbalanced stereo signal, and vice-versa
Stereo pairs of balanced XLR I/O connectors and unbalanced RCA I/O connectors
3.5mm stereo input allows you to connect an MP3 player or portable audio device
Stereo pair of RCA outputs is provided for real-time monitoring
-10 to +6dB VU meter for visual monitoring without disturbing the audio conversion
Operates via battery power or the included AC adapter
Compact and durable all-metal design
Made in the USA
Input Connectors 2 x XLR - Balanced In (1 x L/R)
2 x RCA phono - In (1 x L/R)
1 x 1/8" (3.5 mm) TRS stereo
Output Connectors 2 x XLR - Balanced Out (1 x L/R)
2 x RCA phono - Out (1 x L/R)
2 x RCA phono - Monitor Out (1 x L/R)
Metering -10 to +6dB VU LED Meter
Controls 1 x Balanced Output Level Knob
1 x Unbalanced Output Level Knob
1 x Meter Function Selector Switch
Input Level +22dB, Max
Frequency Response 20Hz - 20kHz
Signal to Noise Ratio > 88dB
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) 0.003%
Power 12VDC @ 250mA via Batteries or Included AC Adapter
Dimensions (WxDxH) 4.15 x 2.46 x 1.55" (105 x 62 x 39mm)
Weight 1.1 lbs (0.5kg)
Sescom SES-OTLMAX RCA to XLR Pro Match Audio Level Converter
  • AC Adapter
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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    SescomSES-OTLMAX RCA to XLR Pro Match Audio Level Converter
     
    5.0

    (based on 3 reviews)

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    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (3)
    • Improves system function (3)
    • Versatile (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Amateur recording (3)
      • Home studio (3)
      • Outdoor events / games (3)
      • Performances (3)
      • Pro audio / DJ / mixing (3)

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      5.0

      Excellent product

      By JRM

      from West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Improves Sound Quality
      • Improves System Function
      • Saves Time
      • Versatile

      Cons

      • 90 Day Warranty

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Sescom SES-OTLMAX RCA to XLR Pro Match Audio Level Converter:

      We use this product to connect to our Monitor system via RCA unbalanced to XLR Balanced to our RME HDSPe AIO professional soundcard.
      We do archival work with old audio cassette tapes that need to be digitized as well as Pro Audio recording using our DAW.

      The best features are the simple unified interface, 2 ins 2 outs XLR and on the back 2 ins 2 outs RCA on the front , this way the breakout cables can connect with the need for them to do yoga, there are other conversion boxes on the market that force you to do that.
      Secondly are the VU meters plus gain controls for both input and output signal.
      You can also turn off the VU meter lights if you find them distracting.
      For us during a session it is better to see them on, at a glance we can see the peak signals.

      Lastly as an added touch the power adapter plugs in sideways, this comes with the understanding that you are using a power bar and don't want to crowd out the plug areas with a giant cumbersome power adapter with the plugs lined up so that it takes up all the space on the power bar.

      The sound is clean, undistorted, uncolored and transparent, exactly what it should do.

      My only gripe is with such a quality product, the timid 90 day warranty. I am sure this product will last for years.

      Yes I would highly recommend this product.

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      5.0

      Fantastic product

      By JRM

      from West Vancouver British Columbia Canada

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Improves System Function
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Sescom SES-OTLMAX RCA to XLR Pro Match Audio Level Converter:

        I use this in conjunction with the RME HDSPe AIO in order to get the balanced signal piped into the stereo receiver so that we can audition the recordings and music. Extremely simple to use, easy to set up, some great ideas like having the the gain controls fro both input and output. LED VU meter helps give a visual on the signal strength.The layout/design where all the XLR ins and outs are on one side and the RCA on the other is very nice. There is nothing worse than trying to get my breakout cables performing yoga, which other products have.The signal is clean, uncolored and undistorted.Caution, in using the gain controls its easy to push the signal too hard, so its best to use with restraint.We do digital transfers from old cassette tapes, they can have quite a weak signal due to degradation over time, here the gain control really helps.The 90 day warranty seems a bit cheap considering the quality of the hardware, my bet is this product will last for many years, warranty seems timid.Yes I would highly recommend this for those who need that "bridge" between RCA unbalanced signal to XLR balanced, this is an excellent solution.

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        5.0

        GREAT SOUNDING PRODUCT

        By Gosha

        from New York, NY

        About Me Professional Musician

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Improves Sound Quality
        • Improves System Function
        • Saves Time
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about Sescom SES-OTLMAX RCA to XLR Pro Match Audio Level Converter:

          We bought this converter for a professional studio and it's the best sounding one we have. We were more than pleasantly surprised and if possible, love listening to music even more through it.
          Highly recommended

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