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Catalog # 308460 - Model 8460 DB25 Audio Interface 4-Position Switch, Desktop

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    • DB25 Audio Interface 4-Position Switch, Desktop
    • DB25 Audio Interface 4-Position Switch, Desktop
    • Model 2433, Cat No 512433
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Catalog No: 308460
Model No: 8460
Product Type:Switches: Copper
Interface:DB25 Audio Interface
Switch Application:Audio/Video Switching
Cable Type/Port Connector:DB25 Switch Ports
Channels per Switch Chassis:1
Manual Control/No Power Required:LineSelect® Manual Operation
Pins Switched:25
Local Control:Rotary Knob
Feature:Wiring is paired to minimize audio signal crosstalk

LineSelect® Model 8460

  • DB25 Audio Interface A/B/C/D Switch, Desktop

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DB25 Manual Network Switches, 4-Positions, Rotary Switches
Model 8460 DB25 THX Audio Interface A/B/C/D Switch, Desktop, Manual Operation

  • Internal wiring between the switch and the DB25 port connectors utilizes twisted pairs to accommodate the pin/signal listing of THX audio signals.  Pairing selected to minimize audio signal crosstalk.


  • PORT CONNECTORS: (5) DB25 female connectors labeled A, B, C, D, and COMMON.
  • FRONT PANEL CONTROLS: (1) Rotary Switch on front panel selects A, B, C, D.
  • POWER: No power required. Manually operated.
  • LOW IMPEDANCE CONTACTS: Typical contact resistance, 3 milliohms.
  • SIGNAL PAIRING:  Each signal "positive" is paired with its respective signal "ground".
  • DIMENSIONS: 4.18" W x 3.5" H x 6.64" D. (10.7 x 8.9 x 16.9 cm)
  • WEIGHT: 1.9 lb (0.9 kg).

LineSelect® DB25 THX Audio Interface A/B/C/D Application:

The drawing illustrates a COMMON device connected to the DB25 COMMON port sharing among four devices connected to the A, B, C and D ports.  (The internal Wiring Paired to Reduce Crosstalk) The drawing also shows the Chassis Ground Lug for secure grounding.

LineSelect Model 8460 DB25 THX Audio Interface A/B/C/D Switch Application


  • Ideal for THX Audio Interface switch applications.
  • Allows quick connection to any one of four DB25 interface devices from one COMMON port.
  • Manual operation via front-panel rotary switch.
  • High quality sealed switch with self-wiping precious metal contacts.
  • All (25) pins of the DB25 interface are switched via break-before-make rotary switch.
  • All port shields are grounded to the chassis.
  • Rear-panel chassis stud accepts spade lug for secure grounding.
  • No external power required.
  • Attractive all metal, black box packaging provides EMI/RFI shielding.
  • Ruggedized to withstand vibration encountered in mobile/motion applications.
  • Internal wiring is paired to minimize audio signal crosstalk for THX signal assignment at DB25 interface.
  • Lifetime warranty against manufacturing defects.
  • Custom length, custom designed DB25 cables wired to your specifications available for your switch installation.
  • For a rackmount version of the LineSelect® Model 8460, See LineSelect® Model 8470, Cat No 308470.

The LineSelect®  Model 8460 DB25 THX Audio Interface A/B/C/D Switch allows the user to reroute data between any one of four DB25 devices to one COMMON device with the simple rotation of a selector switch.  All 25 pins of the DB25 interface are switched.  No need to plug and unplug interconnection cables thereby eliminating connector wear and/or errors when reconfiguring system connections.  The LineSelect® Model 8460 is packaged in a compact enclosure.

Optional Rackmount Brackets allow the Model 8460 DB25 manual network switch to be mounted.

Field installable Rackmount Brackets are available. Order Model 2433, Cat. No. 512433 Rackmount Kit.

Model 2433, Cat No 512433

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