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MS8401 General Controller

MS8401 General Controller

The MS8401 General Controller is primarily used as a connection point for crescendo, rotary transpose, and other basic console features. It also provides a connection point for the MS8405 touch screen control panel. MIDI In/Out/Thru ports are available on each general controller to hook up MIDI devices. One general controller is used in each console with up to 4 consoles system wide. The MS8401 also has indicators for common system functions.


Length: 15"Width: 4"Height: 1-1/2"


  • One general controller is used in each console with up to 4 separate consoles
  • Provides power and data connection to the MS8405 touch screen controller
  • Each general controller supports dual touch screens for added functionality
  • Four universal twelve position rotary selector inputs on each general controller
  • Rotary inputs can be used to control transposer, memory levels, chime volume etc.
  • Four universal analog inputs are on each general controller
  • Analog inputs for Crescendo 1, Crescendo 2, MIDI volume, and MIDI pitch
  • Eight indicator outputs available on each general controller
  • Indicators used for crescendo 1 and 2, MIDI Playback/Record, Blind Check, Etc.
  • MIDI-In, MIDI-Out, and MIDI-Thru