Medusa Elite

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The Medusa Elite offers the same features as our Medusa Standard series with the addition of SnakeSkin® on the fanouts for ultimate fanout protection, Metal chasis mount XLR connectors, and a Pig Bag® to protect the fanouts during storage or when not in use. Pictured left are just a few examples of the many configurations available.

Available with our traditional "Whirlwind Blue" multipair cable or Black upon request.

  • Product family: Medusa Elite
  • Type: Analog
 
 
 

Description

Whirlwind's Medusa Elite Snakes are an evolution of our world famous Standard series. They're still made here at our Rochester, NY factory.

Medusa Elite features include:

  • Heavy duty powder coated steel stagebox with Metal Whirlwind connectors and integrated handle.
  • Whirlwind by Belden NEC CM rated multipair cable, heavy duty, flexible, multipair cable. Each pair contains two twisted 24GA 7x32 polyethylene insulated conductors with 100% foil shield and 24GA drain wire.
  • Fanouts with multiple layers of rugged heat shrink at the most critical points.
  • Fanouts feature Whirlwind connectors with engraved numbers and letters.
  • Genuine Kellems® wire mesh hanger to support the fanout at the board.
  • Genuine Kellems® strain relief and grip with internal cable clamp.
  • SnakeSkin® on the fanouts for ultimate fanout protection
  • Pig Bag® to protect the fanouts when not in use.

Standard fanout lengths are:

  • 3 ft. - up to 28 channels
  • 4 ft. - 28 channels and up

All Medusas are available with integrated cable reel. Call for ordering information.

The chart below reflects our standard combinations or download our Snake Configuration Worksheet PDF which will walk you through the different features available.

Model Number:

  • ME - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5
  • Match number to chart (eg: ME-24-4-XL-100-SS)

(1) Number of Inputs

  • 6 - 6 inputs
  • 8 - 8 inputs
  • 9 - 9 inputs
  • 12 - 12 inputs
  • 16 - 16 inputs
  • 20 - 20 inputs
  • 24 - 24 inputs
  • 32 - 32 inputs
  • 48 - 48 inputs
  • 56 - 56 inputs

(2) Number of Returns

  • 0 - no returns
  • 3 - 3 returns (with 6 inputs)
  • 4 - 4 returns (with 8, 12, 16, or 24 inputs)
  • 8 - 8 returns (with 24, or 48 inputs)
  • 10 - 10 returns (with 32 inputs)

(3) Type of Return Connectors

  • XL - XLR
  • SB - 1/4" TRS
  • NR - no returns

(4) Length in Feet (M)

  • 050 - 50' (15.25)
  • 100 - 100' (30.5)
  • 150 - 150' (45.8)

Hardwired Split Options (Add To Above Catalog Number):

  • 1 - 2 - 3 - 4
  • Match number to chart

(1) Type of Split

  • SP1 - parallel split
  • SP2 - transformer isolated split

(2) Number of Channels Split

  • 0-56 - number of channels split

(3) Ground Lift Options

  • G1 - ground lift on split out
  • NG - no ground lifts

(4) Split Cable Length

XXX - length of split in feet
 

Standard Snakeskin® Colors

Input Ch # Std Color
1-8 black
9-16 white
17-24 blue
25-32 purple
33-40 yellow
41-48 green
49-56 orange
All Returns red