Medusa® Standard Series Audio Snakes

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Whirlwind's Medusa Series Snakes have been the touring standard worldwide for decades. They're still made here at our Rochester NY factory.

  • Product family: Medusa Standard
  • Type: Analog
 
 
 

Description

Whirlwind's Medusa Series Snakes have been the touring standard worldwide for decades. They're still made here at our Rochester, NY factory.

Standard Medusa features include:

  • Heavy duty powder coated steel stagebox with 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.

Standard fanout lengths are:

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

Optional SnakeSkin® is available for the ultimate in fanout protection (for an extra charge).

Medusas are also 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:

  • MS - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5
  • Match number to chart (eg: MS-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)

(5) Snakeskin® Option (Add to end of part #)

  • SS - Snakeskin on fanout (extra charge)
  • (Blank) - no snakeskin

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
 
 
 

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