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Passive Solutions

iNanno provides the link between active monitors.

First we had the 'Big Knob' from mackie, but some may say this was more than they needed. So what were they going to do, release the little knob'or something. Instead they left it up to Smproaudio to come up with a decent product name.
The problem is simple; active studio monitors tend to have their volume controls handily placed on the back of the cabinets. This is usually a bit of a pain for anyone using them directly plugged into a soundcard that doesn't provide its own volume control. The solution is at hand, in the form of the iNanno, the second of such passive volume attenuators from SM Audio. This one is aimed more at the consumer and comes with a modest price tag of around £40.
It uses the multi function Neutrik input connectors for XLR and ¼" jack leads, and outputs to ¼" jack only.
No active circuitry, buffers, transistors, batteries, or power supply of any kind can interfere with the main passive output of the iNano. It simply delivers attenuated signal. Pure, simple, transparent.

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