Designed with a familiar look & feel but all around original. The PATCH APP harnesses a powerful amount of flexibility in 4 user friendly sections illustrated below.   

Stored Routings Menu


Control & Toggle Section





Store all of your outboard hardware for easy drag & drop functionality in the "Hardware Index". The PATCH APP allows a user to customize and store all of their outboard audio equipment into an easy to use searchable Index. 


Create, Store & Recall various routing configurations in seconds. The PATCH APP Routings Menu allow users to quickly Store active routings and recall them at a later date. The Routings Menu even has the ability to open the external storage folder right from the application so you can move Stored Routings to DAW session folders for better organization. 


Quickly bank through 32 available Paths (8 per bank), Add additional digital rack spaces for more processing then 10 default spaces, clear single or all active paths for new routing opportunities and engage the front Inputs & Outputs right from the PATCH APP. This bottom section of the app allows the user to control important parameters of the PATCH System while on the fly.


The Active Routings section of the PATCH APP is where a user can setup and visually see their active routings. Using the simplicity of Drag & Drop functionality, a user can click and drag any piece of analog hardware from the Hardware Index into a Path to create their desired signal flow combination. Designed on the visual concept of most DAW layouts the PATCH APP Activate Routings section immediately becomes a familiar sight soon as user begins clicking around the in the app. 


How the Hardware & Software Integrate.



What are Paths? Paths are simply your signal flow when it comes to the PATCH System. All Paths or signal flows are arranged from top to bottom. For instance in the example next to this description, the green arrow indicates the default signal path as in this case Mic > Pre > Comp > EQ > Interface. You can easily Drag & Drop replacements over existing active Digital Racks to replace them with a different piece of analog hardware. You can take Paths a step even further and add advanced Multing capabilities... 



Advanced Multing? Absolutely. The PATCH System users can simply click the directional arrow so it illuminates "Yellow" to the right side of any active path on the specific digital rack piece they prefer multing from. What about impedance load issues that come with traditional multing? Forget about it... Using PATCH's advanced multing capabilities any signal Multed off the original source is unaltered and has no load issues. Mult to your hearts content without any guilt of split signal quality loss.


32 Channels of 48V Phantom Power built right on board. Users can activate 48V power to any of the available 32 Input channels for powering your favourite condenser microphones. Why 48V on board? Well because through various testing phases with traditional patch bay options, majority of patch bays were either not able to carry phantom power at all or significantly under powering microphones. So we decided to take it one step further and build 48V right into the system. Now you can power your condenser microphones the way they were intended to be powered and get the most out of your other investments. 


Manage all your new & existing analog hardware right from the Hardware Setup Menu. Remember templates, printing & cutting out labels? Forget about them forever...the PATCH APP allows you to quickly name & re-arrange your analog hardware while keeping it organized right in one simple menu. However, It doesn't stop there...see below some of the powerful setup features that makes a PATCH System unlike anything else in your rack. 

48V Master - Toggle PATCH's Complete 48V Phantom Power Section On or Off, Mixing or Mastering only? We've got you covered with the ability to shutdown 48V completely.

48V Safeguard - Allow or Deny the ability to enable 48V on any Input connected to the PATCH System. Keep your other investments safe from mistakes & accidental 48V. 

Link/Unlink I/O - By Default PATCH will assume your Input & Output are connected to the same piece of analog hardware...but maybe they're not? You can Unlink these I/Os by clicking the Lock icon so they can be designated separately for your preferred configurations.

Import/Export Hardware Lists - Travelling to another studio who has a PATCH System? Have their engineer export their hardware list, import it into a offline version of the app and know the gear you're working with and setup your routings before you even step foot into the studio for your session. Plane rides are boring anyways right? Might as well get a jump start on your session!

Digital Rack Numbers - Toggle the digital Rack Numbers or I/O Connection Numbers On or Off...Its your system, its your choice. 


Routing and indentifying multiple PATCH Systems for expanded I/O capabilities is easy. Simply setup designated Sends &/or Passes with your corresponding analog connections in the rear of the chassis between the PATCH Systems and move analog signals freely between units. Each PATCH System is identified by the coloured outline you choose. In the example to the right, we have 3 PATCH Systems based upon the coloured outlines (Blue, Red & Teal). We have the Microphone & PreAmp  connected to the Blue PATCH System, the Compressor & Tape Simulator connected to the Red PATCH System and finally the interface connected to the Teal PATCH System. In-between these analog hardware pieces in the active signal path flow you'll see Send Passes. These Passes allow you to move your analog signal from one system to the next to get your preferred signal processing depending on your connected configuration. Learn more about the Analog Connection process between PATCH Units by visiting the Hardware Page.

We have also included some recommended Input/Output Passes by Default to get you started. You'll also notice the Unit Color Assignment option. 

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