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FAB9001 – FAB to Cable Crossover Adapter

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This is the FA9001 – FAB to Cable Crossover Adapter .

Normally, you hook up or connect one FAB Module to another FAB Module directly by mating their corresponding male/female headers together.

If you do not wish to do that, for one reason or another, you need to use this FAB to  Cable Adapter to connect the two FAB modules together.

What this FAB9001 adapter does is convert the Female input port of a FAB Module to a Male connector.  After the conversion, now you can use a plain ordinary 10-pin ribbon cable (with female/female connectors on both ends) to hookup the two FAB modules together.

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FAB9001 – Cable to FAB Adapter

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There may be situations where you don’t want to plugin a FAB module directly to another FAB module. Some situations I can think of is If you want to position the additional module somewhere else (trying to fit in a chassis). Or you may want to make a U-turn so the XLR Output Module is facing the same direction as the XLR Input Module. Or maybe, your signal chain is getting too long and you want to break it up so it will  be easier to work with.

You can solve all these issues by using an ordinary 10-pin male-to-male IDC cable to hook up the different FAB Modules together.

The normal FAB Module uses Female Headers for the Inputs. So for us to be able to use an ordinary male-to-male flexible IDC cable, we also need Male Headers in front of the FAB Module. Here comes the FAB9001 Cable to FAB Adapter to the rescue.

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