Patch Panel

1. Any plate containing flush mount receptacles for the purpose of interconnecting lighting, audio, video, or other systems.


2. Now obsolete, due to DPC, a large metal enclosure containing plugs for circuits and receptacles for dimmers. All resembled a telephone operators swtichboard, with the exception of the ElectroControls Slider Patch. (pictured)


3. More correctly called "patch bay" or "pin patch," the right-most compartment of a Sensor 48 or 96-way Touring Rack,


or any touring rack where multi-cable circuits are patched into dimmers.

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