Direct/Remote Audio Convertor, Distribution Amp and four (4) independent balanced synchronous AES Switches in a single 1RU package. Features single unbalanced analog stereo input converted to AES audio and distributed to the “B” side of individually controlled synchronous 2×1 balanced AES audio switches. Each switch can be controlled over a network or with a GPI per channel supported by all EAS manufacturers. A Master GPI will switch all channels to the B input. Main program audio is protected by a bypass relay in a power failure. Networked with any DASDEC for switching audio signals without additional GPI/O connections.