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Big Knob Passive

Passive Studio Monitor Controller

Big Knob Passive

Take control of your desktop. Put workflow-enhancing functionality at your fingertips with the Mackie Big Knob Passive monitor controller. This simple and affordable passive level control offers easy 2x2 input and monitor switching plus industry-leading Mackie sound and build quality, making it a must-have piece of gear for any recording studio. 

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THE BEST TOOL FOR THE JOB

THE BEST TOOL FOR THE JOB

The Mackie Big Knob has been the go-to monitor controller for studios the world over for well over a decade. And with the Big Knob Passive, you get the purest audio path possible with zero active electronics in the signal path plus incredibly simple and easy source and monitor switching. A trio of buttons for Mute, Mono and Dim provide essential, quick control. Best of all, the Mackie Big Knob Passive is built-like-a-tank, so studios, streamers and engineers can count on solid performance for years to come. If you are putting together a studio of any size from bedroom to commercial facility, Big Knob should be at the top of your shopping list.

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Full features

Ultra-simple 2x2 monitor controller

  • Choose between 2 sources and 2 monitor pairs
  • Classic Big Knob volume control
  • Mono, mute and dim functions

Pristine audio quality

  • Maximum transperency possible in a monitor switcher

Sturdy “Built-Like-A-Tank” metal chassis

Product comparison

 
Product
Source Monitor I/O
USB I/O
Resolution
Mono/Mute/Dim
Dedicated Studio Out
Headphone Outs
Up Your Game?
 
 
Big Knob Passive
Big Knob Studio
Big Knob Studio+
Big Knob Passive
Big Knob Studio
Big Knob Studio+
2x2
3x2
4x3
N/A
2x2
2x4
N/A
96 kHz / 24-bit
96 kHz / 24-bit
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
2 - dedicated
2 - dedicated
Of course
You know it
For sure
$ 69.99
$ 249.99
$ 349.99