Keep the Warmth in the Mix Countryman Type 85 Direct Box How do you send the purest, warmest and most natural signal out of a high-impedance instrument to a balanced mic input at the console? Countryman's Type 85 Direct Interface box. Reflecting the ultimate engineering and highest-quality materials, the Type 85 DI Box adds nothing and removes nothing from the instrument's signal. No distortion. No electronic hum or buzz. No loss of dynamic range. It's the only active direct box that delivers such a clear, strong, warm signal to the mixer. What's more, its design is sleek, compact, and virtually indestructible, and its 9V battery back up to phantom power helps ensure it will never lose power onstage. Countryman's Type 85 is hands-down the most valuable and cost-effective direct box on the market! Applications Connects any high-impedance instrument (including piano) to an XLR mic input Active direct box can run off internal 9V battery (400 hours) if phantom power isn't available Performance Strong, clean signal to the mix board with no added noise or distortion Isolates ground buzz between console and amp Style Small, compact, sleek design Almost invisible on stage Durability Nearly impossible to break Internal components are fully protected against electrical damage Input circuit withstands 220V AC all day long, and static spikes up to 20,000 volts! Five-year warranty
  • Frequency response 20 hz to 20 khz (+/- 1 db)
  • Noise (shorted input) 0.63 uvrms (-122 dbvrms)
  • Input protection 220 vrms and 20,000 v static discharges
  • Input capacitance 160 pf (equal to 2 ft of low-capacitance guitar cable)
  • MPN: type85di
  • UPC: 6761010340

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