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Ebtech HE-2-XLR - Dual Channel Hum Eliminator with XLR Connectors

B&H # EBHE2XLR Mfr # HE-2-XLR
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You Pay: $70.00
Product Highlights
  • Eliminates AC Hum
  • Breaks Ground Loops
  • 1/4" TRS and XLR Connectors

The HE-2-XLR from Ebtech is a two-channel "Hum Eliminator" box, designed to eliminate 60Hz hum caused by ground loops. Almost all 60Hz AC hum is caused by ground loops that act like radio antennae (loop antennae). The Hum Eliminator completely eliminates this by breaking the ground loop, making it impossible for the signal lines to pick up the AC hum and noise in the first place.

Unbalanced lines are more susceptible to picking up electrical noise and RF interference than balanced lines - the longer the unbalanced cable, the greater the chance of a problem. Using the HE-2-XLR to connect two pieces of equipment is one of the most cost-effective ways to convert between unbalanced signals and true balanced signals. The unit features both 1/4" TRS phone and XLR inputs and outputs on both channels.

Eliminates AC hum/60Hz buzz and noise quickly and easily
Breaks ground loops safely, while leaving all signal grounds intact
Automatically translates signal voltages to match differences in ground potentials, avoiding clipping
Converts automatically back and forth between balanced and unbalanced lines at either end
Completely passive design with audiophile quality components assures the best possible noise and distortion performance
Includes XLR connectors in addition to the 1/4" TRS phone I/O
Function 2-channel noise reduction and ground loop eliminator
Inputs 2 x 1/4" TRS phone
2 x XLR
Outputs 2 x 1/4" TRS phone
2 x XLR
Frequency Response 20Hz to 70kHz
Distortion <0.005% THD @ 1kHz
Crosstalk >-97dB
Dimensions (WxDxH) Not specified by manufacturer
Weight Not specified by manufacturer
Specialties Completely passive design
Ebtech HE-2-XLR - Dual Channel Hum Eliminator with XLR Connectors
  • Two (2) Year Warranty
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    EbtechHE-2-XLR - Dual Channel Hum Eliminator with XLR Connectors
     
    5.0

    (based on 5 reviews)

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    Pros

    • Easy to use (5)
    • Good audio (4)
    • Versatile (4)
    • Durable (3)
    • Lightweight (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Professional recording (4)
      • Amateur recording (3)
      • Outdoor events / games (3)
      • Performances (3)
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      5.0

      Just what we needed

      By Jay

      from Lanham, MD

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      Pros

      • Clear Sound
      • Compact
      • Durable
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Events
        • Home Studio
        • Mobile DJ
        • Performances
        • Professional Recording

        Comments about Ebtech HE-2-XLR - Dual Channel Hum Eliminator with XLR Connectors:

        This unit worked just as many reviews had stated. there was this nagging buzz from our bass guitar. Soon as this unit was connected, there has been a complete change. Will recommend to anyone who has this issue with humming in their audio or video.

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        5.0

        No RCA? No problem.

        By Brian in Vegas

        from Las Vegas, NV

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        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Compact
        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Ebtech HE-2-XLR - Dual Channel Hum Eliminator with XLR Connectors:

            I bought the ART DTI and this unit because there were no good reviews online and so I thought I would buy both. Please folks, don't waste your time, get the EBTech HE2, buy the darn converters for RCA and be done with it. Other models are 10 bucks cheaper, but they have a squirly hum in the high range. This thing just works. I am not a pro, just based on actual use.

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            5.0

            A 'MUST HAVE' for audio feeds

            By Mike

            from Baltimore, MD

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            Pros

            • Clear Sound
            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Amateur Recording
              • Events
              • Performances
              • Professional Recording

              Comments about Ebtech HE-2-XLR - Dual Channel Hum Eliminator with XLR Connectors:

              Just got this last week, and it's already paid for itself! Taking a feed from an audio board into my video camera, and was getting a LOT of hum, until I inserted the Ebtech into the path. Furthermore, the box allowed me to split the incoming signal to two different devices.

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              5.0

              Works great

              By Bowie Dr. Equipment

              from Dallas,TX

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              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Excellent Sound
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Amateur Recording
                • Events
                • Home Studio
                • Mobile DJ
                • Performances
                • Professional Recording

                Comments about Ebtech HE-2-XLR - Dual Channel Hum Eliminator with XLR Connectors:

                eliminates that inline hum that you get from some house audio feeds, borrowed from a fellow audio engineer while doing work for C-SPAN and work so well I had to order one for my-self.

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                5.0

                Naddah-Hum-Bug!!

                By Kyle

                from Englewood, CO

                About Me Professional Musician

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Clear Sound
                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Amateur Recording
                  • Professional Recording

                  Comments about Ebtech HE-2-XLR - Dual Channel Hum Eliminator with XLR Connectors:

                  The hum is gone!!! The price was great!! [...] the system was up and running without a hum...simply plug it in and go!And, you can plug in using either the 1/4" or XLR (in our case, we plugged in to the 1/4") and come out either the 1/4" or XLR, or both (we came out the XLR).

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