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Pro Co Sound DB-1 Passive Direct Box with Speaker/Line-Level Attenuator, High Cut Filter and Ground Lift Switches

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Pro Co Sound DB-1 Direct Box

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The DB-1 is a simple passive direct box that offers clean and reliable performance. It can be used for nearly any instrument or signal source, from electric bass, keyboards and drum machines to sub-mixers and external speaker outputs.

The DB-1 preserves the "punch" and clarity of a sound that is often lost when placing a microphone in front of a speaker, while eliminating the leakage, distortion and coloration. The signal delivered to the P.A. or studio mixer is crisp and clean - a vital element in retaining the full depth and sound of such current equipment as FM synthesizers and digital drum machines.

The DB-1 may be inserted into the signal path at virtually any stage. For instance, a bass guitar signal can be "taken direct" for a clean, natural tone, from a preamplifier or line output for a punchier or "equalized" sound, or from the speaker output of the amplifier if a dirtier "edge" is desired.

Built for the road, but equally at home in the recording studio, the DB-1 is housed in a rugged 16-gauge steel and aluminum "Uni-box" construction enclosure. The uniquely slotted side channels allow for stacking on top or strapping side-to-side of virtually any number of Pro Co Monoface devices using the Uni-box construction.

Single channel passive direct box
Floating transformer-balanced XLR output for maximum isolation
SPKR (speaker) mode handles amplifiers up to 600W RMS
Hi-cut filter reduces distortion
Ground lift switch eliminates hum and buzz
Passive design requires no batteries or phantom power
Rugged "Uni-box" construction for super-strength and shielding
Input Connections 1 x 1/4" TS phone (unbalanced)
Output Connectors 1 x XLR
1 x 1/4" TS phone (loop through)
Input Level Maximum for 1% THD:
+16dBv (INST mode), +34dBv (SPKR mode) @ 20Hz
+21dBv (INST mode), +41dBv (SPKR mode ) @ 30Hz
+26dBv (INST mode), +46dBv (SPKR mode ) @ 50Hz
Output Level Not specified by manufacturer
Frequency Response 20Hz to 20kHz, +/-0.5dB @ -15dBv output
Noise Not specified by manufacturer
Power Passive
Dimensions (WxDxH) 4 3/8" x 4 7/8" x 1 3/4"
Weight 1 lb
Specialties Recessed switches and connectors resist damage
Pro Co Sound DB-1 Passive Direct Box with Speaker/Line-Level Attenuator, High Cut Filter and Ground Lift Switches
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