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Countryman TYPE 85 Direct Box

B&H # CODB Mfr # DT85
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You Pay: $158.70

The Countryman Type 85 is a compact direct box that connects instruments with high impedance pickups, such as piezo pickups to a balanced XLR type microphone input. The Type 85 utilizes high quality components and class A circuitry to ensure pristine audio fidelity and lowest possible noise floor. A ground lift switch further minimizes noise and hum caused by faulty electrical lines. The Type 85 operates via +48 Volt external phantom power or 9 Volt alkaline battery.

Pristine Audio Fidelity
The Type 85 uses high quality discrete components into a single ended class A circuit resulting in smooth, pristine audio fidelity with low noise floor.
Durable Construction
Internal electronics are molded into a solid epoxy block and protected against electrical damage. The outer casing is a single piece featuring extra thick walls.
Ground Lift Switch
A ground lift switch eliminates noise and buzz caused by faulty electrical wiring.
Voltage Gain Selector
Pickup mode and Speaker mode switch allows -10dB and -46dB operation.
Number of Channels 1
Inputs Amp: 1/4" Phone
Inst: 1/4" Phone
Output Balanced XLR 3-pin Male mic level
Phantom Power External: +48V Phantom Power
Internal: 9-Volt Battery
Multi Function Pickup mode: -10dB
Speaker mode: -46dB
Gain Range not specified by manufacturer
Maximum Level Max Input Level: Pickup mode - 5 Volts P-P
Frequency Response 20Hz to 20kHz +/- 1dB
Noise .63uV RMS (-122dBu) BW=20kHz
Dimensions 1.75 x 3 x 5" (45 x 77 x 127mm) (HxWxD)
Weight 18.5 oz (.52 kg)
Countryman TYPE 85 Direct Box
  • Life Time Warranty
  • Batteries & Power

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    Watson -  9V Rechargeable NiMH Battery (250mAh)
    • You Pay: $7.95
     
    Duracell -  9V Alkaline Battery (Coppertop)
    • You Pay: $1.95
    Usually ships in 7-14 business days i Estimated arrival at B&H is 7-14 business days. An authorization for this product will be processed upon placing the order. You will be charged for this item at the time of Shipment.
     
    Kopul -  Studio Elite 4000 Series XLR M to XLR F Microphone Cable - 6' (1.8 m), Black
    • You Pay: $17.99
     

    Additional Hardware

    Countryman -  DTM-85 Electronics Module for Type 85 Direct Box
    • You Pay: $114.95
    Usually ships in 7-10 business days i This item is usually Drop Shipped from the MFR/Distributor within 7-10 business days (subject to availability). Your order will be charged at the time of placing the order with the MFR
     

    Cases & Protection

    Pelican -  1200 Case with Foam (Black)
    • You Pay: $38.95
     
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