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PeaveyUSB-P - USB "Direct Box" for Outputting Computer Audio to PA System
 
5.0

(based on 40 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (38)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (32)
  • Excellent sound (30)
  • Consistent (19)
  • Professional features (14)
  • Versatile (11)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Performances (21)
  • Outdoor events / games (15)
  • Home studio (14)
  • Pro audio / DJ / mixing (13)
  • Professional recording (10)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (20), Professional musician (10)

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5.0

Quick, easy, ready right out of the box!

By drms83

from New York, NY

About Me Professional Musician

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Consistent
  • Easy To Use
  • Excellent Sound
  • Professional Features
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Events
    • Performances

    Comments about Peavey USB-P - USB "Direct Box" for Outputting Computer Audio to PA System:

    We use this product for our keyboardist, running Mainstage and Reason on a Mac. As soon I plugged it in, it worked like a charm, exactly as it was intended.

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    5.0

    USB Direct Box Solves Hum Problem

    By Alfred

    from Marietta, GA

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Excellent Sound

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Events

      Comments about Peavey USB-P - USB "Direct Box" for Outputting Computer Audio to PA System:

      We have battled hum problems with PC/MAC devices for years. DI's and isolation transformers have helped but never solved the problem. The Peavey USP-P is a no frills USB audio out box that is the perfect solution. We now have hum free audio from our presentation computer. On our MAC Pro it was plug and play. No drivers to load, no settings to change. We'll be getting this for all our computer interfaces in the future.

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      5.0

      Does exactly what it's supposed to do!

      By Rich

      from Brockton MA

      About Me Professional Musician

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Excellent Sound

      Cons

      • No Volume Knob

      Best Uses

      • Performances

      Comments about Peavey USB-P - USB "Direct Box" for Outputting Computer Audio to PA System:

      Very simple: plug it in and it works. That's it!
      Under cons I wrote no volume knob but it's really not a big deal. I use this with Mainstage for my live rig.

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      4.0

      Works perfectly!

      By Scubanoob

      from Arlington, WA

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Easy To Use
      • Excellent Sound

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Peavey USB-P - USB "Direct Box" for Outputting Computer Audio to PA System:

        This is truly a plug and play device. Works flawlessly with my Macbook. Only reason for the 4 stars...they did not include a USB cable. Not a major deal, as they are pretty easy to get, but they don't tell you this in the description. Given that it is a USB printer cord type(not as common)...they need to give people a heads up. Otherwise this thing is perfect, absolutely no noise or hum at all.

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        5.0

        Works well right out of the box...

        By E.G.SOMES

        from New Paltz, NY

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Incredible value
        • Well-built

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Peavey USB-P - USB "Direct Box" for Outputting Computer Audio to PA System:

            This is a reliable and simple piece of gear that does what it ought to do and does it well. I've been using one at a church venue and had to have one in my equipment collection. A well-built little box that is sold at the right price.

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            5.0

            Great Product

            By Mikempton

            from Seattle, WA

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Excellent Sound

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Peavey USB-P - USB "Direct Box" for Outputting Computer Audio to PA System:

                My expectations for a $ Peavey product were very low, but this device just works, and it works well. I have used it on my Sony Xperia Android phone, various pc's, and a couple macs and it performed very well. This is the most cost effective way to get balanced audio from your various devices, with good sound quality.

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                5.0

                So simple, yet so valuable!

                By Jim

                from Providence, RI

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Excellent Sound
                • Simple

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Events
                  • Mobile DJ
                  • Performances

                  Comments about Peavey USB-P - USB "Direct Box" for Outputting Computer Audio to PA System:

                  This unit works flawlessly to provide clean, high quality audio out of my laptop. While many are using this device in a DJ situation, my application is to output the audio from Software Synths (specifically Native Instruments KOMPLETE). There is one tiny step that I had to figure out (need to change the output in the ASIO driver control). Once I figured that out, I was good to go and this device is doing exactly what I need it to do. Now I can take the laptop anywhere and utilize it to send the softsynth audio into a mixing console, and even in stereo.
                  This is a perfect example of a product doing one job, and doing it VERY well. Highly recommended for anyone that needs to get clean, high quality audio out of their laptop.

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                  5.0

                  Great little box

                  By CinBrandon

                  from Jackson, MS

                  About Me Experienced

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Consistent
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Excellent Sound

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Events
                    • Home Studio
                    • Performances
                    • Professional Recording

                    Comments about Peavey USB-P - USB "Direct Box" for Outputting Computer Audio to PA System:

                    This is my second of these. They work great. Plug it in USB, and it puts audio out of the XLR's. I use with with PC. Plug and play. No drivers to download. Clean audio.
                    Powere by the USB port. And small and compact for travel.

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                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Simple box that sounds great and does what it's supposed to

                    By jmalli

                    from La Mesa, CA

                    About Me Professional Musician

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Consistent
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Excellent Sound
                    • Professional Features
                    • Versatile

                    Cons

                    • Audible Pop Power Updown

                    Best Uses

                    • Events
                    • Home Studio
                    • Mobile DJ
                    • Performances

                    Comments about Peavey USB-P - USB "Direct Box" for Outputting Computer Audio to PA System:

                    I was looking for something to connect to the balanced inputs on my studio monitors that didn't also create a ground loop hum (like the unbalanced output from my sound card does).

                    This unit is exactly what I was looking for; USB powered, balanced outputs, simple, works in windows/linux/mac and sounds great.

                    The only negative thing is that there is a very small audible pop passed to the speakers when the computer is powering up or shutting down. It's not excessive however it's definitely there.

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                    5.0

                    Just plug and play

                    By Jared

                    from West Caldwell, NJ

                    About Me Experienced

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Consistent
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Excellent Sound
                    • Professional Features
                    • Versatile

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Professional Recording

                      Comments about Peavey USB-P - USB "Direct Box" for Outputting Computer Audio to PA System:

                      So much easier to use than a Whirwind PCDI

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                      5.0

                      Great product. Easy to use.

                      By Jay

                      from Jupiter, FL

                      About Me Experienced

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Consistent
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Excellent Sound

                      Cons

                      • Limited Features
                      • No Gain

                      Best Uses

                      • Amateur Recording
                      • Home Studio
                      • Professional Recording

                      Comments about Peavey USB-P - USB "Direct Box" for Outputting Computer Audio to PA System:

                      I bought this little devise to link my iMac to my Event 20/20 monitors. It works exactly as advertised. Plugged it in to the USB on my Mac & plugged the XLRs from the monitors into the back. The Mac recognized the device, no problem and I was up & running in about 2 minutes.

                      The only thing I would say is that when the computer sleeps, restarts or shuts down, there is a pretty loud pop through the speakers as it reconnects. It makes sense, so it's not surprising, but it did startle me the first time. Just be aware that it can happen, and it's no big deal.

                      I really like this product and it's exactly what I was looking for.

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                      5.0

                      No more headphone outs!

                      By Whit

                      from Las Vegas

                      Comments about Peavey USB-P - USB "Direct Box" for Outputting Computer Audio to PA System:

                      These are solid, well built and simple boxes. So much better than using the headphone output on the computer. Terrific value.

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                      5.0

                      Great Product!

                      By Tom the Drummer

                      from Salt Lake City

                      About Me Professional Musician

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Sets Up Quickly
                      • Stereo Or Mono Operation
                      • Xlr Output

                      Cons

                      • Expensive

                      Best Uses

                      • Performances

                      Comments about Peavey USB-P - USB "Direct Box" for Outputting Computer Audio to PA System:

                      I bought the Peavey USB-P to interface a laptop to a sound board after I learned using the computer's headphone jack is not the proper way to do it. The computer detected it as a USB audio device, automatically loaded the driver and I was up and running in no time. Now when I play music through the sound system it's clean.

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                      5.0

                      No noise good quality

                      By fiLLLip

                      from Vestnes, Norway

                      About Me Novice

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Excellent Sound

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Events

                        Comments about Peavey USB-P - USB "Direct Box" for Outputting Computer Audio to PA System:

                        Great plug'n'play sound card for PA systems. We had no noise in the sound like we had with the jack->rca->xlr system we used to run.

                        No special drivers required, easy setup. Would recommend to all looking for XLR output usb adapters.

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                        5.0

                        XLR audio from your PC? Yes!

                        By Capefear

                        from Wilmington, NC

                        About Me Experienced

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Excellent Sound

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Peavey USB-P - USB "Direct Box" for Outputting Computer Audio to PA System:

                            We are taking the audio mix from an internet radio show, and feeding it to a camera for a Video webcast. USB plugin for the computer, and simply choose devise for sound out. Bingo! Works like a champ.

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                            5.0

                            Works perfectly with my Roland Speakers

                            By rhea

                            from colorado

                            About Me Experienced

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Consistent
                            • Easy To Use
                            • Excellent Sound
                            • Professional Features
                            • Versatile

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Peavey USB-P - USB "Direct Box" for Outputting Computer Audio to PA System:

                                I bought this product to use with my mac for sound now that my aja board is no longer supported in Mavericks. It works perfectly. No buzz, crackle, electric hum. Just works - the mac sees it attached to the USB port. Plug it in and sound! Love it. Price is great! No more mixer in between.

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                                5.0

                                Useful product

                                By Mighe

                                from Canton, CT

                                About Me Professional Musician

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy To Use
                                • Excellent Sound

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Performances

                                  Comments about Peavey USB-P - USB "Direct Box" for Outputting Computer Audio to PA System:

                                  I use this with MainStage. The output is clean, and not too hot. It seems like a balanced -10 instead of a balanced +4 line level signal. I view this as a positive because it gives the mixer plenty of headroom on his board. This is a well thought out product, but I would have liked to have seen female screw receptacles so that one could use a locking USB cable

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                                  5.0

                                  Perfect

                                  By dastep

                                  from Cary, NC

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy To Use
                                  • Excellent Sound

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Home Studio

                                    Comments about Peavey USB-P - USB "Direct Box" for Outputting Computer Audio to PA System:

                                    Performs exactly as described. It delivers the audio from my Mac to external monitor speakers. Great sound and a breeze to connect.

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                                    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Haven't used yet

                                    By Aspiring Filmmaker

                                    from Norcross, GA

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Comments about Peavey USB-P - USB "Direct Box" for Outputting Computer Audio to PA System:

                                    Planning to hook up a couple of JBL LSR305 monitors to my computer via this handy little gadget!

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                                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Excellent Product

                                    By LJ

                                    from Saint Louis, MO

                                    About Me Experienced

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Easy To Use
                                    • Excellent Sound

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

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

                                      Comments about Peavey USB-P - USB "Direct Box" for Outputting Computer Audio to PA System:

                                      I use it to connect powered nearfield monitors to a PC. It is clean and provides pristine sound. No hum!

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