Hosa Technology DIB-443 Passive Direct Box

Hosa Technology DIB-443 - "SIDEKICK" Passive Direct Box

Hosa Technology DIB-443 - "SIDEKICK" Passive Direct Box

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Hosa Technology DIB-443 Passive Direct Box

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The DIB-443 "SIDEKICK" from Hosa is a passive direct injection transformer that changes guitar or bass signal to a low-impedance signal appropriate for sending down the snake to the house (or studio) mixing console's XLR inputs.

An "INST/SPKR" switch, when placed in the SPKR position allows an amplifier's extension speaker output to drive the line, thus preserving the original amp sound. A Ground Lift switch breaks ground to help trouble-shoot and terminate 60Hz "ground-loop" hum.

Since the DIB-443 is a passive device, no powering is required.

Allows for connecting a electric guitar or bass directly into a mixer without losing tone due to impedance mismatch, long cables or cycle hum
Converts any unbalanced line-level signal to balanced mic-level output
Ground lift switch prevents ground-loop hum
Ultra-compact, all-metal and road suitable housing
UPC: 728736033511
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Hosa Technology DIB-443 - "SIDEKICK" Passive Direct Box
  • One (1) Year Warranty
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    Input Connections 1 x 1/4" TS phone
    Output Connectors 1 x XLR
    1 x 1/4" TRS phone
    Input Level Not specified by manufacturer
    Output Level Not specified by manufacturer
    Controls Ground lift switch
    Frequency Response Not specified by manufacturer
    Noise Not specified by manufacturer
    Power Passive - not required
    Dimensions (WxDxH) 3 3/4" x 4 1/2" x 1 1/2"
    Specialties No external power source required
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.1 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.0 x 6.4 x 2.0"
    DIB-443 Passive Direct Box is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from I plan to purchase more of these was originally weary of purchasing this product because of its price but an very glad i did. this product works exceptionally well and i plan to purchase more.
    Date published: 2011-08-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for recording electric guitars All Pros in my book. Low noise, simple rugged design that can be tossed around, sturdy connections for your cables. I would definitely recommend it!
    Date published: 2013-06-25
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