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ART PDB – Passive Direct Box

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$84.99
SKU:
ART_ARTP_PDB
UPC:
840402011392
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Product Overview

The PDB™ Passive Direct Box is a rock solid, roadworthy DI for connection of the outputs of electronic musical instruments (or other audio sources) to the balanced inputs of mixer consoles and other balanced inputs.

The PDB™ also allows connection of a music source to an instrument amplifier while simultaneously patching it to a mixer.

PDB Applications:

  • Electric guitar and bass pick up output signals – The high impedance signal from a guitar or bass guitar pickup is translated by the PDB™ into a low impedance balanced signal required by mixing consoles.
  • Keyboards and line level signals – The PDB™ automatically balances and matches the line level outputs of modern electronic keyboards. If you are using a multiple keyboard setup and your keyboards are all plugged into a single instrument amplifier, the PDB™ can be used to replace individual direct boxes. Simply send the output of the instrument amplifier to the PDB™ and then to the console (instead of a separate DI box for each keyboard).
  • DJ console output signals – DJ mixers often supply only an unbalanced -10dB signal. The PDB™ converts this signal to a balanced line level signal before it reaches the console, while providing a convenient method of connector transition with the capability to run long cables.
  • Speaker level signals – The PDB’s ability to accept speaker level inputs from a power amplifier’s output allows post-amplifier, post eq and effects signals to be fed directly to the console. In this manner, a particular effect or amplifier sound can be sent directly to the mix.

Specifications
Frequency Response: 10 Hz – 50 kHz +/- 0.5dB @ +4dBu
Output Connections: 600 Ω XLR Output Jack
Ground Lift: Switchable
Input Attenuation: Switchable (0dB, -20dB, -40dB)
Instrument Input: 50k Ω
Parallel Link Jack: 50k Ω
Dimensions: 3″ x 5″ x 2″

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