Passive DI Box With XLR & Jack - Ground Lift & Level Pad

Code: ADP-001
Availability: In Stock
  • Ground Lift Switch
  • Wide Frequency Response
  • Adjustable Attenuation Pad
  • Suitable For a Wide Range of Sound Sources
£18.95 inc VAT

The Passive DI (Direct Input) box for transforming unbalanced input signals, typically from musical instruments, into balanced 600 Ohm outputs. This conversion helps in minimizing unwanted noise and potential ground loop issues, thus making it ideal for long cable runs in a professional audio setup.

The unit includes a ground lift switch, an invaluable feature that helps in eliminating hum and buzz caused by ground loops. This can be critical when interfacing equipment that has different grounding norms.

The DI box also incorporates an attenuation switch with selectable 0dB, -20dB, and -40dB settings. This adjustable switch allows for precise control over the input signal level, thus preventing potential distortion and maintaining signal integrity across a wide range of input sources.

Connectivity-wise, it accepts input via an unbalanced 1/4 inch jack, a common connection for guitars, keyboards, and other instruments. This DI box also provides an additional jack for parallel link out, essentially functioning as a 'thru' port. This is particularly useful for routing the original, unprocessed signal to onstage amplifiers or monitor systems.

Lastly, the output is provisioned through a balanced XLR connector. This three-pin connector standard is well recognized in professional audio and broadcasting due to its robustness and capability to carry balanced signals over long distances with minimal interference.

Input Connections: Jack
Output Connections: XLR
Input impedance: 50k Ohms
Output impedance: 600 Ohms
Dimensions: 120 x 75 x 45 mm
Weight: 420 g