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Mackie MDB-1A Active Direct Box
Mackie MDB-1A Active Direct Box

Mackie MDB-1A Active Direct Box

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Always sound your best with MDB Series Direct Boxes. Available in four different models, the MDB Series will give you the peace of mind that your sound will faithfully get to your audience the way that you hear it on stage.

Direct boxes are an essential tool for any stage or studio. They make it easy to get clean, low-noise audio to a mixer no matter what instrument you are using. Available in four versatile models, our ultra-affordable DI's offer the Mackie sound quality that you expect with Built-Like-A-Tank™ construction for maximum reliability. From acoustic guitars to laptops, be ready for anything with MDB Series direct boxes.

Mackie MDB-1A Features

  • The Perfect Match
  • Built-Like-A-Tank™
  • Premium Analog Circuitry
  • Get the best sound from your laptop
  • High-impedance 1/4" input with Thru output
  • Balanced XLR output connector with Ground Lift
  • Low Cut and Polarity switches
  • Merge switch allows connection of stereo sources which are then summed to mono at the output, perfect for stereo sources like keyboards and media players
  • -20dB pad ensures distortion-free performance when connecting to high-level sources
  • Powered via 48v Phantom Power
  • MDB-1A Active Direct Box1
  • Audio Performance
    • Frequency Response: 20Hz-20kHz, ±0.5dB [MDB-IA]; 20Hz-20kHz, ±20dB [MDB-IP | MDB-2P]
    • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 90dB [MDB-IA]
    • Dynamic Range: 130dB [MDB-IA]; 128dB [MDB-IP | MDB-2P]
    • THD: 0.02% THDF @1kHz [MDB-IA]; 0.002% from 1000Hz [MDB-IP | MDB-2P]
    • Pad: -20dB [MDB-IA]; -15dB [MDB-IP | MDB-2P]
  • Input/Output
    • Input Type: Female 1/4" Unbalanced
    • Input Impedance: 330kΩ unbalanced [MDB-IA]; 140kΩ unbalanced [MDB-IP | MDB-2P]
    • Impedance Ratio (Input to Output): 350:1 [MDB-IP | MDB-2P]
    • Output Type: Male XLR Balanced; 1/4" unbalanced (thru)
    • Output Impedance: 150Ω balanced [MDB-IA]; 400Ω unbalanced [MDB-IP | MDB-2P]
  • Power
    • Input Type: 48V Phantom [MDB-IA]
    • Current Draw: <4.0mA DC [MDB-IA]
  • Display LEDsFront Merge on/off [MDB-IA]
  • Dimensions (HxWxD)1.5x3.4x5.8" (38x86x147mm)
  • Weight0.8 lb (0.4kg)

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