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Zoom AC-3 Acoustic Creator Direct Box
Zoom AC-3 Acoustic Creator Direct Box

Zoom AC-3 Acoustic Creator Direct Box

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The AC-3 Acoustic Creator is an improved direct box with essential DI features that assist you in accomplishing extraordinary tone regardless of where you play. The AC-3 is equipped with an effects generator, stereo outputs, and a compressor. With these features plus the same high-quality preamp and 3-band EQ as the AC-2, the AC-3 is an all-in-one acoustic toolkit that's perfect for live performance and studio.

The AC-3 provides essential DI features right at your fingertips. Its high-quality preamp supports your signal and aids in restoring your true acoustic sound. In addition, its 3-band EQ lets you rapidly make adjustments to refine your tone.

To add depth and color to your tone, AC-3 also features the best effects designed for acoustics to date. Choose from 9 different effects such as delay, chorus, and reverb, each of which has with adjustable parameters for fine-tuning your sound.

Zoom AC-3 Features

  • 16 source guitar type/body presets for accurate tone re-creation
  • 15 target guitar type/body presets for tonal refinement
  • ¼" input
  • Two XLR balanced outs
  • Two ¼" outputs for mono or stereo connection to guitar amps, headphones, and audio interfaces
  • High-quality, low noise preamp
  • 9 effects with adjustable parameters
  • Piezo/magnetic input pickup select
  • Built-in compressor
  • 3-band equalizer
  • Input and output gain/sensitivity adjustable via single volume knob (patent pending)
  • Clipping indicator
  • Anti-feedback control
  • Boost switch for up to 9 dB of additional gain
  • Built-in chromatic visual-LED tuner
  • USB connection for firmware updates
  • Dual output jacks for connection to guitar amps and mono or stereo PA systems
  • Three power options: 2 x AA batteries, the included Zoom AD-16 power adapter (9V DC in), or bus power via micro-USB port
  • AC-3 acoustic creator direct box1
  • AD-16 AC adapter1
  • Source Guitars16 types
  • Target Guitars15 types
  • Effect Types9 types
  • Sampling Frequency44.1kHz
  • A/D Conversion24-bit with 128x oversampling
  • D/A Conversion24-bit with 128x oversampling
  • Signal Processing32-bit
  • Frequency Characteristics20Hz - 20,000Hz (+1 dB/-3 dB) (10 kΩ load)
  • Input
    • Standard mono phone jack
    • Rated input level: -20 dBu
    • Input Impedance: 10 MΩ
  • Outputs
    • L/Mono/Phones
      • Standard stereo phone jack
      • Combined line/headphones max. output level: Line +7 dBu (10 kΩ or more output impedance) Headphones 8 mW + 8 mW (32 Ω load)
    • R
      • Standard mono phone jack max. output level: Line +7 dBu (10 kΩ or more output impedance)
    • Balanced Out-L
      • XLR jack Output impedance: 100 Ω (HOT-GND, COLD-GND), 200 Ω (HOT-COLD) PRE/POST (switchable) GND LIFT (switchable)
    • Balanced Out-R
      • XLR jack Output impedance: 100 Ω (HOT-GND, COLD-GND), 200 Ω (HOT-COLD) GND LIFT (switchable)
  • Equivalent Input Noise120 dBu
  • Noise Floor (residual noise)-100 dBu
  • Control InputFS01 input
  • PowerAC adapter 9 V DC 500 mA center negative (can also be used with 2 AA batteries)
  • Dimensions (DxWxH)6.22" x 4.21" x 2.04"
  • Weight2.5 pounds

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