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Mackie MDB (1P) Passive Direct Box


The MDB-1P is the passive direct box designed by Mackie for connecting a single instrument such as a keyboard, bass or guitar to a microphone for musicians while performing at some live stage performance or for the audio engineers in the recording sessions. The 1/4"" TS unbalanced input converts the high-impedance, instrument-level signal  to a low-impedance, mic-level output via its balanced XLR 3-pin jack. A simultaneous connection to an amplifier or pedalboard is allowed through the 1/4"" thru jack. It requires no battery or power supply due to its passive design. The input level is reduced by a -15 dB pad to prevent distortion when using a high-gain source and the hum that is caused by the ground loops is inhibited by the ground-lift switch.

Product Features:

- A sturdy steel chassis enables confident use in the studio or on the road.
- XLR mic-level output
- Hum minimized by Ground-lift switch
- No battery or power supply required due to passive design
- 1/4"" thru jack for routing to an amplifier
- When accepting signal from loud source, overloading is prevented by -15 dB pad
- Instruments such as bass, keyboard or guitar are connected to a microphone preamp


Barcode # 663961053982
Brand Mackie
Shipping Weight 0.4400kg
Shipping Width 0.145m
Shipping Height 0.071m
Shipping Length 0.175m

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