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Countryman Type 85S 2-channel Active Instrument Direct Box

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Keep Your Tone Alive With This Stereo Direct Box

Let's be honest, most DIs have a tendency to suck the soul (and sound) out of your instrument. But the Countryman Type 85S stereo direct box uses premium components to keep your direct sound sounding just like it should: loud, clear, and sonically sweet! What's the key to this magic? It starts with a hand-selected FET opamp that's interwoven with a single-ended class A circuit reminiscent of the classic tube mic preamp. The result is a warm and smooth sound that complements any sound source. Built tough for the road, the Type 85S can withstand virtually anything short of nuclear war. The Type 85S requires phantom power, but if your trusty 48V isn't available, you can get up to 400 hours of use out of a 9V battery. If you want a roadworthy DI that won't change your tone, get the Countryman Type 85S stereo direct box.

Countryman Type 85S Stereo Direct Box Features at a Glance:
  • Supreme circuitry for supreme sound
  • Phantom-powerable
  • Can also run on 9V battery

Countryman Type 85S 2-channel Active Instrument Direct Box Specs:
Type Active DI
Channels 2
Inputs 2 x 1/4", 2 x RCA
Outputs 2 x XLR
Height 2.0"
Depth 6.25"
Width 4.0"
Weight 1.2 lbs.

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