The Countryman Type 85 is a compact direct box that connects instruments with high impedance pickups, such as piezo pickups to a balanced XLR type microphone input. The Type 85 utilizes high quality components and class A circuitry to ensure pristine audio fidelity and lowest possible noise floor. A ground lift switch further minimizes noise and hum caused by faulty electrical lines. The Type 85 operates via +48 Volt external phantom power or 9 Volt alkaline battery. Pristine Audio Fidelity The Type 85 uses high quality discrete components into a single ended class A circuit resulting in smooth, pristine audio fidelity with low noise floor. Durable Construction Internal electronics are molded into a solid epoxy block and protected against electrical damage. The outer casing is a single piece featuring extra thick walls. Ground Lift Switch A ground lift switch eliminates noise and buzz caused by faulty electrical wiring. Voltage Gain Selector Pickup mode and Speaker mode switch allows -10dB and -46dB operation.
Number of Channels 1 Inputs Amp: 1/4" Phone Inst: 1/4" Phone Output Balanced XLR 3-pin Male mic level Phantom Power External: +48V Phantom Power Internal: 9-Volt Battery Multi Function Pickup mode: -10dB Speaker mode: -46dB Gain Range not specified by manufacturer Maximum Level Max Input Level: Pickup mode - 5 Volts P-P Frequency Response 20Hz to 20kHz +/- 1dB Noise .63uV RMS (-122dBu) BW=20kHz Dimensions 1.75 x 3 x 5" (45 x 77 x 127mm) (HxWxD) Weight 18.5 oz (.52 kg)
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