Mackie MDB-1A

Active Stereo Direct Box

  • Suitable for stereo sources such as keyboards, media players, etc.
  • High impedance 6.3 mm jack input with thru output and 20 db pad
  • Balanced XLR output with ground lift, low cut and polarity switch
  • Merge switch
  • 48 V phantom power supply
  • Dimensions: 36 x 86 x 147 mm
  • Weight: 400 g

Further Information

Multi-Channel Unit No
Active / Passive Active
19" No
Pad switchable Yes
Gnd/Lift switchable Yes
Powered by battery No
Speaker Simulation No
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"Klein aber fein"
ARTIX, 12.01.2019
Using on daily basis.
Don't need to be powered (48V Phantom) in order to pass signal thru it so you can leave it plugged in.
Works perfectly with any guitar and bass, passive or active (pad switch helps when signal is too hot).
It is lightweight but feels very solid thanks to the metal casing.
I can't find anything negative about it, it just does what it supposed to.
Overall, a fine and practical for someone who want to record their instrument.
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Bronson, 17.08.2018
Robust, handy format, discrete design, rugged. Stereo channels can be merged together and only demand 1 channel on the mixer or amplifier. Works perfect on phantom power. Warning: always start in the lowest -dB setting since the output is very strong. Gives a clear sound with no losses in any frequency. Perfect for acoustic, low output instruments.
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Ersteindruck: überzeugend
Stephan P, 03.11.2019
Habe das Teil bisher nur ausprobiert und noch nicht ernsthaft eingesetzt, aber auf den ersten Blick macht Mackie hier ein sehr gutes Angebot. Verarbeitung sehr gut, gute und lustig gemachte Anleitung, funktioniert wie beschrieben.

Schön wäre natürlich, wenn Stereoquellen wahlweise auch stereo ausgegeben werden könnten, also wenn es die aktive DI-Box ebenso wie die passive Variante auch als Modell "2A" gäbe.
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Attention au Libellé
satch7613, 17.02.2021
J'avais besoin de DI stéréo pour des claviers, j'ai été trompé par le libellé : DI Stéréoactif, mais je n'avais pas vu que dans la description ils sont en fait monocanal!!?? est-ce une erreur?.
Du coup je les renvoie et suis obligé d'en commander d'autres.
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65 €
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