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4-Ch. DI Box Suggestion?

Discussion in 'Mixing & Song Critique' started by Recording Engineer, Feb 11, 2004.

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  1. Recording Engineer

    Recording Engineer Active Member

    Mar 4, 2001
    What's a good and reasonably priced (new or used) 4-ch. instument direct-box? I would be hooking it up to a transformer-balanced mic preamps on a console on a regular basis.
  2. AudioGaff

    AudioGaff Well-Known Member

    Feb 23, 2001
    Silicon Valley
    You get what you pay for. Since it is the quality of the transformer in the DI that is responsable for most of the work, the better the transformers in the DI the better it is and more expensive it is. http://www.whirlwindusa.com makes some of the cheaper ones.
  3. Doublehelix

    Doublehelix Well-Known Member

    Oct 7, 2001
    Also look to Radial (a Canadian company) that do some really cool things with multi-channel active DIs.
  4. Skeetch

    Skeetch Guest

    Been running an EWI ADB-404 4-channel unit for awhile. Clean and quiet and seems to help fatten up whatever gets put through it a little bit. Like it alot. There's one here:

    EWI DI Box
  5. Serge Belley

    Serge Belley Guest

    Yup, here is another one for Radial Engineering, this stuff is built for the pros. You pay a little more though, they use Jenson Iron.

    Their Di Boxes come in a variety of choices. They also offer a J-rack that can be used to mix diferent DIs.

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