The Type 85S is a two-channel version of the classic Type 85 FET direct box. With several input connector options, a huge dynamic range, and three pad settings, the Type 85S is an excellent choice for a wide variety of stereo or two-channel applications.
Each channel of the Type 85S uses only hand-selected high-quality discrete components woven into a single-ended Class A circuit, much like a classic tube microphone preamp. The Type 85S has an incredibly smooth, sweet sound. Unlike many active DI boxes, the Type 85S can always isolate ground, even when running on phantom power, to help eliminate hum and buzz from ground problems.
The Type 85S simply works. Most mixing consoles provide 48 V phantom power, and the Type 85S will automatically use it. If you don’t have phantom power, or if your phantom power is very low, the Type 85S will run for about 130 hours from a single internal 9 V battery. We designed the Type 85S so that you only need to provide phantom to Channel A to power the unit. The Type 85 doesn’t have roll off switches or effects. Adjusting the frequency content of a sound source is an artistic decision best done at the mixing location where you can hear the results and easily make changes.
Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz (+/- 1 dB)
Noise (Shorted Input): 0.63 uVrms (-122 dBVrms)
Distortion (1 VPP in): THD (1 kHz): < 0.018%
IMD (10 kHz/60 Hz, 4:1): < 0.08%
Power Options: 48 V Phantom (0.4 mA) / 9 V Battery (400 hours on a typical alkaline)
Input Protection: 220 Vrms and 20,000 V static discharges
Pickup mode: -10 dB
Speaker mode: -46 dB
Input: 250 kHz low-pass filter
Output: 30 kHz low-pass filter
Maximum Input Level (1% THD): Pickup mode: 5 Vpp
Speaker mode: 300 Vpp (Equal to 2,800 Watts into 4 Ohms)
Input Resistance: Pickup mode: 10 MOhm (10 times the input impedance of a typical guitar amplifier)
Input Capacitance: 160 pF (equal to 2 m of low-capacitance guitar cable)
Dimensions: (127 mm x 77 mm x 45 mm)
Weight: (0.52 kg)
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