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Everything In Music - Since 1958
Everything In Music - Since 1958

DBX dB12 Active Direct Box

by DBX
Original price $177.72
Original price $177.72 - Original price $177.72
Original price $177.72
Current price $145.00
$137.95 - $145.00
Current price $145.00
Inventory Status:

► New - ❓ Out of stock
► Open Box - ♫ In stock
About Inventory Status


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In stock: It is in stock and available to ship or pickup. We can usually ship or have these items available for pickup by the next business day if they don't require inspection, special handling, or setup. Our pickup location is 11151 Veirs Mill Rd. Silver Spring, MD 20902.

📆 Preorder: It is on the way to our warehouse. We can't predict when preorder items will arrive due to current supply chain issues. If you place an order for one of these items someone will contact you to estimate the delivery date.

Out of stock: We don't currently have it available but you're not out of luck yet. We still may be able to get it. If you order one of these items we will contact you with an estimated fulfillment date. You have the option to cancel the order if you change your mind.

Special order: The item is so special that it needs to be custom ordered for you. Some of these items are works of art and have to be made individually. Orders for special order items must be prepaid and we cannot accept cancellations or refunds.

█ Sold out: We don't think we can get this item because it was either discontinued by the manufacturer or was limited in quantity. If you want or need this item call or text us. Sometimes we can help you track down the item through other sources or help you find something similar.

About Item Conditions


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New: The item is brand new as received from the manufacturer with a full manufacturer warranty. Instruments such as guitars, snare drums, drum kits, brass and woodwind instruments may be opened for photography and quality control inspection and may not be in a factory sealed box.

Mint or Open Box: The item may have been opened and tested but has been repackaged. The original packaging may have superficial issues but the item itself and any originally included accessories are in perfect, like new condition.

Display Model: These items are so cool that we put them on display in our legendary shop. The condition is brand new as received from the manufacturer with manufacturer warranty. Rest assured, these items undergo a very careful inspection before shipping.

Demo: These items have been on our sales floor for demo purposes and will likely show signs of use. The original packaging may no longer be included, but you can be assured that you are receiving an awesome item and an awesome price.

Used: The item is used. These item may have varying degrees of wear. Please read the description for information about the condition of the item. Used items do not carry a warranty.

B or C Stock: Factory refurbished. These items were purchased from the manufacturer in a refurbished condition. They will show some cosmetic issues, but nothing that would impact performance. Being that these are sealed from the manufacturer, we generally do not open these to photograph the cosmetic issues. They are guaranteed to work and may have a limited warranty or you may purchase an extended warranty in some cases. Please see the listing description for item specific information.

Condition: New

Get A Durable And Great Sounding DI With The DBX dB12 Active Direct Box

At DBX, when they do something, they do it right. So when they decided to create our new direct injection boxes, they didn't settle for the same old tired approach to direct box design. With the DBX name on the line, how could they? One look at their new dB10 Passive and dB12 Active direct boxes will tell you that these are clearly different. With their bullet-proof construction, and extraordinary audio performance to rival their looks, finally there's a direct box worthy of the dbx name.

Utilizing custom dbx mu-metal-shielded audio transformers, high-quality Neutrik connectors, and low-noise circuitry preserves the sonic integrity and true characteristics of the signal source. Both boxes include a pad switch that accommodates instrument, line and even speaker level signals. Take even more control of your sound by utilizing the polarity invert switch to set the phase relationship between the direct and mic'd sound.

As a professional, you don't have time for interference, so they've included a ground lift switch to solve potential hum and buzz problems due to ground loops. And between the combined shielding of the cast metal chassis and the custom-wound transformer, you can be doubly assured of a clean signal free from interference. All of this sits atop a solid, stable footprint, that will keep the box from being dragged around the stage, and the unique contoured underside allows secure stacking of multiple units.


SPECIFICATIONS

  • Premium Performance
  • Rugged Design
  • Stackable Chassis with Durable Rubber Foot
  • Gold-plated Neutrik XLR Connector
  • Premium Chrome Toggle Switches
  • Hi-Z 1/4" Input Jack
  • Parallel 1/4" Thru Jack
  • Transformer Isolated
  • Premium Shielded Custom dbx Transformer
  • Balanced XLR Lo-Z Output
  • 3-Way 0/20/40 dB Pad Switch
  • Flat/High-Cut Filter Switch
  • Output Polarity Invert Switch
  • Ground Lift Switch
  • Phantom Powered
  • Green LED Phantom Power Indicator
  • +48V Phantom Operation
  • Low-Noise Active Circuitry
  • Input: 1 instrument/line/speaker level
  • Input Connectors: 1/4" jack
  • Input Type: Unbalanced, RF filtered
  • Insert Impedance: 150k Ohm typical
  • Max Input: +20dBu (0dB pad); +40dBu (20dB pad); +60dBu (40dB pad)
  • Output: (Thru) 1 parallel from input jack, 1/4" Unbalanced, RF filtered
  • Output Connectors: XLR male balanced
  • Output Impedance: 150k Ohm typical
  • Max Output: 0dBu
  • Transformer: Custom DBX mu-metal-shielded
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz to 20kHz, +/-2.5dB
  • Noise: -105dB unweighted, 22kHz BW
  • THD: <0.01%, 20Hz to 20kHz BW; 0.005%, 1kHz

Manufacturer: DBX
Model: DB12
SKU: I210669-1-WHXE


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