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Type 85S Direct Box

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.

SKU: DT85S

$395.00

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.

Legendary

An industry-standard with road-proven ruggedness, the Type 85 is truly a legend.

Virtually indestructable

Armored inside and out, with a molded core wrapped in an extra thick architectural aluminum housing, our DI boxes are virtually indestructable.

Frequency Response20 Hz to 20 kHz (+/- 1 dB)
Noise (shorted input, BW = 22 Hz to 20 kHz):0.63 uVrms (-122 dBVrms)
Distortion (1 Vpp in):

THD (1 kHz): < 0.018%

IMD (10 kHz/60 Hz, 4:1): < 0.08%

Cross-Talk Rejection:> 105 dB (20 Hz to 20 kHz)
Power Options:

48 V Phantom (1.6 mA)

9 V Battery

Input Protection:220 Vrms and 20,000 V static discharges
Transformer Isolation Voltage:> 500 V from instrument ground to XLR output pin 1
Gain Options:

0 dB pad: -10 dB

-15 dB pad: -25 dB

-30 dB pad: -40 dB

RF Filtering:

Input: 250 kHz low-pass filter

Output: 30 kHz low-pass filter

Maximum Input Level (1% THD):

0 dB pad: 5 Vpp

-15 dB pad: 28 Vpp

-30 dB pad: 158 Vpp

(Equal to 800 Watts into 4 Ohms)

Input Resistance:

0 dB pad: 10 MOhm

-15, -30 dB pad: 10 kOhm

RCA and 1/8" inputs: 20 kOhms

Input Capacitance:160 pF (equal to 2 ft of low-capacitance guitar cable)
Output Polarity:Pin 2 positive (Note: the one-channel Type 85 is Pin 3 positive)
Dimensions:6.25" x 4" x 2" (152 mm x 77 mm x 45 mm)
Weight:31.2 oz (0.88 kg)