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The classic Type 85 connects any high-impedance instrument pickup, even piezo pickups, to a balanced microphone (XLR type) input.
- It provides a strong, clean signal to the mix board without adding noise or distortion.
- It won't change the tone or volume you hear from your own amp like passive direct boxes.
- It won't break just when you need it.
- It won't develop a dead battery on stage because it runs on Phantom power.
SIMPLY EXCEPTIONAL SOUND
Each channel of the Countryman Type 85 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 85 has an incredibly smooth, sweet sound. Unlike many active DI boxes, the Type 85 can always isolate ground, even when running on phantom power, to help eliminate hum and buzz from ground problems.
PURE AND SIMPLE
The Countryman Type 85 simply works. Most mixing consoles provide 48 V phantom power, and the Type 85 will automatically use it.
If you don’t have phantom power, or if your phantom power is very low, the Type 85 will run for about 400 hours from a single internal 9 V battery.
We designed the Type 85 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.
Connectors and switches are recessed into a single-piece extruded case with extra thick walls.
You can literally drive a truck over the Type 85 without hurting it.
Internal electronics are moulded in epoxy and fully protected against electrical damage. The input can withstand 220 VAC and static spikes up to 20,000 Volts!
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