LR Baggs Preamp, Para DI

Original price was: $249.00.Current price is: $229.00.

External parametric 5-band EQ/direct box. The Para DI is a studio-quality direct box, featuring a five-band equalizer with tunable notch and midrange controls, adjustable gain and phase inversion. Our proprietary Quasi-Passive EQ circuitry is totally transparent and allows control over voicing without sacrificing tone — a big advance over conventional equalizers. In short, the Para D.I. Is engineered to bring out the best in any pickup.

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  • Adjustable gain for both passive and active pickups
  • 5 band EQ with tunable notch and midrange bands
  • Phase inversion for best sound and feedback control
  • XLR and 1/4″ outputs
  • Works with 9V battery
• Discrete pure class A FET input for audiophile-quality sound and very low noise
• 5 Band EQ controls include treble, presence and bass controls, along with tunable notch filter and sweepable mid EQ with 2 octave range
• Phase inversion switch for increased feedback control
• Proprietary Quasi-Passive EQô places synthesized passive EQ circuitry in a parallel side-chain with main signal for control of instrument voicing without sacrificing tonal purity
• 24 dB of adjustable gain for optimum performance and the lowest noise with a variety of input sources, including low output pickups
• Balanced XLR and unbalanced ºî outputs for use with an amp or PA or both simultaneously
• High input impedance (10 Meg) delivers the full potential of any pickup
• High current buffered output drives long cables into difficult, low impedance loads without fidelity loss
• Heavy duty steel box provides extra protection
• Runs on 48V phantom power or 9V battery, which provides 200 hours of playtimeSPECS• External battery compartment allows quick and easy battery changes
• Size: 5.6″ x 3.6″ x 1.9″
• Weight: 14.5 oz.
• Battery Type: Single 9V
• Current Consumption: 2.9mA
• Battery Life: > 200 Hours (alkaline)
• External Power: 30-48V Phantom Power
• EQ – Low: ± 12dB @ 85Hz
• EQ – Notch: ± 6dB @ 98Hz-247Hz
• EQ – Midrange: ± 12dB @ 400Hz-1.6kHz
• EQ – Presence: ± 6dB @ 5kHz
• EQ – Treble: ± 12dB @ 10kHz
• Low Cut Filter: Fixed, 12dB/oct. @ 35Hz
• Sensitive: -3dBu
• Gain – Adjustable: From 4dB-24dB
• Input Impedance: 10 Megohms
• Signal to Noise: -88dB, unweighted
• FX Send Impedance: 12k
• FX Return Impedance: 100k
• Output Impedance: 600 ohms 








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