Mackie MDB-1A
Active Stereo Direct Box

OUR PART #  MDB-1A


Great for active instruments like guitars and basses with active pickups and preamps, the Mackie MDB-1A Active DI features increased headroom and distortion-free operation. Featuring a 1/4" high-impedance input and thru with -20db pad plus a Merge switch that turns the Thru jack into a second input, perfect for summing a stereo source to a mono output. The balanced XLR output features switches for Polarity, Low Cut, and Ground Lift. For maximum convenience, the MDB-1A is powered by 48v phantom power.

Mackie MDB-1A Features:

  • Active circuitry offers higher headroom for increased noise and distortion performance
  • High-impedance 1/4" input with Thru output
  • Balanced XLR output with Ground Lift
  • Low Cut and Polarity switches
  • Merge switch allows connection of stereo sources which are then summed to mono at the output, perfect for stereo sources like keyboards media players
  • -20dB pad ensures distortion-free performance when connecting to high-level sources
  • Powered via 48v Phantom Power
  • Built-Like-A-Tank™ construction
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