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Active Direct Box

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From acoustic guitars to laptops, always sound your best with MDB Series Direct Boxes. Available in four different models, the MDB Series will give you the peace of mind that your sound will faithfully get to your audience the way that you hear it on stage.


Direct boxes are an essential tool for any stage or studio. They make it easy to get clean, low-noise audio to a mixer no matter what instrument you are using. Available in four versatile models, our ultra-affordable DI's offer the Mackie sound quality that you expect with Built-Like-A-Tank™ construction for maximum reliability. From acoustic guitars to laptops, be ready for anything with MDB Series direct boxes.


Great for active instruments like guitars and basses with active pickups and preamps, the 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.



  • 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


Type Active
Input Connections 1 x 1/4" TS unbalanced
Output Connectors 1 x 1/4" TS unbalanced
1 x XLR 3-pin balanced
Input Impedance 330 kOhms unbalanced
Output Impedance 150 Ohms balanced
Impedance Ratio 2200:1
Pad -20 dB
High-Pass Filter 120 Hz
Controls Pad
Ground-lift switch
Low-cut switch
Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20 kHz (±0.5 dB)
Signal to Noise Ratio 90 dB
Dynamic Range 130 dB
Total Harmonic Distortion 0.02% at 1 kHz
Power Requirement 48 VDC phantom power
Current <4 mA DC
Dimensions (H x W x D) 38 x 86 x 147 mm
Weight 0.4 kg

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