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Live Wire PDI Double Shielded Heavy Duty Passive Direct Box   

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The PDI Double Shielded DI Box provides increased protection against noise and interference. Features 1/4" high impedance from instrument wired in th...Read More

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For instruments with onboard preamps, keyboards or, CD players.

The PDI Double Shielded DI Box provides increased protection against noise and interference. Features 1/4" high impedance from instrument wired in the panel. Makes no difference which is used for input or output. 1/4" high impedance goes to your amp when input/output is used as a loop.

Balanced and floating low-impedance XLR goes to your workstation or mixing console, and ignores +48V phantom power. The Lift mode severs ground connection between the input and the XLR output and ground remains connected in GND mode.

FEATURES
  • 1/4" high impedance input and output
  • Balanced XLR output
  • Ground lift switch
  • Double shielded to reduce interference
  • Heavy duty, all-steel chassis

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SPECIFICATIONS

PDI Double Shielded Heavy Duty Passive Direct Box

  • Weight: 1-1/4 lbs.
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Live WirePDI Double Shielded Heavy Duty Passive Direct Box
 
4.9

(based on 9 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (5)
  • Good audio (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Performances (5)
  • Professional recording (4)
  • Amateur recording (3)
  • Home studio (3)
  • Outdoor events / games (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (3), Professional musician (3)

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

fanastic direct box, fantastic price

By 

from louisville, kentucky

About Me Professional Musician

Pros

  • Clear Sound
  • Durable

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Live Wire PDI Double Shielded Heavy Duty Passive Direct Box:

      Pure and simple: A well-built direct box at a very good price. Absolutely transparent and quiet sound, and all the connections are rugged and metal. If you need a simple passive DI, this one is a fantastic choice. I've many gigs and travels with this DI, and it's performed flawlessly. It's evident that I'll have this little guy around for a long time.

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      4.0

      It works!

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      from North Carolina

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      Pros

      • Clear Sound
      • Easy To Use

      Cons

      • Limited Functions

      Best Uses

      • Amateur Recording
      • Events
      • Home Studio
      • Performances
      • Professional Recording

      Comments about Live Wire PDI Double Shielded Heavy Duty Passive Direct Box:

      The price is right for this product can't be beaten for what it does. If you're looking for a DI box with a bunch of wacko tech then look else where. This does what it's supposed to and converts your hi z input (guitar, bass, etc) into a line level (microphone level) input which makes it useful for recording electric guitar directly into a DAW with plug-ins rather than micing an amp up. This can also be used to send your acustic guitar with a DI out direct through the mixing board during a gig. Plus this comes with a Ground/lift which is useful for getting rid of any noise from interference.

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      5.0

      Great Value

      By 

      from Western Slope, Colorado

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Clear Sound
      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Amateur Recording
        • Events
        • Home Studio
        • Performances
        • Professional Recording

        Comments about Live Wire PDI Double Shielded Heavy Duty Passive Direct Box:

        A well built affordable direct box.

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        (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        useful

        By 

        from Shelton CT

        About Me Professional Musician

        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Performances
          • Professional Recording

          Comments about Live Wire PDI Double Shielded Heavy Duty Passive Direct Box:

          I'm well pleased with my purchase thanks MF.

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          (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great Product and Great Price!

          By 

          from Swainsboro, GA

          About Me Professional Musician

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Clear Sound
          • Easy To Use
          • Professional Functions

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Amateur Recording
            • Events
            • Home Studio
            • Mobile DJ
            • Performances
            • Professional Recording

            Comments about Live Wire PDI Double Shielded Heavy Duty Passive Direct Box:

            This is a very high quality DI at an affordable price. I also have Radial DI's and this particular DI is just as good. I highly recommend.

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            (6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Rugged and Solid

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            from Virginia

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Rugged

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Performances

              Comments about Live Wire PDI Double Shielded Heavy Duty Passive Direct Box:

              We bought three direct boxes made by another manufacturer that were very inexpensive. Well, you get what you pay for. Two failed within the first few months, and the third one is too. This direct box has the essential and professional features needed for live performances, and to survive the frequently setting up and taking down week in and week out. We setup/tear-down twice a week: weekly rehearsals and Sunday services.

              This box has a metal XLR connector, unlike the cheaper boxes which have plastic XLR connectors that loosen over time and wore out after several months of use.

              The two 1/4" connectors on this box are solid and the ground lift switch is a rugged power switch.

              Essential features and long-lasting components. Solid box, solid buy.

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              (9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Sturdy product

              By 

              from Arkansas

              Comments about Live Wire PDI Double Shielded Heavy Duty Passive Direct Box:

              I've used other DIs but this one has to be my favorite.
              This is definitelty a heavy duty grade product. When I recieved the package the first thing I noticed was the weight, then when I actually used it at a gig there was no noise and the audio was clean.
              Well built sturdy quality built product!
              Worth every penny!

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              (14 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              cancels hum

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              from NE-Ohio

              Comments about Live Wire PDI Double Shielded Heavy Duty Passive Direct Box:

              Most people will get this for studio help in cancelling noise or live performance with thier amps...
              You can also use this if you run a wire from your mixer to a powered speaker- this is why I use it-
              it cust the 60 cycle hum that my powered PA speakers were picking up by 90%- some set ups have a ground lift- if they dont this item will act as that lift.
              We all know that there are still venues out there that can cause a lot of problems with your live sound.
              For the money this non powered direct box has both xlr out and 1/4 inch out-
              + a ground lift. nice options.
              solidly built - case is not plastic.
              excellent value for dollar.

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              (13 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Live Wire Solutions best product

              By 

              from Richmond, VA

              Comments about Live Wire PDI Double Shielded Heavy Duty Passive Direct Box:

              I know, a direct box is a direct box right? Not so fast. This guy is road tough and is fantastic at doing what it needs to do while doing two things that are VERY important. Super quiet and no coloring of tone!The PDI double shielded box that I use run the board for conditions. From church worship to Football games without any issues. I would seriously compare this to the more expensive units all day long.

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