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Input connectors are both 1/4" jack sockets and an XLR socket, the latter meaning that the AR-133 can be used to convert unbalanced signals to a balanced output on XLRs throughout. The arched case allows cables to run back underneath the unit from the end for neat cable management. Input attenuation is 0, -20 or -40dB, making the box suitable for instrument, line or amplifier levels on inputs. On the output side, a ground-lift switch is provided for quick solutions to ground-loop problems.
The BSS AR-133 includes phantom power and battery supplies as standard. Should the phantom power from the console fail or be accidentally switched off, the AR-133 automatically switches over to the internal 9V battery providing uninterrupted use. This unit is housed in a rugged aluminum extrusion case, with robust polyurethane end-cheeks which give the AR-133 a very distinctive look.
- Switchable input
- 0dB for guitar-type
- -20dB for line level
- -40dB for speaker
- Matches the level and impedance
- with unity gain without
- loading the source
- Can drive signals up long cable
- Powered from console
- phantom power or internal
- Automatic switchover to battery
- if phantom power fails
- Parallel Link Jack output to feed
- amplifiers directly
- Parallel XLR input for
- converting unbalanced outputs
- to balanced lines
AR-133 Active DI Box Specifications:Input Section
- Input Impedance
- 1MOhm (pad at 0dB)
- 47kOhm (pad at -20dB)
- 47kOhm (pad at -40dB)
- Max Input Level
- +9dBu (pad at 0dB)
- +29dBu (pad at -20dB)
- +49dBu (pad at -40dB)
- Two Parallel 1/4" jack connectors and a parallel XLR connector (unbalanced)
- Tip Hot (+ve)
- Sleeve Ground
- Pin 2 Hot (+ve)
- Pin 1 & 3 Ground
- Output: Transformer Balanced
- Max. Output Level: +8dBu into 600 ohms or greater
- Connector: XLR3-32 or equivalent
- Distortion (THD):
< 0.005% at 1kHz, 0dBu output
Noise: < -105dB unweighted, 22hz-22khz, rms*
Frequency Response: 30Hz to 20kHz, +0dB/-1dB
- Main/Standby battery: 9 volt PP3 type, preferably alkaline.
- Current drain: on phantom - less than 7.5mA, on battery - less than 2mA
- Phantom Power: +20 volts DC to +48 volts DC
- Weight: 650 gms, excluding batteries.
- Overall Dimensions: 59 mm x 124 mm x 143 mm (2.3" x 4.9" x 5.6")
- Free Standard Ground shipping (48 contiguous states, some overweight and Used/Vintage items excluded).
- Orders placed before 3 p.m. ET usually ship the same business day.
Every guitar or bass you purchase from Musician's Friend (electric or acoustic, New or Open Box) includes two years of protection from manufacturer defects.
Our Gear Advisers are available to guide you through your entire shopping experience. Call or Chat for expert advice and to hear the latest deals.