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Radial Engineering


Radial StageBug SB-5 Laptop DI


The Radial StageBug SB-5 Laptop DI is a high-quality DI that plugs directly into a 3.5mm output/headphone jack on your laptop, phone or computer and gives you balanced stereo TRS out - OR a summed mono output via an XLR connector. Excellent and sophisticated solution for minimising noise when connecting a computer, phone iPad etc. into a mixer and live PA system. Excellent for AV professionals, theatre & venue playback. 

    • Radial StageBug PRODUCT FEATURES:

      Stereo direct box for laptop computer
      Integral 1.5m cable with sidewinder cleat
      Transformer isolation eliminates noise
      Plug & play easy to use – no power required

      The StageBug SB-5 is a passive stereo direct box that has been specifically designed to interface your laptop, tablet, smart phone or music player with professional audio systems. Using the SB-5 reduces noise, enables long cable runs and improves the sound quality by properly matching the impedance and level of your mobile device with the PA or recording system. The Stagebug SB-5 is 100% passive and does not need batteries or power adapters to work, just plug and play.

      Audio circuit type: Passive, transformer based
      Number of channels: Two channels, mono or stereo outputs
      Frequency response: 20Hz ~ 20KHz (± 1dB)
      Dynamic range: 100dB
      Maximum input: +20dB
      Total harmonic distortion: 0.01% @ 1kHz
      Phase deviation: 2° @ 100Hz; 5° @ 50Hz
      Input impedance: 40k Ohms, unbalanced
      Output impedance: 2.8k Ohms, balanced
      Transformer: Custom design
      Input pad: -10dB
      Auto Merge: Sums left & right sources to mono at XLR
      Ground lift: Disconnects pin-1 at 1/4" TRS outputs
      XLR configuration: AES standard (pin-2 hot)
      Input connector: 3.5mm (1/8") integrated 1.5m (5') cable
      Output connectors: 1/4" TRS stereo / XLR-M mono merge
      Construction: 14 gauge steel chassis & outer shell
      Finish: Durable powder coat
      Size: (L x W x D) 4.5" x 1,85" x 1.35" (114mm x 47mm x 34mm)
      Weight: 0.55 lbs (250 grams)
      Shipping size: (L x W x D): 8" x 5" x 3" (203mm x 127mm x 76mm)
      Shipping weight: 0.8 lbs (365 grams)
      Power: Passive, no power required
      Conditions: For use in dry locations only between 5°C and 40°C
      Warranty: Radial 3-year, transferable
      Specifications are subject to change without notice.
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