Most Popular Articles
Radial Engineering PZ-DI
Orchestral acoustic direct box
This direct box is designed to work with all types of acoustic and orchestral instruments optimizing the input impedance to match the pickup or transducer. The design begins with a three-position impedance selector switch to match load with the pickup. This includes a 220k ohm setting to warm up magnetic pickups, a 1M ohm setting to replicate a classic DI box and a super-high 10M ohm setting to eliminate the squawk and peaks that are common with piezo transducers. To eliminate resonance and modulation between instruments, a variable lo-cut filter dials out unwanted low frequencies. This also helps improve clarity for a better mix. Should the PZ-DI be called upon to interface a high output active bass or digital keyboard, simply engage the -15dB pad. A hi-cut filter can also be engaged to gently smooth out the over aggressive top-end produced by many active instruments.
Do you have experience with this product? Share your comments below.
Acceptable Use Policy blog comments powered by Disqus
[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Today in Radio History
The history of radio broadcasting extends beyond the work of a few famous inventors.
Read each issue online in our Digital Edition Format in your Web browser.
EAS Information More on EAS
The feed provides feeds for all US states and territories.
Need a calendar for your computer desktop? Use one of ours.
Information from manufacturers and associations about industry news, products, technology and business announcements.
Townsquare Media's WGRD builds a new studio for their syndicated morning show including video
Browse Back Issues[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Also in the September Issue
- Trends in Technology: Electronic News Gathering for Radio
- Tower Rules Update
- AM NRSC Measurements
- Field Report: FLIR ONE
- Small Remote Controls