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JDX Direct Drive
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Radial - JDX Direct Drive

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Item #: R800140400
Categories: DI Box , Effects & Peripharals
Brand: Radial

DI with Guitar Amp Simulation, Presence Switch, Tuner out, Polarity-reverse, and Ground-lift The Radial JDX Direct-Drive is a unique and powerful device that emulates the sound of a guitar amplifier while doubling as a direct box. Unlike a typical direct box that merely transfers the sound of the pedals to the PA, the Direct-Drive simulates the tone and feel of a real guitar amp, producing a much more realistic sound. In other words, with the Direct-Drive on your pedalboard, you can do a gig without carrying an amp to the club. The design begins with a traditional guitar input and passive thru-put to feed a stage amp. This is then followed by a dedicated tuner output that is buffered in order to eliminate loading on the pickup or noise from the quartz clock. The guitar signal is then passed through a series of carefully sculpted filters to create Radials signature JDX tone. This is modelled after the sound of a Shure SM57 in front of a Marshall 4x12 cabinet. The Direct-Drive goes further with two more voicing settings: the first adds a vintage Marshall tube head character to the signal path while the second delivers a tone reminiscent of an early Fender Twin. The two amp tones can be further tailored using a presence switch for extra sparkle. The guitar signal exits the Direct-Drive via either a guitar-level output or via a balanced XLR to feed the PA. The direct box output is outfitted with a 180 polarity reverse switch to help phase-align monitors with the stage amp along with a ground lift switch to help eliminate hum and buzz caused by ground loops. The Direct-Drive may be powered using a standard 9V power supply or typical pedalboard power brick. As with all Radial products, the Direct-Drive is made to handle the rigors of professional touring with 14-gauge steel throughout. This not only helps prevent damage to the internal PCB, it also reduces susceptibility to noise from external magnetic fields.

JDX Direct Drive from Radial is 100% original and is available at NMK Electronics. Speak to our expert for booking a live demonstration. After sales customer service is an integral part of our business ethic and is taken very seriously.

Product Specifications

  • Type:Combo, Stack, 4 x 12 cab voicing
  • Type:Combo, Stack, 4 x 12 cab voicing
  • Analog Inputs:1 x 1/4"
  • Analog Outputs:1 x 1/4" (out), 1 x XLR (balanced out), 1 x 1/4" (thru), 1 x 1/4" (tuner)
  • Number of Channels:1
  • Power Source:9V DC power supply (sold separately)

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