ART Dual RDB Dual Reamping Direct Box
ART Dual RDB - Dual Reamping Direct Box
Line Level to Hi-Z or Mic Level
The Dual RDB is the ideal interface solution for any application where stereo or dual line level signals from recording interfaces, computers, mixers, iPods, consumer audio or video machines need to be connected to XLR microphone or ¼-inch instrument level inputs.
Dual Re-Amping Interface
'Reamping' is a popular technique used by studio engineers and producers to enable a pre-recorded guitar (or other instrument) track to be sent out of the computer and back into guitar effect pedals or guitar amps, to achieve a desired sound.
To be able to re-amp, simply record an electric guitar via a DI box, instead of using a mic in front of the guitarist's amp. Though note that you may wish to allow the guitarist to use and listen to their amp while recording, to ensure the musician has the right 'feel' while playing.
Transformer Isolated Outputs
The unit has two high quality isolation transformers that prevent ground loops when connecting various pieces of equipment together.
Full Range Frequency and Variable Gain
The Dual RDB's variable level controls allow volume control to be set at the source rather than in the studio, AV room, audio closet or installation rack. A 20Hz to 20kHz frequency response ensures the Dual RDB will function transparently with any high quality audio source.
- Re-amping interface
- Line level direct box
ART (acronym: Applied Research & Technology) are renowned for producing devices that feature unique gadgets and functions that make you think "Why hasn't anyone thought of that before?"
- Dual ¼-inch TRS and XLR balanced line level inputs
- Transformer isolated XLR balanced microphone level outputs
- Transformer isolated ¼-inch TRS balanced instrument level outputs
- 20Hz to 20kHz Frequency Response
- Variable Level Controls with Mute
- Channel Two source selectable between Channel One or Channel Two Input
- Channel Two output phase switch
Everything you need to reamp!By: Sam on 27 November 2017I struggled to find many reviews on the ART DUAL RDB, and it made me wary as I suspected people were avoiding this product for some reason. I think that reason may be ignorance of the product itself. It's built really solid. And is crystal clear both as a DI and a reamp box. The ability to select inputs and invert phase is just icing on the cake. At its price it's a monumental steal. Anybody doing home recording should own one. I've done númerous reamps of both guitar and drums out of the back of my fire studio project and the results are fantastic. The only problem with the product is the lack of a manual the goes into detail on how to use it effectively. Other than that one of the most vital units I've purchased for recording. Don't question it, just buy it.
By: Alan Doyle on 11 July 2014Incredibly rugged and flexible at an amazing price. Sound is crystal clear with no artefacts. Plus it's two in one in every sense - 2 channels with signal split option, and 2 boxes in one - reamp and DI !! This is one amazing value box that's a must buy for your kit bag !