November 2019

DI Box

ARTICLES

Fender Downtown Express Review

September 22, 2019
Three of the most useful tone tools for bassists in a tidy, variable-XLR-equipped box.
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Rocket Surgeon StarLifter Review

July 10, 2019
A combination preamp/DI with a host of goodies takes bass tone-sculpting to celestial heights.
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Victory V4 The Kraken Review

June 18, 2019
Packaging the Kraken amp’s preamp in a stompbox yields a flexible, malleable, and monstrous high-gain machine.
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On-Stage Debuts Compact DB200 Mini DI Box

May 31, 2019
The box transfers any high-impedance 1/4" source into a low-impedance (XLR) signal.
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Tritonlab Unveils the Equinox

May 29, 2019
A tube preamp emulator that uses JFET technology and a massive amount of headroom that's designed for bassists.
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Friedman Amplification Unveils the Mic-No-Mo DI Box

May 13, 2019
An analog cab simulator that might simplify your rig.
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Quick Hit: EarthQuaker Devices Swiss Things Review

April 25, 2019
Simplifying switching for switcher haters.
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Trickfish Trilobite Review

February 8, 2019
The name may suggest something aquatic, but there’s nothing watered down about this DI.
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Taurus Amp Announces the Vandall-500

December 27, 2018
The Polish-made hybrid bass amp rocks out 500W and includes both solid-state and tube preamps.
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DSM Noisemaker Unveils the OmniCabSim Mini

November 2, 2018
A mini power amp/cab sim pedal that features a wealth of features.
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Milkman Sound The Amp Review

September 11, 2018
This handwired hybrid amp is a powerhouse in a pedal enclosure.
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The 411 on Acoustic Guitar DIs

August 14, 2018
Crawl under the hood of the magic boxes that make you sound awesome through club PAs, venue mixing boards, and studio consoles.
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TC Electronic SpectraDrive Review

August 10, 2018
A true multi-tool for bassists that packs all the essentials for performance and practice.
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Radial Announces the AC-Driver

April 19, 2018
The AC-Driver is a compact acoustic-instrument preamp that features an adjustable low-cut filter and tools for fighting feedback.
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Universal Audio OX Review

March 26, 2018
A direct-recording tool that’s 50 percent load box, 50 percent modeler, and 100 percent awesome.
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Quick Hit: Cloud Microphones Cloudlifter Zi Review

February 20, 2018
The pro-audio gurus serve up a super-simple means of massaging acoustic tones through impedance control.
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NAMM '18 - Darkglass Electronics Alpha·Omega Ultra Demo

January 30, 2018
This respected relative newcomer delivers a drop-and-go preamp that’s enough to gig on any stage.
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L.R. Baggs Unveils the Align Series

January 11, 2018
A suite of pedals that covers a vast range of tone-shaping tools for acoustic players.
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API TranZformer LX Review

January 11, 2018
A pair of top-shelf studio weapons are transformed into one DI pedal that gives bassists formidable tone-sculpting power.
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Hotone B Station Review

August 22, 2017
A preamp/DI for bassists that packs a ton of essentials, but keeps the price well under two bills.
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