- Route a Stereo USB Source to Mic Inputs
- Converts USB to Balanced Analogue
- USB 2.0 Type-B Input
- Two XLR 3-Pin Balanced Outputs
- 3.5mm Stereo Headphone Output
- Product: #52023
- SKU: MACMDBUSB
The Mackie MDB-USB is a USB-powered stereo DAC direct box designed to connect stereo a signal from USB to microphone preamps for DJs, producers, musicians, and audio engineers in recording sessions, clubs, houses of worship, and live stage applications. It converts a stereo digital audio feed at up to 24-bit/96 kHz resolution via a USB 2.0 Type-B input to low-impedance, mic-level analogue outputs via two balanced XLR 3-pin jacks. A 3.5mm headphone output is provided for easy monitoring.
Optimise your gain stage using the level knob, which adjusts the output volume at the XLR and 3.5mm jacks. The mono on/off switch enables operation of the MDB-USB in stereo or mono. Its ground-lift switch inhibits hum caused by ground loops. A sturdy steel chassis enables confident use in the studio or on the road.
- Connect the USB output from a stereo mixer, audio interface, or computer to microphone preamps
- Converts stereo digital signal from a USB connection to low-impedance, balanced XLR mic-level analogue outputs
- USB 2.0 Type-B female input
- Two XLR 3-pin balanced outputs
- 3.5mm stereo headphone output
- Supports up to 24-bit/96 kHz resolution
- Mono switch allows easy sum-to-mono functionality
- Ground-lift switch minimises hum
- Level knob controls overall volume to the XLR and 3.5mm output jacks
- Powered via USB connection
|Input Connections||1 x USB 2.0 Type-B female|
|Output Connectors||2 x XLR 3-pin balanced
1 x 1/8" (3.5 mm) stereo mini-jack
|Input Impedance||330 kOhms balanced|
|Output Impedance||XLR: 600 Ohms balanced
3.5 mm: 150 Ohms unbalanced
|Controls||1 x mono switch
1 x ground-lift switch
1 x level knob
|Supported Resolution||Up to 24-bit/96 kHz|
|Frequency Response||20 Hz to 20 kHz (±0.5 dB)|
|Dynamic Range||88 dB|
|Total Harmonic Distortion||0.01%|
|Power Requirement||USB, 90 mA|
|System Requirements||Mac OS
Windows 7, 8, or 10
|Supports||WDM, MME, Core Audio, DirectSound, and WAV|
|Construction Material||Heavy-gauge steel chassis|
|Dimensions (H x W x D)||38 x 86 x 147 mm|
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