January, Winter NAMM 2018 — TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik returns to the 2018 Winter NAMM show at the recently expanded Anaheim Convention Center. The entire product line will be on display at Booth #15706 in the newly built Pro Audio hall. We are is exhibiting its NAMM TEC Award-nominated direct box line, which can be found in TEC Awards ballot under Production Essentials.
The TDA-1 (mono) and TDA-2 (dual) are newly designed active FET direct boxes that employ discrete Class-A FET circuitry coupled with a high quality transformer that provides the perfect balance between clean, high headroom performance and warm, saturated tone.
In the heart of each new direct box design are custom-wound output transformers by OEP/Carnhill, made in the UK. The circuit boards feature gold-plated traces for maximum conductivity and are hand-assembled exclusively with through-hole components providing a secure and reliable connection compared to common surface-mount technology.
The circuits are housed in an extremely durable extruded aluminum enclosure with recessed heavy-duty metal toggle switches to engage a -15 dB pad and ground lift. The rugged construction is virtually indestructible, able to easily withstand the wear and tear of gigging. The simple and elegant design approach delivers a new standard in reliability and performance for direct boxes.
Watch a Benny Hill-inspired parody of R+D scientists, as the TELEFUNKEN team attempt to destroy the Direct Box:
See the entire line of our microphones and the new DI Boxes at Winter NAMM Booth #15706