Radial StageBug SB-1 Active Acoustic DI Box

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Product Ref: 40418

  • Radial Stage Bug SB-1 Active Acoustic DI Box
  • Active Direct Box For Acoustic Guitar
  • Ultra Compact To Fit In Your Guitar Case
  • Plug and Play - Easy To Use Feature Set
  • 48V Phantom Powered, No Batteries Needed!

Radial StageBug SB-1 Active Acoustic DI Box


The Radial SB-1 is a high-performance active single channel direct (DI) featuring an ultra compact design and legendary Radial audio clarity.

Product Ref: 40418

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The Radial SB-1 is an ultra compact active DI box, equipped with a 1/4" instrument input with a thru-put to feed your tuner or your on-stage amp. An exceptionally quiet active circuit design converts the signal from high to low impedance to reduce susceptibility to noise, buffers it and then balances the signal for long runs to the PA system. With 48 volt phantom powering, the SB-1 does not require batteries or external supply for operation.

The active circuitry features a carefully selected 220k-ohm input impedance, eliminating any issues with loading whilst delivering a smooth, warm sound to the audio system. This is particularly important when interfacing vintage guitars with low output pickups in recording or Reamping situations. The SB-1 is also equipped with a -15dB pad to reduce input sensitivity to handle even the loudest instruments.

Although extremely well suited to electric bass and keyboards it it also perfect for acoustic instruments. To reduce feedback, toggling the 180° polarity switch helps eliminate hot spots on stage that can cause low frequency resonance.

If looking for an incredibly compact single channel active DI box with a clean and warm audio performance, the SB-1 is a fantastic choice.


  • Audio circuit type: Active Buffer with Phase Splitter
  • Frequency response: 20Hz to 20KHz
  • Total harmonic distortion: <0.006
  • Dynamic range: >100db
  • Input impedance: 800K/23K
  • Maximum input: +2dbu/+8dbu
  • Gain: +1.3dbu/+4.4db Clip Level - Output +3.3dbu/+12.3dbu
  • Output impedance: 330 Ohms
  • Equivalent input noise: -101dbu
  • Noise floor: -97dbu
  • Intermodulation distortion: <0.01
  • Phase deviation: 25/12 degrees Maximum
  • Switches: Pad, Phase
  • Merge function: Automatic
  • Input pad: -12db
  • XLR configuration: + = Pin 2, - = Pin 3, Ground = Pin 1
  • Construction: 16 gauge steel chassis & outer shell
  • Finish: Baked enamel
  • Size: (L x W x D) 4.5" x 1,85" x 1.35" (114mm x 47mm x 34mm)
  • Weight: 0.55 lbs (250 grams)
  • Shipping size: (L x W x D) 8.25" x 5" x 1.75" (210mm x 127mm x 44mm)
  • Shipping weight: 0.8 lbs (365 grams)
  • Power: 48V phantom power