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Title: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Debbie Dunkley on April 06, 2019, 01:02:23 pm
I am helping a friend to program and set up his acoustic/ trigger hybrid drum kit for his new 80's synth band. He came over the other night with his Roland SPD and I was getting him connected up - we tried the easy/simplest method to go from his module to the PA just using 1/4" to XLR cables but we got some ground noise so I used my DI boxes which of course cured the problem.
He is about to invest in some DI boxes but before he does, is there another option for him that would be better than using all separate boxes?
Right now he needs 5 outs and is considering getting 2 dual channel DI boxes and a single channel box giving him the 5 channel count - is there a single DI box that offers 5 -8 channels - maybe rack mountable?
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Rob Spence on April 06, 2019, 01:16:09 pm
I am helping a friend to program and set up his acoustic/ trigger hybrid drum kit for his new 80's synth band. He came over the other night with his Roland SPD and I was getting him connected up - we tried the easy/simplest method to go from his module to the PA just using 1/4" to XLR cables but we got some ground noise so I used my DI boxes which of course cured the problem.
He is about to invest in some DI boxes but before he does, is there another option for him that would be better than using all separate boxes?
Right now he needs 5 outs and is considering getting 2 dual channel DI boxes and a single channel box giving him the 5 channel count - is there a single DI box that offers 5 -8 channels - maybe rack mountable?

Radial has 8ch versions of the JDI, J48 and I presume others.
There are also dual versions of several.



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Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Steve Garris on April 06, 2019, 01:47:21 pm
I've had great results with this brand:

https://www.audiopile.net/FDB-404
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Justin Waters on April 06, 2019, 02:37:18 pm
I've had great results with this brand:

https://www.audiopile.net/FDB-404

I have 2 of these racked with a small 8 channel patch snake on both input and out.  1/4" side to the brain on my edrums and the XLR side to the stage snake or mixer.  Have had them for about 5 or 6 years and havent had a problem. 
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Roland Clarke on April 06, 2019, 02:40:17 pm
I was working with Republica last night and the keyboard player had a Radial D8 passive rack box, absolutely fine with line level signals.  He loves it.
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Mike Caldwell on April 06, 2019, 04:17:12 pm
Whirlwind makes a four channel rack mount version of the Director DI box.

I've put a couple of those in some custom rigs guitar rigs I've built.
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: MikeHarris on April 06, 2019, 04:36:57 pm
Di drop snake.
Whirlwind made me a 8 channel drop snake 30 years ago when I wanted the DIs not stolen and not a mess of cables.
They can and will make anything you want...inexpensive director txfmrs to Lundahls your choice...your length
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Debbie Dunkley on April 06, 2019, 05:39:13 pm
Thanks everyone for the quick responses. Good suggestions here. It is all very well scouring the interweb for these things (which I did already but obviously not well enough - LOL ) but quite another to have solid recommendations.....
I will pass on these suggestions to my drummer friend.
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Alec Spence on April 06, 2019, 06:32:29 pm
Rackmount 8 unit DIs will do it, but are a little overkill.

Does he have a rack that would accommodate a 1u unit.  If so, then go for the rackmount option as a pretty neat fit.

If not, then over in the UK I'd be very tempted to get 5 Orchid Electronics Micro DIs (http://orchid-electronics.co.uk/micro.htm) and tape them together into a block.  A very neat solution for a pedalboard.

Or, of course, get the right unit custom made.  If passive is OK for you then it would be fairly easy to get a suitable sized case, fit 5 jack sockets, 5 XLR sockets and 5 transformers inside.  Nice and compact.
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Lyle Williams on April 07, 2019, 05:29:05 am
The company run by that Austrian fellow makes 4x and 8x units if there is a tight budget.
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: frank kayser on April 07, 2019, 06:15:05 am
The company run by that Austrian fellow makes 4x and 8x units if there is a tight budget.


This one by that "Austrian" fellow...
https://www.amazon.com/Behringer-DI800-Professional-Phantom-8-Channel/dp/B0002E50WC
$117.41
Active DI - I had one, and it was quite versatile, and sounded pretty reasonable on things like acoustic-electric guitars, keys, and such. It's still in use eight years later in my friend's rig.
If your friend needs five, the four channel boxes plus another DI is just more junk to forget at home or leave on the job.


frank

Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Mark Cadwallader on April 07, 2019, 12:37:52 pm
Debbie, your post says that your friend needs five channels "right now".  May I suggest that means he ought to buy eight channels now. Whether that is a 1U eight channel unit, or two four channel units might be an open question. I suspect that two four channel units (such as the Audiopile mentioned above) might give him a better cost-value than a more specialized eight channel unit.  Weight and size are other side of that coin, however.  Best wishes. Let us know what he gets.
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Debbie Dunkley on April 08, 2019, 11:55:49 am
I am seeing a few of the Pro Co DB4 units around used and this might be a good option. Has anyone used one of these? Also I see the DB4 and the DB4-A and was wondering if anyone might know the difference between the 2...
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Dave Garoutte on April 08, 2019, 12:10:44 pm

This one by that "Austrian" fellow...
https://www.amazon.com/Behringer-DI800-Professional-Phantom-8-Channel/dp/B0002E50WC
$117.41
Active DI - I had one, and it was quite versatile, and sounded pretty reasonable on things like acoustic-electric guitars, keys, and such. It's still in use eight years later in my friend's rig.
If your friend needs five, the four channel boxes plus another DI is just more junk to forget at home or leave on the job.

frank

I was helping at a club that had one of these and traced a problem to one of the channels. Moved the line over one slot and on went the show.  The eight channels will give you three spares unless the PS fails.
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Debbie Dunkley on April 08, 2019, 12:20:12 pm
I was helping at a club that had one of these and traced a problem to one of the channels. Moved the line over one slot and on went the show.  The eight channels will give you three spares unless the PS fails.

Mmmmm... I'm a bit wary of how much this one might color/degrade the quality.
I am by no means a Behringer hater - I have owned and still own a few items myself but I am realistic and I realize that some of their less expensive products are not so good....so where does this one lie??
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Rob Spence on April 08, 2019, 12:22:59 pm
I was helping at a club that had one of these and traced a problem to one of the channels. Moved the line over one slot and on went the show.  The eight channels will give you three spares unless the PS fails.

Why use a multi active DI where they all fail if power fails?

Go passive.



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Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Debbie Dunkley on April 08, 2019, 12:24:47 pm
Why use a multi active DI where they all fail if power fails?

Go passive.



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Good point and I ( my drummer friend) would prefer passive anyway.
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Debbie Dunkley on April 08, 2019, 12:30:07 pm
Because of this discussion I am thinking that it might be a good idea to get a rack mounted multi channel passive unit for myself if I can find a decent one at a good price. Perhaps place it in the D snake rack ( I have some room) and always have it readily available.
I do like being able to place the individual boxes I already own right where I need them but on the stages we play, a rack mount DI unit positioned right next to the stage box would never be that far away from the performers keeping instrument cables pretty short.

My friend needs something anyway because I will not always be the one to run his sound and he needs a permanent solution.
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Jay Barracato on April 08, 2019, 12:41:10 pm
I was helping at a club that had one of these and traced a problem to one of the channels. Moved the line over one slot and on went the show.  The eight channels will give you three spares unless the PS fails.
Because of this discussion I am thinking that it might be a good idea to get a rack mounted multi channel passive unit for myself if I can find a decent one at a good price. Perhaps place it in the D snake rack ( I have some room) and always have it readily available.
I do like being able to place the individual boxes I already own right where I need them but on the stages we play, a rack mount DI unit positioned right next to the stage box would never be that far away from the performers keeping instrument cables pretty short.

My friend needs something anyway because I will not always be the one to run his sound and he needs a permanent solution.
I would definitely reconsider the whirlwind combo drop snake/ di in this situation.

Plus they are passive. No power needed.

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Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Steve Oldridge on April 08, 2019, 02:39:49 pm
Why use a multi active DI where they all fail if power fails?

Go passive.



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Rob, I'm guessing that if the power fails, you've got bigger problems than losing your "active" DI's :o
Digital console, snake, amps, PA and all kinds of other outages will occur with power loss.
I see no reason to NOT consider active DI's if power failure is the only negative :)

That said.. I DO prefer placeable, passive DI's !!
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Rob Spence on April 08, 2019, 05:35:45 pm
Rob, I'm guessing that if the power fails, you've got bigger problems than losing your "active" DI's :o
Digital console, snake, amps, PA and all kinds of other outages will occur with power loss.
I see no reason to NOT consider active DI's if power failure is the only negative :)

That said.. I DO prefer placeable, passive DI's !!

I was referring to the above comment where there was a power supply for the multi DI set.



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Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Dave Pluke on April 08, 2019, 05:57:24 pm
I am seeing a few of the Pro Co DB4 units around used and this might be a good option. Has anyone used one of these?

Not the DI's, but I have Pro Co MS-42 (4 channel) rack mount Splitters that perform well.

As to the "A" suffix, I assumed that was a designation for Active, but that's not the case.  The DB4A might just be a revision to the original model.

Dave
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Debbie Dunkley on April 12, 2019, 07:15:38 pm
Well thanks to a VERY considerate  forum member, I am now the proud owner of a used but cared for Radial Pro D8. It is already installed in my DSnake rack and ready to go to work!!!
Thanks everyone for all your suggestions...

BTW,  the drummer  chose to get 2 x dual channel boxes and a single one - he preferred that they packed up smaller for him.
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Tim McCulloch on April 12, 2019, 07:34:49 pm
Well thanks to a VERY considerate  forum member, I am now the proud owner of a used but cared for Radial Pro D8. It is already installed in my DSnake rack and ready to go to work!!!
Thanks everyone for all your suggestions...

BTW,  the drummer  chose to get 2 x dual channel boxes and a single one - he preferred that they packed up smaller for him.
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So the drummer got his own DIs and you got a D8.  Remember that little talk we had about Gear Acquisition Syndrome, Debbie?  ::)
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Debbie Dunkley on April 12, 2019, 07:44:50 pm
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So the drummer got his own DIs and you got a D8.  Remember that little talk we had about Gear Acquisition Syndrome, Debbie?  ::)

yeah .... yeah I do Tim.....doh....
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Roland Clarke on April 13, 2019, 11:48:37 am
The D8, is a great device, great passive rack DI!
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Debbie Dunkley on April 13, 2019, 12:16:23 pm
The D8, is a great device, great passive rack DI!

I have to be honest - I don't own any other Radial boxes and I couldn't be happier to be able to offer something of this quality to players going forward at the PA hire shows we do. I like the convenience factor of being rack mounted too.
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Roland Clarke on April 14, 2019, 04:26:55 am
Although I donít own any rack mounted DIís myself, they definitely have a place for certain shows.  Iím terrible in the fact that my DIís are an old BSS 116 and the rest are Behringer DI 100ís.  They are fine for my requirements, Iíd be sick if I lost a Radial J48, and the graphics are not very long lasting.
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Debbie Dunkley on April 14, 2019, 10:45:44 am
Although I donít own any rack mounted DIís myself, they definitely have a place for certain shows.  Iím terrible in the fact that my DIís are an old BSS 116 and the rest are Behringer DI 100ís.  They are fine for my requirements, Iíd be sick if I lost a Radial J48, and the graphics are not very long lasting.

I have a couple of Whirlwind Imps and a couple of Rolls stereo DI boxes myself and they have been fine for my needs.....
I agree with your comment regarding 'losing' a DI box - they are so easy to pop in a bag or pocket and might not be missed right away. If one of mine went missing, the loss wouldn't be quite as bad as losing a Radial.
Having this D8 in the rack keeps it REAL safe!!
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Debbie Dunkley on April 14, 2019, 05:49:08 pm
I have the Radial in the rack configured as it was - XLRs to the front. I have the D snake along with it both mounted in a 4u rack with wheels. As the Gator 4u wheeled rack is slightly deeper than a standard 4 u rack to accommodate the wheel recess inside (and I have used 4 space),  I get an extra 1 u space.
Although it cannot be utilized for another rack piece (due to the wheel placement),  it works great to allow me to bring the power cord to the front.
This then means I don't have to remove the rack back at shows. I just place it on stage and pull the power cord out through the front slot - nice and quick. Thing is, either way I mount the D8, I have to have access to the back of it and would have to remove the back when in use - unless......
........I install a patchbay of sorts.
So... my question.
Is this a good idea?...I want to make sure to purchase or build a quality patch bay to make sure I get the benefit from the quality built into the Radial DI and I also need to know whether it makes a difference if the connectors are balanced or not as the DI is designed to accept unbalanced.

Hold on ... I gotta edit this... I was getting ahead of myself.

So if I add a patchbay, then I'll not have room for the cable anymore anyway so ....

I have another rack which is 6 u... I could use that instead and then still have the 1u for the cable ... there... that makes more sense now...
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: David Winners on April 14, 2019, 07:11:45 pm
I have the Radial in the rack configured as it was - XLRs to the front. I have the D snake along with it both mounted in a 4u rack with wheels. As the Gator 4u wheeled rack is slightly deeper than a standard 4 u rack to accommodate the wheel recess inside (and I have used 4 space),  I get an extra 1 u space.
Although it cannot be utilized for another rack piece (due to the wheel placement),  it works great to allow me to bring the power cord to the front.
This then means I don't have to remove the rack back at shows. I just place it on stage and pull the power cord out through the front slot - nice and quick. Thing is, either way I mount the D8, I have to have access to the back of it and would have to remove the back when in use - unless......
........I install a patchbay of sorts.
So... my question.
Is this a good idea?...I want to make sure to purchase or build a quality patch bay to make sure I get the benefit from the quality built into the Radial DI and I also need to know whether it makes a difference if the connectors are balanced or not as the DI is designed to accept unbalanced.

Hold on ... I gotta edit this... I was getting ahead of myself.

So if I add a patchbay, then I'll not have room for the cable anymore anyway so ....

I have another rack which is 6 u... I could use that instead and then still have the 1u for the cable ... there... that makes more sense now...

A hole saw and a recessed NEMA 5-15 could be handy here. Put the recessed male somewhere it won't interfere with the rack great and just plug an extension cord in to it.
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Debbie Dunkley on April 14, 2019, 07:24:48 pm
A hole saw and a recessed NEMA 5-15 could be handy here. Put the recessed male somewhere it won't interfere with the rack great and just plug an extension cord in to it.

Ooh yes - good thinking. That would neaten things up a bit too. I could then keep everything in the wheeled rack: install 8 TRS through connectors into the rack mount and a NEMA connector too........
So I still need to know if it matters whether the TRS connectors should be balanced or not...

Actually I could make it an IEC connector..
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Scott Holtzman on April 14, 2019, 08:08:55 pm
Ooh yes - good thinking. That would neaten things up a bit too. I could then keep everything in the wheeled rack: install 8 TRS through connectors into the rack mount and a NEMA connector too........
So I still need to know if it matters whether the TRS connectors should be balanced or not...

Actually I could make it an IEC connector..

Don't do the TRS through connectors, major point of failure.  You want to install panel mount jacks and solder the cables in place.  Also provide a bar below to strain relief the wire so it won't break off the solder.  You can then lace, velcro or heaven forbid zip tie the cable to it.
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Debbie Dunkley on April 14, 2019, 08:38:30 pm
Don't do the TRS through connectors, major point of failure.  You want to install panel mount jacks and solder the cables in place.  Also provide a bar below to strain relief the wire so it won't break off the solder.  You can then lace, velcro or heaven forbid zip tie the cable to it.

Thanks Scott. I'm good with soldering ... strain relief bar makes perfect sense.
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Scott Holtzman on April 14, 2019, 10:22:27 pm
Thanks Scott. I'm good with soldering ... strain relief bar makes perfect sense.

I remembered you had mentioned you like to solder before.

My biggest issue anymore is seeing.  I use a stereoscopic microscope designed for PC board rework but connectors are now a challenge. 

The ravages of old age.
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Debbie Dunkley on April 14, 2019, 10:40:55 pm
I remembered you had mentioned you like to solder before.

My biggest issue anymore is seeing.  I use a stereoscopic microscope designed for PC board rework but connectors are now a challenge. 

The ravages of old age.

I can sympathize Scott.... I sometimes struggle unless I use a magnifier ...
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Robert Lunceford on April 15, 2019, 02:24:30 am
Well thanks to a VERY considerate  forum member, I am now the proud owner of a used but cared for Radial Pro D8. It is already installed in my DSnake rack and ready to go to work!!!
Thanks everyone for all your suggestions...

BTW,  the drummer  chose to get 2 x dual channel boxes and a single one - he preferred that they packed up smaller for him.
Iím missing something here. What is your intended use for a rack mount 8 input di? What are you planning on running into it and
where will it be positioned on stage?
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Debbie Dunkley on April 15, 2019, 11:21:23 am
Iím missing something here. What is your intended use for a rack mount 8 input di? What are you planning on running into it and
where will it be positioned on stage?

Robert - You always seem confused by my choicesÖ..here are some earlier posts that gave my reasoning:

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"Because of this discussion I am thinking that it might be a good idea to get a rack mounted multi channel passive unit for myself if I can find a decent one at a good price. Perhaps place it in the D snake rack ( I have some room) and always have it readily available.
I do like being able to place the individual boxes I already own right where I need them but on the stages we play, a rack mount DI unit positioned right next to the stage box would never be that far away from the performers keeping instrument cables pretty short."

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'I have to be honest - I don't own any other Radial boxes and I couldn't be happier to be able to offer something of this quality to players going forward at the PA hire shows we do. I like the convenience factor of being rack mounted too."

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"I agree with your comment regarding 'losing' a DI box - they are so easy to pop in a bag or pocket and might not be missed right away. If one of mine went missing, the loss wouldn't be quite as bad as losing a Radial.
Having this D8 in the rack keeps it REAL safe!!"

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BTW - I already used the D8 on saturday for drum module and keys and it was really handy to have racked and out of the way.
I usually have the rack opposite side of the stage to the QU PAC at the back wall and utilize both for inputs.
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Robert Lunceford on April 15, 2019, 03:32:00 pm
Robert - You always seem confused by my choicesÖ..here are some earlier posts that gave my reasoning:

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"Because of this discussion I am thinking that it might be a good idea to get a rack mounted multi channel passive unit for myself if I can find a decent one at a good price. Perhaps place it in the D snake rack ( I have some room) and always have it readily available.
I do like being able to place the individual boxes I already own right where I need them but on the stages we play, a rack mount DI unit positioned right next to the stage box would never be that far away from the performers keeping instrument cables pretty short."

                                           ------------------------------------------------------------------
'I have to be honest - I don't own any other Radial boxes and I couldn't be happier to be able to offer something of this quality to players going forward at the PA hire shows we do. I like the convenience factor of being rack mounted too."

                                           ------------------------------------------------------------------
"I agree with your comment regarding 'losing' a DI box - they are so easy to pop in a bag or pocket and might not be missed right away. If one of mine went missing, the loss wouldn't be quite as bad as losing a Radial.
Having this D8 in the rack keeps it REAL safe!!"

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BTW - I already used the D8 on saturday for drum module and keys and it was really handy to have racked and out of the way.
I usually have the rack opposite side of the stage to the QU PAC at the back wall and utilize both for inputs.

Hi Debbie, I didn't mean to be critical of your set up. I apologize if I came off that way. I was hoping to gain some insight on how you plan to use such a device. I have seen DIs in this form factor and only thought them to be useful for musicians like your eDrum friend or a keyboard rig where you would need multiple DIs at a single location. My experience is that individual DIs are more practical as you can place them in close proximity to the musician that requires one.
I can't imagine running instrument cables from bass, keys, acoustic guitar, etc, to a central location and then running another set of instrument cables back to the musicians amplifiers. My understanding is you want to keep instrument cables as short as possible (10' max) as they are unbalanced, and the longer the length, the greater the chance of picking up electrical interference or acting as an antennae.
Something just occurred to me that someone may know the answer to. Let's say you connect a bass to a DI box using a 10' cable and then use another 10' cable to link back to the bass amp. Do the two 10' cables combine and act as a 20' cable? I believe the input and thru connectors on a DI are direct connections.
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Tim McCulloch on April 15, 2019, 03:53:16 pm
Hi Debbie, I didn't mean to be critical of your set up. I apologize if I came off that way. I was hoping to gain some insight on how you plan to use such a device. I have seen DIs in this form factor and only thought them to be useful for musicians like your eDrum friend or a keyboard rig where you would need multiple DIs at a single location. My experience is that individual DIs are more practical as you can place them in close proximity to the musician that requires one.
I can't imagine running instrument cables from bass, keys, acoustic guitar, etc, to a central location and then running another set of instrument cables back to the musicians amplifiers. My understanding is you want to keep instrument cables as short as possible (10' max) as they are unbalanced, and the longer the length, the greater the chance of picking up electrical interference or acting as an antennae.
Something just occurred to me that someone may know the answer to. Let's say you connect a bass to a DI box using a 10' cable and then use another 10' cable to link back to the bass amp. Do the two 10' cables combine and act as a 20' cable? I believe the input and thru connectors on a DI are direct connections.

I'm thinking use with samplers and "recorded enhancement" sources or keyboard players with big rigs; most of those situation do not involve a dedicated on-stage instrument amplification system.

That said, I think a separate 2 space rack with a 1/4" input loom, say 10-12 feet long and an XLR output loom/multi core that's 25 ft long would be an ideal package.  We use such a thing a few times a year, mostly on "fly dates" for the "unplayed by human hands" recordings where the performers are carrying the least amount of gear possible.  The extra rack space is for cable storage...
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Debbie Dunkley on April 15, 2019, 05:29:16 pm
Robert - No worries...I realize that the D8 won't always be able to replace individual DI boxes BUT will  be a useful alternative in certain applications - the DI boxes will still come with me to shows.

Tim - I might not find that housing the D8 in with the D Snake will work as well as I would like and I am open to making changes like the one you suggest in order to get the best configuration.
Each time I introduce anything into my set -up, I am always willing to test things out for a few shows and change things up if need be. I suppose it will depend on how many times I find myself having set up and wishing that the 2 units in the rack were split for ease of cabling/positioning etc....
Right now I am just very happy to have a really good quality DI unit for an excellent price and even if I never get to use more than 4 or 5  channels at one time due to placement on stage, it is still a worthwhile investment for me.
Ironically I do have an old Gator 2u rack case - wood body in carry case style - that I could use for the D8.

For now I will hold off making any changes to the rack i.e. patch bay install etc until I am sure.
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Mike Santarelli on April 15, 2019, 05:40:24 pm
A little late but the whirlwind multisnake has been real helpful.

https://m.markertek.com/product/wh-mltsn4x4-50/whirlwind-multisnake-4-channel-50-foot-snake?ne_ppc_id=1623264647&gclid=Cj0KCQjw19DlBRCSARIsAOnfReiByWNqCVZfANNgXr1FAFlK3-ePfp-Q_TgOOmjRu8h0y6sNCIg0EaUaAkdlEALw_wcB
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Tim Hite on April 16, 2019, 09:54:25 pm
Actually, you could make it a PowerCON, with a pass through. . .

Ooh yes - good thinking. . . .

Actually I could make it an IEC connector..
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Debbie Dunkley on April 16, 2019, 09:57:32 pm
Actually, you could make it a PowerCON, with a pass through. . .

That too!!
Title: Re: Multiple channel DI box.
Post by: Debbie Dunkley on June 17, 2019, 04:21:51 pm
As an update... I ended up putting the D8 in a shallow 2 space lightweight SKB rack I had - having removed the amp that was in it. The second space allows for when I add a patchbay. I have used it at 3 shows so far and couldn't be happier with it. If I only need one or two DI channels, I use boxes but 3 or more on one side of the stage - this works for me.