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Radial JDX 500-Series Speaker Emulation Direct Box

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Radial JDX 500-Series Speaker Emulation Direct Box

The Radial JDX 500-Series Speaker Emulation Direct Box is a unique guitar amplifier interface designed to capture the tone of a 4x12 cabinet by either recording 'direct' or by interfacing the JDX via an amplifier head and cabinet. For the recording engineer, the JDX provides a very consistent tone which is both repeatable and easily re-patched as needed.

The Radial JDX 500-Series Speaker Emulation Direct Box is ideal for fast-paced recording environments such as film and gaming where take after take consistency is required. But don't let the high-speed production capability lead you to think compromise… the Radial JDX is used by many of the world's leading artists including heavy metal master Kerry King of Slayer, Rascal Flatts, Radiohead and Dimmu Borgir just to name a few.

The most astonishing results are obtained when patching the Radial JDX in between a head and cabinet. The Radial JDX captures the sound from the head while the reactive load captures the back electro-magnetic impulse from the loudspeaker. Advanced multistage filters shape the tone to emulate the sound of a 4x12 half stack. For quick tracks and overdubs, you can plug your guitar into a distortion and then into the Radial JDX and get a great consistent sound without having to move mics around or trying to manage variables such as room acoustics and amp levels. And with this new 500 series module, bass amps can join into the fun! Use the standard 4x12 emulation to capture the robust mid-range tone of an SVT or power-up the bottom end using the low frequency extension. Choice of 100 and 300 watt settings are available. The on-board low-pass filter gently smoothes the top end to tame overtly bright amps.

The Radial JDX employs 100% discrete electronics and transformer isolation to create the analogue tone and the 500 series modular format makes it super easy to Reamp™ a track and warm it up. As with all Radial 500 series modules, the Radial JDX is backwards compatible with older racks while integrating all of the new capabilities found in the Workhorse including direct connection to the mix buss and the Omniport , which in this case is designated as a direct box out to capture the live performance.

Plug & play easy to use, the Radial JDX lets you record without having to mic your guitar amp each time. It delivers tremendous consistency from track to track while producing the realism of 4x12 half stack cabinet.

Radial JDX 500-Series Speaker Emulation Direct Box Features

  • Guitar amp interface and cabinet simulator
  • Reactive load captures sound from head and cabinet
  • Direct record option for quick tracking
  • Delivers consistent great tone each time
  • Realistic 4x12 half-stack guitar amp tone
  • Guitar level input for direct recording
  • Low pass filter to smooth out bright amps
  • Exceptionally fast & easy to get great tone
  • Plug in an overdrive pedal – start recording
  • Get the same consistent tone every time
  • Eliminates mic bleed and headaches

Radial JDX 500-Series Speaker Emulation Direct Box Applications

  • Direct Recording with the JDX - Plug your guitar into some pedals, send the signal to the Radial JDX to take advantage of the advanced multistage filter. No amps or mics to set up. Instant gratification!
  • Using the JDX with your Amp - This is where real tone fanatics live! The Radial JDX Reactor captures the sound of the head and the back impulse from the speaker cabinet. You enjoy natural consistent tone.
  • Combine the JDX with a Mic - Capture the direct sound and mix it with a mic in the room for huge guitar tones. Move the mic around or combine the direct feed with a Phazer. Addictive!

Radial JDX 500-Series Speaker Emulation Direct Box Specifications

  • Technical Specs:
    • Circuit Type: 100% Class-A discrete, transformer coupled
    • Frequency Response: Custom multistage band-pass filter
    • Power Requirement: 80mA, +/-16VDC
    • Total Harmonic Distortion (THD+N): 0.004% @ +4dBu
    • Noise: -100dBU @ 1kHz
    • Intermodulation Distortion (IMD): >0.015 @ +15dBu
    • LF Extension: 20Hz
    • Low Pass Filter: Variable from 800Hz to 5kHz
  • Guitar Mode:
    • Input Impedance: 10kOhms
    • Speaker: Throughput from guitar
  • Amp Mode:
    • Output Level: +4dB nominal at XLR
    • Omniport Function: Mic level, 600 Ohms balanced output
  • Mechanical:
    • Shipping Weight: 1.5 lbs. (.7 kg)
    • Size: Standard 500 series rack format
    • Conditions: For use in dry locations only between 5°C and 40°C

Radial JDX 500-Series Speaker Emulation Direct Box Includes

  • Radial JDX Active Speaker Emulation Direct Box
  • User Guide
  • 3 Year Warranty

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