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Mesa Boogie

MESA/Boogie Stowaway Input Buffer

$99.00

Mesa Boogie

MESA/Boogie Stowaway Input Buffer

$99.00

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* Qualifies for FREE SHIPPING within the 48 contiguous United States.

  • Overview

    Stability and Consistency for your Input Signal

    The STOWAWAY™ INPUT BUFFER provides a quick and easy fix to the deep-rooted signal loss and inconsistent tone issues faced by guitarists due to; capacitive loading, impedance loading and mismatching, and changes to a pickup’s resonant frequency/peak, as a result of varying effect pedals and interconnecting cables. It accomplishes this by providing the weakest link in every guitar rig, the guitar itself, with a resolute load which segregates it from the many variables on a pedalboard and the long cable run to a back-line amplifier. It does so by converting the guitar’s high-impedance signal to low-impedance, which also minimizes its susceptibility to noise, interference, and even some of the switch “popping” associated with true-bypass pedals. As a result, the variations in sound and tone will be predominantly from the actual effect of the pedals, and not from a guitar related high-impedance signal issue.

    The buffer is a 100% discrete Class-A circuit with an input impedance and other finely tuned characteristics which mimic that of a high quality tube amplifier, and it includes an RFI filter to minimize the possibility of radio-frequency interference and noise. It presents a dynamically ideal load to a guitar that remains steadfast, resulting in a tone that is consistent, while still allowing the guitar to breathe, live, and react - like plugging directly into the front of a tube amplifier.

    SETUP EXAMPLES

    STOWAWAY™ INPUT BUFFER - SETUP #1

    STOWAWAY™ INPUT BUFFER - SETUP #2

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      • Features

        • Made in Petaluma, California with the World’s Finest Materials
        • 100% Discrete Class-A Circuit
        • Provides the tone & feel of plugging directly into a high-quality tube amp
        • RFI Filtering minimizes radio-frequency interference and noise
        • Provides guitar with a resolute load which segregates it from the many variables on a pedalboard and the long cable run to a back-line amplifier, for consistent tone and feel
        • On/Off Status LED
        • 9-18VDC External Power Jack Input (power supply not included)

         

      • Specifications

        • Input Impedance: 1M Ohm
        • Output Impedance: 150 Ohm
        • Buffer Design: Discrete Class-A
        • Nominal Operating Voltage: 9-18VDC
        • Maximum Operating Voltage: 20VDC
        • Typical Current Draw: 10mA @ 9VDC
        • DC Adapter (not included): WARNING!!! To avoid immediate damage and voiding the warranty, the External Power Supply MUST be 9-18VDC with a NEGATIVE CENTER and a 2.1mm x 5.5mm Barrel Plug
        • Weight: .267 lbs (121.1 g)
        • Dimensions (W x D x H): 1.42 x 3.98 x 1.24 inch (36 x 101 x 32 mm)

           

        • Notes

              • Now taking orders. Arriving Soon. Please contact us for more information.
              • This item qualifies for FREE UPS GROUND SHIPPING within the 48 contiguous United States.
              • MESA/Boogie products sold by MESA/Boogie Hollywood are intended for use within the United States. We are unable to ship any MESA/Boogie products outside of the US.