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Grace Design BiX Acoustic Instrument Preamplifier

Studio quality acoustic instrument preamplifier, EQ, DI, and boost
MFR# BiX

Product Description

In a few short years, FELiX and AliX have become the preamps of choice for discerning touring and recording musicians. From Banjo to bass players, they enable performers to perfect their stage and studio sound beyond what was previously possible. And now directly from this lineage comes the Grace Design BiX, which shares the exact same DNA of its bigger siblings, but with an intelligently streamlined feature set and a price that puts it in reach of any performer, whether on their way to the local coffee shop or the megadome.

Controls are dead simple – input gain, high and low shelving EQ, and a 10dB variable boost circuit, with footswitches for mute and boost. I/O includes the instrument input, separate send and return insert jacks, an unbalanced line output, and a balanced ISO DI output on XLR. For enhanced EQ control, rear panel DIP switches select between two different transition frequencies for both High and Low controls. And BiX is pedalboard friendly, with a 9VDC power input and a compact, rugged low-profile chassis.

Sonically, BiX is a carbon copy of its bigger siblings, with crystal clear, ultra-quiet audio performance. A better than 30 VDC internal operating voltage provides for incredible headroom. The highs are smooth and open, and the lows are deep and rock solid. The dynamics and tone of the instrument come alive with clarity and realism, which translates to creating a deeper bond between you and your instrument.

Features:

  • 1/4" high impedance input
  • Separate FX send and return
  • 1/4" unbalanced line output
  • Balanced XLR DI transformer iso output
  • 10dB variable boost
  • Mute and Boost footswitches
  • High and Low shelving EQ
  • Selectable EQ transition frequencies
  • 9 VDC operation
  • Over 30 V internal operating voltage
  • Pedalboard friendly design
  • 5 year transferable warranty
  • Made in the USA

Product Specifications

ConditionNew
Unit Weight1.2 lb
Tube or Solid StateSolid State
ChannelsSingle-Channel
ChassisDesktop
Input Connectors1/4-inch TRS
Output Connectors1/4-inch TRS, Analog XLR

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Love my uncomplicated BIX and the fast service at Vintage King.

By Dag G on June 19, 2021

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