Product Code: RARADIALSGI44
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The Radial SGI-44 is a studio quality bidirectional effects router that designed to take the output from a wireless receiver and run the guitar signal to the pedalboard and back. Two SGI-44s are used with one positioned at the wireless end, the other at the pedalboard. Connection is made using standard XLR cables.
The first SGI-44 converts the unbalanced high-impedance guitar signal to a balanced low-impedance signal and the second reverses the process - thus allowing distances of more than 100 meters (300') without noise. To ensure optimal signal quality, the SGI-44 employs 100% hand-inserted discrete parts with Jensen isolation transformers to make up the class-A circuit.
Although less efficient than the chip based AB circuits that are common with today’s ‘cost driven’ designs, single ended class-A circuits are preferred by audiophiles due to the lack of zero-cross distortion. These deliver greater transparency and realism. To further improve the feel, the SGI-44 is equipped with Drag Control load correction. This allows you to 'dial in' the perfect load as if connected to a tube guitar amp using a standard guitar cable. To add versatility, the SGI-44 is equipped with a buffered tuner out for quick between song adjustments or can be used to split the guitar signal to a second signal chain if need be.
Built 'Radial tough' the SGI-44 is made in Canada using 14 gauge steel. An innovative I-beam internal frame protects the sensitive circuit board from outside stress which could torque the solder points and cause premature failure. Radial's innovative book-end construction creates recessed zones at each end that protect connectors, switches and controls from harm's way.
The Radial SGI-44 makes it easy to route guitar signals around a stage, in the studio or in a large venue while delivering the very best signal quality.
|Audio circuit type:||Active 100% discrete class-A with transformer isolation|
|Frequency response:||20Hz ~ 20kHz (-2dB)|
|Signal to noise ratio:||100dB (0dBu input)|
|Total harmonic distortion:||0.005% @ 1k|
|Inter-modulation distortion:||0.02% @ 1k|
|Input impedance:||Variable from 10k Ohms ~ 1 megaOhm|
|Output impedance:||218 Ohms (¼" unbal. output); 280 Ohms (TX bal. output)|
|Instrument input:||¼" unbalanced input|
|Tuner output:||¼" unbalanced output|
|TX output:||Bal. XLR output (Studio Guitar Interface)|
|RX input:||Bal. XLR input (Studio Guitar Interface) with gnd. lift|
|Drag™:||Variable input impedance control|
|XLR configuration:||AES standard (pin-2 hot)|
|Power:||+15VDC/400mA adapter included|
|Construction:||14 gauge steel chassis & outer shell|
|Finish:||Durable powder coat|
|Size:||4.25" x 2" x 5" (102 x 76 x 165mm)|
|Shipping size||5.25" x 2.5" x 11" ( 127 x 64 x 279mm)|
|Shipping weight||3.1lbs (1.41kg)|
|Conditions:||For use in dry locations only between 5°C and 40°C|
|Warranty:||Radial 3-year, transferable|
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