In response to pleas for durable, professional-grade mic/line inputs with multiple outputs for live sound, location recording, and broadcast, Drawmer has engineered the all new Kickbox 4x4 portable active splitter that will be showcased at the 125th AES Convention in San Francisco. Housed inside a rugged, road-ready carrying case, the Kickbox 4x4 accepts up to four XLR mic/line inputs and delivers them with uncompromised fidelity to up to 16 XLR line-level outputs. As with all of Drawmer's industry-leading products, TransAudio Group will import and distribute the Kickbox 4x4 in the USA.
The Kickbox 4x4's extremely high audio quality, robust build, and portability make it the ideal tool to provide multiple outputs for broadcast, press conferences, live sound, sports events, corporate events, or any situation where distribution of mic or line inputs to multiple outputs are required. Its four studio-grade mic/line preamps each provide phantom power, independent metering, and up to 66dB of gain. Its sixteen balanced output stages each provide a "transformer loaded" LED and the option of transformer isolation.
The Kickbox 4x4 gracefully configures to four practical routing schemes: one input to sixteen outputs; two inputs each to eight outputs; four inputs each to four outputs; and one input to twelve outputs simultaneously with one input to four outputs. The 4x4 supplies as standard in a road proof case with a removable lid for unhindered access to all controls and connections. A headphone input with selectable source simplifies setup and monitoring.
"The Kickbox 4x4 is a unique solution offering much higher fidelity than you typically find in this size package," said Brad Lunde of TransAudio, U.S. Drawmer importer. "Sure, other routers exist, but none come close to matching Drawmer's beautifully engineered package and proven reputation for long-term performance on the road. The 4x4's simple controls ensure quick and reliable setup for the widest variety of users, providing a higher level of audio quality in a wide variety of locations."