Little Labs Red Eye3d

DI Box and Reamping

CAP2: 0 £349.00
£290.83 ex VAT
in stock

DI Box, Re-Amp Recording Tool.

At a glance

  • Simultaneous vintage transformer direct box and re-amping tool
  • Phantom powered super hi-fi buffered or passive direct box inputs
  • Compare direct and re-amped signal with one button
  • What-you-hear-is-what-you-will-hear easy re-amping operation
  • Easily interfaces pro gear with guitar gear and vice versa
  • Expandable for daisy-chaining redeyes to feed multiple amps or pedals
  • Rack-mountable 4 redeyes fit in a 1U space

The Little Labs Red Eye3d lets you Listen through your whole recording chain, from Redeye 3D direct box to mic pre to DAW (or tape machine), to Redeye 3D Re-amp, to your guitar amp.

In DI (direct box) mode the instrument / re-amp out on the front of the Redeye 3D works as a thru signal so you can simultaneously feed your guitar amp while supplying a signal from the rear XLR to your mic pre and DAW or tape machine. In re-amp mode, the instrument / re-amp out on the front of the Redeye 3D signal comes from the line-level output of the DAW or tape machine (converted to HI z guitar level signal) to feed your guitar amp. This simple way of listening thru the chain (re-amp mode) and being able to bypass the mic pre and DAW or tape machine in the chain (DI mode) makes level adjustments a snap. This also assures you a re-amped guitar sound that will be exactly what was heard when laying down the track.

The heart of the original Red Eye was a Little Labs custom-wound transformer. This transformer was chosen for its sonic characteristics and is made with the same core material and winding technique as the legendary UTC transformers found in many classic pro audio devices. The Redeye 3D features two of these excellent transformers for simultaneous direct box and re-amping use. We have also added to the Redeye direct box a very high quality, hi-fi, phantom-powered, high impedance (10M ) instrument buffer. When you are using the Redeye with sensitive passive or piezo pickups, this high-quality buffer assures no tone change from loading will occur. For those who use active pickups or prefer the sound of a passive direct box, you still have the option of plugging into the Redeye 3D direct box passively as in the original Redeye. The Redeye 3D sounds amazing and even if you never used it for re-amping it is an incredible value just as a direct box.

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