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Got a countryman today

Discussion in 'Live Sound [BG]' started by pjh2112, Mar 13, 2009.


  1. pjh2112

    pjh2112

    Jan 28, 2009
    Georgia
    I have been thinking about getting a countryman type 85. I finally ordered one today. I found a great deal on amazon.com for $89. Can't wait to plug it up. I know a lot of people like them, anyone care to share about theirs?
     
  2. Wow! Was that price for a new one?!?!
     

  3. My favorite for the past 15 years. Bulletproof, quiet and clean... exactly what a DI should be.

    HOP
     
  4. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    Great deal! I need to get one my own self. Hmmm...Amazon, you say?

    Bah...not on there now. Oh well, you got a deal.
     
  5. pjh2112

    pjh2112

    Jan 28, 2009
    Georgia
    yeah, it is used. Incredible deal. I love Amazon.
     
  6. Lowfader

    Lowfader

    Jul 11, 2004
    U.S.A.
    The Countryman is the only DI i use on my bass. I never had any problems & it's rider friendly too.
     
  7. BR Audio

    BR Audio Guest

    Apr 13, 2006
    Great DI, whenever you have a chance try the Radial J48. You will be very pleasantly surprised.

    take care
    Gil
     
  8. TimmyP

    TimmyP

    Nov 4, 2003
    Indianapolis, IN
    Don't forget that the Countryman is polarity inverting (pin 3 hot).
     
  9. svtb15

    svtb15 Banned

    Mar 22, 2004
    Austin,TX - McKinney,TX - NY,NY, - Nashville,TN
    I play it all. Whatever works for the gig. Q+
    I didnt know that.. Do you know why they do that.. The Alembic F1X also has an inverted Pin 3 hot.. and never knew why.



     
  10. TimmyP

    TimmyP

    Nov 4, 2003
    Indianapolis, IN
    I believe they both came out during a period in which Pin 3 hot was normal here, but other nations were switching to Pin 2 hot. The manufacturers elected to keep their products as they had always been.
     

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