Radial Stagebug SB-5
The Radial StageBug SB-5 gives you a passive stereo direct box for laptops and mobile devices. Compact and portable, the StageBug SB-5 is designed to accommodate laptop computers, tablets, and other consumer audio products when amplifying the signal through a PA system.
The easy way to connect to the PA
An easy to use professional interface, StageBug SB-5 allows you to connect any mobile playback device to a mixer or PA system. While a built-in cable and 3.5mm stereo plug connects directly to your laptop, smartphone, or tablet. Then, inside the StageBug SB-5 you’ll find a pair of custom-wound transformers that isolate the signals, prevent hum and buzz, and balance the audio. Allowing you to feed long cable runs easily without noise.
StageBug SB-5 also sports left and right 1/4″ TRS outputs for stereo operation. As well as a mono XLR output to save channels on your PA system. What’s more, the SB-5 works without any power required. As well as featuring additional ground lift and pad switches that eliminate ground loop noise. Preventing distortion from high-output audio sources.
StageBug SB-5 Applications
Using the SB-5 with a computer
If you’re using a computer, connect the headphone output from your computer directly into the StageBug SB-5 for quiet performance each time. While the sidewinder cable clear makes storage easy, ensuring you never lose a cable.
Using the SB-5 with a tablet
Alternatively, when portability is needed, the StageBug SB-5 works seamlessly with a tablet. Simply connect your iPad or Android Tablet into the SB-5 via 3.5mm connection and sum to mono via the XLR output.
Using the SB-5 with an iPhone
Finally, if you need to play backing tracks in stereo; you can easily connect the StageBug SB-5 to your portable music player or iPhone. Then, connect from the headphone out to your StageBug SB-5 and send a balanced stereo signal to the PA.