Red-Eye Musical Instrument Preamplifier

 

The Red-Eye is an all analog, handmade, high input impedance DI and clean boost. Designed and improved over the course of several years to meet the needs of performing musicians, the Red-Eye is crafted from the highest quality components available. Engineered by an electronics engineer with over 50 years of professional experience, the Red-Eye design focuses on high fidelity, low noise and simple plug and play performance.  This no frills precision approach to amplification offers a truly satisfying experience for musicians and their audience.

 Features:

     Input: high-impedance, 1 million ohms, maximum 1 volt peak-to-peak level.

     Low-impedance, balanced, XLR output, 600 ohms, will drive long cables to a mix-board. 

    Boost button with volume control for amplifying solos.

    Treble control to boost or reduce treble.

     Long 9-volt battery life (~200 hours). 

     Automatically uses XLR Phantom Power, when available, instead of the battery.

     Plugging an instrument in or connecting XLR phantom power turns the Red-Eye on.

     Automatic power check: Pwr Chk Light flashes for 1 second if power is good when preamp is powered up.  When powered up on the battery (without XLR Phantom Power) the battery gets tested and the flash indicates the battery is in the first ¾ of its life.

     ¼ inch output and input for accessory loop, suitable for stomp-tuners or effects boxes or for output to on-stage guitar amps or PAs.

     Internal filtering to reject radio-frequency interference from neon lights and cell phones.

     Small Size: 1.25 x 2.25 x 4.25 inches.  Weight: 10 ounces.


Red-Eye Twin Musical Instrument Preamplifier™ 

 

The Red-Eye Twin is an all analog, handmade, high input impedance DI and clean boost solution for musicians that play two instruments at the same gig. Designed and improved over the course of several years to meet the needs of performing musicians, the Red-Eye Twin is crafted from the highest quality components available. Engineered by an electronics engineer with over 50 years of professional experience, the Red-Eye design focuses on high fidelity, low noise and simple plug and play performance.  This no frills precision approach to amplification offers a truly satisfying experience for musicians and their audience.

 

Features:

    Input: high-impedance, 1 million ohms, maximum 1 volt peak-to-peak level.

    Low-impedance, balanced, XLR output, 600 ohms, will drive long cables to mix-board.

    A / B Stomp Button selects alternate instrument.

    Mode Switch allows playing alternate instruments or both instruments

    Separate Treble controls and Gain controls for each instrument.

    Boost Stomp Button with Boost Gain control for amplifying solos.

    Long 9-volt battery life (~100 hours). 

    Automatically uses XLR Phantom Power, when available, instead of the battery.

    Plugging an instrument in or connecting XLR phantom power turns Red-Eye on.

   •     Automatic power check: Pwr Chk Light flashes for 1 second if power is good when preamp is       powered up.  When powered up on the battery (without XLR Phantom Power) the battery gets tested and the flash indicates the battery is in the first ¾ of its life.

    ¼ inch output and input for accessory loop, suitable for stomp-tuners or effects boxes or for output to on-stage guitar amps or PAs.

    Internal filtering to reject radio-frequency interference from neon lights and cell phones.

Small Size: 1.25 x 3.5 x 4.5 inches.  Weight: 18 ounces.

 

Dee-Eye Musical Instrument Preamplifier

 

The Dee-Eye Instrument Preamp offers a simple solution for connecting instruments with high-impedance piezoelectric pickups to a venue’s sound system. Any passive or active instrument pickup is supported. Designed and improved over the course of several years to meet the needs of performing musicians, Fire-Eye products are crafted from the highest quality components available. Engineered by an electronics engineer with over 50 years of professional experience, the Red-Eye design focuses on high fidelity, low noise and simple plug and play performance.  This no frills precision approach to amplification offers a truly satisfying experience for musicians and their audience.

 

Features:

    Input: high-impedance, 1 million ohms, maximum 5 volts peak-to-peak level.

    Low-impedance, balanced, XLR output, 600 ohms, will drive long cables to a mix-board. 

    Requires XLR Phantom Power.

    Power OK Light is on when preamp is properly powered from the mixboard.

    ¼ inch output and input for accessory loop, suitable for stomp-tuners or effects boxes or for output to on-stage guitar amps or PAs.

    Internal filtering to reject radio-frequency interference from neon lights and cell phones.

    Small Size: 1.25 x 1.5 x 3.75 inches.  Weight: 6 ounces.