By PSW Staff • January 22, 2018 Telefunken's new TD and TDA direct box line. Telefunken Elektroakustik returns to the 2018 Winter NAMM show at the recently expanded Anaheim Convention Center. The entire product line will be on display at Booth #15706 in the newly built Pro Audio hall. Telefunken is exhibiting its NAMM TEC Award-nominated direct box line, which can be found in the TEC Awards ballot under Production Essentials. The Telefunken TDA-1 (mono) and TDA-2 (dual) are newly designed active FET direct boxes that employ discrete Class-A FET circuitry coupled with a high quality transformer that provides the balance between clean, high headroom performance and warm, saturated tone. The Telefunken TD-1 (mono) and TD-2 (dual) are new passive transformer direct box designs that combine premium quality components with a rugged construction to create a reliable DI with rich, warm character. In the heart of each new Telefunken direct box design are custom-wound output transformers by OEP/Carnhill, made in the UK. The circuit boards feature gold-plated traces for maximum conductivity and are hand-assembled exclusively with through-hole components providing a secure and reliable connection compared to common surface-mount technology. The circuits are housed in a durable extruded aluminum enclosure with recessed heavy-duty metal toggle switches to engage a -15 dB pad and ground lift. The rugged construction is virtually indestructible, able to easily withstand the wear and tear of gigging. The simple and elegant design approach delivers a new standard in reliability and performance for direct boxes. See the entire line of Telefunken microphones and the new DI Boxes at Winter NAMM Booth #15706 Telefunken Elektroakustik Tagged with: DI Direct Boxes NAMM Product Sound Reinforcement Stage Studio Telefunken · all topics Subscribe to Live Sound International Subscribe to Live Sound International magazine. Stay up-to-date, get the latest pro audio news, products and resources each month with Live Sound.