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SMD Distortion Detector Plus (DD-1+)

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  • SMD Distortion Detector Plus DD-1+
  • SMD Distortion Detector Plus DD-1+
  • SMD Distortion Detector Plus DD-1+
  • SMD Distortion Detector Plus DD-1+
MSRP: $312.99
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The SMD Distortion Detector Plus (DD-1+) is a must-have tool for audio installers and enthusiasts alike. Its primary function is to ensure that the gain of an audio amplifier matches perfectly with the output level of the source unit, allowing for precise and efficient audio setup. Additionally, it can detect distortion in the audio signal caused by faulty equipment or poor design.

One of the standout features of the DD-1+ is its ability to set audio system gain overlap continuously and variably from 0.0dB to 15.0dB in 0.1dB increments. This level of adjustability enables even more precise tuning of the audio system. Additionally, the DD-1+ can check the gain overlap of an audio system without needing any adjustments to the existing settings, keeping the installation undisturbed. It can also verify that the gain overlap remains untouched after it has been set.

The DD-1+ boasts our Patent Pending Distortion Detection system, a digital microcontroller, and proprietary firmware. With a maximum input of 200V, it can handle high-powered audio systems. The included quasi-RMS voltmeter can detect clipping at any frequency, ensuring distortion-free audio signals.

When you purchase the DD-1+, you'll receive the Distortion Detector PLUS itself, a protective silicon rubber boot for enhanced durability, a calibrated Test tone CD, a harness for easy connectivity, and an owner's manual. We take pride in our products, and we want our customers to feel a sense of ownership and satisfaction.

The DD-1+ is meticulously designed to provide users with a precision tool that will serve them reliably for years to come. Its compact size and lightweight design make it easy to carry and store, while its rugged construction ensures durability in any situation.

The DD-1+ distinguishes itself from other distortion detectors on the market with its specifications. With a distortion detection trigger level of over 1.0% Harmonic Distortion, it can accurately identify and measure distortion in the audio signal. Its operating range of input signal is an impressive 1.2Vrms to 200Vrms (40,000 Watts at 1ohm), making it suitable for a wide range of audio systems. The DD-1+ also includes features such as a low battery LED trigger, an auto-shutoff timer, and a battery self-test, providing convenience and peace of mind.

For more information and documentation, please refer to the owner's manual and the DD-1+ Test Disc Read Me, both available as PDFs for your convenience.
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