Current Issue : July - August 2020
Read Read




To The FREE Digital Magazine And Newsletters

Articles July-August 2020

Bay Owl Studios – Not Just Music by the Bay

Launched in February 2020, Bay Owl Studios was founded by Varun Parikh who is an audio engineer and had no significant musical influence while growing up. His first exposure to music came when he was in high school..... read more

Harman all the Way

India’s First Domestic Hotel Chain – the Luxurious MAYFAIR Lake Resort – hires Qubix Technologies to provide state-of-the-art, end-to-end Integration with HARMAN Professional Solutions. PT reports..... read more

ANGRIYA Cruises the Seas with Bose

Latest cruise ships are teaming with audiovisual technology designed to keep passengers awed and coming back for more. In this feature PT reports on the audio installation of one such cruise ship - The Angriya Luxury Cruise Liner..... read more

Sennheiser 75-year Milestone

June 2020 marked the 75th anniversary of the foundation of Sennheiser, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of headphones, loudspeakers, microphones and wireless transmission systems. Through these 75 years, Sennheiser..... read more

Adiyogi Divya Darshanam Continues to Raise Standards

Since it’s unveiling in 2019 by the President of India Shri Ram NathKovind, the Adiyogi Divya Darshanam has enthralled spectators from across the globe. In May this year, this one of its kind projection mapping..... read more

Shankar & Siddharth Mahadevan’s Lambodara Studios

In the March-June 2020 issue of PALM Technology, PT did a cover story on Shankar and Siddharth Mahadevan’s new studio Lambodara. Here are some more images of the new studio..... read more

Acoustic and Audio System Design for Small Rooms- Part 2

In part 1 of this series we defined a small room, introduced the concept of sound waves as they relate to phase shift and comb filtering, and even touched on the Haas (precedence) effect. In this article, we will talk..... read more

IRAA 2020 Goes Virtual

PALM expo’s concern to ensure safety from ongoing pandemic mandated cancelation of the 2020 edition of PALM expo and in the best interest of the industry and business, decided not to move forward with the expo in 2020, carrying forward the show to May 2021..... read more

Show More

Unika Pro Debuts New Box Series and Stage Series

Unika has launched the new Box series, which are Active Direct Boxes, and the Stage Series, which are Passive Direct Boxes.

The BOX SERIES includes DI-BOX2 2-Channel Active Direct Box, DI-USB Stereo Box with USB, DI-BT Bluetooth Stereo Box & ISO2X4 Passive Audio Isolator/Splitter. The Stage Series includes SDI-1 Single Passive Direct Box, SDI-2 Dual Passive Direct Box and ISO-2 Dual Passive Isolator.


The DI-BOX2 is a 2 channels active direct box, is easy to use, simply plug it in, turn on the power and it goes to work. Featuring 2-channel high impedance direct inputs for electronic musical instrument signal feed and selectable 3 steps attenuator for Hi-Z direct input.


The DI-USB is a high-resolution stereo direct box designed to convert sound files from a laptop computer, it is a fully USB 2.0 compliant, 24bit digital to analog audio converter and a direct input that lets you interface high impedance (Hi-Z) audio output with professional low impedance (Low-Z) PA and recording systems.


The DI-BT Box is a high-resolution stereo direct box designed to wirelessly pair with Bluetooth enabled devices and seamlessly transfer the streaming audio to a pair of balanced audio outputs. This makes it ideal for connecting a laptop, cell phone, or tablet to a mixing console, powered speakers, or PA system.


The ISO2X4 is a passive audio isolator/splitter designed to be inserted into the signal chain to block hum and buzz caused by ground loops. The ISO2X4 accepts unbalanced or balanced signals and is equally suitable for consumer electronics and professional line-level devices.


The Stage Series features a top-balanced isolate transformer and a cable-free circuit design with a sealed toggle switch with metal surround base. The input and output can reach an amazing +26dBv (+28.22dBu), T.H.D. is less than 0.0005%, and the frequency response is nearly flat.

SDI-1/SDI-2 is suitable for all kinds of high-level signals and instruments connected to the mixing console. The SDI-1 is a single-channel, passive direct box and the SDI-2 is a dual-channel, passive direct box for musical instruments and audio system applications.

ISO-2 is suitable for signal connection between different power supply systems to ensure the system does not cause potential difference and leakage. It is a passive audio isolator designed to be inserted into the signal chain to block hum and buzz caused by ground loops. The ISO-2 accepts unbalanced or balanced signals and is equally suitable for consumer electronics and professional line-level devices.

The Stage Series has a compact but sturdy body that can be easily carried or installed by musicians or system engineers.