Over thirty-five years ago, Carl Countryman started crafting custom gear for touring rock bands and performers like the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, and the Rolling Stones. Today, our family business is an industry-leading manufacturer of legendary direct boxes and ultra-miniature microphones, with the same goal of serving audio professionals all over the world with personal attention and exceptional quality. We invent, design, manufacture, and test it all in Menlo Park, California.