Pre-amplification DIs
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  • Headway Music Audio EDB-1

    Headway Music Audio EDB-1 - "Headway Pre amp , any sound you like"


    This is used for double bass and also on occasions mandolin. I would say after experimentation one can control any feedback problems associated with acoustic instruments of all types. The sound is as good as anything else out there and much better t…

  • Boss DI-1 Direct Box

    Boss DI-1 Direct Box - "Good, but too loud"


    It's a good DI, but the output is really loud compared to other DI's. It works fine to roll off on a normal mixer but some inexpensive preamps on my scarlett 18i8 for example can't handle it's loudness, clipping all the way. The db-switch doesn't hel…

  • L.R. Baggs Para Acoustic D.I.

    L.R. Baggs Para Acoustic D.I. - "One of the best acoustic guitar preamps, hands down."


    Overview I purchased the L.R. Baggs Para Acoustic DI to make my $200 acoustic guitar sound like an $2000 acoustic guitar in live sound applications, and it gets the job done. I choose this particular unit based on multiple recommendations over the…

  • Radial Engineering ProRMP

    Radial Engineering ProRMP - "No studio should be without one"


    The Radial Pro-RMP is designed to take a line level signal and transform the impedance to make it useable with an instrument amplifier. The purpose is to take some of the pressure out of the recording process. This way the artist can work on g…

  • Behringer Ultra-G GI100

    Behringer Ultra-G GI100 - "Alot of Clipping !"


    -input amp (speaker out) - output cab direct - Speaker sim on/off - ground lift in /out -XLR out (DI) works with phantom power - 2X -20 buttons to attenuate Di signal UTILIZATION I checked with 4 different amps going into a RME Fireface 80…

  • A-designs Reddi

    A-designs Reddi - "You will get your money's worth"


    The A-Designs REDDI is a all tube direct box that has a level control on it as well as a ground lift. The price of the A-Designs REDDI is more expensive than the earlier models from this company but it is well worth the money. The A-Designs REDDI is …

  • Samson Technologies S-direct plus

    Samson Technologies S-direct plus - "been using it for 5 years"


    The Samson S Direct Plus is a phantom powered box that has a lift switch. It is only 40 bucks and it is very easy to use and set up. It is a plug and play device that has gold plated XLR balanced outputs. The bottom of it has rubber corners to preven…

  • Radial Engineering ProD2

    Radial Engineering ProD2 - "The AV2 vs the ProD2"


    The Radial ProD2 is a passive stereo DI that has a 15 dB pad. It also has a lift switch and for the price of 150, you really won’t find another one as good as the Radial ProD2 is. It is well made and built to last you a long time. It is made out of m…

  • Whirlwind IMP2

    Whirlwind IMP2 - "A must have"


    The Whirlwind IMP2 is a direct box that has an XLR output and a ground lift switch. The Whirlwind IMP2 is very portable and small, it can fit in the small pocket of a gig bag. It sounds really clear and can take your sound to new levels. The Whirlwi…

  • Rolls DB25 Matchbox

    Rolls DB25 Matchbox - "Simple direct box that lasts!"


    The Rolls DB25 Matchbox is a mono, passive direct box that converts an unbalanced, high-impedance 1/4 inch signal into a balanced, low-impedance xlr or microphone cable signal. It has a ground lift switch for hum elimination, and an attenuator contro…