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DI Boxes For Guitars: Different Approaches For Acoustic And Electric
There are varying factors in play, depending upon the type of instrument...
By Peter Janis • May 9, 2019


When amplifying an acoustic guitar, the use of a microphone can lead to concerns about feedback as well as being able to adequately amplify the instrument.

With electric guitars, there are also concerns about the microphone adequately and accurately picking up the sound from the guitar amp, and in many cases, there’s also a desire for a quieter stage.

Both scenarios lead to the use of direct (or DI) boxes as an alternative. But note that when selecting a direct box, the choice is very different when dealing with acoustic versus electric guitars...

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