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Re: Guitar Preamps (Was: Guitars, Loopers and Filter Factory Queens)

I'm going to +1 this recommendation (Fishman Pro EQ Platinum).  I played 
in a band with an acoustic guitar player who used one, and it sounded 
gorgeous every time.  Excellent control of tone and feedback in a live 
acoustic guitar situation - never had a problem getting good tone and 
preventing feedback.

Todd Pafford wrote:
> On the less expensive side, I love my Fishman Pro EQ Platinum and it
> just so happens that zZounds is running a great sale on them.  Check
> out <http://www.zzounds.com/item--FSMPEQP>
> Todd
> On 4/4/06, Kevin <kevin@thenettles.com> wrote:
>> Hi Richard,
>> Thanks for the tips!  Yes, I'm from Oregon and I already use K&K
>> pickups on some of my acoustic stuff.  I was even K&K Artist of the
>> month at one point:
>> http://www.kksound.com/aotm/artistofthemonth0203.html
>> I've also got a K&K Pure Western in my main guitar. And I also have
>> the K&K Pure preamp although I hardly ever need to use it.
>> However I still need a good preamp for the electric guitar stuff I do
>> with my acoustic.  I use the Dean Markley ProMag magnetic pickup in
>> my sound hole for the electric sounds for when I want to sound like a
>> horn or strings.  Hence my question about the preamps folks use.  I'm
>> aware of all the high-end systems but all the gear I use has to pay
>> its keep so I tend towards the cheap, sturdy and great sounding
>> stuff.  I also have an old electric guitar that I'd like to bring up
>> to line level after the effects chain but before the looper and filter.
>> Thanks,
>> Kevin
>> www.TheNettles.com
>> At 06:39 AM 4/4/2006, you wrote:
>>> You're there in Oregon, right?  Get the Trinity Plus pickup from K&K
>>> Sound in Coos Bay (I think it's Coos Bay).  The MOST INCREDIBLE
>>> sounding acoustic pickup on earth.  I've tried them all.  Recently
>>> installed K&Ks in a bunch of my acoustic guitars and Mike Gillies
>>> (Metallica, Motley Crue, Willie Nelson, Celine Dion), who is helping
>>> us engineer the Hayley Sales project for Universal Music said,
>>> "Amazing!  We don't need mic's!"  And we have some very nice mic's 
>>> www.kksound.com
>>> They have pre amps built in.  But I use the Chameleon (Chinese Neve)
>>> mic pre (DI) to get a very wicked and wonderful sound.   You can get
>>> the Chameleon from Pacific Pro Audio.  It's very affordable and
>>> sweet (around $600-700 USD).  Good for vox too.  We use it with the
>>> Neumann M149 for lead vox.  I've CC'd this to Brian at Pacific Pro
>>> and Christy at K&K  so you can have their email addresses.