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Boosting my signal

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by JoelEoM, Aug 24, 2002.


  1. JoelEoM

    JoelEoM

    Mar 11, 2002
    Lancaster, PA
    understandably, this is not about bass, but you guys here are knowledgeable, which is why im asking. i just bought a dean markely pro mag for my acoustic last night, and while i can get a good sound with EQing, its pretty quiet, due to the fact that its passive. short of buying a preamp(which i cant afford right now, which is why im asking this) is there an alternative way to making this an active setup of sorts? i.e.(is this foolish?) adding a 9v somewhere in the chain? or something similar. im very handy with electronics stuff, soldering, so its not a problem of actually doing. i just want to know if it can be done, or if there are any other cheaper alternatives. thanks guys
     
  2. jondog

    jondog

    Mar 14, 2002
    NYC metro area
    Get a DI box. Behringer makes an active one for under $40.
     
  3. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    There are some signal boosters out there, Musictoyz pedal list This place has quite a few options.
     
  4. JoelEoM

    JoelEoM

    Mar 11, 2002
    Lancaster, PA
    jondog, i assume you were talking about DI-100? it looks like thats what im searching for, im going to try to find one today. thanks a lot!