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Preamp or DI?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by octa colombo, Jul 12, 2018.

  1. octa colombo

    octa colombo

    Dec 22, 2014
    I've been playing in lots of different places lately, and I'd like to have a pedal which I can just take and plug into the effects loop with my settings already there, instead of plugging directly into the amps and mess around with the eq when looking for my tone. I've seen pedals like the Tech 21 Qstrip. any other suggestions?
  2. octa colombo

    octa colombo

    Dec 22, 2014
    I've also seen the Ampeg analog preamp pedal, which sounds good and its size is a plus
  3. MTN.bass72

    MTN.bass72 Supporting Member

    Jan 9, 2010
    Blue Ridge, Ga
    You didn't state your budget, so I'll say a Noble pre/DI...
    Ran solo or into an amp its amazing!! Plus it can power your effects :thumbsup:
    I loved it so much, that after having to sell my first one I got a second
  4. two fingers

    two fingers Opinionated blowhard. But not mad about it. Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2005
    Eastern NC USA
  5. Correlli


    Apr 2, 2004
    New Zealand
    This is my Ampless/DI setup. The Q/Strip is a very powerful DI, which has HPF/LPF.
    Project 5 Pedals.
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  6. octa colombo

    octa colombo

    Dec 22, 2014
  7. It all depends on what you do, if it is one General sound all night then the Zoom MS60 might do the trick. Works for me when I am just doing a few songs or a set. My usual minimum is still my Zoom B2.1u.
  8. sk8


    May 10, 2007
    United Kingdom
    This. Noble.
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