Run Direct Without Sucking the Life Out of Your Axe!Whether you play guitar or bass, onstage or in the studio. there are times that it's best to run direct. Guess what - running direct doesn't have to mean sucking all of the tone and character out of your axe. The Tech 21 Para Driver DI is one of those tools that's super-useful to have on hand. It gives you all of the same power behind the SansAmp RBI but in pedal form. It's becoming standard practice to record guitar direct and add effects in the box. The Para Driver DI lets you add just the lightest touch of drive to your tone, so you get the response you're used getting from a real amp, without adding to much color. A parallel output even lets you hook your amp up too while you record.
But there's a lot more you can do with the Para Driver DI. It's got a sweepable semi-parametric EQ makes it easy to shape your tone. Want to run bass direct without brutalizing your tone? Just plug into the Para Driver DI and kick up the drive for naturally warm tube style tone. The Para Driver DI is also invaluable for taking the brittle and harsh edge off of the piezos in acoustic guitars. Thanks to an instrument-level 1/4" output, you can even run straight from the Para Drive DI into your amp. From tasteful tone to totally over the top, there are thousands of excellent uses for the Tech 21 Para Driver DI. Pick one up and add yours to the list!
Tech 21 Para Driver DI Guitar/Bass Amp Emulation Pedal Features at a Glance:
- Active tone controls with 12dB of cut or boost
- Sweepable semi-parametric EQ
- Instrument-level input
- 1/4" and XLR outputs with selectable levels
- Parallel, uneffected output to run a dry signal to a separate channel
- Runs on phantom power, 9V battery, or an optional DC2 power supply
- Actual size: 4.5" x 3.5" x 1.5"
- Weight: 12 oz.