[LAD] Half-OT: Fader mapping - was - Ardour MIDI tracer

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Mon Aug 25 06:41:20 UTC 2014

On Mon, 2014-08-25 at 08:16 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> Perhaps you noticed that one of the threads is about pickups and the
> different sound, when using a guitar amp and when using other gear.
> I'm not a bonehead, I simply confront you with the technical facts.

And hear it is:

On Sun, 2014-08-24 at 07:19 -0700, Len Ovens wrote:
I have a classical guitar that I put a 
> piezo into. Ok, I broke a piezo buzzer open, put wires on the disk and 
> used putty to stick it under the bridge :)   When plugged into my mixer 
> (impedance 10k?) it sounded really bad. I could eq it to not bad, but it 
> took a lot of eq to do so. My wife has a fishman loudmouth guitar amp made 
> for acoustic guitars and plugging into that made it sound wonderful with 
> no eq at all.

If Len would use Guitarix, it won't change anything, the preamp of the
mixer already is the culprit. And as soon as you use a preamp, such as
the Hughes & Kettner I mentioned, then you could use an amp emulation,
but then you don't need it anymore.

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