Learn what direct boxes boxes do and why you might need a DI box onstage or in the studio.
Welcome to The HUB's Tech Tip center where you'll find musician-friendly advice about how to get the best out of your instruments, amps, and recording gear. If you don't know the difference between a balanced and unbalanced input or want to learn how to install premium Gibson pickups in your Epiphone guitar, you've arrived at the right place. In coming weeks we'll be posting expert advice on setting up your guitar for optimal playability, the ins and outs of using a mixer, effects pedal signal chains, getting single coil tone without the hum, and a whole lot more.
Learn how audio equalizers work and the differences between graphic and parametric equalization.
Guitar Amps: Learn about the differences between tube, solid-state and hybrid amplifiers.
Keep your guitar looking and sounding its best by following these simple steps and observing a few common-sense precautions.
The question: Why do preamps have frequency response levels way above the range of human hearing?
Chorus effects can make a single instrument sound like two instruments being played simultaneously. They add a rich, lush, shimmering quality to your sound.