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Tech Tip: Difference Between Tube and Solid-State Guitar Amps

Tech Tip: What's the Difference Between Tube and Solid-State Guitar Amps?

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Guitar Amps: Learn about the differences between tube, solid-state and hybrid amplifiers.

Tech Tip: How to Get Rid of Single-Coil Hum

Tech Tip: How to Get Rid of Single-Coil Hum Without Getting Rid of Single-Coil Tone

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Learn about pickup options that retain classic single-coil sound while eliminating hum.

Tech Tip: Mixing Board Pre-Fader & Post-Fader Aux Sends

Tech Tip: Mixing Board Pre-Fader & Post-Fader Aux Sends

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What's The Difference Between Pre-Fader And Post-Fader Aux Sends On A Mixing Board?

Unbalanced versus Balanced I/O and How to Work with Them

Tech Tip: Unbalanced vs. Balanced I/O & How to Work with Them

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Understanding the differences between balanced and unbalanced analog inputs and outputs and how to deal with them in signal chains will help keep your sound clean and free from noise and signal loss. We’ll first explain the technical differences then give you practical advice on how to interface these two types of signals.

Tech Tip: What is a Chorus Effect?

Tech Tip: What is a Chorus Effect?

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Chorus effects can make a single instrument sound like two instruments being played simultaneously. They add a rich, lush, shimmering quality to your sound.

Tech Tip: True Bypass Pedals and Buffers

Tech Tip: True Bypass Pedals and Buffers

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Tone guru Peter Janis of Radial Engineering gets into the nuts and bolts of true bypass, and how to alleviate the noise and tone-sucking impact of effects signal chains and long cable runs. He also addresses buffers, what they do, and how to feed and switch between multiple amps without adding noise.

Where is the Best Place to Put a Compressor in a Guitar Effects Chain?

Tech Tip: Where is the Best Place to Put a Compressor in a Guitar Effects Chain?

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Finding the right place for a compressor pedal in a guitar effects chain.

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