Lehle RMI Acouswitch IQ Acoustic Preamp DI Pedal (Discontinued)

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$600
Lehle RMI Acouswitch IQ Acoustic Preamp DI Pedal

Specifications

  • Pedal with acoustic guitar preamp, EQ, switcher, and direct box functionality
  • Input A/B switching for managing two instruments
  • Lehle input transformer
  • Switchable ground lift and Switchable pad for accommodating active electronics
  • 3-band equalizer with low shelving plus a sweepable midrange for channel A only
  • Body contour filter feature
  • Clean boost
  • Passive serial and active parallel effects loop
  • Input Impedance 5 M Ohm (per input)
  • Balanced XLR output
  • Dedicated tuner output

Overview

The Lehle RMI Acouswitch IQ is a preamp pedal that's meant for professionals who gig with multiple acoustics - so it is understandable for it go under the radar for many.

This three-in-one unit houses an acoustic guitar preamp, 3-band EQ with extra tone shaping controls, guitar switching feature and DI box functionality.

It can serve as your main pedal where your instruments, tuner and effect pedals can connect to for easy access every time you perform, able to handle complex rigs and simplify connectivity and operation.

I'd also point out that this unit takes up quite a lot of space, so pedalboard space availability should be considered when getting this one.

Discontinued

This has been discontinued so if you're looking for a new one take a look at our guide to The Best Acoustic Preamp Pedals.