LR Baggs Para DI Acoustic Guitar Preamp


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LR Baggs Para DI Acoustic Guitar Preamp

Gearank Recommended

The Para DI has maintained a place on our recommended list ever since we first published it in May 2016. During that time the only acoustic preamp that achieved a higher rating was the Fire-Eye Red-Eye Twin back in September 2017, but that only lasted until December 2018 - nothing has out ranked it since!

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  • Profile: Single Pedal (No Footswitch)
  • Controls: Volume, Low, Notch, Mid, Pres, Treble, Notch Variation, Mid Variation
  • Input: 1 x 1/4"
  • Output: 1 x 1/4", 1 x XLR (DI Out)
  • Powered By:48V Phantom Power, 9V Battery
  • Dimensions: 1.9" x 3.6" x 5.6"
  • Weight: 0.9 lbs.

Hands On Reports

Website Source *Rating Value
Guitar Interactive Magazine Nick Jennison 90/100 Derek Davodowich 92.5/100
audiofanzine azraik 100/100
Rex and the Bass Rex 94/100
*Displayed values are prior to adjustments made by the Gearank Algorithm when evaluating the source.

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Nick Jennison from Guitar Interactive Magazine shows you how the Para Venue and Para DI sound:


You said above that nothing

You said above that nothing out ranked this since September 2017, but there is no high note listed for 2019 so is this a mistake?