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Do I need a seperate DI Box to Run my J45 into a PA ?
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The title sums up the question really!I have a modern J45 classic reissue ... which I always thought (it has a 9v battery inside) provided a line level output for plugging straight into a PA.Someone…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Jan 6, 2010.

 

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Richard replied to Richard's discussion Do I need a seperate DI Box to Run my J45 into a PA ?
"Thank you very much for the reply - it's answered all my questions ... I guess except which Di to buy I've heard the LR Braggs ones are good, or possible the Radial ... Don't know if I need all the features though that come with the…"
Jan 6, 2010
John Gundrum replied to Richard's discussion Do I need a seperate DI Box to Run my J45 into a PA ?
"Yes, it will sound much better through a DI box. It's still a Hi-Z connection so going into a DI to convert to an XLR to plug directly into a PA will be better. Just remember to turn the volume down on the guitar and the input gain and level on…"
Jan 6, 2010
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Do I need a seperate DI Box to Run my J45 into a PA ?

The title sums up the question really!I have a modern J45 classic reissue ... which I always thought (it has a 9v battery inside) provided a line level output for plugging straight into a PA.Someone has said however that it will sound "much better" into a DI and then into the PA.Is this true?Any help would be greatly appreciated !See More
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Which one of the following describes your involvement in music? (Check all that apply)
Gigging or professional musician, Amateur or recreational musician
How many years have you been playing guitar?
20-30 years
Which of these instruments do you own or play?
Flattop steel-string acoustic guitar, Electric guitar
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
Gibson J45
Gibson Les Paul
Fender Strat Deluxe
What type of music do you like to play?
All
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