CG Amplification

Creating a home studio for recording the classical guitar. Equipment, software and recording techniques. Amplification for live performance.
Danny Crockett
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CG Amplification

Post by Danny Crockett » Tue May 02, 2017 1:07 pm

I'm considering adding an amplifier/sound system to my CG for performing before large audiences. I need to be careful here as the change will most likely be permanent. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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Re: CG Amplification

Post by JohnW400 » Tue May 02, 2017 1:39 pm

Are you talking about adding a pick-up to your guitar?

there are several options available. Barbera, K&K, Fishman.... they make a variety of pickups for CG. I've also seen this attachment for using a mic that I would consider rather than do any cutting or drilling ... 20&bih=916

Amp wise there are many good manufactures of quality amps for acoustic guitars. This in itself is a whole 'nother thing. there are several options starting with combos or separate heads/cabinets. here are some names to look at:

Acoustic Image
Bose L1

I've played through all but the Schertler amps. My preference was the Acoustic image head with a speaker cabinet. But they were all good quality amps that got the job done.

I'ml sure that many members here have more recommendations and advice.

Good luck.

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Robert M
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Re: CG Amplification

Post by Robert M » Tue May 02, 2017 2:20 pm

As far as a pick-up. I've used the K & K for many years with good results.

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Re: CG Amplification

Post by neil » Mon May 29, 2017 8:01 pm

I used a K&K and Schertler for many years. It's a really good option!!!

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