Whether you play in a band with friends or getting ready to perform live as a solo artist, most acoustic guitarists will sooner or later need a pickup or preamp for their instrument. Thankfully, today's selection of pickups and preamps have never been so capable of bringing out the true sound of your acoustic guitar.
So why choose an acoustic guitar pickup or preamp over a plain old microphone? The truth is that it's easier to install a pickup and get a great sound than it is to put a mic by your guitar that doesn't result in feedback. Not to mention, a pickup can allow you to move around freely as a performer instead of having to stay in one place in front of a mic. With this in mind, you can bet that our catalog of pickups and preamps contains only the most trusted brands in acoustic guitar amplification, including LR Baggs, Fishman, Seymour Duncan and countless others.
As you can see, there's a wide range of options to choose from, so unless you already know what you want, you can make your decision a lot easier by starting with the best sellers. For example, check out the LR Baggs Anthem Tru-Mic Acoustic Microphone/Piezo Pickup System. Using a noise-canceling mic, this pickup system eliminates any boxy qualities that are commonly associated with internal miking. With its high gain warmth and exceptional punch, the Anthem Tru-Mic is a perfect solution to capturing your guitar's original tone. In the preamp department, go with the Dtar Solstice blender. With its low-noise hybrid circuitry and adjustable gain from 0 to 24db, this high-quality 2-channel preamp mixer is ideal for musicians who want to live-mix up to 4 sound sources. Onstage or in the studio, the Dtar Solstice is an excellent way to bring your acoustic guitar skills to the forefront.
The rich and distinctive sound of an acoustic guitar is unlike any other musical instrument. For this reason, its natural characteristics should be heard clearly even when they're amplified. Of course, you'll have no problem doing just that when you go with a pickup or preamp from this section.