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LR Baggs Venue DI Acoustic Guitar Direct Box and Preamp
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Get the perfect acoustic tone.

The LR Baggs Venue DI Acoustic Direct Box offers a discrete acoustic guitar preamp. It combines a transformer-coupled DI output for maximum isolation, an EQ specifically tuned for acoustic guitars, a variable-boost control to complement your playing styles, and a chromatic digital tuner to help you stay in tune. Combining features from at least three stompboxes into one pro box, the LR Baggs Venue D.I. brings a new level of fidelity, confidence, and usefulness to performing acoustic musicians. The Venue D.I. is one of the most comprehensive and best-sounding tools ever to tame the surliest stage.

LR Baggs Venue DI Acoustic Guitar Direct Box and Preamp Features:

  • High-end audio transformer coupled XLR for full immunity from ground loops
    100% Discrete circuitry and EQ for sweet transparent and ultra quiet sound
    Adjustable gain to handle most passive and active inputs
    Garret Null notch filter to non-destructively handle feedback
    Full chromatic tuner with footswitch mute/tune function
    Bomber construction with metal shaft potentiometers
    Phase inversion for best sound and feedback control
    Works with 9V battery or DC adapter (not included)
    Tunable low and high mid controls
    Adjustable solo boost foot switch control
    Real VU meter to accurately set gain
    4-segment battery status gauge
    Series effect loop

LR Baggs Venue DI Acoustic Guitar Direct Box and Preamp Specifications:

  • 1/4" input
    Input Impedance 10 mOhms
    Preamp Gain -12dB to +26dB
    Input Level -25dBv to +1.8dBv (.053Vrms to 1.23Vrms)
    Notch -21dB, sweepable from 60Hz to 320Hz, 1/8 Octave
    Bass +/- 12dB @ 90Hz
    Lo Mid +/- 12dB @ 250Hz, sweepable from 100Hz to 500Hz
    Hi Mid +/- 12dB @ 1kHz, sweepable from 500Hz to 2.8kHz
    Presence +/- 12dB @ 3kHz
    Treble +/- 12dB @ 10kHz
    Effects Loops
    Send Level 0 dBv (0.707Vrms)
    Output Impedance 600 Ohms
    Return Level 0dBv (0.707Vrms) Maximum before clipping
    Input Impedance 80 kOhms
    D.I. OUT
    Output level -1dBv (0.88Vrms) Balanced
    Output impedance 600 Ohms (Transformer coupled)
    Output level -1dBv (0.88Vrms) Un-balanced
    Output impedance 200 Ohms

LR Baggs Venue DI Acoustic Guitar Direct Box and Preamp

One year parts and labor warranty. (Self-installation voids warranty.)

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Product Reviews
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  • Amazing

    As reviewed by James on 4/19/2010

    I cant put into words how much I love this thing. I play 5 nights a week in the bars and clubs and I've had so many people say how they love the sound of my guitar since I've started using this. The eq on this thing is far superior to the built in tone adjustment on my Yamaha XLL16 and most others I've played. I just wish I would have bought this thing sooner.

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  • Best DI I've played through

    As reviewed by Chris Vanoli on 2/5/2013

    I am a worship leader and just started using the Venue after using the LR Baggs Parra DI for the past 5 years and there is a difference. The feature I love the most about the Venue is that you can see (by the LED) when your gain is at the right level. On the Parra DI you had to listen for clipping and pull back a hair. Also you have more control with the EQ, and the preamp in this one just sounds sweeter and more musical. The built in tuner is a bonus and the adjustable boost option is great as I like to finger pick and strum. I set the boost for finger picking and normal for strumming and the sound guy (if you have the luxury) doesn't have to touch a thing. I highly recomend this.

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  • Awesome!

    As reviewed by Chris on 3/19/2010

    Having used L.R. Baggs pickups, I had high expectations for the Venue DI. I was not disappointed. First, the unit is well-constructed and should hold up well for many years to come. EQ and other controls are well laid out, and the tuner is bright and easy to use. Most importantly, this device makes my guitars sound great! With only a small amount of tinkering, I was able to dial up pefect tone for my Martin 6- and 12-strings. Then there's the issue of feedback. With the notch filter, even the most technologically challenged guitarist can eliminate it in a matter of seconds. The Venue DI would be a steal at twice its price. Thanks, L.R. Baggs!

    9 of 10 people found this review helpful.
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