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Tech 21 SansAmp Para Driver DI Preamp Pedal V2  

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The Tech 21 SansAmp Para Driver DI Instrument Preamp Pedal provides detailed tone-shaping possibilities for acoustic guitars, electric guitars, and electric and upright basses, either direct to a mixi... Read More

Available 01-08-2017 You will not be charged until order ships. Email me when this is in stock.

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Overview

The Tech 21 SansAmp Para Driver DI Instrument Preamp Pedal provides detailed tone-shaping possibilities for acoustic guitars, electric guitars, and electric and upright basses, either direct to a mixing console or with an instrument amplifier. The Para Driver DI gives your instrument a natural warmth and presence, as if miking it through a tube preamp. The SansAmp circuitry eliminates the harsh, unnatural harmonics of piezo pickups, while the Drive control offers some edge-- ranging from just a little to over-the-top.

Features
  • Active tone controls with 12dB of cut or boost
  • Sweepable semi-parametric EQ
  • 1/4" 4.7 megOhm instrument level input
  • 1/4" and XLR outputs with selectable levels
  • Parallel, unaffected output to run a dry signal to a separate channel
  • Mid Shift ranges from 160Hz to 3kHz, +/- 16dB
  • Blend has a regular full-size knob control
  • Rumble Filter switch removes unwanted sub-sonic frequencies that cause boominess and audible handling noises associated with acoustic guitars and also complements other instruments, such as electric guitar, for a snappier, more in-your-face sound
  • Air switch adds top-end clarity and sparkle to acoustics and complements other instruments, as well as vocals, for more definition and more open sound
Specifications
  • Actual size: 4.5" x 3.5" x 1.5"
    Weight: 12 oz.
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One year parts and labor warranty.


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Tech 21SansAmp Para Driver DI Preamp Pedal V2
 
4.5

(based on 8 reviews)

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2.0

Not For Me

By Bruce, bass

from New York City area

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Compact Design

Cons

  • Poor Sound Quality

Best Uses

    Comments about Tech 21 SansAmp Para Driver DI Preamp Pedal V2:

    got this in my search for a great bass sound with warmth and drive. i didn't spend a ton of time with it (hence the average star-rating, but it was immediately clear to me that this was not for me. I was putting it up against the Ampeg SCR-DI direct box, which I really like a lot.

     
    5.0

    Tech 21 DI/pre amp.

    By steve

    from Rowlett,tx

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact Design
    • Excellent Sound Quality
    • Responsive
    • Versatile

    Cons

    • no on off switch.

    Best Uses

    • Home Studio
    • Performances
    • Professional Recording

    Comments about Tech 21 SansAmp Para Driver DI Preamp Pedal V2:

    I hooked this up to my old Crate 40w and it sounds great. This amp has never had that kind of shimmer and clarity.

     
    5.0

    way better that I expected

    By JACKSON SANTOS

    from Haverhill,MA

    Comments about Tech 21 SansAmp Para Driver DI Preamp Pedal V2:

    I'm gonna tel u in a very feel words,,,, if you need something compact and really useful this is the deal,,,,, i've tried different preamps, small amps , direct box's and on and on but this one really worked for wht I do,,,

    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    The Best Hidden Secret!

    By JBProducer

    from orange County, Ca

    Comments about Tech 21 SansAmp Para Driver DI Preamp Pedal V2:

    Hi had the opportunity to do countless studio sessions were I brought my Sansamp DI, and let me tell you not only it has enhanced my performance but the producer & artist are so amazed by the sweet warm tone, that I end up doing more than it I was programed to record, let me tell you this Little puppy is a real Pandoras Box, it will take your performance and tone to another galaxy of your own!! Tech 21, you guys have really invent the final tone toolbox, Thanks!

    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great product

    By Bassist2010

    from San Antonio, tx

    Comments about Tech 21 SansAmp Para Driver DI Preamp Pedal V2:

    As for the para driver Di, it's everything i could want in a simple affordable parametric eq. I record a passive p-bass and it needed some balls, which this definitely provides. Everything from thick n chunky tone, to mid-range jazz tones.

    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    worth the price

    By Guitar guy

    from CA

    Comments about Tech 21 SansAmp Para Driver DI Preamp Pedal V2:

    Still trying out the Para Driver with various applications, but I love the sounds I am getting on bass, accoustic and electric guitars. It adds a warmth with clarity. It makes my Roland 60 amp sound like a Fender Blues amp in the "money for nothing setting". Mostly, I am going direct to the studio with no other amps or effects.

    (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Sans Amp Fills practice needs with Amp

    By David Martin

    from Vienna, Virginia

    Comments about Tech 21 SansAmp Para Driver DI Preamp Pedal V2:

    I use the Sans Amp with my small amp to give mor definition to my play. I works well as a preamp and helps with recording a good sound to my mac. It does what I wanted it for.

    (2 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Good Stuff!

    By Chris Davis

    from Battle Creek, Michigan

    Comments about Tech 21 SansAmp Para Driver DI Preamp Pedal V2:

    This is a great little piece of equipment.If you have never tried one of these little gems you may want to check one out. A must have for Bass players!!! It will take you from a thunderous Bottom end to a slapping funk machine with just a little tweak of a knob. Even makes cheap basses sound great. Good Stuff!

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