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Re: RME Firewire 800 and Guitar Amp Sim - Preamps

Krispen Hartung wrote:
> I still
> stand to my comment that for me plugging any guitar (solid body electric 
> or my precious
> hollow body PRS, or the tons of other guitars I've owned over the years) 
> direcly into
> a mixer board produces very undesireable results and tone.  "For me" it 
> does sound
> like crap...sterile and lifeless. Perhaps someone likes the tone...not 
> Kris

A third option would be to use a dedicated instrument DI input.

A mixer line level input isn't designed to have a guitar plugged straight 
into it,
even if there's enough gain the tone is affected by the impedance mismatch.

andy butler