Whether you play guitar or bass, onstage or in the studio. there are times that it's best to run direct. Guess what - running direct doesn't have to mean sucking all of the tone and character out of your axe. The Tech 21 Para Driver DI is one of those tools that's super-useful to have on hand. It gives you all of the same power behind the SansAmp RBI but in pedal form. It's becoming standard practice to record guitar direct and add effects in the box. The Para Driver DI lets you add just the lightest touch of drive to your tone, so you get the response you're used getting from a real amp, without adding to much color. A parallel output even lets you hook your amp up too while you record.
Active tone controls with 12dB of cut or boostSweepable semi-parametric EQ1/4" 4.7 megOhm instrument level input1/4" and XLR outputs with selectable levelsParallel, unaffected output to run a dry signal to a separate channelMid Shift ranges from 160Hz to 3kHz, +/- 16dBBlend has a regular full-size knob controlRumble 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
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