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DI box or new interface

Discussion in 'Backline' started by Another Guitar Dude, Jun 2, 2015.

  1. Another Guitar Dude

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    Hey guys,

    last couple of days I've been thinking in this issue but I cannot make up my mind. I would like to improve my signal chain because I have an interface with a so-so instrument input. Should I buy a DI box to use the XLR input of my current interface or should I go for a new interface ? What would you suggest ? I could go up to 300$, and I don't need many inputs since I mainly record guitar and bass.

    Thanks a lot for your help.
     
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    What interface are you currently using?
     
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    M-Audio Firewire Solo. Its impedance for the Hi-Z input is only 270kOhms.
     
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    I have a Scarlett 2i2 and noticed a better signal going into it whenever I use a DI box. With that said, I'm not sure how old the Firewire Solo is, but it's a discontinued product now. Maybe a new interface would be a better purchase.
     
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    Thanks for the advise mate. I'll get a new interface I guess. Now comes the hard part though, choosing the proper interface is always a suffering hahaha
     
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    I feel ya man...
     
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    Thanks man! Good to know I'm not alone...
     

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