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Acoustic Guitar Preamp

Para DI™

Acoustic Direct Box & Preamp with 5-band EQ

Para DI Acoustic Guitar PreampDue to its studio quality performance, powerful tone shaping EQ and rock-solid reliability, the Para DI has become an indispensable stage tool for countless musicians around the world. This roadworthy box effortlessly tames the stage and enhances any acoustic pickup for a fuller, more complex sound. The Para DI features a 5-band EQ with a tunable midrange and notch, variable gain control for passive or active pickups and a high-quality DI output for a pristine signal to the board.Para DI - Acoustic Guitar Gold Award


  • Adjustable gain for both passive and active pickups
  • 5 band EQ with tunable notch and midrange bands
  • Phase inversion for best sound and feedback control
  • XLR and 1/4" outputs
  • Works with 9V battery or 48V phantom power

Para DI™ Reviews – Derek Davodowich
“We found the L.R. Baggs Para Acoustic D.I. to be an essential enhancement to any acoustic pickup configuration. A full complement of control features including a notch filter, sweepable EQ, and an effects loop, all ensured that a fantastic acoustic sound could be obtained.”
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Para DI™ Artists

Paul Baloche
Paul Baloche
Every believer has signposts for their journey in faith. The day we encounter our Savior. The challenges that uncover our deep need for Him. The moments we experience God’s faithfulness. For Paul Baloche, this spiritual journey is marked by songs. But not just any songs. Music that has moved from personal touchstones to collective signposts for the church. Intimate prayers that have become global anthems for millions of believers. Songs birthed from his journey that reflect our own. Read More »

Janis Ian
Janis Ian
"Before Ellen came out and anyone who wasn't a Bible scholar knew who Lilith was…before Jewel even...there was Janis Ian."
Rolling Stone, October 1997 
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The Smoking Flowers
The Smoking Flowers
Though Scott Collins doesn’t say that going to Graceland to see Elvis Presley in his coffin influenced his future as a musician, it’s hard to believe it didn’t have an undeniable effect on his 3-year-old self. For Kim Collins, her future career as a singer/songwriter may have been a bit more predestined. For Kim, who grew up with a mother who was a singer and guitarist in a folk band, The Travelers, in the sixties, it was probably bred in the bone.
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Anne Harris Otis TaylorAnne Harris - Otis Taylor
Chicago-based singer-songwriter and fiddle player Anne Harris has been crafting her unique sound for over ten years and “continues to raise the bar on a soulful blend of folk, pop, and roots rock on record, while her deft instrumental abilities continue to resonate in concert.” [Illinois Entertainer] In addition to her own projects, Harris is currently touring internationally with multi-Blues Award winner, Otis Taylor, where her fiddle and presence have become a signature element in his band's innovative trance-blues offering. Read More »

Ben Doerr St. Paul de Vence
Ben Doerr - St. Paul de Vence
From incidental and unplanned beginnings, St. Paul de Vence has emerged out of one genuine step after another into the band they are today.  Indeed, they bring forth a sound that grows so directly out of who they are – a band of brothers, each artists in their own right - weaving together their multi-instrumental and vocal-harmony talents with a natural ease and joy reminiscent of Crosby, Stills, and Nash.
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Brittni Paiva
Brittni Paiva
At 23 years of age, Brittni Paiva (pie –VAH) already a multi award-winning instrumentalist is known for her stunning articulation of what she can do on the ukulele going from slow and moving, to rapid-fire, classical-ballet, to ancient Japan, translating forms of jazz, world beat, pop, Flamenco and Latin, and filter these styles through her 4-string ukulele. 
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The Section Quartet
The Section Quartet
The Section Quartet challenges traditional ideas of the string quartet. TSQ doesn’t play classical music -- they only play rock & roll! 
By day, The Section Quartet is in-demand for both recording studio collaborations and electrifying live performances alongside music’s top artists and producers. But by night, this rock bandd is guised-as-a-string-quartet has sold out shows from their native Los Angeles to New York, London and beyond, including Coachella Music Festival main stage shows in 2004 and 2006. Read More »

Para DI™ Support

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