LR Baggs Para DI Acoustic Guitar Preamp

Brand: LR Baggs

Item: #SPC14569
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The Para DI is a studio-quality direct box, featuring a five-band equalizer with tunable notch and midrange controls, adjustable gain and phase inversion. Our proprietary Quasi-Passive EQ circuitry is totally transparent and allows control over voicing without sacrificing tone -- a big advance over conventional equalizers. In short, the Para D.I. Is engineered to bring out the best in any pickup.

LR Baggs Para DI Acoustic Guitar Preamp features:

  • Discrete pure class A FET input for audiophile-quality sound and very low noise
  • 5 Band EQ controls include treble, presence and bass controls, along with tunable notch filter and sweepable mid EQ with 2 octave range
  • Phase inversion switch for increased feedback control
  • Proprietary Quasi-Passive EQô places synthesized passive EQ circuitry in a parallel side-chain with main signal for control of instrument voicing without sacrificing tonal purity
  • 24 dB of adjustable gain for optimum performance and the lowest noise with a variety of input sources, including low output pickups
  • Balanced XLR and unbalanced ºî outputs for use with an amp or PA or both simultaneously
  • High input impedance (10 Meg) delivers the full potential of any pickup
  • High current buffered output drives long cables into difficult, low impedance loads without fidelity loss
  • Heavy duty steel box provides extra protection
  • Runs on 48V phantom power or 9V battery, which provides 200 hours of playtime
  • External battery compartment allows quick and easy battery changes


  • Size: 5.6" x 3.6" x 1.9"
  • Weight: 14.5 oz.
  • Battery Type: Single 9V
  • Current Consumption: 2.9mA
  • Battery Life: > 200 Hours (alkaline)
  • External Power: 30-48V Phantom Power
  • EQ - Low: ± 12dB @ 85Hz
  • EQ - Notch: ± 6dB @ 98Hz-247Hz
  • EQ - Midrange: ± 12dB @ 400Hz-1.6kHz
  • EQ - Presence: ± 6dB @ 5kHz
  • EQ - Treble: ± 12dB @ 10kHz
  • Low Cut Filter: Fixed, 12dB/oct. @ 35Hz
  • Sensitive: -3dBu
  • Gain - Adjustable: From 4dB-24dB
  • Input Impedance: 10 Megohms
  • Signal to Noise: -88dB, unweighted
  • FX Send Impedance: 12k
  • FX Return Impedance: 100k
  • Output Impedance: 600 ohms


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