Advice 1: How to connect a electric acoustic guitar

Music is becoming more accessible. Sometimes in writing it is sufficient only one computer. But traditional tools does not lose popularity. Transformed under the influence of technology, they find new fans. An example is the electric acoustic guitar is a symbiosis of acoustic and electric guitars. How to connect?
How to connect a electric acoustic guitar
You will need
  • Electric acoustic guitar
  • Cords
  • Combos
  • Mixing console
  • Speaker
  • Computer
Instruction
1
Take electro-acoustic guitar and find a connector to connect the cord. Usually it is in the lower part of the body of the guitar. Insert the connector of the guitar cord. If the guitar has a built-in equalizer, then it will require the appropriate batteries. Before you connect your guitar make sure to check.
2
After that, take the other end of the guitar cord and insert it into the corresponding Jack of the combo amp. The cord is recommended to insert in the combo amp off and then turn it on. This will avoid possible damage to the device. Set the required volume level on the guitar and combo amp. Adjust the equalizer, achieve the required balance of low, mid and high frequencies. Now you can start the game.
3
Instead of combos you can use and other devices. You can connect an electro-acoustic guitar through a mixer and speakers. Connect a guitar with a mixer with a cord. The connection process is similar to the connection process described in the previous paragraph. Then using another cord to connect the mixer with the speakers. Now turn on all devices, adjust sound, and start the game.
4
Also electro-acoustic guitar can be connected directly to the computer. To do this, insert one end of a guitar cord into the Jack on the guitar, and the other end into the input connector of the computer sound card. Turn on the sound and can start the game.
Useful advice
For playing at home it is better to choose a shorter cord. The shorter it is, the less interference is created and the cleaner guitar sound.

To make the guitar sound new shades use guitar gadgets and processors, they are able to transform the sound beyond recognition.

When connecting an electric-acoustic guitar to a computer you can use software guitar processors.

Advice 2 : How to connect guitar to laptop

Every day more and more people use laptops as a home desktop system. Requirements increasing with each passing day. Laptops are not only used as a stationary computer, but in some specific professional areas. For example, in music. Many musicians have long replaced desktop computers for laptops by configuring them to fit your needs. With increasing capacities of laptop computers have made possible their connection to musical instruments, particularly the guitar and the sound system.
How to connect guitar to laptop
You will need
  • Guitar, preamp, piezo pickup (no inline), or MSI external USB sound card.
Instruction
1
As a rule, the power of standard built-in laptop sound card is not enough for connection of the guitar and speakers. Then come to the aid of an external sound card connected, usually through a USB or PCMCI connector .
After buying this sound card, the process of connecting the guitar to the laptop will not be different from connecting it to the computer.The first step is to make sure that the guitar has a pickup. If it's an acoustic guitar, for removing sound you can use a conventional microphone. You can also buy piezo pickups.
2
Guitar with piezo pickup connects to a microphone input. If the guitar has a preamp, the connection must be made to the line input. This will give better and louder sound quality.
3
Next, you need to install guitar processor to the computer system. There are plenty of them, but with the best quality and are considered used Guitar Rig and Revalver. You can also install a simple program for recording (Sonar), but still have to install guitar plugins (the same as Revalver).
Note
If the laptop has non-professional sound card, you can experience audio distortions due to the absence of the ASIO interface. This problem is easily solved – just need to install the driver "asio4all". It helps to reduce the delay of the sound, and this in turn will increase the sound quality.

Advice 3 : How to connect a guitar processor

Guitar processor — a device for signal processing of electric guitar. It is a versatile device that can replace several pedals. The use of a processor allows you to apply various effects. Their quality may be slightly worse than when using separate devices. But the CPU can be set, reducing the difference in quality to a minimum.
How to connect a guitar processor
You will need
  • processor;
  • instruction;
  • power adapter;
  • — electric guitar;
  • amplifier;
  • — 2-3 cord with connectors "Jack-Jack".
Instruction
1
Inspect the connectors of the processor. They can be of different types. Because to change them from the device itself or the guitar is impractical, it is best to purchase or aspaite wire with the proper connectors.
2
Pick up the power adapter. Its a kind specified in the regulations. When determining the type of connectors you have probably already noticed the presence of two nests. The time has come to get to know them. One of them you will see the Input, the other Output. The first wire connector plug in the Input Jack. A second connector of the power cord into the socket on the body of the guitar. It is designed to connect different devices.
3
Take the second wire. Insert the connector into the Jack Output of the guitar processor. A second connector plug to the Input Jack of a guitar amplifier. Connect the adapter to the power socket of the console. Only after that it can be included in the network. No-load adapter can burn out.
4
Determine if your amp loop effects. In this case, used slightly different connection type. Need not two, but three wires. To learn about the availability of this function is quite simple. Inspect the back wall of the amplifier. There should be inputs marked Send and Return, that is, "the promise" and "return". If they are, then a guitar plug in the Input Jack of the amp. Entrance Send in this case, connect the Input Jack of a guitar processor. Return Jack connect Jack Output. This type of connection provides the best sound of the guitar.
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Some processors have an additional battery. Batteries are used in the case when mains is detected by the obstacle or interference, which is heard during a performance of a musical work. If the background and the hum does not disappear when switching to battery power, it is necessary to provide grounding. Usually you ground the amp because the processor is connected to the chassis of a guitar amplifier through the screen braid of the cable.
Note
All connection wires except the power wire should be shielded.
Useful advice
If the processor has a pedal to control it better before a performance or rehearsal to change into a clean pair of shoes. Some guitarists prefer to play barefoot. This prevents the pedal from pollution, damage and unexpected malfunctions when wet.
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