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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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