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Joe Burke


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Toronto, Canada
Post  Posted 25 Jan 2019 4:57 pm    
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I want to play my tricone into an acoustic amplifier. But I would also like to bost my volume when i take a solo. I use an Audio-Technica Pro 35 that clips on nicely to the guitar. It needs phantom power. Has anyone come across an amp that has phantom power and a volume boost?

My solution so far is to plug the mic into an interface with phantom power (I have a Tube MP). From there into my volume boost pedal (micro amp). And finally into the amp (I’m renting a Fishman loud box mine).

Any suggestions for a simpler path?

Thanks!
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Pete Burak


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Portland, OR USA
Post  Posted 26 Jan 2019 8:46 am    
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Most all Acoustic Instrument amps have a channel for an Instrument and a channel for a Microphone.
Most of us use a volume pedal for a "Boost", but virtually any boost pedal would work.
I have used Marshall, Peavey, and Fishman, Acoustic Instrument Amps over the years.
Beside the Mic input channel, the main feature compared to regular guitar amps is that they have a built in Horn of some sort.

I notice they often have a "mute footswitch", to instantly shut down Feedback, but not a Boost footswitch (which could possibly cause feedback).

I presumed they all have Phantom Power for the Mic channel.
This is from the Fishman Loudbox spec info:
- 24V phantom power (for condenser mics):

Here is the info from the Marshall AS50D that I had for a while:
Marshall's AS50D is a 50-watt, 2 x 8" acoustic guitar combo amp with 2 channels, including a phantom-powered microphone channel. It features a redesigned tweeter, digital chorus and reverb, and an anti-feedback notch filter. Each channel sports its own volume, EQ, FX loop, and D.I. output. Master volume, line out and RCA inputs round things out nicely.
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Joe Burke


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Toronto, Canada
Post  Posted 28 Jan 2019 6:44 pm    
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Thanks Pete! I’m getting closer to figuring it out.
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