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ChristopherSchlegel
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01/16/2021 4:19 pm
Originally Posted by: anthm

So, I am looking for recommendations for a Pickup and Amp for my restored classical guitar.

I've never used one, but I hear good things about this one designed specifically for nylon string classical guitars. It's cheap & non-invasive to install.

https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/NG1--kna-ng-1-detachable-nylon-string-guitar-pickup

There are a wide variety available!

https://www.sweetwater.com/c985--Acoustic_Guitar_Pickups

I think these Fishman amps are some of the best sounding & priced I've heard for acoustic guitar.

https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/LoudboxMiniBT--fishman-loudbox-mini-with-bluetooth-60-watt-1x6.5-inch-acoustic-combo

The most important thing is to make sure you get one that is voiced for acoustic guitar. Amps voiced for electric guitar do not treat the treble side of the EQ spectrum the same way, which can results in a dull, boxy midrange sound.

Again, there are many available!

https://www.sweetwater.com/c980--Acoustic_Guitar_Amps

Have fun gear hunting! Hope this helps!


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