What Chuck said. We've been using them for years, just roll off lows...
---- Chuck Boody <email@example.com> wrote:
> You can use a box like the LR Baggs Para Acoustic DI which has a low
> frequency cutoff that can remove most thumps.
> It is small and easy to carry.
> Chuck Boody
> On Jul 29, 2013, at 6:05 PM, Bea Romano wrote:
> > Hi Whamdiddlers!
> > I have been using a K & K contact mic and it has been fine with our
> > 'Passport' PA. We needed
> > a boost, so I added the K & K preamp. Wow! the sound is great but the
> > hammer hit noise is
> > totally unacceptable. I tried the contacts under the hd, and it was only
> > slightly improved.
> > I disconnected the contact mics and went to a standard Shure SM instrument
> > mic. that was
> > great! However, the sound is only part of the reason for the contact mic,
> > the other
> > reason is so we don't have to lug around more equipment. Any suggestions
> > on how to make
> > that K & K work better without the hammer hit noise? It's great otherwise.
> > Thank you so much!
> > Bea in Sunny So. CA
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