It must be some human-condition thing. Tim was seriously impressed and two McJammers inquired about purchase. We played about with it for about 10-12 minutes while a couple of Tim's guitars were being demo'd. Fire-Eye is the company name. Designed and improved over the course of several years to meet the needs of performing musicians, the Red-Eye is crafted from the highest quality components available. This no frills precision approach to amplification offers a truly satisfying experience for musicians and their audience.
Red-Eye Musical Instrument Preamplifier The Red-Eye Instrument Preamp offers a simple, one-box, direct-connect solution to musicians playing instruments with high-impedance piezoelectric pickups…for example, the L. May be a good product but the company website does not inspire much confidence. With minimal fiddling, I was able to get both guitars to sound as though they were definitely in the same universe. Low distortion, low noise, and generous headroom mean clear tone comes through even when an instrument is played percussively and loudly. I didn't expect to see people slamming this product because of the marketing. Just too much competition out there these days. It is made by a guy who cares about sound and designs it to work for performing musicians.
I've been wrong before but can't imagine a guitar player buying a preamp today with such limited tone shaping ability. When I plug in to the Red-Eye, I am struck with the immediate desire to play the guitar. Switching between instruments during performances always requires some fumble time and a second direct box and console input. As far as the web site, sometimes it's a fine line between professionalism and kitsch, especially for a new company using a web site. They all run on phantom power, but both of the Red-Eyes can also operate on a nine-volt battery Daren expects users to get ~200 hours of battery life; the batteries are automatically bypassed when phantom power is connected. The Red-Eye Preamp also works well with instruments that have magnetic pickups, such as electric guitars and electric basses.
Maybe more people will try this and see. You may unsubscribe via the link found at the bottom of every email. I got one of these Red-Eye preamps for live playing and it sounds so much better than my Baggs Para Di it is amazing. Any passive instrument pickup is supported. Any passive instrument pickup is supported. Fire-Eye is the company name. Just thought I would pass it along.
The Red-Eye Twin Preamp simplifies my setup and eliminates feedback when I set an instrument down too close to a monitor. Maybe more people will try this and see. I have also observed this behavior in others, and find it quite amusing. It opens up modes of expression that many people fail to realise even existed before. The level of customer service that Daren provides is exemplary. If the gear I have wasn't doing what I need, I'd have ordered one. They are big enough players that I'm interested in seeing one.
I haven't seen or tried one. The Red-Eye Preamp also works well with instruments that have magnetic pickups, such as electric guitars and electric basses. I didn't expect to see people slamming this product because of the marketing. It was designed from the ground up for acoustic instruments, and typically gives you at least two more notches of gain before feedback as well as the other benefits. I got one of these Red-Eye preamps for live playing and it sounds so much better than my Baggs Para Di it is amazing.
Engineered by an electronics engineer with over 50 years of professional experience, the Red-Eye design focuses on high fidelity, low noise and simple plug and play performance. . Just thought I would pass it along. Ed The RedEye is a wonderful piece of work, and must be experienced to be appreciated. A couple people I know long time online acquaintances are sold on 'em, though. The Dee-Eye and the base model Red-Eye are intended for use specifically with high impedance piezo pickups, but the Red-Eye Twin incorporates an internal trim pot that can be adjusted to accommodate either piezo or magnetic pickups.
Low distortion, low noise, and generous headroom mean clear tone comes through even when an instrument is played percussively and loudly. No bells and whistles but very usable. I brought one to the McKnight McJam. It is made by a guy who cares about sound and designs it to work for performing musicians. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact. No bells and whistles but very usable. There was enough range to allow me to make it sound louder or softer and brighter or not as bright as the direct connection.
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