Thomann's Cool Online Guides

Here's a list of our current Online Guides. Each one extends over several pages and explains a specific product area in simple terms with the aid of pictures and diagrams, covering their history, use, and different types. Some documents cover complete setups, and others specific techniques of use. If you’re unsure of how to go about choosing the right product for you, or you just want to know more about any of these topics, read on!

Recording  Choirs

Recording Choirs

Recording choir music is always a challenge, even though it might not seem to be at first.

Recording Wind Instruments

Recording Wind Instruments

Unfortunately, choosing a simple dynamic mic is just the beginning.

Large Diaphragm Microphones

Large Diaphragm Microphones

They pick up any sound! In this guide, we have tracked down the most popular condenser microphones for you.

Radio Mics

Radio Mics

Radio Mics are designed to give the musician the freedom to move about the stage unhindered.

Stage Vocal Mics

Stage Vocal Mics

There are many vocal microphones that are suitable for stage use, from the cheapest dynamic to the most expensive condenser.

Drum Mics

Drum Mics

Miking up and recording a drum kit is a fairly complicated procedure, and this can apply equally to choosing the right mics for the job.

Dynamic Microphones

Dynamic Microphones

Dynamic microphones are the basic tools of live sound and play an important role in every recording studio.

Small Diaphragm Mics

Small Diaphragm Mics

Read on and learn all you should know about small diaphragm mics

Recording E-Guitars

Recording E-Guitars

Our aim is to explain the basic process of recording the electric guitar!

Recording Acoustic Guitars

Recording Acoustic Guitars

The acoustic guitar is one of the most frequently recorded instruments in the studio, but it is often recorded poorly.

Cello

Cello

Learning to play an instrument is a long, but immensely rewarding journey, and this guide has been designed to help at the start of that journey.

Reporter Mics

Reporter Mics

There are many types of reporting, interviewing and other broadcasts. Each bring their own audio challenges, and each have their own solutions.

Violas

Violas

Learning to play an Viola is a long, but rewarding journey, and this guide has been designed to help at the start.

Harmonicas

Harmonicas

Welcome to our Online Advisor for Harmonicas.

Ribbon Microphones

Ribbon Microphones

Ribbon microphones sound full, rich, and smooth. Seasoned engineers love their unique sound.

Headphones

Headphones

Headphones are basics for any studio or DJ. But not all headphones are created equal.

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Antares Auto-Tune EFX+ (ESD); pitch correction plugin; software for automatical or manual correction of pitch and intonation; Retune-Speed control for fine tune the desired effect from subtle natural pitch correction to the Auto-Tune Vocal Effect; humanize function reduces artefacts; Auto-EFX...

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Marshall Fridge 4.4 Black; half stack design, Matte black finish on inside and outside; 7 blue LED´s; interior lighting 3 Watt E-14,Transparent removable trays; Thermostat placed at the side adjustable temperature; Increased tray space in door with additional metal holder...

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Pedal Tuner Large HD display, Save different tunings in different colours to be able to call them up again easily, True Strobe offers ± ± ± 0.1 Cent accuracy, More than 100 sweetened tunings with USB connection for user-defined...

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Darkglass Microtubes X Ultra; Effects Pedal for Electric Bass; features all the controls of the Microtubes X7 that allow users to select exactly what frequencies they want to compress and saturate respectively, but, with four additions: 6-band Graphic EQ; Impulse...

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Line6 Spider V 30 MkII

Electric Guitar Modelling Combo Power: 30 Watts, Speakers configuration: 1 x 8" Custom full-range & tweeter, Classic Speaker Mode for an organic sound and natural playing feel, Amp presets arranged by renowned sound designers (ex. Dan Boul of 65amps),...

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Rack Mountable Digital Mixer, Audio Interface and Recorder 20 Input channels: 16 Mono and 2 stereo channels, 16 XLR / TRS combi jacks, Stereo channels with 2x 6.3 mm jack and RCA jacks, Per channel: Gain control, 3-band equaliser,...

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Roland CB-BTRMX; Carrying Case for Roland TR-8, TR-8S and MX-1; durable polyester materials; Fleece interior and foam padding; reinforced handle

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Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 3rd Gen

18-Channel USB2.0 audio interface with USB-C connection 24 Bit / 192 kHz, 4 Scarlett microphone preamps, Phantom power +48 V, Switchable air function, 4 Mic / instrument / line inputs: XLR / 6.3 mm jack combo balanced, 4 Line...

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Rockboard MOD 2 V2 Midi & USB Patchbay

Rockboard MOD 2 V2 All-in-One TRS, Midi & USB Patchbay; all-in-one patchbay for pedalboards; fits MOD slots in RockBoard pedalboards; compatible with a wide variety of other pedalboards; acts as central access point to your effects setup; establishes clean cable...

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Boss EQ-200 Graphic Eq, studio-level stereo sound with 32-bit/96 kHz processing, 4 memory places, LED display, MIDI, USB, controls: 10 slide controls from 30Hz to 12,8kHz, Level, Channel, Memory, 2 footswitches, 2x 1/4 Input (A/Mono, B), 2x 1/4 Output (A/MOno,B)...

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