Quiet Guitar Playing Solution?

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  1. HappyDude20 macrumors 68020

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    Hi all,

    Currently living in the middle floor of an apartment complex that doesn't fare too well with strumming an acoustic guitar at odd hours of the night and was hoping for a solution to practice the guitar. Perhaps via an iOS solution in which I can connect headphones to an iOS based guitar peripheral. Surely one must exist that honors a recommendation from the forum. Any guidance is truly appreciated.
     
  2. daflake macrumors 6502a

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    Don't know of anything on a iPhone, but you could mute your strings at these odd hours using a towel or covering the sound hole so that you can still practice. It doesn't sound great, but it is a solution I have used in a hotel from time to time.
     
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    He has an acoustic
     
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    I red that, but it is cheaper than buying the Yamaha they suggested him, and still a good way to practice...buy an iRig and a Cheap elecric guitar......

    BTW they have an acoustic version as well... http://www.ikmultimedia.com/products/irigacoustic/ of course that does not remove the sound, for that, you need to stuff the hole...or use something like https://www.amazon.com/Planet-Waves-Screeching-Acoustic-Soundhole/dp/B0010SHU18 result might vary though....
     
  8. OllyW Moderator

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    That's a great solution for an electric guitar. Be aware you need to get the iRig HD 2 if you want to use it with an iPhone 7.
     
  9. daflake macrumors 6502a

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    It is a good idea, but it won't play the same as the acoustic. I have also struggled with finding a good solution for the acoustic side and found it was easiest to use a dishrag and mute it. That being said, some people like to hear the tone and the other solution above is a nice idea and probably has the same action or similar as an acoustic. Short of going with electric, it is hard to find something quiet.
     

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