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 youre 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!
Choosing a Computer
Computers can be very complicated. We're here to offer some advice!
Choosing a PA System
Whether youre a fan, a promoter or a performer, the refined craft of live sound is vitally important.
Choosing a digital piano actually involves many of the same considerations as choosing a real piano.
Electric guitars are ten a penny and nowadays there are at least as many models and makers to choose from.
In this guide well outline the basic principles of studio monitors, and take a closer look at their most common features.
There are a wealth of synthesisers available today, ranging from hardware keyboards to virtual software instruments.
Drum kits for beginners
This guide will help you find a suitable drum kit and accessories for beginners.
The steel-strung acoustic guitar has a range of sounds that are unmistakeable and not easily replicated with any other type of guitar.
Here is a overview of the bass and all its component parts, from vintage to modern instruments.
Portable keyboards now offer a wealth of features to suit both the first time musician and professional songwriter alike.
Guitar Multi FX
The multi-FX concept has been around in various forms since the mid 80s - It is therefore no surprise that there is a huge range of hardware available.
Until recently, the classical guitar represented the most popular route into guitar playing.
You could sum up the whole idea of a PA power amplifier in a single word - sound. The power amp is a crucial part of a musicians live sound.
This tutorial covers audio compressors and how they are used.
Learning to play an Viola is a long, but rewarding journey, and this guide has been designed to help at the start.
Percussion instruments are the backbone of many traditional styles of music and are a wonderful way to add colour, texture and motion to contemporary music.
Is mastering a black art best left to the professionals, or with the right technology, is it something that anyone can attempt?
The trumpet is one of the most versatile instruments, standing its ground in every music genre imaginable.
This guide aims to help complete beginners and existing double bass students (and their parents).
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.
Welcome to our Online Advisor for Harmonicas.
Lets take a close look at this beautiful-sounding instrument.
The workstation keyboards has come of age and found niches in many different areas.
This article will look at what MIDI is, how its used to connect different devices, and some of the more popular MIDI interfaces.
Explore the oboe, the wonderful sound it makes, and the beautiful music written for it.
We're looking forward to hearing from you and aim to solve any problems as soon as we can.