This technique allows you the ability to use two different-sounding amplifiers to create a fuller guitar tone. So plug into the high input of one amp, and run a cable from the low to the high input of the second amp. Peavey 5150 = High Gain Input, Low Gain Input, speaker cab input, and an FX Loop input. I sent one to each amp. Carvin VT112 Peavey C30 Fender Pro Jr. Fender Blues Jr. Pretty chill. -Magneto, XMen. I use some baffling between amps, and I try to keep all the amps off the ground to cut down on bass mud and/or bleed. From guitar, use an A+B box (not an A OR B box). Never let anyone tell you differenately." Forum contains no unread posts And the Rocktron also has two inputs, one labeled "High" and one "Low." Hot right now i am useing an effects pedal with two outputs. Mark all read, Topic Icons: First, decide on the kind of mic that will work with its partner. My question is this, can someone tell me how to combine these two amps to where I can hear both amps at once and it work through my computer.I like the Marshall for its clean tones but its distortion is CRAP.I like my 5150 for everything except that it doesnt have a Line-in input.How can I combine the two?If possible can I combine them to where I hear the 5150 more than the Marshall amp?I've done this before but I want you guy's opinion, "You're a God among insects. Posts: 47. Im guessing you need some sort of signal splitter of some sort, but wouldnt a splitter reduce the guitar signal to the individual amps? He likely switches between them but you can use two at a time for some cool effects. Closed. Recent Posts Unread Posts Tags, Forum Icons: I like using three together on a stereo track with two panned not quite hard and one up the middle to get a blended sound. Also, remember with Fender reverb amps, the normal and reverb channels are out-of-phase, so if you use the normal on one, and reverb on another, you may get some phase cancellation at certain spots in the venue. Sounds cool i guess. a cauliflower is just a cabbage with a college education, Please ignore this post as I have found the answer on another thread, thanks :), Latest Post: Where to start when teaching kids? It's a Marshall MG Series 30DFX.The other one is my BABY.. it's a Peavey 5150 Halfstack.Here are all of the inputs/outputs on each amp. Private Sticky He's basically using two amps, one with his dry signal and the other his wet (dry/wet is basically the signal without any trem/reverb etc and the signal with it). but i dont like that pedal at the end of the pedal chain. You can find many guitar amps billed as "two channel" amps, but many of these are still intended to amplify only one guitar at a time. By mixing the two you develop a best of both worlds kind of sound. Marshall Amp = Footswitch, Input(for guitar), CD In, and a Emulated Line-out and headphones. Forum contains unread posts Tanglewood TW28STE (Shadow P7 EQ) acousticYamaha RGX 320FZ electric guitar/Egnater Tweaker 15 amp.Yamaha RBX 270 bass/Laney DB 150 amp.http://www.soundclick.com/kalleinsweden. Yes, but it's good practice to keep both amps on the same electrical circuit (try using the same outlet for both) to avoid hum or even electrocution (usually mild, but dangerous on a wet floor). Some amps have them built in, mostly car stereo amps. Not Replied If you want to use two amps simultaneously, there are some things you need to know before you flip on those power switches. Or the Line 6 Vetta has dual amps where you can mix and stuff. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. I have two amplifiers that I have used at the same time with a boss splitter pedal. I love to use two amps to mess around occasionally. The idea is to keep the tubes but not entirely. Solved Latest Post: Where to start when teaching kids? Once your are recording two amps, it would be wise to isolate the amps in separate rooms. Connecting two guitar amps together is a technique that many veteran guitar players use to expand their sound. The annual Supporting Member Giveaway is on. I just ran a cable from my guitar to my pedals, and the last pedal in the chain was a Boss Stereo Chorus which had two outputs. It would still be going into the one stereo input in the computer, but with the mixer you could pan each amp hard-left and hard-right to get that double-tracked sound. Mark all read, Topic Icons: Theres one guitar going through two amps with each amp panned hard to either side. How do you go about doing this? Each amp and brand has it's own signature sound. into a single IR that can be imported into Helix that blends multiple speakers, mics, mic positions, room mics, etc. Not exactly. I have four amps set up with a Voodoo Labs Amp Switcher. I have one specific able that is a few inches long and has two male jacks, and one female (so that I can play both channels of the Vox at once). Buy a Y-cable with ¼-inch male end and two ¼-inch female ends. Private Our newest member: Kristenscelm How can I (using a single guitar cable) effectively play both at once..without any damage to the amps.. Sticky Other stereo modulation effects, such as flangers and choruses, also make use of multiple speakers in a similar fashion. Joined: 14 years ago. Our newest member: Kristenscelm Recent Posts Unread Posts Tags, Forum Icons: Or try recording takes w/ separate amps and then mixing the two exact parts. Replied I have a Digitech whammy pedal that has a wet and a dry output. Only once I got a good sound w/ two amps in the same room, and it was a for a part of a song that was meant to be horribly loud. Closed. For simplicity’s sake, we’ll assume the first mic is a dynamic cardioid like the above mentioned SM57, simply because this type of mic is so common and you can always rely on it to deliver the goods. Amp goes down, improvise guys, I'll be right back, saved me and my other guitar player a few times. I usually track a DI signal (Radio J48), and I split that signal to two or three amps trough a George Lynch Tripler. Home Forums > Amplifier Discussion Forums > Amp Central Station > Win a Broadcaster or one of 3 Teles! I have two amplifiers that I … just my 2 cents steven Backup amps are always a good thing, if your using two you already have it there, if both go bad, well then your in trouble probably anyway. Home Forums > Other Discussion Forums > Amp Input - Normal or Bright > How do you use two amps at once??? This is more important to … Using stereo effects after the amp model into a stereo FRFR can provide depth without requiring two amps. Solved Active If it has one, there will be a bridging switch to enable it. For example a Marshall has a good cutting sound while a Mesa has more low end "girth" and gain. Two guitarists in one band – both playing the same amp model. One amp was a Fender Vibroluxe Reverb and the other was a Peavey Deuce. Topic starter 15/03/2007 9:35 pm Hello all, this is my first post so I thought I would ask a question that has been haunting me for a while. Using multiple amp mics isn’t hard, but there are a few things you need to think about before the red light goes on. Forum contains unread posts I am hoping there is a way to run the amps in series (if thats what its called) where the marshall amp is the one that will create the desired sound but the Kusom amp is the one that gives the volume and drives the 4x12 cab. Assuming you haul two, I typically did when we gigged except one bar which was two miles from my house. The same thing is just as viable with bass rigs. Forum contains no unread posts so what kinda of device can i use to split one line into two… Plugging two guitars into a guitar amplifier that is designed for one guitar at a time, can be done - but it's not recommended for reasons suggested in other answers. Now the sound I get from the marshall AVT100 is fine but the Kustom head just doesnt give me what I want, but it happens to be as loud as hell! Hot You can use a PC to blend multiple speaker IRs, EQs, impedance curves, etc. Unapproved i have two amps a mesa and a blackstar both with effects loops, and two pedals a tc electronic reverb and boss rc-3 loopstation both with stereo in and out. That brings me to the secondary question - If two at once is NOT possible, in the alternative, is it possible to have two guitars plugged in but only using one at once (I would imagine if you can do this, you could also do them at the same time, but if for some reason you can, I'll ask the question). Probably a dumb question, I'm a little inexperienced when it comes to stuff like this Do you guys some how split your guitar cables? One of … And the rest of the circuit is created using transistors and diodes. If you still have the amp … Send signal to both amps - the signal doesn't really weaken its strength in half, only about 5%. For that I think you'd have to mic the amp with no line-out and use the line-out of the amp which has it and put them through a stereo mixing board before going into the PC. two amps at once If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. Marshall Amp = Footswitch, Input(for guitar), CD In, and a Emulated Line-out and headphones. Behringer makes a couple low cost versions, or you could build your own (I did). As a result, we have many amps today that have one or two valves in preamp only. I know that Santana is using a Jim Dunlop Amp Switcher ( 1 input/ 4 output) making it possible to switch the guitar to different amps just with a foot clic. Discussion in 'Amp Input - Normal or Bright' started by Shades of Blue, Jan 7, 2011. In My Time of Dying by Led Zeppelin uses something like that. Fender Stratocaster Guitar Forum. What I've found is the sound is much better (again, this is just for me) if one of the amps in my stereo setup is set relatively clean and also is connected to the bulk of the modulation type effects. I suppose in a way the marshall would become a sort of pre-amp and the Kustom would be where the power is produced. just wondering if anyone else out there on these boards is using two seperate amps for crunchy and cleans. Unapproved Choosing the right Cab model or IR can have a huge effect on the tone of a single amp. When you plug into two amps, you’ll often hear a strong humming sound that vibrates out of your speakers. Not Replied Another cool trick is to position the amps in the room such that you can stereo mic them. I plug one amp into the wet and one amp into the dry. You're kinda "blending" two preamps as well into one signal going into your effects pedals. Adding a second amp (which I do frequently) increases your overall dynamic range / headroom, whether A/B or A+B between the amps. The guitar amp contains a power amplifier inside the box or a preamp. right now i have a 30watt and a 10watt amp and i like the fullness i get when i plus my guitar into both at the same time. Now that’s a challenge, so read on to see how we’d solve it diplomatically… A guitar-playing twosome wrote us recently to pose some intriguing questions that sparked spirited discussions around the water cooler at Blog Of Tone towers. Peavey 5150 = High Gain Input, Low Gain Input, speaker cab input, and an FX Loop input. Many years ago I used a setup that involved two amps (both on and audible simultaneously at all times). Once turned on, the amp has to be hooked up a particular way. My question is this, can someone tell me how to combine these two amps to where I can hear both amps at once and it work through my computer. The other common reason for running two or more amps is for blending. The speaker is connected to the + of the left channel and the - of the right channel. Telecaster Guitar Forum. ive been using one amp with the tc electronic and boss into the effects loop, then my guitar into a tuner pedal into the front of one amp. Active Hello all, this is my first post so I thought I would ask a question that has been haunting me for a while. You can get a cool guitar and bass harmony thing going on with the octave down. I have 2 amps.1 of them is what I use for recording. For example, many delay pedals have stereo outputs for “ping-pong” effects, in which repeats bounce back and forth between a pair of speakers. 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