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It will at least do something. One of the 4 channels will be triggered. Just test it out...


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I have a 40-50w tube openback combo with a 98dB 12 inch speaker. It is loud but very directional even placed on the floor. In the rehersal room i have it standing on top of a unused small 15" bass cab and that works well. Live though on a small crowded stage placed on the floor i have to play far too loud in able to hear myself. 12" and 15" are very ...


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Are you plugging the guitar directly into the speakers, or into your phone which is plugged into the speakers? If the former, then the latter might work since the iPhone/iPod has quite a range for speaker volume. Probably not perfect but worth trying.


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You actually need a "Preamp" with a line-out port and any mic preamp will do the job. A guitar pickup is a passive device that is to weak to create a line level signal, so it needs to be amplified to the line level for your speaker. Most probably your speakers have only a "Line-in" port. Line level is ok, but with preamps you may reach higher levels ...


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Firstly, a pedal is nothing more than a preamplifier. A guitar amplifier also has a preamplifier. Both can produce distortion, and, at low volumes, this distortion is amplified more or less cleanly by the amplifier's power amp. The difference is that the pedal doesn't have the same tone as the pre-amp in the guitar amp. Furthermore, most pedals are simply ...


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a lot of amps have two channels where you can set one for rhythm, and the other for lead, with a foot switch to flip between the two. It looks like the AD30 has that setup ? How you set the channels is up to you, of course. However there are other factors. Let's say you have your rhythm amp sound as clean with a little bit of 'crunch', and your lead sound ...


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To answer one of the sub-questions: The way you'd do it with an AD30, or other 2-channel amp, is to set one of the channels as distorted, the other as clean and then use the foot switch to toggle between them. One of the aspects that you have to finesse in this approach is achieving the desired relative overall volume between the two channels while ...


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I've been going through the manual and the different settings of the Pod HD and I found out that you can change the output setting, depending on how you use it. My Pod was set on "Combo Front", which is good for amps but not really for direct recording. Changing the output mode to "Studio Direct" improved the sound quality significantly, which solves my ...


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You can't get any rock sound with your 10G Fender Amp. Although @Charles said "go experiment with your amp yourself" or something, I would upgrade to a better amp, or buy an overdrive/boost/distortion pedal. But obviously, the price will be more expensive than your 10G. If you maxed out your gain, and put your treble on 9 (o'clock), bass on 3-4, and ...


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Well, first of all don't expect your 10w amp will sound like the Marshall stacks you hear on rock records. Usually those beginner amps are pretty bare bones and sound passable when you are just starting out but you will eventually upgrade to a better amp with more tonal options. For the time being, start experimenting with the knobs and see how each one ...


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It's possible that the headphone output is voiced to sound that way. If you're recording, try just adjusting your sound based on that instead! You should be able to monitor the sound when your track is armed for recording, so use that get the best sound possible before laying the track down! If you're using a software amp sim in the DAW, then remember you ...


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The problem with HiFi systems used for guitar is that they don't have flat response; instead, they're optimized to make listening to mastered music more pleasant. A couple of tips to fight that: See if you have a "direct", "bypass", "pure stereo" or similarly named mode; most modern hi-fi systems feature such a setting for CD playback, which goes around ...


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I think it's because you don't have a tube amp and/or enough volume set on the amp for the tone to get overdriven and break up. The Dot is ideally paired with a tube amp and the idea is that you set your amp volume high enough so that when you have max volume on guitar you get overdrive but if you roll down volume on guitar a little you get clean tone. Then ...



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