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Are my amplifier's foot controller/foot switch inputs protected?

I have a guitar amplifier with a 'clean' and 'lead' 'channel' that can be manually toggled. I'd like to switch between my different amplifier settings using a 'foot controller'. I often see schematics ...
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Looper routing ideas?

I need a little help with routing lines and looper I need to get this setup: the input (it's a hurdygurdy put doesn't matter) goes via a on/off pedal to the looper and then to the loop monitor (a ...
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Direct recording an amp head with my audio interface

I have a question about direct recording my amp head. I have a Micro Dark Terror right now and the manual says : " If the Phones jack is not in use, a suitable speaker cabinet must be connected at all ...
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How to connect XTONE Pro to guitar amp

I checked some XTONE Pro interface video online, and it seems people all connect it to speaker via audio interface. There is no successful example connecting it to guitar amp. I tried to connect its ...
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75w Ampeg tube amp with 16 ohm output jacks

I have 2 15" Altec 421A 8 ohm speaker cabinets but would like to also use an 18" EV speaker also. The Ampeg amp has 2 16 ohm speaker output jacks. How would I hook them up or should I use the 2 8ohm ...
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Any advice for creating jpop bass sound?

can someone help with getting bass tone like in this songs? What pedals and amps are usually used in this genre? I have been playing bass ...
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Marshall mg 4 pedal and code 50 amp

I bought a Marshall CODE50 amp and they sent me an mg 4 pedal with it. Is there any way to make it work with the CODE50, and what is the difference?
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Recording audio from amplifier to mobile

I wanna record audio from an amplifier (this) via android phone. I have a 6.3mm trs and 3.5mm trrs jack. I wanna know how to wiring them for recording purposes. For example: 6.3mm left and right ...
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Headrush (multi effects) into Mesa Boogie Mark V 35 Amp - Issue!

I have a Mesa Boogie Mark V 35 practice amp, and I love the natural tone of this amp on the clean and red channels. It is fantastic to play it 'straight'/'raw' without any effects. However I have a ...
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Radio hearing when connect axefx3 to return of tube amply

I have a problem when I use my amply as an amplifier only bypassing tonestack. When I connect a guitar in the front input of amply all works well and I didn't hear any radio station. But when I ...
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When I use the Aux In on my guitar amp the sound only goes through when I touch the aux with my finger

I want to plug in my guitar and my phone into my amp so I can play over a song, the whole system works properly but can only hear my phone when I touch the aux head, otherwise it’s a loud buzz and ...
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Can you connect your ipad to the headphone jack in your guitar amplifier and record using garageband?

I have a marshall mg 15fx amplifier and no audio interface or mic.
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Peavey Vypyr 2 (40W) and sanpera 1

I have purchased a Sanpera 1 pedal unit and have been given a Peavey VYPYR 2 amp to use with it. I don't need all the sounds that the VYPYR produces, as having started playing in the 1950's and not ...
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no sound from Vox vx1 amp without headphones plugged in

I have a Vox VX1 practice amp that was given to me. when I play through the headphones, everything works and the amp settings all adjust as they should. However, when I remove the headphones from the ...
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Fender G-DEC stuck on boot

I haven't used the amp for about a year. But it already started to have problems some time before: while playing, all of a sudden, it would freeze up and stop working. I tried to reset it multiple ...
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Can IR balanced output from Engl ironball e606se plug directly to a monitor speaker

I am buying a guitar amp and thinking about engl ironball e606se. I have a limited space for my apartment, so I prefer a small speaker than 1x12 cab. However, I don’t know that is it ok to use ir ...
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Microphone getting feedback random levels from my amp

I bought this microphone so to eliminate wind sounds for singing, where I play acoustic guitar live in a restaurant, and with my electroacoustic guitar Ibañez model GA5TCE. I am able to play, sing, ...
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Filtering noise from (bass) guitar headphone amp?

For bass guitar practice, I'm using a headphone amp - or rather a preamp with a headphone out - which I then put through a small analogue mixer or directly to headphones. I like the sound of this ...
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What makes Peavey amps so unique?

The more I listen to Peavey guitar amps the more I want one. To me there is just something magical about the gain structure of those amps especially the 5150 and all the models that succeeded it. Is ...
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Mooer GE100 with only headphones for beginners

So, I've been wanting to get a multi-effects processor (Mooer GE100) with my first electric guitar purchase(been playing an acoustic since 2 years). I won't be buying an amp tho, only a headphone(AKG ...
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Does using the line out bypass my inhouse speakers on my combo amp?

I have a Johnson Blueline 100r combo amp and I want to connect it to an external cabinet and use them simultaneoualy. I am unsure if the line out will bypass the inhouse speakers.
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Amplifier problem

I have a Fender Mustang and a Fender SCE acoustic. this morning I started playing and had no issues everything was fine, I finished playing and when I got back I set everything and played again, this ...
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How does a H&K guitar amp footswitch work?

I have a 4 channel footswitch for my Hughes & Kettner Attax 300. It worked fine for years, but now it only changes the first 2 or sometimes 3 channels. I wasn't able to find any information on how ...
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Marshall G100RCD

I was wondering if I could use the Marshall five way foot switch with my Marshall G100RCD? I was going to get the standard pedal, but thought about the five way instead.
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