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Does it happen at any volume? try low gain, high master and other combinations. Also try with all effects and modeling off. If it happens at any volume it sounds like the input signal is inadvertently causing the amp to clip and go into some type of protection mode. Check any connections you can like cables, input jack and the fuse. If it still happens you ...


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Eventually I did 2 things I wrote to Laney and asked them, if it'll be ok to use higher impedance headphones with their combo, and the answer was: Yes it will be fine because the headphone out has a limiter! I bought the pair, plug into the combo out and it sounds pretty good! Way better than my old Grados. So I guess we can conclude - 250 Ohm ...


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In my experience, ASIO Link Pro "works," but it has some issues. It successfully routed my system audio to my DAW and my DAW audio to other programs, but it seems to have some glitches. On my system (Windows 10, Creative X-Fi Titinium HD, ASIO4ALL) the audio cuts out for about 4 or 5 seconds every minute. It happens precisely every one minute after ...


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To be sure I understand, you want to plug headphones into your speaker out on a tube amp head? I would say absolutely not. It doesn't matter what you have plugged into your FX loop. If you want signal from your cabinet out, that comes from the power amp. A speaker out sends a "hot" load from your power amp to the speaker. If that load is not resolved ...


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As far as I know, the external cabinet output must be after the power amp stage, otherwise your signal wouldn't have enough power to drive the speakers. So if you interrupt the signal path at the effects loop, you would mute both the internal and external speaker at the same time. You might be able to plug the effects send from the amp into your USB ...


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If you have 1/4" Headphones with 8-16 Ohm resistance, just plug them into the external speaker jack. You will need a 1/4 Mono to Stereo converter plug (Mono Male, Stereo female), but that's all.


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If you have an iPhone or iPad you can use garage band as a microphone and have your EarPods underneath the over ear headphones plugged into the amp. This is an odd solution that might seem dumb but if I had no way of acquiring any other equipment this is what I would have done.


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My initial thought was practicing with only one headphone in so as to hear both the guitar and the vocals, but I haven't actually tried it to see if it works. On the other hand, Practicing unplugged Do you absolutely need to have the headphones? I was thinking you might actually want to try practicing unplugged (maybe on an acoustic, depending on who you ...


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If you want to hear your voice through the headphones, it's going to be difficult to avoid using a microphone! You might be surprised at how cheaply you can buy a small mixer with inputs for guitar and mic. Look at the Berhinger stuff. Maybe no need to use the Fender amp at all - mixers generally have a headphone output.


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TL;DR: DON'T BOTHER TO BUY A PA SYSTEM! All the other answers seem to cover all bases, but I think people forgot one particular detail: on the 1970s and early 80s, it was common for bands to own their PA systems (and lights, and stage assembly etc). This is not the case any more! Almost all venues that you'd be playing these days have their own PA in ...


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Using low volumes on stage and micing/DI'ing your amps to a console gives your sound engineer more control on how your music sounds in the audience, which hopefully improves the quality. At the price of a higher cost (devices and engineer). While you are not sure what to buy, rent. I might have been lucky, but in my experience renting a PA is pretty ...


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Rockin Cowboy has comprehensively covered a lot of points! A couple more thoughts for you. Consider what sort and size venues the band may be gigging at. There's a fair difference between a bar that can hold 50 people from an outdoor gig where there might be 300 or so. And the equipment will vary accordingly. As already stated, guitarist and bassist ought ...


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I went down a similar path to eventually starting a full band to accompany me on stage in paying gigs vs playing just for fun. My band has bass, two guitars, drums and vocal mics for all four musicians. What you would need for amplification of your instruments and vocals is highly dependent on the venue your band will be performing in. For a small pub, ...


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