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? Connecting two guitar amps together is a technique that many veteran guitar players use to expand their sound. So plug into the high input of one amp, and run a cable from the low to the high input of the second amp. I have four amps set up with a Voodoo Labs Amp Switcher. 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. One of … 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! One amp was a Fender Vibroluxe Reverb and the other was a Peavey Deuce. Amp goes down, improvise guys, I'll be right back, saved me and my other guitar player a few times. just wondering if anyone else out there on these boards is using two seperate amps for crunchy and cleans. The guitar amp contains a power amplifier inside the box or a preamp. The same thing is just as viable with bass rigs. 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. How can I (using a single guitar cable) effectively play both at once..without any damage to the amps.. Other stereo modulation effects, such as flangers and choruses, also make use of multiple speakers in a similar fashion. I have a Digitech whammy pedal that has a wet and a dry output. Replied You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. First, decide on the kind of mic that will work with its partner. If you want to use two amps simultaneously, there are some things you need to know before you flip on those power switches. 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. 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. two amps at once If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. Solved Latest Post: Where to start when teaching kids? Theres one guitar going through two amps with each amp panned hard to either side. Marshall Amp = Footswitch, Input(for guitar), CD In, and a Emulated Line-out and headphones. I saw an awesome video on youtube once going over one artists pedalboard and he did something amazing i had never considered. And the Rocktron also has two inputs, one labeled "High" and one "Low." Posts: 47. I sent one to each amp. Not Replied Assuming you haul two, I typically did when we gigged except one bar which was two miles from my house. 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). Discussion in 'Amp Input - Normal or Bright' started by Shades of Blue, Jan 7, 2011. This is more important to … Choosing the right Cab model or IR can have a huge effect on the tone of a single amp. Closed. Adding a second amp (which I do frequently) increases your overall dynamic range / headroom, whether A/B or A+B between the amps. Using two amps together Last Post RSS moriondor (@moriondor) Eminent Member. Our newest member: Kristenscelm He likely switches between them but you can use two at a time for some cool effects. Or the Line 6 Vetta has dual amps where you can mix and stuff. By mixing the two you develop a best of both worlds kind of 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. Forum contains unread posts How do you go about doing this? For example a Marshall has a good cutting sound while a Mesa has more low end "girth" and gain. Replied Or try recording takes w/ separate amps and then mixing the two exact parts. Many years ago I used a setup that involved two amps (both on and audible simultaneously at all times). 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. Recent Posts Unread Posts Tags, Forum Icons: Forum contains no unread posts Two guitarists in one band – both playing the same amp model. Not exactly. Private 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. You can get a cool guitar and bass harmony thing going on with the octave down. Once turned on, the amp has to be hooked up a particular way. Mark all read, Topic Icons: but i dont like that pedal at the end of the pedal chain. 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. As a result, we have many amps today that have one or two valves in preamp only. Sticky Buy a Y-cable with ¼-inch male end and two ¼-inch female ends. 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. Using multiple amp mics isn’t hard, but there are a few things you need to think about before the red light goes on. 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). For example, many delay pedals have stereo outputs for “ping-pong” effects, in which repeats bounce back and forth between a pair of speakers. Joined: 14 years ago. From guitar, use an A+B box (not an A OR B box). Never let anyone tell you differenately." 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. Mark all read, Topic Icons: The idea is to keep the tubes but not entirely. Sounds cool i guess. Home Forums > Other Discussion Forums > Amp Input - Normal or Bright > How do you use two amps at once??? 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? Many players use two amps for stereo techniques that require multiple loudspeakers. The annual Supporting Member Giveaway is on. Private 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. I have 2 amps.1 of them is what I use for recording. I usually track a DI signal (Radio J48), and I split that signal to two or three amps trough a George Lynch Tripler. The other common reason for running two or more amps is for blending. If you still have the amp … Some amps have them built in, mostly car stereo amps. If it has one, there will be a bridging switch to enable it. Carvin VT112 Peavey C30 Fender Pro Jr. Fender Blues Jr. Forum contains unread posts You're kinda "blending" two preamps as well into one signal going into your effects pedals. 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). Once your are recording two amps, it would be wise to isolate the amps in separate rooms. Home Forums > Amplifier Discussion Forums > Amp Central Station > Win a Broadcaster or one of 3 Teles! And the rest of the circuit is created using transistors and diodes. 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. Marshall Amp = Footswitch, Input(for guitar), CD In, and a Emulated Line-out and headphones. 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. Recent Posts Unread Posts Tags, Forum Icons: 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. Hot 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. I suppose in a way the marshall would become a sort of pre-amp and the Kustom would be where the power is produced. so what kinda of device can i use to split one line into two… Telecaster Guitar Forum. Fender Stratocaster Guitar Forum. I have two amplifiers that I … Closed. Sticky Behringer makes a couple low cost versions, or you could build your own (I did). When you plug into two amps, you’ll often hear a strong humming sound that vibrates out of your speakers. Each amp and brand has it's own signature sound. Solved Hello all, this is my first post so I thought I would ask a question that has been haunting me for a while. In My Time of Dying by Led Zeppelin uses something like that. Unapproved -Magneto, XMen. 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. I plug one amp into the wet and one amp into the dry. 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). I've tried recording 2 amps at once. I love to use two amps to mess around occasionally. 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. into a single IR that can be imported into Helix that blends multiple speakers, mics, mic positions, room mics, etc. Another cool trick is to position the amps in the room such that you can stereo mic them. 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. This technique allows you the ability to use two different-sounding amplifiers to create a fuller guitar tone. Im guessing you need some sort of signal splitter of some sort, but wouldnt a splitter reduce the guitar signal to the individual amps? Peavey 5150 = High Gain Input, Low Gain Input, speaker cab input, and an FX Loop input. right now i am useing an effects pedal with two outputs. You can use a PC to blend multiple speaker IRs, EQs, impedance curves, etc. The speaker is connected to the + of the left channel and the - of the right channel. Active Not Replied Pretty chill. 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. Our newest member: Kristenscelm Peavey 5150 = High Gain Input, Low Gain Input, speaker cab input, and an FX Loop input. just my 2 cents steven I have two amplifiers that I have used at the same time with a boss splitter pedal. Forum contains no 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. 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