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Two amps...one bass

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by tubatodd, Dec 4, 2013.

  1. tubatodd

    tubatodd Supporting Member

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    So I have 3 combo amps and two of them seem like they might work quite nicely together. I thought about running the XLR out from one amp into the input of the other, but that doesn't seem ideal.

    I've seen ABY switches, but I was wondering what y'all think. Can anyone recommend a good inexpensive ABY switch? Thanks
  2. Sid Fang

    Sid Fang Reformed Fusion Player Supporting Member

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    Boss has one for ~$40. Behringer has one for ~$35. But it's not clear to me what you're going to do with it. Neither would let you run both amps at the same time.
  3. Mr. Foxen

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    Buffered split will do. Boss TU2 does it.
  4. thebass905

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    The morley ABY switches will get it done just fine... I found one for 25 here
  5. Jerryr63

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  6. zon6c-f

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    I use a Whirlwind A B Y.

    No issues..I am very satisfied using it..NO EXTRANEOUS NOISE, EITHER.

    I can either use both amps or reverse it and run 2 basses into one amp..either way A B Y is a great tool to have.

    Many brands to choose from.. keep us posted as for your choice.
  7. Robus

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    Won't work on the TU-3 far as I can tell.
  8. KeithPas

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    I run two separate rigs through my chorus pedal.
  9. tubatodd

    tubatodd Supporting Member

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    I have a hartke kickback 10 and now a TC bg250-210 and I thought I could link them (A+B) to make a single 370w 310 rig. The goal is to add some more headroom to the TC when needed. A good clean reliable ABY is what sounded best.
  10. johnpbass

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    Lehle makes some really high quality switchers. A little more pricey but dead quiet and solidly built.

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