Alesis 16 Drum Machine

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Steve S, Nov 13, 2002.

  1. Steve S

    Steve S

    Jul 26, 2000
    Why does my amp decrease in volume when I plug in the Alesis drum machine and my bass? I've tried plugging it into the different inputs to no avail.
  2. yoshi


    Jul 12, 2002
    England, London
    hi sorry to state the obvious, and seeing as ive never used the unit i wouldnt know, but is there was 'sub volume' control on the unit itself, if so maybe its not tuned up fully. If this is the case, it'd explain the sound decrese.
  3. Steve S

    Steve S

    Jul 26, 2000
    The volume control of the drum machine works's the volume of the bass that drops significantly.
  4. ihixulu

    ihixulu Supporting Member

    Mar 31, 2000
    getting warmer
    Might be that the inputs of your amp are designed in such a way that the amount of gain available when both inputs are used is reduced to minimize distortion


    Plugging both inputs causes some kind of impednace change which causes your bass's out out to go down


    your equipment is possessed and is messing with you.