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Amp Help

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Harps, Apr 19, 2006.


  1. Harps

    Harps

    Feb 22, 2006
    If i plug my 20W amp into another 20W amp through the external speaker will i have two 20W amps playing from my guitar, or does it not work like that.
     
  2. Hyde

    Hyde

    Mar 30, 2006
    I'm guessing you'll have fried amp, but I'm not positive.
     
  3. anderbass

    anderbass

    Dec 20, 2005
    Phoenix. Az.
    It does not work like that.

    You can split your guitars output, with a (y-cord adaptor) or a (a-b-y peadal), to run 2 combos or 2 amps/cabs.

    You should not, hook 2 amps to 1 speaker.
    That could cause smoke, to leak out of your amps.....;)
     
  4. BillyB_from_LZ

    BillyB_from_LZ Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2000
    Chicago
    You'll probably have two 0 watt amps because they'll both be damaged.

    You can get a Y cord and plug you bass into the input of both amps simultaneously.
     
  5. Harps

    Harps

    Feb 22, 2006
    The external speaker i was on about isnt another speaker its the input port thingy on my amp, i was wondering if i could connect a cable from there to the other amp.
     
  6. BillyB_from_LZ

    BillyB_from_LZ Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2000
    Chicago
    Never interconnect the outputs of solid state amps...
     
  7. Harps

    Harps

    Feb 22, 2006
    Ah ok i wont try anything then thanks
     
  8. anderbass

    anderbass

    Dec 20, 2005
    Phoenix. Az.
    I had 2 more ideas for you:
    Some amps have a line out, or record out jack, you can try runing this out of 1st amp, to operate the 2nd amp.
    Some amps have 2 inputs.
    On some of these amps,(fender twin reverb for one) you can plug your guitar into input #2.
    Then run a cord from input #1 (of first amp) to operate the 2nd amp.
     

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