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Balanced FX/Unbalanced FX loop

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by 2pods, Nov 18, 2003.


  1. 2pods

    2pods

    Mar 27, 2002
    Scotland
    I have a TC Triple Ccompressor, and a TC M-OneXL.
    I've been trying them in the fx loop of an Ashdown EvoII 500.

    The Triple C has jacks so, that seems OK. The M1 uses xlr's with balanced jacks so it sounded OK at first.

    However, on last week's gig, I noticed I had to turn the amp volume way up to get the volume I usually get.

    At the first break, I disconnected the M1 (I was running the bass straight into the compressor at the time) and the volume went back to normal:eek:

    Obviously something wrong.
    I know balanced xlr's can be wired to unbalanced jacks, but with the Triple C working so well, I thought it would work with the stero jacks as only the tip and ground would be connecting
    :confused: