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Gain control pre-amp and power amp - where to dial in?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by mrpackerguy, Apr 19, 2005.

  1. mrpackerguy

    mrpackerguy Supporting Member

    Jul 3, 2004
    Madison, Wisconsin
    Is it best to run the gain control higher on the pre-amp or the power amp? I can't really tell a difference in tone quality eaither way.
  2. Plain Old Me

    Plain Old Me

    Dec 14, 2004
    Run them about the same. If you run the preamp too high without the poweramp running at the same or higher, it makes the preamp start to clip.
  3. Bob Lee (QSC)

    Bob Lee (QSC) In case you missed it, I work for QSC Audio! Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jul 3, 2001
    Costa Mesa, Calif.
    Technical Communications Developer, QSC Audio
    Fixed it for you.