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HELP!! Am I overloading my amp?!?!

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by FOE_Bass, Jan 5, 2001.


  1. FOE_Bass

    FOE_Bass Guest

    Jun 29, 2000
    Grass Valley, CA
    I have a blown out 20w practice amp that I blew out a while ago, but have just recently apreciated the tone it gives me. It has a very dirty crunch noise when I put on headphones out of the headphone jack, and I have ran it through my bigger (125w) amp, but I am afraid this will overload it since there is power running out of the headphone jack. Will this hurt my big amp? Isn't it like running an active bass to the amp? Any questions feel free to ask, I'm sure that my post may be a little hard to follow.
     
  2. FOE_Bass

    FOE_Bass Guest

    Jun 29, 2000
    Grass Valley, CA
    Does anyone know the answer to my problem?
     
  3. Bryan_G

    Bryan_G

    Apr 28, 2000
    Austin, Texas
    Hmm, are you running a headphone or preamp out(from the small amp), to the bass input on the larger amp? That wont hurt it. To the best of my knowledge. I do that all the time. Maybe that will help.
     
  4. FOE_Bass

    FOE_Bass Guest

    Jun 29, 2000
    Grass Valley, CA
    It's the headphone out.
     
  5. --I have a blown out 20w practice amp that I blew out a while ago--

    What?