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Laptop and bass through the same amp?

Discussion in 'Amps, Mics & Pickups [DB]' started by damonsmith, Aug 29, 2007.


  1. damonsmith

    damonsmith

    May 10, 2006
    Quincy, MA
    I have a GK 200mb, and I'd like to get a laptop and my 7 string eub through it at the same time.
    I tried a spiltter and the effects loop, but only one or the other will come through. I don't want to have to drag around a mixer, maybe a tiny one if they make such a thing.
     
  2. D.A.R.K.

    D.A.R.K. Supporting Member

    Aug 20, 2003
    Virginia
    i've done exactly what you are describing.
    your easiest/cheapest solution is to buy a small, cheap mixer
    and run a mono out to the effects loop return.
    this will bypass your pre-amp.
    if you still need the pre-amp for your bass tone, you can plug the bass into the input of the amp, take the effects out into a channel of the board, and send it back with the mix into the effects return.
    you can get a cheap, small behringer mixer(the size of an effect pedal)
    for around 35 bucks.
    cheers
     
  3. damonsmith

    damonsmith

    May 10, 2006
    Quincy, MA

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