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What would happen if

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by TaySte_2000, Aug 27, 2002.

  1. TaySte_2000


    Jun 23, 2001
    Manchester, UK
    Endorsing Artist: Mojohand, Subdecay, Overwater, Matamp
    Lets say you had a stereo bass or the output from a pedal but only had a mono amp you plug in one (Lets say left) in to the normal input on your amp then the other (right) goes into another pre and then into the poweramp in, in the effects loops or the same amp.

    What would happen cool stereo effect or horrible screaming feedback blowing your amp up?

    Any ideas?
  2. geshel


    Oct 2, 2001
    Plugging something into the poweramp in / effects return usually overrides what you've got plugged into the regular input.

    It'll never be stereo unless you have two amp channels and two speakers.

    You could just use a Y-connector to hook both of them into the regular input in your amp, and you'll get the sum of both channels which will probably sound fine (but it'll be mono).
  3. There are special boxes for this stuff.. they convert a stereo signal to a mono-aural signal, that almost sounds stereo, but is in fact mono..

    it doesn't exactly MIX the 2 channels, it does a constant panning effect from left to right and right to left, preserving the distinctiveness from the effect, but giving a mono output signal.

    My guitarplayer uses one to blend 2 different phasers, gives a really spooky cool sound :)
  4. punkfunkfreak


    Dec 16, 2001
    do you have a punctuated keyboard?



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