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woods with different pre can it be done?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Andrew Jones, Apr 22, 2002.


  1. Andrew Jones

    Andrew Jones Banned

    Feb 28, 2001
    Northampton Mass
    Hi

    I own a walterwoods amp it has 2 imput channels (it is not a stereo amp) each one has its own effects loop.

    For its size and convienience I love the amp I double so I put the upright into one channel and the electric in the other (Ive heard thier even voiced for this) For me this is why I own this amp .Im not really jumping out of my skin with pride over my electrics tone though.

    Can I run a different pre (thinking kern) into the effects return of channel 1 and still be cool with the Upright on channel 2.

    Im thinking I could put it in a shallow 4 space rack with a furman or a tuner and come in a about 20 lbs.

    If I could pull that off I would be veary happy :D

    thanks

    AJ
     
  2. BFunk

    BFunk Supporting Member

    I don't see why not. The gain on the woods would have to be set very low, to about unity gain.

    Do they still make the Kerns anymore? I hear he stopped making them. I know I will never part with mine.
     
  3. Andrew Jones

    Andrew Jones Banned

    Feb 28, 2001
    Northampton Mass
    what is unity gain ? and this is the out put stage? So I wont have say over the out put voume relitive to channel 2. they bolth a have output volume controls.
    Ohhh I didnt relise that kern stoped prodution Mabye I can find one someday

    AJ
     
  4. BFunk

    BFunk Supporting Member

    Unity gain means 1:1, the output level matches the input level. This is often used for buffer amps.

    I though about this more after my original post. I think you may not get the effect you want. It would depend on the effects loop of the Woods. Is it able to accept line-level (+4dB) input? If not the output on the Kern would be set so low that you would not get much of the tone from the Kern.
     
  5. Andrew Jones

    Andrew Jones Banned

    Feb 28, 2001
    Northampton Mass
    Does any body know what the woods takes on the effects return? what are the possibilities?

    AJ