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Re: running two amps at once
sorry to be too vague originally. other than the boomerang and dl4 the
effects are rather simple. all of the effects run before the boomerang in
the chain and no effects are added to the boomerang's output. current
is a fender deluxe strat > morley mono volume pedal > snarling dogs mold
spore wah/ring modulator > ibanez ts9 deluxe tube screamer > dunlop jimi
hendrix model crybaby > line 6 dl4 delay modeler (being ran mono right
> boomerang+ phrase sampler > '65 reissue Fender super reverb 4x10".
my exact intentions are for every sound that comes out of the boomerang to
be transmitted by a seperate 2x12" combo and that amp only. my guitar
be sounding from the 4x10" combo only for a larger lead sound. both amps
will run simultaneously so no a/b switch should be necessary. hopefully
makes everything a little clearer. thank you.
>From: Richard Zvonar <email@example.com>
>Subject: Re: running two amps at once
>Date: Sun, 20 Mar 2005 20:52:15 -0800
>At 4:19 AM +0000 3/21/05, Andy Morris wrote:
>>someone else replied saying that i could split my signal with any stereo
>>pedal. is this true?
>As a general answer I'd say, "No, you can't necessarily split a signal
>any stereo pedal." What kind of stereo pedal?
>The simplest way to split a signal is with a "Y" adaptor or cable. This
>will work fine in most cases where you have one unbalanced line-level
>signal that needs to be split into two unbalanced line-level signals. If
>you need to split the signal into several duplicate signals, or if you
>very fussy about the strength and quality of your signal you can also use
>an active splitter (such as the Behringer MX882
><http://www.behringer.com/MX882/index.cfm?lang=ENG>, but this is really
>overkill for your situation.
>You say you have a Line6 delay. I assume that is the DL4 Delay Modeler.
>This unit has two audio outputs, Left and Right. While you could patch
>output to one amp and the other output to the Boomerang and thence to the
>other amp, this will probably not give you the results you want. What
>happen in this case is that the Left channel of the stereo output will go
>to the first amp and the Right channel of the stereo output will go to
>Boomerang and the other amp. The results will be different depending on
>which effect setting you are using.
>I your original message you didn't say anything about using other
>You mentioned a Boomerang and two amps, but now you say you also have a
>stereo delay. Do you have other effects devices as well? How are they
>connected? Are you looping the sound of your instrument with effects or
>the looped signal a clean signal direct from the instrument? Do you use
>effects on the output of the Boomerang or does it go directly to the
>I'm happy to explain techniques and to suggest possibilities, but the
>important first step is for you to be clear and complete in your
>explanation of your equipment and your intentions. This in turn must be
>based on a clear understanding of basic concepts and vocabulary such as:
>mono versus stereo, series versus parallel connection, balanced versus
>unbalanced signal, splitting versus mixing a signal, etc.
>Richard Zvonar, PhD