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Old 27th April 2005, 01:44 PM   #1
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Why is it that with a small amp you can have loud guitar however if you plugged a mic into the same amp you hear diddly squat?
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Old 27th April 2005, 09:14 PM   #2
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cos the mic in question has a lower output than the guitar
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Old 28th April 2005, 12:58 PM   #3
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So if you plugged aguitar into a pa it would blow your mind
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Old 28th April 2005, 01:00 PM   #4
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Originally posted by sbattersby 115
So if you plugged aguitar into a pa it would blow your mind
It would just overdrive the mic pre on the pa... and consider that a mic has a much lower impedance than a guitar pickup... in the order of 1000:1.
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Old 29th April 2005, 09:34 AM   #5
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Ah... I guess so
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