Learn how to use two guitar amps at the same time, in this beginner's guide to multi amplifier rigs. Sam looks at some of the most common ways that gigging guitarists use multiple amplifiers to achieve their signature tones!
If you want to learn how to run two guitar amplifiers together, this is the video for you!
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00:34 "Wall Of Marshall Stacks"
02:19 Tone Stacking/Blending
03:18 ABY Boxes, Phase & Isolation Explained
05:20 How to blend two amplifier tones
06:36 Guitar Amp Switching Explained
07:55 Adding A Bass Amp & Pitch Shifter
10:27 True Stereo Amp Rigs Explained
12:45 Wet/Dry Amp Rigs Explained and set up
Have you ever wondered why your favourite guitarists always seem to have a stack of guitar amplifiers behind them on stage? In this video, we take a look at some of the most popular ways multiple amplifiers can be connected up, including how to use an AB or ABY switcher box, switching between and blending the tone of guitar amps, how to setup a stereo guitar rig, how to combine a guitar amp, bass amp and pitch shifter pedal and how to setup a wet/dry guitar rig.
We look at the advantages and disadvantages of using a cheap vs expensive switcher unit and explain the importance of earth isolation and phase when using more than one amplifier. So hopefully, this amplifier tuition video will give you a few ideas to go and try out for yourself!