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Plugging one Fender's "headphone out" into a second fender amp's input

Discussion in 'Amp Central Station' started by erikm, Oct 26, 2020.

  1. erikm

    erikm TDPRI Member

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    Ok so why? Well I love my G-dec modeling amp. I have lots of custom presets with my favorite tones and effects. This amp is just small and has a sub-par speaker.

    I recently got a Fender Rumble 40 bass amp with upgraded Eminence speaker. It sounds SWEET with my guitar, but it obviously doesn't have effects on it.

    I see my G-dec has a "headphone out" 6mm jack on the front. I had the idea of plugging this headphone output on my G-dec into my Rumble's input, basically use my G-dec as an effect pedal for my Rumble.

    WOW it sounds great, all my tones sound 10x better out of the Rumble then they do out of the G-dec.

    BUT, IS IT SAFE? I only played a minute or two because I was afraid that I was possibly overloading my Rumble from the headphone output of my G-dec. I do assume the headphone out is a safe voltage, as its for headphones, but I don't want to risk it. Opinions?
     
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    It is fine.
     
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    Thanks for the response! So Fender got back to me and said "while it may cause a ground hum, this shouldn't cause any issues at all"
     
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    That's one purty LP style in your avatar. What is it, exactly?
     
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    What? You didn't believe me? :(
     
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    erikm TDPRI Member

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    Les Paul Custom, quilted maple top. Unfortunately, its not mine lol
     
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    I contacted fender before I posted here, but I never doubted you :cool:
     
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    I believe you. Give me any random advice you got and I’ll let you know how it goes!
     
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