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Old 08-14-2005, 11:36 AM   #1 (permalink)
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i'm a bit new at parts of the guitar. i have a few questions.
1. whats a pre-amp? and what are they're uses
2.what is an ABY box?
3.what is an amp head? and what are they're uses
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Old 08-14-2005, 11:45 AM   #2 (permalink)
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1. A pre-amp, in most cases, is the part of an amplifier that controls the tone and overall volume of the amplifier. In the case of a guitar amp there are usuall three components:
Pre-amp - volume, tone, reverb etc.
Power-amp - actually supplies the power
Speaker enclosure - self explanatory

2. An ABY box allows a musician to route a single instrument to two different amplifiers and switch between the two at will

3. an amp head is simply an power amp/pre amp combo seperate from the speaker enclosure. Ever see someone playing through a stack? an amp head is the big rectangular box on top of the cabinet with all the knobs on it.
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Old 08-14-2005, 07:12 PM   #3 (permalink)
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thaks.that helps me a lot.much appriciated
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