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Channel switching two heads at once...

Posted in: Forum Home >> Musician's Chat >> Channel switching two heads at once...

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Dec 4, 2009 8:51 PM ET #1 (permalink)

Hey folks, got a dilemma here.

I currently run two Marshall JCM2000 DSL100 heads simultaneously. What I want to do is be able to switch from the overdrive channel to the clean channel on both heads at the same time so they both go clean, or both go dirty.

Make sense?

I only want to have to use one switch to do it. Any ideas on a product out there that will do this for me?

And please, nobody tell me I need an A/B/Y switch, it's a totally different scenario. So, let's hear what options you might know of :)

Dec 30, 2009 11:12 AM ET #2 (permalink)

Two JCM2000s at the same time?? That should sound awesome!!
Nah, man, You dont need an A/B switch, if you got the Marshall footswitch already.
You need just a basic switch cable, a so called "Y" cable, meaning one cable end for the switch that then divides into 2 individual switch cables for the amps. If you cannot find one, you can just open the cable end which is to be plugged into the amp, and simply solder/connect 2 cables to it (one for each amp obviously).
It´s very simple thing to setup, and will definitely work safely and easily, especially as you´ve got two similar amps.

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