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Can you use any amp for electronic drums?

You technically CAN use one but guitar amps are made to handle a very specific band of mid to high frequencies, not the broad range that you’d get from an e kit. Turn your low end down on your kit and amp as much as possible and look for a used drum amp or powered PA speaker.

What amp do I need for electronic drums?

The Best Electronic Drum Amps

  • Best for Roland Drums: Roland PM-100V.
  • Best Practice Amp: PowerWerks 50 Watt.
  • Best On A Budget: Behringer Ultratone 20 Watt.
  • Best for Drum Machine: Peavey 80 Watt.
  • Best For Band Settings: ddrum DDA50 50 Watt.

Can you plug a drum machine into a guitar amp?

1. Drum machine has outputs so you can connect it to something that will play them louder, wetter it’s Guitar amps cd in, or audio system of some sort. 2. Yes, but you can connect the drum machine guitar in 2 and your guitar into guitar in1 and record them both at once on separate tracks.

Do electronic drums need a DI box?

Electronic keyboards, bass, and electronic drums typically get DI’d. Stereo instruments need two DIs. There should be no way simply plugging your keyboard and drum machine in using instrument cable could cause ground loops. And using a DI isn’t necessary if you are within 10 feet of the input.

Is a DI box necessary?

The essential function of a DI box is to convert a high-Z or high impedance signal to a low-Z or low impedance mic signal, but why would we want to do this? The DI Box also allows you to split your signal, sending ‘Wet’ and ‘Dry’ signals to different places, which is why it’s such a useful bit of studio and stage gear.

Are guitar pedals output line level?

Guitar pedals are the same impedance as guitars (in general) – but neither is “line” level.

Can you use guitar pedals with an interface?

When recording guitars in your home studio, you can either record them directly in the audio interface, along with all the pedals or you can record an amp using a microphone.

Are electric guitars line level?

Differences Between Signal Levels Instrument level signals fall between mic level (lower) and line level (higher) signals. These signals refer to any level put out by an instrument, commonly from an electric guitar or bass. A preamplifier is required to bring the signal up to line level.

What does insert mean on a mixer?

In audio processing and sound reinforcement, an insert is an access point built into the mixing console, allowing the audio engineer to add external line level devices into the signal flow between the microphone preamplifier and the mix bus.

What is direct out on a guitar amp?

The direct out works very much like miking the amp but without the limitations of having a mic sitting in front of the amp. The direct out is taken from the speaker side of the power amp which adds to the richness of tone because the low dampening factor of the amp allows the speaker to react with the circuit.

Can I plug my amp into my interface?

If your amp has a “line out” or headphones jack, then you should be able to connect that to the audio interface. However do not plug speaker output(s) into the inputs of an audio interface — this will surely break the amp or the interface (or both).

What does line in line out mean?

Consumer electronic devices concerned with audio (for example sound cards) often have a connector labeled line in and/or line out. Line out provides an audio signal output and line in receives a signal input.

Do headphones go in line in or line out?

Purists will tell you its always best to use the players headphone out as the line out is bypassing the internal amp section of the source and the output impedance mentioned. I myself use the headphone out always but you’re not hurting anything if the volume is suitable enough.