Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: newport, vermont
preamp, effects processor, amp question
today a good friend of mine gave me some equipment just because he has too many toys and not enough room. i got a rocktron 2 channel preamp, a digitech gsp21 upgraded to legend pro, and an a.r.t. x-11 midi controller for free. the rocktron has a very decent clean channel and the dirty channel is just plain brutal! i also tried out the gsp21 but was not nearly as excited by it. the effects are great but the distortion is horrible. thankfully the analog preamp section can be turned off and you can use it for just the effects.
what i would like to do is use the rocktron for my basic tones, use the gsp21 for my effects, and run it into the poweramp in on my combo. since this is my first experience with rack stuff i am not sure how to hook it up correctly. i think it would be like this....guitar into the rocktron, gsp21 in the rocktrons effects loop and then out of the rocktron into the amp. am i right?
next question......the rocktron has a standard effects loop (one send and one return) and the gsp21 has jacks for input, headphones, left/mono out, right out, left fx return, right fx return, and a mono fx send. i think i should go from the rocktrons send into the input jack of the gsp21 and then from the gsp21's left/mono output into the rocktrons return jack. please let me know if i am correct. if not, please let me know how i am supposed to do it.