Looking to split guitar signal to two pedal chains and then two amps

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  1. dupedd

    dupedd Member

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    Looking to split guitar signal to two pedal chains and both chains back into a splitter that can allow one chain to go to two amps simultaneously unless I want to bring the other chain into the mix, in which case each chain goes to only one of the two amps. :huh I hope that wasn't too confusing.

    Does anyone have ideas on which splitters or a/b/y type units to go for? I'm willing to spend money on the good stuff but this will only be for live, so i'm thinking i don't necessarily want to go top tier. I want as little loss of signal and as clean(without hum) as I can get for like $200-$250 I suppose.

    Thanks for reading!
     
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    i had a lehle AB 3 stomp that was epic, but it was pretty big footprint. built like a tank though.
     
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    T1M or Loopmaster can probably help you out ;)
     
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    It's a pretty easy DIY! From what you are saying it sounds like an AB at the from of your chain and a stereo ABY at the end.
     
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    Once again I'll mention the Psionic Audio Lava Flow amp switcher. You get the choice of amp A, B, or both. Each channel has it's own effects loop so you can have certain effects go to each amp individually, and there's a global loop for having the option of sending effects to either amp. When your effects are off, the signal passes straight through the unit, not the pedals. It's clean, quiet, has a low profile, and is solidly built. It even has a switchable buffer. It's a bit above your budget, but you get what you pay for.
     
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    I have a Lehle Dual and find that it works very well. The signal splitting is transparent and leaves no trace of tone alteration. They are also very well built and feature a clever switching mechanism. I highly recommend one.
     
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    I am having a similar issue that I am completely confused about. this helps a bit but I could still use some help.
     
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    Look at the Voodoo Lab GCX Switcher and Ground Control Pro. This should be a solution to your needs.
     
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    Better include a 'ground loop" hum zapper with that pedal ...
     
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    Doesn't Jack Deville do one?
    I hear good things from that side of the woods.

    I sure that other top builders do also, and that there are different preferences on how to skin a cat.

    Mmmm.... *****cat....
     
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    A good, cheap buffered ABY box with ground loop correction and phase reversal options is the Radial Bones Twin Cities ABY. I got mine used for about $100.
     

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