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Amp for singer/guitarist at a wedding

  • 30-04-2019 9:23pm
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    Hi
    I’m doing a few songs at a wedding this summer and I’m looking for the best way to amplify the sound. I was hoping for a vocal channel, a guitar channel and then I have a small stompbox that ideally I would like to connect too- any suggestions?
    I’ve noticed most amps only have 2 channels so would I not be able to connect the stompbox too then?


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  • If you're using an acoustic guitar, you're probably better off using a small 4 channel mixer into a powered speaker. When you say stompbox, do you mean an effects box for the guitar, or something else?




  • Hey! Thanks for your response - the stompbox I have is literally just a small wooden box with a pickup inside that is plugged in - you just tap your foot but it sounds quite big like a kick drum.
    If I were to get a small 4 channel mixer and a speaker I could have a vocal, keyboard, guitar and stompbox going through the speaker- would that be too much do you think?
    Thanks for your help!




  • That would be spot on.




  • Na, a little mixer and a powered speaker is your best bet here. That way, you can control the mix so your stomp box doesn't overpower your vocals for example.

    https://www.thomann.de/ie/behringer_xenyx_1202_fx.htm with https://www.thomann.de/ie/the_box_pa108a_aktive_fullrangebox.htm should be enough to get you started, though there are many other choices, varying in price.




  • Hi thanks for your response, sorry for late reply. Just wondering would I need to get a power amp too to connect to the speaker? I’m a bit clueless about these things..


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  • Not if it's a powered speaker (The one I linked to is)




  • Have you ever used a stompbox before? How did you amplify it?


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