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Postby guitarnoise3000 » August 28th, 2003, 6:35 pm

Hey guys,

I'm thinking about starting to record my guitar playing on the PC (using guitar fx) also, but i was wondering...is there anyway i can connect your guitar to the PC then to the amp so your can hear the guitar fx from your comp to the amp? If anyone knows...Thank you  :)
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Postby greybeard » August 29th, 2003, 2:05 am

is there anyway i can connect your guitar to the PC


..............not without a very long cable.

If I understand you correctly, you want the guitar to input to the pc and the pc to output to an amp. What you need is to connect the line out from the pc sound card to the amp input, which means a converter cable (mini jack to 1/4" jack).
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Postby Ignar Hillström » September 17th, 2003, 5:18 am

Well, with my amp standing right next to the pc, a cable of 70cm is more then enough. Just put the guitar in the line-in of your pc, and place a cable between the amp-input and pc-line-out.
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