Two different sources into the same amp...
Mar 17, 2006 at 8:47 AM Thread Starter Post #1 of 6

fewtch

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What's the cheapest way to do this (barring modification of the amp) that is guaranteed not to hurt sound quality?
 
Mar 17, 2006 at 3:29 PM Post #3 of 6

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fewtch,

chances are there'll be source interactions that degrade sound when using a Y splitter with permanently connected sources in to a single amp. i'm by no means an expert in electronics, but if i'm fairly sure, one source can go to multiple amps, but not the other way around...

a passive switch box is probably the way to go (the only sources of degradations here are switch/connection/cables).
 
Mar 17, 2006 at 3:38 PM Post #4 of 6

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fewtch: Not a good idea to run two line-outs into one line-in via splitters. Buy or build yourself a switchbox.

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Mar 17, 2006 at 5:11 PM Post #5 of 6

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A simple yet wonderful switchbox can be had for a few bucks.
Metal case, nice switch, good contacts.
 

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