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DT50 : Loop Effect does disable preamp controls ?

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Hello

 

I'm actually trying to use the SEND/RETURN option on my DT50 Head  with my BOSS GT-6. My goal is to use the GT-6 only for special effects (Preamp and distorsion/overdrive disabled), and keep the preamp stage og my DT50 Head active.

 

So I think with the 4 wires method we have :

 

 

GUITAR (output) -----> (Input) GT-6 (Send) ------> (Input) DT-50 (Send) ------> (Return) GT-6 (Output) -----> (Return) DT-50

 

It should insert the effect this way :

 

Guitar signal ----> DT50 Preamp ----> Effect ----> DT50 PowerAmp

 

 

But I noticed :

 

 1-The Master Volume rotary has no effect on the volume

 2-The Chanel Volume rotary has no effect on the volume

 3-All Channel parameters rotary have no effect on the signal (DRIVE, BASS, MEDIUM,TREBBLE, PRESENCE, REVERB)

 

Is it normal, or am I missing something ?

 

This is a really bad news if it is the expected result as I would have like to keep the good sound of my DT-50 but just add some effect to it.

 

Thank you for your help.

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Sounds like you just want to use the effects loop of the amp:

GUITAR (output) -----> (Front Input) DT-50 (Effects Loop Send) ------> (Guitar Input) GT-6 (Output) ------> (Effects Loop Return) DT-50

 

You can still put distortion effects, etc in front of the DT.

 

 

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Your sure you patched it up like this picture?

 

 

 

Does the Boss GT6 have a "block" you insert to engage the loop?

 

 

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Don't forget, there is a Return Level control on the

back of the head.

 

It inserts into the signal path prior to the pre-amp tubes.

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Hi, wondering if there was ever an answer to this. I'm having the same issue as described. Wanted to try the 4 cable method using my pod HD500x & DT50. Yes, I have been using it with the Link6 as intended but I wanted to try the amp direct with just using the effect loop. For some reason connecting the effect loop disables the amp dials...

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Update: I decided to just try the effect loop. Plugged the HD500x send/receive to the DT25 112 receive/send, The moment I plugged the cable into the send, the amp sound went off but just a very faint noise...

 

I also own a DT50 212 and same behaviour on both amps.

 

Hopefully there's an answer somewhere.

 

Thanks 

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