How does it feel to have bread and veggies but not knowing the process of making a sandwich? Doesn't it feel the same to have a guitar and an amp, but not knowing how to connect it with the Computer.
Let me put it straight. If you want to connect your guitar (electric or acoustic) with your computer, you will need an audio interface.
The audio interface is small box which allows you to plug in your guitar into it and it converts the signal(guitar tone) into digital signal in order to send it through a USB to your computer.
So the process is simple. You need to connect your guitar cable with an audio interface and then connect the audio interface with the computer using a USB cable.
Now coming to the topic, you can connect your guitar amp with your computer and use it as an audio interface. Let's jump into this article to learn how to do it.
How to connect Guitar amp TO COMPUTER
First of all, it's mandatory to buy a high-end guitar amp for recording, and there are a few steps that a person needs to keep in mind. Those are :
If you want to connect your guitar amp with your computer, you can simply do it by using a USB cable.
These days most of the modern amps come with a USB port using which you connect your guitar amp to your computer, and you can use it as an audio interface.
You can just take a USB cable, then connect one end with your amp's USB port and then connect it to the other end with your computer.
One of the biggest advantages of connecting your guitar amp to your computer is you can jam and record your guitar tones produced by an amp without the need for a microphone.
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other ways to Connect guitar's amp to Computer
This is a pretty easy job. Once you've connected your guitar to the amplifier, you can connect your amplifier to the Computer through your USB port and go on with your jamming session. Still, if not, you have few alternatives to go about.
CONNECTING AMP TO YOUR electric GUITAR
If you want to connect your electric guitar with the amplifier, then follow the below given steps.
Now, it doesn't end here. Not only while connecting, but also while disconnecting, you need to keep some checks, which includes,
Now, you've connected your electric guitar to the amp.
How to use a computer as an amplifier?
Using the Computer as an amplifier provides us with a world of possibilities.
All you need is a guitar, a computer that runs Windows XP (Windows 7 or newer version being preferred), a cable that fits and connects the guitar to your Computer for enabling this process.
You need to download software like Amplitube, Guitar rig, ASIo4all etc, and run it on your Computer. Make sure you run the offline settings too and enable the main option fitting your tone in the advanced options available.
Plug one end of the cable to the guitar and the other end to your Computer's plugin Jack. Now test the signals that are being received and check all the settings and play around. The more you explore, the more you learn.
This was all about how to connect Guitar Amp to computer. Now you can record and listen to your amp tunes by connecting your amp with your computer. I hope this guide was useful for you. If you have any doubts regarding this article, comment them below. Also, share this with your buddies who are in needful of this guide. Cheers!
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