Champ line out

From detritu–(at)– Wed Sep 23 09:12:27 CDT 1998
From: detritu–(at)– Valve)
Newsgroups: alt.guitar.amps
Subject: Re: Champ line-out – how?
Date: 23 Sep 1998 07:12:17 GMT
X-NETCOM-Date: Wed Sep 23 12:12:17 AM PDT 1998
Xref: alt.guitar.amps:128504

In “Dave the Dork”
>It would be best if you installed this into the chassis of the champ,
>you could build it onto another chassis. Take your speaker output,
>that across an 8 ohm 25 watt resistor. take the hot side of that and
run it
>through a 220 k ohm resistor and a 10 uf cap.
>eries. ———///////——–( )-+———–> to the input
of the
>next amp. if you need more or less gain you can experiment with a pot
>the same size as the 220 k resistor, and you can fudge a bit on the
>which should effect the tone a bit. Good luck.

Lord Valve Speaketh:
Nah, that circuit is entirely bogus. First off, a Champ needs to
be loaded with 4 ohms, not 8. Second, all that’s needed is a
voltage divider…WTF is the cap for? Whether you leave the
speaker connected or load the output with a resistor (4-ohm,
10-watt will be fine) all you need to do is use a 10/1 divider
circuit…put a 1.5K resistor in series with the output, and
use a 150-ohm resistor to ground right after the 1.5K. Output
is taken from the junction of the 1.5K/150-ohm network. If you
want adjustable output, put a 50K pot in parallel with the
divider network and take the output from the wiper.

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