#1
A few months back I purchased an Ibanez AW85ECE Electric/Acoustic guitar, and as a beginner player, I am loving it. Then a few weeks back I managed to get a Roland AC100T acoustic amp (sexual). I want to be able to play certain riffs and songs in general that just don't cut it on an acoustic guitar (AC/DC etc etc), so I am looking to buy an electric guitar.

My question is will running the electric guitar through the acoustic AMP harm it at all? And second is; is it possible to get some sorts of effects pedal that will essentially turn an acoustic sound into a more electric sound, thus avoiding having to get an electric?

Apologies for my rather limited understanding of how it all works, im still a beginner to it all, any help is appreciated. Cheers.
#2
I don't believe it is a problem. I'm pretty sure if I remember right it was the acoustic <--> electric that was ok, just doesn't sound that great that was ok. It was just the Bass -> guitar amp that was a no-no.
Last edited by Chaos Nil at Mar 25, 2009,
#3
Quote by Chaos Nil
I don't believe it is a problem. I'm pretty sure if I remember right it was the acoustic <--> electric that was ok, just doesn't sound that great that was ok. It was just the Bass -> guitar amp that was a no-no.

that took me several reads to figure out what the hell you just said
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#4
you wont hurt the amp. And you could just get a distortation pedal for the electric sound. But an acoustic wont hold out or scream notes like an electric.
#5
it won't damage the amp, but you won't be able ot get anything remotely resembling a distorted (i.e. AC/DC and probably other stuff you are wanting the electric for) without a distortion pedal, you could just run your acoustic through a distortion pedal, but the results of that are unpredictable and it tends to cause massive feedback problems.
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