#1
After watching the famed Ghetto-Talkbox videos, I am enlightened on how talkboxes work. But...

Before I watched the video, I thought you would sing through the tube, the vibrations of your voice would drive the speaker, and that signal would be combined with your guitar signal and sent to the amp.

While I realize this isn't the case, it got me thinking. Could you build a similar box that would combine your voice in the effects chain in this manner? Or would the whole thing simply not work?

I'm still going to build a talkbox, but I'm wondering if this could work...

Or maybe I'm just crazy. But thanks for the replies!
#2
so, you mean a microphone right?
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it would literally just act as a microphone the way you described, sorry to disappoint.
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the only thing is im scared you could possibly hurt your guitar amplifier
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u CAN put effects on your voice

Well, obviously, but that's not what he was asking.
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#9
well you could just do it opposite, you'd have to specially wire your guitar, like figure running vocals the right frequencies reversely through a pickup and then you could have another pickup run into the amp. If that makes sense, It would probably sound really muffed up
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#10
I've actually plugged a microphone into guitar effects pedals. It sounds awesome. If you have a pedal with a stereo input, then you can put that at the front of the effect chain.

Also, you can just use a pair of headphones.
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sounds like a pipe-bomb microphone
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#12
I think what you want is sort of like what was on the Digitech GNX3000. If I remember corrcetly, it let you plug in a microphone and it would do what you wanted
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outcome #1:sounds resemblant to a vocoder

outcome #2: just a mic hooked into a big speaker so you can shout at the neighbors

outcome #3: loud ass popping noise followed by what it sounded like when jimi hendrix smashed and burned his guitar and then you need a new amp
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#14
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the only thing is im scared you could possibly hurt your guitar amplifier
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nah mate, you can plug mics into a guitar amp and it won't hurt it. But you'll get a lot more feedback than you would with a PA system
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