What is a line level input? I looked in the guide for my audio interface, but i didnt really understand. It said

"Note: Active instruments are those that have an internal preamp or a line level output. Active instruments should be plugged into a line input rather than into an instrument input. Plugging a line level source into an instrument inputs on the front of the FP10 not only risks damage to these inputs but also results in a very loud and often distorted audio signal"

I didn't exactly understand all of this, so i came and asked here, so i dont mess up my interface. I have the PreSonus FP10. So there are the first two jacks which are mic+instrument and the other 6 jacks which are Mic+Line in case that info helps.
A line level input means no preamp is needed. For most things, such as microphones, the signal is not strong enough to be recorded or go through a system, and must be amplified before hitting it's destination. Line Level means it does not need to be amplified by a preamp. Pretty straight forward.
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Thanks, so does that mean if a plug my guitar into my amp and my amp into the interface, its safe to plug it into the first two inputs? Or any input for that matter?
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