Connecting my DM6 USB to a drum amp?

Hi there, I have the DM6 USB kit and am wondering what the recommended method of hookup to an amplifier there is. Is there a recommended type of amp for electric drum sets? And Do I lose quality of sound by using a quarter inch jack chord and 1/8 adapter into the back of the brain? It seems like that's the only way to get into an amp. Thanks!
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    Can't remember DM6 USB Rear - Sorry! As to a special kind of amp -Yes! E-drum amps are different than standard guitar amps for sure. They are well sealed, have a big woofer and should have at least 1 tweeter! I personally own the Alesis Transactive 400 - the older one, not the wireless. 200 watts RMS and 400 watts peak! Great sounding amp!
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  • Corey S (Official Rep) April 29, 2016 19:07
    Hi Joe,

    Thanks for posting! I'll be happy to help!

    Yes, everything Dabonboza has posted above are correct. E-drum amps are different from a normal guitar amp.

    If you want to connect your DM6 USB to a guitar amp, simply connect a 3.5mm cable to your drum amp's input. You'll more than likely need a 1/8" to 1.4" adaptor in order for the connection to fit properly. You won't lose any sound quality whatsoever! :)

    Hope this helps! Let me know if there's anything else I can help you with!
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  • There is delay while playing through my computer....am trying to record to my computer using USB cable.. Why the delay? Any solution to this?
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  • There is a solution that I have posted many times!

    "IF" you are attempting to play your DM6 kit to the music on your PC, I solved this problem! Cost is about $5.00 including tax! Go to your nearest 99 cent store, and; purchase the following:

    1.) 2 Headsets - about $2.00
    2.) "Y" splitter cable - about $1.00
    3.) Two (2) 4 foot cords with jacks on each end 1/8" - about $2.00

    Hookup as follows:

    "Y" cable splitter into Module Headphone output.
    Connect 2 head phones to "Y" cable. One for you, one for your lady (grin).
    One end of 4 foot cable #1 into PC Audio Out Jack.
    One end of 4 foot cable #1 into Module Mixer Input jack.
    One end of 4 foot cable #2 into PC Mic. Input jack.
    One end of 4 foot cable #2 into Module Output jack.

    Play your music on the PC.
    Play your E-Drum Kit.
    Adjust PC and Module volume's as needed.

    You will hear both your PC's Music and Your E-Drum Kit in the Head Phones!

    I think, you can even record - given you have an application to do so!

    Another way of doing things is with the purchase of:
    An Alesis Phonolink! Cost should be about $25.00!
    Has left and right RCA type female jacks, and;
    plugs in PC USB! ... - WORKS!
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