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  1. Some amps have noisy outputs, especially older ones, which is why it's standard industry practice to use a DI box on bass. You'd plug the bass guitar directly into the DI, then the 1/4" loop out (using another guitar cable) to the input of the amp. The XLR output of the DI box would go to your mixer, and you wouldn't use the XLR output of the amp at all. And before you say "but then you wouldn't get the tone of the amp", that's often another part of the reason to do it that way. In the professional world, it's rare to use the direct out of an amp, although it happens occasionally. Amps are gen
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