Adding an External Speaker Jack to the Orange Crush 12 (or any guitar combo amp)

In this video I take you through the process to install an external speaker jack into the Orange Crush 12 guitar amp. This process will work on most guitar combos. This is a follow up to a previous video I had posted (link below).

Intro & Background @ 0:00
Disassembly @ 1:18
Speaker Impedance @ 3:30
Mounting the Jack @ 4:42
Wiring the Jack @ 7:20
Reassembly @ 8:50
Sound Test @ 9:46
Summary @ 11:32

Watch the first video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cv9oJaNdWBA

And see more of my musical DIY projects here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwIixlr7C6KUbPfAgFP6Sn4D46L0i0CQD

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Comment by Poorness Studios on October 28, 2021 at 8:43am

Thanks for checking it out Ambrose.

Comment by Bob "Ambrose" Negus on October 28, 2021 at 4:34am

Thanks for sharing Kale. Useful and informative.

Comment by Poorness Studios on October 26, 2021 at 8:11pm

Well the good news about modding an amp like that is... if you screw it up... it's only $20 for another one. :-)

Comment by Doug Thorsvik on October 26, 2021 at 7:35pm

I am getting close to being motivated to do something with my Danelectro HoneyTone amp. I already stripped off every plastic part trying to eliminate buzzing. It’s better, but I think a bigger speaker is in order and I want to incorporate my Ryobi inverter that lets me power it with a 18v rechargeable battery. After watching you do both mods Kale, I’m confident I can pull it off. I just need to chase down a speaker. Another excellent and informative video. Well worth the time.

Comment by Poorness Studios on October 26, 2021 at 12:50pm

Screws up plenty... Nice.

Comment by Uncle John on October 26, 2021 at 10:42am

Hello.  My name is John.  And I am a tinkerer.   

Is there and electrical shock help line?   That conversion would work better for me if my Indian name was not 'Screws Up Plenty'.   Glad it worked out for you Kale.  Cool to know it is doable.  

Comment by Poorness Studios on October 26, 2021 at 10:04am

Yeah, if you're not comfortable with voiding your warranty and soldering... this is not for you. But let's face it... most folks here don't care about warranty. We're tinkerers. :-)

Comment by Uncle John on October 26, 2021 at 9:58am

Looking sharp, Kale. Shirt and hair cut.   Ohh,  I am not messing with my Micro Cube!

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