Peavey Amp help...

So i have a Peavey Backstage Plus that i recently got from a pawn shop... which means no manual. my previous amp was a little 20 watt behringer, so it's a bit of a step up. but since i got it at a pawn shop... no manual or anything. so i' trying to figure 2 things out about it still - what's the 1/4 jack "PRE OUT PWR. IN" on the front nd the "FT. SW." 1/4 jack on the back for? and is there something special about the actual 1/4 inch jack on the front? cause it only works if the plug isn't pushed in all the way... TXH guys
~SMGP~

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Hi Kudos. PRE OUT. PWR IN socket is for connecting you to the mixing desk when playing live. FT.SW socket is for a footswitch that lets you change between channels, crunchy/ clean. Sounds like the retaining spring on your jack socket is a bit tired. Sometimes you can get away with gently bending the spring back in again. Make sure the mains is UN-PLUGGED before unscrewing socket from front panel. Once it's out, plug guitar lead into socket, and it should all make sense. HTH.

And welcome to Guitarsite. :)

the pedal sounds like fun... any idea as to what kind i would eed? thanks for the help!

The footswitch I have came with my Peavey Bandit 112.
Can't find a part number on it for reference, but it is a Peavey Remote Switch with two switches on it, one marked Select / Effects, the other, Reverb. Might be worth checking Peaveys' website for more info.

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