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Understanding what equipment I need for my Specific Needs

I hope this doesn't appear to be a shopping recommendation question because I already have a starting basis for what I need from having taken an audio fundamentals and DAW course. But I'm wondering ...
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Behringer X 32 versus Midas M 32

What is the difference between the Behringer M 32 and the Midas R 32 consoles?
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What Soundcraft Spirit Folio 12/2 mixing desk/console outputs are balanced?

I'm looking at the schematic on page 20 of the manual and am not sure myself if the outputs are balanced or unbalanced. I would like to plug stereo outputs using balanced 6.35mm jacks from either Mix ...
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What is a good way to connect an analog soundboard to a computer?

I have an EPM 8 mixer by Soundcraft. How could I connect the mixed signal in a stereo format? Is there any best way to minimize latency? Is firewire good to use? I have a Firewire input on my computer....
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Soundcraft Vi6 audio output issue

This is quite an interesting problem I'm having. I go to a local church and recently volunteered to mix their live band occasionally on Sunday mornings. They have a SoundCraft Vi6 console. Everything ...
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Connecting analogue mixer console to FL studio

I am to help edit audio in a live performance in which 10 microphones will be used but my audio interface only supports 2 microphones. I have an analogue mixer console that supports more than 10 ...
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Is it possible to have an external fader for controlling a soundboard

My buddy and I run audio for my church, and we had a great idea to mess around with. We wanted to hook up an external slide fader to a boat throttle via some pulleys and springs, and control the whole ...
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Connect Aux Send to a phantom powered input (designed for electret mics)

I'm trying to connect a mixing console to a videoconferencing equipment, to send the audio out of the console to the mic input of the videoconferencing unit. We are talking about a Yamaha MG166cx ...
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numeric audio from computer to sound console

So, I'm working in a theater, and we start to use more and more computer, for light, video, and we'd like to use it for sound. But sound is kinda tricky, and usually sound cards on computer are pretty ...
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How to send different mix to 3 seperate headphones?

I would like to be able to send different mixes to different headphones. I initially did this by putting it through the Aux sends, but this comes out in mono and suffers from a large amount of ...
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Undestanding a recording studio configuration

I have recently taken over as the Technical Manager for my local Talking Newspaper (local news recorded for visually impaired listeners) - my technical background is more in IT/Web Development than in ...
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System 5 vs. Icon vs. Neve DFC

If anyone has used either of the three consoles, would you please care to share your experience and how it went? I specifically would like to find out data in terms of ergonomics, ease of use, layout ...
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What is the difference between a balanced and unbalanced mono jack?

My Behringer Xenyx 1202 FX has "Balanced or Unbalanced Jacks". In addition the answer to this previous question reference both. What's the difference between the two types of Mono Jacks.
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Your Dream Console.

Money is not an issue. What is the ideal mixing console you would prefer to use in your own studio? Think with ease of use, sound quality, compatibility with other studios, compatibility with Pro ...
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SSL Boards and I/Os [closed]

Hi Everyone, I know the name SSL from my music studio days, and it's synonomous with sonic quality and high end gear. I've recently been looking at it's products for Post-production. I'm wondering ...
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Fader, mouse or trackball?

When you mix, do you prefer using a tangible fader, mouse or trackball? What is most efficient for you? And do you use the mouse like a fader, riding it up and down, or do you just make breakpoints ...