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A mixer is used to mix (add) audio signals by varying amounts. Mixers can be hardware or software and can vary from small software tools to large physical desks. See "mixing" tag for more. Use for questions related to the use of mixers.

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Do I need to turn off the main power switch on a digital board when plugged into a Furman power sequencer

I have used power sequencers for years and recently someone told me I still need to turn off the main power switch on the board even though it has powered off with the sequencer. The sequencer is a ...
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Recording from XR18 to Tascam-DR40

I have a live performance that I'd like to record from the house Behringer XR18 mixer to a Tascam DR40. What's the best way to do this? What exact cable and output source to the Tascam should I use? ...
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How to get rid of a hiss in my Behringer Q802USB?

I recently purchased a Behringer Xenyx Q802USB, which I intend to use for inputing three Rode Wireless Go mics into my computer. I am using these adapters to use the "line in" inputs. But ...
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3.5mm Dynamic Microphone Output into Mixer/Interface

I am hoping for a recommendation on the most simple product that can work as both a mixer (4 channels would be sufficient) and a mic preamp/converter for some variety of old/quirky microphones that ...
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Buzz/Humm noise when using long unbalanced connection with no load on one end

In my setup I'm using a music player connected to an audio mixer in an unbalanced connection that runs over 15m. In general I don't get too much noise, but when the player is unplugged from the cable (...
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Connecting Behringer mixer to laptop

I have a Behringer DJX700, and I want to send the master signal to my laptop. Do I need a sound card for that? Cant I connect it to the microphone input of the laptop using an RCA-to-minijack cable?
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Can I stack Microphones on a Nexia mixer?

We have a small meeting room, and we just bought some new wired microphones to replace the wireless omni mics we had in there before. The sound is infinitely better, but we're realizing there were ...
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How to connect subwoofer, loudspeakers and monitor speakers with 2 output only from the mixer?

My mixer has only two outputs: one for the loudspeakers and one for the monitors. My active loudspeakers and active monitor speakers are already connected to these 2 outputs and work fine. Now I ...
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Which is better: to get sound from the amplifier with a microphone or to use the REC OUT jack (if it is installed on the amplifier)?

My amp has a REC OUT connector for 1/4 jack. I need to output the sound from the amplifier to the mixer. What is better in my case - use a microphone for this or connect using REC OUT? What are the ...
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How can I reduce hi-fi amplifier latency?

I've currently got a semi-home-studio cobbled together using bits and pieces that I had lying around. I've noticed that when I play my instrument through speakers, there's noticeable latency, about ...
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Can I use my mixer to output guitar to multiple guitar amplifiers?

I want to channel my guitar chain through my mixer so that I can feed multiple guitar amps. I don't want to blow anything up (except the neighborhood) so here's my proposed setup. edit I've had the 4-...
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Mixing analog LFE channel with analog stereo signal

So, is it possible to mix a mono analogue LFE channel signal into a stereo L/R signal on both stereo channels on-the-fly, using a simple device (mixer?), with a possibility to adjust the volume of ...
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What is the likely cause of intermittent channel loss in Behringer mixer

My Behringer Eurorack MX2004A occasionally ceases to transmit signal from one or more of its input channels to headphones or to main out. I would like to try to figure out why to see if it is ...
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Microphone to Mixer Issues

I have a Weymic Professional Mixer | 7-Channel 2-Bus Mixer/w USB Audio Interface. I am using a Pyle 3 Piece Professional Dynamic Microphone Kit Cardioid Unidirectional Vocal Handheld MIC with Hard ...
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Connecting a 3.5mm Microphone on headset (Logitech G230) to a mixer (Behringer 1202)

So I have two of these Logitech G230 Headsets, and I want to connect them to my Behringer 1202 mixer. I'm using it for commentary during gameplay for Super Smash Bros. Melee for our tournaments. I ...
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Using a tie clip microfoon with amp

(an audio noob here, please explain in detail, I also want to learn:) ) I have a tie clip microphone (excuse me if that it is not the proper word for it, I mean a mic such as here). I have a PDM-X601-...
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Stereo input to mono connector

If I have this mixer and I connect a stereo input by using a mini-jack to 2 TRS connectors to 2 different mono line channels and keeping the pan to 12 o'clock, is it good for both left and right ...
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How to convert Stereo RCA to XLR?

I am extracting HDMI audio using an optical Toslink + L/R Stereo Analog Converter (VHD-H2HSAs), then using a Y patch cable XLR Male to 2 RCA Male (Seismic Audio-SA-Y6-6 Inch Splitter) I connect to ...
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The Walking Dead S2 mixes, what's wrong?

Can someone tell me who is mixing the 2nd season of The Walking Dead ? For what is this guy paid ? Awful ambiences going down during dialogue then up again with an awful pomping effect... What do ...
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What is this Behringer X1622USB footswitch insert used for?

The Xenyx X1622USB has a FX Footswitch insert at the top of the board near the Behringer Logo. Is this used with a regular footswitch to turn the effect "Off" or "On"? Nothing in the manual ...
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What are 2T lines for?

I am studying the manual of an old Phonic MM1705 mixer. Then I see 4 RCA connectors: 2 for 2T RTN and 2 for 2T REC. From the manual, they are used together for recording to audio cassette (see below). ...
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How to connect Powered Subwoofer to Mixer?

I have two Alto TS210 Powered Active Speakers connected to Yamaha MG06 Mixer, which is then connected to my laptop via Stereo Y-Cable. That setup is working fine, however, I would like to now add a ...
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Yahama MG10XU Mixer USB Input Messes Up [closed]

So basically I have a Yahama MG10XU Mixer for an 11-hour long event. Now the hall the event was taking place was very hot 90% of the time, around 80F to 88F. Now the problem I had was basically my ...
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Mixer XLR out vs Line out

What is the difference between XRL main outs and LINE outs on a mixing desk? Don't they both output the same Line level signal? What is the ideal use of one instead of the other? I still get confused ...
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What is the difference between a 4-Bus and a 4/2 Bus mixer? What does the slash mean?

Perusing the Behringer website they have all different notations for Bus. What does it mean to be a 4-Bus mixer compaired to a 4/2-Bus mixer? Or, even a 2/2-Bus mixer? I don't believe the current ...
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How to send different mix to 3 separate 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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How to connect dbx 286s and dbx 266xs to Behringer DX2000USB Mixer

This is my first question here. Thank you for your help! Much appreciated! I run a small online EDM radio station on a Mac mini running Radiologik DJ and NiceCast and I have been using the Behringer ...
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Audio cuts out after some time on mixer when set to -10dBV level

I have a Behringer X1622USB mixer which I am trying to set up with my PC. I have my PC's motherboard line out connected to a stereo line in on the mixer, which is fine for the most part. On each line ...
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How to connect stereo output to mono speaker?

My mixer has 1/4" STEREO out L and R (+4 dbu) and music store sold me 1/4" male to male one ring (mono) cable so just want to check is this a right cable to connect with speaker? I have only one ...
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Is there a software that allows replaying pre-saved fader positions?

I'm designing an upgrade to an existing sound system, with the goal of simplicity for the operator. I've got a strong computer background, and a modest (mainly car) audio background. I've done some ...
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Detect which microphone is spoken into

I have a couple (10 or so) microphone XLR inputs that goes into my analog mixer Allen & Heath PA20. The problem is that the channel inputs don't have a signal LED that lights up when someone ...
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Will this setup work?

I want to get sound from the laptop(music etc) and send it to the mixer (to play it to the speakers) At the same time I want to get the sound from the mixer (the mic input, and the music that was sent ...
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Multitrack recording on mackie pro fx 12v

I'm trying to figure out whether this mixer model suits my needs. I have an electronic drum kit, and an electric guitar which I want to record. The drums need left and right input. The guitar needs a ...
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Balanced/unbalanced audio and TS/TRS jack issue with mixer

Following my previous question regarding which mixer to buy, I have now bought the one I was talking about but I'm having some issues setting it up. My understanding of balanced/unbalanced audio is ...
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Can I send mic-level audio out to body unit of wireless lav?

I'm hosting an event in an auditorium with a number of audio feature's I like, and some that get in my way. The room is controlled by a Creston system -- which is simply a black box to me, and I'd ...
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How do I connect a USB mic to a bluetooth (also has a 3.5mm audio jack input) maybe via my laptop to have a small megaphone? [closed]

I have a Fifine K669B USB mic, a laptop (Ubuntu as OS) and an Anker Soundcore 2 Bluetooth Speaker, that also has a 3.5mm audio jack. Is there a software or a way through an inexpensive hardware, using ...
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Sending PC audio through mixer sounds messed up

I have been using/playing around with the Behringer Xenyx 802 mixer for patching my PC audio, PS4 audio, and XLR microphone to various places. Mainly into the PC to stream to Twitch, and from the PC ...
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How can I listen to multiple audio outputs at the same time?

I want to practise playing piano with my Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones while listening to music on YouTube, so that I can practise playing as if joining in with other musicians. Now, the headphones work ...
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Convert mono output to stereo? [closed]

I plan on buying the Behringer MICROMIX MX 400 line mixer because it's really cheap and I don't need more than 4 input channels. The only problem is that it has a mono output. I tried searching for ...
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Can I independently control volume of MIX and PHONES on the Behringer XENYX 1202 mixer?

I am total beginner in the world of audio gear and recently find myself learning to play the piano. As I mostly get to play in the evenings when the family are sleeping, I want to be able to use ...
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Does a non-powered mixer have the same level of output regardless of number of inputs used?

Some of my band mates say that having too many mics/instruments plugged into a mixer has a chance of overpowering the output to the power amp. I say that the mixer is line level output regardless of ...
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What would happen if I plug in a mono/TS phone jack into a balanced output socket that requires a TRS phone jack?

I want to plug two phone-to-RCA adapter into the stereo output of a mixing console. The output I'm going to use is a stereo out with a balanced TRS phone socket for each channel. I want to plug in ...
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Buzzing sound in my audio. I think its the mixer

So I'm using a ProFX12 for video production (it was free, used one from my uncle who does radio). There's this odd buzzing sound in my audio though. My mic input to mixer is XLR. My mic output is 1/4" ...
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Why is there static in the output of my Xenyx 802 mixer?

I have a new Xenyx 802 mixer and am trying to set it up to mix audio for some video projects (for input into my cannon camera). I'm having trouble getting a clean sound however and even when there ...
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Microphone with XLR adapter won't work in my mixer

I have a headset mic with stereo connector into a Rode VXLR adapter going into my mixer. But the mixer is not picking up anything. The mic works fine on my PC. I guess the Rhode does not do stereo to ...
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Can I drive additional headphones from a Monitor Out of my audiointerface without damaging them?

I have a Yamaha AG06 audio mixer / audiointerface connected to my PC. Currently, I only use the Headphone out 6.35mm headphone out to drive my 250 Ohm headphones. Now, I want to drive an additonal set ...
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Behringer Xenyx Q502USB with Boya MIC Hissing Noise and Low Vocal Sound Issue

I am totally new to sound. I have been using USB MIC and Boya (with USB adaptor). I record my voice while screen recording. I should had gone with Audio Interface but I got this mixer without XLR MIC. ...
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Does the device I'm looking for exist?

I'm looking for a simple USB interface that would provide multiple 3.5mm jack audio inputs to my computer. I've been searching on the web but all I can find is too complicated, with professional ...
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Line out of guitar amp when connected to soundcraft notepad 8FX does not give sound to the mixer. Is the Line out busted?

My guitar line out refuses to produce sound through the mixer. I am beginner guitar player and for my first gig I went to the church to play for a communion, I was carrying my guitar (Juarez), a ...
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Yamaha TF5 USB Output to ProPresenter

How do I bring in Yamaha TF5 USB channel output (33&34) to ProPresenter (only 16 channels)? For now, I am having to use FocusRite and it is causing ProPresenter to have a memory leak (crashes ...

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