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Amping indoor and outdoor speakers

I'm helping a friend with their resturant. They have indoor and outdoor passive speakers connected to a single amp. How can I go about making the outside louder with out making the inside loud. ...
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Can FX send be used as an extra AUX send on mixer?

We have the Allen & Heath PA28 in our church. We use the two FB1 & FB2 outputs for our primary stage monitors. We have one other AUX output that are using for recording purposes. Now we are ...
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Can I use a powered mixer as an unpowered mixer via the effects loop output?

Using the 1/4" Line Out of an Effects Loop, can I use a powered mixer as an unpowered mixer without damaging the mixer? I understand I would never send the speaker outputs from a powered mixer to ...
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How to tell number of audio channels exposed to computer over USB?

I would like to record multiple separate channels on my computer. I.e. such that each input in the breakout box is exposed as an separate input to the audio software. It seems like a lot of breakout ...
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Cubase AI6 and Xonar U7 - weird noise and overdubbing problem

Let me first describe my setup. The PC is a pretty standard one with Win7 x64 Pro and Cubase AI 6. The soundcard is ASUS Xonar U7 with 2xRCA main output, PHONES and MIC jacks. The sound setup is a bit ...
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Help with setting up audio recording for retirement home meeting

First time posting on here. My mother's apartment complex like to record their board meeting and are on a small (< $300) budget. There should be four board members speaking, each should have a ...
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What type of filter is the low and high on my mixer

I have a mixer ( Yamaha n12 ). It has a high and low eq and also a mid with a separate q nob. In the manual it states the the high and low are shelving filters but explains no more than that. Would it ...
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Dual Phantom Power sources?

I have a question if anyone would be kind enough to answer. I have a phantom power on my mixer and my sound card. I have only ever used the phantom supply on the mixer because that is where the mic is ...
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Remove Buzzing on PC Line In Jack with Audio Compressor After Mixer

I have done some pretty detailed trouble shooting on this and just want to know what additional equipment or things to try to eliminate the electronic buzzing noise I get. PC Line In Jack Behringer ...
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Balanced output to stereo unbalanced input

My preamp gives a balanced TRS output instead of unbalanced stereo which is what my input device requires. Is it possible there is a reverse DI box of sorts that converts balanced mono to unbalanced ...
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Using the digital snake with the X32

If I use one S16 digital snake with the X32, can I route it with channels 17 thru 32 and outputs 9 thru 16?
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Using an unpowered microphone on a mixer board?

I just recently bought a Mackie 402VLZ4 and trying to use a set of microphones on the board. The microphones I'm trying to use are as follows: A lavalier microphone (mini to XLR adapter being used):...
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Line in 5/6 sounds awful

Bought a Behringer XENYX1202. When I plug in a 1/4 cable into the mic lines (1-4), everything sounds fantastic. However, when I plug the same cable into 5/6 it sounds pretty awful until I pull it out ...
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Building a modern radio studio

Hope this isn't a question that's been asked a thousand times before! I've been press-ganged into building a new 'portable' studio for a non-profit community radio station. Unfortunately I've never ...
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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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How do I connect Zoom recorder to Yamaha mixer?

How do I connect my Zoom H4n to a Yamaha MG82CX that someone else is setting up? Just because the connectors match doesn't mean it works, and playing connector-converter doesn't help. I've always ...
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Laptop audio out to mixing board 30' away

Where I work we routinely need to connect random laptops, both PC and Mac, to our mixing board usually at a distance of about 30' away. Generally we will be connecting to both a projector in the ...
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Passive Speakers connected to a mixer

I have a pair of Yamaha NS-333 speakers that are passive/unpowered speakers. Will I damage them by connecting them to a mixer or will I simply get a lower sound quality without an audio amplifier?
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Audio interface or Mixer with built-in audio interface?

Currently I have no equipment, but i plan on building up a very basic home studio and home DJing setup. The first thing i want to buy is a set of self powered studio monitors (KRK Rokit RP5's). I was ...
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FL studio route one mixer track to another

Can I redirect the audio output of a mixer track to another mixer track ? There is send to Insert XX. But it also sends the sound to Master. I want to route the sound completely to an insert track I ...
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Program for mixing multiple inputs and outputting to single stream

Is there some software that I can use that cane take multiple audio inputs, say from a mic, and two virtual audio cables, mix them so I can change volumes and gain and all that, and then output to ...
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How to get AUX send mono signal converted to stereo?

I have a small mixer (Soundcraft Spirit Folio Lite) with 2 AUX sends that I want to use for monitoring. I'm plugging one of those AUX sends to the CD/MP3 in of my POD HD500X guitar multieffect so I ...
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Removing pop sounds and heavy breathing from male voice

We have a male actor who tends to breathe heavily and enunciates his p's quite distinctively. What could we do to reduce or completely remove the pop-like sounds during a live performance? Any eq ...
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podcast with multiple mics, linux os: should i run the mics through an audio interface/mixer or connect both to pc using virtual audio cable?

any suggestions on how to best set up my mics for a multi mic podcasting setup? i haven't purchased any equipment yet. planning on buying a few mics, and then connecting them in the following ways. ...
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Multiple audio sources to monitoring speakers

I bought a mixer (Alesis MultiMix 4) thinking I would be able to connect multiple stereo audio sources (jack or mini jack) , adjust their level which each knob and output everything on a pair of ...
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Using a crossfader in a passive circuit

I'm trying to build a really simple passive summing circuit for combining two line-level stereo audio sources (iPod + laptop or iPod + iPod), and I really want to be able to fade between the sources. ...
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Effects: On “insert” or “on-line”

I'm not sure how's it called. I use an EQ for my microphone. I have two options how to plug it: Microphone -> MIC IN -> Insert OUT -> EQ unit -> Insert IN -> Microphone -> EQ unit -&...
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Which cable should be used in paired AUX sends and return on mixer?

My mixer has paired aux send and return jacks. For example aux 1/2 send and return are SPDIF, and the 3/4, 5/6 aux send and return jacks are paired. There are not separate aux send and return jacks. ...
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Connect powered speakers to powered mixer?

I would like to know if it isn't dangerous to connect a pair of speakers (Edifier r1000tc power supplied) to Beringher PMH2000 (power mixer).
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How do you eliminate or lessen feedback?

I have a 24 channel mackie mixing board, and I am trying to run two shure super 55s through the board and into two EV 1 inch monitors. I am getting a large amount of feedback whenever I try to get any ...
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Can I assign the left side of a stereo channel to both subgroups in a stereo set and assign it stereo in a different set? [closed]

I have a Behringer x2442usb mixer which has a stereo effects unit. I would like to be able to assign the effect to both sub-groups 1-2 and 3-4, with subgroup 1-2 for left channel only while subgroup ...
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Using radio mics with SQN mixer

I have a few questions regarding the usage of radio mics and their input level into an SQN mixer; Does the radio transmitter/receiver for the mic transmit/receive "mic level" or "line level" audio, ...
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Interference caused by a mixer?

I'm having a 'problem' with wireless sets we use. (Sennheiser EW100 G3) Whenever it's directly connected to one of our ENG broadcast camera's they work just fine. However, when the wireless receiver ...
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How to separate in-ear monitor mix from audience mix?

I'm totally new to mixing and live environments, but my main concern is having In Ear Monitors for my band so we can hear a metronome. But I don't want the audience to hear it. This is the mixer I'm ...
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Multiple IEM mixes / multiple transmitters?

I'm wondering how to have multiple IEM mixes. So the drummer hears a mix different than the lead vocals mix. I know one way to do this is, pan some instruments left and right and send mono signals to ...
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Having issues with a Pop and a Hiss

I put this video together to help demonstrate my problem: I forgot to mention in the video, but my entire rig runs through a Monster Pro Power 2500.
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How do I hear the metronome in my ears without the audience hearing it?

I'm looking to get this mixer - this one And I'll have the whole band hooked up to in ear monitors so we can hear all of the instruments/vocals and metronome. But is it possible to have the metronome ...
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New to mixing. Does everything go into one speaker? [closed]

I just started looking into performing live. When I purchase a mixer, I'll have the guitar, bass, vocals, maybe even piano, pass through the mixer correct? Different channels. But do mixers only have ...
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I'm going to get an IEM system but I need a mixer

I am going to buy an IEM system so I can hear my vocals. (I am the lead singer in a band) I don't really care about hearing the music, I'll be able to. If my vocals are the only thing that I can hear ...
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Convert mono output to stereo?

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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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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How to best sum 32 microphones to 4 lines

I need to find a way (not using a large mixer on stage) to sum 32 microphones to 4 lines. In a small package (preferably rack mounted). Per now I use a large soundcraft mixer and aux sends. It pains ...
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A budget audio interface with surface controls and multi-track recording ability

I'm currently trying to find an interface which meets my needs for podcast recording. The needs are as follows: at least 2 XLR microphone inputs. at least 3 line inputs for recording turntables or ...
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Best cheap basic analogue audio mixer?

I'm basically looking for a device that allows for multiple (at least two, maybe three or four) stereo RCA inputs and a single stereo RCA output. There needs to be a fader on each stereo input. A ...
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Behringer X32 digital feedback loop

I've been using the "new" Behringer X32. Occasionally, and still without knowing exactly why, I get a digital feedback and the master volume goes to top. No specific frequency, just a digital ...
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Any small bus-powered USB mixers on the market?

I've been trying to find a USB-powered mixer. Something with 2 or 3 microphone inputs. I've seen the Mackie VLZ's and the Alesis MultiMix, but all of them require bulky power supplies. Is there ...
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Record more than two external mics with Tascam DR-40 into separate tracks

Tascam DR-40 has two external mic inputs. I believe I can record two stereo tracks on each input. I've been plugging in an XLR microphone into each of the two inputs and recording a podcast with two ...
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Noise connecting mixer to PC

I've got a Xenyx1202FX that I am trying to use to record some stuff. I connect it to the PC throughout the stereo main out into the PC (win7) line in. I am also using a UK-> EURO power adapter. ...
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Fostex FM3 Field Mixer

Hi, Does anyone have any experience with this mixer that can share the pros and cons of recording with it? (preamps, noise and other features...) I'm thinking of buying one field mixer and there are ...
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Active/Passive Speakers - Powered or Unpowered mixers?

I've been searching for mixers, and speakers. I'm setting up a small practice room in my basement. I've been using my school's. This was working, never really looked much into speaker types and ...