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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 ...
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Phantom Power Staying On

I just purchased a Behringer Xenyx 802 mixer and have a question about phantom power, which might be a general question--not just about the 802. There is a "Phantom Power" switch that turns it on for ...
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Recording with a mixer

I've recently bought a small mixer (YAMAHA MG102C) for my semi-complex routing needs and have trouble incorporating it in my current setup. The mixer works flawlessly but when the time comes for ...
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Digital AES50 and REAC (CAT5) connecters, normal RJ45 with XLR eye candy?

I want to prepare the wiring in our church to use a digital snake system. We haven't decided which brand we're going for yet, but both M-2001 - S-1608 (REAC) and X32 - S16 (AES50) combinations have ...
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Are “mute groups” only for monitors, and can “scenes” be layered?

Before you answer "just try it": I can't since I haven't decided on the hardware yet. Background: I'm in the process of looking at digital mixers and comparing their capabilities in order to replace ...
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Microphone v Phone Line Levels during Interviews

I have a Behringer Xenyx 502 mixer. My problem is the microphone levels are always much hotter than the phone line. Boosting the phone line isn't the problem as much as not overdriving the ...
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How to set levels of camera to the mixer?

Hey guys, I have a Azden fmx-22 mixer that I will connect a NTG-2 to and from there it will go into a Panasonic HDC Z10000 camera. How do I set the levels of the camera to the mixer if the mixer ...
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What is the difference between QX1622USB and QX1222USB

I am looking to purchase a mixer and am keen to know the practical difference between these two mixers. The price is about the same. What circumstances would you prefer the one over the other? The ...
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Using SQN into a H4n, issues!

Hello folks Had a sound job this week where I tried to use an SQN mixer into a H4n only to find out sending any kind of signal just limited the H4n dB meter. Padding the SQN with -20dB resulted in ...
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How does the group work on the Behringer X2442USB?

My Behringer X2442USB has a little panel on the left that has the follow [Button] [Button] [Button] [Button] LEFT LEFT LEFT LEFT [Button] [Button] [Button] [Button] ...
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Mono vs Stereo connections

I have an RCA stereo connector with a single 1/8 inch pin. I want to connect to a mixer with a 1/4 to 1/4 mono cable to either a mono channel or stereo channel and would like the best way to do it. ...
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Sennheiser MKE1 into MixPre

Hi Guys, I have a pair of Sennheiser MKE1 and I would like to test some stealth recording. If I want to plug them into a SD 702 I need something like the Sennheiser MZA 900p which is a little bit ...
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Is there a significant difference in sound quality between 1/4" jacks and XLR inputs for microphones?

I have a mixer that has 4 microphone channels. Each one has both a 1/4" jack input, and a three pronged input (XLR). I can choose one or the other for connecting my microphone. I am about to buy ...
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Why can I only use 2 microphones with my 4 channel USB mixer?

I just bought an Alesis MultiMix 4 USB. What I wanted it for was the ability to connect 4 microphones to my computer via USB, in order to record a podcast where 4 people could be individually miked. ...
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How do I use the Insert I/O on my Behringer Mixer?

My Behringer X2442USB has a feature called Insert I/O. I understand what Behringer has to say about this feature but now how to use it. From the manual, INSERT Insert points enable the processing ...
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Mixer / Power amp / Decibel Meter setup

I just bought: A power amplifier (Amazon.com link) A mixer (Amazon.com link) Two loudspeakers (Amazon.com link) A decibel meter (Amazon.com link) Before buying the decibel meter, the setup was clear ...
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Setting up Mixer Help

I need some help setting up my mixer. It is a Radioshack 4 Channel Mixer with effects. I have a speaker set, and the main speaker (Right) has input and output jacks (3.5mm) My monitor also has input ...