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Difference between microphone and line in inputs?

Line in is an audio input normally around 150mv line sensitivity and can be used for devices such as tape players,cd players,mp3 players etc. It cannot be used as a microphone input as you would ...
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Input levels (mic/inst/line) and DI-Box

To which input should I insert both an active di-box with a passive guitar and a passive dibox with an active guitar? MIC input without phantom power (unless the active DI box is powered by phantom ...
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How to split multiple audio inputs?

You want an audio interface - these come in many sizes, so buy one with the number of inputs you need - and this will allow you to control your inputs individually. Most of these interfaces work well ...
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Looking for (preferaby free) sofware that can pan an input signal while recording to a stereo track

You can do it in audacity with one click per track. Open your stereo file. Right click in the left bar & select Split Stereo Track. Then you can click one or other Solo button to mute the other ...
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Recording audio through 3.5mm jack on a Mac

As you've found out, most 3.5 mm cables won't work. If I replace my aux chord for a 4-pole aux chord, will my Mac recognize the mixamp as an audio input? If you use the correct cable, yes. There are ...
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Mic plugged in the guitar input does not work

I'm not sure who sold you that XLR to 1/4" cable, but it flat out isn't right. XLR is a balanced signal, which means it has 3 different conductors. The 1/4" connector it is adapting to only is a Tip/...
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What is this Behringer X1622USB footswitch insert used for?

According to this SOS article, it is for a latching footswitch to bypass the FX section. A stereo TRS jack carries the output from the internal effects section and there's an effects bypass ...
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What is the best way to wire an audio interface with 1/4 outputs to studio monitors that have an XLR input?

You just use two balanced audio cables with XLR on the speaker side and 1/4-inch on the audio interface side. That is a very standard pro audio cable.
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Dummy load on TV video input with RCA jack?

The TV needs an actual video source to be detected. Simply terminating the input doesn't count. You need a video signal that has all the synchronization signals (which are detected) but the picture ...
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Mic plugged in the guitar input does not work

Plug your Microphone, using a XLR(Male)-XLR(Female) cable into the Microphone input. It is the input with the little Microphone picture as shown here: Using any other input will not work.
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Can I connect a bass guitar directly to my mixer?

That the channel is "stereo" is really not important as long as you use the L/mono input. But there are other things to consider: The load impedance (mixer input impedance) should be higher than the ...
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Understanding various input lines types for mixing?

Here's a great summary of the different signal levels: Mic level is the lowest, or weakest, level signal of the four and requires a preamplifier to bring it up to Line level. Instrument level ...
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Looking for (preferaby free) sofware that can pan an input signal while recording to a stereo track

You can indeed pan on recording or "mute recording on alternate tracks" as you originally put it. It can be easy, or difficult, depending on the software and your technical knowledge, but ...
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Retroactively reduce high input volume

I had to deal with a similar case once: a lengthy voice recording (4 voices mixed down to 1 track) with a lot of clipping. Well, the clipping parts were lost. But looking at your spectrum, it seems ...
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How does one get timecode onto a 5d Mark IV from a Sound Devices MixPre-3 II?

None of the Canon 5D series cameras will read incoming timecode. You can stripe it to one of the audio channels as a reference, but there is no camera timecode function as such. Striping the timecode ...
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How to connect a Roland EG-101 headphone output jack to a computer to record input?

Looking at the manual, you should have a stereo line output via two RCA sockets. These would be the ones I would be using. You need an RCA to line level cable. The line level end is likely to be a 3....
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What is this Behringer X1622USB footswitch insert used for?

I have the Behringer XENYX X1222 USB mixer, and I can confirm that you need TRS cable and footswitch to mute the effects. I used the TGI footswitch, model TGFS1. Works perfectly, allowing me to switch ...
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Combining several inputs to a single headphone output?

As a theatre technician for a multitude of shows that involve everything from bands to 60 people musicals, you have a few options. You can go with a mixer as mentioned above or you can use something a ...
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Combining several inputs to a single headphone output?

You just need a mixer (before the headphone amp) to control what and how much goes into your in-ears. In live situations this is a very simple task for a monitor engineer but if there isn't one, the ...
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Can I connect DI box to mixer line in?

1. "Can I feed DI box output into the line inputs in my mixer?" Your typical Behringer mixer has a gain range of -10 to +40 dB with the line in, but this varies from mixer to mixer (look it up in the ...
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How do I keep my guitar signal from clipping in logic pro x with UA Apollo Twin?

You can't change the signal level that that's recorded from Logic, Logic will record the signal it gets bit for bit. You can change the monitoring level in Logic and that's what you're hearing when ...
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MIDI input 3 second delay lag

I have experienced the same issue, including just yesterday preparing for a live performance, and thought the unit was broken. Apparently based on your post, it is a bug in the 1x1 itself. To ...
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MIDI input 3 second delay lag

Had the same problem with E-Mu MIDI 1x1, windows 7 64 bit. Disconnectng and reconnecting the MIDI USB solved the mystery delay. Thanks.
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