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How can I get my direct input monitoring louder?

I doubt this is really an error – as this interface is USB-powered, the designers probably spec'd the headphone output with rather low maximum voltage, so as to avoid supply problems; I know at ...
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Using EQ while mixing to compensate for frequency response of monitors/headphones

It is possible in some sense, and I believe there is software around that is designed specifically for this, but there are also reasons why this might not be the best approach. Obviously the character ...
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How to connect stereo output to mono speaker?

If you only have one speaker, you will only be able to output mono sound. Stereo sound requires two speakers. By convention, you should use the left 1/4 in. output to run to your speaker and ensure ...
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Considerations for moving monitor mixes to the stage

It depends on how decent the gear is where you are playing. If they have cheap stuff, it might be a problem, but from the medium end on up, they should either be able to use channel line inputs that ...
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How can I use the output of a wireless mic reciever as a wireless monitor and get audio on both sides of my headphones?

You have a few options, 1) you can buy a 1/8 or 1/4 inch headphone jack and short the L R connections together since (in an unbalanced situation (most regular headphones)) they share a common ground....
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How can I get my direct input monitoring louder?

Thanks for your answers. This is what I ended up doing: I found out you can buy a splitter for a mic (called an "isolation transformer", $40) which allows you to use two preamps (in other words it ...
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Considerations for moving monitor mixes to the stage

Ill answer your concerns in order 1) This depends on what you have but most if not all the mixers I have ever encountered have both line an mic level inputs. Some of the new digital stuff has a ...
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How to send different mix to 3 seperate headphones?

Whatever you do, you'll definitely need some kind of headphone amp(s) to properly drive the headsets' low impedance. With such amplification, the aux sends should be just fine, they shouldn't feature ...
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Can FX send be used as an extra AUX send on mixer?

Yes, according to the manual, page 20, the FX output on the mixer is before the internal effects processing, so you may use that output as an AUX too. You could perhaps free up the other AUX send by ...
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How to connect stereo output to mono speaker?

Those outputs are actually mono. When combined they provide the desired stereo effect You can use the cable to connect the L or R output to the speaker, yet need to be careful when using panning on ...
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Using EQ while mixing to compensate for frequency response of monitors/headphones

Systems such as SMAART and other Real Time Analyser based approaches can be used to level a system against EQ variation at a particular output level, however the problem is that the variations in a ...
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Can I get Microphone Input AND PC audio BOTH through Headphones without Delay?

I managed to solve it! There seems to be very little information available online on how to do this, which is odd because I'd expect it's quite common amongst YouTubers. Here is exactly what I did. ...
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Do professionals calibrate the monitoring environment to personal hearing capabilities?

This may be down to personal preference, but I keep my studio monitors flat - even though I have about 3dB [subjective] hearing loss above about 6kHz in one ear. It was caused by illness, not by ...
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Minimum hardware required for headphones monitoring?

The standard hack is to move one of the cans off your ear. Applications like Rogue Amoeba Loopback can route your mic input to the headphones. Loopback's latency is 20 ms, I don't know if this is low ...
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Closed or open-back headphones for live monitoring?

Generally, open-back headphones are better for mixing purposes. There are multiple reasons for this, you accumulate too much of the sub-region in closed-back and you don't hear the sound as clear, you ...
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3.5mm Audio Splitter - Diminished Quality?

Depends what you mean by 'listening quality'. The earbuds and the studio monitor cans are likely to be of different 'impedance' which will mean that for a set unit output level from the computer, the ...
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Sending drums and vocals to the in-ear monitoring mixer on stage

There are various ways to do this, but it all boils down to what kind of gigs you do, what gear you bring to a show and what gear is normally supplied or available. If you are able to bring your own ...
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Sending drums and vocals to the in-ear monitoring mixer on stage

You can buy a splitter snake and then you can send each channel to both mixers without using outputs on the FOH console.
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The best mic's for mancave jam room to hear the room

I've had really good experience with a set of custom molded earplugs with the interchangeable attenuators removed. They deliver very clear sound and still offer enough hearing protection. If ...
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Using EQ while mixing to compensate for frequency response of monitors/headphones

As said in a comment above the measuring would be really hard if you do it by yourself. There is already software for this though: http://www.sonarworks.com/headphones The software basically does ...
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Can I get Microphone Input AND PC audio BOTH through Headphones without Delay?

I found a solution that works. I would like to make this post for others who may still be digging in forums for a solution. I was able to find on Amazon an affordable USB audio interface that allowed ...
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Can I get Microphone Input AND PC audio BOTH through Headphones without Delay?

Your question seems to suggest this is purely for hearing purposes, not for any recording purposes. If that's the case, you just need to go to:- Control Panel > Sound > Recording > Right-click on ...
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What is the difference between headphone jack and line out on Zoom H5 Audio Recorder?

The H5 has an option to have the DB cut down from the line out out to the Camera, you can find this in the manual or on the Zoom YouTube channel for the H5
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What is the difference between headphone jack and line out on Zoom H5 Audio Recorder?

It's not a good idea, because the levels on both the line output and the headphone output are much too high for the camera mic input. If you were to turn the volume down on the headphone output, you'...
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How to connect stereo output to mono speaker?

You are not compelled to create a stereo mix if you can handle only a monaural output. Simply use the "PAN" controls on the inputs to send everything to the LEFT (or CENTER, etc.) and use just the ...
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How can I send internal FX to monitors on a Behringer mixer?

I just wanted to add a bit more details to Michael's answer regarding how to make it work with the UFX1204. I know it's 5 years later, but the manual doesn't properly address this trick. First, send ...
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How can I send internal FX to monitors on a Behringer mixer?

Some Behringer mixers have dedicated mon fx sends like the below (from the PMP1600): Other Behringer mixers (e.g. the XENYX X1204USB) don't have that option and here you have to patch back the FX ...
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How to send different mix to 3 seperate headphones?

Yes to @leftroundabout - mono is best for clarity and precision of monitors. Clipping is from impedance or gain structure issues. Buy multiple headphone amps, one for each aux, they don't each have ...
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How to send different mix to 3 seperate headphones?

Looks like that console has 4 sub-mix busses. Which means you can create two stereo sub-mixes. On the individual channel strip, you'd click the 1-2 or 3-4 buttons (or both), and then use the strip's ...
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How can I hear the sound during recording with a simple DSLR?

Yes indeed, my same question. A bit of research led me to this wonderful invention... One end into your mic port one end into your recorder and theres a feed line off out to your headphones. Its also ...
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