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How to connect Powered Subwoofer to Mixer?

At first I was reluctant to answer this question, as I believe in order to do this properly, will cost more than the value of said sub-woofer. However as nobody else has commented, I will give you ...
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Electric guitar connected to Mixer doesnt work

I am somewhat reluctant to answer the question, due to the fact that I cannot find any further info (such as manuals) for that Leem LMM-6S mixer. I did found a Leem HM-624 which looks at least ...
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Monitor my amp while sharing with zoom

Sounds like this could be accomplished simply by using a USB audio interface with direct monitoring (for instance the Focusrite Scarlet 2i2 is quite common) The interface contains a headphone out for ...
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Amplifier + Speakers setup

You are correct in assuming that the speakers can only withstand the peak power for very short periods of time. The VP2520 is a 4 Ω speaker. Looking at the technical specs of the amp, it seems the ...
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How do you use gain effectively?

The importance of gain is often overlooked. Many recording interfaces have some sort of clip meter Indicator (often in the mid price a single red light). Manufacturers often recommend setting gain ...
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Speaker noises when computer falls asleep. Doesn’t everyone have this problem? How do I fix it?

Solved- I got a Mackie Big Knob passive($60) and it solved the issue..
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Speaker noises when computer falls asleep. Doesn’t everyone have this problem? How do I fix it?

The "fix" is to get an interface that doesn't do this, or never let the machine sleep. I have a similar problem with dynAudio BM6a's in that when the interface switches, the 400w bi-amps ...
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How to connect Powered Subwoofer to Mixer?

PreSonus has come to the rescue! Check out: PreSonus MicroStation BT at your fav search engine. It allows you to connect your mixer to active speakers (studio or pa), as well as your hifi rca input ...
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How to connect Powered Subwoofer to Mixer?

It's not ideal, but if you don't use the headphone output on the mixer, just run a stereo 1/4" to rca y-splitter cable to the rca inputs of the subwoofer. Otherwise, I'd have to agree that it would be ...
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I am not getting any sound out of my PA system. Did I connect something incorrectly?

Start by checking the row of LED-s on the Numark. They show the output level from the Numark. If they are not blinking, the Numark does not send any signal. If not, where is your signal supposed to ...
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On a small mixer (Behringer 802) do I have options for crowded cable management?

Your best bet is to custom build a cable solution. This is what I have done with every single mixer I have installed for my own use. This is really the only way to achieve the desired solution. Don't ...
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Best way to control audio in dual (same LAN) locations from one spot.

You can use something like Sonos. This is a simple way of creating a multiroom streaming service. If you're a bit technical and think the Sonos is to expensive you can look into something like the ...
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Sync Korg SQ-1 with DAW (Logic)

In Logic 10.7.4, to send clock only, use Project Settings > Synchronization > MIDI, choose SQ-1 CTRL and check "Clock". In my case I'm using SQ-1 to synchronize a Moog Mavis with Logic....
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Sync Korg SQ-1 with DAW (Logic)

So my workaround looks as follows: connect SQ-1 to DAW via USB sync out Volca cable to sync in SQ-1 set bpm in Volca with the same value as in DAW hit record in DAW hit start in SQ-1 Probably not ...
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Can a FX send on a mixer be used as an extra buss for multi-track recording

Yes, you can use the FX send to send the 3rd channel to the recorder as you said. Just keep in mind that it's a mono bus on the out. But the recorder seems to only have 2 inputs and you will have to ...
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How to input sounds live during a podcast

Could you plug your computer into a channel on your mixer board? It's hard to tell without knowing what specific mixer you have, but you should be able to find a suitable cable for $5-20. On your ...
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I have 2 keyboards PSR E353 and PSR I455. Can I connect them both in a midi setup?

The "USB TO DEVICE" connector is not useful for real-time MIDI. Both keyboards have a "USB TO HOST" connector, which can be connected only to a PC. So if you want to link them, you have to do this ...
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Low/distorted signals from headworn microphone

Here's some basic checks you can do at each stage. This applies more generally to pretty much any signal chain too. I'm sure if you go through and check everything, you will find a place where your ...
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Setting up Microphone to avoid feedback

Annie Lennox of the Eurhythmics quite famously recorded her vocals in the control room rather than the studio. This was done by using two techniques together. A dynamic mic with a high rejection to ...
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Setting up Microphone to avoid feedback

a) Shotgun microphones perform best when cancelling off-axis planar wavefronts. In short, not indoors. They work best outdoors. b) You are obviously feeding-back your microphone signal into your ...
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Classical guitar to a mic to a guitar processor (or even better guitar amp)?

Well what you want to do is a bit tricky. Lets take it from the top and clear some basics. If you use a normal microphone driving it straight to the amplifier wont be a good option. Microphone '...
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Adding live band and choir to PA System

You don't mention how you record; are you splitting the masters from the QX1832USB, recording via the USB interface, or anything else? A different solution to what owl describes could simply be to ...
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Electric guitar connected to Mixer doesnt work

As you'll know, an electric guitar typically requires amplification to be heard, hence usually plugging it into an amp! On top of this you usually throw a bunch of standard distortion and reverb ...
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setup for having an amp output mono to two speakers

One solution could be using a mixing console converting your signal to mono then routing back the signal to your amp. In the same category, why don't you convert to mono your output source. This kind ...
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Shaky sound from speakers?

I have found out the problem, I will share this with anyone that may run into this in the future. It was a simple problem yet I could not notice it at first. The table I had my turntable on was ...
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Sync projects with remote NAS

I have a "recording" folder on my HomeComputer and a "recording" folder on my StudioComputer, and I wanted these working folders to stay in sync, similar to dropbox or google drive. The folders ...
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Furman power conditioner - can I use with a power bar to expand my outputs?

You should be fine plugging your power bar into the furman (i do the same thing) as long as you don't pull too much current. The pl-8c has a 15amp 'breaker' on it, so don't exceed that. I don't ...
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