Re: Home Setup

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Posted by Rob Perl on January 06, 2000 at 13:25:46:

In Reply to: Home Setup posted by Tyler Snellings on January 04, 2000 at 23:55:26:

: Hello All -

: Heres my problem:

: I go from a cheap Rouge amp out the headphone output into the mixer.
: From the mixer to some cheap speakers.

: I have my stereo inputed into another channel.

: My mixers is a RadioShack 4 channel Microphone Mixer
: I can't any sound to come out of my speakers that work fine.

: Mixer URL:

: The speakers a regular stereo speakers with a quarter inch input with an adaptor
: to plug into the mixer output.

: Heres what I want to know:

: Whats wrong and what equiptment do i need to buy to make it all work correctly?

: Thanks for your help.
: Tyler Snellings


The solution is pretty easy. The problem is that your mixer is not powered - it has to
be amplified before it goes into the speakers. Here's what to do:

1. Connect your stereo directly to you speakers.
2. Connect the left and right outputs from your mixer to one of the inputs in the back of your
stereo - aux, ld, phono, tape, etc. You'll need to buy two adapters from Radio Shack - phono femal to 1/4" mono male.
3. Plug your bass directly into the mixer, but keep the fader level low.
4. Plug your tape or CD player into the mixer. Your best bet is to buy two more of the above adapters and plug into
the 1/4" input of the mixer - it's much louder; just keep the fader level low so it doesn't distort.

That should do it. This way you can play along with tapes and CD's. Let me know how it works out.

Good Luck,


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