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how do you pair amplifiers and speakers?

Contradicting rules of thumb: amp should be 2x speaker wattage so the amp doesn't struggle speakers should be slightly higher rating so they don't blow up In stereo systems or any combo of amp and ...
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Yamaha NP-35's speaker as Windows 11 output

I am able to select NP-35 as my output in MacOS but I am unable to select it as a sound output device on windows 11. I have verified that the keyboard is connected as I am able to use it in Piano ...
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Would PA Speakers or Studio Monitors be better for practicing live vocals?

My main concern is the volume, which is why I don’t want to go with PA Speakers per se, but I do want an accurate representation of what I will sound like through a PA System. Also, will I experience ...
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Speaker enclosures

I'm just about to embark on making a cabinet for two 12" speakers (and possibly bullet) for use with guitar. Some cabs are totally enclosed, some have open backs, and I've built some with a port ...
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How can I build a multiple input audio setup for my KRK Monitors?

I have recently bought KRK Rokit G4 5 and I've paired them with my Eris Sub 8. I'm running this all through a Scarlett Solo 3rd Gen. And I also have a condenser microphone AT2020, which I directly ...
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Mystery driver I can't identify [closed]

I have a mystery compression driver (tweeter) Hi there, I'm new to working with compression drivers and could use some advice. I have a few questions: How do I identify the make and model of a ...
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Feeling that speaker's low bass getting stuck in one's ear

(The feeling is is subjective, but it is very hard to describe technically.) I have a speaker with very strong bass, which is fine, but when I play music with it, even in extremely low volume, it ...
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Do People and/or Robots Speak on Pitch and in Harmony with themselves?

I asked this in Linguistics, but apparently nobody there wants to venture an answer; maybe this is a better place to ask it. My ear is not good enough to tell via observation whether people speak in ...
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Front of House and Monitor Placement in Mixer

You are working with a noob. I have a Yamaha Emx512c powered mixer that has two channels. I know next to nothing other than the mixer has two separate powered channels. Each channel runs 500W at 4ohms ...
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How to connect headphone output to a "balanced" monitor speaker?

It seems complicated to connect a digital piano's headphone output to a monitor speaker which takes a "balanced" input. How is it done? It seems what a "balanced input" is, is to ...
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DTX402k eDrum kick sounds opaque into PA SPEAKER

I was wondering if I need a mixer between my DTX402k and my BEHRINGER B112 PA speaker in order to get the sound of my kick pad right. When I connect my headphones it sounds perfect but once I try to ...
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How to fix broken speaker connection terminal [closed]

Amp model: Roland JC-77 How to fix broken speaker connection terminal? OR Where to buy a replacement part? See picture below
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I need a stage vocal monitor. Can I use a spare amp?

I sing backups and play bass. Sometimes it's hard to hear my singing, and would like a stage monitor so I can hear my voice. I have a spare guitar amp. Can this be used as a vocal monitor? How would I ...
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Audio design for (home) digital piano

I want to rebuild a digital piano so that it looks more like stylish furniture—maybe something like the Yamaha Modus H01. This is more of a fun project with the goal of developing some wood working ...
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Hooking up my Avlex PA-200 or Fender PX-22080 mixing console to two Passive studio Monitors with RCA inputs. will it work?

I got myself in a bit of a pickle trying to figure out how to set up studio monitors so I could stop running my music I make through guitar cabs and my TV. Ideally, I'd run my interface (scarlett 2i2) ...
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Does a desktop speaker with subwoofer sound better on a small room? [closed]

I'm planning to buy a Logitech z333 80 watt desktop speaker with a sub and just wondering if it sounds better in my small room. Will it still cause a reverb or something else?
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Will hooking the output on a monitoring loudspeaker to a bass amp instead of a subwoofer damage anything?

I bought a Thump15a and plan to use a focusrite scarlett solo with it. My brother plays bass and has a bass amp, and so I was wondering if I could take the output of the thump15a and plug into the ...
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Connecting Launchkey Mk 11 midi controller and Roland Fantom G7 to one set of speakers

The Launchkey is plugged into my laptop with a USB and plays through the laptop speakers. The G7 needs external speakers - I have a separate set of Logitech speakers - Bass and two speakers. I can ...
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Old speakers not working when attached to a RCA output device with an adapter

I have a pair of old Pioneer S-P170 speakers that I’m trying to hook up to various RCA output devices with the use of an adapter I recently purchased. I know the speakers work and have the positive ...
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Are studio monitors necessary for producing tracks?

Studio monitors are expensive. Excellent quality headphones are cheap. When I look at how people listen to music, it's almost always on earphones, headphones or cheap small speakers. Are studio ...
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What if i use Home theater instead of studio monitors for mixing at home?

I learned little music mixing at my friend studio. You can say a beginner and i am just about to start my own mixing at home. And, thought to make a setup. But bit confuse about speakers. As my friend ...
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Speaker not working of laney lionheart

I have a laney lionheart mini amp, and a fender squire bullet strat. I connected my guitar to the amp and switched it on, but no sound came from the speaker; then I connected my headphone to the jack,...
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Splitting a 4x12 to two 2x12s

I have a 4x12 cab loaded with 8ohm speakers. I'd like to connect two amps to this cab, one amp running into the top two speakers, the other into the bottom two. Basically turn it into two 2x12s in the ...
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connect two keyboards to speaker and possibly computer sometimes

I have two keyboards (well, one digital piano and one synthesizer) that both have stereo out jack outputs. How can I connect both to one set of speakers so that I will also be able to record ...
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Struggling with amp and speaker impedance

I've recently bought an old vintage Sovtek MIG 60 - it's beautiful and I'm really excited to play it more frequently. However, as much as I try with Google, I can't seem to get a straight answer ...
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3.5mm to Sony LBT D107 [closed]

I'd like to connect my iPhone to my Sony LBT D107 as an input source. I'm no technician, but: 1) What's the most affordable way to this? 2) What sort of connection will provide the best quality ...
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Do cabinets and speaker enclosures add the additional harmonic contents?

When people say guitar cabinets or monitor speakers have the influences on the tones or sounds they are producing. Q: Do they mean cabinets and speaker enclosures add the new additional harmonic ...
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Query - Running two ampeg 8ohm cabs with different Wattages

Now I've tried to get my head around ohms etc and I thiiiiiiink i understand but I want to double check because I'm feeling pretty thick today and getting in a muddle. I have a markbass TTE500. It's ...
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Fender hot rod deluxe connected to speaker simulator diagram

I am trying to connect my Fender hot rod deluxe tube amp to a speaker simulator. My speaker simulator is the Iron Cab which has a "link out", and the manual description says: Attention! When using ...
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Replacement speaker for Black Widow SP 2A? [closed]

I have a pair of Peaveys with Black Widow speakers. The model is SP 2A with Max Power 300 RMS, 150 continuous, 8 ohm. One of them is blown and I'm trying to find a replacement. I have searched all ...
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Is there a huge sound quality difference if I use a monitor or an amp for my keyboard instead of using my logitech z906? [closed]

I'm thinking of buying some monitors if it will boost the sound quality but I already have like a 400$ speaker for the computer. Im wondering if it's worth or not for the investment
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Connect piano digital keyboard to 5.1 surround speakers

I have these 5.1 speakers system which can be connected with a minijack 3.5mm Line IN and a digital piano (Yamaha P-105) which has the following ports: in the back: in the front (for phones): now I ...
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75w Ampeg tube amp with 16 ohm output jacks

I have 2 15" Altec 421A 8 ohm speaker cabinets but would like to also use an 18" EV speaker also. The Ampeg amp has 2 16 ohm speaker output jacks. How would I hook them up or should I use the 2 8ohm ...
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Guitar into Interace into AMP

I'm planning on buying a behringer u phoria UMC22 interface in order to connect my guitar to my PC to emulate effects and amps. I believe the correct way of outputting the sound is into a set of ...
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Are stereo speakers suitable substitutes for studio/rehearsal monitor? What amps/preapms are required?

first time posting. I have an old JVC player, model: MX-V508T. It has two unit, a CD/AMP/DECK TUNER UNIT and a Speaker unit. The CD/AMP/DECK TUNER UNIT is getting beyond repair. So, I want to dispose ...
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Speaker doesn’t play crunk/punchy bass!

I’ve got 3 speakers but all of them did not play that punchy bass, which is mostly on Southern Rap songs! And by that I mean this! For example Skip to 0.45 ...
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Is it safe to plug guitar directly to portable (battery powered rechargeable) speaker

This is more of a technical questions but it relates to music practice, still, feel free to comment if you think it doesn’t belong here. I bought a 6.3mm female 3.5mm male jack adapter and did the ...
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Speaker impedance connected in parallel for the power mixer

I have Behringer PMP4000 power mixer. I am considering buying two passive fullrange speakers Behringer B1520 Pro Eurolive. According to the speakers specification they are 8 ohm, with power rating ...
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Can I connect 2 sets of speakers to a Mackie Mix 5?

I have a Mackie Mix 5 mixer. I was going to connect the Main Outs to powered EV PA speakers. Can I connect the Tape Out to powered monitor speakers?
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Guitar Drummer Pa system

So me and a friend have got a partial band lol. Its me on guitar and vocals and him on the drums. My question is how should we set up. we usually play in my shop metal walls and concrete floors. I ...
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Is it possible to oversize a sound system for a given space?

I've been practicing singing recently (hard rock/metal), with the intention of joining a band in the near future. I am working on recording some demos, but currently I am just monitoring and playing ...
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Which way should I point subwoofers in a small-medium sized venue?

To expand on the title, I'm building a pair of 3 way speakers and, to make them more compact, I'm planning on facing the sub woofer to the sides or rear. I'd expect to use them in small venues (pubs, ...
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connect a mac or windows pc to a eon612 speacker

I have a eon612 speaker and I would like to have it play tracks from my PC windows pc 3.5mm jack. Do I need an amplifier between the pc and eon612? Is there a low cost solutions? can it be done ...
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What is the easiest way to hook up a monitor speaker without needing a mixer?

How would you normally connect another speaker to an existing speaker (ie. guitar amp) in order to use it as a stage monitor? Does the speaker need to have some special output like 1/4 trs or xlr, ...
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How to rewire my cabinet properly

You are the proud owner of 2 tube amps. One has mono outputs for 16 and 8 Ohms, and the other has mono outputs for 4 and 8 Ohms. You are also the proud owner of an Orange PPC212, which has 2 mono ...
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1 or 2 PA speakers?

I am doing a duo for small clubs, wineries, restaurant decks in the good weather, etc. Acoustic guitar and percussion. (congas, hand percussion.). Can I get away using only one PA speaker?
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How could I make this studio setup work?

I'm fairly new to this and I hope this is the right place to ask. I apologise if it's not. Let's say I have the following speakers/subwoofer: http://microlab.com/en/catalog/2.1/wired/m-200-platinum/...
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Can I use a midi-keyboard without pc?

I am planning to buy a piano keyboard with weighted keys. I searched on Amazon and found these two -- https://www.amazon.com/M-Audio-Hammer-88-Hammer-Action-Controller/dp/B0714D3DVN/ref=sr_1_1?s=...
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How to control volume of USB monitor speakers?

I use Behringer Studio 50 USB studio monitors together with my Macbook Pro, connected via USB. The problem is that they are extremely loud, even on the "volume 1" setting of my Macbook. My current ...
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This monitor speaker have problem?

I bought one monitor speaker (Behringer Truth B1030A) but I think this device has a problem. I play a music but this speaker does not play some sounds. I play this music by (Boss BR 600). Source ...
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