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Post by moch » Wed Aug 08, 2018 6:49 pm

what the the proper way of hooking pedals to a mixer board.

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Re: mixer

Post by WhiteWarlock » Wed Aug 08, 2018 6:54 pm


FX Loops
you can use AUX send/return buss for FX per channel
depending on your mixer
Mono return or use stereo pedal(chorus/pan) last in your pedal chain
typically AUX is used with rack FX
there are 4 Aux Busses on my Tascam mixer

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Re: mixer

Post by WhiteWarlock » Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:32 pm

you can also while making "no input mixing board" NIMB
take your headphone out to channel input(with or without gain/distortion stage pedals)
then exploit the FX loop with FX pedals
yet personally don't fuck with any of that retarded shit
because like the capacitors in my mixers
you will fuck them up overloading preamps & channel strips
just because it sounds "cool" today
it will start sounding/acting like shit tomorrow with overloaded type of sustained abuse
FYI prolonged overload on mixer channels is BAD
recapping fuct channel strips is not fun
(if want making that type of opamp noisefloor resonant feedback loop then can easily do it other ways)
there may be safer way performing NIMB via AUX/FX
never really experimented with it much
or personally "need" using that method

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Re: mixer

Post by timdrage » Thu Aug 09, 2018 2:40 am

moch wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 6:49 pm
what the the proper way of hooking pedals to a mixer board.
There is no 'proper' way, pedals are supposed to be hooked up to a guitar amp not a mixer.

Noise = doing things improperly

DO actually learn how to use a mixer tho yes.

I've never had a mixer fail due to feedback or clipping (but then again maybe I've just been too much on forums and not enough actually playing/recording tho ha), only due to being repeatedly thrown on the floor. :D

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Re: mixer

Post by moch » Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:50 am

what i have been doing is hooking my contact mic into the line in and it makes quite amazing noisy drone scapes,

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Re: mixer

Post by WhiteWarlock » Thu Aug 09, 2018 12:05 pm

timdrage wrote:
Thu Aug 09, 2018 2:40 am
moch wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 6:49 pm
what the the proper way of hooking pedals to a mixer board.
There is no 'proper' way, pedals are supposed to be hooked up to a guitar amp not a mixer.

Noise = doing things improperly

DO actually learn how to use a mixer tho yes.

I've never had a mixer fail due to feedback or clipping (but then again maybe I've just been too much on forums and not enough actually playing/recording tho ha), only due to being repeatedly thrown on the floor. :D
How is the overall noise floor on your mixer now?
Noise floor will start increasing on channels from abuse
that is the first sign it needs recapped
get it's not an important factor for some people

have done full recaps on plenty of studio console channels strips
was taught doing that by factory tech from AMEK
also engineer for "Oasis"
~shrug~ never really listened to them or anything

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Re: mixer

Post by timdrage » Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:51 pm

Dunno, my old ones I only ever really used for feedback noise anyway so don't have much frame of reference and my new/good one I don't really use heavy channel clipping anyway :) but yeah like i said never knowingly had anything stop working or sound noticeably worse thru using as a no-input/feedback loop instrument

shouldn't both these threads be in Gear?

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Post by timdrage » Mon Aug 13, 2018 1:20 am

Having said all that, I thiiink I finally fried a mixer channel at Noise Shed this weekend :D haven't unpacked the gear to check it yet but it seemed to have a serious hum problem at the time (albiet with someone else's setup plugged in )

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Re: mixer

Post by MKULTRA » Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:08 am

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Re: mixer

Post by jliat » Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:25 am

MKULTRA wrote:
Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:08 am
timdrage wrote:
Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:51 pm

shouldn't both these threads be in Gear?
Only joking, but shouldn't you have re-posted this in MISC?

or


META :shock:

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Re: mixer

Post by killing raven sun » Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:57 am

jliat wrote:
Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:25 am
MKULTRA wrote:
Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:08 am
timdrage wrote:
Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:51 pm

shouldn't both these threads be in Gear?
Only joking, but shouldn't you have re-posted this in MISC?

or


META :shock:
fail. jokes are funny, you are just dumb, did your mommy and daddy not show you enough attention?

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Re: mixer

Post by Bonehole » Sun Aug 19, 2018 2:50 am

WhiteWarlock wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:32 pm
(if want making that type of opamp noisefloor resonant feedback loop then can easily do it other ways)
Could you explain some of these other ways, just in case I wanted to do it?

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Re: mixer

Post by timdrage » Mon Aug 20, 2018 2:58 am

timdrage wrote:
Mon Aug 13, 2018 1:20 am
Having said all that, I thiiink I finally fried a mixer channel at Noise Shed this weekend :D haven't unpacked the gear to check it yet but it seemed to have a serious hum problem at the time (albiet with someone else's setup plugged in )
UPDATE: actually nah it's fine, must have been some problem with someone else's gear/cables :chin:

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Re: mixer

Post by timdrage » Mon Aug 20, 2018 3:00 am

Bonehole wrote:
Sun Aug 19, 2018 2:50 am
WhiteWarlock wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:32 pm
(if want making that type of opamp noisefloor resonant feedback loop then can easily do it other ways)
Could you explain some of these other ways, just in case I wanted to do it?
Would like to know too, especially if they are cheaper and easier than 'buying the cheapest mixer u can find and slamming some feedback thru it'

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