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Need something to switch from Monitors to Headphones.

Discussion in 'Monitoring / Headphones' started by djpraz3, Dec 11, 2010.

  1. djpraz3

    djpraz3 Active Member

    Okay, so I need something besides a PreSonus Studio Control Center or a Mackie Big Knob to switch from monitors to headphones. I record in the same room all of my equipment is in. The sound is crystal clear but I just don't feel like shutting off the monitors every time I have to start recording. Any suggestions?
  2. TheJackAttack

    TheJackAttack Distinguished Member

    That is precisely what the two units you listed do. What specific feature is it you need?
  3. djpraz3

    djpraz3 Active Member

    Just something to quiet the monitors and turn the headphones on because I can't record with the monitors on for obvious reasons, I was looking for something a little less pricey, there's features on those I would never use unless I was in a bigger studio.
  4. TheJackAttack

    TheJackAttack Distinguished Member

    Are your headphones AND you monitors both plugged into the Fast Track Pro? If so you can use something like the TC Electronics Level Pilot which is what I use with my powered monitors on location.
  5. djpraz3

    djpraz3 Active Member

    Yes that looks like exactly what I need, Im going to try it out. Thanks a lot!!
  6. mdb

    mdb Active Member

    Furman HA-6AB headphone amp has 6-channels of headphone output and the ability to run studio monitors. Press a button and it diverts the signal to the monitors rather than the phones.
  7. Spase

    Spase Active Member

    I use a small mixer - the Soundcraft Compact 4 to be exact. It has 2 stereo speker outs and 2 headphone outs.

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