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Need something to switch from Monitors to Headphones.

Discussion in 'Pro Audio Gear' started by djpraz3, Dec 11, 2010.

  1. djpraz3

    djpraz3 Member

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    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 Moderator Resource

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

    djpraz3 Member

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    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 Moderator Resource

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    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

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

    mdb Active Member

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    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

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    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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