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5 years ago
Another question that I cannot find the answer to comes from wanting to run a keyboard or guitars through the board. Since I plan on using all 4 mic/line ins for mics, I am forced to move for the stereo inputs for the rest. If I want to plug in a keyboard, acoustic guitar, or headphone out of a small guitar amp into the board should I use a DI box? If I use a balanced cable without a DI box will a ground loop still occur, since it has a ground wire? Also, should I use just one mono 1/4" into the left stereo port, or convert to 2 separate 3 pole (TRS?) plugs and plug into both stereo channels for guitar and keyboard?
The soundcraft mixer I'm purchasing new because it's on clearance at musician's friend for $100, but I assuming that's because it's discontinued. Soundcraft is a pretty good brand for mixers right? And I'm not sure that Kustom made the speakers because the videos and sites that talk about the PW50 shows the same speaker with powerwerks logos. I think Kustom is just a middle man that is putting their logo on to increase sales for themselves and the designer powerwerks.
Still trying to wrap my head around a Soundcraft/Kustom PA :D
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