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by rufus13
Sun Feb 14, 2010 9:23 pm
Forum: MIXING DESKS
Topic: mixer mods (adding a mute to each channel)
Replies: 10
Views: 22529

Assuming no automation, and a completely manual analog board.... Yes, the channel insert jack is a useful thing for adding effects if you have lots of them. If you don't have many effects, use the Aux inserts and the buss inserts. Even pretty basic 8x4x2 mixers (like Soundcraft 200-series) have 4 re...
by rufus13
Sat Feb 13, 2010 5:52 am
Forum: MIXING DESKS
Topic: soundcraft serie 200 AND SERIE 200B
Replies: 4
Views: 18226

+1 on Soundcraft 200/200B

These are good mixers, plenty expensive when new. The sheet metal and power supplies are worth more than you paid.

Cheers.
by rufus13
Sat Feb 13, 2010 5:49 am
Forum: MIXING DESKS
Topic: mixer mods (adding a mute to each channel)
Replies: 10
Views: 22529

duh...

This is an INSERT line! Just build an insert jack with a switch on it to open the tip and short the ring to the sleeve.

Everything quiet, including Auxes, unless you can get your EQ's to oscillate (joke only!).
by rufus13
Sat Feb 13, 2010 5:41 am
Forum: MIXING DESKS
Topic: mixer mods (adding a mute to each channel)
Replies: 10
Views: 22529

where to drop in a switch?

I would open a piece of PCB trace and solder in place a pair of jumper pins that a push-on connector could lead up to a switch. If you decided to delete this "feature", push a jumper over the pins on the PCB and tape over the hole in the panel. Add a note to the user manual about this PCB "feature"....