VS-2480CD, VS-2480: Creating a Headphone or Monitor Mix Using an External Headphone or Speaker Amplifier Tags: mix,aux,send,amp,headphone,bus,busses,phones Any of the eight Aux Busses of the VS-2480 can be used to create a montior speaker or headphone mix. The following example will guide through creating a mono mix using Aux Bus 7. PATCHING Connect an audio cable from L-AUX-A to the input of your speaker amplifier or headphone amplifier. Press EZ ROUTING. Press F3(OUTPUT). Use the CURSOR Arrows to highlight "AUX A." Rotate the TIME/VALUE dial to make a "virtual" connection from the AUX 7/8 bus to output AUX A. Press the IN 17-24 / AUX SEND button above the red master fader. Raise AUX 7 fader to 0dB.Now, any channel that is sent to Aux 7 will output audio to the L-AUX-A jack and will be heard through the connected monitor speaker or headphone amplifier. CREATING A MONITOR OR HEADPHONE MIX Let's start sending audio to the monitor speaker or headphone amplifier from instruments that are currently connected or recorded tracks. Press the IN 1-16 button or the IN 17-24/AUX SND button to assign the faders as inputs faders--to send instruments or microphones currently connected to the monitor speaker or headphones.Press the TR-1-16 button or the TR 17-24 button to assign the faders as track faders--to send pre recorded tracks to the monitor speaker or headphones. As an example, we'll send Channel 1 to the monitor speaker or headphones.Press the CH EDIT located above Channel 1. Use the CURSOR arrows to select AUX 7 and then turn the TIME/VALUE dial to select "Pre". CURSOR to the send knob of AUX 7 and turn the TIME/VALUE dial to a desired level. This will now send directly to the connected monitor speaker or headphone amp. Repeat steps 1 through 4 for any additional input or track channels.