VS-2480CD, VS-2480: Creating a Headphone or Monitor Mix Using an External Headphone or Speaker Amplifier

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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

  1. Connect an audio cable from L-AUX-A to the input of your speaker amplifier or headphone amplifier.
  2. Press EZ ROUTING.
  3. Press F3(OUTPUT).
  4. Use the CURSOR Arrows to highlight "AUX A."
  5. Rotate the TIME/VALUE dial to make a "virtual" connection from the AUX 7/8 bus to output AUX A.
  6. Press the IN 17-24 / AUX SEND button above the red master fader.
  7. 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.

  1. 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.
  2. As an example, we'll send Channel 1 to the monitor speaker or headphones.
    Press the CH EDIT located above Channel 1.
  3. Use the CURSOR arrows to select AUX 7 and then turn the TIME/VALUE dial to select "Pre".
  4. 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.
  5. Repeat steps 1 through 4 for any additional input or track channels.