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Re: Your PA Rig?



Best mixer ever for multiple input looping is Rane CM86, hands down. 

On Jun 21, 2013, at 3:05 AM, Rusty Perez <rustys.lists@gmail.com> wrote:

> I started out with a Behringer kx900 I think it was. 3 ins, but only 1
> xlr. So guitar through looper to amp, mic through harmonizer to amp,
> and mic on foot powered cajon.
> 
> A keyboard amp is not a bad choice because, as I understand, they are
> full range to take advantage of the keyboard.
> 
> I outgrew it when I started playing some bigger open air gigs.
> So I bought a Yamaha StagePas 500.
> It consists of two speakers, 10in/1in tweeter. and a mixer/amp which
> fits in the back of one speaker.
> 4 xlr ins with bass and treble and 3 stereo ins with the same. It has
> a monitor out, but no individual monitor mix levels. That, I believe,
> is it's biggest flaw.
> It has compression on two channels, and reverb, which I don't use.
> Anyway, it's plenty for what I do at this point. When I need a
> monitor, I use my roland ac30.
> 
> Good luck and have fun!
> Rusty
> 
> 
> On 6/20/13, Luis Angulo <louie.angulo@yahoo.com> wrote:
>> i currently use an AER acousticube,most compact monitor mixer for a solo
>> gigger,4 xlr  and1/4 inputs,separate monitor and P.A. volumes,efx sends 
>> and
>> returns,inserts aux in
>> highly recomended!
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> http://www.myspace.com/luisangulocom
>> 
>> 
>> ________________________________
>> From: Steve U <stevebassbird@yahoo.com>
>> To: "Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com"
>> <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
>> Cc: "loopers-delight@loopers-delight.com"
>> <loopers-delight@loopers-delight.com>
>> Sent: Friday, June 21, 2013 2:23 AM
>> Subject: Re: Your PA Rig?
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> 
>> On Jun 20, 2013, at 4:53 PM, Brent Taylor <threeleggedyoyo@hotmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>> Hey fellow loopers,
>>> 
>>> What do you all use to amplify your rigs? Was wondering if you had any
>>> suggestions for a PA setup.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> I'm a solo performer doing a one man band act:
>>> 
>>> 
>>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHlPKgmFj0w
>>> 
>>> 
>>> As you can see above right now in my place where I practice I just 
>>> have a
>> little 60-watt 4 channel PA that I hooked up to some speakers. It's ok
>> for practicing but it's cumbersome to take the speakers places. Larger
>> places have their own PA anyway. So I'm looking for something physically
>> manageable for smallish places and/or maybe busking. Ideally it would
>> be a little more powerful, too.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> I was considering something like the Behringer KX1200 or K1800 FX. But 
>>> I'm
>>> a little lost.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> As far as my needs go, I need something with 4 channels that can sound
>> good with the various instruments involved. Bass guitar, Guitar,
>> keyboards, drum machine, and vocals by necessity all end up coming out
>> if this. It would be nice if the channels had their own EQ like my
>> little PA does.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Alternatively maybe I just need different speakers. I'm not an expert 
>>> on
>>> this at all... I just bought
>> the biggest ones I could find on craigslist, cut open some speaker wire
>> and connected them to the PA.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Thanks for any suggestions.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> ~Brent
>>> www.facebook.com/sciencegonewrong
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