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    Posted: 13 January 2020 at 3:03pm
Hello,  

I recently got a Behringer xenyx 2442fx mixer and I can either use it or sell it. But I am thinking to use it to try something. I want to use it as pre amp. 
I figured out I can connect my turntable to my crossover (4way) (using a headphone amplifier, so the option of also connecting a cd player remains), then I would run each output to a line in from the mixer and go from the direct out's to the amps. 
This way I can operate the gain of each frequencyband with the faders of the mixer. Each channel also has a mute, this way it can operate as a 'kill'. 

This would work I guess. The only thing that remains is how to safely(!) connect a mic, delay, siren,... on this setup. Anyone got experience with this? I am not sure what to use for this to work. The aux sends and returns or would it be better to work with the subgroups (as this opens more options I think). Currently breaking my head on this. I can't try it yet, because I am missing some cables. 

Thanks in advance!  

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A headphone amp won’t give the required RIAA eq curve for vinyl so you’ll need to factor this into the mix.
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Also sorry to say.. the direct outs will not be affected by the channel faders..  bit more working out required.. sometimes the best way to start is to draw a simple diagram of what you want to achieve.. good luck

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Ik tested this with a Mic and the faders do affect the direct outs. 
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Read the manual, and have a good look at the block diagram of your mixer until you understand it. For the turntable you need a standalone RIAA preamp.
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