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by Dolswe
Sun Dec 28, 2014 6:08 pm
Forum: Audio Interfaces
Topic: Turning on Scarlett 2i2 without hooking to MAC/Ipad
Replies: 3
Views: 6887

Re: Turning on Scarlett 2i2 without hooking to MAC/Ipad

This was my last audio interface before the one I use now. Unfortunately NO. Niether does my M-Audio. Until these units see a host computer to do a handshake there will not be any input or output till it talks to the host computer. To solve your problem you just need a small mixer like a Mackie 4 c...
by Dolswe
Sat Dec 27, 2014 11:50 pm
Forum: Audio Interfaces
Topic: Turning on Scarlett 2i2 without hooking to MAC/Ipad
Replies: 3
Views: 6887

Turning on Scarlett 2i2 without hooking to MAC/Ipad

Hi everyone~! I have recently purchased Scarlett 2i2. The choice was based on price and the number of inputs available. Two inpts seemed right for the budget. I did not, however, like the idea of the device runnning on BUS power as I am using iPad instead of a computer so need to use powered USB hub...
by Dolswe
Sat Dec 27, 2014 11:30 pm
Forum: Audio Interfaces
Topic: TS, TRS or XLR; Line level input or instrument level input
Replies: 8
Views: 17316

Re: TS, TRS or XLR; Line level input or instrument level inp

I think it would help if you separate the signal strength of a cable from this whole balanced versus unbalanced issue. Whether a cable is balanced or not has nothing to do with what kind of signal it's carrying per se, it's just one tool to try and minimize noise in longer runs. Any signal level ca...
by Dolswe
Sat Dec 27, 2014 7:27 am
Forum: Audio Interfaces
Topic: TS, TRS or XLR; Line level input or instrument level input
Replies: 8
Views: 17316

Re: TS, TRS or XLR; Line level input or instrument level inp

Hi all, I have a very useful article regarding signal levels as below. http://www.ovnilab.com/articles/linelevel.shtml It turns out the types of signals in the order of signal strenth is MIC -> Instrument -> Line (consumer -> professional) -> speaker. This now only leaves me with two questions as be...
by Dolswe
Sat Dec 27, 2014 6:20 am
Forum: Audio Interfaces
Topic: TS, TRS or XLR; Line level input or instrument level input
Replies: 8
Views: 17316

Re: TS, TRS or XLR; Line level input or instrument level inp

Hi, Thank you very much for those of you who posted detailed reply to my post. I still think this topic of difference between various cable types, connector types, and signal types (line level, mic level, instrument level) is a much confused and misunderstood one--because I think I already see some ...
by Dolswe
Fri Dec 26, 2014 5:26 am
Forum: Audio Interfaces
Topic: TS, TRS or XLR; Line level input or instrument level input
Replies: 8
Views: 17316

TS, TRS or XLR; Line level input or instrument level input

HI all, I am quite new to recording music and would very much appreciate help from the more experienced in terms of connecting my keyboard, Scarlett 2i2, and the monitor speakers. I have questions regarding connecting various components as below. 1. Keyboard and Scarlett 2i2 - Some people say Keyboa...