Problem struck, Allen Heath Xone: db4 and DJM 800, help
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    Default Problem struck, Allen Heath Xone: db4 and DJM 800, help

    Hello there guys, so problems have occurred, I have this upcoming gig and guys want to use theirs DJM 800 and CDJ's, I dont like CDJ's and obviously DJM 800 and they kinda fussed about when its my time to play, you have to plug out leads from DJm 800 and plug it in into DB4, so, my question is, how to avoid that quiet gap?

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    Does the amp have more than one input?
    If so plug in both mixers.
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    Plug your mixer into one of the DJM channels, or learn to use club-standard mixers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nicky H View Post
    Does the amp have more than one input?
    If so plug in both mixers.
    Now i have to ask that, but if not, what else to do?

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    Quote Originally Posted by makar1 View Post
    Plug your mixer into one of the DJM channels, or learn to use club-standard mixers.
    I do know how to use "club standard" mixers, and they are shit, you just cant compare some djm800 to xone db4

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    Unlike the DB mixers, DJMs have plenty of inputs. Why not use one of them?

    Ideally run the digital out of your DB4 into one of the DJM's digital inputs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by makar1 View Post
    Unlike the DB mixers, DJMs have plenty of inputs. Why not use one of them?

    Ideally run the digital out of your DB4 into one of the DJM's digital inputs.
    I dont like DJM's, thats why I just bought DB4, in the past, I also had CDJ 2000 Nexuses, didn't like them either, I guess not a pioneer guy, what kind of lead I would need?

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    A 75ohm single RCA cable is the best thing to use, but you can probably get away with using regular RCA cables.

    You can also use the analogue RCA Record Output of the DB4 if the mixer you are plugging into does not have digital inputs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by makar1 View Post
    A 75ohm single RCA cable is the best thing to use, but you can probably get away with using regular RCA cables.

    You can also use the analogue RCA Record Output of the DB4 if the mixer you are plugging into does not have digital inputs.
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    Also make absolutely sure you ask the stage manager very politely if you can do that, and if there's enough room for you to do that (don't ask them to make room). Because if you just roll up and expect to start tearing up the install, chances are you either aren't coming back, or will get ejected at exit velocity.

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